Want to join the team? We’re always on the lookout for dynamic individuals to join us at SO Legal and have a range of opportunities at our Eastbourne, Brighton and Uckfield offices for the right candidates.
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Browse our current vacancies below and get in touch to apply.
Legal Accounts Manager
We are seeking an experienced Legal Accounts Manager to work from our head office in Eastbourne.
The candidate must have full working knowledge of Solicitors Accounts Rules. The Legal Accounts Manager will:
- Manage and maintain the firm’s financial reporting
- Ensure accurate and timely processing of transactions
- Set up and deal with payments and bookkeeping
- Ensure timely reporting of all monthly financial information
- Ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close
- Carry out monthly and quarterly bank compliance activities
- Deal with account reconciliation
- Support budgetting and forecasting activities
- Respond to enquiries from Directors
For more information, email Hamed Ovaisi
Commercial Property & Development Solicitor
We’re looking for a Commercial Property and Development Solicitor to join our growing team.
The person needs to be senior and knowledgeable of development, including
- JV agreements
- Promotion agreements
- and other contracts relevant to development.
General commercial property law if also a bonus but primarily development law if what we require. Great salary and career prospects with a firm with 3 (soon to be 4) offices!
Please get in touch with firstname.lastname@example.org if you are looking to join a modern, refreshing, non-traditional, busy and expanding practice.
Office and HR Manager – Eastbourne
We are seeking an experienced Office and HR manager to take on the role of organising of people, information and other resources to meet the needs of a dynamic, vibrant and growing team.
The role will require the organisation and management of all administrative activities that facilitate the smooth running of the office, including:
- development and implementation of administrative systems
- budget management and office expenditure
- office, building and equipment maintenance
- oversight of induction, training and development of new and existing staff
- management of staff appraisal process, performance and discipline
- regulatory work and other business requirements
Commercial / Corporate Solicitor – Brighton
We are looking for a corporate and commercial solicitor to deal with a wide range of corporate transactional work, general corporate work, commercial contracts, terms and conditions, shareholders’ and partnership agreements and company related matters.
The candidate will enjoy networking and business development and assist all members of the commercial and litigation team with company and commercial related matters. A following would be advantageous as will a desire to build a referral base. A dynamic and motivated attitude is essential as is a willingness to work with modern legal technology.
4 years plus PQE preferable. Ideally, the candidate would have links to the local area but this is not necessary. A following and a proven billing record would also be desirable. To be based in our Brighton office.
Residential Property Lawyer – Eastbourne, Uckfield and Brighton
We’re looking for a residential property lawyer (CILEX, Licensed Conveyancer, experienced Conveyancing Executive) to work in our vibrant Eastbourne office. A dynamic and motivated attitude is essential as is a willingness to work with modern legal technology. Ideally somebody with at least 2 years’ experience handling their own case load of residential property matters.
To start immediately. This is a very good opportunity to take the next step in your legal career and to work in a progressive and growing firm.
General Litigation / Employment Solicitor – Brighton
SO Legal are looking for a driven and dynamic solicitor specialising in Litigation and Employment with 3+ years PQE to start immediately in our new, modern Brighton office. The candidate will have experience in litigation, property litigation, general litigation work and employment work.
The ideal candidate will enjoy networking, working with cutting-edge technology and have a desire to work in an innovative environment. Business development and networking skills are essential for this role – this person should be key in the success of the Brighton office, and should build relationships with a view to developing the firm across the county and online.
Links to the local area would be advantageous, as would a following and a proven billing record, but the not essential for the right candidate.
Private Client Lawyer – Eastbourne, Uckfield and Brighton
We’re inviting a Private Client lawyer (CILEx or Solicitor) with 2yrs+ PQE to join our growing teams across Sussex. To deal with all aspects of private client work including Probate, Wills, Trusts, LPAs, etc. To start immediately.
Commercial Property Solicitor – Brighton and Uckfield
SO Legal is looking for a Commercial Property Solicitor with 2-5 years PQE. The ideal candidate should be driven, capable of working with modern technology and will have a good knowledge of commercial property matters including Landlord & Tenant law, leases, freehold sales and purchases, transfers of part, deeds of variation and asset-based business sales and purchases (small business sales and purchases).
To join our new Brighton or Uckfield office. Ideally, the candidate would have links to the local areas but this is not necessary. A following and a proven billing record would also be desirable.
Trainee Solicitor – Eastbourne / Brighton
This is an opportunity to train within a distinctive law firm amongst successful solicitors and business people. The chosen candidate will have their LPC and a law degree, preferably achieving 2:1. It is one year practical training on legal procedure. A hard-working, dynamic person who is eager to learn and wants to join a law firm using cutting-edge technology and excels within business development.