For business professionals at Burges Salmon, supporting our lawyers is just the start. Because we know that when it comes to exceeding our client’s expectations, we need insight and input from a variety of people, from a range of business areas. So wherever you join us, you’ll have every opportunity to make an impact, make us better at what we do, and make a name for yourself too.


Co-ordinating all elements of marketing for the firm is no mean feat. But that’s what makes our Marketing team such an exciting place to work. From developing marketing strategies and implementing campaigns to organising events and creating opportunities with prospective clients, our specialists work closely with lawyers and others across the business, supporting them to achieve their objectives. So if you’re looking for a role with responsibility and the opportunity to prove yourself as you take the Burges Salmon brand to new heights, look no further.

  • Business Development – Using their in-depth knowledge of sector issues and market trends, our Business Development team works with the firm’s Partners and lawyers to implement, monitor and manage valuable business development activities.
  • Pursuits – Working with Partners, lawyers and Business Development professionals, our Pursuits team lead the way in creating successful pitches and winning work.
  • Marketing Communications – From managing our website and conjuring up cutting-edge campaigns to improving the firm’s reputation through well-executed PR, our Marketing Communications team help protect and promote the Burges Salmon brand – ensuring we continue to stand out from the competition.


From forecasting to producing client reports, our Finance teams are central to the smooth-running of our firm. Wherever you join them, you’ll help drive our business forward – and we’ll give you all the support you need to build an incredible career.

  • Central Finance – Responsibilities include performance measurement, procurement support, reporting, financial accounting, budgeting and forecasting and general management of the firm’s finances. The team provides analysis and proactive advice and gives professional support in finance and procurement for partners and budget holders.
  • Accounts and Open File Management – Among other things, the team is responsible for the opening of client files, the firm’s purchase ledger and expense payments together with a range of accounts services.
  • Revenue Control – The team manages the revenue cycle, ensuring the credit we give clients is appropriate and that the working capital on a matter is controlled. This involves liaising with partners, fee earners and clients as well as analysing payment trends and responding to queries from both clients and lawyers.
  • Billing – The billing team assists with the billing cycle, ensuring client and legal requirements are met. The team also produces client reports and assists lawyers and secretaries with a range of billing related queries.
  • Archives – The archives team is responsible for all aspects of storing and retrieving client files and assets such as deeds and wills.

People Team (HR)

We pride ourselves on giving our people everything they need to be the best they can be – and our People Team) are central to that. From hiring top talent to delivering wellbeing activities, whichever team you join you’ll help us look after our people – and we’ll look after your career.

  • Learning and Development – Providing everyone across our business with all the training and support they need to develop their skills, our Learning and Development L&D team delivers a comprehensive range of training courses from our designated training centre. These include ‘black letter’ law seminars, IT training and professional and personal development courses. Join them and you’ll help others develop their careers, while taking yours to the next level too.
  • Advisory – From on-boarding to people engagement, our Advisory team goes above and beyond to ensure Burges Salmon is a great place to work as they provide a range of advisory services and strategic input to the business. 
  • Resourcing – Our award-winning resourcing team works closely with teams across the business to ensure an innovative, consistent and seamless approach to the way we attract and select our people.
  • Responsible Business – Responsible business is at the heart of who we are as a firm. So it’s no surprise that we have a whole team dedicated to our activity in this area. From monitoring our environmental impact to organising volunteering opportunities and promoting diversity and inclusion, this team makes a positive impact across our business and local community.


From record keeping and document management through to time recording and communication – our IT teams are responsible for maintaining and developing our firm’s extensive data and telecommunications network. It’s a challenging, exciting place to work as our teams come together to deliver the first class service needed to keep our business moving. Whichever IT team you join, we’ll give you all the support you need to take your career wherever you want it to go.

  • IT Service Desk team
  • IT Infrastructure
  • IT Integration
  • IT Project Management and Planning 

Operational Services

From large scale document production to providing state of the art video conferencing – it’s down to our Operational Services teams to ensure our business runs as efficiently as possible. Whichever team you join, you’ll enjoy real responsibility and recognition as you play a critical role in supporting our firm and our people while building a career to be proud of.

  • Legal Support – This is the largest team in the group and has a wide and varying range of responsibilities including internal and external mail and fax and courier services as well as a full reprographic service. The team also manages the purchase and supply of all stationery.
  • Front of house – This team provides a key service to our clients and visitors, including managing meeting rooms, taxi bookings and co-ordination of client car parking facilities.
  • Switchboard – Our team of four handles between 700 and 900 incoming calls each day.
  • Facilities – Our facilities team provides a range of services which optimise the day to day running of the business including security & reception work, cleaning, maintenance, space planning, office moves, helpdesk, landlord liaison and building administration.

Knowledge and Information Services

From news tracking to producing business intelligence reports, it’s down to our Knowledge and Information Services team to keep our legal teams up to date with legal, regulatory and market developments. Whether you’ve got a legal background or not, join them and you’ll enjoy access to our cutting-edge KM systems and resources, giving you everything you need to support our lawyers with specialist research and support.

Risk and Best Practice

Keeping up to speed with regulation updates and changes in the legal world, our Risk and Best Practice teams help our firm stay one step ahead. Ensuring colleagues across the business are always compliant, join our Risk and Best Practice unit and you’ll play a key role in helping our firm meet all regulatory requirements, at all times. Here, you’ll build integrity and trust into everything we do – and we’ll help you build a career to be proud of. 

Transformation and Projects

Helping us develop and deliver strategic business projects, our Transformation and Projects team play a vital role in contributing to the strategic direction of our firm. Consisting of project managers, change managers, innovation specialists and business analysts, wherever you join them, you’re sure to thrive in this collaborative, influential team as you transform our business – and your career.

Client Support Team

At Burges Salmon, our Client Support Teams are the backbone of our business. So naturally, they’re treated with all the respect they deserve. Here, everyone has a vital part to play in keeping our lawyers up to speed and our firm running smoothly. So if you’re looking for a role where you’ll be truly valued as you put your organisational skills and collaborative capabilities to the test – look no further. 

  • Departmental Co-ordinators – Providing excellent client service to the business and the firm’s clients, it’s down to our Departmental Coordinators to successfully manage legal team PAs, assistants and administrators across departments.
  • Management PAs – The Management PA team provides high level support to the firm’s Chiefs and senior managers. Smooth operators with a confidential and professional approach, our PAs are super-organised and proudly proactive.
  • Legal Team PAs and Assistants – Our legal team PAs and assistants are highly skilled with the ability to multi-task and meet tight, often changing, deadlines as they support lawyers on a wide range of tasks.
  • Legal Team Administrators – Supporting lawyers and legal team PAs, our Legal Team Administrators have the opportunity to gain valuable insight into our large commercial law firm with plenty of opportunities to progress along the way.