Newly qualified opportunities in Bristol


The Bristol market

The Bristol office recruits in all the major legal centres within the South West. We have specialists focussing on all these areas that include firms within the cities of Bristol, Cardiff, Exeter, Plymouth, Cheltenham and Swindon as well as towns in both rural and seaside locations across Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire, Devon, Cornwall and South Wales.
The South West and South Wales is an attractive option for lawyers wanting to work at firms with a truly national reputation that can also offer a better quality of life. The region has gorgeous beaches, stylish shopping, a thriving nightlife and top theatres and art galleries.

Demand areas

Key demand areas are personal injury, professional negligence, commercial litigation and employment. Increasingly, firms are also looking for specialist expertise e.g. tax, pensions, banking litigation, IP/IT and planning. 

The team and contact details

The Private Practice team recruits for a wide range of law firms including leading national firms, large regional practices, traditional high street firms and niche practices. We assist a massive variety of lawyers from firms of varying sizes.
Kate James, our In-House specialist, would be happy to discuss the In-house market with you and the best way to start the next stage of your Legal career if you are considering a move In-House.  The market has developed and expanded considerably in recent years with a range of opportunities to suit all levels of expertise, from newly qualified upwards.  In fact the demand for newly qualified lawyers is currently far exceeding supply while there is still the requirement for lawyers at all stages of their career.
For an informal chat about the current market or salary packages, on a completely confidential basis, please contact the Bristol Legal team on 0117 9271440 or alternatively email: