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Senior Associate - Construction, Leeds - 6+ PQE

Jameson Legal
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
£59000 - £90000 per annum
Closing date
28 Jan 2022

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Practice area
Construction and civil engineering
Contract type
Full time
6 years, 7 years+
Private practice
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Job Details

Our client is a forward-thinking and expanding national law firm who are seeking an ambitious Senior Associate to join their award-winning and growing Construction practice in Leeds.

The team advise their high-profile public sector clients, including Local Authorities, NHS Trusts, Housing Associations, together with top private sector clients on complex construction related matters. The work is very high level and high value.

The construction dispute matters range from traditional final account/loss and expense type claims, to significant defect issues and PFI/projects disputes.

The non-contentious matters include high value, complex instructions including developers, contractors, end-user clients, central and local government, NHS Trusts and housing associations.

This is a genuinely nice firm with a lovely culture and a genuine social and corporate responsibility and diversity and equality ethos, whilst also having ambitious plans for future growth at all levels. Career prospects are excellent for the right candidates.

You will be a Construction Solicitor with c.6+ years' post qualification experience, either contentious, non-contentious or a mix of both. You should be a good team player and leader, a creative thinker with drive and energy who enjoys working with clients. You will be technically able and have extensive knowledge of construction law, together with excellent drafting and legal analysis skills.

The role can be either full-time or part-time and there will also be an opportunity for charity and pro bono work.

This is a great opportunity for a Senior Associate to join the firm as a Legal Director, with excellent future promotion prospects.

For a confidential chat about this or other roles we are handling in the Leeds/Yorkshire area, please contact Delyth Higham in the Jameson Legal office. / +44 (0)785 579 9885.

Jameson Legal acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.

To view a list of other current job opportunities, please visit


Jameson Legal is a multi award winning international consultancy specialising in the recruitment of lawyers and legal personnel. Our clients include many of the leading international law firms as well as the in-house legal departments of major private companies and publicly listed multi-nationals. 

We have dedicated teams of specialist consultants focusing on:

- Local and international private practice recruitment;

- Local and international in-house recruitment;

- Partner and General/Regional Counsel level recruitment and search.

Jameson Contract Solutions ("JCS"​) is part of Jameson Legal and provides lawyers to work on an interim basis. Through our existing network we can provide clients with a selection of the very best lawyers on the market. These lawyers are carefully vetted to ensure that they are of the highest standard. They are ready to work both nationally and internationally.

Jameson Legal Tech is an innovative new service, where we are working with pioneering legal tech and venture capital companies to expand into new markets. Our initial partnership with App4Legal - Legal Practice Management Software is a ground breaking development for Jameson Legal, giving our clients and candidates the opportunity to employ a "best in breed" legal technology.

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24 Greville Street
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