Construction Solicitor

JMC Legal
England, Greater Manchester, Altrincham
£40000 - £70000 per annum
05 Jan 2021
29 Jan 2021
Lucy Burt
Job Title
Practice Area
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you seeking an opportunity to excel in an innovative and dynamic firm with a high-quality caseload and the option to work from home?

This opportunity gives you the exposure to join a forward-thinking team with considerable expertise in their field and a springboard to launch your career while working around a schedule to best suit your needs.

The Firm

This Legal 500 and Chambers ranked Top Tier regional firm are highly reputable across the North West. Though they have a rich heritage dating back several decades, they remain ahead of the curve by embellishing an innovative, forward-thinking, and dynamic approach that constantly allows them to evolve.

The firm boasts a contemporary and state of the art office, which they have recently moved to in the heart of the affluent town, Altrincham. They invest heavily into ensuring they are using and utilising the best technology available and have good infrastructure and excellent support teams, allowing you more time to focus on generating fee's and having more in the way of client contact.

The firm has a large network of clients and work with some big names both from the City as well as the affluent area they operate in, making an interesting and varied client base. A large number of these clients have been long standing with them firm and often offer repeat business which gives you a flavour of their success. As well as this, some businesses use the firm as their outsourced legal department.

You will find there is very much an open-door policy where access to senior member of staff is commonplace. The firm places junior lawyers alongside Partners, ensuring that you do not just learn technical skills, but also equipped in becoming a strong business developer.

The firm have a modern and flexible approach to working and understand its staff are of paramount importance to making them the successful firm they are. They recognise the value of looking after their staff and offer agile working on different levels to individually meet the needs of each employee, with working from home encouraged to fit in with employee's personal lives.

The Role

The firm are seeking a Construction Solicitor to join their modern office in Altrincham.

The department has one of the North West's largest property group as is recognised as 'To Tier' in the Legal 500.

You will work on a range of non-litigated matters with a variety of clients across a range of services and sectors making for an interesting and varied role.

Your caseload will include procurement strategies, preparation and negotiation of standard form, bespoke construction and engineering contracts, development agreements and collateral warranties on large development projects.

Due to the expansion of the team and increased workloads, the role comes with prospects for career progression and development.


  • You will ideally be 2 years PQE+ (there is no upper limit in terms of PQE)
  • You should have a strong background in Construction law, specifically the non-contentious side.
  • The ability to confidentially manage your own caseload of high calibre work and clients
  • Excellent communication skills
  • You will be a team player with excellent attention to detail
  • Salary is negotiable depending on your level of experience, plus an excellent benefits package and a lucrative bonus structure

This is an excellent opportunity for a Construction Solicitor (non-contentious), to join this dynamic, growing and forward-thinking practice based in the heart of Altrincham.

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