Construction Partner

JMC Legal.
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
£80000 - £120000 per annum
16 Apr 2021
28 Apr 2021
Lucy Burt
Job Title
Practice Area
PQE Level
10+, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

This firm have a collegiate yet refreshing environment and are always one step ahead of the curve. They have continued to expand through the business's needs. They show no signs of stopping, making now an exciting time to join them.

The Firm

The firm is highly regarded in the Legal 500 with a large proportion of their practice's areas being top-tiered, making them stand out for their notable strength, experience, and presence in several industry sectors. The practice now stands at 165 employees after a number of strategic, heavyweight hires, which gives you a flavour of their success.

They have an impressive and diverse client base, advising some of the UK's largest organisations as well as owner-managed businesses, entrepreneurs and public sector organisations.

The firm prides itself on its partner-led approach and high-calibre lawyers, and they believe in stability and continuity, which is the foundation of how they build relationships with their clients.

They believe in offering real value to clients matters and charging well for the work that they do. On the business side, they often act as an extension to the firm's business.

The firm invests in its people through ongoing training and development. Feeling empowered within your career is core to the business's DNA. Leaders within the business will work with you to help you achieve your career goals and aspirations.

The firm has a lovely culture and gets involved with a variety of charitable activities both inside and outside of work. They are well known in the local community and have a number of local causes they support, encouraging everyone to get involved in.

The Role

The firm is looking for an entrepreneurial Construction Property Partner to join their buzzing central Leeds office.

You will work closely with the other Partners within the Legal 500 recognised Construction department, and more generally across the firm, to drive the business forwards. You will work as part of a driven and commercially successful leadership team.

You will deal with a broad client base covering both private and public sectors. There include contractors and specialist sub-contractors, developers, employers, professional consultants and funders as well as colleges, universities, schools and charities. The sheer variety will make for a very interesting role.

You will cover a varied caseload covering both contentious and non-contentious work. The firm act for their clients in adjudication, arbitration, litigation and mediation. They also offer procurement and contract service covering bespoke contracts, development agreements and procurements to funding agreements.

This role comes with strong prospects to progress, in line with the growth agenda. The firm are succession planning and keen to find the next generation of senior Lawyers.


  • You will be a Construction Solicitor with at least 8 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of PQE)
  • A transferable client base or strong regional contacts is highly advantageous
  • You will have first-class communication, outstanding business development skills and an entrepreneurial flair
  • Experience of overseeing a team is desirable, however not essential


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

This is an exciting opportunity for a Construction Partner to join this legal 500 ranked firm based in the centre of Leeds.

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

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