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Senior Associate - Contentious Construction

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, London, City of London
£100000 - £120000 per annum + Negotiable + Benefits
Closing date
27 May 2024

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Vacancy Type
Experience Level
Mid Level
Full Time
Practice Areas
4-6 Years, 7+ Years

Job Details

If you're a contentious construction lawyer 5+ PQE, this is a chance to genuinely progress your career all the way to the top with this Top 100 international law firm in the City of London.

The Firm
This City firm is ranked highly in the Top 100 and has a work force of over 400 people.

As well as being ranked highly in the Legal 500 across most areas that they practice in, many lawyers are ranked as leaders in their field. Unlike other City firms, this practice values work-life balance.

They are a people-orientated business and offer a friendly, dynamic, progressive, and supportive team dynamic. With their continued growth, there are no glass ceilings regarding progression, with lots of opportunities across the department. Many of the firm's Partners are homegrown and have risen the ranks internally.

They are a multi-service firm that are continuously evolving and boast an excellent blend of commerciality and creativity. You will find modern and supportive IT systems alongside a flexible approach to hybrid working.

The Role

This is a stand out opportunity for a Contentious Construction Senior Associate to join this top 100 City of London law firm.

Within this role you will be handling contentious matters and dispute advisory work up to and including ADR, expert and determination and adjudications (plus enforcement proceedings in the TCC), dealing with wide range of matters including final account and delay claims, quality of build claims, construction insolvency, bond claims, ACM cladding, professional indemnity and other insurance-related claims.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • A qualified solicitor (UK qualified) with c.5+ years of PQE.
  • You will have good organisational skills.
  • You will have enthusiasm for intellectually challenging work.


  • Market-leading salary and excellent benefits with clear and structured progression paths.
  • A flexible and friendly working environment and a supportive team culture
  • Exposure to large, high-profile UK and international issues.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Contentious Construction Senior Associate with 5+ years PQE, to join this Top 100 law firm in London.

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


JMC Legal Recruitment was founded by highly experienced Legal Recruitment Consultant, Jason Connolly. His motivation to establish JMC was to create a refreshingly friendly agency with a truly consultative approach and who are always a pleasure to deal with.

We're a dynamic business with our sights set high and a growing client base spanning the country. We believe that in any business the most valuable assets are the people – and it’s true of JMC, too. Whether dealing with candidates or firms, our consultants’ passion for legal recruitment and excellent market knowledge always shines through.  Our state of the art software means our consultants are more accessible to you and we keep ahead of the curve in the changing legal landscape to ensure you are always given up to date advice.

What can you expect from us? We will always manage your expectations and come back to you with updates as soon as they become available. We pride ourselves on the highest level of integrity, as we understand that when looking for a new role or member of staff it is often highly confidential. You will find that we always take the time to really listen and understand before we advise. We will get to know you, taking into account not just technical ability, but personality and cultural fit. We’re also easy to get hold of; we appreciate that when looking for a new role it can be difficult to talk during the working day, so we will make ourselves available and find a time that works for you. Give us a call and talk to one of our friendly team today. We’re waiting to help you.

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