Woodstock Legal Services 20%

We are hiring!  

Woodstock Legal Services are looking for an experienced Solicitor or Legal Executive to join our team - someone who really knows their Landlord and Tenant Law. The work is fast paced and requires a high level of client and third party service during these tough times for Landlords. 

The successful candidate needs to be resilient, have experience with high volume cases, excellent attention to detail, the ability to multi-task and prioritise. You must have a great telephone manner with the main emphasis being on client service and being able to manage stressful situations.

Experience is required in notice-drafting, taking statements and residential possessions claims. 

Direct contact with clients and courts will also be required. You will be required to represent landlords at all stages, including defended matters. 

Our culture is to inspire confidence in everything we do, whether that be the quality of our service, the legal work or being a great team player. 

This position is full time and suitable for either a home worker or based in our lovely new office in Poole, Dorset. 

Salary - £DOE

If this sounds of interest, we’d love to hear from you so please send over your CV to 


Humphries Kirk 2018

Humphries Kirk LLP is an established and well-regarded law firm with both a local and national presence, based on the South Coast in Dorset.

Due to increased demand for our services, we are currently seeking a full time Company Commercial Solicitor (6+ Years PQE).

The role will involve a variety of work that will include company and business sales and purchases, contract drafting and negotiation, private equity/ investment documentation and various other corporate finance related transactions.

Ideally suited to a Commercial Solicitor with  6+ years’ post qualification experience and proven experience of corporate transactional work.

For the successful applicant a competitive salary and benefits package is provided that includes 33.5 days holiday per year, discretionary bonus, discounted legal fees, contributory pension, training and development and various other benefits. Remote working opportunities also available.

To apply, please go to


Rawlins Davy 2018

Family Lawyer

Rawlins Davy Solicitors and Mediators have a vacancy for a family solicitor.  Established in 1832, Rawlins Davy are a forward-thinking law firm in central Bournemouth and Poole and are now investing in the staff that will serve our clients into the next generation.  The successful applicant will have superb oral and written skills and be able to demonstrate how they rise above their peers in terms of capability, commitment and ambition.  Our client list is enviable, and we will expect you to deliver a service to them that exceeds their expectations by some margin. 

Our family team is based in delightful offices in Poole old town, and offers trusted advice on divorce, financial settlements and financial relief proceedings, cohabitee issues, Trusts of Land Act proceedings and Children Act cases.  All work is privately funded.  A particular emphasis is placed on Alternative Dispute Resolution work and a lawyer with Mediation or Collaborative Law qualifications (or the intention to train in these areas) would be welcomed.

We are fully committed to the principles of equality, diversion and inclusion and welcome all applications including those wishing to enjoy flexible working arrangements.  An exceptional candidate should expect promotion within 12 months of appointment

For more information, or to discuss your suitability for the role in confidence please contact



Insolvency Solicitor

Frettens is looking for a newly qualified Solicitor (or nearly qualified), interested in developing their skills in Insolvency law and procedure. We are building a team to work in Insolvency and Restructuring. You will be working alongside the Partner in charge of the team, who is also qualified as an Insolvency Practitioner and has an established reputation in the field. Their career experience includes secondments to the recoveries department of a bank and also to work alongside appointment-taking insolvency practitioners. Most of the team's clients are Insolvency Practitioners acting as liquidators, administrators, trustees in bankruptcy and in other formal appointments. Previous experience in Insolvency law is not required.

We welcome applications from people with the following essential skills, attributes and experience:

  • A NQ solicitor, or even about to qualify. Up to three years PQE.
  • An interest in developing personal marketing and networking skills
  • Desire to become skilled in conveying information accurately and articulately, both verbally and in writing
  • Desire to develop negotiation and influencing skills
  • Ability to motivate yourself to meet / exceed targets
  • Ability to structure own workload, making best use of resources and time
  • Shows initiative
  • Creative, able to generate new ideas and original solutions
  • Focuses on detail, needs to be methodical, organised, systematic
  • Anticipates client’s future needs, sees opportunities for other teams and makes suitable introductions
  • Returns client calls
  • Willing to meet new clients and learn to try to win new business
  • Promotes Frettens on service and values (rather than price alone) and follows up on viable enquiries

Click the link below to see the full job specification:

We are a progressive firm and have worked hard to create a working environment that is flexible, fulfilling, and fun.

You can find a full list of benefits and why our team love working with us here.



Dispute Resolution Solicitor

Frettens is looking for a Dispute Resolution Solicitor to join our busy team.  The successful applicant will be working with experienced members of the team who are based in both Christchurch and Ringwood but would also need to be in a position to run their own caseload independently with some supervision.  The role is diverse as the Dispute Resolution team deal with a wide variety of commercial and civil disputes.   

We welcome applications from people with the following essential skills, attributes and experience:

  • A qualified solicitor/ FCILEx with 3+ years’ PQE experienced in civil and commercial litigation
  • Able to convey information accurately and articulately, both verbally and in writing
  • Able to negotiate and influence
  • Communicates effectively at all levels
  • Able to work independently and manage a caseload with excellent organisational skills
  • Focuses on detail, is methodical, organised and systematic
  • Structures own workload, making best use of resources and time
  • Has some advocacy experience
  • Marketing and networking skills, able to meet new clients and win business
  • Aims to sell Frettens on service and values (rather than price alone) and follow up on viable enquiries

Click the link below to see the full job specification:

We are a progressive firm and have worked hard to create a working environment that is flexible, fulfilling, and fun.

You can find a full list of benefits and why our team love working with us here.


Ellis Jones 2016 4%

We have an exciting opportunity for a Conveyancer to join our fast-paced Property Team at our Wimborne Office. We are looking for someone who is NQ-2 years PQE with at least 1 year Conveyancing experience and an interest in learning Commercial Property.

Ellis Jones is a progressive and expanding legal practice with over 150 staff and 6 offices. Our culture supports and encourages your career development and this role presents a real opportunity to progress through the firm.

We offer a competitive salary. There is a big emphasis at the firm on rewarding staff and we are continually reviewing our staff benefits. These currently include: above average holiday (36 days inc. bank holidays), private medical healthcare and an option of a gym membership, extra pension contributions or extra holiday allowance.

We also encourage flexible working, whether this is working remotely from home, out of any of our offices or flexible hours, to provide members of staff with more freedom and autonomy.

To apply please email your CV to



Wills & Probate Solicitor / Chartered Legal Executive – Christchurch Office

We are looking for a FCILEx or qualified solicitor with 5 years post qualification experience to join our rapidly-growing wills & tax team in Christchurch, Dorset.

Click the link below to see the full job specification:

We are a progressive firm and have worked hard to create a working environment that is flexible, fulfilling, and fun.

That's why we've been accredited as an 'outstanding' employer by Best Companies, the research group behind the Sunday Times Awards.

You can a full list of benefits and why our team love working with us here.


BCP logo

BCP Council is ambitious and visionary in its commitment to a be a 21st century council. We are looking for committed and enthusiastic specialists in the following areas to join our Legal Services team which supports the council in the delivery of local services:

Children’s Social Care – two solicitors and paralegal

Adults’ Social Care – senior solicitor, solicitor (part-time) and paralegal (part-time)

You will have a sound business awareness and be commercially minded. You will be creative and innovative and will assist the team to develop and embed new processes. We are looking for those who are prepared to embrace the use of new technologies and who can identify how these can better assist our roles.

In return, we can offer you excellent career development opportunities, meaningful and challenging work, and a chance to make a real difference.

As a senior solicitor / lawyer, you will have post-qualification experience in the relevant specialism equivalent to at least 5 years PQE and be able to demonstrate your ability to hit the ground running with a varied and complex caseload.  For further details about the roles, please see

Salary Information:

Senior Solicitor - £43,857 – £46,845

Solicitor - £39,880 – £42,821 (pro rata)

Paralegal - £28,672 – £31,346 (pro rata)

If you would like to be considered for a role please send your CV to , including a supporting statement explaining how you meet the criteria set out in the role profile, or please apply online via

For an informal discussion about any of the available roles, please contact Helen Youings (CSC) on 01202 127283 / or Rachael Jones (ASC) on 01202 128974 /



Litigation Solicitor/ Legal Executive – Ringwood

Full-time/Part-time/Job share

Are you a solicitor or legal executive who:

  • Is interested in working on a broad range of civil and commercial matters?
  • Prides yourself on offering the highest quality legal advice, with unwavering attention to detail and a focus on providing the very best service to your clients?
  • Is looking to join a long-established but growing independent firm that offers plenty of opportunity for advancement?

If so, we have opportunities to work with and support one of our Directors and we want to hear from you!

About you:

  • You will be a solicitor or legal executive
  • Enjoy working with the variety of a mixed caseload
  • Experience working on personal injury and contentious probate matters an advantage, but not essential
  • Put Client care first

What we offer:

  • Full-time or part-time opportunities. Job-share may also be considered. 
  • Flexible working and remote working available
  • A good work lifestyle balance! Ringwood is a beautiful and unspoilt market town, with a wealth of local shops and restaurants, set on the western edge of the New Forest but only 15 minutes drive from the vibrant town of Bournemouth and the sea.  
  • Competitive salary, based on qualification and experience.
  • The opportunity to join a professional, enabling and supportive team.
  • Genuine opportunities for accelerated career development


If you have any questions, please contact Edward Holmes at

To apply:

If you are interested in joining us, email your CV and a covering letter to Edward Holmes at


Laceys 2019

Dispute Resolution Lawyer

Exciting opportunity for a Dispute Resolution lawyer to join Laceys’ Legal 500 Dispute Resolution Department. The role is primarily focussed on Employment law and Landlord and Tenant but also includes general commercial litigation.

The role will include business development to help develop existing and source new clients.

Solicitors or legal executives with at least 2 years pqe or demonstrable equivalent skills are most suited to the role. However, applicants who consider that they have other relevant demonstrable experience or skills are welcome to apply.

Applications are to be made in writing or email to: Robin Watson, HR Partner, .

Closing date: 5pm on 12/03/2021


Jacobs & Reeves 2019


A full or part-time accounts Manager/assistant to deal with the day to day operations of the accounts processing team. With a focus on, billing, cash, accounts payable and cash management. The candidate should be experienced in all aspects of an accounts department in a law firm. Able to cover for holidays working full time as and when required. Previous experience of working in a law firm is essential. Roles will include dealing with:-

· The expenses process, ensuring accurate recording of all expenses

· Day to day banking and cheque distribution and Daily bank reconciliations on main bank accounts

· The opening and closure of all client ledgers

· Month end account close procedures

· Accounts Payable and Disbursement payable statement reconciliations

· Monthly payroll instructions and ensuring these are correctly processed and properly authorised;

· Payment of bills monthly/quarterly VAT

· Year end procedures

· Daily processing of all other accounting entries/ensuring the firm’s accounting procedures are up to date

· Preparation of management accounts and pension enrolment

Benefits include:- On-site parking

Please forward your CV to Janice Singleton at email:- 


Dixon Stewart

Dixon Stewart are looking for bright, enthusiastic and capable people  to work with us in the following areas:-

  1. Conveyancing assistants/paralegals for both our busy New Milton and Highcliffe offices. Although experience is preferred the key attributes we look for are enthusiasm, intelligence and a genuine commitment to learning and career development.
  2. Private Client assistant based in our New Milton office to undertake will writing and the preparation of Lasting Powers of Attorney. Must have experience and an ability to deal with elderly and sometimes vulnerable clients.

Good salaries commensurate with experience, performance related pay and flexible working are available.

Please contact Helen Stewart or Ben Ryan  in the first instance for an informal discussion or send your CV to


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