Career Opportunities

Waldrons Solicitors are always on the lookout for skilled and talented individuals to join our team.

We work in a wide range of specialisms, so please get in touch if you are interested in working with Waldrons.

Career opportunities will appear below when we are actively recruiting.

We have some great opportunities for both Fee Earners and Support Staff, vacancies are set across all of our offices with an ultimate aim to grow the company.

If you are interested in joining a forward-thinking, growing company, please get in touch.

To apply for any current vacancies please contact our HR Manager, Esther Withers at: Esther.Withers@waldrons.co.uk

Join Our Team at Waldrons Solicitors!

Are you a Newly Qualified Solicitor with a passion for Commercial Property law? Waldrons Solicitors is excited to welcome a talented and dedicated professional to our esteemed Commercial Property team at our Merry Hill Branch.

Position: Newly Qualified Solicitor
Location: Merry Hill Branch
Employment Type: Full-time

About Us:
Waldrons Solicitors is a renowned law firm committed to providing exceptional legal services to our clients. With a rich history and a forward-thinking approach, we pride ourselves on our collaborative and supportive work environment.

Role Overview:
As a Newly Qualified Solicitor in our Commercial Property team, you will play a crucial role in delivering high-quality legal advice and services to our diverse clientele. You will have the opportunity to work on a variety of commercial property matters, including acquisitions, disposals, leases, and development projects.

Key Requirements:

  • Newly Qualified Solicitor: You must be newly qualified and have completed your training contract.
  • Commercial Experience: At least 1 year of your training contract should have been spent in the commercial department, ideally with a focus on commercial property law.
  • Strong Legal Acumen: Demonstrate excellent knowledge of commercial property law and the ability to handle complex legal issues.
  • Client-Focused: Commitment to delivering outstanding client service with strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Team Player: Ability to work effectively as part of a dynamic team, while also managing individual caseloads efficiently.

What We Offer:

  • Career Development: Continuous professional development opportunities and a clear pathway for career progression.
  • Supportive Environment: Work in a collaborative, friendly, and supportive team atmosphere.
  • Competitive Remuneration: Attractive salary package and benefits.
  • Work-Life Balance: Emphasis on maintaining a healthy work-life balance.

How to Apply:
If you are a proactive, ambitious, and client-focused solicitor looking to advance your career in commercial property law, we would love to hear from you. Please send your CV and a covering letter via email to Esther Withers, Head of HR and Compliance, at esther.withers@waldrons.co.uk by the end of June 2024.

Join Waldrons Solicitors and take the next step in your legal career

Waldrons Solicitors is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Join Our Team as a Legal Secretary – Non-Contentious

Are you a dedicated Legal Secretary looking for an exciting opportunity to thrive in a dynamic environment? Look no further! Waldrons Solicitors, Merry Hill Branch is seeking a skilled individual to join our Non-Contentious Team as a full-time Legal Secretary.  Non-Contentious includes Commercial Property, Private Client, Corporate, Employment and Telecoms.

About Us: At Waldrons Solicitors, we pride ourselves on delivering exceptional legal services with a personal touch. Or Merry Hill  Branch is home to a passionate team committed to excellence in Non-Contentious areas of work. We value teamwork, professionalism, and client satisfaction above all else.

The Role: As a Legal Secretary within our Team, you’ll play a pivotal role in supporting fee earners in a close-knit, medium sized team environment. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing comprehensive secretarial support, including diary management, drafting correspondence, and maintaining accurate records.
  • Assisting with the preparation of legal documents.
  • Liaising with clients, solicitors, and other stakeholders to facilitate smooth transactions.
  • Managing incoming communications, including phone calls and emails, and ensuring timely responses.
  • Undertaking general administrative tasks to support the efficient functioning of the team.

Requirements: To excel in this role, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a Legal Secretary.
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite and excellent typing skills.
  • Strong organizational skills with keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple deadlines effectively.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Legal experience or relevant qualifications would be advantageous but not essential.

Why Join Us:

  • Opportunity to work within a reputable firm known for its commitment to excellence.
  • Supportive work environment with opportunities for growth and professional development.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience.
  • Convenient location with easy access to transport links and amenities.

How to Apply: If you’re ready to take the next step in your career as a Legal Secretary and become part of our dedicated team, we’d love to hear from you! Please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role to Esther Withers, Head of HR & Compliance via email esther.withers@waldrons.co.uk.

Join us at Waldrons Solicitors Merry Hill Branch and be part of a team that values integrity, professionalism, and client satisfaction above all else. We look forward to welcoming you on board!

Are you an experienced Private Client Solicitor or Legal Executive seeking a rewarding opportunity to further your career? Look no further!

Our prestigious law firm is currently seeking a dynamic individual with a minimum of 2 years PQE to join our dedicated team.

Position: Private Client Solicitor or Legal Executive
Location: Merry Hill Branch (with regular visits to Dudley and Kingswinford offices)
Employment Type: Full-time, with the possibility of one day working from home
Experience Required: 2+ years PQE
Specialization: Wills, LPAs, Estates, and Trusts

About Us:
At Waldrons Solicitors, we pride ourselves on delivering exceptional legal services tailored to our clients’ needs. With a commitment to professionalism and client satisfaction, we have established ourselves as a leading firm in the industry.

Key Responsibilities:
• Manage a varied caseload of Private Client matters including drafting wills, LPAs, administering estates, and managing trusts.
• Provide expert legal advice and guidance to clients, ensuring their objectives are met efficiently and effectively.
• Conduct home visits as necessary to accommodate client preferences and needs.
• Collaborate closely with colleagues across different offices to ensure seamless service delivery.

Requirements:
• Qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive with a minimum of 2 years PQE in Private Client law.
• Solid experience in handling Wills, LPAs, Estates, and Trusts matters independently.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build rapport with clients and colleagues alike.
• Excellent organizational abilities and attention to detail.
• Flexibility to work from multiple office locations and conduct home visits as required.

What We Offer:
• Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
• Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
• Supportive work environment with a collaborative team culture.
• Flexible working arrangements, including one day per week working from home.
• Financial Bonus

If you are a dedicated and skilled Private Client Solicitor or Legal Executive looking for a new challenge, we would love to hear from you! Join us in providing exceptional legal services and making a difference in the lives of our clients.

To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this role to Esther Withers, Head of HR & Compliance via email esther.withers@waldrons.co.uk

Waldrons Solicitors is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Staff Benefits

Competitive Salaries Across all of our roles, we take pride in offering competitive salaries.
Financial Bonuses All of our staff – lawyers and non-lawyers – are eligible to qualify for regular financial bonuses.
Generous Holidays We offer 23 days’ holiday per year plus all bank holidays plus Christmas Closure.
Christmas Closure Our offices are closed over the Christmas period, and the extra days don’t affect your holiday allowance.
Bonus Holidays All of our staff – lawyers and non-lawyers – are eligible to qualify for bonus holiday days every year.
Long Service Staff who have been with us for more than 5 years get an extra day’s holiday, which is added to every 5 years.
Shopping Discounts Our employees have access to staff discounts at a number of local stores.
Working From Home The majority of our staff work from home on a regular basis. We’re mindful of the need for a good work-life balance.
Flexi Working Many of our staff regularly take advantage of flexible working, changing their days and hours to suit.
Refer An Employee If you already work for us, and refer someone who we hire, cash bonuses of up to £1,000 are available.
Mental Health We have a team of Mental Health First Aiders, with regular Mental Health training provided for those staff.
Discounted Legal Fees Our employees are able to take advantage of discounted legal fees for any legal matters they need help with.
Pension Scheme We offer a standard pension scheme with company contributions, as well as access to regular Pension Reviews with a Financial Advisor.
Junior Lawyers Our Junior Lawyers engage and help out with a number of Community, Social and Environmental Projects.
Social Events We provide for regular staff social events, where staff can get together over some food and drinks.
Charity Initiatives We regularly take part in charitable events and encourage our staff to raise awareness of causes that matter to them. Our current chose charity is Wild Acre Rescue.

We are proud of:

33% A third of our staff have been with the company for more than 10 years
60% of our staff have been with the company for more than 5 years
60% of our staff work from home on a regular basis
FREE Free Will and No Solicitors Fees for Moving Home once you’ve been here for 12 months
32 days’ holiday (plus bank holidays) if you’ve been here for five years and hit your targets

Love my role. Love working at Waldrons. Love the variety of work. Love being busy. Love using my skills & expertise.

– What our staff say about us

Staff are friendly to work with and the work is rewarding when goals are achieved. The department I work in is good to work with and hard work is recognised.

– What our staff say about us

I enjoy my role and love the people that I work with. I am grateful of the flexibility to work from home and also come into the office and that I am able to start earlier or later / finish earlier or later when working from home to assist with the numerous appointments that I have to attend.

– What our staff say about us

Working in a good team with good support. Being given more responsibility and feel listened to when I have any concerns.

– What our staff say about us

I think we have a really good team. The work is varied and interesting and technology and systems is better than anywhere else I have worked.

– What our staff say about us

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Notice for Recruitment Agents

It’s important to Waldrons that we get the right candidate for the right job and so we tailor our recruitment process accordingly. We aim to recruit high calibre individuals who are looking for a career at Waldrons where we can add value to them and they can add value to us and our clients.

Whilst we actively work with recruitment agents to fulfil this aim, we do so by invitation only. We will look to agree mutually acceptable terms prior to you being actively engaged in the recruitment process. If you would like to discuss the possibility of working with us, in this way, on specific recruitment projects then please contact our HR Manager on 01384 811 811.

We do not accept speculative CVs and would request that you work with us by only sending us CVs when we have requested you to do so. Our posting of a vacancy on our website is not an invitation for agents to send CVs in relation to that role, unless the agency has been specifically appointed to assist us in that recruitment process.

Please note that if you do send us a speculative or unsolicited CV then we will treat it as an unconditional free gift and our property. We will not be liable to pay your fees should we choose to contact the candidate directly and engage them. Please also note that if you send a speculative or unsolicited CV, that in no way establishes your right to representation of that candidate nor entitlement to any fee or other remuneration should we subsequently receive a CV for the same candidate, directly from the candidate or from another agent we have engaged in the recruitment process.

If you choose to send us an unsolicited or speculative CV,  by doing so you are agreeing to the terms above which shall apply to the exclusion of any other terms you may seek to impose in the contract between us. Any such contract shall be governed by the laws of England and the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to any dispute arising from these terms.

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