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Contentious Construction Solicitor

£65000 - £70000 per annum Negotiable Excellent Benefits

Managing this Role


Jonathan Kitto

Senior Headhunter - London
0203 865 2113

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Construction Solicitor to join a highly ranked legal 500 public-sector focussed firm, which has had involvement in iconic projects of national significance. In this role, you will find a great opportunity for growth in your legal career with a prestigious firm in the City.

You will find an exemplary culture, that fosters career progression while maintaining an unrivalled work-life balance with superb hybrid working systems and flexible working options.

The Firm

This Legal 500 ranked firm has been established over 200 years and has one of the best reputations nationally for public sector work.

The firm has grown significantly recently, more than doubling in size over the last five years. They are ranked highly in the Legal 500 and are top tier across a number of practice areas. You will find a progressive, dynamic, professional, and forward-thinking culture.

The firm deals with heavyweight projects and transactions, on par with larger City practices. Where they differ from City firms is in their culture. You will find a friendly and encouraging team of top-quality lawyers. The offering is designed to promote a healthy work-life balance - you won't find lawyers in the office after 6 pm - with both flexible and hybrid working as standard.

You will find an active social scene within this well-reputed practice, making this a particularly vibrant and exciting firm to work with.

The Role

The firm is recruiting for a Construction Solicitor (NQ-3 years PQE) to join them in their central London office.

This role is based in the firm's City of London headquarters but applicants are welcomed from anywhere in the UK, as long as they are able to make it to the office 1-2 days a week.

You will work within the Construction Disputes team, operating on claims worth hundreds of millions of pounds to simpler enforcement matters.

The team is highly skilled and familiar with a broad range of construction contacts including JCT, NEC, PPC, FIDIC, ICE and GC/Works. The department acts on all forms of the JCT and NEC family, with a particular focus on JCT DB and NEC Options A and C.

This will be a fulfilling role as you gain exposure to the firm's broad client base operating on a wide variety of interesting projects. The firm is extremely nurturing, offering impressive training and development opportunities - creating a superb path for progression.


  • You will be an England and Wales Solicitor with NQ - 3 years PQE
  • Having expertise in advising Public sector clients is highly desirable.
  • It is essential you have experience in Construction law - preferably contentious


  • Salary is negotiable between £65,000-£70,000 depending on your PQE
  • Hybrid and flexible working
  • 28 days starting holiday
  • Private medical insurance

This is an excellent opportunity for a Construction Solicitor NQ - 3 PQE with a firm headquartered in the heart of London.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to contact Jonathan Kitto at JMC Legal Recruitment for a confidential conversation.