Construction Solicitor (3-5 PQE)

Job Title: Construction Solicitor (3-5 PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000
REF: 1337
Contact Name: George Molyneux Buckley
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A highly regarded, friendly commercial practice in Manchester are looking to take on a Construction Solicitor with at least 3 years PQE. 

Working as part of the firm’s Legal 500 recognised construction team, you’ll be entrusted with a mixed caseload of contentious and non-contentious construction matters. You’ll be able to split your time between working from home and in the office and enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package.

The firm are also open to the right candidate working 3 days a week, so this would be the perfect position for someone returning from a career break or looking to reduce their hours. 


Construction Solicitor - Manchester 

The company & role  

  • A Legal 500 and Chambers-recognised full-service firm with multiple offices across the North West 

  • In this role, you’ll handle a broad range of construction cases including adjudications, arbitration proceedings and urban development work, on behalf of contractors and professional consultants 

  • The firm place great emphasis on the training and development of their staff and many of their employees who joined at a junior level have progressed to positions of responsibility 

  • They also nurture diversity within their workforce and are allies of the LGBTQ+ community 

  • An exciting opportunity to be part of a relatively new and growing team at a flexible and down-to-earth law firm

  • They are also thoughtful about reducing the impact of the business on the environment and are members of the Legal Sustainability Alliance 

  • Commutable from: Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Stockport and Warrington  

Added extras and benefits  

  • 25 days’ holiday + bank holidays + your birthday off 

  • Pension contribution 

  • Childcare vouchers 

  • Firm and personal bonuses 

  • Flexible and home working  

  • Healthcare 

  • Season ticket loan 

  • Part-time available

The ideal candidate 

  • A Construction Solicitor with 3-5 years’ PQE 

  • Will have previous experience of dealing with both contentious and non-contentious construction cases 

  • Will have an enthusiasm for business development 

  • Will have excellent organisation and time-management skills 

  • Will be an articulate communicator with good commercial awareness 

How to apply for this Construction 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 construction and commercial insurance 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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