Contentious Construction Solicitor

England, London, City of London
£85000 - £100000 per annum + Negotiable + Excellent Benefits
28 Sep 2022
26 Oct 2022
Jonathan Kitto
Full Time
Practice Areas
4-6 Years
Experience Level
Mid Level, Senior Level

This is a unique opportunity for a Construction Solicitor to join a truly superb team within a Top 100 firm highly ranked in the Legal 500.

As an integral team member you will influence the development of the department, and engage in high quality client facing work. With the team set for further growth, there are exciting prospects for further progression.

The Firm

This City firm is ranked in the Top 100, but you will find a culture that stands them apart from the usual machine of the City. They are forward-thinking, collegiate and put the people at the heart of their business.

They are multi-award winning and are known Nationally for their commitment to nurturing and developing legal talent; this is demonstrated by their retention rate of staff at all levels. They use cutting-edge technology and are ahead of the curve in the legal landscape.

You will find a client base that is National and International; this includes many FTSE 250 companies and some of the largest Registered Providers of social housing.

As a growing practice, this firm offers exciting prospects for progression. This makes it the ideal place for junior - mid-level solicitors to launch their careers. Not only will you find some top-quality work but you will also gain insight from some of the country's most pioneering legal professionals.

In addition, solicitors at every level benefit from a modern and flexible hybrid working policy.

The Role

This Top 100, Legal 500 firm is seeking an experienced Solicitor to join their Construction team based in the City of London.

You will be joining a successful and growing Projects, Infrastructure and Construction Department.

In this particular position, you will focus primarily on contentious construction matters, though there will be the opportunity to undertake some transactional and non-contentious work making this a suitable role for those seeking a mixed caseload.

You will work with high-calibre clients on high quality matters, thanks to the team being ranked Tier 4 in the Legal 500 for contentious construction.

You will benefit from excellent growth opportunities and an increasing amount of the team's work involves an international element.

By assisting the Partners with business development initiatives, you will gain the skills to develop your own practice and progress your career.

This is an ideal position for a mid-senior level construction lawyer seeking to consolidate their career in a Top 100 UK law firm.


  • 3-6 PQE England & Wales qualified Solicitor
  • Experienced in Contentious Construction work
  • Willing to undertake some non-contentious matters


  • Competitive Salary - above market rate
  • Hybrid and flexible working options
  • 25 days holiday (rising to 30 based on your length of service)
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Generous Pension

This is an exciting, contentious focussed Construction role at aa growing and dynamic firm in the City of London.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to contact Jonathan Kitto at JMC Legal Recruitment for a confidential conversation.

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