Construction Lawyer

England, Oxfordshire, Oxford
£70000 - £95000 per annum + excellent benefits
21 Mar 2018
18 Apr 2018
Sean Nicholson
Full time
Contract type

This firm stand out from the crowd, they have a family feel culture throughout the firm with the average length of service being over 10 years, they are Ranked in the top 200 and have grown substantially in recent years which includes the opening of a flourishing Oxford office 3 years ago which now stands at a team of 30.

The firm

Ranked in the Top 200, the firm has four offices spanning across Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Northamptonshire, Cambridge, and London. The firm is ranked top tier across many areas of law and has recently made several heavyweight Partner hires. What really stands out for me is how the firm invests in their staff and nurtures legal talent, they have got a real team spirit and a happy, supportive working culture. The firm is a people focussed business; they pride themselves on traditional values when it comes to client care. The quality of work they deal with is exceptional and of that, you would except to find at a much larger practice. Fee Earners are given lots of autonomy, training, and good systems, marking support and infrastructure.

The role

The firm is seeking to hire a new Construction Senior Associate / Partner into their Oxford office.

The Construction department deals with an exceptional quality of work, normally only associated with that of top London firms. You will deal with both contentious and non-contentious work making for a more interesting role. The department has a leading reputation Nationally for the quality of work with many Lawyers being ranked as "leaders in the field". The department works across a broad range of industry sectors but with particular focus on education, charities, rural, banking and CleanTech groups. The work will be broad and include; Construction claims and disputes, Outsourcing, Procurement, Contracts, Planning, Regulatory and Strategic land.

You will be at the forefront of a growing department leading the team alongside the other Partners. This would be an ideal step up for a candidate in a top-heavy department seeking a route to Partnership.

You will work within a top-tier department, alongside a highly experienced team.


  • You will be a Construction Lawyer with at least 8 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of experience)
  • This would be an excellent opportunity for a Senior Associate looking for a route to Partnership, or a Partner seeking a lateral move to a dynamic, long-established Top 200 firm
  • Experience of managing a team is to advantage, but not essential
  • Excellent client care skills are essential
  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience, plus an excellent benefits package

This is an excellent opportunity for a Construction Senior Associate / Partner to join this Top 200 into their Oxford office.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

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