Bevan Brittan is a UK-Top 100 national law firm providing legal and advisory services advising businesses across construction, energy & resource management, higher education and financial services sectors, complementing the firm’s market leadership within housing, local government and health and social care.

Legal and Directories

  • Maintained our strong performance in the 2021 Chambers directory rankings. Half our partners achieved a ranking, with seven of those among the top Band One level. We are also ranked Band One in five practice areas, and have achieved rankings in 15 other practice areas. Read the full entry on the Chambers website.

  • Recorded impressive rankings in the highly respected Legal 500 independent directory. In the 2021 directory, we were ranked 'Tier One' across 11 practice areas. In total, we are now ranked across 40 practice areas and have 14 individuals ranked as 'Leading Lawyers'.

  • For the third year running, Bevan Brittan has been recognised as one of the UK's best law firms by The Times. In The Times Best Law Firms 2021 national report, Bevan Brittan has four legal practices included, with Landlord & Tenant recognised for the first time alongside the firm's Employment, Pensions & Immigration, Administrative and Public Law and Clinical Negligence practices.

  • Awarded Public Sector Law Firm of the Year (outside London) at the prestigious 2020 Legal500 Awards. This award recognises the quality and strength in depth of our departments advising central and local government and the NHS. Partner Rosemary Jago was a Finalist in the Public Sector Individual (London) award.


  • Won the Legal Advisors of the Year – Transactional award at the HealthInvestor Awards 2021. The fifth consecutive year that Bevan Brittan has won a HealthInvestor award. This continued recognition at one of the sector’s most prestigious events demonstrates Bevan Brittan’s ability to provide clients with a market-leading, multi-disciplinary health and social care team.

  • Legal category winner at the Bristol Property Awards 2020. Celebrating the best of Bristol’s property sector, the Bristol Property Awards attracts some of the best known names from the industry. Our win recognises the market leading client service delivered by our South West Property, Construction and Real Estate teams over the past 12 months.

  • Shortlisted for Legal Advisor of the Year at the 2020 Partnership Awards – the fourth year in a row that the firm has been a finalist.

  • Named Property Law firm of the Year at the 2019 West Midlands Property Awards, organised by Insider Media. The award recognises the significant efforts made by Bevan Brittan's legal teams in supporting regeneration and development projects in Birmingham and the West Midlands.

  • Won the prestigious Legal Advisors of the Year - Private award at the HealthInvestor Awards 2019. The judges praised the firm for its "long list of transactions and particular sector and regulatory expertise". Out independent health and social care team has supported a number of renowned organisations, including Schoen Clinic, Barchester Healthcare and Care Management Group.

  • Nominated in the Legal Advisor (independent) category at the prestigious annual event for health and social care providers, consultants and advisors. Recognised for the strength and breadth of our independent health and social care practice.


  • Won Law Firm of the Year at the Insider South West Property Awards 2020. Judges highlighted the scope of our property work and were impressed by our recent pro bono work.

  • Won Legal Firm of the Year at the Bristol Life Awards 2021 which celebrate the best of Bristol. Judges acknowledged we are, "Developing as one of the UK’s finest law firms.”

  • Shortlisted for Advisory Firm of the Year award, marking our growth and client care in the South West. These awards recognise influential leaders in business education and government to recognise and celebrate business success across the South West.

  • Shortlisted for Property Law Firm of the Year at the Insider Yorkshire Property Industry Awards 2021, one of the flagship commercial property events in the region. This recognition highlights the depth and breadth of our Leeds Property Team, which advises on high-value projects that will transform local communities.

  • Won the Pro Bono Award at the annual Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards, thanks to our involvement with the Birmingham Legal Advice Clinic (BLAC). BLAC is a free legal advice and signposting service for vulnerable people and in 2020 its service went virtual, advising over 100 clients.

  • Finalist for Professional Services Firm of the Year at the Birmingham Post Business Awards 2021, following a successful year for our Birmingham teams.

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