Construction Lawyer (Contentious) – Newly Qualified – Edinburgh

Job Reference: JH/CLC/E/06

About the job:


Our client is a major global law firm with an unparalleled regional, national and international network and a peerless real estate division. Due to their continued success a monumental opportunity for a newly qualified construction lawyer to join their award winning Construction, Engineering and Environment team at their offices in Edinburgh. This firm boasts one of the markets largest and most specialist construction law teams in the UK and 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.


As a newly qualified Construction lawyer at this firm you will be working alongside some of the most highly ranked partners, associates and fee-earners in the industry. You will be handling high value construction disputes – across both private and public sectors whilst being an integral part of maintaining the firms superb reputation. In return you will be presented with the opportunity to take on early responsibility and advance further in your career through the firms bespoke Learning and Development programme.


As a successful candidate you will be a a dynamic and forward thinking individual who has gained at least six months construction experience during their training contract or post qualification at a leading practice recognised for construction or Real Estate work. You will be able to evidence excellent academic achievements with a minimum 2:1 degree. The ability to actively support complex transactions, liaising and coordinating with fee earners from other relevant disciplines as needed is essential.

To register an interest in this role, please contact one of our specialists on 0161 880 0118 or send a copy of your updated CV to Qasim Zahid at 


£34 - 42k