Current vacancies

Current opportunities at the firm are shown below. We are expanding our practice areas and if your experience matches the areas below, we would be very interested to hear from you.

If you are interested in any of the roles, please email your CV to our HR Department at HRDept@beale-law.com or call +44 (0)20 7469 0400. Beale & Co is an equal opportunities employer. We are also signatories to the Law Society’s Diversity and Inclusion Charter.

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  • Construction / Professional Indemnity Solicitor

    Level: 3 Years+ PQE
    Location: London

    Beale & Co are currently looking to recruit a talented Construction / Professional Indemnity Solicitor to work in our Professional Indemnity team in London. Read more >

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    The ideal candidate will have experience in the following (although we do not necessarily require candidates to have experience in all of these areas):

    • Acting and advising in respect of claims against construction professionals such as Engineers, Architects, Surveyors and Design & Build Contractors
    • Preparing correspondence pursuant to the Pre-Action Protocol for Construction and Engineering Litigation in the Courts of England & Wales and/or domestic or international Arbitration
    • ADR, including negotiation and mediation
    • Adjudication
    • Advising professional clients and their insurers on case strategy and claim and cost reserves
    • Instructing liability and quantum experts and Counsel
  • Professional And Financial Risks – Solicitor/Associate  

    Level: 4+ PQE
    Location: Bristol

    Beale & Co are currently looking to recruit talented Solicitors to work in our Professions (LFin) team based at our Bristol office. Read more >

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    Our LFin team handle professional negligence cases for legal and financial professions (such as solicitors, accountants, financial advisors, brokers, valuers and tax and pensions advisors) and their insurers, plus D+O, FI, W&I and a range of other insurance risks. Ideally candidates will have previous experience of working with similar cases and have a thorough understanding of Insurance Law and policy issues.

    Candidates will have experience of:

    • Defending professionals including some or all of Solicitors, Accountants, Surveyors, Insurance Brokers, IFAs, Directors and Officers
    • Preparing reports for Insurers with the ability to explain and advise succinctly on difficult and complex areas.
    • Advising on case strategy.
    • Liaising with senior professional clients in a variety of disciplines.
    • Managing the Insurer/Insured relationship, being aware of potential conflicts.
    • Preparing for Court cases at all levels, including case management documentation interlocutory applications, expert instructions, witness statements and trial preparation.
    • Monitoring critical dates and ensuring compliance with Insurer service level agreements.
    • Understanding all systems and procedures with attention to detail and have the ability to explain and advise clients on those procedures.
    • Being able to deliver presentations to clients and good business development skills.

    Candidates must be technically excellent. It is important that you are aware and enthusiastic about business development (being able to develop existing and forge new relationships).

    We have a collegiate and collaborative approach to maintaining our client relationships and business development, which will suit lawyers wanting to develop their career and then standing with clients in a supportive environment.

    We offer something different – an environment where our lawyers can develop their careers in a professional working environment with an excellent work / life balance.

  • Construction Solicitor

    Level: 3 Years+ PQE
    Location: Bristol

    Beale & Co are currently looking to recruit a talented Solicitor to join our Construction, Engineering and Infrastructure Team based in our Bristol office. Read more >

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    The ideal candidate will have experience in areas including the following (although we do not necessarily require candidates to have experience in all of these areas):

    • Acting and advising in respect of claims against construction professionals such as Engineers, Architects, Surveyors and Design & Build Contractors.
    • Preparing correspondence pursuant to the Pre-Action Protocol for Construction and Engineering Disputes.
    • Litigation in the Courts of England & Wales and/or domestic or international Arbitration.
    • ADR, including negotiation and mediation.
    • Adjudication experience.
    • Working knowledge of the principal standard for construction contracts.
    • Instructing liability and quantum experts and Counsel.
    • Good business development skills, including managing client relationships and delivering presentations.
  • Profin Financial Risks Solicitor

    Level: 3 - 6 Years PQE With Relevant Experience
    Location: London

    We are currently looking to recruit a talented Solicitor to work in our Financial Risks team based at our London office. Read more >

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    Professional Liability, D&O and FI claims are a core part of our insurance practice and we have been providing solutions to the industry for over 40 years. We act for and have longstanding relationships with most of the global insurance companies and the London and Irish markets, defending claims in the UK and overseas.

    Our team handles Professional Negligence as well as D&O, FI, W&I and regulatory matters for legal and financial professions (such as solicitors, barristers, accountants, financial advisors, brokers, valuers and tax and pensions advisors) and their insurers. There will be the opportunity to have a varied defence and coverage case caseload. Candidates will have previous experience of working on Professional Negligence defence and coverage matters and ideally D&O as well, although we are willing to train up the right candidate who may only have Professional Negligence experience.

    Candidates will ideally have experience of:

    • Defending Insureds across a wide range of matters as well as advising insurers on coverage issues.
    • Preparing reports for Insurers with the ability to explain and advise succinctly on difficult and complex legal issues.
    • Advising on case strategy.
    • Liaising with senior professional clients in a variety of disciplines.
    • Managing the Insurer/Insured relationship, being aware of potential conflicts.
    • Preparing for Court cases at all levels, including case management documentation, interlocutory applications, expert instructions, witness statements and trial preparation.
    • Monitoring critical dates and ensuring compliance with Insurer service level agreements.
    • Understanding all systems and procedures with attention to detail and having the ability to explain and advise clients on those procedures.
    • Being able to deliver presentations to clients.

    Candidates must be technically excellent and commercially aware.

    We have a collegiate and collaborative approach to maintaining our client relationships and business development which will suit lawyers wanting to develop their career and their standing with clients in a supportive environment. There are real opportunities for progression.

  • Legal Cashier

    Level: Previous Experience Required
    Location: Flexible

    We are currently looking to recruit a Legal Cashier who will be responsible for providing an accurate, efficient and timely accounting and cashiering service to all four of our offices (Bristol, London, Dubai and Dublin). Read more >

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    Candidates must have previous demonstrable and relevant experience in a Legal Cashier role.

    The main responsibilities of the role include the following:

    • Responsible for all aspects of banking including, allocating electronic payments received and cheques.
    • Taking responsibility for ensuring that any excess office funds are transferred to the Firm’s Office Account.
    • Taking responsibility for ensuring that money transfers to and from the Firm’s bank accounts are properly authorised and processed, including liaising with the bank when required.
    • Drawing all cheques and processing electronic payments from the Firms accounts, ensuring that the proper process of approval and verification are completed.
    • Posting all financial transactions onto the system.
    • Assisting with general accounts’ queries from staff.
    • Responsible for immediately reporting any breach of the SAR’s to the Accounts Supervisor / Accounts Manager.
    • Provide billed/unbilled figures as required.
    • Deal with expert fees and counsel fees.
    • Deal with day-to-day requests for client account figures.
    • Ensuring Purchase Ledger invoices are paid in accordance with supplier terms and conditions.
    • Dealing with all expense claims, ensuring VAT is claimed where possible.
    • Dealing with the firm’s credit cards, ensuring all receipts are attached before posting onto ledgers.
    • Processing and reporting on the firm’s time recording as necessary.
    • Checking and processing new matters through the CMI process.
    • Provide cover in other roles within the department in the event of absence.
  • Marketing And Business Development (BD) Administrator

    Level: Previous Administrative Experience Is Desirable; But Is Not Essential
    Location: London

    We have an exciting opportunity for a Marketing and Business Development Administrator to join our team and be responsible for coordinating and supporting the administrative needs of the BD team and the Firm’s key BD groups. Read more >

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    Candidates will ideally have relevant Marketing or Business Development experience, or demonstrable administrative experience and be looking to specialise in Marketing and Business Development.

    Duties will include:

    • Providing administrative support to the BD team and the Firm’s BD Groups e.g. scheduling meetings and calls, taking minutes
    • Assisting in organising events for the firm
    • Assisting with collection and distribution of resources and information across the BD team and fee earners e.g. production of a weekly BD meetings and external communications report
    • Ensuring that BD resources are up to date and filed accordingly e.g. web CVs, photos, brochures, credentials lists
    • Assisting with editing marketing collateral
    • Updating website content – articles, fee earner profiles, legal directory quotes, news items, events, job vacancies
    • Drafting tweets and LinkedIn content and producing accompanying graphics
    • Assisting in the production, publication and distribution of articles via our emarketing software
    • Coordinating our firmwide sports calendar and seasons tickets for various sporting events
    • Managing relevant BD subscriptions and memberships around the firm
    • Maintaining pitch logs including win/loss information
    • Supporting the BD team with any additional projects

    This fast-paced role will suit a highly organised and meticulous individual with the ability to prioritise their workload. Strong MS Office skills are required along with advanced written and communication skills and a high level of professionalism. An interest in social media for BD would be advantageous but is not essential.

    This is a great opportunity to get hands on experience and learn from a strong team.

  • Administrative Assistant

    Level: Previous Administrative Experience In A Legal Office Environment Is Desirable; But Is Not Essential
    Location: Bristol

    We are looking to recruit an Administrative Assistant to provide an effective and efficient administration service to our Bristol office. Read more >

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    The main responsibilities of the role include the following:

    • Dealing with all aspects of post distribution and collection.
    • Dealing with all aspects of photocopying, paginating and binding requests.
    • Assisting the claims handling team in running conflict checks and opening claims handling files.
    • All aspects of electronic and hard copy filing and archiving.
    • Dealing with all aspects of stationery and office supplies.
    • Liaising with couriers and escalating any issues that arise promptly.
    • Any other duties commensurate with the role.
Apply todayIf you are interested in any of the roles, please send your CV to our HR Department or call +44 (0)20 7469 0400