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Senior/Principal Associate - Construction Disputes

Errington Legal
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (GB) with hybrid working
Market Rate + Benefits
Closing date
23 May 2024

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A fantastic opportunity to advance your career at a top-ranked firm, within an established and top-rated team

Senior / Principle Associate - Construction - Cambridge 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.


  • You will be working across a range of client sectors, and with a variety of different people helping them to manage and/or resolve their construction related disputes, which are often high value, fact-heavy and technically complex. 
  • This is an ideal opportunity to develop your career with a highly ranked and award-winning law firm, working within a small but effective team structure under recognised and leading construction disputes partners.
  • The work is varied and interesting. The team is committed to providing clients with the best legal advice in conjunction with having a practical strategic understanding of the commercial risks and pressures specific to them. As part of that team, you’ll have the opportunity to take on a key role in the practice.


  • Ideally have a minimum of 6+ PQE, construction experience gained in a City or regional firm.
  • Excellent written English for drafting purposes.
  • Good technical legal skills with a sound understanding of contract, tort and statute law.
  • Precision and attention to detail.
  • 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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