West Sussex Solicitor Vacancies

West Sussex solicitors Anderson Rowntree is a traditional but pro-active firm using the very latest IT to provide a consistent level of quality service to all its Clients. We have three offices situated in the beautiful countryside of West Sussex.

Imagine how different your journey to work could be!

Our people are our greatest asset and what makes Anderson Rowntree a great place to work and a firm with an enviable reputation.

As one of the oldest established law firms in West Sussex, our clients and staff enjoy a strong heritage blended with fresh thinking. The firm has a reputation for its professional work and its personal approach with clients. 

Excellent client service is at the heart of everything we do. We believe that the key to our success is in hiring excellent people, providing them with interesting and challenging work, and rewarding them well.

We look for exceptional individuals who are friendly, ambitious, willing to be challenged and committed to providing the highest standards of client service. We understand that excellence in client care and services isn’t just about our processes, it is about our people, that is why we are committed to the ongoing development of our staff.

A Practice Made Perfect by Teamwork

We take great pride in the friendly but hardworking atmosphere in our offices. As well as the usual opportunities for continuing professional development, employees are encouraged to develop their careers by participating in local activities.

We provide a friendly, professional and supportive environment, and time is always found to discuss as a team the particular problems that may arise in individual cases.

This is not a faceless organisation; working in a medium-sized firm, you soon get to know your colleagues and the clients. The qualities we look for in our people are friendliness, commitment, flexibility and the ability to work as part of a team.

We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from candidates from all parts of the community.

Additional Benefits

  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Contributory Private Medical Health Scheme
  • Free parking
  • Free non-contentious legal services (conditions apply)
  • Staff introduction bonus scheme

Current vacancies

Receptionist/Office Assistant – Petworth Office

The Role

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Receptionist/Office Assistant to join our Petworth Office. You will be responsible for providing both front of house and administrative support to the office. Your duties will include answering the telephone and greeting clients, organising the post, by hand deliveries, photocopying, scanning and file closing/deeds storage. You will also assist with any facilities requirements for the office along with maintenance of equipment and any other such duties that are required to support the day to day running of the office.
 

The Candidate

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to get some good solid experience in a busy office environment. The ideal candidate will have a helpful and friendly disposition, an excellent telephone manner, be highly organised and a strong team player.
 

The Package

This is a full time role working from Monday – Friday. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience along with parking and a contributory health insurance scheme.
 
Please apply with CV to Amanda Hayward, Practice Director – a.hayward@ar-law.co.uk

Private Client Lawyer – 5 Years PQE +

The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Private Client Solicitor or Legal Executive to join our long-established firm with offices based in Chichester and Petworth. This is a full-time role working Monday – Friday but we can offer some flexibility in terms of home working. The role can be based from either of our offices working within our Private Client team covering a broad range of private client work to include Wills, Trusts, Probate, Estate Administration and Powers of Attorney. STEP membership or someone working towards this would be a bonus but not essential.
 

The Candidate

The successful candidate will have a minimum 5 year’s PQE and a solid background in private client work. You will be able to handle your own caseload and be highly organised. In addition, you will need to possess a good technical knowledge of the relevant areas of the law whilst providing an excellent client service. A flexible attitude and the ability to work as part of a team are also essential.
 

The Package

In return we offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience together with 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, health insurance and paid parking.
 
Please apply with CV to Amanda Hayward, Practice Director – a.hayward@ar-law.co.uk
 
AGENCIES BY AGREEMENT ONLY

Litigation Solicitor/Legal Executive

The Role

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Litigation Solicitor/Legal Executive to join our firm, based either at our Petworth or Chichester Offices. This is a full-time role working Monday – Friday and we are also able to offer some flexibility in terms of home working. You will be covering all aspects of non-personal injury civil litigation to include property litigation, neighbour/boundary disputes, tenancy disputes and possession claims, consumer issues, contested probate, business/partnership disputes, preparation of employment contracts and debt recovery.
 

The Candidate

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years pqe in this area having worked as a Solicitor or Legal Executive. This will be a standalone role and you will be able to efficiently handle your own caseload of civil litigation matters whilst providing an excellent client service. You will be highly organised and possess excellent time management skills. We are particularly keen to hear from those with a background in property litigation.
 

The Package

In return we offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience together with health insurance and paid parking.
 
Please apply with CV to Amanda Hayward, Practice Director – a.hayward@ar-law.co.uk
 
AGENCIES BY AGREEMENT ONLY

We are always keen to hear from bright, enthusiastic people who are interested in pursuing their career in the Law. For further information or to apply for any position, please send your CV to:

Amanda Hayward, Practice Director

Anderson Rowntree LLP

Avenue House

8-10 Southgate

Chichester

West Sussex PO19 1ES

Email: a.hayward@ar-law.co.uk