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Contentious Construction Solicitor

BBBH24363
£45000 - £60000 per annum
Manchester North West Manchester

Managing this Role

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Lucy Burt

Recruitment Consultant - North West
0161 240 3763

This is a high-level opportunity to work with industry leaders. You will have exposure to work with top clients at a dynamic firm that has a high level of technical know-how with commercial astuteness, putting you ahead of the curve.

The Firm

This top tier mid-sized firm are powerful in impact, entrepreneurial and a high-quality commercial law firm. They are multi award winning, and have recently won the award for law firm of the year at a prestigious industry award ceremony. This has positioned the practice as the leading alternative to the regional and national practices in the North West.

The firm have an impressive client base, which has a growing number of FTSE 250 companies. The firm is a member of a global association of law firms, giving them a competitive edge, and a significant proportion of their work an international element.

The firm has a strong leadership team and ambitious plans to continue growing their departments housing industry leaders. It's their partner led approach to their client service that cements their longstanding relationships.

The practice is a genuine investor in people, making it an innovative place to work with countless opportunities for progression and no feeling of hitting a glass ceiling. They want you to excel and reach your full potential with a number of promotions, showing the level of career prospects.

The Role

The firm is seeking a Contentious Construction Solicitor to join their modern, and growing Manchester office.

You will deal with a broad client base covering many industry sectors, the sheer level of variety will make for an interesting caseload. The firm are often for a growing number of FTSE 250 companies.

You will work predominantly on a range of contentious matters providing representation in all forums of dispute resolution including adjudication, mediation, expert determination, arbitration and litigation.

You will also occasionally assist with a Partner in the department on non-contentious matters including the preparation of contract documentation, advice on risk identification and mitigation and contract administration.

Due to the expansion of the team and increased workloads, the role comes with prospects for career progression and development.

Requirements

  • You will be Construction Solicitor with at least 2 years PQE
  • You will have particular experience in contentious construction law
  • The ability to confidentially manage your own caseload of high calibre work and clients
  • You will be commercially minded and enjoy business development and marketing
  • Excellent communication skills
  • You will be a team player with excellent attention to detail.

Remuneration

  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience, on offer is an excellent benefits package and bonus scheme

This is an excellent opportunity for a Contentious Construction Solicitor, to join this dynamic, growing, and forward-thinking practice based in Manchester.

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