Commercial Litigation Senior Associate


Burges Salmon
Company 
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

Competitive

Job Highlights
  • Burges Salmon is the independent UK law firm which delivers the best mix of advice, service and value.
  • Burges Salmon are offering an opportunity for a Solicitor of at least 6 years' PQE to join our leading team of commercial litigation lawyers in Bristol.
  • We have a successful hybrid working model, which provides another way for our people to work with flexibility.
Job Requirements/Description

Burges Salmon are offering an opportunity for a Solicitor of at least 6 years' PQE to join our leading team of commercial litigation lawyers in Bristol. In this role, you can expect complex and high value work on behalf of household name national and international clients.

The Team

Our 100+ strong team of dispute resolution lawyers work on a diverse range of complex challenges facing their clients. We focus on outcomes, not just process.

You'll work with a range of high-profile and cutting edge clients in a variety of sectors . Working as part of a team, you'll handle complex commercial litigation including contractual disputes, corporate/shareholder disputes, professional negligence, fraud, insurance and financial services/banking disputes.

What others say…

An excellent offering with super smart lawyers and the skill set to match the best – the quality of a London firm but at regional prices.' (Legal 500, 2024)

"Burges Salmon has a highly commended team of well-reputed practitioners, known for handling high-value national and international disputes" (Chambers, 2023)

Key clients include:

FirstGroup, John Lewis plc, Aerium Group, St Modwen, Virgin Active, The Financial Services Compensation Scheme, Lockheed Martin, Exova/Element.

The Firm

Our working environment is professional yet progressive, where quality of work and quality of life go hand-in-hand. Our collaborative approach to how we do business is totally refreshing. It's what attracts some of the best legal minds in the industry and it's why our people love working here.

We are proud to have received an Investors in People - Platinum Accreditation and have recently been voted by our people as RollOnFriday's ‘Best Law Firm to Work at 2024', an accolade that the firm has achieved for the third year in a row.

We're committed to finding the right person for this role and are open to discussing flexible working, and full time or part time working patterns. We have a successful hybrid working model, which provides another way for our people to work with flexibility.

Responsibilities

  • Building the Culture: Embrace your role as a role model to enhance Burges Salmon's workplace. Set the cultural tone and support change initiatives.
  • Delivering Results: Achieve personal goals, align contributions with overall priorities, and manage resources effectively to ensure successful project delivery.
  • Growing our People: Actively develop your team, enhance expertise in your field, and deepen your knowledge and skills.
  • Developing our Business: Network to foster collaboration and referrals.

What you'll need

  • Relevant experience working on high quality commercial litigation in the High Court or before the leading arbitration bodies
  • Be a strong team player, with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able to manage a complex and varied workload effectively
  • Be self-motivated and willing to learn
  • Must be a SRA registered lawyer
Burges Salmon
Company 
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

Competitive

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