Bishop & Sewell

We seek high calibre individuals looking to build their legal career at Bishop & Sewell, with the drive and ambition to propel our business forward. As we expand, there is an opportunity to shape the future of the firm.

We operate an open and honest culture where career progression is based on merit.
All of our current legal, professional management and training contract vacancies are listed below.

Current Vacancies

 

Commercial Property Paralegal

Bishop & Sewell LLP is a commercial law firm based in Central London.  We are looking to recruit a paralegal to assist in the Commercial Property team (with an element of residential property).

The position ideally requires someone who has property paralegal experience.  The post will involve providing administrative support for the team covering a wide range of  commercial conveyancing to include plot sales, investment purchases, developer purchase and sales, lease renewals and general landlord and tenant work, some residential conveyancing including general advice on leases, preparing SDLT and  HM Land Registry applications and post completion work.  Applicants must have excellent written and spoken English, good typing skills and be generally IT literate.

Applicants should apply with a CV and covering letter to Louise Moyles – lmoyles@bishopandsewell.co.uk  The closing date for applications is 12 March 2020.  Because of the large volume of CVs that we receive we will only be able to respond directly to those called to interview however, we wish to thank all applicants in advance for their interest in Bishop & Sewell LLP.

Leasehold Reform / Landlord & Tenant Solicitors – Full-time, Permanent

The award-winning leasehold reform team at Bishop & Sewell LLP continues to go from strength to strength. We are always looking for excellent people to join our growing team. In particular, if you are a 2-5 year qualified solicitor with a following and would like to talk to us, then please contact Louise Moyles – lmoyles@bishopandsewell.co.uk in confidence to discuss further. We are always pleased to hear from specialist practitioners in this area.

As we continue to grow our business we are particularly keen to hear from senior fee earners with a following who are looking for an excellent platform from which to service their existing client needs, or who may want the opportunity to refer or work syngergistically with a dynamic Central London law firm.

We are able to offer flexible working arrangements and remote working technology for the right people. This opportunity may particularly suit a more senior fee earner looking to wind down a practice or to hand work on in a mutually beneficial way, or those who want to work part-time. We offer a commission on work introduced and we have an excellent office environment and support team. We are particularly keen to hear from fee earners with a commercial or property following but will consider applications from any work area that fits with our overall business objectives.

Float/PA

We are looking to appoint a Float/PA. The role will be to act as a float within our growing business. We are looking to appoint a qualified senior secretary with a broad range of skills. The role will involve working with a number of senior leads within the firm and reporting directly to the head of resources.

Previous experience of working in a law firm in a legal secretarial capacity is mandatory. Knowledge and experience of working in Property, Family, Litigation, Company and Commercial and Employment is required.

For further details please see the full job description, to apply please contact Louise Moyles of our HR department.

Legal Secretary

We are looking to appoint a qualified legal secretary. The role will be within our Landlord and Tenant team and will involve assisting with a period of short-term cover initially. The successful candidate may also work for other teams within our business.

The role may suit a recently qualified legal secretary, although we will also consider applications from people with relevant previous legal secretarial experience.  Previous knowledge or experience of working in leasehold reform is not essential, but an interest in or awareness of our work in this area will be an advantage. Other relevant experience in the property field will also be an advantage.

For further details please see the full job description, to apply please contact Louise Moyles of our HR department.

Business Development Manager (part-time)

 Can you work creatively and get things done?       

Bishop & Sewell Solicitors LLP is a successful and growing law firm, providing a full range of personal and business services to small-medium sized companies, family trusts and high net worth individuals.

The firm employs around c100 people, based in offices in Russell Square, London. We are looking for a part-time, 3 days a week Business Development Manager – reporting to the firm’s Marketing Partner, and working alongside a Marketing Communications Manager. You will receive support and guidance, but the role provides a significant degree of autonomous responsibility.

As such, we are looking for someone who is mature in outlook, able to work on their own and get things done, as well as in a team.

Please click here for the full job-description.

To apply for the role please send your CV to Louise Moyles – lmoyles@bishopandsewell.co.uk

Agencies

The firm does not accept any unsolicited applications. All CVs must be directed to the HR Department (lmoyles@bishopndsewell.co.uk). We deal with a limited number of agencies who are on our preferred supplier’s list. If you send a CV via any other way and are not on our preferred supplier’s list, the firm will not accept the CV you have referred to us.

Applications

Due to the large volume of applications that we receive we will only be able to acknowledge those applications where we wish to proceed to interview.

We are an equal opportunities employer and are glad to receive applications from anyone, regardless of age, gender, race, sexual orientation or disability. View our current Diversity Data here: Bishop Sewell LLP – SRA Legal Diversity 2019 – Survey Report

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