Construction Litigation Associate

JMC Legal
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
£55000 - £70000 per annum
30 Jun 2022
21 Jul 2022
Lucy Burt
Job Title
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, NQ
Contract Type
Full Time

This innovative, heavy-hitting firm attracts high-quality work due to their dynamic, entrepreneurial and forward-thinking approach. They have been internationally recognised for their exceptional client service, commercial awareness, and expertise. This success has seen them achieve record growth over the past five years making now a very exciting time to join them on their journey and drive to further grow.

The Firm

You will join a highly respected, Top 50 law firm that is continually evolving and growing. The firm has established an exceptional reputation amongst clients and peers that ensures they attract a high calibre of clients, including global corporations, PLCs, and household names.

The firm is well-known for investing in its employees, and you can expect to have ample opportunity to develop your skills. They have an award-winning L&D programme, and you will be surrounded by talented individuals who are well-known throughout the market.

The firm is at the forefront of legal innovation, and you will be part of a dynamic team of lawyers that challenge the traditional law firm service.

The Role

The firm are looking for a Construction Associate to join them in their award-winning department within their Manchester office, with hybrid working in place.

The firm's Construction Litigation presence is nationally esteemed and is tier 1 ranked in both the Legal 500 and Chambers and deals with a varied and interesting caseload of contentious alongside advisory work. The firm works with an abundance of the UK's leading developers, investors and clients across a broad range of sectors.

The firm charges well for the work they undertake and provides a strong platform of administrative support for its fee earners, with a team of Paralegals and secretaries in each department.

You will run a high quality, varied caseload comprising the full remit of Construction Litigation; including; contract disputes, warranty-based claims, insolvency and payment disputes and construction-related professional negligence.

This role will place you working alongside a team of highly talented professionals who will guide and support you in both your day to day role and towards your career aspirations.


  • You will be a Construction Associate with a minimum of 1 years PQE
  • Experience in litigated matters to include adjudication, mediation, litigation and risk management.
  • Background in a firm with an excellent reputation in the field of construction law
  • You will be commercially minded and enjoy business development and marketing
  • You will have a meticulous eye for detail


  • Salary is competitive around market rate, which will be dependent on experience, on offer is an excellent benefits package and bonus scheme.

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