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Part-time Construction Solicitor (3-5 PQE)

Realm Recruit
£45,000 - £50,000 (FTE)
Closing date
6 Jan 2022

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A highly regarded, friendly commercial practice in Manchester are looking to take on a Construction Solicitor with at least 3 years PQE to join them on a part-time basis.

Working as part of the firm’s Legal 500 recognised construction team, you’ll be entrusted with a mixed caseload of contentious and non-contentious construction matters. You’ll be able to split your time between working from home and in the office and enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package.

The firm are happy for the right candidate to work 3 days a week, so this would be the perfect position for someone returning from a career break or looking to reduce their hours. 

Part-time Construction Solicitor - Manchester 

The company & role  

  • A Legal 500 and Chambers-recognised full-service firm with multiple offices across the North West 
  • In this role, you’ll handle a broad range of construction cases including adjudications, arbitration proceedings and urban development work, on behalf of contractors and professional consultants
  • The firm place great emphasis on the training and development of their staff and many of their employees who joined at a junior level have progressed to positions of responsibility
  • They also nurture diversity within their workforce and are allies of the LGBTQ+ community
  • An exciting opportunity to be part of a relatively new and growing team at a flexible and down-to-earth law firm
  • They are also thoughtful about reducing the impact of the business on the environment and are members of the Legal Sustainability Alliance 
  • Commutable from: Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Stockport and Warrington  

Added extras and benefits  

  • 25 days’ holiday + bank holidays + your birthday off 
  • Pension contribution
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Firm and personal bonuses 
  • Flexible and home working  
  • Healthcare 
  • Season ticket loan 
  • Part-time hours (3 days a week)

The ideal candidate 

  • A Construction Solicitor with 3-5 years’ PQE 
  • Will have previous experience of dealing with both contentious and non-contentious construction cases
  • Will have an enthusiasm for business development
  • Will have excellent organisation and time-management skills
  • Will be an articulate communicator with good commercial awareness 

How to apply for this Part-time Construction 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 construction and 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. 

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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.

Each of our Consultants is ultra-specialist, working in a particular niche of the legal profession. We have specialists in all core legal practice areas. Their thorough understanding of the state of the market means that they are perfectly placed to advise those working in their specialist area.

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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