Contentious Construction Solicitor (NQ - 3 PQE)

Job Title: Contentious Construction Solicitor (NQ - 3 PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 (DOE)
REF: 1298
Contact Name: George Molyneux Buckley
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A highly regarded commercial practice are looking for a Contentious Construction Solicitor to join them at their office Leeds city centre.  

Working as part of a busy team, you will handle a broad range contentious construction matters on behalf of employers, contractors, developers and individuals.  

This is the perfect opportunity for a lawyer with previous experience handling contentious construction matters or an NQ solicitor who completed a seat in construction during their training contract. 

Contentious Construction Solicitor – Leeds 

The company & role 

  • A forward-thing Legal 500 law firm with 13 offices across the country 

  • They are one of the UK’s leading regional law practices, offering services to both commercial and private client across the entire legal spectrum 

  • They have been featured in The Sunday Times’ 100 Best Companies to Work for and have been awarded Best Companies star status on a number of occasions 

  • Working as part of a highly regarded Construction team, you will be involved in a wide variety of contentious matters  

  • The firm are widely recognised for their inclusive attitude and diversity, winning ‘Firm of the Year’ at the UK Diversity Legal Awards 

  • They have an award-winning focus on wellbeing, personal growth, leadership and teamwork in order to achieve success for their clients 

  • Commutable from Leeds, Bradford, Huddersfield and Harrogate 

 Added extras and benefits 

  • Hybrid working (working half the week at home, half the week in the office) 

  • A strong and thriving team 

  • Clear progression route and a breadth of opportunities 

  • An excellent benefits package 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Contentious Construction Solicitor with 0-3 years’ PQE 

  • Will have previous experience of handling contentious construction matters 

  • Will be an articulate and confident communicator 

  • Will be well organised and have an excellent work ethic 

  • Will be a strong team player with a keen eye for detail  

How to apply for this Contentious 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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