K J Smith Solicitors

Vacancies

We are always looking for talented staff to join our team.

We are looking for exceptional and caring people to join our firm. We welcome direct applicants and work with a small number of select recruitment agencies only.  We will not be liable for recruitment agent’s commission in the event we are approached directly by a candidate whose CV was sent to us speculatively by an agent we have not contracted with.

If you would like to apply for any of our vacancies, please send an email with your CV and covering letter to hr@kjsmith.co.uk.

Regrettably due to the sensitive nature of our work we are not able to offer work experience placements.

Current Vacancies

Associate Solicitor / Chartered Legal Executive (8+ years PQE)

Location: Reading

A confident and motivated Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive (8-10 years PQE) with a solid background and commitment to family law is required to join our busy and established team based at our Head Office.

The ideal candidate will be a Resolution Member and perhaps an accredited mediator but will nevertheless be comfortable working with high-net worth Ancillary Relief, TOLATA disputes and Children Act matters. Candidates should be achieving Level 4 of the SRA’s Competence Statement.

Generous package to include: bonus, life assurance, private healthcare and pension benefits. Please send your applications in the form of a CV and covering letter to hr@kjsmith.co.uk.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Paralegal

Location: All Offices

Must be an individual with relevant experience who would be able to “hit the ground running” in assisting a busy office with a fast moving caseload of Divorce, private Children Act and Ancillary Relief matters. The vacancy is for a junior fee earner supporting a team of solicitors.

The ideal candidate will possess excellent customer relations skills and be administratively self-supporting.

Candidates should be detail orientated with a respect and understanding of the regulations governing the legal profession, as well as being a competent user of IT. This role will suit someone with a strong desire to further their career in family law.

Generous package to include: bonus, life assurance, private healthcare and pension benefits. Please send your applications in the form of a CV and covering letter to hr@kjsmith.co.uk.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Solicitor (3-7 years PQE)

Location: Guildford and Basingstoke

We require confident and motivated Solicitors or Chartered Legal Executives with backgrounds solely in family law to join the busy teams at our Guildford and Basingstoke offices. The ideal candidates will be Resolution Members and whilst accredited mediators are desired, this is not essential.

Candidates should be confident working with high-net worth Ancillary Relief, TOLATA disputes and Children Act matters, and should be achieving Level 3 of the SRA’s Competence Statement and working towards Level 4.

Generous package to include: bonus, life assurance, private healthcare and pension benefits. Please send your applications in the form of a CV and covering letter to hr@kjsmith.co.uk.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Private Client Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive (2-5 years PQE)

Location: Reading

A confident and motivated Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive with a background in Private Client is required to join a busy Private Client Team. 

This Team is based at Woodley although the candidate would be required to assist the Head of Department in servicing the needs of all our locations and must therefore possess a clean and full drivers licence or have access to reliable transport. 

Candidates should be confident with all areas of Private Client work including Wills, LPA’s, Probate and Deputyship.  Candidates should ideally be STEP members or working towards accreditation. Additionally, candidates will be required to evidence they are achieving Level 3 of the SRA Competency Statement and be committed to working towards Level 4.

Generous package to include: bonus, life assurance, private healthcare and pension benefits. Please send your applications in the form of a CV and covering letter to hr@kjsmith.co.uk.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Our Locations

K J Smith Solicitors - Abingdon Office Suite 6, First Floor,
Merchant House,
5 East St. Helen Street,
Abingdon, OX14 5EG
T: 01235 375500
K J Smith Solicitors - Basingstoke Office First Floor,
26 London Street,
Basingstoke,
Hampshire,
RG21 7PG
T: 01256 584000
K J Smith Solicitors - Beaconsfield Office 1st Floor, Beaconsfield MSA,
M40, J2, A355 Windsor Drive,
Beaconsfield,
Buckinghamshire,
HP9 2SE
T: 01494 629000
K J Smith Solicitors - Guildford Office Parallel House,
32 London Road,
Guildford,
Surrey,
GU1 2AB
T: 01483 370100
K J Smith Solicitors - Henley-on-Thames Office 33-35 Station Road,
Henley-on-Thames,
Oxfordshire,
RG9 1AT
T: 01491 630000
K J Smith Solicitors - London Office 4th Floor,
218 The Strand,
London,
WC2R 1AT
T: 020 7070 0330
K J Smith Solicitors - Reading Office 5-7 Headley Road,
Woodley,
Reading,
RG5 4JB
T: 0118 418 1000
K J Smith Solicitors - Windsor Office Castle Hill House,
12 Castle Hill,
Windsor,
Berkshire,
SL4 1PD
T: 01753 325000