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Construction Litigation Associate

£50000 - £75000 per annum
Manchester North West Manchester

This is an opportunity to join a top 20 law firm with a cutting-edge, forward-thinking approach. This firm's innovative working method includes using such technological advances as AI to streamline their work processes. As a result, they achieve high organic growth year on year and continually receive an abundance of industry and employer awards.
The Firm:

With offices throughout every major UK City and internationally, the firm is Tier 1 in the Legal 500 across an abundance of specialisms. They have been repeatedly recognised for their commercial awareness, innovation, and the sector knowledge that they possess. This Top 20 law firm boasts homegrown partners and have established stellar individual reputations that give them and the firm real gravitas.

The firm has made significant investments throughout 2020, with the Manchester office being a key area of focus for the firm. This is evidenced by their investment into the latest technology, continuously improving the office space, and the number of strategic heavyweight hires made in the last 12 months alone. They have a strong appetite for growth, and 2021 will be no different.

Investment in technology has always been an essential part of who the firm is. They are constantly looking to remain ahead of the curve, provide a seamless client experience, and take away the monotonous administrative duties that will free up time to focus on what you do best; delivering top quality client service, build relationships, and generate revenue.

The client base reflects the firm's calibre, reputation, and expert knowledge. You will be representing international clients, household FTSE 250 names, and public sector bodies, making for a challenging yet interesting and rewarding caseload.

What truly sets this firm apart is their culture. You may expect a firm of this size to have a stuffy, corporate environment, but that couldn't be further from reality. You will find a close-knit, collaborative team that will welcome you with open arms from day one, and an active social calendar that will allow you to integrate and build strong relationships with the wider team. This makes for an enjoyable and stimulating work environment, allowing the firm to enjoy an unrivalled employee retention rate. Also, you will find that the firm nurtures and develops legal talent, this is well demonstrated by the growing number of home-grown partners.

The Role

This is a stand-out opportunity for a Construction Litigation Associate to join this highly regarded, Top 20 firm, based in Manchester.

The team handles a broad range of Construction Litigation work on behalf of employers. You will deal with a wide range of different industry sectors, as well as a wide range of company sizes, this variety will make for an exciting and diverse caseload.

You will handle a varied caseload with a key focus on domestic and international construction disputes. Acting for a diverse client and sector base, you will gain direct experience in all aspects of disputes avoidance, management and resolution of high quality, highly complex disputes in the infrastructure, construction and transport sectors. The team you will be working with have a proven track record of success in providing contractual, practical, operational and risk management advice on distressed, high-value or strategically critical projects.

There are excellent prospects here for progression with the continued growth of this department and the firm.


  • 1- 4 Years PQE Qualified solicitor
  • Strong professional and interpersonal skills
  • Great communication skills and legal technical skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment and develop relationships across the business
  • Proven record of successfully leading and managing projects
  • Ability to demonstrate a deep understanding of the technical issues that are key to our clients
  • Recognises and grasps opportunities for the firm, including repeat business
  • Good knowledge of PC applications, including MS Office

If you are looking to join a Top tier practice in their Manchester office, apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give us a call for a confidential conversation