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Construction Disputes Solicitor

£55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum Excellent Benefits
Manchester Manchester

Managing this Role


Callum Carter

Senior Headhunter - North West
0203 865 2113

A leading global firm are hiring a Construction Litigation Associate into their Manchester office. This is an opportunity that will offer amazing prospects to grow and develop with market leading training. This firm are leading on a global scale, and with a deep appreciation for the needs of their clients and a sophisticated brand, they offer pioneering legal services to the modern world.

The Firm

Recognised as one of the international elite firms, combining global sector expertise with international scale and a strategy to become a progressive technology-driven firm. This firm dominates across their key industry-leading sectors of financial services, technology, real estate, energy, projects and infrastructure. They mark a global footprint with offices across 5 continents and all the major jurisdictions.

Situated amongst the global elites, this firm sets themselves apart through providing the technical rigour, strategic excellence and long-term partnership to keep each client ahead, across over 20 practice areas and sector groups on domestic, and international issues. They provide world-class full-service capabilities with an international outlook with a high level of collaboration and inclusivity.

One key benefit in working within this firm is the genuine work-life balance, with a good bonus structure activated upon reaching a highly achievable billable target. The internal progression and investment into the team's learning and development is also something to highlight as a key component to the firm's inclusive and supportive culture along with visionary partnership schemes.

The Role

This global elite firm is looking to invest in their Construction Disputes team, seeking an Associate NQ-5 PQE in their Manchester office.

As part of an elite group, naturally you will be exposed to a broad range of 'big ticket' construction and engineering disputes matters at the highest level. The firm has an active long term growth strategy in the construction disputes team, to increase partner headcount, as such mid-senior associates have clear progression opportunities.

As the successful hire you will:

  • Advise on high value, complex disputes in the UK and Worldwide as well as handling discrete legal issues for large international organisations and high-profile clients.
  • Have a thorough understanding of all the major forms of contract including JCT, NEC and FIDIC and all forms of dispute resolution at an international level including arbitration, litigation and adjudication.


  • Must have experience as a Construction Litigation Associate NQ-5 years PQE.
  • Experience within a recognised Construction practice handling complex international work.
  • Keen to do business development and able to building lasting relationships with clients, colleagues and support staff.
  • You should be ambitious and wanting to progress your career with a top firm.
  • Remuneration is well above market rate and negotiable depending on your level of experience, plus an excellent bonus structure and benefits package.

This is an exciting role with fantastic opportunities for growth and development, where you will get industry leading exposure and training that will put you years ahead of your PQE level.