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Projects Associate

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, Bristol
£80000 - £89000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Closing date
3 Jul 2024

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Vacancy Type
Experience Level
Not Disclosed
Full Time
Practice Areas
1-3 Years, 4-6 Years

Job Details

Projects Associate 3+ years PQE l Top 50 Firm l Bristol

The firm:

This Top 50 firm is synonymous with the vibrant city of Bristol and has utilised its rich history to position itself as a major player in the UK legal market. Their unique model allows them to assemble large-scale commercial services for their clients which is an impressive roster of large corporations, emerging visionary businesses and public bodies that have complex and multifaceted needs.

With that being said, they continue to place an emphasis on domestic sector-focused work and have long-standing client relationships that have continued through the decades.

This is a robust corporate firm, however, partner approachability and a buzzing social calendar mean that there is a tangible sense of togetherness amongst their lawyers. They are recognised as a creative, entrepreneurial and forward-thinking practice which makes them a first choice for many in the region.

You will see this firm firmly placed in the legal rankings across almost all practice areas, with an impressive body of preeminent lawyers who continue to take their respective practices to new heights.

The role:

Stand out opportunity for an ambitious Projects Associate 3+ years PQE to join one of the UK's leading practices in this vibrant area of law, to be based out of their Bristol office.

This is one of the foremost Projects teams in the legal market, which acts on some of the most transformational projects being undertaken in the UK and internationally. From renewable energy spanning wind, biomass and hydro, to large-scale transportation networks connecting EU nation-states, you will have a hand in projects which will make a positive impact for generations to come.

Your primary role will be to advise on commercial contracts pertinent to these varied projects throughout their entire life cycle. The size and scale of projects can vary greatly, meaning the depth and breadth of work you will be exposed to is unlike any other position.

On the team's client roster, you will find some of the UK's largest energy providers, all echelons of the UK Government and major infrastructure companies.

Consequently, the firm is keen to hear from those who want to develop a guru-like understanding of the intricacies facing clients operating in sectors including energy and renewables, infrastructure, defence, rail, waste and environment.

The ideal candidate:

  • 3+ PQE in Projects, ideally with a background in energy and renewables, infrastructure, defence, rail, waste and environment.
  • Proven ability to think creatively in response to problems and cope in a fast-paced dynamic
  • Clear ambition and drive to become an expert in the field and a thirst to understand your client's businesses

What's on offer:

  • Salary is negotiable depending on your level of PQE plus an exceptional benefits package
  • Varied and interesting workload with a good level of autonomy from the outset
  • Lots of flexibility on offer and a down-to-earth working culture

Exciting opportunity for a Projects Associate 3+ years PQE to join a top-flight team in Bristol.

Those who are interested in learning more can submit a profile or reach out for a confidential chat. In addition, those who are more senior are still encouraged to enquire about the role if interest is piqued.


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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