Construction Senior Associate

  • Negotiable
  • Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Permanent

Global, well-established law firm looking to recruit experienced non contentious Construction Senior Associate into their Manchester offices.

This practice is a top 100 law firm that wants to provide the best possible services for their clients on a regional, national and international basis and we have experience placing from Partner to NQ with them so we can provide true insight to you at every level.

You will be taking a leading role in the development of a sociable and friendly team that has experienced rapid growth over the years.

You will be advising a variety of clients on all types of construction projects including commercial, retail, energy, urban regeneration and infrastructure, with exposure to regional, national and international work.

This role does require 5-10+ years PQE within non contentious Construction Law.

Your day-to-day duties may include:

  • Working as part of a team to provide first class, professional non-contentious construction advice for clients in a wide range of fields
  • Working closely with our clients and their professional consultants when drafting and negotiating construction contracts, professional team appointments, guarantees and bonds, collateral warranties and a range of ancillary documents
  • Advising on a range of procurement routes and the use of standard form contracts such as NEC, JCT, FIDIC and IChemE as well as bespoke agreements
  • Writing articles and presenting at internal and external seminars
  • Taking part in a range of business development activities to help further develop the practice across the North.

The ideal candidate will be an excellent team player who is ambitious, likes a challenge and is knowledgeable about construction and infrastructure projects.

You must also be highly organised, have excellent communication skills, can work well under pressure and as part of a team and have a keen eye for detail.

If you are interested in this Manchester based Construction Senior Associate position, please contact James Barker at Sacco Mann on 0161 831 6890 or email your CV to

To hear about other legal opportunities that we have available, please visit our website. Alternatively, if you know anybody who would be suitable for this role then please let them or us know as we offer a reward for successful referral. For full terms, please visit our website.

*Please note our advertisements use PQE and salary level purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

James Barker Director

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