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Construction Associate

£60000 - £80000 per annum
Manchester City Of Manchester

Managing this Role


Ray Birkett

Recruitment Consultant - North West
0161 240 3763

Join a Top 20 law firm that is well-known for its number of homegrown Partners, offering a springboard for your career. The firm has ambitious overseas expansion plans, and they already have an established presence across Asia, the Middle East and the US. You will be exposed to large-scale projects working alongside some of the most technically strong lawyers in the UK.

The Firm:

You will join a global, Top 20 law firm that is continually evolving and growing. The firm has a strong focus on developed and emerging markets and boasts an impressive track record in many sectors, including transport, energy, and insurance.

The firm has a uniquely innovative and forward-thinking approach, being one of the first in the UK to adopt AI and technology throughout the firm. This has streamlined processes and ensures that their lawyers perform at the highest level. This has had a positive impact on client service, which has resulted in revenue growth of 15% year on year. This growth makes them one of the fastest-growing law firms in the world, and they have no plans to slow down.

Another key area of investment for the firm has been in its people. They are well-known throughout the industry to empower, nurture, and develop legal talent, demonstrated by the increasing number of homegrown Partners.

This firm offers all the benefits of working for an international law firm: a top tier, multi-jurisdictional client base, interesting first-class work, and an accessible network of specialist, renowned lawyers worldwide. Despite their size, they retain a regional approach, giving them a local feel and an advantage over their competitors.

The Role

The firm is seeking a Construction Associate to join their highly regarded Construction team, based in Manchester City Centre.

Their Construction team has a presence across the globe, and you will find that the work you undertake is international in nature. The client base is extremely diverse and includes government bodies, private developers and contractors.

You will be advising on a broad range of large-scale, multi-billion pound projects across retail, energy, and hotel and leisure. You will be working closely with the Construction team's leading Partners, giving you an unrivalled level of exposure to challenging, complex work. This will provide you with the tools and confidence you need to develop your technical skills and progress your career.

You will find that this opportunity comes with a high level of career investment and progression. Not only that, but international relocation is welcomed, and you will find that many of their lawyers have taken advantage of the firm's global reach by relocating to one of their offices across Europe, Asia and the US.


  • You will be a Construction Solicitor with a minimum of 3 years experience ((there is no upper limit in regards to the amount of experience)
  • Experience across all aspects of non-contentious construction matters
  • Exposure to international, large-scale projects
  • Strong academic track record

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious, driven Construction Associate to join an international, Top 20 law firm in their Manchester City Centre office.