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+ Years 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.

  • Construction Solicitor/Associate

    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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    This is a hands-on role with excellent opportunities to progress your career. 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.
    • Advising Clients and their Insurers on the merits of any defences, along with appropriate strategies to resolve the dispute.
    • Preparing correspondence pursuant to the Pre-Action Protocol for Construction and Engineering Disputes.
    • Litigation in the Courts of England & Wales and/or domestic 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
  • Construction Senior Associate

    Level: 8+ Years PQE
    Location: Bristol

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

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    This is a senior role in the team, with strong opportunities to progress your career.  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.
    • Advising Clients and their Insurers on the merits of any defences, along with appropriate strategies to resolve the dispute.
    • Preparing correspondence pursuant to the Pre-Action Protocol for Construction and Engineering Disputes.
    • Litigation in the Courts of England & Wales and/or domestic 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.
  • PROFESSIONAL INDEMNITY DEFENCE SOLICITOR (ASSOCIATE/SENIOR ASSOCIATE)

    Level: 4+ Years PQE
    Location: Dublin

    We are currently looking to recruit a Solicitor to join our Dublin Office as a member of our Professional Indemnity team. Ideally candidates will have 4+ years experience of working in the area of Insurance Defence Litigation. Read more >

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    We act for Irish and UK-based insurers, as well as a self-insured clients. We defend construction professionals such as architects and engineers, as well as other professionals such as accountants, insurance brokers, solicitors and surveyors.

    We also provide coverage advice to Insurers as well and advise them in relation to policy wordings generally.

    Candidates should be able to demonstrate experience in dealing with professional indemnity claims and be conversant with all aspects of coverage.

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