Construction & Engineering Associate (NQ - 5yrs' PQE)
£38,000 - £55,000


All North West, All West Midlands, Greater Manchester, Cheshire, All Yorkshire, Merseyside, Liverpool, Lancashire

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2-4 years qualified, 0-2 years qualified

Private practice

0345 300 3577

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Construction & Engineering Associate (NQ – 4yrs' PQE) 

Legal 100 firm.  Diverse caseload of projects, contracts and dispute resolution. 

Highly regarded, Legal 100 firm which is a sought-after place to work.  It is renowned for a more sensible work-life balance compared to many of its competitors, whilst still attracting prestigious clients and excellent quality instructions.  We continually receive excellent feedback as to the vibrant and inclusive culture and the approachable and effective leadership team. 

A new opportunity has arisen within the Construction Group.  The nature of the role is likely to appeal to a recently qualified solicitor or associate.  Applications are welcome from NQs although previous experience in construction law is essential. 

The Construction & Engineering Group comprises several market-leading individuals, recognised experts in their field offering combined expertise which is second to one.    Receiving excellent mentoring and hands-on experience in this team, you will develop all round skills as a construction lawyer.  You will be engaged in a diverse range of instructions including:

•    Large scale projects, from development and finance, procurement and execution, and on to project close out. 
•    Bespoke Contracts and standard form contracting including JCT, NEC, FIDIC, RIBA, NFDC, ICC 
•    Tendering and Public Procurement Contracts 
•    Dispute Resolution including arbitration, adjudication, expert determination or litigation through the court system.

Ideally, you will have experience of both contentious and non-contentious construction law, or if in just one aspect you will be open to broadening your experience with support and training in place. 

What is interesting and unique about the role is the diversity of the client base.  The team is retained by some significant sized organisations, developers and landowner both in the public and private sectors.  In addition, there is recognised expertise in acting for SME contractors, sub-contractors, consultants, funders, purchasers, tenants and occupiers.    Clients operate across a range of sectors and industries including infrastructure, health, retail, residential, education, leisure, hotels, care & student accommodation, energy and industrial.

As well as top level salaries and a generous and flexible benefits package, there is a real commitment to ensuring there is an engaging schedule of events to include social, sporting, personal development, community, pro-bono and charity events. 

Actis Legal specialises in the North West legal market and with such a detailed knowledge of the region, we can provide tailored and bespoke advice to individuals we act for and identify suitable career moves.  All enquiries treated in the strictest of confidence.

** Please note that references to post qualification experience (PQE) are given as a guideline to the competences required for technical, client and case management skills, as well as budgeted salary for the role. We encourage you to apply for any job for which you feel you are a suitable candidate.


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