Construction Solicitor

JMC Legal
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
£50000 - £70000 per annum
10 Jan 2023
07 Feb 2023
Lucy Burt
Practice Area
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7
Contract Type
Full Time

Move your career forward in a firm that is well-known for investing in and promoting legal talent. You will work alongside respected Partners, who will guide and encourage your progression at every turn.

The Firm

This Top 50 firm has undergone significant expansion and development in the last 5 years, completing a merger with a household name in London and delivering new state-of-the-art offices in multiple locations.

They have considerable strength and depth across a number of commercial services in insurance, healthcare, and owner-managed businesses and also feature heavily in the public sector market. Family and Private Client work are also key practices at the firm.

You can see the amount of investment that has been made in their infrastructure and IT; they've introduced artificial intelligence tools, innovative software programs, modern ergonomic furniture, innovation spaces and well-equipped client suites.

The key pull of this firm is its culture which is underpinned by: partner approachability, work/life balance and flexibility.

The Role

Opportunity for a dynamic Construction Solicitor 3-8 years PQE seeking a mixed caseload of contentious and non-contentious work, to be based in Manchester.

This role would suit someone who wants their practice to be a one-stop-shop when it comes to managing construction transactions and risk management for client projects.

You will be involved in the drafting and negotiation of construction contracts including JCT, NEC3 and FIDIC standard forms.

Further, you will advise on a mix of disputes in the pre-action stage and in adjudication, arbitration, mediation and in court. Claims will relate to time, money and defective work/design, during and after the construction phase.


  • Construction Solicitor 3-8 years PQE seeking a varied diet of work
  • Desire and ability to contribute to business development projects and be hands-on with clients
  • Team player who enjoys being in a collegiate atmosphere

Remuneration & Benefits

  • Highly competitive salary package and excellent benefits
  • Outstanding training, development and knowledge programs
  • Opportunity to work alongside leading individuals and next-generation Partners

Exciting opportunity for a Construction Solicitor looking to forge their career with a national firm based in their Manchester office.