Construction Solicitor
South West

Job reference: 000106

Location: South West

Salary: Competitive + Benefits

Employment type: Permanent

Department: Construction

Division: Commercial Property

Hours per week: 35

PQE/Experience: 3 Years +

Our Construction team is looking for an experienced non-contentious construction associate to join us and to help grow the construction practice who are based in our Bristol office. ​​​​​​​

Reporting to our lead Construction Partner you will have at least 3 years’ PQE experience; will be able to demonstrate a great technical ability with a keen eye for detail.  You will have sound knowledge of JCT, NEC is required as well as knowledge of FIDIC contracts along with a clear understanding of working with consultant appointments, collateral warranties and bonds/guarantees. 

You will gain a lot of experience from our varied and interesting projects and clients.  The projects we are currently advising on include mixed use developments, refurbishments, retail, vertical farming facilities and wind power projects.

With a Paralegal and Trainee Solicitor beneath you there is the opportunity to supervise, manage and mentor others who want to progress.  A huge part of joining Thrings is the relationships we have with our clients and referrers, so you’ll need to be someone who is happy to work collaboratively, nurture and maintain relationships and build new ones.

To excel in this role you will be experienced in building, managing and maintaining relationships, working with our clients, supporting team members and building both an internal and external network.

There are also opportunities for home-based working, which is key to striking the right work/life balance.  We offer a benefits package on offer that enables you to tailor the perks of working at Thrings to your personal circumstances including Private Medical Insurance, health checks, the ability to buy and sell holiday, discounted gym membership, support for continued personal development.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.  If you require any reasonable adjustments as part of the recruitment process or when employed, then do let us know.

Thrings is a vibrant expanding law firm with a diverse client base offering excellent career prospects to talented and driven individuals.  We operate in offices in Bristol, Bath, London, Swindon and Romsey, serving clients within the UK, but increasingly with an international presence.

We’re a client focused firm who has award winning lawyers working for us.  We’re noted by Chambers & Partners for the relationships we’ve built with our clients, and the increasing presence we’re building in the markets and clients we serve.  We provide a range of services to different clients in areas such as Agriculture, Private Client, Corporate & Commercial and Commercial Property and are noted for having specialists that practice in each of these areas.  We work across offices, with different practice areas to best serve the needs of our clients.