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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 info@chadlaw.co.uk.

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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Commercial Property Paralegal

Position:                     Commercial Property Paralegal

Location:                     Wakefield

Responsible to:           Partner in Charge

Hours:                         Full-time 37.5 hours per week

Salary:                         £ negotiable, dependent upon experience

 

About us

Chadwick Lawrence is a leading local law firm with a successful and busy Commercial Property Team.

Our multi-disciplinary team works with local and national clients from a broad range of industries to deliver a range of specialist legal services. Our Property team undertakes various commercial property transactions including sales, purchases, leases, and refinancing.

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 a Commercial Property Paralegal to work within our busy Property team.  This role will be based at our Wakefield office on  Paragon Business Village on the outskirts of Wakefield City centre, conveniently  located close to the M1 and surrounding areas and with free parking available.

Experience is not necessary, but preference will be given to candidates with some experience or a background understanding of property law  gained during their studies.  Consideration will also be given to those who otherwise demonstrate the skills and experience we are looking for.

The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic and ambitious person who wants to develop their skills further through working on a wide range of quality instructions. You would be working closely with the Head of Department and other senior members of the team, providing support including drafting of documentation and preparation of reports to clients.

Applicants should possess the following skills and experience:

  • a completed law degree or conversion from a non-law degree (consideration will be given to those awaiting results)
  • strong IT skills
  • the 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

Progression opportunities are genuinely available at Chadwick Lawrence, including potential progression to a training contract (or SQE route to qualification if applicable).  The firm has an annual application and selection process for this through its Pathway to Progression programme.

If you would like to apply for this position, please send your CV and an accompanying letter to jobs@chadlaw.co.uk

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.

 

Commercial Property Paralegal

Position:                     Commercial Property Paralegal Location:                     Wakefield Responsible to:           Partner in Charge Hours:                         Full-time 37.5 hours per week Salary:        ...

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Solicitor

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.

Position:                            Solicitor

Department:                     Regulatory and Crime Department

Responsible to:               Partner in charge of the Department

 Hours:                               37 ½ hours per week

 Salary:                              £Negotiable dependent on experience

 

Chadwick Lawrence are seeking a solicitor with 0-3 years PQE to work in our growing Regulatory and Crime Team.

The successful applicant must have some experience in dealing with motoring law matters (e.g. exceptional hardship, speeding, drink driving and careless driving). Ideally, the applicant should have some advocacy experience in the Magistrates’ Court although this is not essential. However, the role will require the willingness and ability to conduct hearings in the Magistrates Court and the applicant must be willing to develop this experience.

The role will also involve preparing cases for 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 will be required albeit on an infrequent basis.

The department also deals with general commercial regulatory work. Experience in this area is not essential but the successful applicant will be required to also 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.  The Regulatory and Crime 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 and technical skills.

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

To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter to jobs@chadlaw.co.uk

 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.

 

Solicitor

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Admin Assistant (Conveyancing Halifax)

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

 

Position:                             Administrative Assistant

 

Location:                            Halifax

 

Working hours:                37.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday).
Salary:                                Meets minimum wage guidelines.
The firm seeks an Administrative Assistant to provide support to our busy residential Conveyancing Team at our Huddersfield office.

 

Duties will include, but are not limited to, photocopying, filing, post distribution, and collection, data entry tasks, scanning and basic office administration.  Full in-house training will be provided.

 

The successful applicant must have a professional attitude, demonstrate excellent communication and organisational skills and be able to show team working.  Basic keyboard skills are essential.

 

To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter to jobs@chadlaw.co.uk

 

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.

Admin Assistant (Conveyancing Halifax)

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Commercial Property

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. 

Practice Area:             Commercial Property

Professional Level:     Solicitor or Experienced Legal Executive/Paralegal

Salary Details:             Negotiable, dependent upon experience

Location:                     Wakefield

Job Type:                    Full-time, permanent
Chadwick Lawrence is a leading local law firm with a successful and busy Commercial Property Team.

Our multi-disciplinary team works with local and national clients from a broad range of industries to deliver a range of specialist legal services. Our Property team undertakes various commercial property transactions including sales, purchases, leases, and refinancing.

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.

Chadwick Lawrence is recruiting for a Commercial  Property Solicitor or equivalent for its Wakefield Office.  With its office located on Paragon Business Village on the outskirts of Wakefield City Centre this convenient location provides free parking and gives easy access to the M1 and surrounding areas.

Candidates should be ambitious and enthusiastic.  All levels of experience will be considered.  Experience within residential conveyancing will also be considered.  Candidates should be capable of working with a degree of autonomy and possess the drive to succeed.

The successful candidate will assist within the Commercial Property team dealing with all manner of Property transactions, working alongside the Head of the Department.  A flexible and team-working approach to work is also required.
Applications in writing to jobs@chadlaw.co.uk

Due to a high volume of applications for this role it may 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.

 

Commercial Property

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Conveyancing Fee-earner – Experienced Assistant

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.

Position: Conveyancing Fee-earner

Location: Negotiable

Responsible to: Team Leader

 Hours: Full-time, 37½ hours per week

 Salary: £ negotiable, dependant upon experience

An opportunity has arisen 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.  Would suit those looking to take the next step up from Assistant to Fee Earner.  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

If you would like to apply for this position, please send your CV and an accompanying letter to jobs@chadlaw.co.uk

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.

 

Conveyancing Fee-earner – Experienced Assistant

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. Position: Conveyancing Fee-earner Location: Negotiable Responsible to: Team Leader  Hours:...

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