Contentious Construction Solicitor

England, Bristol
£55000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
02 May 2019
30 May 2019
Charlie Simpkin
Full time
Contract type

Are you a Solicitor in contentious construction, interested in a springboard to career progression in a modern, dynamic and forward-thinking firm that has a culture that stands them apart from most other Top 100 law firms?

The Firm

This firm has an unrivalled reputation acting for the public sector, NHS, government, and local authorities as well as a flourishing private company client base that specifically service local authorities. They have grown substantially in recent years and are Top 100 and ranked top tier across several practice areas. You will find a dynamic, forward thinking and progressive team culture where the firm invests heavily in nurturing talent. Subsequently, many of the firm's Partners are homegrown. Impressively the firm deal with 100% of local authorities, 40% of health trusts and more than 100 private sector organisations - all working together on the delivery of public services.

The Role

The firm is seeking to hire a Contentious Construction Lawyer 4+ years PQE to join their Bristol office.

You will join the London arm of the Construction & Engineering team of 14 (4 Partner and 8 fee earners). This market leading Construction team deals with both Contentious and Non-Contentious work, you will lead a team on the Contentious side. Their experience of dealing with the public sector is second to none. They advise clients operating in infrastructure, leisure, highways and renewable energy and waste sectors.

You will find that the work is broad and varied, which will make for a more interesting role. You will find that the team advises clients on all formal dispute resolution processes including adjudication, litigation, arbitration and other ADR processes. These disputes are quite often complex and high-value.

The department is currently thriving hence the need to recruit an extra Lawyer.


  • You will be a Contentious Construction Lawyer with at between 4+ years PQE
  • You will have a good technical knowledge with a meticulous eye for detail
  • You will be based in the wonderful Bristol office
  • Salary is very negotiable depending on your level of experience, plus an industry-leading benefits package.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Contentious Construction Lawyer 4+ PQE in the City of Bristol office of this Top 20, dynamic law firm.

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

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