Solicitors looking for work and new law firms for sale 28th February 2024
in Candidates, London and South, Regions

Solicitors looking for work and new law firms for sale 28th February 2024

New solicitors registering with Ten Percent Legal Recruitment (permanent) and Interim Lawyers Locum Recruitment, and law firms for sale – updated 28th February 2024.

Locum Solicitors

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

CN31769 Residential & Commercial Property Solicitor
3 year PQE property solicitor with experience of both residential and commercial property looking for locum roles around London or via remote working.

CN31767 Private Client Solicitor
20 year PQE private client solicitor looking for locum roles around London or via remote working. Experience includes managing a private client department in private practice, wills, LPAs, probate for HNW clients with cross-border assets, administration of estates, trust administration and court of protection work.

CN31766 Litigation – Tax & Insolvency Specialist
Fee earner with looking for litigation locum roles around Kent or via remote working. Former HMRC litigator and senior advisor, hence specialist experience. Can cover general litigation, contracts, construction, dispute resolution, insolvency and restructuring.

CN31765 Conveyancing Lawyer
Lawyer (ILEX) with 9 years’ conveyancing and private client experience. Looking for locum roles around Cornwall or via remote working. Currently working towards the STEP qualification. Experience of all aspects of residential conveyancing as well as drafting wills, LPAs and some administration of estates work.

CN31764 Solicitor & Company Secretary
20 year PQE solicitor and ICSA qualified company secretary looking for locum roles around London or via remote working. In-house, commercial, and company secretarial experience including reviewing and drafting commercial contracts/legal agreements.

CN31771 Litigation Solicitor
Locum litigation solicitor with 12 years PQE. Experience in civil/commercial litigation and family law. Low hourly rates initially as starting out in locum work.

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New Permanent Candidates

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CN31777 Commercial Property Solicitor
6 year PQE commercial property solicitor, with recent experience working in a Legal 100 real estate team with secured lending, commercial property and planning work. Also assisting with landlord and tenant work. London or hybrid/remote.

CN31776 Employment Law Fee Earner
Employment Law fee earner with 18 years’ experience – most recently respondent work. Looking for a suitable hybrid role in Hampshire or working remotely from home.

CN31775 Licensed Conveyancer
3 year PQE licensed conveyancer with significant further property experience prior to qualification. Looking for a suitable role in the Central London area. Experience of equity release work & commercial lending.

CN31758 Conveyancing Executive
Conveyancing executive with 15 years’ experience looking for a suitable permanent role in the Bristol area.

CN31760 Real Estate Solicitor – Magic Circle
1 year PQE Real Estate solicitor, trained at a magic circle firm. Looking for a suitable role in the Central London area.

CN31770 Real Estate Solicitor
1 year PQE conveyancing/real estate solicitor with further property experience prior to qualification. Looking for a suitable permanent role in the Central or West London areas.

CN31768 Practice Manager and Accounts
Legal accounts and practice manager with 15 years’ experience. Looking for a suitable role in the Surrey area.

CN31762 Corporate Commercial Solicitor
20 year PQE solicitor and in-house counsel. Looking for a suitable in-house general counsel role in the Greater London area. Usual general counsel experience, including compliance, contracts, GDPR, broad corporate/commercial.

CN31761 Regulatory & Compliance Fee Earner
Fee earner with extensive prior experience dealing with compliance work, usually FCA. Also able to assist with landlord & tenant and personal injury work. Looking for a suitable role in the Rutland area and surrounds, or hybrid/remote/London.

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Law Firms for Sale

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New Investor Buyers
Two separate investor buyers with over £1 billion of funding behind them, looking to acquire and invest into a nmber of small to medium UK law firms with turnover in the region of £5-£100 million. Please contact us for further details.

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Updated Listing

Ref 100343 – South England

SRA regulated partnership 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. 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.

Recently Updated Listings

Ref 100353 – West Midlands

SRA regulated solicitors’ firm in the West Midlands with 2 partners looking for a sale or merger. Turnover c£900k, 22% net profit margin. Team of staff for TUPE including fee earner and support staff. 2 office practice specialising in residential conveyancing and wills & probate. Freehold premises can be included in the sale, leasehold of 2nd premises also available. One partner (conveyancing) remaining post-sale if required. CQS accredited and on most lender panels.

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. NB – requires an RI to acquire an audit firm.

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 100333 – East Midlands

Well established SRA regulated partnership in the East Midlands looking for a sale or merger. Turnover c£520k with very high profit margin. Small team of staff for TUPE. Locally based clients mainly from repeat business and recommendations. CQS accredited. Mix of work is mainly Residential Conveyancing, Commercial Property and Private Client Wills and Probate, with some Matrimonial. Offices available for sale or rent – good location with parking. PII £31K. Partners open to staying on in the short-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

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