LEGAL VACANCIES



We are always on the look out for lawyers who can further develop our high quality service, grow the profitability of the firm and share their knowledge and best practice with colleagues.

If you are interested in one of the vacancies listed below, please apply by clicking on the appropriate link:

SENIOR ASSOCIATE / PARTNER - CHARITIES - ANY OFFICE

ASSOCIATE / COMMERCIAL - DERBY

SOLICITOR OR CILEX / COMMERCIAL PROPERTY - DERBY

PARALEGAL / COMMERCIAL PROPERTY NETWORKS - NOTTINGHAM

SOLICITOR / LEGAL EXECUTIVE - COMMERCIAL PROPERTY NETWORKS (UKPN) - NOTTINGHAM

ASSOCIATE / INFRASTRUCTURE & CONSTRUCTION - CARDIFF

NQ COMMERCIAL PROPERTY SOLICITOR OR CILEX - DERBY

ASSOCIATE/SENIOR ASSOCIATE - COMMERCIAL PROPERTY - CARDIFF

PARALEGAL - CORPORATE - NOTTINGHAM

PARALEGAL / LEGAL EXECUTIVE - COMMERCIAL PROPERTY - NOTTINGHAM


Benefits

In addition to our competitive salaries, high quality work and supportive culture we also offer our employees a range of benefits. The exact benefits you would receive depend on your position, but can include the following:

  • Contributory pension, matched up to 5% after probation
  • 25 days holiday (an additional day is awarded after 3, 5, 10, 15 and 20 years’ service). As part of our flexible benefits scheme we also offer the option to purchase up to 5 more days annually through salary sacrifice
  • Life assurance: 3 x basic annual salary
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay, after qualifying period
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Professional subscriptions paid
  • Free parking (Nottingham and Derby)
  • NCP parking discount (Cardiff)
  • Discounted gym memberships (Cardiff)
  • Confidential Employee Assistance Programme
  • Permanent Health Insurance
  • BUPA health cover (Associate and above)
  • Discount with Wales Millennium Centre – Supporters Staff Card (Cardiff)
  • Opportunity to join our active Sports and Social Committee and Corporate Responsibility Team.

How To Apply

To apply, please email a copy of your current CV together with a covering letter to recruitment@geldards.com. If you have any queries regarding our current vacancies please contact the HR team on 029 2039 1777.

Information for agencies

With the aid of our strong reputation, Geldards endeavours to fill vacancies directly and are therefore unable to accept speculative CV’s from agencies. Where we are unable to recruit directly, we operate strictly within a preferred suppliers list with whom we have worked hard to build strong relationships.

We politely ask that you refrain from approaching any of our staff directly and that all recruitment queries and communication must come through our HR department. CV’s not received directly by the HR Department will not be considered as formal introductions to the Firm and responsibility will not be taken for any fees or terms associated with that submission either at that time or at any point in the future.

Thank you for your understanding.


CURRENT VACANCIES



Associate/Senior Associate – Commercial Property

Cardiff

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Associate or Senior Associate to join our Commercial Property team in Cardiff.

TThe successful candidate will provide legal advice and guidance to commercial clients across a full spectrum of commercial property matters. Including, but not limited to; advising on freehold and leasehold transactions, drafting and negotiating contracts relating to the client’s matter, preparing reports on file and researching points as required.

  • Highly experienced in all aspects of the law relating to commercial property
  • 4 – 7 years PQE
  • Confidentiality
  • Excellent IT skills
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to use own initiative and work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work in team framework
  • To be able to project a professional image and deal confidently with clients
  • Always work in a cross functional manner as is necessary to meet the Company goals.
BENEFITS & HOW TO APPLY >>

NQ COMMERCIAL PROPERTY SOLICITOR OR CILEX

Derby

We are currently seeking a newly qualified lawyer to join our busy Commercial Property team in Derby.

The successful candidate will provide legal advice and guidance to commercial clients across a full spectrum of commercial property matters. Including, but not limited to;

  • advising on freehold and leasehold transactions
  • drafting and negotiating contracts relating to the client’s matter
  • preparing reports on file and researching points as required
  • responding to client queries as appropriate

The ideal candidate will be NQ - 2 years PQE Solicitor.

BENEFITS & HOW TO APPLY >>

COMMERCIAL PROPERTY SOLICITOR

Derby

We are currently seeking a qualified lawyer to join our busy Commercial Property team in Derby.

The successful candidate will provide legal advice and guidance to commercial clients across a full spectrum of commercial property matters. Including, but not limited to;

  • advising on freehold and leasehold transactions
  • drafting and negotiating contracts relating to the client’s matter
  • preparing reports on file and researching points as required
  • responding to client queries as appropriate

The ideal candidate will be 1- 4 years PQE Solicitor

BENEFITS & HOW TO APPLY >>

ASSOCIATE – INFRASTRUCTURE & CONSTRUCTION

Cardiff

Our busy Infrastructure & Construction team in Cardiff are recruiting for an Associate. The ideal candidate will be around 4-5 years PQE or equivalent in the case of a qualified Legal Executive.

Candidates must have relevant experience and enthusiasm for work on infrastructure and construction projects including waste, energy, real estate support, public sector procurement, PPP, funding (both public and private).

The position would suit a candidate with this, primarily, non contentious experience but some knowledge of Adjudication would be helpful.

The teams’ caseload is continuously increasing and this is a rare and exciting opportunity for a Solicitor to be involved in a rapidly expanding, highly motivated team in a top ranking regional practice. As such, the ideal candidate will have enthusiasm for both individual and team development.

 

BENEFITS & HOW TO APPLY >>


SOLICITOR/LEGAL EXECUTIVE - NETWORKS – UKPN 

Nottingham

We are currently seeking a Solicitor/Legal Executive to join our successful and continuously growing Networks team.

Based in Nottingham and working within the Networks (UKPN) section of the Commercial Property department, the successful candidate will manage a significant caseload of all types of Commercial Property transactions including easements and general land law issues for electricity industry clients. Significant experience of this type of work is essential.

The ideal candidate should have a keen interest in Commercial Property and a genuine desire to be part of a growing team. We are seeking candidates with a strong client focus and proven organisation skills who will take a pragmatic approach to their cases.

Extensive experience in conveyancing is essential and knowledge of the utilities industry would be desirable.

Whilst this is a qualified role, we would also be interested in receiving applications from candidates who are approaching qualification.

BENEFITS & HOW TO APPLY >>


PARALEGAL / COMMERCIAL PROPERTY NETWORKS

Nottingham

Are you a recent graduate seeking your first position with a highly reputable firm in Nottingham?

Geldards are currently seeking a bright and enthusiastic LLB / GDL / LPC graduate to join our supportive, growing Commercial Property team. The position will be in a nice area of the practice that works with a large national utilities client.

The team is made up of specialists and you will be given the opportunity to run your own caseload, whilst having the support and guidance of more experienced fee earners. Duties will include:

  • Dealing with instructions through to post-completion matters under supervision;
  • Processing own files and advising clients;
  • Drafting contract documents and accompanying documentation relevant to the conveyancing procedure; and
  • Dealing with enquiries raised on behalf of clients and solicitors acting for seller/buyer.

Applicants must possess a Law degree or equivalent qualification. Experience of working with conveyancing processes and procedures would be advantageous but not essential. In return we offer the opportunity for the chosen candidates to gain an insight into a niche area of our practice and the opportunity to develop legal skills and knowledge.

BENEFITS & HOW TO APPLY >>

Senior Associate / Associate Partner – Charities

Cardiff / Derby / Nottingham / Ilkeston / London

An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Associate / Associate Partner to join our Corporate team. The position can be based at any of the Geldards offices. This is a rare and exciting opportunity to work with some of the UK’s largest charities. The position will involve providing legal advice and guidance to clients with regard to a full spectrum of law relating to charities and social enterprises. In addition, the role will include the management and development of team members as well as aiding the development of new business in the charities and social enterprise sector nationally.

The ideal candidate will be no fewer than 6 years and ideally over 10 years PQE and will have extensive Charity & Social Enterprise experience, most desirably within a corporate and commercial field. The candidate will be able to demonstrate strong or developing leadership skills.


SOLICITOR or CILEX - COMMERCIAL PROPERTY

Derby



We are currently seeking a qualified lawyer to join our busy Commercial Property team in Derby.

The successful candidate will provide legal advice and guidance to commercial clients across a full spectrum of commercial property matters. Including, but not limited to;

  • advising on freehold and leasehold transactions
  • drafting and negotiating contracts relating to the client’s matter
  • preparing reports on file and researching points as required
  • responding to client queries as appropriate

The ideal candidate will be 1- 2 years PQE Solicitor or an NQ with significant pre-qualification experience in Commercial Property.

Benefits & How To Apply >>


PARALEGAL - CORPORATE

Nottingham

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and driven Paralegal into our busy Corporate team in Derby. You will be a key player in the servicing of clients’ needs and assisting senior Lawyers with the smooth running of our Corporate practice. You will be given as much responsibility as you feel comfortable with and will be involved in a variety of Corporate matters.

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, able to organise and co-ordinate well and be able to work under pressure. We are also looking for someone with excellent communication skills and who has a high attention to detail. Corporate experience is not necessary but experience working in a legal environment and enthusiasm for Corporate law is essential. The successful candidate will have a Law degree.

This role will be based in the Nottingham office but will be supporting the wider team across our East Midlands offices

For more information or to apply for the position, please send an up to date CV along with your notice period and salary requirements to recruitment@Geldards.com

BENEFITS & HOW TO APPLY >>


PARALEGAL / LEGAL EXECUTIVE - COMMERCIAL PROPERTY

Nottingham

We are seeking to recruit a full time Paralegal or Legal Executive within the Commercial Property practice based at our Nottingham office. This is a key role in ensuring the smooth running of the team in order to meet the needs of our clients.

The ideal applicants will be self-motivated, able to organise and co-ordinate well, be able to work under pressure, possess excellent communication skills and have high attention to detail.

You will be involved in a variety of tasks to assist senior lawyers with client assignments. This will include, organising and attending meetings, taking notes, drafting, managing and reviewing contracts and other documents.

There will also be a requirement to keep abreast of technical and commercial updates through legal research, and to communicate the same to the team. In addition you will participate in a variety of business development activities.

For more information or to apply for the position, please send an up to date CV along with your notice period and salary requirements to recruitment@Geldards.com

BENEFITS & HOW TO APPLY >>

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RECRUITMENT ASSISTANT

Finola Neligan

FINOLA NELIGAN

Recruitment Assistant, Cardiff

+44 (0)29 2039 1790
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HEAD OF HR

Melissa Moran

MELISSA MORAN

Head of HR, Cardiff

+44 (0)29 2039 1777
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