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Date Added: Thu 07/01/2021

Construction Senior Associate (Contentious)

England, UK
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Company: JMC LEGAL

Job Type: Permanent, PartTime

In this role you will gain exceptional experience by working alongside an industry leading Partner, working on contentious matters with the higest degree of complexity. Technical focus and working smart are of key importance, and in turn a healthy work life balance is on offer as standard.

The Firm

This firm has an unrivaled reputation acting for the public sector, NHS, government, and local authorities as well as a flourishing private sector client base. They have grown substantially in recent years and are Top 100 and ranked top tier across several practice areas. You will find a dynamic, forward thinking and progressive team culture where the firm invests heavily in nurturing talent. Subsequently, many of the firm's Partners are homegrown.

The Role

The firm is seeking to hire a Senior Associate Contentious Construction Lawyer to join their Birmingham office on a full or part time basis.

You will join the Birmingham arm of the Construction & Engineering team. This market leading Construction team deals with both Contentious and Non-Contentious work, you will lead a team on the Contentious side. Their experience of dealing with the public sector is second to none. They advise clients operating in infrastructure, leisure, highways and renewable energy and waste sectors.

You will find that the work is broad and varied, which will make for a more interesting role. You will find that the team advises clients on all formal dispute resolution processes including adjudication, litigation, arbitration and other ADR processes. These disputes are quite often complex and high-value.

This opportunity comes with excellent prospects for progression as it is a developing role to support the firm's growing Construction Litigation caseload; senior positions at the firm are well within reach for the right candidate.


  • You will be a Construction Litigation Associate or Senior Associate with at 5 years + PQE with a contentious focus
  • You will have a strong technical knowledge and good communication skills
  • You will have good experience of dealing with large settlements
  • You will have strong business development capabilities

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