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Lanyon Bowdler Careers

Lanyon Bowdler is a great place to work!

The firm combines professional excellence with a family atmosphere which is the envy of many other law firms. With a dynamic and modern character the firm is focused on success and growth. This success and growth generates room for our staff to mature and grow within the firm and enjoy stimulating and rewarding careers.

Lanyon Bowdler genuinely believes that a happy team, where staff enjoy working, means our clients get a better service from cheerful, motivated staff.

Lanyon Bowdler offers:

Flexible working - to support the work life balance.

Lanyon Bowdler is committed to supporting worklife balance and all staff are provided with the opportunity for flexible working. Staff can bank time and use it at a suitable time to meet their personal needs.

Lanyon Bowdler is constantly looking to recruit the best people who are motivated, personable and committed to becoming part of our continued success.

So, whether you are a lawyer, or a secretary, and you want to join our team fill in the enquiry form below.

Training Contracts 

Lanyon Bowdler takes on four to six trainees each year, so with training contracts usually being for two years we generally have at least eight trainees with us at any one time, and usually around ten. Trainees usually spend six months in each "seat", so they gain experience in four areas of work. Not only do we offer our trainees support, guidance and valuable experience in the technical aspects of their work, we encourage them to be part of the firm as a whole. They have opportunities to attend careers fairs, where they can talk to students about how to work towards a future in law, there are also chances to attend events and seminars, where they can develop their business development skills.

To find out more and how to apply, the recruitment process and application deadline, please see our Training Contracts page.

Work Experience

Please note we also offer work experience, although no applications are being taken for 2022. Applications for 2023 are open. Placements last for one week and dates and office locations will be discussed with candidates who are successful in being offered an interview. 2021 applications are now closed and applicants will hear from us in due course. The deadline for 2023 applications is 4pm on 15 January 2023.

If you would like to apply for work experience at Lanyon Bowdler, please send your CV and covering letter to work.experience@lblaw.co.uk

Work Experience Podcast

To find out all about the work experiece procedure at Lanyon Bowdler, listen to our podcast here

Legal Secretary

If you are looking for an environment where you could quickly learn and develop your skill set with career progression opportunities we have a fantastic opening for a Secretary/Administrator within our Corporate & Commercial team based in Telford or Ludlow.

As part of our progressive and forward thinking firm you will assist lawyers by providing high level secretarial and administrative support enabling them to operate at optimum efficiency. The role will include communicating with existing and potential clients, audio typing and diary management along with the preparation of high quality correspondence and legal documents.

Office: Telford Department: Corporate & Commercial

Apprentice Administrator Receptionist

We are seeking to appoint a new member of our Docupoint team. DocuPoint is where all of the mail, photocopying, binding, scanning and all other general administration tasks for the organisation are performed. The successful applicant will perform a variety of roles including reception duties, data entry, filing and archive management as well as distribution of post.  

Office: Bromyard Department: N/A

Compliance Officers

A unique opportunity has arisen for two compliance officers to join our risk team. These are new roles and you will support the senior compliance officer working closely as key members of the risk team, demonstrating the highest standards of compliance behaviour to raise awareness of regulatory requirements and compliance policies, monitoring and reporting on internal compliance, along with assisting the senior compliance officer with all aspects of regulatory compliance as required. 

Office: Telford Department: N/A

Legal Secretary

We have an exciting new opportunity for a secretary/administrator within our expanding Commercial & Agricultural Property team based in Conwy.  

As part of our progressive and forward thinking firm you will assist lawyers by providing high level secretarial and administrative support enabling them to operate at optimum efficiency.  The role will include communicating with existing and potential clients, audio typing and diary management along with the preparation of high quality correspondence and legal documents.

Office: Conwy Department: Commercial & Agricultural Property

Commercial & Agricultural Solicitor (NQ – 2PQE)

We require a solicitor to join our growing Commercial & Agricultural Property team in Shrewsbury. You will join one of the most recognised firms of solicitors in the Commercial and Agricultural Property sector. We are well known for offering a high quality service and for having strong technical knowledge. 

This is an opportunity for an individual who wants to work in a friendly and supportive environment, where you can utilise and develop your skillset, at a firm which is modern, progressive and forwarding thinking. 

Office: Shrewsbury Department: Commercial & Agricultural Property

Legal Assistant Paralegal

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join our Commercial Property team which is recognised by Chambers UK and The Legal 500. 

Well known in the local market for offering a friendly service and professional advice, we have offices across rural Shropshire, Herefordshire and into North Wales.

Working under supervision you will undertake a range of duties from client care correspondence, submitting searches, preparing Stamp Duty forms and preparing completion statements and invoices along with a range of administrative support tasks. 

 

Office: Hereford Department: Commercial & Agricultural Property

Legal Secretary Clinical Negligence

As part of our progressive and forward thinking firm you will assist lawyers by providing high level secretarial and administrative support enabling them to operate at optimum efficiency. The role will include communicating with existing and potential clients, audio typing and diary management along with the preparation of high quality correspondence and legal documents.

Office: Shrewsbury Department: Clinical Negligence

Medical Legal Assistant

Are you medically trained, know your way around medical records and looking for a new direction? This is an exciting and unique opportunity where you can use your medical skills in an office based role in a local law firm.

You will join the Clinical Negligence team of our leading firm where you will use your expertise and medical knowledge to assist with various aspects of clients files. 

Office: Shrewsbury Department: Clinical Negligence

Clinical Negligence Solicitor (NQ-2PQE)

We have a unique opportunity for a NQ-2PQE solicitor to join our Clinical Negligence team in Shrewsbury. This is a great time to join our leading legal firm as recognised by Chambers UK and The Legal 500 during our continued growth and expansion, we can offer a competitive salary for the right person with a range of benefits including healthcare scheme, life insurance and flexible working opportunities. 

The role will provide exposure to high quality, complex and varied caseloads including working on the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust Maternity cases. You should have experience of working within Clinical Negligence. Excellent communication skills are essential, together with a strong client service ethic. 

 

Office: Shrewsbury Department: Clinical Negligence

Clinical Negligence Solicitor (8+ PQE)

We have a fantastic opportunity for an 8+ PQE Grade A solicitor to join our Clinical Negligence team. This is a great time to join our leading legal firm as recognised by Chambers UK and The Legal 500 during our continued growth and expansion. You will be working in a close and supportive environment using and developing your skillset, with a leading team of lawyers who have a strong expertise in a whole range of Clinical Negligence claims.

We can offer a competitive salary for the right person with a range of benefits including healthcare scheme, life insurance and flexible working opportunities. 

 

Office: Shrewsbury Department: Clinical Negligence

Employment Solicitor

We have an opportunity for a solicitor to join the Employment team at Shrewsbury/Telford. Are you an ambitious employment law solicitor looking for your next career step? This is a role where you will work in a small but motivated team, with a firm which has an emphasis on personal development and maintaining a positive culture.

We can offer a competitive salary for the right person with a range of benefits including healthcare scheme, life insurance and flexible working opportunities. 

Office: Shrewsbury Department: Employment

Legal Support Assistant

We have a fantastic opportunity for a legal support assistant within our Clinical Negligence Team based in Shrewsbury. 

Previous legal experience is not essential as full training will be given. You must be confident in the use of Microsoft Word and IT systems and be able to demonstrate the ability to work in a busy environment along with good organisational and time management skills with a high attention to detail and accuracy.

Office: Shrewsbury Department: Clinical Negligence

Private Client Solicitor / Legal Executive

Are you looking to take a step up, or do you already have experience of managing a small private client team? Are you already an experienced team leader looking for a better work-life balance? You could be what we are looking for if you are 4+ PQE private client solicitor or legal executive, looking to work for an expanding firm recognised by Chambers UK and The Legal 500, with a dynamic and modern character focused on success and growth. If this sounds like you then we want to hear from you. 

Office: Telford Department: Private Client

Private Client Solicitor

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the private client team at our Oswestry office. We are a leading legal firm as recognised by Chambers UK and The Legal 500 and are well known in the local market for offering a friendly service and professional advice. 

The successful candidate can look forward to running a varied caseload including wills, lasting powers of attorney, trusts and estates. You will demonstrate excellent communication skills together with a strong client service ethic and will be keen to take a pro-active approach to business development and developing your reputation within the market place.

Office: Oswestry Department: Private Client

Residential Solicitor or Conveyancer

We can offer you flexible working opportunities to achieve a better work-life balance including the opportunity to work from home and part time working. We are offering a competitive salary for the right person with a range of benefits.

Office: Bromyard Department: Residential Property

Debt Recovery Manager

We have an exciting opportunity for a debt recovery manager to join our debt recovery team within our Telford office. £23,000-£30,000 DOE.

Office: Telford Department: N/A

Solicitor Conveyancer

The successful candidate can look forward to running a varied caseload including sales and purchases, remortgages, easements, transfers of equity and sales of part. You will have ample opportunity to demonstrate your excellent communication skills and your strong client service ethic. You will be keen to take a pro-active approach to business development and developing your reputation within the market place.  

Office: Telford Department: Residential Property

Commercial & Agricultural Solicitor

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a  5-10 PQE solicitor to join our growing commercial and agricultural property department in Shrewsbury or Telford. This is a great chance to join one of the most recognised firms of solicitors in the commercial and agricultural property sector. We are well known for offering a high quality service and for having strong technical knowledge.

Office: Shrewsbury Department: Commercial & Agricultural Property

Residential Solicitor Conveyancer

Are you looking for a better work-life balance? Are you an NQ-5PQE residential property solicitor/conveyancer looking to work for an expanding firm recognised by Chambers UK and The Legal 500 with a dynamic and modern character focused on success and growth? If so, we want to hear from you!

Office: Shrewsbury Department: Residential Property

Planning Lawyer

This is a fantastic opportunity for a 3 PQE+ lawyer to join our planning team in our commercial & agricultural property department.

Office: All Locations Considered Department: Planning

Corporate & Commercial Solicitor

Due to our continued expansion we are now seeking a driven corporate and commercial solicitor. We will consider all candidates regardless of PQE. Work will include private M&A transactions, asset sales, reorganisations, fundraisings, EIS/SEIS investments, joint ventures, shareholder exits, share schemes, shareholders agreements etc.

Office: All Locations Considered Department: Corporate & Commercial

Client Testimonials

Very straight forward sale with no hitches - very impressed.

- Brian & Shirley Jones, Bromyard

Lanyon Bowdler coped with restrictions due to the pandemic very well. Emma was always polite pleasant and professional giving excellent advice.

- Gwenfyl A Williams, Oswestry

Holly was a pleasure to deal with, she was prompt at returning emails and keeping me updated. Thank you so much Holly for your support to me through the process, you displayed total empathy and patience throughout. 

- Mrs Elizabeth Heywood, Shrewsbury

I was competely satisfied with all aspects of the service.

- Mr S Taylor, Telford

A complete honest and friendly service from start to finish. Thank you very much. 

- Mr William Peace & Richard Peace, Ludlow

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