New Candidate and Law Firm Update 24th June 2021
in Candidates, London and South, Regions

New Candidate and Law Firm Update 24th June 2021

New Locum Lawyers & Consultants

Call us on 0800 246 5001 or email
NB: Residential Conveyancing Locums are currently very hard to source for all office-based conveyancing roles for all locations in the UK. Hourly rates for conveyancing are going to be at premium levels for the next 3-6 months.

CAN-30924 2 year PQE Litigation Solicitor available for Civil Litigation, Commercial Litigation and Contentious Probate locum work in the Greater London region.
CAN-27388 25 year PQE Wills & Probate Solicitor dealing with medium to high net worth clients, complex private client matters, trusts, tax, LPAs and COP matters. Looking for locum posts in the South East.
CAN-2089 15 year Legal Executive with extensive experience of commercial and property litigation available for locum assignments in London.
CAN-30495 20 year PQE Wills & Probate Solicitor available for locum work remotely (or in North Yorkshire).
CAN-24296 Law Costs Draftsperson/Billing Clerk with 10+ years’ experience. Looking for contract or permanent roles in Surrey, SW or Central London.
CAN-31161 5 year PQE Personal Injury Solicitor with further PI experience as a paralegal dating back to 2008. Available for locum work remotely or in the West Yorkshire region.

Click here to book a locum (remote and office based available), reply to this email or call 0800 246 5001.

New Permanent Candidates

Click reply to request CVs or register a vacancy, click here to register vacancies online or call 0800 246 5001. NB: We offer 12 month instalments and 12 month rebate periods at no cost.

CAN-29869 10 year PQE Solicitor with the unusual mix of corporate commercial, commercial contracts and commercial litigation, working in a senior role for a central London law firm and looking around for suitable roles. £75k salary expectations.
CAN-31137 5 year PQE Private Client Solicitor dealing with will preparation, probate, trusts, tax and estate planning. Looking for posts in London.
CAN-30093 Senior Litigation Executive specialising in personal injury, medical negligence, professional negligence, debt recovery, construction law, contentious probate, contractual disputes and insolvency. Looking for new opportunities in Essex.
CAN-31145 Licensed Conveyancer with residential conveyancing experience since 2016 onwards. Looking for conveyancing roles in the East Riding.

Please reply to this email to request CVs or register a vacancy, click here to register vacancies online, email or call 0800 246 5001.

Law Firms for Sale List – Recently Registered

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Ref 100241 ABS Shell
ABS limited company for sale as a shell. No IP, clients or staff. Simple shell sale of the ABS itself. Currently based in Manchester, the ABS has been trading in personal injury work. No conveyancing to date, no claims, no premises. Offers invited for a quick sale.

Ref 100240 LAA Crime Contract
LAA Crime Contract available. London area, 8 rota schemes, owner’s private following also available. Contract expires in September 2022 with potential for further extension to March 2023. You will need to have an office in Zones 1 or 2 as well as the SQM or LEXCEL plus at least one CLAS member. Contract only – no staff, premises or firm. Offers welcomed.

Ref 100239 West MIdlands
Solicitors’ firm for sale in the West Midlands. Very well established law firm with c£750k turnover and c25% profit margin, loyal staff team. Mix of work is Conveyancing (44%), Family (32%), Private Client (14%) and Housing (10%). LEXCEL & CQS accredited, legal aid contract in housing. 2,500 will bank, short lease, good location. Firm on all lender panels. Owner looking to concentrate on fee earning and happy to remain involved as required, consultant or otherwise.

Ref 100238 Staffordshire Solicitors’ Firm
Staffordshire solicitors’ firm trading as a partnership for over 35 years and looking for a sale due to a retiring partner. Other partner looking to remain as a consultant or employee. Sellers will consider the option of a partner joining or a sale/merger. £500k turnover with 20-25% profit margin and scope for improving the profit ratio and further development of the firm. Small loyal team of staff for TUPE. Mix of mainly residential & commercial conveyancing (47%) and private client work (40%). c4000 will bank. Strong, established client base, mainly local and includes agricultural sector. Clients recommended, sourced from website or referred by IFAs.

Ref 100237 Private Client Firm
Small Private Client firm based near Stansted Airport looking for a sale or handover due to owner’s retirement. c£65k turnover, no staff, 30% probate, 50% wills, 15% LPAs. Currently referring conveyancing, contentious probate & trust administration work to another firm. PII costs are £1.3k pa. 30 files open at present include 9 estates and 10 LPAs. Clients mainly local. Owner happy to stay on in short term for handover.

Ref 100229 Hertfordshire Solicitors’ Firm
Firm on Hertfordshire/North London border (CQS registered) for sale. Two Partner practice dealing with residential and commercial conveyancing (80%) wills and probate (15%) and miscellaneous other non contentious matters(5%) . Turnover c£475k. Sale due to retirement of one partner. Second partner happy to remain for a while if required . Small support staff team. Work sourced mostly from old clients and their recommendation but also from various estate agents and mortgage brokers. No referral fees paid. Firm on all major lenders’ panels. Clients mostly based in Hertfordshire, North London and Essex but not restricted to those areas. Offices are leasehold.

Full and Updated List of over 40 law firms for sale on our website – click here.

Jonathan Fagan

Jonathan Fagan LLM FIRP is Managing Director of Ten-Percent Legal Recruitment. He has been recruiting solicitors and legal support staff for law firms and in house legal departments for over 20 years and handles roles from junior fee earners through to partners and law firm sales/purchases. A non-practising solicitor on the Roll since 2000, he is also the author of a number of legal career books, which are available at You can contact Jonathan at