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 there are no current opportunities which match your skill set, you are welcome to apply for any future positions by sending in your CV speculatively to our HR Department. Please contact them about any other queries regarding vacancies. 


Contracts and Projects Solicitor (6+ years PQE)

We are currently looking to recruit a talented front-end construction lawyer with 6 years + PQE to join our Construction, Engineering and Infrastructure Group to be based in our London office.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing and ambitious team, and work on some of the most prestigious projects in the UK and Internationally.

The candidate will be a talented front end (contracts and transactional) construction lawyer with 6+ years PQE and have experience of:

  • Advising on procurement routes, engineering and construction documentation (including consultants' appointments, building contracts, collateral warranties, third party rights and security documentation), joint venuture agreements, PFI and PPP documentation, alliance agreements amongst other things; 

Experience of advising on projects  internationally, including in the Middle East and Africa is preffered but not essential.

Given the level of seniority, we are not expecting the candidate to bring a caseload of clients but this would be viewed favourably. Ideally the candidate will have contacts within the construction industry to develop into clients.

The role would suit a solicitor with private practice and / or in house experience.


Construction/Professional Indemnity Solicitors, London (NQ to 4 years PQE) 

We are currently looking to recruit Solicitors to become part of our construction team based at our London office. Solicitor candidates should have between NQ to 4 years plus previous experience of working on construction disputes.

The ideal candidates would 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

  • Advising professional clients and their insurers on case strategy and claim and cost reserves

  • Instructing liability and quantum experts and Counsel 

  • Managing the Insurer/Insured relationship

Construction/Professional Indemnity Disputes Solicitor, Bristol (3 to 5 years PQE)

We are currently looking to recruit a Solicitor to become part of our construction team based at our Bristol office. Ideally candidates will have between NQ to 4 years previous experience of working on construction disputes.

The ideal candidates would 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
  • Advising professional clients and their insurers on case strategy and claim and cost reserves
  • Instructing liability and quantum experts and Counsel
  • Managing the Insurer/Insured relationship

Professional and Financial Risks from Solicitors and Associates up to Partner level candidates - London

We are currently looking to recruit talented Solicitors to work in our Professions (LFin) team based at our London office. Our LFin team handles professional negligence cases for legal and financial professions (such as solicitors, barristers, accountants, financial advisors, brokers, valuers and tax and pensions advisors) and then 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.

We are looking to recruit talented Professional and Financial Risks lawyers across different levels from Partners, to Associates and Solicitors to supplement our LFin team based in London. 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.


Professional and Financial Risks from Solicitors and Associates up to Partner level candidates - Bristol

We are currently looking to recruit talented Solicitors to work in our Professions (LFin) team based at our Bristol office. Our LFin team handle professional negligence cases for legal and financial professions (such as solicitors, barristers, accountants, financial advisors, brokers, valuers and tax and pensions advisors) and then 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.

We are looking to recruit talented Professional and Financial Risks lawyers across different levels from Partners, to Associates and Solicitors to supplement our LFin team based in Bristol. 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.

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

In the partner role, we are looking for proven capability and track-record in managing challenging technical cases in the sector and who have established themselves in the insurance market as “go-to” senior lawyers or partners who can attract business. We are looking for lawyers with or without a following.  

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 partners can thrive and our lawyers can develop their careers.  


If you are interested in any of the above roles, please send your CV to our HR Department 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.

Note to agencies: Beale & Co do not wish to be contacted by any recruitment agencies or consultants in relation to the role(s) above. We instruct preferred agencies for the roles we advertise, speculative CVs received from agencies or consultants will therefore not be considered.