Contentious Construction Solicitor

England, Devon, Exeter
£55000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
15 Apr 2021
13 May 2021
Carl Pace
Full Time
Practice Areas
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level

Outputting work that leads both the regional and national market, you will work with clients who's global interest requires expert knowledge and performance.

Top 100 and Legal 500 ranked, this is an ideal opportunity for a driven Construction Solicitor to thrive.

The Firm

Firmly placed in the Top 100, with a national presence built by 6 regional offices, the firm's vast remit of sector specialisms is matched only by their emphasis on quality. Well received by the Legal 500, with over 20 teams and 45 individuals ranked by Chambers UK, their prowess fundamentally speaks for itself.

Truly a full-service law firm, business owners, the public sector, international corporations, private individuals and non-profits consider the firm to be key business partners, with guidance being offered across a behemoth number of sectors. Whether needing more traditional support, or wanting to be ahead of the curve in emerging fields, you are in good hands.

Open-minded and realistic in their approach to legal advice, the technically sharp and results driven expertise provided equates to a dependable, winning service that often competes and with the City.

Committed to sharing its continued success, the firm considers staff progression to be an obligation, and takes pride in its long history of continuous development. Many of the Chambers ranked Partners started in support roles and now lead their respective fields.

To the firm, business is personal. Be it in the ongoing success of staff, or the longstanding relations in place with often international clients, the investment received can only be described as exceptional.

The Role

2+ PQE Contentious Construction Solicitor to join Legal 500 ranked team in Exeter Top 100 firm.

Working alongside the Partners, you will focus on contentious construction and infrastructure matters as part of a cohesive, nationally orientated team, focusing on construction and infrastructure related contract work across residential and commercial developments, renewable energy projects, urban regeneration schemes, financing arrangements, joint ventures, operation / maintenance / service contracts and facilities management.

The department works on a wide range of international, national and regional matters for private and public sector clients across multiple sectors, including housing, retail, transport, waste, energy and renewables.

Clients range from private individuals, owner developers, start-ups and SMEs to local authorities, national contractors, funding institutions and large multinationals.

Working hands-on and fostering client relationships, you will blend exceptional legal acumen with a commercially-driven mindset, advising clients directly on lower value claims and contract interpretation. Ideally, you will have gained experience in some of the most commonly used JCT and NEC forms of contract, as well as professional appointments from a contentious perspective.


  • 2+ years PQE experience within Construction
  • Exposure to contentious matters within key sectors
  • Willingness to take advantage of ongoing opportunities for progression
  • Friendly demeanour, hunger to learn and communicate effectively.

As a driven Solicitor, you can expect swift progression and exposure to work unique to Exeter. The firm's reputation is second-to-none, with your reputation quickly becoming a hallmark for quality.

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