Corporate Crime & Investigations Lawyer


Burges Salmon
Company 
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

Competitive

Job Highlights
  • Are you an experienced Corporate Crime & Investigations lawyer looking for a new opportunity?
  • Join our Corporate Crime & Investigations Team (part of the firm's Dispute Resolution department), where you'll have access to top-calibre clients, with real responsibility and ownership from day one.
  • You will advise corporates, and their boards and directors, on business critical issues concerning corporate crime, financial crime and regulatory enforcement.
Job Requirements/Description

Are you an experienced Corporate Crime & Investigations lawyer looking for a new opportunity? Join our Corporate Crime & Investigations Team (part of the firm's Dispute Resolution department), where you'll have access to top-calibre clients, with real responsibility and ownership from day one.

The Opportunity

You will advise corporates, and their boards and directors, on business critical issues concerning corporate crime, financial crime and regulatory enforcement. Our team specialises in crisis management, corporate and director liability, undertaking corporate internal investigations, engaging with regulators and defending complex investigations and prosecutions.

You will have good experience in corporate crime, financial crime and/or regulatory enforcement, ideally with experience of advising corporates in relation to large scale investigations and prosecutions.

You'll benefit from a varied workload, including serious fraud and money laundering; bribery and corruption; sanctions and export controls; the recovery of the proceeds of crime; corporate manslaughter; health and safety; and coroners' inquests.

As one of 100+ dispute resolution lawyers working on a diverse range of complex challenges facing clients in the private and public sector, you will work closely with highly regarded lawyers, including:

  • Guy Bastable, Band 1 (Chambers) 
  • Charlotte Whitaker, Hot 100 (The Lawyer)
  • Ben Davies, Key Lawyer (Legal 500)

What others say…

“A first-class team with strength and depth in all areas. Immense experience, combined with hard work and excellent judgment make them a difficult team to beat” (Legal 500, 2024).

“Burges Salmon houses a specialist team of practitioners who are highly expert at providing advice on the full range of civil and criminal health and safety matters” (Chambers UK).

What you'll need

  • Practical experience of some or all of the following:
  • Criminal law and procedure
  • Corporate criminal liability
  • Advising in relation to a large scale criminal investigation
  • Advising a corporate in relation to a criminal investigation by the police, the SFO, HMRC, the FCA, the HSE, the EA, etc
  • Advising in relation to a large-scale coroner's inquest
  • Advising in relation to health & safety compliance and complex regulatory risk
  • Strong team working skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, client and commercial skills
  • Adaptability and ability to deal with complex work under pressure
  • Registration as a lawyer with the SRA

Responsibilities

  • Building the Culture: Provide exceptional service and engage in cultural initiatives that enhance our workplace at Burges Salmon
  • Delivering Results: Achieve personal goals, align efforts with firm objectives, and manage matters effectively
  • Growing our People: Support team development, become an expert in your area, and seek opportunities for skill expansion
  • Developing our Business: Understand client needs, lead CRM efforts, network, and collaborate for business growth
Burges Salmon
Company 
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

Competitive

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