Newly Qualified Solicitors

Newly Qualified Solicitors
Working with colleagues, clients and professionals across East Anglia

The Newly Qualified Solicitors role

The successful candidates will be either a newly qualified solicitors or qualifying in the next 6 months.  The candidates will want to specialise into one our commercial teams based at our A12 Commercial Hub.

The candidates will be working alongside an expert and highly successful team and joining a forward thinking firm in a period of exciting growth and expansion. 

What experience do I need?

Ideally at least one of your training seats will have been in commercial property, corporate- commercial, leasehold extension, property, planning, litigation, construction or contentious probate and you will be able to demonstrate a keen interest in one of these areas.

What do our other NQ's say about working at Holmes & Hills?

I joined as a trainee, and Holmes & Hills’ commitment to developing new lawyers has been a key factor in me qualifying and now working as a Solicitor at the firm. From an early stage I have been given challenging work, with close guidance and support from senior lawyers. The office is a friendly environment, and many of us enjoy socialising outside of working hours also.

What skills and attributes should I have?

  • A professional approach to work
  • Exceptional Client Care
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritise
  • Strong attention to details

What are we offering?

A competitive salary, as well as a modern and agile working environment at the firm’s brand new regional head office, the A12 Commercial Hub, at Marks Tey, Colchester. The A12 commercial Hub offers colleagues free parking, agile working space, and easy access by road (being based on J25 of the A12) or train (500m from Marks Tey train station). You will be based in Holmes & Hills’ Commercial Property Team and work collaboratively and alongside the  Planning and Construction Teams who are also based at the A12 Commercial Hub.

Employees are also able to benefit from a great remuneration package and a number of additional benefits including access to an employee assistance programme, virtual GP access 24/7, death in service, a retail discount platform and optional medical insurance policies at group discount rates*

About the company

Holmes & Hills Solicitors is a large and growing regional law firm with its heart in East Anglia. From six offices across Essex and Suffolk - including the brand new 14,000 sq ft A12 Commercial Hub at J25 of the A12 - our 140 legal industry professionals work in partnership with clients to provide truly proactive legal services through personal relationships.

Acting as a trusted advisor to individuals, businesses and local authorities, the solicitors and support staff at Holmes & Hills take the time to understand clients’ objectives before delivering practical advice through a personal and accessible approach.

Apply today


We apologise, but due to the volume of applications we are currently receiving, we may not always be able to respond to unsuccessful applicants.

*Effective as of 1st July 2021.

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