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Construction Senior Associate 6+ PQE - Leeds
A UK-Top 100 commercial law firm is looking for a Construction Senior Associate to join their high-performing team in Leeds. This is a great opportunity to work alongside recognised leaders in the field, who have ambitious plans for growing the team.
This is an award-winning national firm which is named among 'The Times Best Law Firms'. They are well-known for their friendly and collaborative culture and believe a successful career is built around high quality, interesting and fulfilling work; whilst achieving a healthy work-life balance within a supportive team environment.
You will be part of a nationally recognised, award-winning Construction team, specialising in contentious construction and project disputes. This is a fantastic time to join the team, ambitious plans for future growth at all levels.
About the role:
As a Senior Associate in this team, you will focus on contentious construction dispute resolution and advisory work. The team advise on a wide range of construction dispute matters, from traditional final account/loss and expense type claims, to major defect issues and PFI/projects disputes.
The team's panel appointments will give you the opportunity to work on high quality, complex instructions including housing associations, local authorities and NHS Trusts. Wider relationships in the team will also provide exposure to broader work within the construction space to include developers, funders and contractors.
- Qualified Solicitor with minimum 6 years' PQE
- Previous PFI experience is desirable but not essential
- The ability to build relationships with new and existing clients
- Confident working independently and as part of a team
- Ideally experience of supervising junior team members
- Passion and enthusiasm for construction law
- Exceptional communication skills
- A strong commercial acumen
They offer a highly competitive salary, hybrid working, ideally with 2/3 days in the office per week and a comprehensive benefits package.
If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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