Join the UK's leading Commercial team, competing with the Magic Circle and working on some of the UK's most high-profile projects within finance, nuclear, tech and media to name a few.
Work in a team regarded by Chambers as the market leader, allowing for unrivalled legal exposure and blue-sky progression.
Top 50, with an abundance of Legal 500 ranked teams and colleagues across all notions of Commercial law, the firm's gravity perpetuates not only regionally but within the national market in terms of quality, service and legal expertise.
They were consistently hallmarked as "UK Law Firm of the Year" whilst being the leading Commercial firm outside of the City. Their longstanding excellence has been awarded nationally by Chambers UK (70% of Partners are specifically Chambers ranked) The Legal 500 and Legal Cheek to name a few.
The firm receives numerous accolades and leads by example regarding culture, empowerment, progression and diversity.
Calling Bristol home for over 100 years, the firm's growth has come naturally, resisting external influence and remaining independent to ensure they holistically support colleagues, clients and the local community.
Diversity and inclusion are a strategic priority, understanding that talent resides in the individual and focused on platforming staff to achieve their career and life goals.
Being a firm believer of "actions speak louder than words", staff thrive in an open, communal, and collaborative environment underpinned by people-first mindset. This is put into practice via continued and structured personal and career development, speaking for itself given nearly half of all existing Partners trained at the firm.
Working in the Bristol office or from home if preferred, your influence upon the team will be immediate. Day-to-day, you'll take advantage of a balanced team structure, approachable leadership and paralegal support, along with the use of technologies ensuring your time is used efficiently.
2+ PQE Commercial Solicitor to join Band 1, T1 team within Bristol Top 50 firm
Taking ownership highly complex multi-party matters, often in industries that are well regulated, the team are heavily involved in high profile and first-of-their-kind projects for numerous international and FTSE 250 organisations.
With output at a level unique to Bristol, many of the ten Partners being ranked and recommended both by Chambers and the Legal 500.
Clients stem from key sectors, such as financial services, infrastructure, nuclear, projects, public sector, defence, rail, technology, media, food and drink, manufacturing and sports industries. Recent work includes advising the Home Office, the MOD, numerous department and supermarket retailers and major infrastructure and energy providers to name a few.
As you develop as a Solicitor through working on your projects independently and as part of the wider team, you'll work on increasingly complex commercial joint ventures, collaboration and partnering arrangements, supply arrangements, sale and purchase terms and conditions, distribution and agency, and consumer contracts and service agreements.
You will develop an expert level of understanding within your sectors of preference internationally whilst building a network of clients.
The Partners consider your mentoring to be of strategic importance, with this and the firms structured development program results in swift progression within the team.
- 2+ PQE within Commercial law
- Ideally having experience in one or more key sectors
- Working in unison with the team whilst presenting a forward-thinking approach to problem-solving.
- Willingness to develop and progress up the career ladder.
- Engagement with present and future clients with the ability to manage, exceed and anticipate evolving needs and expectations.
Offering City-level work within a Bristol backdrop, for those looking to strive and achieve a senior role quickly within one of the UK's best team, the opportunity serves as an avenue to do so.