Construction Lawyer, Managing Associate (Contentious)
Addleshaw Goddard
4d ago

The Firm

At Addleshaw Goddard we not only provide technical excellence and experience but, crucially, demonstrate real insight into our clients and what really matters to them.

A natural choice for FTSE100 clients and their equivalents in other markets and for the best talent, our people fulfil their potential in an environment where they are developed and valued.

We put ourselves in our clients' shoes, as part of a team of effective business people as well as efficient lawyers.

The Team

The Real Estate Division is one of Addleshaw Goddard's largest, comprising a team in excess of 250. Within Construction nationally, there are 16 partners and 65 other fee earners.

Our Team in Manchester consists of 5 partners and over 15 other fee earners. The team's specialist experience combined with their commerciality, great relationships and innovation are the reason that they remain ranked in both Legal 500 and Chambers.

The team advise on every aspect of Construction Law across all sectors of the industry, both contentious and non-contentious.

The work of the group is hugely varied and includes buildings, civil and process plant engineering, energy, infrastructure and utilities - across both private and public sectors.

The team also provide project support and advice to our wider Real Estate, Banking and Projects teams.

The Role

We are looking for a Construction lawyer to join our Manchester Team to work on a variety of contentious construction matters (which includes construction and projects).

Suitable candidates will have strong academics and will have gained at least five years' construction experience at a leading practice recognised for construction or Real Estate work.

Candidates will therefore have a good grounding in construction law.

This is a high performing, cohesive and busy team with a strong reputation for providing associates with early levels of responsibility within a supportive and stretching environment and therefore you can expect to take a leading role on some matters.

At this stage in your career the team will take a genuine interest and support you with your development therefore offering excellent career prospects.

Knowledge skills and experience

You will have :

  • Excellent academic achievement with a minimum 2 : 1 degree
  • Ideally at least five years' experience in construction law, ideally set in construction or projects and gained within a comparable environment and at an appropriate level
  • The ability to actively support complex transactions, liaising and coordinating with fee earners from other relevant disciplines as needed.
  • Ability to achieve continuous improvement and development
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