Construction Associate (2-8 PQE)

Job Title: Construction Associate (2-8 PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: Competitive
REF: 1870
Contact Name: George Molyneux Buckley
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A top 20 law firm in Manchester are looking for a Construction Solicitor to join them as an Associate. 

Compared to their competitors, the firm offer a fantastic quality of work and at the same, time offer agile working to all of their lawyers. They also provide a range of learning and development opportunities and have a very good track record of promoting their staff, so this is an excellent opportunity if you’re looking to progress your career. 

This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly successful and growing team and work with Partners mentioned in the legal directories. 


Construction Associate Solicitor – Manchester  

The company & role 

  • An award-winning global commercial practice with offices across Europe, North America and Asia 

  • In this role, you will handle a non-contentious caseload predominantly related to investment and banking  

  • The wider construction team provide the full range of contentious and non-contentious services to a varied client base including both regional and national companies, local authorities and educational institutions 

  • The firm are ranked as a Top 10 Employer for Working Families and Placed 16th in the Social Mobility Employer Index 

  • They also featured in this year’s Stonewall Top 100 list which showcases the best places to work for LGBTQ employees 

  • Commutable from Manchester, Merseyside, Cheshire, Lancashire and Merseyside  

Added extras and benefits  

  • Home working (3 days a week) 

  • Competitive salary 

  • An excellent benefits package including life insurance, share plan and private medical insurance 

  • Bonus scheme 

  • Generous holiday allowance 

  • Genuine progression prospects 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Construction Solicitor with 2-8 PQE 

  • Will have a background in non-contentious/transactional construction matters, advising on large scale projects on behalf of a range of clients 

  • A motivated lawyer with strong technical ability who is dedicated to providing exceptional client service 

  • Will be very well organised and have excellent attention to detail 

  • An articulate and confident communicator and an effective team player 


How to apply for this Construction Associate Solicitor role  

If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’ above.   

Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact George on 03300 245 606 or email  

George is an Associate Consultant at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of constructionprofessional indemnity and property damage lawyers. He recruits for roles at all levels, from commercial insurance paralegals to partners and works with leading commercial insurance teams across Manchester and the North West. If you’re looking to make a move, George can help you take your next step. 

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