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Senior / Principle Associate - Transactional Construction

Errington Legal
Oxford, Oxfordshire (GB) wih hybrid working
Market Rate + Benefits
Closing date
18 Jun 2024

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

Job Details

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

Senior / Principle Associate - Transactional Construction - 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.


  • Support a highly regarded partner in spearheading growth
  • Work on complex and innovative projects, with everyone involved in the construction and engineering industry across the private and public sectors. 
  • Be integral to the strategy for growth for the Thames Valley region and will be involved in cross-regional and national projects, with a focus on the ‘Golden Triangle’ of London, Oxford, and Cambridge). 
  • The opportunity to work with all of the major industry forms combined with an innovative use of AI technology to help with bespoke drafting.  Current focusses include MMC and ESG, with emphasis on how the construction and engineering industry can help achieve the nation’s net zero targets. 
  • Provide outstanding client service and play a key role in he delivery of commercial and cost-effective advice, including scoping and agreeing the cost of any matter and ensuring it is delivered on time and on budget.


  • 4+ PQE and likely to have experience in construction work gained during training and post qualification, although someone who would like to re-train in this area would also be considered.
  • Ability to build relationships with clients and potential clients
  • Ability to work under pressure with good time and paper management skills
  • Enthusiastic, pro-active and hard-working
  • Flexible in approach
  • Experience of providing quality client care

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 Sean Dodsworth 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. 

Company info
01223 803814
Nine Hills Road
United Kingdom

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