Menu
trainee solicitor jobs

Current vacancies

5yr+ PQE Qualified Commercial Property Lawyer – Commercial Land & Property – Poole

We are now looking for a 5yr+ PQE Qualified Commercial Property Lawyer to be based in the Commercial Land & Property Department at our Poole (Tower Park) office.

This role would allow for an existing Commercial Property Land Lawyer to utilise a broad range of current skills. Furthermore, there is a great opportunity for career enhancement going forwards for the right candidate.  The position will involve managing a full caseload from instruction to post-completion. The ideal candidate will have good knowledge of Housing Association Law. 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.

Commercial Solicitor (+5 years PQE) – 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.

The position offers a fantastic opportunity to get involved in a variety of company/ commercial work with the delivery of a wide range of services to clients in the local area, as well as nationally and internationally.  A willingness to travel is required (expenses paid).

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

No agencies, please.

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.

Paralegal – Litigation – Dorchester

We seek a Full Time Paralegal to be based in the Litigation Department at our Dorchester office.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a conscientious and ambitious law graduate/paralegal who will work closely with the Litigation Partner as their right hand person on a day to day basis

This role would ideally suit candidates with either relevant academics and/or a paralegal with practical skills in this area of law gained in private practice.

Candidates must be methodical in their approach and have the ability to work under their own initiative in a fast-paced environment.

The role is varied and will include; research, typing of documents, preparing bundles, court work and generally assisting the Partner with their case load.  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.

Legal Secretary/ Trainee Legal Secretary – Family – Crewkerne

We are currently seeking a Full Time, Legal Secretary to be based in the Family Department at our Crewkerne, Somerset office.

This role would suit a skilled Legal Secretary with previous family experience, however, Legal Secretaries wishing to cross train into this discipline, or a Trainee Legal Secretary with fast typing skills may be considered. The main duties are set out in the job description.

  • A Skilled Legal Secretary is required to have good overall secretarial knowledge of this area of law gained within private practice, along with an accurate audio typing speed of 60wpm+.
  • A Trainee Legal Secretary/Legal Secretary transferring from another discipline will be required to have two of the following:
    • Excellent admin and/or secretarial skills gained in a professional environment
    • Circa 60 WPM typing speed
    • Legal secretarial skills gained in another discipline with an interest in family law

This is a busy, fast moving role and offers a fantastic opportunity to work within this interesting area of law.

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

Paralegal – Company Commercial – Dorchester

We are currently seeking a full Time Paralegal to be based in the Company Commercial Department at our Dorchester office.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a conscientious and ambitious law graduate/paralegal who will work closely with the Head of the Company Commercial Department as their right hand person on a day to day basis

This role would ideally suit candidates with either relevant academics and/or a paralegal with practical skills in this area of law gained in private practice.   Alternatively, it may suit a competent Paralegal from another discipline who is seeking to transfer their skills into Company Commercial Law.

The role is varied and will include; research, typing of documents, preparing bundles, court work and assisting lawyers with their case load.  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.

Commercial Land Paralegal – Full time – Dorchester

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

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

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.

APPRENTICESHIP (ADMIN) – Full time (1 Year Fixed Term Contract) – Swanage

We currently have a requirement for a full-time Office Admin Assistant (Apprentice) to be based at our Swanage 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.

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 further details and to apply, please go to: https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeship/-257540

No agencies please.

APPRENTICESHIP (HR) – (1 Year Fixed Term Contract) – Wareham

We currently have a requirement for a full time Office Admin Assistant (Apprentice) to be based within the Human Resources Department at our Wareham office on a 1 year fixed term Apprenticeship.  This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with a passion to work in HR to gain and develop the relevant admin skills within a highly professional environment, in order to progress in their career.  The main duties are set out in the job description which you can find here.

For details on how to apply and for a full job description and job specification please click here.

No agencies please.

APPRENTICESHIP (ADMIN) – Full time (1 Year Fixed Term Contract) – Dorchester

We currently have a requirement for a full-time Office Admin Assistant (Apprentice) to join the Land Department within our Dorchester office.

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.

For further information and to apply, please go to: https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeship/-256589