Business Team Solicitor/FCILEx


Vacancy: Business Team Solicitor/FCILEx 2-4 Years PQE

Hours: Full-time, permanent contract
Location: Torquay

Our Business Team

The team combines efficient legal support colleagues with trusted and experienced lawyers who together deliver outstanding client care across the full range of business services. The partners in the team have deep sector knowledge in their areas of expertise such as Health, Care, Hospitality and Insurance.

Within our supportive and experienced business team, you will be able to enjoy the autonomy to develop your practice and client engagement.

The Role

The role will be based primarily at our Torquay office. It will be aligned with your PQE and business services experience and will allow you to develop your caseload as well as your business services  skill set.

You will undertake fee earning work with specific responsibility for transactional work and commercial drafting.

Who You Are

Your role in the Business team is key. We expect you to demonstrate previous experience of undertaking a broad sweep of business services work. It is important to us that you can evidence a comprehensive understanding and eye for detail on all business-related matters whilst at the same time displaying a team spirit and good sense of humour. We are a friendly team of people with a supportive attitude and we only welcome those with a similar approach.

Your enthusiasm for the law should be evident in your engagement with this specialism. If you feel you could be a positive asset to our business team, we would like you to tell us what you have achieved in your practice so far and how you wish to develop that practice .

You will:

  • Ideally have 2-4 years in business services work.
  • Have a sound understanding of the business services discipline.
  • Be focused on and committed to delivering first-class client service.
  • Have demonstrable experience of developing relationships with both new and existing clients, as well as referrers of work.
  • Be a team player with an enthusiastic, can-do attitude.
  • Enjoy working in an environment that is highly focused but friendly and supportive.
  • Contribute to the future success of the business services team and the wider firm.

*     This is only a guideline and does not preclude applications from candidates who may have more PQE or equivalent experience.

Vacancy details

Position: Business Team Solicitor/FCILEx 2-4 Years PQE

Department: Business

Location: Torquay

Contract: Full-time, permanent contract

Hours of Work: 35 hours per week

Start Date: As soon as possible

Closing Date: Thursday, 30th June 2022

The Reward

It is extremely important that all our team members feel valued and their hard work and commitment is recognised so we offer a generous remuneration package which makes Kitsons an employer of choice.

If you work for us, you will enjoy a range of benefits which include:

  • Competitive salary.
  • Pension.
  • 33 days’ holiday per annum, which includes bank holidays.
  • An additional day’s leave on your birthday.
  • Western Provident Association (WPA) – health care cash plan for all employees.
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Free staff legal services – wills and conveyancing.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Membership of Mindful Employer.
  • A range of initiatives to support physical and mental health wellbeing.

Find Out More and Apply

For an informal discussion regarding the vacancy in the business team or if you have any specific queries in relation to the roles and responsibilities, please contact Corri Pedrick or Jayme Nicholson who are  Partners and Head of the Business Services Team on 01803 202020.

If you would like to apply for the position and would like an application pack, please contact our HR Manager, Louise Mason, on 01803 202020.  Alternatively, please download a copy of our Employment Application Form and return your completed form to:

Miss L Mason
HR Manager
Kitsons LLP
Minerva House
Orchard Way
Edginswell Park
Devon TQ2 7FA

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Mail: Miss L Mason, HR Manager, Kitsons LLP, Minerva House, Orchard Way, Edginswell Park, Torquay, Devon TQ2 7FA