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Contentious Construction Principal Associate

£60000 - £75000 per annum Excellent benefits
West Midlands Brierley Hill

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Jasmine Cook

Senior Recruitment Consultant - Bristol
0117 422 0318

Contentious Construction Principal Associate 7 years PQE l Top 200 Firm l Stourbridge

The firm:

This Top 200 firm has a prestigious heritage within the Midlands, but is recognised nationally for delivering exceptional standards of service.

Despite the challenges and uncertainty we've seen over the past 3 years, this firm has continued to grow and prosper with a well-balanced portfolio of clients and projects.

They are ranked Tier 1 for multiple commercial services and operate one of the largest and most technically advanced private client practices in the region. A substantial cohort of their lawyers are recognised in the legal directories which speaks to the strength and depth across this firm.

This firm has a distinctly modern, sophisticated style which is straightforward yet down to earth. Their lawyers enjoy more of a relaxed atmosphere with lots of social events in the calendar, flexibility to work in a way that suits and a proper balance between work and home life.

The role:

Opportunity for an ambitious Contentious Construction Principal Associate 7 years PQE looking for a platform to work on high-value construction disputes, to be based in the Stourbridge area.

You will advise on a mix of disputes in the pre-action stage and in adjudication, arbitration, mediation and in court. Claims will relate to advice in respect of payment/defects/delays, termination and insolvency, product liability claims, negligence and more.

You will work very closely with the firm's transactional construction team to provide a 360 service when it comes to risk management for client projects.

There is a down-to-earth atmosphere and a strong sense of team spirit within the practice, so they're looking for a team player who can mentor and oversee junior fee-earners.

The ideal candidate:

· Contentious Construction Senior Associate 7 years PQE
· Desire and ability to contribute to business development projects and be hands-on with clients
· Team player who enjoys being in a collegiate atmosphere


· Highly competitive salary package and excellent benefits
· Outstanding training, development and knowledge programs
· Opportunity to work alongside leading individuals and next-generation Partners

Exciting opportunity for a Contentious Construction Principal Associate 7 years PQE looking to continue their career with a well-respected firm based near Stourbridge.