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Non-Contentious Construction Associate

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, West Midlands, Birmingham
£60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Closing date
3 Jul 2024

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

Job Details

Non-Contentious Construction Associate/Senior Associate 6+ years PQE l Top 100 Firm l Birmingham

The firm:

This Top 100 firm is among the best in the country when it comes to healthcare, clinical negligence and local government. The firm is also highly ranked for construction, employment and real estate.

On a cultural level, the key focuses for the firm centres on: community and engagement; environmental sustainability; well-being; and diversity and inclusion. These commitments are evidenced through regular events, talks and surveys that take place across all those topics and there are opportunities to get involved in pro bono and other charitable work.

Recent successes include 'Law Firm of the Year' at the Law Society Legal Awards and The Times 'Best Law Firm to Work For' in 2023. The number of females in senior roles at the firm is also a source of pride for the firm as they are keen to grow their own and promote from within.

The role:

Opportunity for an ambitious Non-Contentious Construction Associate/Senior Associate 6+ years PQE to join a leading firm in Bristol, working on some of the most high-value construction projects available.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a top-performing Construction team with a stellar reputation in the education, housing, and local authority sectors, complemented by a strong practice advising clients in health, highways, leisure, waste management, and renewable energy.

The firm is at the forefront of long-term outsourcing and partnership arrangements, with extensive experience advising on all PPP models, including the PFI market. They are involved in several major Government construction programmes for new hospitals, social housing, schools, and highways.

They seek an additional Associate/Senior Associate to work on high-value, complex instructions, serving developers, contractors, end-user clients, central and local government, NHS Trusts, and housing associations.

Beyond fee-earning and leading transactions, the ideal candidate will possess an entrepreneurial mindset, capable of deepening existing relationships and diversifying new ones. You'll demonstrate leadership qualities, influence the strategic direction of the practice, and support junior team members in their development.

In return, you can expect full backing from the firm, with tangible progression routes to partnership for those who aspire to reach that level.

The ideal candidate:

  • Non-Contentious Construction Associate/Senior Associate 6+ years PQE
  • Desire and ability to contribute to business development projects and be hands-on with clients
  • Team player who enjoys being in a collegiate atmosphere

What's on offer:

  • Highly competitive salary package and excellent benefits
  • Outstanding training, development and knowledge programs
  • Opportunity to work alongside leading individuals and next-generation Partners

Exciting opportunity for a Non-Contentious Construction Associate/Senior Associate 6+ years PQE looking to continue their career with a well-respected firm in their Birmingham office.


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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