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Construction (contentious) Associate

£45000 - £55000 per annum

Managing this Role


Joey Medway

Headhunter - North West & Yorkshire
0203 865 2113

Join this Top 100 Firm and get stuck into a vast array of high-value construction litigation for numerous developers, contractors & subcontractors, with unrivalled support from the wider team as you progress.

The service provided by this Top 100 Firm is recognised by Chambers & Partners, the Legal 500 and The Sunday Times in response to their prestigious practice.

Committed to the development & long-term support of all staff, the firm's mission is that people should ultimately enjoy their work whilst being platformed to develop professionally in sync with personal goals.

The emphasis on 'people first' is where the Firm takes pride in being different, leading to fruitful client relationships, continued business growth, excellence in service and longstanding teams of some of the highest-regarded lawyers in the UK.

When offering opportunity & leadership positions, the Firm look inwards, apparent in the numerous home-grown Partners and leaders.

The Role:

  • This is a highly progressive opportunity for a Construction (contentious) Associate to join the firm's offices in Leeds, with hybrid working in place
  • The Legal 500 ranked Construction team advise on all stages of litigation across numerous jurisdictions for developers, funders, contractors & subcontractors
  • To align with this, you will have a contentious caseload, including adjudication & adjudication enforcement, mediation, contractual disputes and other forms of dispute resolution procedures
  • As an Associate, you will also have the opportunity to assist the senior lawyers on the more complex & high-value disputes, placing you years ahead of your PQE
  • In return, you can expect to receive genuine investment from the wider team as you progress through the ranks

The Ideal Candidate:

  • A qualified Construction Solicitor from NQ to 4 years PQE
  • Strong academic background
  • Excellent communication skills


  • Competitive salary & benefits package
  • Hybrid working

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

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