Careers

Career Opportunity

Location

Our team are based in our North Devon Offices at Barnstaple, Bideford and Braunton. Brewer Harding & Rowe represent clients across a very wide area.

Salaries

Brewer Harding & Rowe has an internal salary structure across the firm. Salaries for these roles are negotiable based on experience, and the role being applied for.

How To Apply

To apply for any of these positions, you can upload your CV by following the link for each role. Alternaitvely you can contact our practice manager Wendy Johnson to apply, or to find out more details about any of the roles.
Email: wendy.johnson@bhrlaw.co.uk or Telephone: 01237 427522


We are currently recruiting for the following roles:

Commercial Property

This is a rare opportunity for a commercial property solicitor wanting to reconsider their work/lifestyle balance. We are offering a successful career path with ongoing development and partnership prospects. Whilst our location suits those who enjoy outdoor pursuits in one of the most enviable coastal areas, including top surfing beaches.

The right individual will have been qualified for 3 plus years, working on a range of commercial property and linked commercial transactions. We seek a commercially minded solicitor with a positive approach to client care and who enjoys cementing existing and new relationships.


Qualified Conveyancing Fee Earner

This is an excellent opportunity for a qualified solicitor, CLC or CILEx member to advance their personal career development by joining our friendly team in North Devon and for the right candidate to advance to partnership level.

The right individual will ideally have at least one to two years PQE experience working as a residential conveyancing fee earner in a fast-paced environment and must be able to manage their own case load.

We seek a conveyancer who is commercially minded with experience working on a range of residential transactions and is able (or willing to learn) to undertake more complex conveyancing processes. We are looking for someone with a positive approach to client care, compliance and who enjoys cementing existing and new relationships.

They will have experience using SOS Connect or a similar CMS and can quickly pick up new digital workflows. They will also have a proactive approach to reinforcing and developing internal processes.


Residential Conveyancer

Brewer Harding & Rowe is seeking an individual who has experience working within a fee-earning role or an assistant who is ready to begin moving on to manage their own files by using their own initiative under supervision.

The right individual will ideally have at least one to two years experience working within a fast-paced residential conveyancing department with aspirations to progress and develop. The role involves managing a range of residential purchases, sales and remortgages of both freehold and leasehold property.

We are looking for someone with a thoughtful and conscientious mindset, who is quick to learn new processes and able to communicate clearly and effectively with others. They will have some experience using a Case Management System and can quickly pick up new digital processes.


Family Litigation Solicitor

The firm has an opening for an experienced Family Litigation Solicitor to join our team. We are looking for someone to take on a retiring Partner’s existing clients as well as build their own case load. The candidate should ideally have been qualified for at least 5 years and have a successful track record in running an independent caseload. Experience of practice and procedure in both financial and children cases will be an advantage, as will having substantial experience in conducting advocacy.

The practice has a strong, long-established reputation and benefits from having offices situated in the major towns of North Devon. The role will be particularly fulfilling for a commercially-minded Lawyer who enjoys cementing relationships with a large existing client base, as well as building new personal and professional contacts.

Given the stage of the firm’s development, there are excellent opportunities for the right candidate to advance the evolution of their personal career whilst enjoying the benefits of an area with a highly sought-after work/life balance. North Devon is known for its unspoiled countryside and golden sandy beaches, many of which are home to the thriving sports and surfing community of the area.


Legal Clerk

We are looking to recruit a legal clerk to join our Commercial Conveyancing Team to work with our fee earners in a senior support role and to develop their knowledge and understanding of commercial conveyancing. The ideal candidate will be a university graduate, however this is not essential for the right candidate, as full training will be given. Experience working in a commercial conveyancing department is desirable but not essential. This is an exciting opportunity with the opportunity to develop and progress within the department. Candidates will need to be flexible and have the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. They will also need to demonstrate an ability to use their own initiative.


Accounts Clerk

We seek a trainee Accounts Clerk to join our Accounts team in Barnstaple. The ideal candidate will be a university graduate, however, this is not essential for the right candidate, as full training will be given. Experience working in accounts is desirable. Candidates will need to demonstrate financial acumen and be able to work independently and as part of a team. They will also have the ability to use their own initiative.


Legal Secretaries

The firm has openings for Secretaries of varying levels of experience to join the firm across our branches.

Candidates new to the legal sector will need to have the ability to work independently and as part of a team. They will also have the ability to work and use their own initiative and an enthusiastic attitude.

Experienced candidates will have at least 2 years previous experience as a secretary, preferably with an understanding legal work, together with a good knowledge of using case management systems with accomplished audio typing skills.

The deadline for this role is 1st September 2021.


Receptionists

The firm has openings for Receptionists of varying levels of experience to join the firm across our branches.

Candidates new to the legal sector will need to have the ability to work independently and as part of a team. They will also have the ability to work and use their own initiative and an enthusiastic attitude.