New Candidate and Law Firm Update 5th May 2021
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New Candidate and Law Firm Update 5th May 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 – £40 per hour minimum (plus agency fees) is now very likely for most assignments.
CAN-31085 Glasgow 2 year PQE Solicitor specialising in wills & probate, residential conveyancing and immigration. Available for locum work in the Glasgow area and surrounds.
CAN-31079 St Albans 25 year PQE Solicitor specialising in all areas of personal injury work. Available for locum work in the London and Hertfordshire region.
CAN-31083 Blackburn 15 year PQE in-house legal counsel. Available for locum work in the North West of England or remotely from home.
CAN-20578 10 year PQE Corporate Commercial Solicitor available for locum work in the Cheshire, Merseyside and Greater Manchester areas or remotely from home. In-house or private practice.
CAN-31035 Semi-retired equity partner in a City practice as well as former roles of COLP and COFA. Interested in compliance, corporate, mergers and acquisitions. Over 30 years PQE. Locum or consultancy work.
CAN-23891 30 year PQE Private Client and Property Solicitor available for fully remote working roles on a part time basis.
CAN-18710 Private Client Locum with over 30 years experience. 1969 qualified wills & probate solicitor with agricultural law experience. STEP member. Hourly rate flexible depending on location. Able to cover London and the South East.

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-31077 Nottingham 3 year PQE Business Immigration Solicitor. Available for consultancy work in the East Midlands area or working remotely from home.
CAN-31075 Chelmsford Practice Manager with 20 years experience. Looking for a suitable role in the Essex or Central London areas.
CAN-31078 Birmingham In-house counsel with 12 years’ experience dating looking for a suitable role in the West Midlands region.
CAN-31084 Overseas qualified corporate commercial lawyer and in house legal counsel dealing with commercial contracts, compliance, due diligence, corporate governance, commercial litigation, M&A and private equity. Looking for posts in London. Speaks French, Italian and Spanish.
CAN-31072 Senior contracts manager with 8 years’ experience. In house experience. Looking for posts in London.
CAN-31076 Peterborough Legal secretary with 30 years’ experience looking for a suitable role in the Cambridgeshire region. Experience in conveyancing, family, wills & probate, company commercial.
CAN-31073 Twickenham Criminal law paralegal with 3 years’ experience handling own caseload under supervision onwards.
CAN-31074 Leicester Crime paralegal with 5 years’ experience. Looking for a suitable role in the Leicester area. Ideally looking to switch over to an entry level wills & probate role.

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

Thinking of selling/merging/buying? No sale or advertising fees. Specialist law & accountancy firm brokers. Simply email us ( or give us a call on 0207 127 4343 for a confidential discussion. Click here for our free guide on selling a law firm.

Ref 100234 – Bristol Firm
Bristol based Solicitors’ Firm for sale or merger. Specialist Civil Litigation, mostly Probate/Inheritance and Property work. Turnover c.£160k. Sole practitioner, no staff. Work via recommendations, referrals from other firms and a referral agency. Clients mainly Bristol based. Seller looking for clean break but prepared to remain as a consultant for a period of time. Claims free history.

Ref 100233 – South Wales Conveyancing Firm
South Wales Conveyancing Law Firm looking for a sale. Turnover c.£170k. Well established with over 25 years trading history. Small staff team looking to remain, owner happy to stay on for up to 6 months after handover. Clients mainly local, all recommendation or repeat (no referral fees paid). Firm is on all major lender panels. Claims free history. Longstanding office available on a reasonable rent.

Ref 100232 – North London (Sole Practitioner) – Retirement Sale
Sole practitioner based in an affluent part of North London looking for a sale due to retirement. £150k turnover, 30% Residential Conveyancing, 30% Commercial workload, 20% Wills & Probate and 20% Landlord & Tenant. Long trading history (20+ years) with no claims. Offices fully serviced and firm set up for remote working. Clients locally based and sourced from recommendations and enquiries. No staff for TUPE, CQS accredited practice and firm on Barclays, HSBC, Natwest, Santander and Virgin lender panels. Great potential to expand this firm or opportunity for a practice to set up a branch office. £8.6k PII. Owner happy to stay on in the short term as a consultant if needed.

Ref 100231 – South Oxfordshire (Sole Practitioner) – Merger or Sale
Sole practitioner based in South Oxfordshire looking to sell or merge in order to expand and increase turnover. 70% residential conveyancing, 30% wills & probate. Turnover c.£200k, profit c33%. Small staff, owner not retiring – looking to remain after sale/merger, claims free history. Local clients mainly. CQS accredited and on majority of lender panels where possible. Office based in good location, current lease expires 2023. PII premium (£30k) reflects amount of property work undertaken.

Ref 100229 – Hertfordshire Solicitors’ Firm (Partnership) – Retirement Sale
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.

Ref 100227 – South Coast Solicitors’ Firm (Sole Practitioner)
Solicitors’ firm – sole practitioner – based on the South Coast and looking to sell or merge. c£100k turnover (>50% reduction 2021 to £45k), clients are based locally, in London and further afield. Mix of work is c60% conveyancing (including small amount of commercial), c40% private client. Will bank c325. Seller retiring, but happy to remain as a part time consultant for a few years. Claims free for 19 years. SQM accredited. On a number of lender panels including Lloyds, Halifax, Barclays, Nationwide, Virgin and member of Lender Exchange. Seller owns premises and happy to provide lease if required. Reasonable offer accepted especially if a buyer can progress in the next 6 weeks (PII renewal date).

Ref 100226 – East London Solicitors’ Firm
East London law firm for sale. c£37-45k turnover, residential & commercial conveyancing, landlord & tenant, debt recovery, family and wills & probate. Two member practice, sellers flexible as to whether remaining involved. No staff for transfer. Low PII (£6.6k), flexible lease on serviced offices. No lender panels and no CQS. 9 year claims free history. Clients mainly East London based.

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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