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Construction Litigation Associate

£55000 - £75000 per annum

Managing this Role


Lucy Burt

Senior Recruitment Consultant - North West
0161 240 3763

This dynamic firm are going through substantial, organic growth and are looking for likeminded, commercially driven and entrepreneurial individuals who share an eye for detail and want to launch their career.

The Firm

The practice is highly ranked in the Legal 500, making them stand out for their notable strength, experience, and presence in several industry sectors. They house many Partners and several that are ex City lawyers.

The firm have grown substantially due to their dynamic team and strategic heavyweight hires. Despite their continuous expansion and continued organic growth plans, they have committed to preserving a real family feel throughout their offices, they have a lovely social element, there are sporting and social committees and regular events to engage with their workforce.

The firm places clients and service at the forefront of what they do. They add real value to client's transactions, and on the commercial side, often act as part of actual business. You will often find their Lawyers working within the client's offices. Their lawyers are not just offering legal expertise, but often act as business advisors, helping to facilitate and spot interesting commercial skills.

You will find that the practice is spearheaded by leading individuals, several them being 'home grown' Partners and this is indicative of the complex influx of work they deal with. This coupled together with their pragmatic approach, will give you a flavour as to why they are successful.

The Role

The firm are looking for a Construction Litigation Associate to join their flourishing Leeds office in the heart of the City.

You will sit as part of the wider Litigation team, working on a varied and interesting caseload covering both residential and commercial construction disputes. The firm boasts a varied and interesting client base including owners, employers, developers, contractors, sub-contractors and construction professionals, including architects and surveyors.

The caseload will involve payment disputes, defective work/remedial work disputes, professional negligence on construction projects, contractor insolvency and retention of title claims payment disputes under construction contracts.

You will be provided with the tools to develop your technical knowledge and contribute to the profitability of the Construction team in a friendly and supportive environment.

This opportunity comes with excellent prospects for progression as it is a developing role to support the firm's growing Construction Litigation caseload; senior positions at the firm are well within reach for the right candidate.


  • You will be a Construction Litigation Solicitor with at least 4 years PQE
  • You should be used to carrying out a contentious caseload
  • You will have good experience of dealing with large settlements
  • You will have strong business development capabilities


  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience, on offer is an excellent benefits package and bonus scheme

This will be a fantastic hands-on, Construction Litigation Associate role where you will get experience ahead of your years in this entrepreneurial and dynamic firm in the heart of Leeds.

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