Career Opportunities at Barlow Robbins

Career Opportunities

We recognise that staff are our most important asset. As one of the largest law practices in Surrey, we wish to attract high calibre applicants who want to further their careers in a practice of over 150 staff, undertaking commercial and private client work for a diverse range of clients.

Tax and Trusts Administration Paralegal Vacancy - Guildford

A Tax and Trusts Administration Paralegal is required within our Private Wealth and Tax team to work alongside a reputable Senior Associate specialising in Tax and Trusts. The role is based at the Guildford office.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who has high numerical literacy, perhaps with an Accountancy background and with an interest in the law, looking to or already studying towards CILEx within Tax and Trusts Law.

The role predominantly covers Tax and Trusts administration along with tax returns. Working with Trustees, Stockbrokers and Investment Managers as well as wealthy private clients, the successful candidate will require strong interpersonal skills, be robust and have the ability to build strong, trusting relationships.

The role will involve working in collaboration with other departments within the firm, such as Personal Injury and Court of Protection, therefore teamwork and a willingness to do all that is required to provide exceptional client service is essential. You will be required to carry out your own billing and time recording, however, the successful candidate will at all times be supervised.

To be considered for this position, you must have superior administrative and IT skills, in particular with Microsoft Excel, an accurate command of the English language, exceptional numeracy skills, a real desire to help people, a “can do” attitude and a willingness to learn.

Previous experience in an accountancy role would be an advantage or within a legal environment. This would be an ideal position for someone looking to build a long, successful career within a leading Surrey based law firm.

Please send your CV and covering letter to stating availability and salary expectation.

Personal Injury Solicitor - Guildford

A vacancy has arisen in our Personal Injury Department based at our Guildford office for a 2 - 3 PQE Solicitor on a full time basis.

This role provides the opportunity to work as part of the firm’s specialist Claimant personal injury claim team to deliver an excellent client service, predominantly but not exclusively to clients who have sustained severe brain and spinal injuries.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a thorough training on the CPR and pre action protocols as they relate to personal injury claims and must have an understanding of the Rehabilitation Code.

Skills required will include team work, initiative, great communication and self-management, flexibility, a ‘can do’ attitude, an enthusiasm to learn new things and the ability to be an impressive ambassador for the Department and firm.

Individual financial targets and objectives will need to be met in line with the Department business plan.

For the right candidate the role offers a challenging and rewarding career with prospects.

Please send your CV and covering letter to stating availability and salary expectation.

Contentious Property Solicitor - Guildford

A vacancy has arisen in our Dispute Resolution team at our Guildford office. A Solicitor with 2-3 PQE dealing with contentious real estate matters is required on a full time basis to join our busy team.

The Applicant will have a record in contentious property work with experience of commercial landlord and tenant disputes (business tenancy renewals, rent reviews and dilapidation cases). He or she will have knowledge of disputes involving easements, restrictive covenants, boundaries and co-ownership. An understanding of the law relating to long leases of flats (lease extensions, enfranchisement and service charge disputes) would be an advantage.

The clients in most part will be commercial organisations, particularly small and medium enterprises and high net worth individuals.

The firm has large residential and commercial property departments and the candidate will support non-contentious lawyers and participate as needed in those departments.

Sensitivity to the clients and skills to build up the work are expected. A passion for contentious property work is essential.

For the right candidate the role offers a challenging and rewarding career with prospects.

Please send your CV and covering letter to stating availability and salary expectation.