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Bevan Brittan LLP

  • 12 vacancies
  • 22 trainees
  • 92 partners
  • 532 staff

About Bevan Brittan LLP

Bevan Brittan is a UK-top 100 national law firm providing a comprehensive range of legal and advisory services to over 800 businesses.

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More info

Applications for our 2025 summer vacation scheme must be received by 27 February 2023. We recruit for our training contract positions directly through our vacation scheme.

You can find more information regarding our vacation scheme, training contracts and legal apprenticeships on our website, here.


Applications to

Annie Pollock

Method of application

Online application form

Method of assessment

  • Assessment centre
  • HR-led interview
  • Partner interview
  • Presentation
  • Video interview
  • Written exercise

Bevan Brittan LLP is a UK Top-100 commercial law firm which operates nationally across construction, energy and resource management, higher education and financial services sectors, complementing the firm’s market leadership within housing, local and central government and health and social care, with the firm’s award-winning legal and regulatory teams based across its offices in Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds and London.

The teams work within one of four departments: property (including the commercial property, healthcare property and social housing teams), clinical risk (clinical negligence and health, care and regulatory teams), litigation, advisory and regulatory (including the litigation, employment and procurement teams), and commercial and infrastructure (including the construction, energy and resource management, corporate, IT and commercial health teams). 

Bevan Brittan is named among 'The Times Best Law Firms 2022' and has recently either won or been shortlisted for a number of prestigious awards including 'Legal Firm of the Year' at the Bristol Life Awards 2021 and 'Law Firm of the Year (Over 20 Partners)' at the Bristol Law Society Awards 2021.

Bevan Brittan is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds.


Who should apply

We recognise that the most important prerequisite of quality service is a team of lawyers dedicated to service excellence. Our success is maintained by attracting and keeping talented legal minds. We are looking for bright people with sound common sense and plenty of energy, who can think logically and clearly. You need drive, commitment, willingness to take responsibility and the ability to work and relate well with others.

We run a two-week summer vacation placement across our offices in London, Bristol, Leeds and Birmingham. Applications must be made via the application form on our website. The deadline is 27 February 2023.

During each six-month seat, the core of your training will be practical work experience in conjunction with an educational programme. The training is aimed at developing attitudes, skills, legal and commercial knowledge which is essential for your career success. You are encouraged to take on as much work and responsibility as you are able to handle, which will be reviewed on a regular basis with your supervising partner. The firm is friendly and supportive with an open-door policy along with a range of social, sporting and cultural activities.

Bursary and funding for PGDL and SQE available.

  • Employment
  • Commercial dispute resolution
  • Commercial
  • Construction
  • Energy
  • Corporate
  • Medical law
  • Litigation
  • Property
  • Clinical negligence
  • Property litigation
  • Commercial health
  • Procurement
  • Corporate & Commercial
  • General Commercial

Practice Areas

Extra info

Kings Orchard, 1 Queen Street, Bristol, BS2 0HQ
Phone: 0370 194 1786
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.bevanbrittan.com
Work placement: Yes
Number of work placements: 30
Minimum qualification: 2.1 degree or three years commercial experience
Start salary: Competitive
Fees paid for:
  • CPE/GDL
  • SQE
Turnover: £44,000,000 (2017)
Profit per partner: £474,000 (2018)
Training contract applications: 400 (2022)
Retention rate: 75% (2022)
Partner diversity:
  • 53.3% male (2022)
  • 46.7% female
  • 0.0% N/A
Lawyer diversity:
  • 37.5% male (2022)
  • 62.5% female
  • 0.0% N/A
Has client secondments: Yes
Client secondments:
  • Charities
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Bristol
  • Birmingham
  • London
  • Leeds
  • Birmingham Legal Advice Centre
  • Legal Advice Centres
  • ProHelp
  • #10000BlackInterns
  • Law Society Diversity Access Scheme
  • Legal Apprenticeships
  • Leonard Cheshire Change 100
  • Pathways to Law
  • Sutton Trust