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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.

Chafes Hague Lambert Solicitors is a long established law firm and can trace our roots back to 1896. We have offices in New Mills, Urmston & Wilmslow and carry out commercial property, corporate and commercial, dispute resolution, employment, family law, intellectual property, residential property and Wills, Trusts and Estates.

We are a people focused firm providing high quality legal advice to clients.

Our current vacancies:

Commercial Property Solicitor

What we are looking for:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Commercial Property Solicitor with over two years PQE to join our commercial property team at our Wilmslow office.

The successful candidate will be responsible for progressing their own files whilst being part of a supportive team environment.

The commercial property team deal with a wide range of commercial property transactions including buying/selling commercial property, landlord & tenant, commercial lending and bespoke commercial property agreements.

Our clients include individuals, local businesses, banks, charities and pension trustees.

Key responsibilities:

  • Providing bespoke legal advice for our clients
  • Undertaking all aspects of commercial property work which will include drafting sale contracts, commercial leases, legal charges, overage agreements, collaboration agreements and promotion agreements
  • Building and maintaining client relationships
  • Contribute towards business development
  • Maintain the firms core values: Teamwork, Integrity and Excellence

Essential skills:

  • Qualified Solicitor
  • Two years + PQE
  • Demonstrate a specialism in commercial property law
  • Excellent drafting and negotiation skills
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritise tasks and work under pressure
  • Good communication skills both written and oral
  • The ability to manage and progress a caseload and offer pragmatic advice
  • The ability to work as part of a team and independently.

Benefits include 25 days annual leave, cash plan, pension, generous bonus scheme and excellent progression within the firm.

Competitive salary commensurate on experience.

Please apply to

Closing date 31st July 2024








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.