Non-contentious Construction Solicitor (NQ - 7 PQE)

Job Title: Non-contentious Construction Solicitor (NQ - 7 PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £43,000 - £62,000 (DOE)
REF: 1818
Contact Name: George Molyneux Buckley
Contact Email:

A well-known and forward-thinking legal business is looking to take on a Non-contentious Construction Solicitor to join their nationally recognised disputes team. 

Based in their office in Manchester, you’ll work within a specialist team on a high-profile matter in response to potential claims relating to cladding on high rise buildings.   

You'll be able to work flexibly, will enjoy a competitive benefits package and as a result of the firm’s excellent internal training programme will have plenty of opportunities to progress and develop your legal career. 


Non-contentious Construction Solicitor - Manchester 

The company & role 

  • A leading legal and professional services group with a revered reputation 

  • Winner of the UK Law Firm of the Year at the British Legal Awards 

  • The firm are known for their supportive team culture and relaxed working environment and have an active social community 

  • In this role, you’ll assist with the delivery of the necessary construction documentation which will include reviewing terms of funding agreements, reviewing suites of construction documents, managing a large portfolio of active claims and liaising with several different parties to coordinate successful agreement and execution of the final documentation 

  • Commutable from Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Stockport, High Peak and Warrington  


 Added extras and benefits 

  • Share save scheme in addition to the traditional performance bonus scheme  

  • Critical illness cover 

  • Life insurance 

  • Pension 

  • Flexible working and home working (3 days at home per week) 

  • Gym membership 

  • Bike to work scheme 

  • Season ticket loan 

The ideal candidate 

  • An NQ Solicitor or a Construction Solicitor with up to 7 years’ PQE  

  • Will have a background in contentious construction work, advising on large scale projects on behalf of major developers 

  • Will have excellent organisational and time management skills 

  • Will be interested in business development and keen to build and grow a network of clients 

  • Will be an articulate and confident communicator committed to delivering a high level of service 

  • Will have a strong team ethic and be able to work well under pressure  


How to apply for this Non-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 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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