Vacancies

This page provides information on legal job openings across our offices in Bedford, Cambridge, Milton Keynes and Sandy. Woodfines offers a rewarding working environment for bright, committed individuals. 

Commercial Property Solicitor – Cambridge 

We are interested in hearing from experienced Commercial Property solicitors interested in joining our office in Cambridge.

You will need to be experienced in all aspects of commercial property matters. You will also be involved in marketing and promoting the department.

We would particularly like someone with significant commercial property experience, preferably gained in the Cambridge area. 

Attractive salary commensurate with experience and Woodfines offer additional staff benefits after a qualifying period.

Please contact us for more information or to apply, please send details of your experience and CV to Karen Jobbling at kjobbling@woodfines.co.uk

Residential Conveyancer - Cambridge

We are looking for a Conveyancer to join our Residential Conveyancing team, based at our Cambridge office.

Skills Required:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ residential conveyancing experience
  • Well organised with good IT and administration skills
  • Ability to work under pressure to set deadlines
  • Willingness to work well as part of a busy, friendly team
  • Keen to work with the Senior Associate Solicitor to develop the residential conveyancing department

 Daily Duties:

  • To manage an agreed residential conveyancing caseload
  • To process client’s cases on a timely and cost effective basis
  • To use the correct office systems and procedures in order to manage cases effectively
  • To collect outstanding disbursements as soon as feasible and to bill promptly
  • To keep technically up to date by training and research
  • To maintain targets for both fees and time recording
  • To maintain professional standards and provide excellent customer service
  • Adhering to all Lexcel accreditation best practices
  • To carry out any reasonable task to facilitate the running of the firm

The role in addition to a caseload is to work with the partners and other fee earners to develop the Residential Property department.

Salary is commensurate with experience and we offer additional staff benefits after a qualifying period.

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter detailing your experience to Karen Jobbling at kjobbling@woodfines.co.uk

Legal Secretary - Residential Conveyancing - Milton Keynes

We are currently seeking an experienced legal secretary to work within our Conveyancing team based at Milton Keynes.  We will consider both full time and part time applications.

Skills Required:

  • Strong secretarial skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work under pressure to set deadlines
  • Willingness to work well as part of a busy, friendly team
  • Have an excellent telephone manner
  • Legal secretarial experience within Residential Conveyancing would be ideal. 

Daily Duties:

  • Carrying out a secretarial role to support Fee Earners.
  • Assisting with a broad variety of administrative tasks, from audio typing to filing confidential client correspondence.
  • Having direct client contact, via telephone, email and face to face.
  • Ensuring departmental systems and firm-wide procedures are followed.

 Woodfines offers additional staff benefits after a qualifying period.

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter detailing your experience to Karen Jobbling at kjobbling@woodfines.co.uk

Legal Secretary - Family - Cambridge

We are currently seeking an experienced legal secretary to work within our dynamic team, based in Cambridge, on a full time, permanent basis.  The role will provide secretarial support to the Family team.

Skills Required:

  • Strong secretarial skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work under pressure to set deadlines
  • Willingness to work well as part of a busy, friendly team
  • Have an excellent telephone manner
  • Must have legal secretarial and Family Law experience 

Daily Duties:

  • Carrying out a secretarial role to support Fee Earners.
  • Assisting with a broad variety of administrative tasks, from audio typing to filing confidential client correspondence.
  • Having direct client contact, via telephone, email and face to face.
  • Ensuring departmental systems and firm-wide procedures are followed.

 Woodfines offers additional staff benefits after a qualifying period.

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter detailing your experience to Karen Jobbling at kjobbling@woodfines.co.uk