Join Us

Our clients are important to us but so are our people, so we have made our recruitment process thorough but fair.

All vacancies are advertised through our website. We also welcome speculative applications and will keep them on file for six months in case a suitable position becomes available.

As an employee you will be offered development and training opportunities to keep skills and knowledge up-to-date.


Current vacancies

Role: Tax, Trusts & Estates – Paralegal or Newly Qualified

Location: Wilmslow Office

Duties:

  • Meeting with clients to take instructions and advise about basic Wills, Estates, Power of Attorney and Court of Protection deputyship work
  • Drafting basic Wills, Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection applications and accounts relating to estate or deputyships
  • Dealing with routine Estates
  • Researching points of law in respect of benefit, tax, trusts and estates.
  • Assisting the Head of Department with more administrative tasks on his files.

What are we looking for?

Client care skills, communication skills, ability to organise and prioritise.

Qualifications: Minimum, Degree in Law or passed GDL or equivalent

Hours: 09.00 to 17.00 Monday to Friday

Contact:  email h.r@chlsolicitors.co.uk

 

Role: Tax, Trusts & Estates – Solicitor

Location: Wilmslow Office

Why do we need someone?

Our busy Wilmslow office needs a full time Solicitor to run a busy caseload of Wills, Probate and Tax planning matters.

Duties:

  • Meeting with clients to take instructions and advise about  Wills, Estates, Power of Attorney and Court of Protection deputyship work
  • Drafting Wills, Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection applications and accounts relating to estate or deputyships
  • Dealing with Estates
  • Researching points of law in respect of benefit, tax, trusts and estates.

What are we looking for?

Client care skills, communication skills, ability to organise and prioritise.

Qualifications: At least two years PQE Solicitor or equivalent experience and qualification. STEP qualified or studying for STEP qualification.

Hours: 09.00 to 17.00 Monday to Friday

Contact:  email h.r@chlsolicitors.co.uk

 

Role: Commercial Property – Secretary

Location: Wilmslow Office

Duties:

Working with the Head of Commercial Property and a busy Commercial Property team to provide full secretarial support specialising in commercial property including Post-completion work. Contributing to secretarial resources for all fee earners. Providing cover for reception when needed.

What are we looking for?

Someone who can work within a team providing excellent client care. Strong IT skills including use of case management, typing, digital dictation & Excel.

Hours: 09.00 to 17.00 Monday to Friday

Contact: Email h.r@chlsolicitors.co.uk

 

Role: Residential Property Fee Earner

Location:  Wilmslow office

Why do we need someone?

We are looking for a Residential Property Fee Earner to join our Residential Property team at Wilmslow

Duties:

  • Working on a wide range of residential property transactions including straight forward sales and purchases, re-mortgages & equity release
  • Dealing with initial enquiries, including giving quotations
  • Responsible for clients files from start to finish of a transaction, including post-completion
  • Experience of leasehold properties, purchasing and selling
  • Business Development through developing relationships with Estate Agents, other introducers of work, knowledge of and involvement in the local community, networking. Other BD activities for the office/firm under the direction of the Head of the Department or Marketing Manager
  • Participation in departmental meetings organised by the Head of the Department.

 

What are we looking for?

  • Experience of working in a residential property department
  • Business Development skills and ideas
  • Someone looking to join a busy, expanding department to progress their career.

 

Qualifications:  We will consider a Solicitor (0-5 years PQE) or CILEX or Licensed Conveyancer or paralegal with suitable work experience.

Contact: Email h.r@chlsolicitors.co.uk

 

 

 

 


Work experience

Chafes Hague Lambert Solicitors recognise the need for people considering a career in law to undertake work experience. We do not provide placements unless you are studying for A-levels or higher level qualifications. Currently all our work experience placements are committed.


Training contracts

In order to ensure that we offer good quality experience with future prospects we do not have a programme of training contracts. We prefer to identify specific training opportunities and then recruit a trainee solicitor accordingly. Currently we have no such opportunities.