Careers

Interested in working at a reputable Solicitors Practice in Portsmouth? Then check out our vacancies below. To apply for any of the roles available please send your CV and covering letter to icohen@a2law.co.uk

Litigation Solicitor

We are actively looking to appoint an experienced Litigation Solicitor to join our Personal Injury team.

The role will involve dealing with your own caseload of fast-track and multi-track claims including RTA’s, EL, OL, Industrial injuries and Product Liability.

  • Take instructions, provide advice and representation, brief experts and counsel, attend court, tribunals, hearings etc.
  • Meet financial targets generating income for the firm.
  • To proactively communicate in writing and in person on legal matters.
  • Communicate with all departments cross selling the firms skills to existing clients where possible.
  • Undertake regular financial & file reviews with the appropriate person(s).
  • Manage the out of hour’s helpline when required.
  • Record time spent fee earning and other tasks.
  • Train and supervise other members of the team.
  • Comply with Law society/ Lexcel standards/Office manual/contract of employment.
  • Assist and be actively involved in marketing strategies.

Requirements: Qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive with a minimum of 2 – 5 years PQE.

Salary: Dependent on experience

Full-time – 37.5 hours per week

To apply for this role please send your CV and covering letter to icohen@a2law.co.uk

Legal Secretary – Personal Injury Team

We are actively looking to appoint an experienced Personal Injury Legal Secretary to join our team.

The role will involve assisting and supporting the fee earners providing exemplary secretarial services.  This role involves more than just typing and basic secretarial/admin duties, it will provide you with an opportunity to expand on your skills and knowledge by undertaking duties such as drafting court documents and preparing trial bundles and precedent H forms as well as producing documents using digital dictation and case management systems.

Previous experience as a Legal Secretary is essential; you must have a friendly and professional attitude, be adaptable and willing to take on more complex workloads, subject to training, whilst working closely with the Solicitors/Legal Executives.

The role would suit someone who is organised, works well under pressure, accurate, has an aptitude for learning and excellent attention to detail. The candidate should have strong spoken and written communication skills and must also work well independently and as part of a team in order to meet deadlines.

Candidates must be able to type at least 70 words per minute and may be required to undertake a typing & proof reading test. Excellent IT skills and experience of using Microsoft Office is essential and candidates must also possess 4 GCSE grades C or above including English and Maths.

You would be working in a friendly open plan office with 13 others and will be responsible for supporting 4 fee earners in a busy fast paced environment.

Salary: Dependent on experience

Full-time – 37.5 hours per week

To apply for this role please send your CV and covering letter to icohen@a2law.co.uk

Residential Conveyancer – Non-Contentious Team

Due to expansion, we have an excellent opportunity for a newly qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive to join our Non-Contentious team in dealing with residential conveyancing transactions. You should have the experience of managing a comprehensive case load at a good quality Firm. You must have excellent communication and organisation skills and enjoy working as part of a team.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a busy and hardworking team based on one site, with an excellent reputation for offering professional and efficient conveyancing services, with an exceedingly busy workload as a result of several panel memberships. Candidates are expected to manage caseloads from instruction to legal completion, in addition to building and maintaining effective client relationships and developing a personal client base.

Salary: Commercial rate dependant on experience

Full-time 37.5 hours per week

To apply for this role please send your CV and covering letter to icohen@a2law.co.uk

Family Solicitor / Legal Executive

Due to expansion, we have an excellent opportunity for a Solicitor or Legal Executive with a background in Family Law. You should have experience of managing a comprehensive case load, with a minimum of 5 years PQE, at a good quality Firm.

We are looking for someone with demonstrable experience of dealing and assisting with complex family law caseloads including Matrimonial, Divorce, Ancillary Relief and Children Matters. You must have excellent communication and organisation skills and enjoy working as part of a team.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a progressive busy and hardworking team in Portsmouth, with an excellent reputation for offering professional services and an exceedingly busy workload as a result of actively growing the family division of the practice.

Candidates are expected to manage their own caseloads from instruction to legal completion, in addition to building and maintaining effective client relationships.

You would be working in an open plan environment in an existing team of 12.

Salary                  Dependent on Experience & Qualifications

Location               Portsmouth

Job Type              Permanent, 37.5hrs p/w

To apply for this role please send your CV and covering letter to icohen@a2law.co.uk

Will Writer

Due to expansion, we have an excellent opportunity for a qualified Wills Writer to join our Non-Contentious team.

The successful candidate should have the experience of managing a comprehensive caseload at a good quality Firm. You must have excellent communication and organisation skills and enjoy working as part of a team.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a busy and hardworking team, with an excellent reputation for offering professional and efficient conveyancing services, with an exceedingly busy workload as a result of several panel memberships.

Candidates are expected to manage caseloads and maintaining effective client relationships and developing a personal client base. You would be working in an open plan environment.

Previous experience of Will Writing is essential.

Salary                  Dependent on Experience & Qualifications

Location               Portsmouth

Job Type              Permanent, 37.5hrs p/w

To apply for this role please send your CV and covering letter to icohen@a2law.co.uk

Paralegal – Litigation Department and Non-Contentious Department 

We are looking to recruit law graduates to work within our Litigation Team and also Non-contentious departments as a Paralegal assisting all Fee Earners in all areas of Law.

A degree in Law or equivalent is essential for this role as is the candidates drive, enthusiasm and determination to develop themselves professionally within our Firm.

The successful candidate may be provided with the opportunity to undertake the CILEx Graduate Fast-track Diploma

Salary: Dependent on experience

Full-time – 37.5 hours per week

To apply for this role please send your CV and covering letter to icohen@a2law.co.uk