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Senior Associate - Construction Disputes

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, London, City of London
£111000 - £160000 per annum
Closing date
13 Jun 2024

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Senior Level
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Are you a talented Construction Disputes Associate with 6+ years PQE, looking to join a large, progressive Construction department? Progress your legal career in this Top 40 international law firm, renowned for their unwavering commitment to excellence, innovation, and a dynamic approach to law.

The Firm:
This Top 40 London law firm is a pioneer in the legal industry, dealing with the highest quality of work while providing employees with the opportunity to truly make a difference without simply being a small cog in a big machine.

It is common for Associates and Partners to be working side by side and fee earners of all levels have the opportunity to be involved with business development.

You will find a creative, supportive, dynamic, forward-thinking, and progressive culture. They invest heavily in their staff, with industry-leading training and a natural platform for progression.

With a broad range of international offices across Europe, the Middle East, and Asia, there are many global on top of their UK client base.

The firm offers a flexible approach to hybrid working, for all staff.

The Role:
This is a stand out opportunity for a Construction Disputes Associate to join this top 40 City of London law firm.

You will work across a range of contentious and non-contentious work streams, with a focus on the contentious work space. Your experience should be in work relating to both UK adjudications and Tech and Construction Court Litigation.

Within this role you will have a range of responsibilities, including; working on contracts in the form of NEC and FIDIC as well as other more standard forms. The work will also include TCC and adjudication, arbitration, and international rules such as ICC, LCIA, and UCTA.

The team's client base is diverse and includes acting for and against construction professionals, employers and contractors on a mix of transport, engineering, energy and infrastructure projects in the UK and around the world. Prior experience of working with such a diverse group will be advantageous.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • A qualified solicitor with 6+ years of PQE.
  • You will have good organisational skills.
  • Excellent client relationship skills and desire to carry out business development. Utilise client focus initiatives and monitor service levels of client needs.


  • 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.
  • Extensive business development support and training giving you the chance to develop client relationships from early in your career.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Construction Disputes Associate with 6+ years PQE, to join this Top 40 law firm in London.
Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to contact Alex Rollinson 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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