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Job Title Commercial Solicitor 2-5 PQE, Bristol
Location Bristol

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 480 staff, including 82 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 a Solicitor to be based either in our Bristol office, 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 Solicitor role we are looking for 2-5 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.

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