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Why work with us?


We are a great place to work with over 200 colleagues in 9 offices across West Yorkshire. We commit to the Chadwick Lawrence Way of working and our vision and values is at the heart of everything we do.

We handle a broad portfolio of work for both business and private clients, offering a comprehensive range of career opportunities and the promise of continual professional development and career progression.

If any of the current vacancies below are of interest, or you would like to send us your CV to, please get in touch by emailing [email protected].

We retain information provided by all candidates and ensure that the data provided by applicants during our recruitment and selection process adheres to the General Data Protection Act. A copy of our privacy notice for candidates can be found on our website here: Privacy Notice for Candidates.

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If you would like to enquire more information about a particular role, or have any other queries on what employment opportunities we may have for you, then please use the form below to get in touch, and we will respond as soon as possible.

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Assistant – Residential Conveyancing Department

Chadwick Lawrence is a leading local law firm with a successful and growing Residential Conveyancing Department seeking Assistants to join the Team.

 

Position:                               Assistant Residential Conveyancing Department

Location:                              Various sites

Responsible to:                 Team Leader

Working hours:                 Full time 37.5 hours per week

Salary:                                   Competitive – negotiable dependent upon experience

 

Chadwick Lawrence is recruiting for experienced Conveyancing Assistants within its Conveyancing Department.

We are looking for hard working team players, who have a passion for client care, and those who are enthusiastic about working in a fast-paced environment. We are seeking candidates who are keen to learn and have a proven academic record. We have an excellent training programme to facilitate learning and career progression, so if you have a “can-do” positive attitude, and are open to a challenge, then we can give you the legal skills to succeed in this varied and rewarding role.

Candidates should be able to work as part of a team and support our experienced Conveyancers in everyday tasks such as dealing with general queries, assisting with completions, conducting searches, typing various letters, liaising with clients, solicitors, referrers, and estate agents

The successful applicant must be able to work on their own initiative and prioritise a busy workload.  Good communication skills are essential.  A working knowledge of SOS or other case management system is desirable but not essential.

We provide a supportive environment for career development offering exciting challenges and opportunities for personal and professional growth

We are looking to recruit and develop talented people to achieve their potential and who will help us achieve ours in return.

Chadwick Lawrence is an equal opportunities employer.  Selection criteria and procedures are regularly reviewed to ensure that individuals are treated on the basis of their relevant merits and abilities.

If you would like to apply for this position, please send your CV and accompanying letter to [email protected]

We would like to take this opportunity of thanking you for your application.

Due to a high volume of applications for this role it is not possible to reply to each Applicant individually.

If you do not therefore hear from the Firm within 2 weeks of your application, please presume that you have been unsuccessful.

Assistant – Residential Conveyancing Department

Chadwick Lawrence is a leading local law firm with a successful and growing Residential Conveyancing Department seeking Assistants to join the Team.

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Experienced Fee Earner – Probate Department

Chadwick Lawrence is a leading local law firm with a successful and growing Probate Department seeking an experienced Fee Earner to join the Team.

 

Position:                               Experienced Fee Earner Probate Department

Location:                              Bradford        

Responsible:                      Partner in charge of the Department

Salary Details:                   Competitive £ negotiable dependent upon experience

Hours:                                    Full Time 37.5 hours per week

 

Chadwick Lawrence is recruiting for an experienced person to work in its Probate Department across various sites.

Candidates should be ambitious and enthusiastic with experience of working in a busy Probate Department with the opportunity for flexible hybrid working. Candidates should be capable of working with a degree of autonomy and possess the drive to succeed.  The Firm is offering an attractive benefits package with the possibility to progress and develop within the Firm.

The successful candidate will work on a range of private client matters including Wills, Lasting Power of Attorneys, Tax/Trust work and Probate. Applicants must demonstrate good team working skills and an ability to work with other probate fee earners within the Company.

The role also includes marketing of the firm’s services within the community and business generation.  The ability to network and create business contacts is essential.

The successful candidate must be personable, demonstrating good communications skills and be flexible in their approach to work.

We provide a supportive environment for career development, offering exciting challenges and opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are looking to recruit and develop talented people to achieve their potential – and who will help us achieve ours in return.

Chadwick Lawrence is an equal opportunities employer.  Selection criteria and procedures are regularly reviewed to ensure that individuals are treated on the basis of their relevant merits and abilities.

If you would like to apply for this position, please send your CV  to [email protected]

We would like to take this opportunity of thanking you for your application.

Due to a high volume of applications for this role it is not possible to reply to each Applicant individually.

If you do not therefore hear from the Firm within 2 weeks of your application please presume that you have been unsuccessful.

Experienced Fee Earner – Probate Department

Chadwick Lawrence is a leading local law firm with a successful and growing Probate Department seeking an experienced Fee Earner to join the Team.

 

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Lawyer – Corporate Department

Chadwick Lawrence is a leading local law firm with a successful and growing Corporate team seeking a Corporate Lawyer to join the Team.


 

Position:                   Lawyer Corporate Department 

Location:                  Leeds (with flexibility as to partial WFH)

Responsible to:     Partner in Charge

Hours:                        Full-time (job share considered)

Salary:                       £ negotiable, dependent upon experience

 

About us

Chadwick Lawrence is a leading local law firm with a successful and growing Corporate team.

Our multi-disciplinary team works with local, national and international clients from a broad range of industries to deliver a range of specialist legal services. Our Corporate team undertakes various corporate, commercial and finance work at all levels. We pride ourselves on offering sound commercial advice; working with our clients to provide exceptional solutions for every aspect of their corporate and business law requirements.

We provide a supportive environment for career development, offering exciting challenges and opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are looking to recruit and develop talented lawyers to achieve their potential – and who will help us achieve ours in return.

About the role

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Corporate lawyer to work within our growing Corporate team, primarily based at our Leeds Office but with scope to work partly from home if this is desirable.

Ideally suitable for someone with 3+ years of experience of Corporate work, although consideration will be given to applicants who otherwise demonstrate the skills and experience we are looking for.

The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic and ambitious lawyer who wants to develop their technical and commercial skills further through working on a wide range of quality instructions. Your caseload will include all areas of business law, in particular leading on transactional corporate work, but also complex group re-organisations, shareholder agreements and general corporate advisory.

Applicants should possess the following skills and experience:

  • 3+ years’ experience working in corporate law within a law firm or in house
  • strong IT skills
  • a high degree of initiative and the ability to manage your time and your workload effectively
  • excellent communication skills and a desire to use these to promote the team and the firm both internally and externally
  • a willingness to learn, to drive your own career progression and to be proactive in achieving this

Additional Information

If you would like to apply for this position, please send your CV and an accompanying letter to [email protected]

Chadwick Lawrence is an equal opportunities employer.  Selection criteria and procedures are regularly reviewed to ensure that individuals are treated on the basis of their relevant merits and abilities.

We would like to take this opportunity of thanking you for your application. It is not always possible to reply to each applicant individually. If you do not therefore hear from the firm within 2 weeks of your application please presume that you have been unsuccessful.

Lawyer – Corporate Department

Chadwick Lawrence is a leading local law firm with a successful and growing Corporate team seeking a Corporate Lawyer to join the Team.


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Fee Earner – Residential Conveyancing Department

Chadwick Lawrence is a leading local law firm with a successful and growing Residential Conveyancing Department seeking a Fee Earner to join the Team.


 

Position:                   Fee-earner Residential Conveyancing Department

Location:                  Negotiable

Responsible to:    Team Leader

Hours:                        Full-time 37½ hours per week

Salary:                       Competitive – negotiable dependent upon experience

 

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Conveyancing Fee Earner to work within our residential conveyancing team.

Working in all aspects of residential conveyancing work, including sale, purchase, freehold and leasehold work.  Applicants must be confident in dealing with their own high-volume caseload and working cohesively within a team, as well a being able to work with minimum supervision.  A working knowledge of SOS or other case management system to prepare and process letters and forms correctly is desirable.

The successful applicant will be required to generate revenue through business development and be able to demonstrate strong client management skills. This opportunity would be ideal for someone with over 3 years’ technical experience within residential conveyancing and who is proactive in approaching the local market and developing new business for the Firm.

We provide a supportive environment for career development offering exciting challenges and opportunities for personal and professional growth

We are looking to recruit and develop talented people to achieve their potential and who will help us achieve ours in return.

Chadwick Lawrence is an equal opportunities employer.  Selection criteria and procedures are regularly reviewed to ensure that individuals are treated on the basis of their relevant merits and abilities.

If you would like to apply for this position, please send your CV and an accompanying letter to [email protected]

We would like to take this opportunity of thanking you for your application.

Due to a high volume of applications for this role it is not possible to reply to each Applicant individually.

If you do not therefore hear from the Firm within 2 weeks of your application please presume that you have been unsuccessful.

Fee Earner – Residential Conveyancing Department

Chadwick Lawrence is a leading local law firm with a successful and growing Residential Conveyancing Department seeking a Fee Earner to join the Team.


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NQ Solicitor – Criminal Law Department

Chadwick Lawrence is a leading local law firm with a successful and growing Criminal Law Department seeking a NQ Solicitor to join the Team.

 

Position:                   NQ Solicitor – Criminal Law Department

Location:                   Huddersfield/Halifax Office

Responsible to:      Partner in charge of the Department

Hours:                         Full time 37 ½ hours per week

Salary:                        Competitive – negotiable dependent on experience

 

Chadwick Lawrence is seeking a newly qualified solicitor to work in our growing criminal law team.

The successful applicant will receive training in criminal law with an emphasis on motoring law matters.  The applicant does not therefore need to have experience in criminal law but will need to display a willingness to complete train and develop in this area. Training will also be given on conducting hearings in the Magistrates Court and the applicant must again be willing to develop this experience.

The role will involve preparing and conducting cases in the Magistrates Court, the Crown Court as well as PACE interviews on occasion.  We only accept private paying instructions and there is no Legal Aid work. As such there is no requirement for regular out of hours police station attendance or court work although some out of business hours work may be required albeit on an infrequent basis.

The department also deals with general commercial regulatory work and the applicant will gain experience and develop expertise in these areas, as well as some intellectual property work and sports law. This is with a view to running such matters without supervision in the future.

This role will involve working with high quality clients with a varied case load. Our recent clients include several high-profile athletes and sports organisations.  Our team is expanding rapidly. We are a friendly, proactive team who wish to invest in the successful applicant to become a long-term member of this close-knit team.

We are looking for a candidate who will enjoy business development activities with strong IT skills.

The role will be based in both of our Huddersfield and Halifax offices.  The applicant will also be required to attend our other offices, be able to travel to court and to client meetings at client premises.

We provide a supportive environment for career development, offering exciting challenges and opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are looking to recruit and develop talented people to achieve their potential – and who will help us achieve ours in return

Chadwick Lawrence is an equal opportunities employer.  Selection criteria and procedures are regularly reviewed to ensure that individuals are treated on the basis of their relevant merits and abilities

To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter to [email protected]

We would like to take this opportunity of thanking you for your application.

Due to a high volume of applications for this role it is not possible to reply to each Applicant individually.

If you do not therefore hear from the Firm within 2 weeks of your application, please presume that you have been unsuccessful.

NQ Solicitor – Criminal Law Department

Chadwick Lawrence is a leading local law firm with a successful and growing Criminal Law Department seeking a NQ Solicitor to join the Team.

 

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Fee Earner – Plot Sales Department

Chadwick Lawrence is a leading local law firm with a successful and growing Plot Sales Department seeking an experienced Conveyancer to join the Team.

 

Position:                   Fee Earner Plot Sales Department

Location:                  Wakefield Office

Responsible to:     Partner in Charge of the Department

Hours:                        Full-time, 37½ hours per week

Salary:                       Competitive -negotiable dependent upon experience

 

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Conveyancer to work within the Commercial Property Team at our Wakefield office.  Dealing primarily with Developers new build sales and part exchange purchase and re-sales but from time to time to assist the Team with some residential conveyancing matters including sale, purchase, freehold and leasehold work.  Applicants must be confident in dealing with their own caseload working cohesively within a team as well as being able to work with minimum supervision.

The successful applicant will assist with business development and be able to demonstrate strong client management skills.  The opportunity would be ideal for someone with over 3 years technical experience within residential conveyancing and who is proactive in helping develop new business for the firm

We provide a supportive environment for career development, offering exciting challenges and opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are looking to recruit and develop talented people to achieve their potential and who will help us achieve ours in return.

Chadwick Lawrence is an equal opportunities employer.  Selection criteria and procedures are regularly reviewed to ensure that individuals are treated on the basis of their relevant merits and abilities.

If you would like to apply for this position, please send your CV and an accompanying letter to [email protected]

We would like to take this opportunity of thanking you for your application.

Due to a high volume of applications for this role it is not possible to reply to each Applicant individually.

If you do not therefore hear from the Firm within 2 weeks of your application please presume that you have been unsuccessful.

Fee Earner – Plot Sales Department

Chadwick Lawrence is a leading local law firm with a successful and growing Plot Sales Department seeking an experienced Conveyancer to join the Team.
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