• Category:
  • Unit:
    Dispute Resolution
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  • Location:
    Bristol, London

Grow and Develop with Burges Salmon

We are looking for an experienced regulatory lawyer to join our Business Crime & Regulatory Investigations Team (part of the firm's Dispute Resolution Unit).

The Team:

Our 100+ dispute resolution lawyers work on a diverse range of complex challenges facing their clients in the private and public sector.

Our Business Crime & Regulatory Investigations Team advises corporates, and their boards and directors, on business-critical issues concerning corporate/financial crime and regulatory enforcement.  They specialise in crisis management, corporate and director liability, undertaking corporate internal investigations, engaging with regulators and  defending complex investigations and prosecutions.

We are looking for a lawyer with strong experience in regulatory enforcement.  In particular, we are interested in speaking to those with experience of advising corporates in relation to large scale investigations and prosecutions.

At Burges Salmon you will have the opportunity to be involved in varied work load, including; corporate manslaughter, inquests, health and safety, internal investigations, and reputational and public relations issues. You will be regularly working with corporate clients to review and avoid legal risks in the areas most relevant to them. 

You can expect to be involved in a range of high profile, complex cases from the outset of your career with us. As your experience grows, you will assume prime responsibility for key aspects of cases. You will work closely with highly regarded Partners, including  "The Lawyer - Hot 100" ranked Partner, Charlotte Whitaker. 

What others say…

“A first-class team with strength and depth in all areas. Immense experience, combined with hard work and excellent judgment make them a difficult team to beat” (Legal 500, 2024).

“Burges Salmon houses a specialist team of practitioners who are highly expert at providing advice on the full range of civil and criminal health and safety matters” (Chambers, 2023)


  • Practical experience of some or all of the following:
    • Large-scale Inquests
    • Advising businesses on complex regulatory issues
    • Advising in relation to health & safety compliance and regulatory risk
  • Able to work well within a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal, client and commercial skills
  • Adaptable and able to deal with complex work under pressure
  • SRA registered lawyer

The Firm:

At Burges Salmon, you will benefit from a transparent, structured path to advancing your career, guided by a supportive leadership team. For more information on career progression, click here to download our Career Guide for Lawyers

We will provide you with a collaborative, friendly environment and City-quality work, as you would expect from the 'UK Law Firm of the Year' (Legal Week British Legal Awards, 2020). We are also proud to have been awarded RollOnFriday ‘Best Law Firm to Work at' 2022, 2023, and 2024, due to having the highest employee satisfaction rate in their national surveys.

We have received an Investors in People - Platinum Accreditation, which is the highest level awarded, in recognition of our firm's commitment to our people.

We are committed to finding the right person for this role, and we are open to discussing flexible, full time or part time working patterns. We have a successful hybrid working model, which provides another way for our people to work with flexibility.


A full overview of all the benefits of working at Burges Salmon can be found on the 'working at Burges Salmon' section of our careers page.

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!

Our resourcing team can provide firm insight and an overview of the department to make sure this is the right next career for you.  For a confidential conversation call Chris Jenkinson on 0117 307 2246.


Please click on the link to upload your CV and covering letter.

Burges Salmon is an Equal Opportunity employer.

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Competitive Salary
Flexible working
Private medical insurance
Personal/Professional development
Parental leave
Pension and life assurance
25 days annual leave
2 paid days leave volunteering
Cycle to work
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