x2 Commercial Associate (3PQE+), Bristol or Birmingham
Bevan Brittan is a UK-Top 100 commercial law firm
providing a comprehensive range of legal services from offices in
Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds and London.
The firm advises over 800 businesses and is a market-leading law firm
across Local and Central Government, Health and Social Care and
Housing throughout the UK. We employ 450 staff, including 71 Partners,
and our award-winning teams provide commercial, corporate, property,
regulatory, employment and litigation (commercial and clinical
negligence) legal advice.
Excellent opportunity to develop your career
As the Commercial & Infrastructure Department continues to grow
we are looking to recruit new Associate Solicitors, to be based either
in our Bristol or Birmingham offices, as part of the team advising
Local Government on their procurement of major infrastructure projects
and service provision across England & Wales.
As a member of the team you would also have the opportunity to be
involved in a wide variety of commercial and complex contracting work
on some of the largest and ground breaking projects in the country.
Join a team that’s part of tackling climate change
With so much change happening across Local Government the need for
strategic legal support to develop and deliver solutions has never
been greater and with new levels of investment in infrastructure being
promised, we anticipate a further increase in activity in forms of
social, economic, energy and digital infrastructure. With many local
councils declaring a climate emergency we are one of the first law
firms providing legal advice on all critical decisions that can impact
a council’s own climate change objectives.
Learn from the best
For the Associate Solicitor roles we are looking for 3 years PQE +.
On joining you will be a member of an award-winning Commercial &
Infrastructure team led by Partner David Hutton. This team recently
won a Legal 500 award as the best Local Government Team (outside
London) and is ranked as a No.1 Local Government practice by Chambers
& Partners and Legal 500. David himself leads Bevan Brittan’s
Local Government practice across the country.
You will be part of team that is at the cutting edge of helping local
authorities shaping options to develop and grow their public services;
bring services back in-house; deliver new infrastructure as well as
contract management large complex outsourced contracts, such as
building highways, homes, leisure facilities, energy provision and
regenerating the local environment.
Our clients say we are good people to work with
On a foundation of partnership, market insight and commercial
strength, you can be part of a team that proactively and passionately
deliver legal advice that generates outstanding results and truly
delivers value for our clients.
Rise to the challenge
Therefore we’re looking for excellent lawyers who are creative
thinkers with drive and energy and enjoy working with clients. You
need to be willing to learn and it’s important at Bevan Brittan to be
a good team player.
The opportunities for you across Bevan Brittan are significant so if
you have particular interests I’m sure we can accommodate them. You
may currently be in private practice or working in-house. You may have
experience in, or may simply wish to pursue your career in these areas.
Overall, we would welcome applicants with commercial experience and
an appetite to join the number one ranked firm in Local Government.