• Category:
  • Unit:
    Real Estate
  • Location:
    Bristol, Edinburgh
NQ Solicitor

We are fresh, we are fearless, we are growing. Make the leap, make a splash.

Here at Burges Salmon, we bring new ideas and perspectives to everything we do, without ever compromising the quality of our work. Join us and you'll have every opportunity to fulfil your potential as you help shape our future – and we'll support you all the way.

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 Investors in People - Platinum Accreditation and have recently been voted by our people as a RollOnFriday's ‘Firm of the Year to Work for 2023'.

And did you know our hybrid working model offers flexible working options too?

The Team

Our real estate team provides a full range of transactional and advisory real estate services - property development, property finance, property investment and corporate real estate work.

You'll work at the forefront of your field, collaborating with colleagues across the firm who are experts in theirs. You'll have direct access to top-calibre clients and benefit from early responsibility and ownership from day one.

Our clients are institutional investors, listed and private property companies, banks, developers, public sector bodies, corporate occupiers and high net worth individuals. We are a National leader for wind farm and nuclear energy work.

Key clients include:

John Lewis/Waitrose, UK Atomic Energy Authority, Hewlett-Packard Enterprises, Greater London Authority, Historic England, Virgin, EDP Renewables, St Modwen, the Crown Estate, Transport for London, Skanska, YTL, London & Regional Properties, , Lloyds, HSBC, Welsh Government, Gresham House, Twitter, Church Commissioners, National Trust, EDF.

What Others Say…

‘The whole team is very engaging and people that you genuinely like as a person not just to work with…Their experience and expertise that they bring to the table is second to none' (Legal 500, 2022).


At Burges Salmon, you will have a fair, transparent path to progression. To find out more click here to download our Career Guide for Lawyers.

  • 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.
  • Growing our People: Establish a strong skills foundation, proactively looking for opportunities to broaden your technical / client experience wherever possible, and bring your best to all that you do.
  • Developing our Business: Assist efforts to develop new client relationships and enhance existing alliances.
What you'll need
  • Relevant experience or a demonstrable interest in working on high quality real estate transactions and matters
  • 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
  • Must be qualifying as a SRA or Law Society of Scotland registered lawyer in 2023

Click here for a full overview of our brilliant reward package and find out more about the benefits of a legal career with Burges Salmon, here.

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.

Get in touch!

If you would like to learn more about this opportunity, please contact Chris Jenkinson - 0117 307 2246 - for an informal and confidential conversation.

Have we hooked you yet? Make a leap. Make a splash…

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25 days annual leave
2 paid days leave volunteering
Pension and life assurance
Private medical insurance
Parental leave
Flexible working
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