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Construction (non-contentious) Senior Associate

£55000 - £65000 per annum
Tyne and Wear Newcastle upon Tyne

Managing this Role


Joey Medway

Headhunter - North West & Yorkshire
0203 865 2113

Join this Top 200 Firm and manage a broad range of complex clean energy projects for global manufacturers, major national builders and commercial land developers, with genuine prospects to progress towards partnership.

With offices spanning across the North, this Top 200 Firm are widely recognised as a regional legal heavyweight. Adopting an innovative & result-driven approach, they are regularly acknowledged by the Legal 500 and have achieved numerous awards within the region.

The firm have made significant investments throughout 2022, proven by the increase in expenditure on the latest legal tech and strategic appointments made over the last 12 months. Yet, despite this continuous expansion, they have committed to preserving a close-knit, collaborative community by developing a support network amongst different departments.

Here, they strive to invest time in training and developing each lawyer at all levels. Moreover, with fun social and sporting events regularly taking place, they continue to break away from the traditional corporate atmosphere that national firms tend to possess. This is reinforced by hybrid working that allows colleagues to split their week between the office and home, facilitating a truly pleasant work/life balance.

The Role:

  • This is a highly rewarding opportunity for a Construction (non-contentious) Senior Associate to join the firm's offices in Newcastle, with hybrid working in place
  • Earning Legal 500 accreditation, the construction team display particular strengths within the infrastructure, real estate & energy sectors, focusing on a broad scope of engineering and development projects for high-calibre clients
  • To align with this, you will manage a diverse caseload covering all aspects of non-contentious construction work, including standard form contracts (JCT, NEC, FDIC, MF/1), with a focus on clean energy projects
  • As a Senior Associate, you will have the opportunity to support the more junior members of the team and contribute to the development of the wider department, with a view to leading part of the practice in the near future
  • In return, you can expect to receive genuine opportunities to progress towards director & partner level

The Ideal Candidate:

  • An experienced Construction Solicitor with 4 to 6 years PQE
  • Highly meticulous & commercially focused


  • Highly competitive salary & benefits package
  • Hybrid working

This is a standout opportunity for a Construction (non-contentious) Senior Associate to join the firm's vibrant office in Newcastle.

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