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Senior / Principle Associate - Commercial (Projects)

Errington Legal
Cambridge, Norwich or Oxford with hybrid working
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Are you looking to take the next step in your career within a top-ranked firm?

Senior / Principle Associate - Commercial (Projects) - Cambridge/Norwich/Oxford with hybrid working available.


A highly regarded and forward thinking national law firm with an excellent client base and a Sunday Times 100 Best Company to work for.


  • Part of a friendly and busy commercial team, your main area of focus will be a variety of contractual arrangements linked to student accommodation; a market in which our client are one of the leading firms, nationally.
  • The team is regularly involved in high value and high profile projects, often with national importance, acting across a range of sectors for Government departments, contracting authorities and private sector clients, on a variety of complex and high value commercial contracts.
  • Advising universities and private sector consortia bidding on projects. Transactions will be varied. 
  • Work closely with and co-ordinate advice from external financial and commercial advisers and internal procurement, construction, planning, banking, corporate and real estate teams.
  • You will be given early responsibility to run your own projects and matters, with support from the partners and other associates in the team. 


  • Ideally have a minimum of 6+ PQE, construction experience gained in a City or regional firm.
  • Good technical legal skills with a sound understanding of contract, tort and statute law.
  • Keen to participate in marketing and client development.

Benefits include:

  • Flexible working.
  • Staff bonus based on the firm’s financial performance
  • Generous pension including the option to salary sacrifice
  • Five weeks' annual leave and the option to buy or sell a week each year
  • Extra day of leave for wedding/civil partnership, religious holiday and house moving
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay
  • Income protection after two years’ service
  • Life assurance
  • Tailored reward package

For further information and a confidential discussion please contact Hollie Preston at Errington Legal.

We are an equal opportunities recruiter, committed to ensuring an inclusive and supportive recruitment process. We embrace and promote diversity as we understand the importance and value of this both for us and our clients.


Errington Legal is a legal specialist recruiter covering Solicitor and Legal Support vacancies in Cambridge, East Anglia and London. As specialists we are able to offer our candidates and clients a bespoke and proactive level of service during a recruitment campaign.
Our candidates are highly valued and respected by Errington Legal. We know how important a career move is to any individual, and we understand that we need to be there to suggest and advise, not pressure or push.


As a result of our extensive contacts and relationships we can offer you access to the finest legal firms in the area.

With our salary and market knowledge, we are in a good position to offer realistic advice on salary levels and also make sure that the candidate gets a competitive deal.

We offer feedback and support during and after the interview process.

Our relationships are always fully confidential and honest. No information on any individual is ever passed on to third parties without prior consent.
Errington Legal is committed to offering our clients a higher level of service as we have excellent market knowledge and access to the best calibre of candidates in the local area. We are able to identify the most talented and suitable candidates that will better support growing, forward thinking law firms and companies. 

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01223 803814
Nine Hills Road
United Kingdom

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