Corporate Tax Director


Are you ready to build your own practice? Ready to make a splash?

Do you enjoy the responsibility of managing and leading teams of high quality people?

At Burges Salmon, our Directors are really important to the success of the firm. Much like salaried Partners at other firms, Directors at Burges Salmon are board-appointed and given all the support they need to develop in their business area within our employee structure.

The Firm

Our working environment is professional yet progressive, where quality of work and quality of life go hand-in-hand. Our collaborative approach to how we do business is totally refreshing. It's what attracts some of the best legal minds in the industry and it's why our people love working here.

We are proud to have received an Investors in People - Platinum Accreditation and have recently been voted by our people as a RollOnFriday's ‘Firm of the Year to Work for 2022'.

And did you know our hybrid working model offers flexible working options too?

The Team

Our ‘Tier 1' corporate tax team, part of the Burges Salmon tax team, are renowned for delivering creative and effective solutions to our clients across a wide range of sectors.  Our clients include large corporates and their shareholders, funds and financial institutions, real estate investors and developers, as well as Government and other public bodies. 

Join us and you'll benefit from excellent opportunities to gain a wide range of skills and experience, with a varied workload. We have a strong reputation for providing clients with tax and structuring advice on inbound investments, financing transactions, fund investments, real estate transactions, corporate M&A and restructurings, and shareholder and investor taxation.

Key clients include:

Cooperative Group // The Crown Estate // First // Ministry of Defence // Virgin // Yeo Valley Group // YTL Hotels

What Others Say…

‘The team's main strengths are finding practical solutions to complex problems, and explaining the law in a way that is easy to understand. They are proactive and able to think creatively to find the best solution' (Legal 500, 2022).


  • Building the Culture: Recognise your responsibility as a role model to play an active role in making Burges Salmon a great place to work. Support our commitment to market leadership by ensuring service excellence on all client matters.
  • Delivering Results: Achieve your personal objectives. Share your own personal business plan with relevant colleagues and implement strategies that support delivery of your objectives. Optimise profit through best practice matter management.
  • Growing our People: Play an active role in recruiting, retaining and developing our people. Maintain your expertise using relevant platforms and/or forums to build your brand.
  • Developing our Business: Contribute your specialist skills to collaborative initiatives and efforts to grow our business. Take a lead role in the firm's efforts to protect and enhance existing client relationships, particularly in your focus area.

For further details of the role and responsibilities download the roles and responsibilities description below.

What you'll need

  • Relevant experience working on corporate tax matters.
  • Be a strong team player, with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able to manage a complex and varied workload effectively
  • Be self-motivated and willing to learn
  • Experience of leading others to develop their skills and knowledge.
  • Experience of effective matter management and business development activities.
  • Must be a SRA or Law Society of Scotland registered lawyer


Click here for a full overview of our brilliant reward package and find out more about the benefits of a legal career with Burges Salmon, here.

We're committed to finding the right person for this role and we're open to discussing flexible working, full time or part time working patterns.

It's important to us that our organisation represents the diverse community in which we operate and we encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and identities. As a Disability Confident employer we will provide a fully accessible recruitment process.

Get in touch!

If you would like to learn more about this opportunity, please contact Kerry Georgiou - 0117 307 6559 - for an informal and confidential conversation.

Are you ready to take the leap and dive in?


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