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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 – Secretary

Location: Knutsford Office

Duties:

Working with a busy team to provide full secretarial support. Contributing to secretarial resources for all fee earners. Providing cover for reception when needed.

What are we looking for?

Someone with excellent communication and client care skills who can work within a team. Strong IT skills including use of case management, typing, digital dictation & Excel. Previous experience of working in a law firm an advantage.

Hours: 09.00 to 17.00 Monday to Friday

Contact: Helen Laing, HR Manager on 01663 743344 or email h.r@chlsolicitors.co.uk

 

Role: Tax, Trusts & Estates Department – Solicitor

Location:  Knutsford office

Why do we need someone?

Our busy Knutsford office needs a full time solicitor to run a busy caseload of high net worth Wills, Probates and Tax planning matter.

Duties:

Dealing with a broad high net worth private client caseload on an independent basis that includes writing Wills (both straight forward and complex), estates (including businesses and agricultural property), Tax planning, Trusts, Power of Attorney and Court of Protection deputyship work

What are we looking for?

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

Education: At least 3 years PQE solicitor or equivalent experience and qualification with experience of dealing with high net worth clients. . STEP qualified or willing to study towards a STEP diploma.

Contact: Helen Laing, HR Manager on 01663 743344 or email h.r@chlsolicitors.co.uk

 

Role: Commercial Property Secretary

Location: Knutsford 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 the use of case management, typing, digital dictation and Excel.

Hours: 09.00 to 17.00 Monday to Friday

Contact: Helen Laing, HR Manager on 01663 743344 or email h.r@chlsolicitors.co.uk

 

 


Want a career in law?

There are several options to consider if you want a career in law. Do you want to be a solicitor or is there another role that you might like to do? Our leaflet ‘So you want a career in law – but how can you do it?’ will give you more information.

Download it here

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.