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Construction Litigation Associate

£98000 - £118000 per annum excellent benefits
London City London

Managing this Role


Marcus Chu

Recruitment Consultant - City of London
0203 865 2113

Construction Associate: Recognised as one of the global elite 'Circle' of Law firms, an opportunity is available for a Construction Disputes Associate to join their team in the London office. 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

Recognised as one of the global elite 'Circle' of Law firms, the firm dominates across their industry focus, with the highest quality work in all the key industry sectors. The firm has an unparalleled level of international expertise, with a global footprint spanning across almost every continent. The firm provides the world's pre-eminent corporations and financial institutions with full commercial law capabilities. They remain leaders in global sectors; financial institutions, technology, energy, healthcare, infrastructure, transport and life sciences.

As a top global law firm, they are unique in ways separating themselves apart from their elite peers. The firm believes work-life balance is the key to success - this is reflected by a realistic yearly billable target to activate a high yield bonus scheme.

The firm operates in accordance to its global business principles of quality, unity and integrity. You will find a perfect balance of high-complexity challenging work, with a friendly and supportive environment.

The Role

This global elite law firm is seeking a construction 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 associate (2-5 PQE) to join a world-class construction disputes group, and be a part of a wider Litigation group.