Collaborate, Grow & Thrive
At Burges Salmon, you will gain professional development with a structured path to advancing your career. You will be guided by a supportive leadership team to enhance your skills and experience.
When you join our collaborative environment, you will have the opportunity to take responsibility for your work and to be trusted to get on with things.
We will provide you with a professional, friendly and sociable setting in which to thrive and realise your potential.
Please note, we are looking for a qualified Lawyer for this role.
Burges Salmon, is based in Bristol’s city centre 2 minutes stroll from Temple Meads train station. Here, you will be in the heart of Bristol with easy access to some of the best attractions the city has to offer, including the theatre, shopping, restaurants, museums and art galleries.
We are also interested in hearing from Scottish-qualified lawyers who would like to grow their careers in our ground-breaking new Edinburgh office.
Our Scottish team will be fully integrated with our existing business and so some travel to Bristol will be required.
When you join Burges Salmon, you will be part of a team that competes at the highest level of the legal market and is one of the largest, most diverse projects teams in the UK.
Combining market-leading industry sector insight with the highest level of legal expertise, we deliver clear, effective solutions to our clients.
What others say...
They're a good team with "strength in numbers and representation; it's what they're known for, and they certainly stand out." Chambers UK.
Like talking to your own team They help to get the project over the line and add value. Their strengths are their professional approach, technical ability, experience and expertise. Chambers UK 2018.
We have an outstanding reputation working on interesting and innovative law contracts and projects in the UK, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, across a wide range of industry sectors, with particular strengths in energy, public sector and transport.
Our work requires us to have an appreciation not just of the legal issues but also the underlying commercial objectives.
As a consequence we have a highly developed understanding of our clients' industry sectors. This approach has resulted in a practice that is not only able to attract high quality clients on a national and international basis but also maintains good, close relationships with those clients.
We have directory ranked tier one market leading practices and individuals in several sectors including Transport / Rail, Defence, Renewables and Nuclear and our clients include
Ministry of Defence / / Transport for Wales / / HM Government (CCS Panel member)
Renewable and Nuclear energy businesses.
You will advise on cutting edge projects in the UK and overseas, working with our finance and corporate lawyers to enable complex construction, redevelopment and infrastructure projects to come to fruition.
Depending on your skills and experience, you will work on projects in the energy sector, road and rail. In addition to providing top quality legal advice, you will play a part in developing our practice.
You will need to be a qualified Lawyer and able to practice in the England & Wales jurisdication.
We look for individuals who have developed themselves and their capabilities, coupled with strong commercial and legal potential and relevant experience.
You will have proven experience in innovative and interesting contracts and projects, both nationally and internationally in defence, energy and environment projects, procurement, transport or work.
You will be a strong team player, able to manage a complex and varied workload effectively, and demonstrate a willingness to learn and be self-motivated.
We value a collaborative approach to work and therefore you will be a team player, comfortable with taking instruction and leading others.
We are committed to finding the right person for this role and are open to discussing flexible working patterns.