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

PARALEGAL - CORPORATE & COMMERCIAL - CHICHESTER

The Role

Due to departmental growth an exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Paralegal to join our Corporate and Commercial department. 

The ideal candidate will have some previous proven experience of having worked in a legal firm and this role will suit someone who is looking to progress as a paralegal.  You will provide corporate support on a range of general and transactional corporate matters. You will need to be proactive and be highly organised with the ability to meet deadlines in a timely manner.  You will possess excellent  communication skills and be able to work well as part of a team.   Good I.T. skills are essential and an understanding of legal case management systems is desirable although training will be given. 

The Firm

A well established practice, with offices in West Sussex.  We deliver a broad range of legal services to local and regional individuals and businesses alike. Recognising that excellent client care is at the heart of a successful practice, our dedicated lawyers and support staff ensure a friendly and personable approach, listening to and tailoring solutions to individual circumstances.

The Package

This is a full time role working Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The firm offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience together with parking.

Please apply with CV to Amanda Hayward, Practice Director – a.hayward@ar-law.co.uk

 

PARALEGAL/SECRETARY -  PRIVATE CLIENT - CHICHESTER

The Role

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Paralegal/Secretary to join our Private Client department based at our Head Office in Chichester.  The ideal candidate will have previous proven experience in this area of work and will be able to provide the day to day secretarial and administrative support required.  You will need to be highly organised with the ability to meet deadlines in a time efficient manner and work well as part of a team.  A good working knowledge of I.T. systems is essential together with a working knowledge of case management systems although training will be given.

The Firm

A well established practice, with offices in West Sussex, and with a highly respected Private Client department. We deliver a broad range of legal services to local and regional individuals and businesses alike. Recognising that excellent client care is at the heart of a successful practice, our dedicated lawyers and support staff ensure a friendly and personable approach, listening to and tailoring solutions to individual circumstances.

The Package

This is a full time role working Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The firm offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience together with parking.

Please apply with CV to Amanda Hayward, Practice Director – a.hayward@ar-law.co.uk

 

PRIVATE CLIENT SOLICITORS  - CHICHESTER & STORRINGTON

The Role

Due to continuing growth of the Department we are looking to expand our private client team with ambitious and committed solicitors.

The Candidate

It is expected that you will have a solid background in private client work and be able to take advantage of the excellent client base and contacts that this firm enjoys. There will also be a focus on business development and growth within the team.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of two years PQE in private client work, be able to demonstrate a client-focused approach, possess excellent IT and literacy skills as well as being extremely well organised. Preferably, STEP qualified or working towards STEP, you will have the necessary experience of dealing with all aspects of private client law and be self sufficient in these areas. You will have a proven track record of attention to detail, and be capable of prioritising and working well under pressure.

The Firm

A well established practice, with a network of offices in West Sussex, and with a highly respected private client department. We deliver a broad range of legal services to local and regional individuals and businesses alike. Recognising that excellent client care is at the heart of a successful practice, our dedicated lawyers and support staff ensure a friendly and personable approach, listening to and tailoring solutions to individual circumstances.

The Package

A competitive salary commensurate with experience and excellent working conditions are offered to the successful candidate, with a clear path for professional progression within the firm. 

Please apply with CV to Amanda Hayward, Practice Director – a.hayward@ar-law.co.uk

 

COMMERCIAL PROPERTY LAWYER  - CHICHESTER

The Role

A great opportunity has arisen for an experienced commercial property lawyer to join the Commercial/Corporate team at our Chichester office. We are looking for a commercial property lawyer who has gained varied experience across all aspects of commercial property work including sales and acquisitions, L&T, secured lending and corporate support.

The role would suit a commercial property lawyer with commercial property experience gained at a local or regional firm. You'll be dealing with a varied and challenging caseload with plenty of exposure to clients, so if you are an ambitious lawyer, this is a real opportunity.

The Candidate

It is expected that you will have a solid background, be able to demonstrate knowledge in a variety of commercial property matters and be able to take advantage of the excellent client base and contacts that this firm enjoys.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of three years experience in the work, be able to demonstrate a client-focused approach, possess excellent IT and literacy skills as well as being extremely well organised. You will have the necessary experience in dealing with all aspects of the work and be self sufficient in these areas. You will have a proven track record of attention to detail, and be capable of prioritising and working well under pressure.

There will be a focus on business development and growth within the team, and the role provides an excellent opportunity to develop new relationships through business development and networking.

The Firm

A well established practice, with a offices in Chichester, Petworth and Storrington in West Sussex, and with a highly respected property department. We deliver a broad range of legal services to local and regional businesses and individuals alike. Recognising that excellent client care is at the heart of a successful practice, our dedicated lawyers and support staff ensure a friendly and personable approach, listening to and tailoring solutions to individual circumstances.

The Package

A competitive salary commensurate with experience and excellent working conditions are offered to the successful candidate, with a clear path for professional progression within the firm. 

Please apply with CV to  to Amanda Hayward, Practice Director – a.hayward@ar-law.co.uk

 

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