Bevan Brittan LLP - True Picture

Bevan Brittan LLP

Kings Orchard,
1 Queen Street,

Firm profile
Bevan Brittan is a UK-Top 100 national law firm providing legal and advisory services to 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. The firm has award-winning legal and regulatory teams based across its offices in Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds and London.

The teams work within one of four departments: Health & Care - Resolution and Regulatory, Commercial & Infrastructure, Property and Litigation, Advisory & Regulatory (including Employment).

Bevan Brittan is named among 'The Times Best Law Firms 2023' and has achieved top-band rankings in 2023 Chambers UK directory as well as a strong set of results in the 2023 Legal 500 UK directory.

Training opportunities
Our training contract programme is made up of four, six-month seats. From the outset you will be supported to be your best and given real responsibility; taking part in client meetings, legal research, drafting and attending court hearings. During each seat, the core of your training will be practical work experience in conjunction with a variety of development opportunities, aimed at equipping you with the skills and knowledge to help you succeed. You will be supported by helpful, friendly and collaborative colleagues at all levels, and have the opportunity to get involved in a range of social, sporting and cultural activities.

Vacation scheme
Our summer vacation scheme takes place in June/July each year with places available across the offices. The scheme is open to second or final year law students, final-year non-law students and graduates. During the placement, you will spend two weeks in one of our departments where you will get involved in high quality and interesting work alongside our experienced lawyers. You will work closely with your assigned supervisor on live matters and tasks, and receive regular feedback to help you really develop your skills as a future solicitor. There will be many opportunities to hear more about other departments and teams in the business, network with trainees and other colleagues across the firm and even test out your skills at presenting a client pitch! Finally, you will undergo an interview with two partners and a member of the Early Talent team.

Other benefits
You will receive 25 days annual paid holiday, the option to purchase up to one week additional holiday, a pension with a 5% employee contribution, private medical insurance, permanent health insurance/income protection, a range of voluntary benefits including season ticket loans, childcare vouchers and a cycle to work scheme.

This Firm's Rankings in
UK Guide, 2023

Ranked Departments

    • Construction: Non-contentious (Band 5)
    • Employment: Employer: Healthcare (Band 1)
    • Real Estate: £10-50 million (Band 2)
    • Social Housing (Band 3)
    • Administrative & Public Law: Mainly Public Sector & Charities (Band 1)
    • Clinical Negligence: Mainly Defendant (Band 1)
    • Healthcare (Band 1)
    • Infrastructure: PFI/PPP (Band 3)
    • Inquests (Band 2)
    • Mental Health: Providers (Band 2)
    • Public Inquiries (Band 2)
    • Social Housing: Finance (Band 3)