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Construction Disputes - Associate

£110000.00 - £125000 per annum excellent benefits
London City London

Managing this Role


Marcus Chu

Recruitment Consultant - City of London
0203 865 2113

Construction Disputes Associate: This international business elite firm is investing into their Construction group; their contentious team are ranked Tier 1 on the Legal 500. You will have a high level of responsibility working across a range of global sectors ranging from domestic to multi-million-pound cross-border oil & gas disputes and arbitrations, and high-value offshore work.

The Firm

Considered amongst one of the world's elite, professional services law firm; this Top 20 international firm has a solid global footprint. You can expect the perfect balance of complex cross-border international work to the highest quality national work, with an unparalleled client roster. The teams operate as a collaborative unit across the globe with offices across Europe, Middle East, Asia Pacific & America's. They are recognised for their expertise within Corporate, Financial Services, Commercial Litigation/Arbitration, TMT, Employment, Real Estate, and Energy projects.

The firm adopts a contemporary approach and listed as the most innovative law firm by the Financial Times. The firm offers an opportunity for forward-thinking, like-minded individuals to work amongst an outstanding team in a collaborative, supportive environment.

The firm has excellent international credentials, partnering with a broad global client base, you will have direct exposure to an abundance of diverse yet challenging work. In recent years, the firm has achieved more tier 1 rankings in the Legal 500 UK and Chambers than any other firm. Competitive associate benefits, with opportunities for international secondments, this firm can offer you the right platforms to drive your career forward.

The Role

This global elite law firm is seeking a construction disputes associate (2-5 PQE) to join their construction and infrastructure team in their City of London office.

The construction disputes team is part of a wider group of a world-class disputes team, recognised for their providing commercial astute advice across all the main dispute forums. The team's extensive experience covers commercial and industrial real estate; rail, road, port and airport infrastructure, power generation facilities; oil and gas facilities; mining and ancillary transport and logistical facilities.

You will be:

  • Focusing on high-value domestic and international cross-border contentious construction work across a range of sectors including infrastructure, transport, energy and natural resources.
  • Acting for major developers, contractors, funders, and employers whilst managing client relationships at the front end.
  • Obtain a high level of responsibility for day-to-day management of contentious matters, reporting to and working closely alongside partners.
  • Working closely with the firm's award-winning banking and projects practice on a range of matters


  • UK qualified (or other common-law jurisdiction) with 2-5 years PQE gained at a City / Top international firm. (Senior Associates are encouraged to apply and will be considered for a more senior position)
  • Excellent academic background
  • Solid experience acting for commercial clients in contentious matters encompassing domestic, international and cross-border issues
  • Experience working in energy, infrastructure, transport and resources sectors and on project financed matters

This is a standout opportunity for a construction disputes associate (2-5 PQE) to join a world-class construction disputes group, and be a part of a wider Litigation group.