Construction Partner

England, Berkshire, Reading
£90000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
21 Apr 2021
19 May 2021
Jasmine Cook
Full Time
Practice Areas
Experience Level

Are you a Construction Partner seeking a collaborative working environment within a Legal 500 firm? This firm is seeking to appoint a dynamic partner to lead and grow the construction and projects team.

The Firm

This Legal 500 firm has a reputation of nurturing and developing legal talent with 50% of all their Partners starting at the firm as a trainee. It's their people-focused approach that has produced such an outstanding staff retention rate and why this is an attractive opportunity for someone seeking a high level of investment and engagement from their employer.

They have an open-door policy with partners seated throughout the open plan office to give high levels of accessibility. Their collaborative approach allows the firm to provide seamless legal services across multiple practice areas and staff are always improving their market knowledge by gaining tips and tricks on best practice from other colleagues.

Their learning and development program is widely respected in the legal sector and they are known for their progressive approach to staff investment. There is an emphasis on flexibility and maintaining a work-life balance making them an outstanding firm to consider.

The Role

This top-ranking and award-winning firm are seeking a Construction Partner to lead their Reading, Berkshire office.

The construction department manage a high calibre caseload and take advantage of excellent referrals from their well ranked Real Estate department.

The construction team deliver legal and industry support services to clients from the inception of projects through to completion. They also provide commercial solutions to clients during the lifecycle of ongoing contracts to avoid disputes and mitigate additional costs. They carry out all standard non-contentious and contentious work as well as specialising in managing risk in bespoke procurement.

You will demonstrate a high level of technical knowledge within the construction field and have experience advising public and private sector developers, contractors and consultants. The team also have significant experience in litigation, adjudication and arbitration so a proven ability to devise a commercial, solutions-based approach is critical.

If you have an aptitude for identifying and securing profitable growth opportunities, this is an incredible opportunity to head up a well-respected construction team that is primed for expansion. You will be able to make a significant impact on the overall business development of the team and wider firm and given the space to do this.


  • You will be a Construction Partner with at least 6 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of experience)
  • Strong team player with a 360 approach to referrals and business development
  • Ability to build credible relationships with those in the Construction industry
  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience (you will also receive an industry-leading benefits package)

This is a stand-out Construction Partner role based in Reading, Berkshire. Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

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