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Corporate M&A Associate (Lawyer)

Burges Salmon
Bristol (City Centre), Bristol
Closing date
23 Aug 2024

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors – Private Practice
Contract Type
Practice Area
Corporate, M&A
Experience Level
2-5yrs PQE
Role Classification

Job Details

Are you looking for an opportunity to cast your net even wider?

Are you a Corporate M&A Associate, looking to be surrounded by high quality work and specialist expertise every day? 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 be part of a market-leading team working on corporate M&A and PE transactions. Our Associates (typically 3-5 PQE)  are responsible for achieving their personal goals, aligned with firm objectives and supporting the development of their junior colleagues. As part of  this you'll be able to understand client needs, lead CRM efforts, network, and collaborate for business growth.

Interested in finding out more?

The Team

Fast-paced. Exciting. Innovative. Our market-leading corporate lawyers shape the commercial landscape by combining legal and transactional expertise with industry insight to develop tailored solutions for our clients.

Did you know that our Corporate M&A team is one of the largest outside London?

Our lawyers work on an array of complex public/private mergers and acquisitions, and private equity transactions in the UK, internationally and in the equity capital markets. We act for a variety of clients from multi-national corporates and financial institutions to early stage businesses, partnerships, co-operative societies, and high net worth individuals and investors.

What you'll need

  • Relevant experience working on corporate M&A and PE transactions
  • 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
  • Experience of leading others to develop their skills and knowledge
  • Must be a SRA or Law Society of Scotland registered lawyer

The Firm

Our working environment is professional yet progressive, where quality of work and quality of life go hand-in-hand. Our collaborative approach is what attracts some of the best legal minds in the industry and it's why our people love working 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 Victoria Lewton - 0117 307 6942 - for an informal and confidential conversation.

Are you ready to blaze a trail with industry leaders? Make a leap. Make a splash…



Standing with you. Ambitious for you.

Standing with you, we’re ambitious to provide the best service for you – and it’s ambition with purpose. 

In a rapidly changing world, our commitment to environmental sustainability, and our social, inclusion and diversity responsibilities, are central to that purpose – enabling us to support you with your own response to these opportunities.

We’re down-to-earth, straightforward and strategically switched-on. You benefit from our specialism in complex legal areas, along with market sector expertise that’s as deep as it is focused.

We’re always accessible, always responsive. Between you and us, there are no barriers. 

Above all, you’ll find our commercial edge is matched by a genuine caring culture – for you, for our people and for the wider communities around us.

It’s what makes us a law firm you can trust. One you’ll enjoy working with.  

Our vision

Our vision is to be the market-leading independent UK law firm that provides the best proposition for its people and its clients.

By focusing on the markets and areas of expertise where we have extensive knowledge and experience, we achieve the best outcomes for our clients, who range from large organisations, entrepreneurial businesses and public sector bodies, to individuals, families and their global wealth. We are trusted to help them with everything from their everyday legal needs to their business critical issues and all points in between.

  • UK-wide: We have lawyers who are qualified to work in all three legal jurisdictions in the UK – England & Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
  • International: Across the world, we work with a select number of like-minded independent law firms – our Preferred Law Firm network.
Company info
+44 (0) 117 939 2000
One Glass Wharf
United Kingdom

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