We are committed to recruiting, retaining and motivating bright people who share our vision and values. We recognise the benefits of having a diverse workforce and welcome applications from the widest pool of suitably qualified candidates.
When you join Burges Salmon, you will be at the forefront of a
market-leading team at an exciting time of expansion. You will benefit
from the guidance, support and expertise of an award-winning
At Burges Salmon, we provide a collaborative,
friendly and sociable setting in which to thrive and realise
your potential and place great importance on professional development
with a structured path to help lawyers to advance their career.
Our construction and engineering team is ranked Band 1, National
Leader; we have "considerable expertise in both
contentious and non-contentious matters" and according
to one observer are ‘as good as any magic circle
firm’. Four of our lawyers have individual rankings (Chambers 2020).
Our widely respected team is one of the largest dedicated
construction teams in the UK, with offices in London, Edinburgh and
Bristol and a strong profile in the transport, infrastructure, energy
and real estate sectors. The team is in a growth cycle reflecting the
success of the team and the wider firm in key sectors.
We specialise in strategic projects and complex dispute resolution.
With a strong UK-wide presence, clients include central and local
government, utilities, developers, funder and investors, Tier 1
contractors as well as end-users. Clients include:
Affinity Water // Costain // RBS // EDF // The Crown Estate //
Equitix // Highways England // Investec Bank // Transport for London
The range of work continues to grow and includes:
Regeneration and commercial development and
Dispute avoidance and resolution.
We are working on projects such as: the Thames Tideway Tunnel, HS2,
nuclear new build, The O2, M4 and Filton Airport development.
We look for ambitious solutions-focused individuals with an interest
in the built environment, who are keen to develop their knowledge and
skills across a variety of project-types and sectors in what is a fast
changing landscape for construction and infrastructure. You will have
strong recent and relevant work experience advising on engineering and
construction contracts in at least one of our key sectors. You will be
a strong team player, able to manage a complex and varied workload
effectively, and eager to accelerate your development and that of the
wider team and firm.
We are interested in speaking to lawyers with transactional or
contentious work as a preference or, indeed, a mix of the two.
We are committed to finding the right person for this role and are
open to discussing flexible working patterns and office location.
We are also interested in candidates who are Scottish qualified. The
firm will support and fund successful candidates to become dual
qualified (if not already English law qualified), including study
leave and exam hotel expenses.
Get in touch!
For a confidential conversation to find out more call
Victoria Lewton on 0117 307 6942