• Why work at Bevan Brittan?

    We are an established UK top-100 commercial law with an outstanding client base across a range of markets and recently won Legal Advisor of the Year at the Health Investor Awards 2017.   

    Recognised for our expertise across our legal disciplines within Commercial, Property, Litigation, Advisory and Clinical Risk, we are lawyers who thrive on a collaborative approach to clients’ issues.

    You will be relied on, valued and supported. And you’ll be part of a team that is making a real name for itself in reshaping the service and the solutions that lawyers offer.

    If you’re looking for superb career opportunities, in a friendly and challenging environment, keep an eye on our vacancies. Or contact us at any time at careers@bevanbrittan.com. We’d love to hear from you.

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    • 5 PQE+ IP/IT Associate, Commercial & Infrastructure, Birmingham or Leeds

      Bevan Brittan is a law firm providing a comprehensive range of legal services to clients in the public, private and third sectors, from offices in London, Bristol and Birmingham. The firm are the largest specialist provider of commercial legal services to the Public Sector in the UK. Clients include a third of all NHS Bodies and all Local Authorities in England, 30 Housing Associations, and over 100 private sector organisations who serve these sectors. You’ll be joining a team of bright, down-to-earth lawyers providing incisive, practical advice in an open, supportive and stimulating culture.

      We are looking for an Associate to play a key role in our IP/IT team to be based in either Birmingham or Leeds. With in-depth, industry-focused expertise, the team advises on the procurement, licensing and supply of tech products and services to a wide range of public and private sector clients. In an increasingly complex and competitive commercial landscape, the team is helping more and more clients keep pace with change – making this an exciting time to join.

      The Role

      Your work will focus on high-value, long-term projects for the likes of NHS bodies, local authorities and central government agencies, as well as private sector companies. That could mean advising on outsourcing, IT infrastructure and support service agreements on projects as varied as electronic patient records and European grant funding systems.

      Your remit will be broad and interesting, giving you extensive client contact from the outset. Throughout, you’ll be well supported in an experienced, inclusive team.

      The Individual

      The successful candidate will possess the following skills:

      • 5 Years PQE+ 
      • Good experience in drafting and negotiating contracts (including IT contracts) and have some understanding of corporate structures.
      • Demonstrate a real interest in IT or technology law, with a keenness to develop further.
      • In addition to IT experience you should also have experience on advising on non-contentious intellectual property matters preferably including brand strategies, licensing and exploitation
      • An ability to liaise effectively with clients
      • Strong business development skills

      Additionally, you may have worked in Private Practice, establishing yourself as a reliable and capable commercial lawyer dealing with a breadth of clients. We’d equally like to hear from you if you’ve worked in-house at a tech firm or within the public sector, and are looking to make the move to a law firm. Whatever your background, you must be excellent in front of clients, ready to play an active role in growing the team and eager to drive your career forward in a progressive and ambitious practice.

      To apply, please forward your CV to careers@bevanbrittan.com

    • Commercial 0-2 PQE Solicitor & 5PQE+ Associate, Bristol

      We are looking for two Lawyers to help with a range of work in our Commercial and Infrastructure Department in Bristol, with much of the work arising from procurements of infrastructure projects or service provision.  The broader department is involved in a wider variety of commercial and complex contracting work: joint ventures, construction and engineering; outsourced service provision; new forms of delivery and funding of works, infrastructure and front and back office services.

      The Role

      We are recruiting an Associate with a minimum of 5 years PQE and a Solicitor with 0-2 years PQE.

      The roles will involve a mix commercial work in a variety of sectors which could range from:

      • Infrastructure projects: highways, waste, energy, education, leisure, regeneration
      • The need for growth including new forms of partnerships and new structures and contracts to deliver services.
      • Variations and contract management including PFI and PPP schemes and outsourcing projects
      • Back office service provision: shared services, in-house, joint venture, outsourcing
      • Front office service provision: shared services, new corporate arrangements
      • Procurement support: running procurements (or bidding) for projects such as those described above
      • Commercialisation agenda with Local Government

      We act for a very large number of Local Authorities, NHS Bodies as well as a number of private sector clients and Registered Providers. Much of the anticipated work will be for Local Authorities and private sector clients bidding back to that sector.

      The Individual

      Our prime requirement is for good lawyers capable of thinking carefully and on their feet but who have considerable drive and energy with experience of or an ambition to help lead and drive our business development in these areas.

      You may currently be in private practice or working for the public sector or in-house.

      You may have experience in, or may simply wish to pursue your career in these areas. Experience is not essential for the right person with drive and enthusiasm.

      Accordingly, we welcome applicants with commercial experience which could be in infrastructure projects, outsourcing, running procurements or a wide range of other backgrounds.

      Applications

      To apply for this position, please email careers@bevanbrittan.com with your CV and covering letter.

    • 3+ PQE Solicitor or Associate – Projects / Commercial in Bristol, Birmingham or London

      We are looking for a Solicitor or Associate to join our Commercial and Infrastructure Department to focus on projects, commercial and infrastructure work.

      We will consider candidates from a range of backgrounds and experience including, for example, someone who is a contracts/transactional lawyer (e.g. construction, commercial or finance) without direct experience of our specific sectors but who has a desire to broaden their experience to wider projects and infrastructure work.

      One of the key attributes that we look for in applicants is a passion to learn, enthusiasm and the desire to excel as a lawyer. We will provide support and training to the successful candidate who will gain excellent experience, development and career opportunities.

      The team

      You will be joining a highly respected Department who have advised on some award winning projects. The team is experienced in project finance, public private partnerships, construction and engineering, and commercial transactions.

       

      The Department was recently shortlisted for "Legal Adviser of the Year" at the Partnership Awards 2018.

      The team advises on projects in a wide range of sectors including:

      • Waste and Environment,
      • Energy and Renewables,
      • Regeneration and Commercial Development,
      • Infrastructure

      The team has an exceptional reputation in acting for project developers, project companies, contractors, local authorities and sub-contractors. Some of our clients include Engie, Viridor, Legal & General, Cemex, SDCL, Argent, Wates and many UK wide public sector organisations.

      The role

      You will:

      • Advise on challenging and market leading commercial and infrastructure deals
      • Have lots of client contact and responsibility – but appropriate to your knowledge and expertise
      • Receive support, training and development by senior members of the team
      • Be encouraged to develop business development skills

      Your experience

      You will have:

      • 3 – 7 years PQE - however we may be interested in less or more experienced candidates depending on the nature of your experience
      • A passion to learn, enthusiasm and the desire to excel as a lawyer
      • Experience of working in a team and coordinating advice with fee earners from other disciplines
      • Knowledge of key areas of the law and the ability to deliver clear, precise and practical advice
      • Excellent organisational skills
      • Private practice or in-house experience

      To apply for this position, please email careers@bevanbrittan.com with your CV.

    • NQ - 3 PQE Clinical Negligence Solicitor, Birmingham

      Bevan Brittan is one of ten firms that act for NHS Resolution (formerly the NHS Litigation Authority), putting us at the heart of claims and complaints brought against the NHS. We also act for leading private insurers. Our Clinical Negligence team are highly regarded for their work acting on behalf of NHS Resolution NHS Trusts and in the defence of clinical negligence cases.

      An opportunity has arisen for a Solicitor to join our busy Clinical Negligence team in Birmingham. We are looking for an NQ - 3 PQE Solicitor for this vacancy.

      ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

      • Management of a full and varied caseload of pre-action and litigated matters for NHS Resolution and Private Med Mal Insurers
      • Development of relationships with NHS Resolution/Insurer and Trust/Insured clients
      • Supporting the partners and associates/senior associates with business development and projects

      THE INDIVIDUAL

      The successful applicant will possess the following skills key to the role:

      • Strong communication skills with a professional approach to work
      • Confidence in working directly with clients
      • An ability to build strong interpersonal relationships
      • An aptitude for drafting and legal analysis
      • The ability to deliver case resolution on time and within budget
      • A keenness to work collaboratively with colleagues at junior and senior levels
      • A practical and commercial approach
      • Strong IT skills
      • A flexible approach to service delivery

      To apply for this role please email a copy of your CV to careers@bevanbrittan.com

    • Clinical Negligence Paralegal – Birmingham

      Clinical Negligence Paralegal – Birmingham

      Bevan Brittan is a top 100 national law firm, providing high quality commercial legal advice to clients in the public, private and third sectors. We hold the Investors in People Gold standard, which is a mark of our commitment to our people and their ongoing development and wellbeing.

      We have four offices across the UK in Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds and London.

      We are looking for an experienced Paralegal to join our Clinical Risk department in Birmingham. The Clinical Risk department is a member of the NHSLA Clinical Negligence panel and it is highly regarded for its work with the NHS.

      The role will involve providing efficient and pro-active Paralegal support to a team of busy lawyers. Previous defendant Clinical Negligence experience is desirable for this position but not essential. Excellent attention to detail and strong organisational and time management skills are essential for this role. We are seeking an enthusiastic team player with good interpersonal skills.

      To apply for this role please submit your CV to careers@bevanbrittan.com

    • Property Paralegal – London (6 months FTC)

      Property Paralegal – London (6 months FTC)

      Bevan Brittan is a top 100 national law firm, providing high quality commercial legal advice to clients in the public, private and third sectors. We hold the Investors in People Gold standard, which is a mark of our commitment to our people and their ongoing development and wellbeing.

      We have four offices across the UK in Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds and London.

      The Property Department has experienced significant growth over the last couple of years and that growth is set to continue, with major tender wins on high profile projects across the country.

      A vacancy has arisen to join Bevan Brittan as a secondee to one of our clients based in Central London. This role will involve offering support in all aspects of their work, including;

      • Hosting training sessions for the Graduates and assisting them with daily tasks
      • Attending regular weekly meetings with the Acquisition Managers and answering any legal questions that arise
      • Assisting/ advising on legal documents including Licences, Leases and Development agreements
      • Undertaking research and assisting Legal Counsel with any bespoke pieces of work
      • Liaising with the Panel Solicitors and co-working site acquisitions
      • Offering support in whatever capacity is required to the planning, technical and asset management teams.

      Attention to detail, efficiency and the ability to use your own initiative will be essential for this position, and the ability to work to challenging deadlines will be imperative.

      To apply for this role, please send your CV to careers@bevanbrittan.com.

       

    • Banking/Finance Solicitor 0-2 PQE, London or Leeds

      Banking/Finance Solicitor 0-2 PQE, London or Leeds

      We are looking for a Lawyer to help with a range of work in our Banking & Finance team.

      The Role

      The role will involve a range of finance/secured lending work in a variety of sectors which could range from:

      • Social Housing Loans, private placements and bonds
      • Project finance including variations to the financing of PFI schemes
      • Local Authority loans and funding including infrastructure and energy investments and the development of housing vehicles and joint ventures
      • Private sector bridging, development and other loans to developers and other corporate bodies
      • Intragroup loans and loans to subsidiaries
      • Derivative transactions using ISDA documentation
      • Re-financings, loan variations and lenders consents

      We act for a very large number of Local Authorities, registered providers and an increasing number of private sector clients. The role will involve an equal split of lender and borrower work across a wide range of projects.

      The Individual

      Our prime requirement is for a good lawyer capable of thinking carefully with considerable drive and energy and a desire to help us grow our finance/secured lending business.

      You may currently be in private practice or working for the public sector or in-house.

      You may have experience in, or may simply wish to pursue your career in this area. Experience, whilst helpful, is not essential for the right person with drive and enthusiasm.

      Applications

      To apply for this position, please email careers@bevanbrittan.com with your CV and covering letter.

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