Careers

Thank you for showing an interest in a career with Holmes & Hills Solicitors. We are a large regional law firm that has grown significantly in recent years. We are recognised regionally and nationally as a leading law firm in several areas of law.

We currently have the following vacancies. Scroll down the page for further details on each.

  • Commercial Property Solicitor - Braintree
  • Apprentice Business Support Assistant - Braintree
  • Solicitor - Planning & Development - Braintree
  • Digital Marketing & PR Executive - Braintree
  • Commercial Property Solicitor - Sudbury
  • Fee-Earner - Civil Litigation
  • Legal Costs Draftsman - Braintree
  • HR Adviser - Braintree
  • Secretarial Team Leader - Braintree

Commercial Property Solicitor - Braintree

Due to the continued growth in Holmes & Hills Solicitors' Commercial Property Team, we are currently seeking a solicitor to join our Legal 500 recognised team, to be based at our Braintree office. 

Click the link below for a full job description.

 

Further information

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to Sue Bushell, Practice Administrator


Apprentice Business Support Assistant - Braintree

Holmes & Hills Solicitors is currently seeking two Apprentice Business Support Assistants to be based at our Braintree office.

The prime role of the Business Support Team is to assist each team in operating at optimum efficiency across all offices. The team are expected to use a high degree of self-management and initiative and able to multi task. The Apprentice Business Support Assistant will perform a wide range of administrative and file management tasks.  

Duties

  • File opening for all teams across the firm
  • File closing for all teams across the firm
  • Archiving
  • Photocopying
  • Preparing Bundles
  • Scanning including medical records and saving into SOS
  • Transferring medical records onto discs
  • Ad hoc reception duties (location/driving licence dependent)
  • Responsibility for Wills/Deeds retrieval and storage
  • Provide ad hoc secretarial support to all disciplines within the firm and to produce work of a high specification

 

 

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to Sue Bushell, Practice Administrator


Solicitor - Planning & Development

Due to continued growth, Holmes & Hills Solicitors' Planning & Development Team is currently seeking a full time Planning Solicitor to work in our Braintree office.

The prime role of the Fee Earner is to advise and assist private and professional clients in pursuit of their best interests in the conduct of Planning and Development matters and to provide advise and representation to Local Planning Authorities in dealing with Planning matters. To assist the Planning & Development Team in generating fee income by taking responsibility for the conduct of matter on behalf of clients. To assist other members of the firm on subjects of expertise.

Click the link below for a full job description. 

 

Further information

 

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to Sue Bushell, Practice Administrator


Digital Marketing & PR Executive

This full-time position will be responsible for working closely with the Business Development Manager to plan and execute a digital marketing strategy for the Blackwater Law brand. This will include:

  • Planning, researching and producing (copywriting) content
  • Planning and management of PPC advertising – Adwords, display, native content – as well as placement
  • Planning and management of social media activity and paid social media campaigns
  • All SEO activity –Keyword research and targeting, backlink research and outreach (using appropriate software and tools)
  • Researching and targeting digital and traditional media outlets with valuable content – to build backlinks and increase brand reach
  • Briefing the design agency on requirements for graphic assets to be used in campaigns
  • Measurement and production of advertising and SEO performance reports for discussion with management

 

Further information

 

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to Phil Davies, Business Development Manager


Commercial Property Solicitor - Sudbury

Due to the continued growth in Holmes & Hills Solicitors' Commercial Property Team, we are currently seeking a solicitor to join our Legal 500 recognised team, to be based at our Sudbury office. 

This is an exciting new role and we therefore are looking for someone with the enthusiasm and ability to promote the firm from this new office and build up a varied commercial property caseload.  

Click the link below for a full job description.

 

Further information

 

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to Sue Bushell, Practice Administrator


Fee Earner - Civil Litigation

Holmes & Hills is a long established multi office Legal 500 firm in North Essex and South Suffolk. We are seeking a full time Solicitor to work in our Litigation team at our Sudbury office.

The successful candidate will have 2-4 years’ experience in civil and commercial litigation. Some construction experience preferred but not necessarily essential. You will be organised, self-motivated with a commitment to delivering excellent service and the enthusiasm and ability to promote the firm and contribute to the growth of an already successful team.

We offer a competitive salary and friendly working environment.

Click the link below for a full job description. 

Further information

 

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to Sue Bushell, Practice Administrator


Legal Costs Draftsman

Holmes & Hills Solicitors is seeking a full time Legal Costs Draftsman to work in our Braintree office alongside our Clinical Negligence & Personal Injury team.

The successful candidate will have experience of drafting bills of costs, replies, budgets as well as negotiating settlements. You will be organised, self-motivated with a commitment to delivering excellent service.  

You will be working with a good quality caseload of high value medical negligence and personal injury matters.

Click the link below for a full job description.

 

Further information

 

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to Sue Bushell, Practice Administrator


HR Adviser

Holmes & Hills Solicitors is seeking a full time HR Adviser to be based at our Braintree office. The prime role is to provide human resource services and support to all members of the firm.

Previous experience within a personnel environment essential and CIPD qualification preferred.

Click the link below for a full job description.

 

Further information

 

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to Sue Bushell, Practice Administrator


Secretarial Team Leader

The prime role of the Secretarial Team Leader is to provide comprehensive secretarial and administrative support to Fee earners/partners across the firm, ensuring the adequate allocation of resources.   

The ideal candidate mush have experience leading a secretarial team in a professional environment with high degree of self-management and initiative.

Click the link below for a full job description. 

 

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to Sue Bushell, Practice Administrator



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