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Construction Solicitor - Reading

Jameson Legal
England, Berkshire, Reading
£48000 - £68000 per annum
Closing date
9 Jul 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

Job Details

An established law firm based in Reading are seeking a talented and motivated construction Solicitor with 1-4 years Post-Qualification Experience (PQE) to join their dynamic team. This is an exciting opportunity for a legal professional with a strong background in dispute resolution and construction law to further their career in a supportive and forward-thinking environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing both contentious and non-contentious construction projects.
  • Demonstrating expertise with major standard form contracts, particularly JCT and NEC, and possess experience in drafting and negotiating bespoke amendments.
  • Drafting and reviewing warranties, bonds, guarantees, consultant's appointments, novations, and reliance letters with precision and attention to detail.
  • Handling adjudications and proceedings in the Technology and Construction Court, providing robust representation for clients.
  • Some experience in dealing with professional negligence claims against construction professionals is desirable but not essential.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Minimum of 2 years PQE in dispute resolution and construction law.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven ability to work both independently and as part of a collaborative team.
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to actively participate in business development activities with colleagues.

Please email alice.tiller@jamesonlegal or call Alice on +44 (0) 7703 736 494 a confidential discussion to discuss this and other roles we are handling.

Please note that where a level of preferred experience or qualification is indicated, this is a guideline only and does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.

Jameson Legal acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.


Jameson Legal is a multi award winning international consultancy specialising in the recruitment of lawyers and legal personnel. Our clients include many of the leading international law firms as well as the in-house legal departments of major private companies and publicly listed multi-nationals. 

We have dedicated teams of specialist consultants focusing on:

- Local and international private practice recruitment;

- Local and international in-house recruitment;

- Partner and General/Regional Counsel level recruitment and search.

Jameson Contract Solutions ("JCS"​) is part of Jameson Legal and provides lawyers to work on an interim basis. Through our existing network we can provide clients with a selection of the very best lawyers on the market. These lawyers are carefully vetted to ensure that they are of the highest standard. They are ready to work both nationally and internationally.

Jameson Legal Tech is an innovative new service, where we are working with pioneering legal tech and venture capital companies to expand into new markets. Our initial partnership with App4Legal - Legal Practice Management Software is a ground breaking development for Jameson Legal, giving our clients and candidates the opportunity to employ a "best in breed" legal technology.

Company info
+44 203 427 3148
24 Greville Street
United Kingdom

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