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Berry Smith LLP is a business whose key resource is its people. We therefore invest a great deal of time and resources into personal development; actively encouraging training and supporting people's ideas and ambition. Our lawyers play a vital role in shaping the firm's future and are rewarded with genuine opportunities for career progression.

Our success means we are continually growing, so we are always looking out for enthusiastic and motivated people to join our team. We regularly have vacancies in a wide variety of positions, as well as opportunities for graduate trainees.

We are always interested in hearing from anyone wishing to join the firm, either in response to one of our vacancies or more speculatively for the future.

Please contact us at opportunities@berrysmith.com

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CURRENT POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Paralegal / Trainee Solicitor - Dispute Resolution Department

LOCATION:  Cardiff Office

We are looking to recruit two paralegals to join our Dispute Resolution Department based in our Cardiff Office, with a view to the successful candidates being offered a training contract after the satisfactory completion of 6 months.

Recognized by both Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners in several different practice areas, and with a number of leading individuals, the department has a diverse and rapidly expanding caseload.

Candidates must have either a law degree (class 2:1 or above) or a post-graduate diploma in law.  Completion of the LPC is essential.

Competitive Salary and benefits available to the successful candidates.

Suitable candidates must have excellent communication and organizational skills, a good attention to detail and the ability to work well as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.

To be considered for the role please email your CV and letter of application to applications@berrysmith.com  

 

JOB TITLE:  Legal Secretary

LOCATION:  Cardiff Office

Berry Smith is looking to recruit a full time experienced legal secretary to join our busy Commercial Property team.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Digital dictation typing (including correspondence and documents e.g. contracts, transfers, leases etc)
  • File opening
  • Time recording
  • Invoicing
  • Property searches
  • Land Registry on line applications
  • SDLT/LTT on line returns
  • Liaising with clients and other parties
  • Diary management
  • General administrative tasks

Required experience and attributes include:

  • At least 2 years’ experience as a legal secretary
  • At least 6 months’ experience working as part of a property team
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Fully competent in Microsoft and other software systems
  • High standard and accuracy of typing
  • Team worker and flexible

Salary: Competitive

Hours: 9.00 a.m. - 5.30 p.m. Monday to Friday with 1 hour for lunch.

Please email CV and covering letter to Babs Anderson banderson@berrysmith.com (no agencies)

 

JOB TITLE​: NQ – 2 years PQE solicitor

LOCATION:  Cardiff Office

We are seeking a NQ – 2 years PQE solicitor to join our busy Commercial Litigation Department.  Recognized by both Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners in several different practice areas, and with a number of leading individuals, the department has a diverse and rapidly expanding caseload.

You will have already gained some experience in civil litigation and will be looking to develop your career by joining our busy team.  You will be expected to take a high degree of responsibility for cases, but you will also be able to rely upon the help and support of a partner-led team.

You will be joining a highly efficient and close-knit team, so the ability to work well as part of that team is essential.

Competitive salary and benefits available.

If you are interested in this role, please send your CV to Simon Care scare@berrysmith.com