Our people are the bedrock of our success, ensuring that we deliver first class service and advice at a fair price.

Our environment is challenging and stimulating and our approach to personal and career development is simple. We will help you make the most of your talent, supporting you to:

  • excel as a lawyer
  • develop first class commercial acumen
  • manage, lead and inspire others.

Our shared values of ambition, commitment, collaboration, fairness and respect underpin everything that we do. This is why we give regular feedback, fostering confidence and collaboration while more formal annual reviews empower you to build on your strengths and turn areas of challenge into opportunities for growth.

Find out more in our brochure, A career at Burges Salmon.


We believe in nurturing talent which is one of the reasons we offer secondments.

As well as giving trainees and lawyers a three dimensional view of the profession at large, secondments are an invaluable opportunity to learn more about our clients. Recent secondments have included working with:

  • The Crown Estate
  • HSBC
  • John Lewis Partnership
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • National Express Group
  • Virgin Enterprises.

Secondments also extend to working with our preferred firm network, a non-exclusive group of like-minded leading independent firms around the world.