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Lawyer Roles

Private Client Lawyer – Full time – Crewkerne

We currently have a full time requirement for a Private Client Lawyer to be based at the Crewkerne office.

This position will suit either a Newly Qualified Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive with a minimum of two years’ experience within general private client work. STEP and/or SFE (Solicitors for the Elderly) desirable. Candidates should have an aptitude for working towards billing targets and the ability to utilise case management and digital dictation software.

For details on how to apply and for a full job description and job specification please email: recruitment@hklaw.eu

No agencies please.

Commercial Solicitor – Full Time – Dorchester & Poole

We currently have a full time requirement for a Commercial Solicitor within the Commercial Department who is willing to work out of both the Dorchester and Poole offices.

The position will involve working within a busy team of lawyers and support staff, on a range of company /commercial work, which may include: company and business sales and purchases, contract drafting and negotiation (covering all types of contracts including Terms & Conditions of Sale/ Purchase; Supply/ Distribution/ Agency /Franchise agreements etc), private equity/ investment documentation and other corporate finance related transactions.

This role will suit a Solicitor with 5+ years PQE, who has proven experience of corporate transactions work and a willingness to further develop their skills within company/commercial law.

For details on how to apply and for a full job description and job specification please email: recruitment@hklaw.eu

No agencies please.

Residential Conveyancer – Full Time – Swanage

We currently have a full time requirement for a Residential Conveyancer at our Swanage office. This role will suit either a 5+ years PQE Solicitor, or a Legal Executive or Licensed Conveyancer with the equivalent knowledge and experience. The position will involve managing a full caseload from instruction to post-completion. Strong networking skills would be a distinct advantage, and working knowledge of case management systems and digital dictation is preferable.

For details on how to apply and for a full job description and job specification please email: recruitment@hklaw.eu

No agencies please.

Support Roles

Admin Apprentice (Commercial) – Full time (1 Year Fixed Term Contract) – Poole

We currently have a requirement for a full time Office Admin Assistant (Apprentice) to be based within the Commercial Department at our Poole (Tower Park) office on a 1 year fixed term Apprenticeship.

This is a fantastic opportunity to learn and develop Administrative skills in a highly professional environment.   The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Admin Level 2 qualification via an appropriate training provider sourced by the Firm. This may involve attending college and attending the office at all other times.

Candidates should be aware that the role will involve a degree of light lifting and carrying (i.e. files) and regular use of stairs.  There may also be daily shopping and postal duties that will involve leaving the office for short periods of time as needed.

For details on how to apply and for a full job description and job specification please email: recruitment@hklaw.eu

No agencies please.

Admin Apprentice – Full time (1 Year Fixed Term Contract) – Parkstone

We currently have a requirement for a full time Office Admin Assistant (Apprentice) in our Parkstone office on a 1 year fixed term Apprenticeship.

This is a fantastic opportunity to learn and develop Administrative skills in a highly professional environment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Admin Level 2 qualification via an appropriate training provider sourced by the Firm.  This may involve attending college and attending the office at all other times.

Candidates should be aware that the role will involve a degree of light lifting and carrying (i.e. files) and regular use of stairs. There may also be daily shopping and postal duties that will involve leaving the office for short periods of time as needed.

For details on how to apply and for a full job description and job specification please email: recruitment@hklaw.eu

Paralegal (Land) – Full time – Dorchester

We currently have a full time requirement for a Paralegal to be based in the Land Department at our Dorchester office.

This role would suit candidates who have previous experience of land law that has been gained at support level.  Applicants should have an in depth procedural knowledge of end to end conveyancing work from enquiry to post completion, in order to give a high level of assistance to the Land Partners and other lawyers.  Ideally, candidates will possess working knowledge of both residential and commercial land law.

The role is varied and fast moving and will involve proactively assisting in moving cases forward. The main duties are set out in the job description.

For details on how to apply and for a full job description and job specification please email:  recruitment@hklaw.eu

No agencies please.