Construction & Engineering Associate in Bristol

Location: Bristol
Salary: Hidden
Recruiter: Burges Salmon
Job Hours: Full-time

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We bring new ideas and perspectives to everything we do, without ever compromising the quality of our work. Join us and you'll be surrounded by high quality work and specialist expertise every day, as you make an impact on a national and international scale.

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 and have recently been voted by our people as a RollOnFriday Firm of the Year.

And did you know our offers flexible working options too?

The Team

Our team is one of the largest in the UK. We're top tier ranked in both Legal 500 and Chambers and we work on major infrastructure, energy and development projects that shape the way in which people live. Our C&E team has an outstanding reputation working on strategic, complex and innovative projects in the UK.

You will advise on cutting edge projects in the UK and overseas, working with our projects, real estate, finance and corporate lawyers to enable complex construction, redevelopment and infrastructure projects to come to fruition. The breadth of the technologies you'll be able to advise on will be second to none and you'll be encouraged to build relationships and sit on industry groups. The team works in a variety of sectors including renewable energy and nuclear, transport, defence and infrastructure.

What others say…

“The ‘amazing' construction and engineering team at Burges Salmon LLP excels in handling critical national infrastructure projects across multiple sectors, including renewables and energy storage, and transport” (Legal 500, 2020).

‘This is an excellent team. Very supportive, full of ideas, and keen to share knowledge to help our members.' (Legal 500, 2022)

Key clients include:

Costain, Highways England, Transport for Wales, Affinity Water, Crown Commercial Service, Transport for London, AEG, Serco/Abellio, National Trust and HSBC.

  • Building the Culture: You'll deliver service excellence on all client matters and participate in cultural initiatives that underpin life at the firm, making Burges Salon a great place to work.
  • Delivering Results : Achieve your personal objectives and be aware of how to focus your contribution to support the firm's overall aims. Plan, control and resource matters effectively, delegating where appropriate and monitor delivery.
  • Growing our People: Actively contribute to the development of those you have responsibility for. Establish your standing as an ‘expert' in your chosen area / sector. Identify and take advantage of opportunities broaden your technical / client experience.
  • Developing our Business: Deepen your understanding of client needs and expectations, identify opportunities to lead CRM activities, build you own network and cross-refer work where appropriate.
  • What you'll need
  • Relevant experience working on Construction & Engineering
  • 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
  • Experience of leading others to develop their skills and knowledge.
  • Must be a SRA or Law Society of Scotland registered lawyer
  • Benefits

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    We're committed to finding the right person for this role and we're open to discussing flexible working, full time or part time working patterns.

    It's important to us that our organisation represents the diverse community in which we operate and we encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and identities. As a Disability Confident employer we will provide a fully accessible recruitment process.

    About Burges Salmon

    Burges Salmon is the independent UK law firm which delivers the best mix of advice, service and value.

    Our clients range from the largest private and public sector organisations and institutions, to entrepreneurial businesses and wealthy individuals and families.

    Working from our offices in Bristol, London and Edinburgh, we have built a progressive service culture based on collaboration and teamwork that is shaped around the needs of our clients to deliver a fantastic service and experience.

    Operating in selected markets where our knowledge, experience and skills deliver highly effective solutions to our clients’ complex needs, we aim aims to be a leader not a follower in these markets.

    Burges Salmon works for clients in all three UK jurisdictions and across the globe, through an international network of leading independent law firms – our preferred firms. Our objective is to provide clients with excellent service and advice, working with these preferred firms around the world to meet clients’ international needs, where relevant.

    The firm’s international experience spans all major sector and practice areas and primarily focuses on supporting its international clients around the world and overseas clients with their investment activities into the UK.

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