Construction Senior Associate

JMC Legal
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
£50000 - £70000 per annum
09 Oct 2020
02 Nov 2020
Lucy Burt
Job Title
Practice Area
Construction, Engineering
PQE Level
10+, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

Highly ranked in the Legal 500 across all practice areas, this firm boast a refreshing approach and international presence. This top 150 firm are looking for an ambitious and entrepreneurial individual to continue to pave the way to excellence.

The Firm

This top tiered firm are known in the industry for being forward thinking and commercially savvy. They are ranked in the top 200 and have a reputation regionally, nationally and internationally. They have won a number of awards including being ranked in the top 10 companies to work for.

The firm have made a number of heavy hitting, strategic hires which has allowed them to constantly stay ahead of the curve. By achieving a double-digit growth year on year for the decade gives you a flavour of their success.

The firm have an impressive client base advising household names and significant brands from FTSE 100 companies, major international businesses and owner-managed businesses.

They differentiate their selves as a firm run by entrepreneurial leaders, work collaboratively to provide a seamless service. By putting this into the mix alongside their dynamic vision and energy allows them to put their clients at the heart of their offering. It is this high level of quality and care that is embedded into their DNA and stands them apart.

The firm recognised they not only have a duty of care for their clients, but also their staff, in turn offering competitive benefits, work life balance initiatives and agile working.

The Role

The firm are looking for Construction Senior Associate to join their busy city centre department in Leeds.

You will with a diverse client base including developers, contractors, professional team funders and tenants. You will cover a varied and interesting contentious and non-contentious caseload consisting of lease and funding agreements, bank and surety bonds, building contracts, collateral warranties, insurance issues, negotiation and adjudication. The sheer variety of work will allow you to work on multi million-pound cases.

You will be provided with the tools to develop your technical knowledge and contribute to the profitability of the Construction team in a friendly and supportive environment.

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


  • You will ideally be 7 years PQE (there is no upper limit in terms of PQE and less may still be considered)
  • A transferable client base or regional contacts is highly advantageous
  • You will have a strong technical knowledge and first-class communication skills
  • A meticulous eye for detail
  • You will have good experience of dealing with large settlements
  • You will have strong business development capabilities


  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience, on offer is an excellent benefits package and bonus scheme

This Construction Senior Associate opportunity to join a substantial and dynamic firm in central of Leeds is one not to be missed, with excellent career progression on offer.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

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