Job Vacancy - Senior Non-contentious Construction Solicitor

Job Title – Senior Non-contentious Construction Solicitor (8 Years + PQE)
Location – Hybrid; Remote and London City EC1N 8SS
Full Time/ Part Time – Full Time
Salary – £120,000-£130,000
Sector – Legal
All applications to –

We are currently looking for a Senior Non-Contentious Construction Solicitor to join our team.

Ridgemont is a specialist law firm with offices in London and Bristol, providing exceptional legal advice to clients across the construction and real estate sectors.

We offer construction solicitors an attractive career path, particularly those who may be demotivated by the structure and limitations of larger firms. We value individual contributions and opinions, and we don’t have a pyramid hierarchy.

We are forward-thinking, agile and flexible, and we work hard to be the best at what we do. Most of our team works on a hybrid model, split between office-based and remote working. Career paths are shaped by individual strengths and passions, and employees benefit from our tailored coaching and training programmes.

We have worked hard to create a supportive, welcoming and empowering work culture. We want our team to have the flexibility, autonomy and freedom they need to feel valued and to thrive. A good work-life balance is an essential part of our offering as an employer, and this balance has helped us to create a high performing, highly motivated and successful team.

Senior Non-Contentious Construction Solicitor – responsibilities
  • This role has an emphasis on non-contentious work although there may be opportunities to do dispute work.
  • Advising on procurement methods.
  • Contract drafting, amending and various ad hoc contractual issues.
  • Converting leads.
  • Focusing on JCT and NEC contracts.
Senior Non-Contentious Construction Solicitor – skills and experience
  • 8 Years + PQE as a Construction Solicitor.
  • Detailed understanding of construction and engineering contracts such as JCT, NEC, FIDIC, IChemE and Logic (JCT and NEC in particular).
  • Experience in drafting warranties, appointments, novations, bonds and development agreements.
  • Understanding of the construction supply chain.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement and decision making, and work with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong relationships with clients and colleagues.
  • Strong organisational and prioritisation skills, ability to operate with urgency and pace.
  • Strong skills in IT, matter finance, business development and team working.
  • Interested in maintaining, developing and sharing specialist legal knowledge.
Our rewards package includes:
  • Bonus schemes
  • Private Medical & Life Insurance
  • Realistic revenue target (not a billable hours target)
  • Private pension
  • Flexible working
  • Team building events
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Business coaching

To apply for this position, please email with an updated copy of your CV.

24 Greville Street, London, EC1N 8SS

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