Solicitors looking for work and law firms for sale January 31st 2024
in Candidates, London and South, Regions

Solicitors looking for work and law firms for sale January 31st 2024

Permanent solicitor candidates and locum solicitors & consultants looking for new roles, plus updated list of law firms for sale. New registrations in for the week of the 24-31 January 2024.

Call us on 0800 246 5001 or email We have 1,500+ locum & consultant lawyers registered with us.

CN31688 Wills & Probate
c10 year PQE private client solicitor looking for locum roles around Berkshire or via remote working. Head of Department level with experience including will drafting, trusts, LPAs and all aspects of estate administration including multi-million-pound estates with overseas assets. Fully accredited member of the Association of Lifetime Lawyers.

CN31679 Commercial Contracts
15 year PQE solicitor looking for commercial contracts and data protection locum roles around the West Midlands or via remote working. Has experience in litigation too but is looking specifically for contract/data protection work.

CN31684 Conveyancing
Conveyancing Legal Executive with 9 years’ legal experience looking for remote working locum conveyancing roles. Experience of handling own caseload from outset to completion. Experience of supervising junior colleagues and training apprentices.

CN31680 Personal Injury
14 year PQE 2010 qualified solicitor looking for personal injury locum roles around the North West or via remote working. Is currently a Senior Associate Solicitor responsible for managing a department along with a caseload of personal injury work including RTA claims, employers, public and occupiers liability claims, fatal accident claims, dental negligence claims, CICA and MIB claims, varying from low value portal claims to high value multi-track claims. Experience of Leap.

CN31681 Commercial Contracts
4 year PQE solicitor with both in-house and private practice experience looking for locum roles around Bedford or via remote working. Can cover commercial contracts, public procurement and governance work.

CN31677 Family
35 year PQE family law solicitor specialising in child care law looking for locum roles around Cumbria or via remote working. Extensive experience of both public and private child care law proceedings and is member of the Law Society’s Children Law Accreditation Scheme.

CN31678 Corporate Commercial
25 year PQE solicitor specialising in commercial, technology and IP law looking for locum roles around Cheshire or via remote working. Can cover corporate, commercial, technology, IP, media & telecoms, and data protection. Has worked on global high-value technology contracts and projects in the public, private and military sectors and has advised on pioneering technologies including AI and data science. Experience includes shareholder disputes, unfair prejudice petitions, commercial litigation, mediations, post-merger integration, company secretarial duties, management of IP portfolios, employment issues and executive severance. UK Government Security Clearance to SC level.

CN31682 In House Corporate Commercial
17 year PQE solicitor, legal counsel & head of legal looking for locum roles around London & Essex or via remote working. Experience in various industries with a focus on Medical, Tech and Consultancy. Supported companies ranging from start-ups to billion-dollar enterprises across both the private and public sector.

CN31687 Corporate Commercial Solicitor
7 year PQE corporate solicitor looking for locum roles around Swansea or via remote working. Specialises in M&A with a focus on private equity. Experience includes advising on high-value cross-border M&A transactions, complex equity investment structures, reorganisations and corporate governance, and regulatory issues. Has acted for investors, corporations, founders and executive management teams.

CN31683 IP, Regulatory & Litigation
1 year PQE solicitor. Also qualified in Sweden and the US (New York). Looking for locum roles around London or via remote working. Can cover intellectual property (including patents, copyright, trade mark, design, online domains), trade secrets, contracts and licences, regulatory compliance, litigation and dispute resolution.

CN31686 Family ILEX
Part-qualified legal executive with legal experience dating back to 2005 looking for remote working locum roles. Experience predominantly in family law providing legal support for solicitors and direct access barristers. Has completed the CILEx Graduate Fast Track Diploma and her portfolio and is now in the process of submitting her application to become a Chartered Lawyer.

CN31693 Corporate Commercial
Corporate & Commercial Counsel with US and UK qualification, including extensive exposure to the financial services sector. Formerly partner in London firm and range of in house experience in career to date. Consultancy or part time work sought ideally.

CN31694 Local Authority – Property & Commercial
20 year PQE solicitor with extensive local authority experience looking for company commercial, commercial property, and local authority locum roles. Head of Legal level experience at various councils.

CN31671 Commercial Property
19 year PQE commercial property solicitor specialising in housing and regeneration in the social housing sector. Local authority experience as well as experience in the private sector working for developers. Looking ideally for part-time or locum roles in London.

CN31664 Serious Crime
25 year PQE solicitor with high-level experience looking for locum or consultancy roles around London. Has extensive experience dealing with complex cases with multi-jurisdictional aspects from trial to Supreme Court and European Court of Justice appellate level.

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CN31695 Corporate Commercial
15 year PQE company commercial solicitor and in-house legal counsel. Specialist experience predominantly in the technology sector. Looking for senior roles in London.

CN31690 Corporate Commercial
15 year PQE in-house legal counsel and company commercial solicitor. Experience in a number of sectors including transport and medical. Looking for a Head of Legal role in West Yorkshire ideally.

CN31691 Wills, Probate & Employment
Paralegal with 12 months experience in wills & probate and employment law. Looking for paralegal roles in the Berkshire region. Wills & probate preferred but will consider other fields of law.

CN31689 Commercial Contracts
Contracts Manager with 15 years’ experience looking for remote working commercial contracts roles. Has worked both in-house and in private practice. Experience includes reviewing and negotiating a variety of contracts including framework agreements, service agreements, leases, teaming agreements and NDAs.

CN31663 Legal Cashier
Legal cashier/legal accounts manager and COFA with 3 years’ experience. Looking for a suitable permanent role in Oxfordshire and surrounds.

CN31661 NQ Solicitor
NQ solicitor qualifying in 2024. Experience in personal injury, civil litigation, property law, family law and private client. Looking for NQ roles in the Midlands.

CN31658 Paralegal
Paralegal with 12 months of wills & probate and family law experience. Looking for a suitable role in the Bristol area.

CN31659 Paralegal
Paralegal with 5 years’ experience in immigration law, planning law and property litigation. Looking for roles in London.

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Law Firms for Sale

Daily updated list of 50+ law firms for sale or merger on our website – click here.

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Recently Updated Listings

Ref 100352 – London

Highly profitable audit firm based in central London looking for a sale due to forthcoming retirement of owner. £1.28 million turnover from established clients, team of 10 staff including experienced & qualified auditors. Limited company structure, share sale sought. Offers invited.

Ref 100351 – Warwickshire

Well established Warwickshire SRA regulated LLP solicitors’ firm looking for sale or merger. Turnover of c£630k. Small team of staff covered by TUPE. Locally based clients from recommendations & repeat business. CQS accreditation. Mix of work 11% family law, 26% wills and probate, 61% conveyancing and 2% other. Offices available to purchase or lease. Partners prepared to stay on post sale as consultants in the short to medium term.

Ref 100350 – National ABS

For Sale – ABS limited company law firm based in England with a continuous flow of UK-wide clients from guaranteed referral sources in a specialist field of law (litigation). Exceptionally rare opportunity to acquire a highly profitable, fully functioning ABS solicitors’ firm with ongoing regular guaranteed workflows and an established staff team. Firm currently turn non-specialist work away – potential to generate additional fees as well as expand. Turnover c£850k, net profit margin c36%. PII c£22k. Claims free practice. Business can operate on a fully remote basis, but there is an existing office available to lease (optional). Founder prepared to remain involved if required.

Ref 100343 – South Coast

SRA regulated partnership on the South Coast with £1 million turnover & 25% profit margins looking for a sale or merger. Team of fee earners and support staff for TUPE, clients locally based. One partner available to remain if required, other partners retiring. PII £67k (renewal January 2024), Family Legal Aid contract. Mix of work is Conveyancing 25%, Family & Childcare 44%, Wills & Probate 25%, 6% other areas. SQM & CQS accredited practice with lender panel membership.

Ref 100321 – West Sussex

Well established West Sussex solicitors’ firm (LLP) looking for a sale or merger. Turnover c£800k, established team of fee earners & support staff for TUPE. Locally based clients from recommendation and repeat users. CQS accredited practice on all major lender panels. Mix of work 53% conveyancing, 18% commercial property, 24% wills & probate. Established will bank. Optional offices (leasehold). Owners prepared to remain as consultants in the medium term.

If you would like further details on any of these firms, please reply to this email or get in touch.

Other firms for sale or merger include:

Ref 100348 – Surrey – £875k turnover
Ref 100346 – Cumbria – £1.3 million turnover
Ref 100345 – Warwickshire – £700k turnover
Ref 100340 – Staffordshire – 1 partner retiring, 1 remaining
Ref 100337 – South Coast – private client specialist firm
Ref 100336 – East Midlands – sole practitioner retiring
Ref 100333 – East Midlands – partnership for sale
Ref 100326 – West Essex – litigation practice for sale
Ref 100321 – West Sussex – LLP for sale £800k turnover
Ref 100308 – West Sussex – ABS for sale
Ref 100300 – Norfolk – LLP for sale
Ref 100319 – London

If interested in any of the above please reply to this email.

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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