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Contentious Construction Solicitor

CRA Legal
England, South Yorkshire, Sheffield
£56000 - £75000 per annum
Closing date
4 Dec 2023

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Job Title: Contentious Construction Solicitor
Location: Sheffield City Centre (hybrid working)
Salary: £56,000 to £75,000
Contract: Full Time, Permanent

If successful, you will perform the following role as a Contentious Construction Solicitor:


Case Management: Manage a caseload of contentious construction matters, including disputes related to contracts, defects, delays, payment disputes, and professional negligence claims.

Legal Research: Conduct thorough legal research to stay updated on construction laws, regulations, and precedents, ensuring that advice and strategies provided to clients are current and relevant.

Client Consultation: Consult with clients to understand their needs and provide clear, concise legal advice. Develop and maintain strong client relationships, ensuring excellent client service.

Drafting: Prepare legal documents, including pleadings, motions, contracts, and settlement agreements, ensuring accuracy and compliance with legal standards.

Court Representation: Represent clients in court, arbitration, and mediation proceedings, advocating for their interests effectively and professionally.

Negotiation: Engage in negotiations with opposing parties to seek amicable resolutions to construction disputes when appropriate.

Legal Strategy: Develop and implement effective legal strategies to achieve favorable outcomes for clients in contentious construction matters.

Compliance: Ensure compliance with all legal and ethical standards, providing sound legal advice and upholding the firm's reputation for excellence.

Team Collaboration: Collaborate with colleagues within the construction law department and other practice areas to share knowledge and support the overall growth of the firm.

About the business:

Our client is a renowned national UK law firm with an excellent reputation. The firm are recognised in the Legal 500 rankings as a higher tier organisation. Due to growth within their Sheffield Office, the firm are recruiting for a Solicitor to join their highly regarded Construction Department.

About CRA Consulting:

CRA Consulting are a specialist legal recruiter, operating across the UK. CRA works in partnership with reputable law firms with either local, regional, national or international presence. We recruit at all levels from board, director and partnership level through to support staff.

For additional information on how we can assist you with your next career move, visit the CRA Consulting Website at

How to apply:

If this Contentious Construction Solicitor vacancy, please click the apply button. Alternatively, if you would like to discuss with Rhys Spencer who is managing this vacancy, call 0114 241 8030 for a confidential discussion.

Are you wanting to review additional career opportunities? Visit our jobs page at

Additional Information:

CRA Legal follow strict best practice recruitment guidelines monitored by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). Please note our advertisements use salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

This Contentious Construction Solicitor vacancy is very popular with the local legal community, so please apply quickly to ensure your application is considered. As part of our candidate registration and care process we at CRA Legal aim to respond to all successful applications within 2 working days.


We are at the forefront of legal recruitment and our team of expert legal recruiters understand the needs of our candidates and clients.


Progression, Case Loads, Expertise


We know that our candidates want progression, manageable case loads, and salaries and benefits which reflect their expertise. We know that their purpose is to help people, work with them to have fair representation, and have ambitious career goals in legal. They want us to work with them to find the best legal jobs.


Integrity, Growth, Brand


Our clients want to run their business within integrity - and that's one of our core values. We work with legal firms to attract and retain the best candidates to help them grow. Brand is something at the heart of the legal sector, so we are focused on advising on employee brand to help with attraction and retention.


All Levels of Legal Recruitment


Whether legal, compliance, company secretarial, policy, qualified or non-qualified, temporary or permanent, our expert legal recruitment consultants have a single market focus. Our clients and candidates testify to how we've helped them find the best legal jobs, and help them grow their legal businesses.


Legal jobs we recruit for


  • Solicitors
  • Legal Executives
  • Paralegals
  • Law Graduates
  • Legal Secretaries
  • Legal Office support
  • Locum Lawyers
  • Legal Cashiers



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CALL: 0114 2418030 




Company info
0114 2418030
51 Clarkegrove Road
South Yorkshire
S10 2NH
United Kingdom

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