Construction Associate

Location London
Job-type Permanent
Salary £65000 - £75000
Reference 18834_1719468003

Our client, a top-tier firm, seeks a dedicated Construction Associate to join their esteemed Construction Insurance team. This team is an integral part of the firm's Insurance Group, known for representing a majority of Professional Indemnity insurers as well as many of the UK's largest contractors and construction consultancies.

The Construction Associate's Role

As a Construction Associate, you will be a solicitor that can handle a diverse range of claims against various construction professionals including engineers, architects, quantity surveyors, project managers, design and build contractors, and surveyors. Your primary focus will be on defending liability claims both pre and post litigation. Additionally, you will provide advice and representation on adjudication, disciplinary proceedings, arbitration, and risk management. You will also be called upon to advise insurers on policy coverage aspects of claims.

The successful Construction Associate will have the opportunity to collaborate with several partners and lawyers within a dynamic and expanding team. The role promises varied, challenging, and stimulating work, offering autonomy and the chance to work on cases involving a range of construction professions with values ranging from tens of thousands to multi-millions. You will also engage in business development and client initiatives.

The Construction Associate

To be considered for the Construction Associate role, you should possess:

  • Minimum of 3-4 years PQ
  • Experience in construction litigation (insurance experience is desirable but not essential
  • Strong knowledge of legal procedures
  • Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills
  • Superior communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to manage shifting priorities and adapt plans accordingly
  • Initiative and problem-solving skills with the awareness of when to consult others
  • Capacity to multi-task and manage upwards
  • Team player ethos coupled with self-motivation
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Proactive approach with the drive to deliver results
  • High level of confidentiality and integrity

In Return?

The Construction Associate will benefit from:

  • A competitive salary bracket: £65,000 - £75,000 per annum
  • Comprehensive benefits package including flexible working arrangements
  • Generous annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Opportunities for career progression and professional development
  • Engaging social events and a supportive work environment
  • Participation in client events and business development initiatives

If you are Solicitor considering your career opportunities, please contact Matthew Markham at Brandon James.

01628 367045

Ref: # 18834

Construction Associate / Construction Litigation / Insurance Law / Solicitor / Disputes/ Lawyer/ Associate