Solicitor - Commercial Litigation

England, Essex, Chelmsford
£38000 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
27 Mar 2018
24 Apr 2018
Priyanka Caldeira
Full time
Contract type

Are you a Commercial Litigation Solicitor looking to break into Construction law? This firm are willing to train and develop a Lawyer with a keen interest in Construction law. This is an exceptional opportunity to join a top tier department.

This role would be a mixed Contentious and Non-Contentious mix, so if you sit on one side and want to broaden out your practice to avoid getting pigeon holed early on in your career, this would be a great opportunity.

The Firm

This firm has a rich heritage dating back over 100 years. They are one of the most well-respected law firms in Essex and have become a "Regional Heavyweight", they are ranked in the Top 200 and are top tier across several areas. They have grown significantly over recent years, and things are showing no signs of slowing down!

They have built up a first-class client base over the years. You will find the practice has a very friendly, supportive, professional, and dynamic culture. Despite their size now being at over 100 staff across three offices, they have kept the family feel that they have become well-known for. They are the type of firm where people stay at their whole careers; they have an unprecedented staff retention rate and more fee earners than not, have been at the practice over ten years.

This firm deal with an increasing amount of London, City and work with an International element.

The Role

This firm is looking for a Construction Solicitor to join a flourishing office in Chelmsford.

The Construction Department is a highly ranked department and houses many top tier City Lawyers. You will work as part of an entrepreneurial, forward-thinking and commercially minded team.

You will be part of our multidisciplinary Construction Team advising clients on all types of construction disputes, including payment issues, extensions of time, loss and expenses claims, defects, professional negligence and insurance claims. Cases are run in adjudications, the TCC, county court and arbitration. You will also advise on construction documentation including contracts, sub-contracts, collateral warranties, professional appointments and bonds.

Training will provide if you have no non-contentious experience. The role also includes advising on other contractual and commercial disputes.

This role comes with excellent prospects for progression.


  • The firm are seeking a Solicitor with between NQ - 3 years PQE
  • Ideally you will have some Construction experience, but the firm are open mind to training a candidate with good disputes experience
  • You should be a commercially minded individual
  • You should have a meticulous eye for detail
  • Salary is negotiable depending on your level of experience, plus an excellent benefits package

This is an excellent opportunity for a Construction Solicitor to join this stand-out firm's office in Chelmsford

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

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