Careers with EGL
EGL is an award-winning law firm based in Birmingham, but are we right for you? Let us ask you:
- Are you ambitious and ready to take your career to the next level?
- Would you like to join a law firm that’s different from the rest?
- Do you want to be part of a team where you can make a real difference, stretch your boundaries and have the opportunity to advance rapidly?
EGL is different to small practices and large corporates. Our motto is that we are “large enough to deliver and small enough to care”. This applies equally to our employee’s approach as well as to our clients.
Our culture is one of openness, respect and integrity. The firm takes great care to maintain its own individual ethos which sets it apart from larger practices. We expect all of our colleagues to maintain the firm’s values but in return we offer a supportive and collaborative workplace which encourages the development of its people.
Over the past year, the firm’s staff numbers have grown by more than 40%. This unprecedented expansion was created by our dedicated and ambitious employees. It was created by passionate individuals who want to deliver the best. It was created by caring individuals who work well as team.
Our firm is proud to be ranked in the 2019 edition of the Legal 500 for Corporate and Commercial, Commercial Litigation, Commercial Property, Property Litigation and Licensing. We are also proud that a number of employees are listed as next generation lawyers.
We are continually looking for talented people to join us and help continue this expansion. We believe that there are no limits. We believe you should be able to go as far as you want in your career. We believe you should be given the opportunities you deserve.
EGL always look to promote from within and can give you the development and opportunities you need to progress. A career with EGL will allow you to fulfil your potential and gain real satisfaction and recognition. You will be given the support you require and you will have real input into the firm’s success.
We are looking for hard working, commercial, ambitious and enthusiastic individuals. People who can make a difference, strive for excellence in everything they do, and are committed to delivering outstanding service to our clients.
If this sounds like you, then take a look at our vacancies opposite.
We are currently unable to offer work experience placements within the Firm.
We are not currently recruiting trainees but should any vacancies become available we will post them opposite in our current vacancies section. Please do not send us speculative applications.
When you apply for one of our vacancies, we will store your data in electronic form on our computer systems and occasionally in the form of a paper record. We will not retain personal data longer than is necessary for the purposes of determining the suitability of a particular candidate for a role.
Any unsuccessful candidates’ details will be securely and confidentially destroyed 6 months after the end of the recruitment process for that role. For any applications received via recruitment agencies a record of the candidate’s name, the position applied for and agency contact will be retained on file for 12 months in order to comply with the terms and conditions of recruitment agencies.
In the case of speculative applications, if no suitable vacancies are available the candidate will be notified and the CV/application form will be deleted.
We work with selected recruitment agencies who assist us with sourcing the best candidates for specific roles. We request that agents please do not send us speculative applications.