Construction Solicitor (4-6 PQE)

Job Title: Construction Solicitor (4-6 PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000
REF: 1207
Contact Name: George Molyneux Buckley
Contact Email:

A top 30 law firm with a truly excellent reputation is looking for a Construction Solicitor to join their Legal 500 team in Leeds city centre.  

As well as providing a fantastic benefits package and superb working culture, the firm place a significant emphasis on the wellbeing of their employees and offer flexible and home working.  

This is an excellent position for an experienced Construction Solicitor who enjoys business development looking to handle top-quality work at a leading firm. 

Construction Solicitor - Leeds 

The company & role 

  • An international commercial practice with a market-leading presence  

  • You will join a specialist Construction and Engineering Professional Indemnity team and be involved in defending high-value, complex matters on behalf of insurers, building contractors and construction professionals 

  • You will play an active role in the continued growth and success of the team and work collaboratively with colleagues across the North and both nationally and internationally 

  • The firm are committed to fostering a culture of equality and diversity and are a Stonewall Diversity Champion 

  • They are also an accredited Living Wage Employer and a Disability Confident Committed Employer 

  • Commutable from Leeds, Bradford, Harrogate, Huddersfield and Dewsbury  

Added extras and benefits  

  • Top of the market pay  

  • Agile working, including home working 

  • Private medical insurance 

  • Dental insurance 

  • Discounted gym membership 

  • Life assurance 

  • Wellbeing initiatives 

  • Bike to work scheme 

  • Free flu vaccinations 

  • Generous holiday allowance plus the option to buy and sell days 

  • Enhanced parental leave 

  • Contributory pension scheme 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Construction Solicitor or FCILEx with 4-6 years’ PQE 

  • Will have experience of handling construction and engineering matters and professional indemnity claims 

  • A dynamic and articulate solicitor with excellent client care skills 

  • Will enjoy business development 

  • Will have excellent organisation and time-management skills 

  • Will be willing to work as part of and share knowledge within an ambitious team 

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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