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Associate in Construction

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27 February 2014
27 March 2014
Experience Level

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Eversheds is an award winning law firm with strong presence in Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific.

Eversheds’ construction and engineering lawyers are acknowledged experts when it comes to large scale projects and disputes avoidance and management. We utilise the experience and commercial expertise of our people to ensure deals are delivered on time and problems resolved in a straightforward and commercial manner.

Working directly with the Partner and Associates in the team, you will receive a varied and exciting mixed workload both contentious or non-contentious depending on the background of the successful candidate. This would include contract drafting, handling adjudications, working in teams on large scale disputes, undertaking document management, witness statements and project management.

The client base is mainly Employer, including many public sector bodies, but also includes work for contractors and consultants. The projects on which we work are interesting and diverse and include: Oil and Gas projects, water infrastructure schemes, energy from waste schemes; nuclear and engineering projects.  Working closely with our Real Estate lawyers, the team also provides construction law input on more traditional development projects in the commercial, retail and leisure sectors. Our clients include developers, funders and large corporate occupiers.  The team also advises on the design and construction aspects of PFI/PPP projects in UK and Europe. This includes dispute work as well as contract drafting and negotiating.

You will have some experience of contentious or non-contentious construction work and have good commercial acumen. You will be a team player with the ability to build rapport with both clients and colleagues.

We have an opportunity for a Qualified Associate (0 to 3 years PQE) to join the Construction team in Leeds. However we will consider candidates who can demonstrate the relevant skills.

As part of your career at Eversheds in Leeds, you will receive tailored professional development, the opportunity to work alongside an exceptional team and be supported by partners who specialise. You will be part of a firm that is recognised for innovation and forward thinking. If this sounds like a firm you want to be part of, apply now.


Eversheds is one of the world’s largest corporate law firms. Committed locally, but connected globally, with over 40 offices based in the world’s major economic centres.