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Construction Disputes Associate

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
£61000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Closing date
27 May 2024

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors, Private Practice
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level
Full Time
Practice Areas
1-3 Years, 4-6 Years, 7+ Years

Job Details

One of the premier legal brands operating in the UK, this Legal 500, Top 25 firm is seeking a talented Construction Disputes Associate (NQ-6 PQE) to join their Construction team in their lively Manchester office.

For solicitors looking to work for a market leader with exposure to exciting large-scale Construction projects, an excellent benefits package and a supportive working environment, this is an opportunity to step into a senior position with top progression potential at a prestigious firm.

The Firm

This multinational firm has an unparalleled reputation for providing exemplary service across a range of sectors. It has numerous Legal 500 Tier 1 rankings and Chambers & Partners top-ranked departments, as well as countless ranked individuals and rising stars.

It is renowned for the legal talent it attracts, which is a testament to both the quality of the work, the ongoing staff development and the working culture.

Despite its size, notable growth and strong profits, staff at the firm report a friendly and warm working environment and a management team who genuinely care for their workers. The firm has won numerous awards in recognition of the outstanding quality of the work produced, as well as for successfully cultivating an inclusive and diverse workplace.

Employees should expect exposure to top-quality international clients, as well as some of the foremost UK businesses and organisations and to receive support from some of the premier legal talents in the UK.

Culturally, the business has a cutting-edge and innovative feel which is balanced by the friendly and collaborative nature of the office environment.
If you are seeking to develop your expertise in Energy & Infrastructure Property and take a tangible step forward in your career, this is an unparalleled opportunity to do so.

The Role

Working within one of the most experienced and prestigious Construction teams in the UK, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to support some of the most exciting and large-scale Construction work in the legal sector.

The team is consistently recognised as one of the most expert in the country, and you will have the opportunity to learn from some of the best in the business, whilst also taking on a central position with excellent career progression opportunities.

This market-leading tier 1 construction department is renowned for the work they do; acting for a plethora of the top international contractors as well as acting on iconic market-leading projects for funders, governments, and investors

The successful candidate will be in a strong position to develop market-leading expertise in Construction, with a specific focus on one of the most prescient and high-growth sectors in the UK.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Is an Ambitious Construction Disputes Associate (NQ-6 years PQE)
  • Commercially astute and enthusiastic about their work
  • Can manage a varied caseload with a range of clients
  • Has strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with large clients, and develop business
  • Has a proactive and value-additive mindset

What's on offer

  • An opportunity to join an international firm with an esteemed global reputation
  • Highest quality work in rewarding sectors
  • Ongoing career development opportunities
  • Senior role with the ability to take on leadership responsibilities
  • Market leading salary
  • Excellent bonus scheme and benefits package

Apply now for immediate consideration or contact Ralph Dowds for a confidential chat.


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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