Construction Partner

Employer
JMC Legal Recruitment
Location
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
Salary
£80000 - £130000 per annum
Closing date
7 May 2021

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Job Details

You will be surrounded by industry leaders and have exposure to a brilliant client pool of household names in this top 100 firm. After doubling in size over recent years, this entrepreneurial and forward-thinking firm are looking to further strengthen their award-winning practice.

The Firm

This Top 100 firm has one of the most well-respected names for quality work across Manchester and the North West. They are a multi-service practice, with HNW flavour throughout their departments. The firm punches well above their weight and their main competitors are impressively some Top 50 firms, they deal on par with some of the country's most well-known law firms.

They are ranked highly in the Legal 500, and in the last five years they have nearly doubled in size, this is due to a dynamic team, some strategic key hires, and an influx of work, which covers both domestic and international matters, standing at over 90 partners across practice areas that include Media, Technology, Corporate, Agriculture, Private Wealth, Environment and Charities.

The firm is very entrepreneurial and is ahead of the curve on the changing legal landscape; they have invested in artificial intelligence, using state of the art software allowing staff to save days of work. This firm is the only SME sized law firm using it, other big international names have used it for several years. It is this approach and strong leadership why they remain to be highly profitable.

They are multi officed, notably in Manchester and London. They have won many awards and accolades and this is paramount to the core values engrained within the firm. This firm show a vibrant approach to the legal sector and work with Celebrities, Sports Stars, HNW families and Businesses.

The Role

This is an outstanding opportunity for a Construction Partner to join this firms Manchester office.

You will be at the forefront of a highly ranked team who have many Lawyers listed as leaders in their field in the Legal 500, working with the other partners to drive the department forwards.

The department work focuses on the Construction in retail sectors. You will get a large amount of autonomy and responsibility to add your creative flair to the entrepreneurial department.

As the successful hire you will be advising on very high value, complex disputes in the UK and Worldwide as well as handling discrete legal issues for large international organisations and high-profile clients.

You will need to have a thorough understanding of all the major forms of contract including JCT, NEC and FIDIC and all forms of dispute resolution at an international level including arbitration, litigation and adjudication.

Requirements

  • You will be a Construction Lawyer with at least 8 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of PQE)
  • You will have first-class communication, outstanding business development skills and an entrepreneurial flair
  • Experience of overseeing a team is desirable, however not essential
  • A transferable client base or regional contacts is highly advantageous

Remuneration

  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience, on offer is an excellent benefits package and bonus scheme

This is an exciting opportunity for a Construction Partner to join this entrepreneurial Top 100 ranked firm based in the centre of Manchester.

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

Company

JMC Legal Recruitment are a National legal recruitment agency with offices in London, Bristol and New York. Working with Top law firms, a refreshing approach.

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