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Construction Associate

£50000 - £55000 per annum
South Yorkshire Sheffield

Managing this Role


Joey Medway

Headhunter - North West & Yorkshire
0203 865 2113

Join this award-winning Top 25 Firm and advise on a wealth of high-profile Construction matters, with incremental support on your journey towards admirable recognition in the construction field.

This Top 25 Firm have established an exceptional reputation amongst clients and peers for their forward-thinking, people-focused approach across all 30 international locations. In particular, they have earned L500 Top Tier recognition in the vast majority of their world-class capabilities within the UK, reinforcing their status as a national heavyweight.

What sets this firm apart in the market is their innovative, agile approach to legal services. With outstanding sector specialists in each department, combined with advanced legal tech, clients receive a balance of traditional and alternative solutions to their needs - making for a quality and efficient experience.

But quality and efficiency does not end there. Their unique investment in employees, nurturing and developing talent throughout all levels, has led to a high retention rate and a fast-increasing number of home-grown partners across the offices. Here, you will receive significant support from respected Partners and the platform to develop yourself to an extremely high level.

The Role:

  • This is a highly progressive opportunity for a Construction Associate to join the firm's vibrant office in Sheffield, with hybrid working in place
  • The leading Construction team provide specialist advice on high-profile, multimillion-pound matters across numerous sectors such as energy, transport, infrastructure and hospitality
  • As such, you will be given the freedom to specialise in contentious and/or non-contentious matters - depending on your preference, this could include drafting & negotiating construction contracts (NEC, JCT), guiding through all forms of ADR and litigation (including mediations & adjudications), advising procurement routes and liaising with civil authorities to obtain planning permission & approvals
  • Your client base will be varied and feature both public and private parties such as contractors, developers, consultants, occupiers and local & central government
  • As a junior solicitor, you will find that this opportunity comes with a high level of career investment and progression; you can take advantage of the firm's global reach, enabling you to skyrocket your career to the very top level

The Ideal Candidate:

  • A qualified Construction Solicitor from NQ to 3 years PQE
  • Experience in contentious and/or non-contentious construction work is preferred
  • Well-organised and proactive
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good written and oral communication skills


  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • A high degree of training and support to develop as a junior-mid Solicitor

This is a standout opportunity for a Construction Associate to join the firm's dynamic office in Sheffield.

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