Construction Senior Associate Solicitor (6-10 PQE)

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£55,000 - £65,000
Closing date
17 Apr 2021

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A top 45 law firm and a key player within insurance is looking for a Construction Solicitor to join their team in Leeds as a Senior Associate.  

In this role, you can expect to handle a broad range of work, and enjoy an exceptional working culture and an excellent benefits package. 

The firm place a significant emphasis on the wellbeing of their employees offer flexible and home working to all of their lawyers. This is a fantastic opportunity for a construction lawyer looking to handle top-quality work at a leading firm, while maintaining a healthy work-life balance. 

Construction Solicitor - Leeds The company & role 

    A national commercial practice known for their supportive culture 

    You will handle your own varied caseload of contentious and non-contentious construction matters on behalf of developers, transport authorities, healthcare providers, contractors and consultants 

    You’ll also work with other members of the team to develop client relationships and business opportunities 

    The firm are committed to fostering a culture of equality and diversity and has been recognised as a Top Employer by the Top Employers Institute 

    Commutable from Leeds, Bradford, Huddersfield, Harrogate, Wakefield and Dewsbury 

Added extras and benefits  

    Top of the market pay  

    Flexible working and home working  

    Genuine career progression prospects with the opportunity to handle high calibre work 

    25 days holiday 


    Pension plan 

    Life insurance 

    Childcare vouchers 

    Discounted gym membership 

    Optical and dental scheme 

The ideal candidate 

    A Construction Solicitor or FCILEx with 6-10 years’ PQE 

    Will have experience of handling contentious or non-contentious construction matters or a mixture of both (NQ solicitors who completed a construction seat as part of their training contract will be considered) 

    Will have a flexible approach but be able to work to strict targets and deadlines 

    Will have a good academic background and be technically very strong 

    Will have excellent organisation and time-management skills 

How to apply for this Construction Senior Associate 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 commercial insurance 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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Please note: any references to salary and/or experience in our adverts are intended as a guide only. 

Realm is committed to supporting disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. Applicants are invited to contact Realm to identify any additional support they might require to enable them to make an application. 



At Realm Recruit, we believe in treating lawyers like people, not candidates. And we believe in treating law firms like valued partners, not just transactional customers.

Through our refreshing approach, underpinned by our five core values – to be refreshingly human, collaborative, niche, dynamic and consultative – we help to develop careers and sustainably grow law firms.

On a day-to-day basis, we work hard to deliver a personal and tailored recruitment service to the people we work with. We’re truly passionate about the people we work with and are committed to developing long-term mutually-beneficial relationships with both lawyers and law firms.

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Whether you’re a hiring manager looking for talented legal personnel or a lawyer looking for an exciting new challenge, we are ready to help you.

For an initial discussion regarding any of our vacancies or a discreet chat about your career, please get in touch with our friendly team on 03300 245 606 or email

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