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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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IT Support Analyst

Position:                             IT Support Analyst

Location :                            Wakefield – Maybe required to travel to our other sites.

Responsible to:                  Head of IT

Hours:                                   Full time 37.5 hours per week

Salary:                                   £ negotiable, dependent upon experience

 

About us

Chadwick Lawrence is a leading local law firm in West Yorkshire

Significant investment has gone into developing the growth of technology within Chadwick Lawrence. As an outcome of this we are looking to grow the team too. This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join us as an IT Support Analyst. The role is diverse in supporting the firm with all aspects of technology.  We are looking for an individual not only with technical abilities but also strong customer service skills. The right person will help play a key part in progressing the team even further.

Duties:

  • Provide first point of contact for staff reporting any IT service requests
  • Monitor helpdesk and respond to queries in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Ensure that users are informed on progress of helpdesk jobs and that they are kept up to date in the helpdesk system.
  • Carry out basic fact finding and escalate any issues that cannot be personally rectified
  • Setup new starter on all required systems.
  • Liaise with 3rd parties to solutions to queries
  • Have experience of applications used in the legal sector
  • Learn new technologies and keep up to date with existing ones that impact the firm.
  • Contribute to the knowledge of the department.

 

Person Specification

  • Excellent customer service skills and the ability to liaise with users at varying levels.
  • Committed to on-going training and development
  • The ability to work to strict deadlines
  • The ability to work using own initiative and solves problems
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Must be able to drive and have access to a car (desirable)

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 email your CV together with a covering letter to [email protected]

 

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.

 

IT Support Analyst

Position:                             IT Support Analyst Location :                            Wakefield – Maybe required to travel to our other sites. Responsible to:                  Head of IT Hours:             ...

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Probate Department

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:                        Probate

Experience:                            Probate Experience Essential                       

Salary Details:                       Competitive.  Negotiable dependant upon experience

 

Location:                                Various sites

Job Type:                               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.

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.

Probate Department

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:                        Probate Experience:      ...

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Corporate Lawyer

Position:                Corporate Lawyer

 

Location:               Leeds (with flexibility as to partial WFH)

 

Responsible to:     Partner in Charge

 

Hours:                   Full-time (job share considered)

 

Salary:                   £ negotiable, dependant 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.

Corporate Lawyer

Position:                Corporate Lawyer   Location:               Leeds (with flexibility as to partial WFH)   Responsible to:     Partner in Charge   Hours:                   Full-time (job share considered)   Salary:             ...

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Credit Controller

Wakefield

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:                     Credit Controller

Location:                    Wakefield

Responsible to:         Finance Manager

Hours:                        Full-time, 37½ hours per week (Monday to Friday)

Salary:                        £ negotiable, dependent upon experience

Training:                    Full in-house training will be provided

 

 

Chadwick Lawrence LLP is seeking a full-time Credit Controller for its office at Wakefield. Responsibilities will include all aspects of credit control, including chasing payment for all overdue invoices by telephone, letter, and e-mail, diarising all responses and ensuring that client notes are kept up to date, assist in dealing with client queries effectively, liaising with the internal staff throughout the Firm to help resolve queries, identifying and posting received payments to the client ledger and liaising with/supporting other colleagues within the Department.
Successful applicants must show a highly motivated, pro-active, professional, and team-working attitude. Excellent communication and organisational skills are essential, as is the need to prioritise a busy workload.

 

Previous experience in a similar role is essential.  Experience of working in a legal environment is desirable, but not essential.  Applicants must have GCSE (or equivalent) Maths and English at Grade C or above and have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office.   The location of the office is supported by only a limited public transport network.  Therefore, personal transport is advisable, but is not essential.
A Job Description is available on request.

 

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

 

Closing Date for Applications – Monday 18th October 2021.

 

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 3 weeks of your application, please presume that you have been unsuccessful.

 

Wakefield

Credit Controller

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Trainee Post Completion Clerk

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:                     Trainee Post Completion Clerk

 

Location:                    Conveyancing Department, Huddersfield

 

Responsible to:         PCT Manager & Partner in Charge

 

Hours:                        Full-time, 37½ hours per week

 

Salary:                        £ negotiable, dependant upon experience

 

An opportunity has arisen for a Trainee Post Completion Assistant to work within the conveyancing team at our Huddersfield Office. To manage all aspects of post completion work on residential conveyancing transaction files supporting the residential conveyancing department.

 

To deliver specific post completion service standards within the firm to ensure:-

 

  • HMLR registrations are submitted within deadlines
  • HMLR requirements are dealt with including the handling of requisitions
  • OS1/OS2 priority periods are maintained
  • Lenders are fully updated on registrations
  • Undertakings are complied with
  • Client queries are answered
  • Requisitions are actioned and responded to swiftly and in date order
  • Outstanding matter balances are dealt with
  • Files are closed and archived in a timely manner

Applicants will be given full training to complete the tasks

 

Personal Specification – Desirable

 

  • Excellent IT/keyboard skills
  • Organised and systematic approach to work
  • Good organisation and communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team

 

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.

Trainee Post Completion Clerk

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Conveyancing Fee-Earner

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, dependent upon experience

 

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Conveyancer to work within the 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 desireable.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Conveyancing Fee-Earner

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Residential Conveyancing

Practice Area: Residential Conveyancing

Experience: From entry level

Professional Level: Various

Salary Details: Competitive. Negotiable dependent upon experience plus bonus scheme

Working hours: Full time 37.5 hours per week

Location: Various

 

Chadwick Lawrence are recruiting multiple assistant positions within the Conveyancing Department.

 

We are recruiting at all levels including Administration Assistants, Trainee Assistants, and Conveyancing Assistants with experience.

 

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. We welcome applications from people of all abilities including those who may be seeking a career change.

 

Candidates will either know how to, or could be shown how to, work as part of a team and support our 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.

 

Applications should be in writing 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.

 

 

Residential Conveyancing

Practice Area: Residential Conveyancing Experience: From entry level Professional Level: Various Salary Details: Competitive. Negotiable dependent upon experience plus bonus scheme Working hours: Full time 37.5 hours per week Location: Various   Chadwick Lawrence are recruiting multiple as...

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Criminal Law Department

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.

Department:                   Crime Department

Responsible to:             Partner in charge of the Department

 Hours:                               37 ½ hours per week

 Salary:                              £Negotiable

 

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.

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.

 

Criminal Law Department

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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 [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.

 

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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