Private Practice

Construction & Engineering

Construction & Engineering

  • We have an opening for for an experienced associate to join our Construction & Engineering practice
  • Our team is ranked Band 1 and has 'one of the biggest profiles in the sector' (Chambers)
  • Our distinguished team includes partners William Gard, Marcus Harling and Steven James
  • We act for a variety high profile of clients such as TfL, The National Trust, RBS and Marks & Spencer
  • We recently advised Ahli United Bank on the sale of a UK-wide student accommodation portfolio to Unite Students
  • The scope of our work continues to grow and includes energy, transport and regeneration projects
  • A salary in the range of £50,000 – £65,000 is on offer, varying with experience

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