Our Staff Benefits Package
A competitive salary is just a start, at BPE we take the care of our people seriously and we nurture talent.
I arrived at BPE in 2011 as a 9 month qualified solicitor: inexperienced but nonetheless highly ambitious. The warm welcome from staff on all levels helped me to settle in quickly and a good stream of work helped me to develop my technical skills. My team leader recognised my interest in contributing to the wider business and in truly becoming a part of BPE. He also encouraged my career ambitions by helping me to identify and develop the skills I needed in order to progress and helped me to find opportunities where I could do this. As well as support from my direct line manager, I have been informally mentored by partners in other teams, and have developed a great network of peers who I also consider to be my friends. Support from colleagues at a similar level and above helped me to gain promotion to Associate in 2013 and then, after my maternity leave, to Senior Associate in 2016. I have also had the opportunity to take on an Acting Head of Department role which was a fantastic insight into the role of a Partner. During that time I was well supported by Partners from other departments and the Senior Management Team. My experience of BPE is that this is a firm where career progression is encouraged: the only limit is your own ambition.
Senior Associate, Construction & Engineering