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All our lawyers are given the opportunity to work in a culture that encourages excellent communication, teamwork and a sense of loyalty. At every level, you are expected to develop strong relationships with a range of clients.

Making a speculative application

We are always pleased to talk to exceptional candidates of all levels (including partners, solicitors and CILEx qualified lawyers) who share our values and could make a significant contribution to our business. If no relevant vacancies are shown but you are still interested in joining us, please submit a speculative application.

Apply now, attaching your CV. We will contact you when any suitable vacancies arise, keeping your CV on file for six months.

Agencies

We are committed to sourcing candidates directly where possible. For particular roles, we may work with preferred suppliers who will be invited by our resourcing team to support us. We may also agree to accept CVs from other suppliers on an ad hoc basis (to be agreed in writing). We will not be responsible for fees in relation to CVs or profiles submitted directly to our partners or other employees or for any applications not submitted via our portal. Agencies should contact our recruitment team before submitting unsolicited applications. 

Lawyer Opportunity

Partner, commercial dispute resolution - Singapore

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Apply now or please call Andrea Law, HR director
if you have any queries relating to this role |+44 (0)1483 791800

This is an exciting opportunity for a commercial dispute resolution partner with particular expertise and experience in international arbitration to join the team in our Singapore office and help lead the expansion of our commercial arbitration practice. After a strategic review, the firm is committed to expanding its capabilities in this technical and geographic area and so this is a key strategic appointment for the firm.

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Partner, Banking and Finance - Singapore

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if you have any queries relating to this role |+44 (0)1483 791800

This is an exciting opportunity for a Banking and Finance Partner with particular expertise and experience in commodities and trade finance to join our Banking and Finance team in our Singapore office. After a strategic review, the firm is committed to expanding its capabilities in this technical and geographical area. This is primarily a non-contentious role but arbitration and litigation experience in trade and commodity finance will strengthen any application. | No agencies please

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Partner, Construction and Infrastructure - Singapore

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if you have any queries relating to this role |+44 (0)1483 791800

This is an exciting opportunity for a Construction and Infrastructure Partner to join our Singapore office and build up our Construction and infrastructure practice in the Asia-Pacific region. While working closely with the UK based Construction team and wider Singapore team. | No agencies please.

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Lawyer Opportunity

Partner, IP, IT and Commercial - Singapore

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if you have any queries relating to this role |+44 (0)1483 791800

This is an exciting opportunity for a Commercial, IP and IT Partner, with a tech focus, to join our Singapore office and build up our technology and innovation practice in the Asia-Pacific region. While working closely with the UK based team and wider Singapore team. | No agencies please.

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Lawyer Opportunity

Associate, Social Housing (Development) - Location is flexible

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Apply now or please call Becky Jeans, Resourcing manager
if you have any queries relating to this role |+44 (0)20 7457 3210

We are looking for a NQ to 5PQE to specialise in the acquisition and development of affordable housing, this role also provides opportunities to get involved in a number of key real estate areas in the affordable housing sector. Development experience is ideal but we will also consider candidates with property and social housing experience. | No agencies please.

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Associate, IP, IT & Commercial - London (Head office)

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if you have any queries relating to this role |+44 (0)20 7457 3210

The team is looking to hire an Associate around 2-5 years’ PQE to assist the partners with an exciting caseload of non-contentious work, in particular drafting and amending commercial contracts and data protection documents and advising on UK GDPR compliance. This role will suit a confident and enthusiastic mid-level solicitor who is committed to providing the best and most efficient service to clients. | No agencies please.

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Associate, Private client - London (Head office)

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if you have any queries relating to this role |+44 (0)20 7457 3210

We are looking for an Associate 3-5 PQE with private client experience in domestic and international work in both trust and tax matters. Candidates should have good communication and organisational skills and be motivated to support a successful and growing team with an interesting and diverse client base. The role offers excellent quality work in a collegiate and supportive environment and candidates should be committed to developing their technical skills with the support of active mentoring from colleagues and the firm’s Knowledge team to service clients and develop their own careers. Work will include advising a diverse and interesting range of exceptional clients including HNW and UHNW individuals, trustees, fiduciaries and family offices. | No agencies please

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Lawyer Opportunity

Associate, Corporate - Birmingham

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if you have any queries relating to this role |+44 (0)20 7457 3210

Our corporate team in Birmingham is looking for a recently qualified associate with up to three years’ PQE. The role will involve working directly with the three corporate partners in Birmingham, but the team also works across our offices. Candidates should have had exposure to a broad range of corporate transactional work. Ideally, they will have had client facing experience and exposure to working on multiple deals simultaneously. Excellent support and progression opportunities are on offer. | No agencies please

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Associate, employment (Police Federation) - Birmingham

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if you have any queries relating to this role |+44 (0)20 7457 3210

The team is looking to recruit a junior Associate, ideally with NQ to 2 years’ post qualification experience. This role will focus on providing legal advice and guidance to our Police Federation client base, which is the staff association for police officers up to the rank of Chief Inspector. The work will involve providing advice to the Police Federation on contentious and non-contentious employment and regulatory matters for their members and to provide advice and representation in claims in the Employment Tribunal and civil courts. | No agencies please.

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Associate, Life Sciences - Cambridge

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if you have any queries relating to this role |+44 (0)20 7457 3210

Our award-winning life sciences practice is looking to hire an associate with at least three years’ PQE to join their team working in the cutting edge of industry. The successful candidate will provide comprehensive, business oriented advice, and bring extensive legal, scientific and industry specific insights to its medical device, pharmaceutical and biotechnology clients. They will act for SMEs, larger PLCs, multi-national enterprises as well as start-ups and spin outs providing the full range of legal, commercial and regulatory advice including licence and collaboration agreements. The team prides itself on working closely with clients as a trusted advisor on both commercial and inhouse resourcing work. As such the ideal person will thrive on close client contact and will relish the exposure to quality client contact right from the start. | No agencies please

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Lawyer Opportunity

Senior paralegal, private client - Guildford

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if you have any queries relating to this role |+44 (0)20 7753 7830

Our private client and tax team in Guildford is looking to hire a senior paralegal. The successful candidate will join a highly respected team dedicated to personal wealth management, UK and international tax planning and asset protection, advising wealthy individuals and families. We are looking for candidates with experience in private client work and in providing excellent service to our varied client base. | No agencies please

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Associate, Commercial Real Estate - Oxford

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if you have any queries relating to this role |+44 (0)20 7457 3210

Our Commercial Real Estate team is looking for a full time 2 – 3 + years PQE Associate to join our Oxford office. The ideal candidate will have previous experience of working at a large law firm with an established Commercial Property team. An enthusiasm for the subject, motivation and a team mentality are equally important. The successful candidate will enjoy a challenging and varied caseload as well as excellent progression opportunities. We have some very exciting projects, excellent work and loyal clients and we are looking for people that recognise the importance of balancing technical skill with outstanding client service. We have a great team and if you are hardworking, ambitious and just a little competitive we would like to hear from you. | No agencies please.

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Associate/senior associate, corporate - Oxford

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if you have any queries relating to this role |+44 (0)20 7457 3210

Our top rated Oxford corporate team is looking to hire an experienced associate or senior associate to join the team. The team has particular strengths in acting for university spin-outs and other venture capital backed companies. It works with spin-outs from many different universities, including, in particular, Oxford University and Imperial College London, with clients developing some of the most exciting, and potentially world changing, technologies, especially in the life sciences and deep tech sectors. The role will offer the opportunity to develop long term relationships with clients, from spin-out or start-up, through larger funding rounds and exits. Given the team’s focus, experience of venture capital transactions is desirable. | No agencies please

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Associate, employment - Oxford

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if you have any queries relating to this role |+44 (0)20 7457 3210

The team is looking to recruit a junior Associate in our Oxford office, ideally with 1-2 years’ post qualification experience. The role will suit a confident and enthusiastic individual who is committed to providing the best and most efficient possible service to clients. Many of the clients serviced through the Oxford office are higher education institutions (including a number of Oxford colleges) and charities and an active interest in the sector, including in assisting with specialist employment and administrative law matters, would be of benefit. | No agencies please.

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Paralegal, Commercial real estate - Oxford

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Apply now or please call Holly Parker, Junior early careers advisor
if you have any queries relating to this role |+44 (0)20 7753 7830

Our real estate team is looking to hire a paralegal to join the busy post-completions team in Oxford. The role provides exposure to high quality work and offers responsibility, direct client contact and training in a supportive environment. The team deals with all aspects of SDLT and land registration, including providing advice to assist with deal structuring, so the successful candidate will be expected to become an expert on SDLT. While previous experience is preferred, it is not required. | No agencies please

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