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Professional Support Lawyer - Construction

£55000 - £75000 per annum
Manchester City Of Manchester

Managing this Role


Ray Birkett

Recruitment Consultant - North West
0161 240 3763

This is a rare opportunity to join a leading international law firm in their Manchester office. The firm is Top 20 ranked and is known for its exceptional quality of work and successful history. If you are looking for a career move that will see you utilise your experience and knowledge in a PSL role, there is undoubtedly no better firm to do so.

The Firm

This leading international law firm has offices throughout every major UK city and is one of the largest law firms globally in terms of headcount and revenue. They are ranked Tier 1 in the Legal 500 across an abundance of specialisms and are recognised for their commercial awareness, innovation, and sector knowledge.

This recognition has given them an enviable client base, and you can expect to act for a multitude of multinational PLCs and household names. The quality of work is exceptional, and you can expect to gain exposure to interesting, high-value work.

Despite their size, the firm doesn't have the stuffy, corporate environment that you may expect to find. They have close-knit, collaborative teams that will welcome you with open arms, and an active social calendar that will allow you to integrate with your colleagues across the firm.

They also offer a high level of flexibility, with home working commonplace even before the lockdown and reasonable targets that promote quality of service over financials.

The Role

The firm is looking to bring a Professional Support Lawyer on board to strengthen their Construction team. You will work closely with their respected team in Manchester, who handle a broad range of high value and high-profile construction projects and disputes.

You will lead on the professional development activity within the Construction team, ensuring fee earners' knowledge is up to date, and their processes are as efficient as possible. You will ensure that the quality of service that the firm's clients have come to expect remains high and will work on a strategic level with the Partners to grow their Lawyers confidence and skill base.

This is an exceptional opportunity for a Construction Solicitor to join a respected, Top 20 international law firm as a Professional Support Lawyer. You will receive a highly competitive salary, flexible working arrangements, including home working and part-time hours, and significant investment in your own career so you can continue to develop and progress.


  • You will be a Construction Solicitor with a minimum of 3 years PQE; however, the role would suit senior lawyers who are looking to take on more of a development / strategic role
  • Able to communicate effectively and handle multiple responsibilities
  • You will need to demonstrate high intellect with a pragmatic and commercial approach
  • Be confident in your approach, as the work is high profile and complex

Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.