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Legal Jobs in Leeds

Based in the centre of Leeds, BCL Legal specialise exclusively in legal recruitment and have extensive knowledge of the recruitment needs of the legal profession in Yorkshire both in private practice and in house. 

BCL Legal recruit for a wide selection of paralegal and solicitor jobs in Leeds and our specialist consultants are happy to offer advice and guidance to lawyers thinking about the next step in their legal career. 

Showing the most recent 125 jobs in Leeds and West Yorkshire

Employment Paralegal

  • £18000.00 - £24000.00

Employment Paralegal

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Employment paralegal to join a leading national firm, to be based in their Manchester city centre office. The firm are looking to recruit a paralegal with experience handling Employment Tribunal litigation.

This is an excellent opportunity to work within a highly regarded Employment team, so please do apply if you are keen to take a step up.

Private Client Solicitor or Legal Executive

  • £30000.00 - £36000.00

An experienced Private Client Solicitor or Legal Executive is required to join a highly regarded firm in Wakefield to handle a full caseload of Private Client matters. You will have experience dealing with a full range of Private Client matters to include wills, probate, trust and estate administration and lasting powers of attorney.

Paralegal - 6 month Fixed Term Contract - In-House Secondment

  • £18000.00 - £22000.00

Paralegal required for a National practice In-House Secondment with major Leeds client. This is a rare and fantastic opportunity for a motivated paralegal with a desire to drive their legal career forward and gain invaluable experience. This really is a unique opportunity at this stage in your career to be placed on an in-house secondment for a national practice. Dealing with employment, commercial, IP and litigation work.

Residential Conveyancing Fee Earner

  • £20000.00 - £30000.00

The firm, which is led by a team of highly experienced and well recognised conveyancing specialists, prides itself on providing an exceptional service to its clients. Through hard work and reputation, it has established itself as one of Yorkshire's leading conveyancing specialist firms. Due to an increase in instructions, the firm is looking to recruit a number of experienced conveyancers.

Conveyancing Assistant

  • £15000.00 - £18000.00

Long established, highly reputable and multi disciplinary firm with offices nationally is looking to recruit a conveyancing assistant to join its residential property team in West Yorkshire. This Legal 500 listed law firm has a long standing reputation for providing legal services to both private and commercial clients nationally. The residential property team is now recruiting a conveyancing assistant to assist a fee earner with a caseload of conveyancing transactions.

Residential Property Solicitor or Legal Executive

  • Negotiable

One of the UK's most successful law firms is recruiting a residential property solicitor, legal executive or licensed conveyancer to join its highly reputable residential property team in West Yorkshire. The firm is a multi award winning, Top 100 leading law firm with offices across the UK. The conveyancing department acts on behalf of all the major lender panels and offers a quality driven, volume service nationally.

Conveyancer

  • £20000.00 - £30000.00

Conveyancer - Leeds

Leading accredited panel law firm, which operates nationally is recruiting a qualified conveyancer to join its newly established and fast growing residential conveyancing team based in Leeds city centre

Conveyancing Assistant

  • £14000.00 - £18000.00

Highly regarded law firm based in West Yorkshire is recruiting a conveyancing assistant to join the residential property team at its well established and reputable office in Huddersfield. The firm offers services to both private and commercial clients and has continued to retain business due to its ability to move with the times in terms of technology, efficiencies and innovation, whilst ensuring a high level of service is always maintained. The conveyancing team has excellent links with local r

Real Estate Legal Executive /Paralegal

  • £18000.00 - £28000.00

Global law firm requires Legal Executive or Paralegal to join Real Estate Team in Leeds

This Legal 500 listed and Chambers rated global law firm has an exciting opportunity for a CILEX (legal executive) or paralegal to join the world renowned real estate team dealing with real estate restructuring work.

Construction Litigation Solicitor

  • £45000.00 - £65000.00

Construction Litigation Solicitor, National Firm, Leeds

Leading national Legal 500 listed firm has an exciting opportunity for a commercial litigation solicitor to join the leading national construction disputes resolution team based in Leeds. The team handles construction disputes work for key clients on a local, national and international basis.

Real Estate Solicitor

  • £20000.00 - £30000.00

Commercial Property Solicitor or Legal Executive sought for well established West Yorkshire firm

This role presents an excellent opportunity for progression for a commercial property solicitor with this well establish West Yorkshire firm. They seek to recruit a commercial property solicitor or Legal Executive to deal with a varied and interesting caseload of real estate work for local business clients.

Commercial Litigation Paralegal

  • £18000.00 - £28000.00

Specialist Legal 500 listed Litigation firm requires Commercial Litigation Paralegal.
This role offers a highly attractive salary and benefits and the opportunity to be part of this top ranking specialist litigation team allowing you to progress your career within high value dispute work.

Occupational Health Newly Qualified Solicitor

  • £24000.00 - £34000.00

A Newly Qualified Occupational Health Solicitor is sought to join the industrial disease team of this recognised national practice based in Leeds. The team deals with various disease matters to include deafness and asbestos injuries in addition to handling EL/PL claims. The firm is seeking applications from candidates with ideally defendant personal injury experience who are able to demonstrate a real interest in handling a wide variety of interesting and challenging defendant work.

Occupational Health Solicitor

  • £24000.00 - £34000.00

Occupational Health Solicitor sought to join the industrial disease team of this recognised national practice based in Leeds. The team deals with various disease matters to include deafness and asbestos injuries in addition to handling EL/PL claims. The firm is seeking applications from candidates with ideally defendant personal injury experience who are able to demonstrate a real interest in handling a wide variety of interesting and challenging defendant work.

Real Estate Finance Solicitor

  • £44000.00 - £85000.00

Real Estate Finance Solicitor required for leading international law firm, Leeds

A real estate finance solicitor is required for this Legal 500 listed and Chambers ranked international law firm. The role is based at the Leeds office working in a high performing real estate finance team.

Corporate Solicitor

  • Negotiable

A corporate solicitor is required to join the Leeds office of this recognised, national law firm. It is due to growth that the firm is now looking for someone with upwards of 2 years' PQE to join the growing team in Leeds. This is a great opportunity to join a rapidly developing team and to be part of key business development activities. Reporting into the corporate partner, you will be able to demonstrate technical and commercial expertise together with the ability to deliver results.

NQ Real Estate Litigation

  • Negotiable

Leading National Firm has an NQ Solicitor opportunity in Real Estate Litigation in Leeds. This role presents a great opportunity for a newly qualified solicitor to join this modern and progressive national law firm who advocate a client facing role from the outset in a supportive and structured environment.

Banking Solicitor

  • £38000.00 - £50000.00

A position has arisen for a qualified Banking Solicitor to join an international firm in its Leeds office. You will have between 0 and 5 years PQE, and have previous experience of dealing with general banking matters. This position is particularly weighted towards corporate banking, in particular real estate finance, corporate banking and acquisition finance.

Personal Injury Fee Earner - Multi Track

  • £30000.00 - £40000.00

An insurance law and personal injury heavyweight seeks and experienced Multi-Track file handler to deal with a caseload of claimant personal injury matters be based the firms' offices in Leeds city centre.

The firm, which is close to a number of transport links, offers a competitive salary, which is reviewed annually, as well as the chance to work in a collaborative and supportive environment and is proud to offer ongoing training and development to enhance progression prospects.

NQ Corporate Solicitor

  • Negotiable

Newly Qualified Corporate Solicitor required to join the Leeds office of this internationally recognised law firm. The corporate team provides a full-service offering and includes transactional experience across M&A, Corporate Finance and Private Equity. The firm now seeks to appoint a newly qualified solicitor who will have the opportunity to play a significant role in working for clients that are key to the Division and to the firm.

NQ Corporate Solicitor

  • Negotiable

Newly Qualified Corporate Solicitor required to join the Leeds office of this internationally recognised law firm. The corporate team provides a full-service offering and includes transactional experience across M&A, Corporate Finance and Private Equity. The firm now seeks to appoint a newly qualified solicitor who will have the opportunity to play a significant role in working for clients that are key to the Division and to the firm.

Newly Qualified Corporate Solicitor

  • Negotiable

Newly Qualified Corporate Solicitor required to join the Leeds office of this internationally recognised law firm. The Corporate team advises on the full range of merger and acquisition transactions, public takeovers, tender offers, IPOs, secondary issues (both equity and debt), share buy-backs and corporate reorganisations and demergers and works with a wide range of clients on multi-jurisdictional share and asset sales and purchases.

Newly Qualified Real Estate Solicitor

  • Negotiable

Newly qualified real estate associate solicitor required to join the Leeds office of a first tier (Legal 500) national practice. The firm's real estate practice is recognised as the worlds largest with over 500 lawyers. Now keen to expand the Real Estate practice in Leeds, the firm is interested in seeing the details of candidates at NQ September 2015 qualified level.

Newly Qualified Real Estate Solicitor

  • Negotiable

Newly qualified real estate associate solicitor required to join the Leeds office of this internationally recognised firm. The firm provides solicitors with a supportive, stretching environment and so anyone taking up this role can expect to have the opportunity to play a significant role in working for clients that are key to the Division and to the firm.

Newly Qualified Commercial Solicitor

  • Negotiable

Newly qualified commercial solicitor required to join the Leeds office of this leading national UK practice. An opportunity has now arisen for a newly qualified associate solicitor to join the commercial team in Leeds. The successful candidate will work as part of an energetic and supportive team undertaking both general commercial and technology related work on behalf of a wide range of businesses in a wide range of sectors.

NQ Planning

  • Negotiable

Newly qualified planning solicitor required to join the Leeds office of a leading UK practice. As a newly qualified solicitor you will become an integral member of the planning team and will become involved in a wide variety of matters.
The firm prides itself on a culture where individual skills and personalities can shine through.

Private Client Solicitor (Fixed term contract)

  • Negotiable

A Legal 500 listed firm in Leeds city centre is looking to recruit a Private Client Solicitor for a fixed term contract on a part time basis. This is to cover a period of maternity leave from June/July until February next year. You will be confident in dealing with the full range of client matters, and be prepared to come in and hit the ground running.

Real Estate Solicitor

  • Negotiable

Real Estate Solicitor
National and international law firm has opportunity for a real estate solicitor to join at associate level in its highly regarded real estate team. The firm holds a top tier ranking from the Legal 500 and boasts one of the largest real estate teams in the UK.

Senior Conveyancing Lawyer

  • £25000.00 - £35000.00

Conveyancing Lawyer

Leading conveyancing and remortgage legal services firm is looking to recruit a residential property solicitor, legal executive or licensed conveyancer to join its highly reputable and progressive transactional department based in the heart of Leeds, overseeing a team of conveyancers.

Banking Solicitor

  • Negotiable

Banking Solicitor NQ - 6 yrs PQE sought to join a leading firm in Leeds.
This firm prides itself on offering a great work life balance and a competitive salary and benefits package to compete with national firms in the region, but without the long working hours culture.

Banking Partner

  • Negotiable

Banking Partner sought to join a Leading Firm in Leeds
This is an excellent opportunity to move into a leading firm with exceptional quality work and the opportunity to take a leading role within the team.
This firm prides itself on offering a great work life balance and a competitive salary and benefits package to compete with national firms in the region, but without the long working hours culture.

Commercial Property Solicitor

  • Negotiable

Exciting opportunity for a Commercial Property Solicitor to join West Yorkshire firm
This is an ideal role if you are looking for the next step up in your career and to develop your own department within an already successful and well established firm. Excellent salary and progression is on offer with this role.

Professional Indemnity Solicitor

  • £40000.00

Professional Indemnity Solicitor (Construction Professionals), Leeds

Exciting opportunity exists with an international law firm based at their Leeds office. Highly ranked by the Legal 500 and Chambers this firm requires a professional indemnity solicitor to join the firms' Professional and Commercial Risk Group.

Corporate Lawyer

  • £20000.00 - £30000.00

Corporate Solicitor/Legal Executive sought for Legal 500 listed West Yorkshire firm

This Legal 500 listed firm is well regarded across the Yorkshire region and provides corporate and commercial services for a wide range of clients including PLCs, SMEs, LLPs partnerships and owner managed businesses from a variety of sectors.

Legal Assistant - Claimant RTA

  • £24000.00

A renowned insurance law specialist seeks an RTA MOJ personal injury file handler for an in-house role with one of the firms' insurer clients.

Based in the insurer clients' office in Leeds city centre, the firm is seeking an ambitious fee earner who is enthusiastic, driven and a team player to have conduct of a caseload of RTA MOJ matters.

Clinical Negligence Solicitor NQ - 4 Year PQE

  • £40000.00

A market leading full service law firm is recruiting for a clinical negligence solicitor join its clinical negligence team based in Leeds city centre. As a consequence of expansion the practice is looking to recruit a solicitor from NQ to 4 years' PQE to deal with a caseload of good quality defendant clinical negligence. A competitive salary along with long term career opportunities within a collaborative environment is on offer for an ambitious solicitor.

Banking Solicitor

  • £38000.00 - £50000.00

A position has arisen for a qualified Banking Solicitor to join an international firm in its Leeds office. You will have between 0 and 5 years PQE, and have previous experience of dealing with general banking matters. This position is particularly weighted towards corporate banking, in particular real estate finance, corporate banking and acquisition finance.

Commercial Associate Solicitor

  • £40000.00 - £55000.00

An experienced Commercial Solicitor is required to join an international law firm in its Leeds office. You will have experience of IT purchasing and outsourcing agreements, transitional service agreements, as well as corporate support work. You will working closely alongside a number of chambers rated partners on high quality work for an impressive client base.

Corporate Solicitor

  • £40000.00 - £55000.00

An experienced Corporate Solicitor is required to join the Leeds office of a top tier international law firm. You will work alongside nationally recognised lawyers on high quality corporate matters, to include M&A, share and asset disposals and acquisitions, private equity transactions, joint ventures, IPO's and reorganisations etc.

Private Client Solicitor

  • £25000.00 - £35000.00

A regional Legal 500 listed firm are looking to recruit an experienced Private Client Solicitor to join its Leeds office. You will be an experienced Private Client Solicitor with a approximately 2-3 years PQE, although candidates with more or less experience will be considered. You must be able to handle your own caseload of private client matters.

Commercial Solicitor

  • Negotiable

Junior commercial lawyer with approx 1-4 years' pqe required at this top firm with a National presence.
You will deal with a broad range of contracts to include IT contracts, service agreements, license agreements, exploitation agreements, terms and conditions, as well as IP contracts, e-commerce and data protection matters.

Commercial Solicitor 1-4 IP/IT

  • £35000.00 - £45000.00

A national law firm is looking to recruit an experienced Commercial Solicitor to join its legal 500 listed and chambers rated team in its Leeds office. You will be a qualified Solicitor and have experience of dealing with a range of commercial contracts. Ideally those in realtion to IT contracts, service agreements, license agreements, terms and conditions, IP contracts, data protection and e-commerce.

In House Commercial Solicitor

  • Negotiable

Our client is a large and successful organisation with a strong Yorkshire connection, and has recently posted yet more good financial results. They have a well regarded and connected legal team who are integral to the success of the business, and are looking to strengthen that department with the appointment of another lawyer.

Commercial Property Legal Executive/Solicitor

  • Negotiable

Leading International law firm requires a Real Estate Lawyer in Leeds. You will be either a qualified Legal Executive or a Solicitor with up to two years post qualification experience. You will be seeking a new opportunity to grow and develop your career within a collegiate environment where training and support will be given. On offer is an excellent salary and benefits package and the opportunity to progress your legal career to the next level.

In House Commercial Lawyer

  • Negotiable

Established legal team seeks in-house counsel for 12 month fixed term contract, with scope for a permanent appointment. Based an easy commute from Leeds, this company has a large volume of work being undertaken which has driven an immediate need for a commercial lawyer.

Commercial Property Paralegal

  • £18000.00 - £24000.00

Fantastic opportunity for a commercial property paralegal to join top tier firm in Leeds

International law firm with an outstanding reputation across the globe for it's high level of commercial services has a fantastic opportunity for a commercial property paralegal to join the leading real estate team to be based at its' Leeds office.

Part Time Personal Injury Fee Earner

  • £20000.00 - £26000.00

A personal injury fee earner is sought for a national personal injury practice on a part time basis to deal with a caseload of pre-litigated claimant Fast Track RTA matters.

The firm is open to fee earners working 4 days per week whilst at the same time offering a clear progression path and a competitive salary.

Professional Support Lawyer

  • £35000.00 - £45000.00

A market leading personal injury practice seeks to recruit a professional support lawyer to provide technical assistance and business support to its established specialist team of personal injury fee earners.

Within easy reach of a number of transport links, the firm offers a competitive salary and an opportunity to be involved in challenging and technical matters.

Compliance Solicitor

  • £30000.00 - £35000.00

A market leading personal injury practice seeks to recruit a compliance solicitor to provide technical assistance and business support to ensure the continued successful functioning of this specialist practice.

Within easy reach of a number of transport links, the firm offers a competitive salary and an opportunity to be involved in challenging and technical matters as well as the opportunity for career development.

Planning Solicitor

  • Negotiable

A solicitor with planning experience is required to join the real estate practice of this leading global firm. With no upper or lower limit of PQE, solicitors with circa 2 years' planning experience are likely to have the right level of knowledge and have gained the right level of experience needed to be able to undertake this particular role.
The firm welcomes applications from candidates working in private practice and from candidates with local authority experience.

Construction Solicitor

  • Negotiable

An opportunity has arisen for a construction solicitor with experience transactional non-contentious construction law, which includes building work, preferably (although not essential) with process plant, energy, utility and/or infrastructure experience to join this international firm- based in Leeds. With a minimum of 2 years' PQE, your experience will be gained within a quality environment although not exclusively gained within a large or mid-tier firm.

Construction Solicitor

  • Negotiable

A construction solicitor is required to join the construction team of one of the 'big 6' firms in Leeds. Most team members specialise in both the contentious and non-contentious markets considering this fundamental in offering a seamless service to clients, making the lawyers amongst the best in the region. However some members of the team specialise in either contentious or non-contentious work and the firm is happy to consider new lawyers for the team with either a specialist area or a mix.

Corporate Solicitor

  • £30000.00 - £60000.00

A corporate solicitor is required to join this leading regional practice based in Leeds. The firm boasts an impressive client list and high quality work. Solicitors with 4 years' PQE will be most suited to the role but the firm will consider lawyers who can demonstrate the skills and experience it is looking for.

Corporate Solicitor

  • Negotiable

A corporate solicitor is required to join the Leeds corporate group of this nationally recognised law firm. Corporate is one of the leading specialisations at this law firm and its lawyers work with clients at the forefront of its strategic development advising on mergers, acquisitions, disposals, flotations, takeovers, buy-ins and buyouts, joint ventures and investment, specialising in M&A, corporate finance, private equity, AIM and Joint Ventures.

Commercial Solicitor 1-4

  • £36000.00 - £42000.00

A national Legal 500 listed and Chambers rated law firm are looking to recruit a qualified commercial solicitor to join its Leeds office. You will have between one and four years PQE, and have previous experience dealing with a range of commercial contracts, to include standard terms and conditions, service agreements, license agreements etc. Experience of IT and/or IP is also an advantage.

Commercial Property Paralegal

  • £18000.00 - £26000.00

Commercial Property Paralegal, Legal 500 firm, Leeds

High ranking Legal 500 firm has an opportunity for a commercial property paralegal to join the real estate team based in Leeds. The firm deals with commercial practice areas across 12 offices nationally and has an excellent reputation for its real estate work.

Real Estate Finance Solicitor

  • £40000.00 - £65000.00

Real Estate Finance Associate Solicitor, Leeds

This firm has an outstanding reputation in commercial property and property finance work with a Chambers and Legal 500 top tier rating. Due to planned expansion it is looking to bring on board a commercial property finance solicitor.

Debt Recovery Paralegal

  • £18000.00 - £25000.00

A market leading commercial practice is seeking a debt recovery paralegal to be based in the firm's Leeds city centre office.

The firm requires someone with at least 12 months' experience to work on a variety of debt recovery matters to include issuing proceedings and dealing with a host of varying enforcement actions. A competitive salary is on offer as is the chance for progression and development.

Legal Secretary - Commercial Property

  • Negotiable

A legal secretary is required to join a law firm in Leeds to assist the head of commercial property with the administrative and secretarial side to their caseload. You will be typing letters, documents, filing, photocopying, opening and closing files etc. You will be an experienced legal secretary and ideally have experience working in a property department.

Residential Property Solicitor or Legal Executive

  • Negotiable

Legal 500 listed, highly reputable law firm with offices nationally is recruiting a residential property solicitor or legal executive to join its progressive conveyancing team. The firm provides legal services to both private and commercial clients with the primary aim of offering a traditional and high level of service with a modern approach. The role will be based in West Yorkshire and will involve handling a caseload from inception through to completion.

Locum Private Client Solicitor

  • Negotiable

A national law firm is looking to recruit an experienced private client solicitor or legal executive on a locum basis for 3-6 months to assist with increased workload. You will be dealing with a busy caseload of private client matters to include wills, probate, powers of attorney, estate administration and trusts. You will be able to come in and hit the ground running and be available to start on short notice.

Commercial Property Solicitor

  • Negotiable

Commercial Property Solicitor, Legal 500 firm, Leeds

Legal 500 high ranking firm in real estate in Leeds. This commercial firm deals with clients on a national and international basis. As one of the largest real estate teams in the North the firm is well placed to advise its commercial client base on a wide range of real estate transactions on a national and international level.

Clinical Negligence Solicitor

  • Negotiable

A market leading national private practice seeks an experienced defendant clinical negligence solicitor to be based in the firms' Leeds office. Having at least fives years' experience of the clinical negligence sector, you will be proficient at dealing with a challenging litigated and pre-litigated caseload of clinical negligence Multi-Track cases.

The firm offers a competitive salary along with exposure to a diverse caseload of good quality work as well as career progression opportunities.

Commercial Solicitor

  • £35000.00 - £50000.00

Commercial Solicitor- Leeds

Our client is a leading National practice with an established office in Leeds. The commercial teams are integral to its continuing success and new client wins and solid expansion into new markets means that it requires an additional commercial solicitor in the Leeds office.

Corporate Solicitor

  • Negotiable

Corporate Solicitor - Leeds

Our client is one of the leading firms in the Leeds market and has a significant national footprint. The corporate team in Leeds is at the forefront of growth and is seeing an increase in mainstream corporate work as well as client wins.

Commercial Property Solicitor

  • Negotiable

Commercial Property Solicitor sought Legal 500 firm, Leeds. This is an exciting opportunity to head up and develop the commercial property deparmtent. A competitive salary is on offer together with generous company benefits. You will be looking for a new challenge and the ability to progress as you develop both the role and the commercial property department with the firm.

Commercial Litigation Solicitor

  • £30000.00 - £40000.00

Commercial Litigation Solicitor, Legal 500 firm, Leeds

Legal 500 firm in Leeds has an excellent opportunity for a commercial litigation solicitor to join the commercial dispute resolution team. This corporate law firm deals on an international platform and has won awards including recent Yorkshire Legal Awards

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