James Brewster

Director | Head of Birmingham | UK

Birmingham, UK

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  • Director/group manager

James leads our Birmingham office and is a specialist in recruiting qualified lawyers across firms in Birmingham and the wider Midlands region. Having started his career in legal recruitment in 2002 and working at various well-known recruitment firms, James has extensive experience sourcing talent for permanent roles within the legal sector. James is a graduate of St Mary’s University, Twickenham, where he earned himself a degree in sport science and education.

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Construction Lawyer

This nationally recognised construction team is looking to recruit a 4+PQE construction lawyer to join its Birmingham practice. The team advises on all types of construction & engineering projects for contractors, developers and housebuilders and are involved with international construction projects. Its clients include many of the major developers, national housebuilders, contractors, subcontractors, professional consultants […]
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Construction Lawyer

Leading full service national law firm seek a non-contentious construction lawyer to join the Birmingham office construction team. Due to ongoing growth and increased client instructions the team are looking to appoint an additional 1+ PQE solicitor, ideally specialising in non-contentious matters, to join it’s Birmingham team. This construction law team has advised on some […]
  • Salary £47000 – £65000 per annum
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Real Estate Energy lawyer

Our global 100 law firm client seeks a real estate lawyer with 4 to 8 PQE to join its Birmingham real estate energy sector team. This firm has a long-standing reputation for delivering high-quality legal advice rooted in a deep understanding of the sectors and geographies in which their clients operate. Its global reach ensures […]
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Banking Solicitor NQ-4 PQE

Leading national law firm is looking to recruit a 0-4 PQE banking solicitor to join its Birmingham team. This is an ideal opportunity for a junior to mid-level banking solicitor who seeks experience of a broad and varied range of banking transactions including general banking transactions, acquisition finance, real estate finance, project finance and asset-based […]
  • Salary £55000 – £75000 per annum
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NQ Real Estate Associate

Ranked as having one of the UK’s leading real estate practices, the Birmingham team of this City-led law firm is looking to recruit a 0-1 PQE real estate lawyer to join them. The team’s multidisciplinary real estate team advises on investment and development across commercial, retail, residential and mixed use real estate, with a strong […]
  • Salary Up to £70000 per annum
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Public Procurement Lawyer

Leading firm in Birmingham is currently looking to recruit a lawyer with 5+PQE specialising in public procurement law to join its EU & competition group. The firm are looking for a candidate to work on UK and EU public procurement law matters. Candidates must be technically excellent and have experience in advising on all aspects […]
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Banking Solicitor

City-led, international and national law firm in Birmingham now have a fantastic opportunity in its Birmingham office for a 1-8 PQE Banking and Finance Solicitor/Associate/Senior Associate. This banking and finance practice is based across the firm’s London, Manchester and Birmingham offices. Its expertise spans both the public and private sectors with particular expertise in real […]
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Real Estate Associate

Leading Birmingham firm is looking to recruit a real estate solicitor to provide cutting edge specialist advice on all aspects of regeneration schemes. This well established team work for the public and private sectors and develop and maintain strong client relationships and become immersed in many aspects of regeneration. The role covers work streams involving […]
  • Salary £68000 – £75000 per annum
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Real Estate Associate

One of the biggest dedicated commercial development and investment real estate teams in the UK is looking to appoint a 4+PQE real estate to join its Birmingham team. The team is looking for a Senior Associate who has gained good experience working within a recognised real estate team with experience of advising sophisticated clients on […]
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Senior Planning Solicitor

Leading planning practice in Birmingham is looking to appoint an experienced planning solicitor at either senior or principal associate level. This international law firm in Birmingham has one of the leading planning practices in the Country operating nationally from Birmingham and from London. They act on some of the most high profile developments in the […]
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Property Litigation Associate NQ-1 PQE

Leading international law firm in Birmingham is looking to recruit a 1+PQE, or newly qualified with significant property litigation experience, to join its specialist property litigation team. The role involves a lot of independent responsibility managing a large number of cases; working independently (with a Partner) and in larger teams (depending on the size and […]
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Real Estate Principal Associate

Leading real estate team in Birmingham is looking to appoint a 7+PQE real estate principal associate to advise corporate occupiers. Working as part of a busy team, supporting and working closely with a partner and independently providing advice to occupiers on the full range of real estate issues, both in respect of landlord and tenant […]
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Employment Solicitor NQ-5 PQE

This national highly acclaimed specialist law firm is recruiting for 0-5 PQE employment solicitor to join its employment & pensions team in Birmingham. This employment & pensions team work for a range of organisations focused on making a difference to the people and communities that they work with. Its work ranges from matters which are […]
  • Salary £43000 – £55000 per annum
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Pensions NQ Solicitor

This is a fantastic opportunity for a NQ pensions solicitor to join a leading national law firm with a highly reputable pensions team, based in Birmingham. The successful candidate will have a 6 month seat in pensions together with a demonstrable interest in pensions law, in return you will be given the opportunity to work […]
  • Salary £55000 – £70000 per annum
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Commercial Litigation Associate NQ-4

First class opportunity for an associate level commercial litigation lawyer to join a leading international arbitration and litigation team. Rare opportunity for a highly capable commercial litigation lawyer with 6 months to 4 years PQE to join a full-service global business law firm as part of the thriving commercial litigation and international arbitration team in […]
  • Salary £65000 – £80000 per annum
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Non-contentious Construction Lawyer 4-8 PQE

Leading global law firm is looking to recruit a non-contentious construction lawyer from 4 to 8 PQE to join its established team in Birmingham. Our client is one of the world’s strongest integrated legal practices, renowned for its local connections and global influence, delivering comprehensive legal services across North America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia […]
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Non-contentious Construction Lawyer NQ-4 PQE

Leading global law firm is looking to recruit a non-contentious construction lawyer from newly qualified to 4 PQE to join its established team in Birmingham. Our client is one of the world’s strongest integrated legal practices, renowned for its local connections and global influence, delivering comprehensive legal services across North America, Europe, the Middle East, […]
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Corporate Lawyer

First-class opportunity for a 3+PQE corporate lawyer with experience in M&A, private equity/venture capital investments and joint ventures working for a global law firm based in Birmingham. Our client has an international corporate group comprising some 140 lawyers with an established team operating out of Birmingham. The team’s corporate lawyers work with national and international […]
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Construction Lawyer

Our law firm client is a global 100 law firm, with over 3,400 employees operating out of 25 locations across Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East. Its construction team in Birmingham is expanding and are currently looking to recruit a 1-3 PQE non-contentious construction lawyer into their Birmingham team. This team have an […]
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Commercial Lawyer

Our client, a leading sector focussed national firm with a strong sense of purpose is seeking to recruit an NQ-2 years PQE Solicitor to play a key role in its thriving Commercial/IT team to be based in the firm’s Birmingham, Bristol or Leeds office. The Commercial/IT team has excellent in-depth, industry-focused expertise, and advises both […]
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Senior Commercial Lawyer

Great opportunity for a senior commercial lawyer with at least 7 years PQE to join a highly regarded international law firm in Birmingham as part of their market leading Commercial Team. The international Commercial Team works across the firm’s global offices advising household name clients on business-critical projects across the full spectrum of commercial contract […]
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Construction Lawyer

Leading full service national law firm seek a non-contentious construction lawyer to join the Birmingham office. Our client has over 1500 employees in multiple locations across the UK and are 5* in the Diversity League with a turnover of over £160m. Due to ongoing growth and increased client instructions the team are looking to appoint […]
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Corporate Associate / Senior Associate

This leading corporate team in Birmingham is growing and looking for lawyers at the Associate and Senior Associate level (0-8 PQE) to join them and assist in delivering the very best client experience across the UK. Operating as part of a 70 lawyer strong national team, this Birmingham corporate team advises across the full spectrum […]
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Real Estate PSL

The ideal candidate will be a circa 5 year PQE real estate lawyer looking to take their career in a different direction. You will be working as part of a team of 5 PSL’s within the firm’s award winning real estate group and so this is a unique opportunity for someone looking to embark on […]
  • Salary £60000 – £90000 per annum
  • Posted Posted 3 weeks ago
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Real Estate Solicitor 3-5 PQE

Our law firm client in Birmingham has one of the world’s strongest multi-disciplinary real estate legal teams. The team is looking to recruit a 3+PQE real estate lawyer with a solid grounding landlord and tenant work for corporate occupiers. This role will be dealing with general commercial property work including acquisitions, disposals, due diligence, certificates […]
  • Salary £65000 – £75000 per annum
  • Posted Posted 3 weeks ago

Insurance Disputes Senior Associate 4+PQE

An excellent opportunity has arisen at our client, a leading national law firm for an experienced insurance disputes solicitor, based in Manchester The successful insurance disputes solicitor is likely to have upwards of 4+ PQE with experience in all aspects of defending professional indemnity claims, advising on policy coverage, handling coverage disputes as well as […]
  • Salary Up to £70000 per annum
  • Posted Posted 3 weeks ago

Commercial Senior Associate 7-10 PQE

Our Birmingham based international law firm client seeks a talented, dynamic and ambitious commercial contracts lawyer with 7 years+ PQE looking for an opportunity to work with high quality clients and on exciting commercial contract projects. The growth of this commercial contracts team is such that this is a unique opportunity to join an expanding […]
  • Salary £80000 – £90000 per annum
  • Posted Posted 3 weeks ago