K J Smith Solicitors

Vacancies

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

We are always looking for exceptional and caring people to join our firm. We welcome direct applicants and work with a small number of select recruitment agencies. We will not be liable for recruitment agent’s commission in the event that 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. We will treat your data in accordance with our Recruitment Privacy Notice, details of which can be found here.

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

Current Vacancies

Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive (Full Time)

Location: Woodley

We have an exciting opportunity for a Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive to join the team at our busy office in Woodley.

Dependant on level of PQE, candidates will have experience of either managing or assisting with a varied caseload of Ancillary Relief and private Children Act matters. Candidates will have the ability to build longstanding and meaningful relationships with new and existing clients and the ability to work effectively and efficiently as part of a team. You will be well organised and you will display a high level of attention to detail and accuracy. Good IT skills are required and the ideal candidate will demonstrate practical knowledge of Microsoft Office and any relevant case management software. Most importantly, candidates will display a commitment to providing our clients with an outstanding level of service.

Previous candidates need not apply and introductions from agencies will only be accepted from agents on our approved agency list.

Generous package to include: discretionary and time recording related bonus schemes, private healthcare and pension benefits. Please send your application, marked for the attention of Elliot Clark, in the form of a CV and covering letter to hr@kjsmith.co.uk.

Senior Wealth Management Solicitor (Full Time)

Location: Negotiable

A rare opportunity has arisen for an experienced Wealth Management Solicitor to join our team. This opportunity would suit an ambitious Private Client lawyer with experience in all aspects of wealth management including inheritance and offshore tax planning, succession, business property relief, trusts and estate planning for mid to high net worth individuals and families.

Ideally, candidates will be STEP and ATT accredited and members of the Probate section of the Law Society and Solicitors for the Elderly. Candidates will be able to demonstrate longstanding relationships with accountants, independent financial advisers and private bankers and will have a track record of proactively seeking new avenue streams through business development initiatives and profile raising events.

Primary location is negotiable however there is a requirement for the successful candidate to work out of our Head Office in Reading for a minimum of two days per week in order to oversee our small Private Client team.

Previous candidates need not apply and introductions from agencies will only be accepted from agents on our approved agency list.

Generous package to include: discretionary and revenue related bonus schemes, private healthcare and pension benefits. Please send your application, marked for the attention of Elliot Clark, in the form of a CV and covering letter to hr@kjsmith.co.uk.

1 - 3 Year PQE Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive (Full Time)

Location: Henley

We have an exciting opportunity for a Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive to join the team at our busy office in Henley.

Dependant on level of PQE, candidates will have experience of either managing or assisting with a varied caseload of complex and high net worth Ancillary Relief and private Children Act matters. Candidates will have the ability to build longstanding and meaningful relationships with new and existing clients and the ability to work effectively and efficiently as part of a team. You will be well organised and you will display a high level of attention to detail and accuracy. Good IT skills are required and the ideal candidate will demonstrate practical knowledge of Microsoft Office and any relevant case management software. Most importantly, candidates will display a commitment to providing our clients with an outstanding level of service.

Previous candidates need not apply and introductions from agencies will only be accepted from agents on our approved agency list.

Generous package to include: discretionary and time recording related bonus schemes, private healthcare and pension benefits. Please send your application, marked for the attention of Elliot Clark, in the form of a CV and covering letter to hr@kjsmith.co.uk.

2 – 5 year PQE Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive (Full Time)

Location: Guildford

Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive required to work with the team at our beautiful office in central Guildford. With a solid background in Family Law, candidates will be required to evidence their experience in dealing with high net worth Ancillary Relief matters as well as general family matters.

Will be required to work autonomously as well as part of a busy team.

Previous candidates need not apply and introductions from agencies will only be accepted from agents on our approved agency list.

Generous package to include: discretionary and time recording related bonus schemes, private healthcare and pension benefits. Please send your application, marked for the attention of Elliot Clark, in the form of a CV and covering letter to hr@kjsmith.co.uk.

NQ-2 year PQE Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive (Full Time)

Location: Basingstoke

We have an exciting opportunity for a Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive to join the team at our busy office in Basingstoke.

Dependant on level of PQE, candidates will have experience of either managing or assisting with a varied caseload of Ancillary Relief and private Children Act matters. Candidates will have the ability to build longstanding and meaningful relationships with new and existing clients and the ability to work effectively and efficiently as part of a team. You will be well organised and you will display a high level of attention to detail and accuracy. Good IT skills are required and the ideal candidate will demonstrate practical knowledge of Microsoft Office and any relevant case management software. Most importantly, candidates will display a commitment to providing our clients with an outstanding level of service.

Previous candidates need not apply and introductions from agencies will only be accepted from agents on our approved agency list.

Generous package to include: discretionary and time recording related bonus schemes, private healthcare and pension benefits. Please send your application, marked for the attention of Elliot Clark, in the form of a CV and covering letter to hr@kjsmith.co.uk.

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 Cross Keys,
18 Wycombe End,
Beaconsfield,
Buckinghamshire,
HP9 1NB
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 Second 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