New Candidate Update, Law Firms For Sale, Serious Shortage of Conveyancing Locums
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New Candidate Update, Law Firms For Sale, Serious Shortage of Conveyancing Locums

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-31051 Warrington 5 year PQE Civil Litigation and Residential Conveyancing Solicitor. Available for locum work in the Merseyside, Cheshire and Greater Manchester areas.
CAN-31055 Birmingham 15 year PQE Litigation Solicitor available for consultancy or locum work in the Midlands region. Civil, litigation and personal injury work covered.
CAN-26132 6 year PQE Corporate Commercial Solicitor with experience dating from 2009 onwards dealing with all aspects of company commercial, corporate finance and compliance. Looking for remote working locum posts in the UK.
CAN-27275 c20 year PQE Corporate Commercial Solicitor dealing with commercial contracts, corporate finance, insolvency, IP/IT and commercial litigation. Looking for locum posts in London and the South East. £110 per hour.
CAN-29140 Commercial & Residential Property Locum Solicitor available for work in SE London and Surrey/Kent. £45 per hour. Available ongoing in 2 weeks time.
CAN-18710 Wills & Probate Locum Solicitor with over 40 years experience. Wills & probate with agricultural law experience. STEP member. Greater London and South East. £45 per hour.
CAN-30924 2 year PQE Litigation Solicitor available for Civil Litigation, Commercial Litigation and Contentious Probate locum work in the Greater London 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-31047 2 year PQE Wills & Probate Solicitor looking for a suitable role in the Essex and Suffolk areas.
CAN-31066 10+ year PQE Wills & Probate Solicitor looking to take a step back and find a suitable role locally or working remotely from home. Northampton
CAN-31069 West London Commercial Contracts Manager with over 14 years experience in house and also private practice. Full range of contracts experience to date. Fluent French speaker. UK based, UK experience.
CAN-31061 Company Secretary (ICSA) with in house experience from 2009 onwards. £95k salary.
CAN-31062 Manchester Company secretary and compliance consultant with 7 years’ experience. Overseas qualified. Looking for posts in the North West and London.
CAN-31067 Twickenham Company Commerical Fee Earner with 2 years’ experience working in aviation litigation and commercial debt recovery.
CAN-31070 Ipswich Conveyancing legal secretary with 15 years’ experience. Looking for a suitable role in the Suffolk and Cambridgeshire areas.
CAN-31071 Legal secretary with 30 years’ experience. Looking for a suitable role in the Cardiff area and surrounds. Experience in Litigation, Family, Criminal, Conveyancing, Wills and Probate.
CAN-31054 Crime paralegal and accredited police station rep with experience from 2016 onwards. Looking for posts in London.
CAN-31059 West-Central London Company commercial paralegal with in house experience from 2019 onwards. Looking for posts in London.
CAN-31056 Canterbury Crown Court paralegal and Prison Law caseworker as well as conveyancing and housing litigation. Looking for posts in Kent.
CAN-31052 Tunbridge Wells Practice Manager with fifteen years’ experience looking for a suitable role in the Greater London and Kent region.
CAN-31053 Sutton Legal cashier/practice manager with experience dating back to 1995.
CAN-31046 East-Central London Business immigration paralegal with experience dating back to 2017 and currently managing own caseload.
CAN-31064 East London 1 year PQE Crime Solicitor with Higher Rights of Audience and Police Station Accreditation.

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 – Selection

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.

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