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Project & Commercial Solicitor

£65000 - £80000 per annum Negotiable and Excellent Benefits
City South West London London City of London

Managing this Role


Jonathan Kitto

Senior Headhunter - London
0203 865 2113

This opportunity is for a junior solicitor NQ - 3 PQE to join a highly ranked Projects team based in the City of London office.

You will find an interesting variety of work as the team advises on projects, procurement and commercial transactions. This variety contributes to a flexible and exciting work place within a firm that is ranked Tier 1 in the Legal 500 and Chambers across a number of practice areas.

The Firm

This City firm is ranked in the Top 200, but you will find a culture that stands them apart from the usual machine of the City. They are forward-thinking, collegiate and put the people at the heart of their business.

They are multi-award winning and are known Nationally for their commitment to nurturing and developing legal talent; this is demonstrated by their retention rate of staff at all levels. They use cutting edge technology and are ahead of the curve in the legal landscape.

You will find a client base that is National and International; this includes many FTSE 250 companies.

As a growing practice, this firm offer exciting prospects for progression. This makes it the ideal place for junior - mid level solicitors to launch their careers. Not only will you find some of the top-quality work but you will also gain insight from some of the country's most pioneering legal professionals.

In addition, solicitors at every level benefit from a modern and flexible hybrid working policy.

The Role

This Tier 1 Legal 500 firm is looking for a Projects Solicitor to join its flourishing City of London office.

The team has recently worked on some of the most significant development and infrastructure projects nationally.

You will work alongside highly experienced Partners within team as the firm believes in giving junior solicitors real responsibility - enabling you to grow. The team is renowned across the UK and internationally.

The work that will undertake will involve advising on projects such as:

  • PFI (Private Finance Initiative) and PPP (Public Private Partnership) projects
  • Development agreements
  • Professional team appointments & collateral warranties
  • Funding agreements and Public procurement rules

As well as assisting senior fee earners in the team you will also run your own case of files on matters such as advising on project and concession agreements and affiliated project documents. You will also provide advice in relation to commercial contracts, including business to business services agreements, facilities management contracts and joint venture arrangements.

The work covers a broad range of clients, from registered providers of social housing, to private developers, leisure providers, investors, local authorities and multi-national corporations.

Other duties will include drafting and negotiating project ancillary construction documents such as building contracts, professional team appointments, collateral warranties; and assisting partners and senior fee earners with advice in relation to governance and procurement issues.

This is position comes with exciting prospects for progression as the team continues to grow as well as offering you exposure to the finest work in the sector.


  • You will be a England & Wales Solicitor with NQ-3 years PQE
  • You will have good technical knowledge
  • Candidate with either Projects, Construction or Corporate/Commercial experience are encouraged to apply
  • You will be proactive and comfortable with working independently


  • Salary is above market rate and negotiable depending on experience
  • Starting holiday allowance of 25 days
  • Private healthcare
  • Flexible and hybrid working options
  • Impressive company pension

This is an excellent opportunity for a Projects Solicitor to join a stand out firm in the City of London office.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to contact Jonathan Kitto at JMC Legal Recruitment for a confidential conversation.