Solicitors in Essex

Current Vacancies

Residential Property Lawyer

This is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced and dynamic residential property lawyer seeking a long-term career within a busy, CQS accredited residential property department.

You must have a strong technical knowledge in freehold, leasehold, shared ownership and new build transactions and the ability to work in a high volume, face-paced environment. You will be expected to build an excellent rapport with existing clients and agents and have the ability to attract new clients and build new contacts.

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Paralegal – Residential Property – Basildon Office

Maternity Leave Cover – Fixed Term Contract
Full-time Role – Hours 9.00am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday

We have an exciting opportunity for a residential property paralegal to join our successful residential property team based in Basildon.

The role is for maternity leave cover under a 9 month fixed term contract (with the possibility of an extension).

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Employment Lawyer

Our Employment Law Department is expanding!

This is a great opportunity for a lawyer who is looking to utilise their Employment Law knowledge and skill set within a successful legal 500 law firm.

Palmers Solicitors is one of the leading law firms in Essex, with a strong reputation as a forward thinking and energetic organisation, offering high levels of specialist advice.

We understand the importance of ensuring everyone has the opportunity to develop their knowledge through a structured career path and above all, we’re friendly!

We want to hear from you if you are an employment lawyer with at least 1+ year’s PQE in employment law.

Successful applicants will be a team-player who wants to be an integral part of growing the department.

You will have good academics, be socially and commercially aware and possess excellent client handling skills.

You will work closely with the associate solicitor who heads the department in a role which will include a mix of advisory as well as contentious employment work.

Experience of marketing in a law firm will be an advantage.

Please send your CV to Gina Newman, Practice Manager:

RECRUITMENT AGENCIES – please refer to and comply with our “IMPORTANT: Information for recruitment agencies” prior to sending through any CV’s.

IMPORTANT: Information for recruitment agencies

We are frequently contacted by and sent CV’s from recruitment agencies who have not been instructed by us in relation to a particular vacancy. Although we are grateful for this interest, we are unable to accept unsolicited or speculative introductions and CVs. We will not be bound by any terms and conditions in relation to attempted introductions and we will not accept any liability for commissions or other charges if we subsequently employ that candidate at that time or subsequently or whether directly or through another agency.  If and when agency involvement is required on a particular campaign, our Practice Manager, Gina Newman will contact an agency directly, obtain a documented agreement and request assistance.  Where an agency’s correspondence contains a disclaimer indicating otherwise, our policy will prevail in this regard.


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