According to the firm, Jennifer Holgate qualified as a solicitor in 2010 and joins from Pinsent Masons.
She will be based in Bond Dickinson's Bristol office, "working alongside the renewable energy, infrastructure and real estate teams and taking a leading role on a wide range of development planning, contentious planning, energy and infrastructure work", the firm said.
Holgate said: "Bond Dickinson has very strong credentials in energy and planning with a fantastic client portfolio.
"With such talent in the team, there are great opportunities to work on landmark strategic projects in the UK – it is an exciting time to be a planning lawyer and in Bristol. I look forward to the opportunities and challenges my role will offer."