Real Estate Disputes Lawyer

Burges Salmon
Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol
16 Sep 2019
16 Oct 2019
Vacancy Type
Full time
4-6 years

At Burges Salmon, we provide you with a collaborative, friendly and sociable setting in which to thrive and realise your potential. As an Associate, you will take responsibility for your own work and gain professional development with a structured path to advancing your career, guided by a supportive leadership team.


We are known for our pragmatic approach and ability to offer alternative real estate dispute resolution methods and solutions to clients. By collaborating with other dispute resolution and non-contentious real estate specialists within the firm, you will provide the highest quality advice on real estate disputes for your clients.

What others say

We are ranked Tier 1 by both Chambers and Legal 500. Chambers (2019) has recently said we provide “high quality commercial guidance” and are “thorough and approachable; they have a huge breadth of talent.”


As a Real Estate Disputes Associate, you will use your experience and expertise to advise clients on risk/asset management at a pre-action stage as well as advising on a variety of property related disputes, including mediations, arbitrations as well as contested litigation. We provide real estate disputes advice to commercial property institutions, banks, investment companies and high net worth individuals.

Some of our most notable clients include the likes of

The Crown Estate // FirstGroup // Nationwide Building Society // Waterstones

John Lewis Partnership // National Trust // A number of global investment banks.

With a varied workload, you can expect to become involved in all or any of the following:

  • All aspects of commercial landlord and tenant disputes
  • Development disputes
  • HNW dilapidations and trust disputes
  • Real property rights disputes
  • Secured lending recoveries
  • Insolvency related issues
  • Claimant property professional negligence claims
  • Land Registry disputes

For more information


We look for individuals who have developed themselves and their capabilities, coupled with strong commercial and legal potential. You will have recent and relevant work experience focused on real estate litigation. As an Associate, you will be responsible for achieving your own personal benchmarks and supporting those, you are supervising to achieve theirs too. You will be a strong team player, able to manage a complex and varied workload effectively, and demonstrate a willingness to learn and be self-motivated.

We are committed to finding the right person for this role and are open to discussing flexible working patterns.

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