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The firm offers opportunities to those who join the firm - either as lawyers or support staff - to have a challenging and rewarding career in modern, fully integrated offices. We place great emphasis on personal development and training.

The firm encourages and supports individuals in their career development through structured internal education supported by external training.

If we are recruiting then you will find our latest vacancies in the sections below:

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Do you believe that law should be simple, affordable and accessible?

Then join US.

We will present you with work that is both challenging and rewarding, and because we recognise the development and success of our lawyers go hand in hand with the growth of our business, we will give you the support to build your career and achieve your goals.

Current Vacancies

Corporate Lawyer | Leeds

LCF Law is looking to recruit a senior lawyer to its Corporate Law Team to be based in the firm’s Leeds office.

The successful candidate will be between 8+ PQE and have had experience in working in mid-size and larger law firms in Yorkshire. You will have had experience of participating in acquisitions and disposals of owner managed businesses; shareholder agreements and advising business owners.

This position offers an ambitious individual the chance to be part of the that development and be part of shaping the future of the firm as well as their own career.

If you are interested in working with us please contact our Human Resources team and send your cover letter and CV via email here


Commercial Property Lawyer | Leeds

LCF Law is looking to recruit a Commercial Property Lawyer with 5 PQE + experience to be based in the firm’s Leeds office but working within the wider department which covers Bradford, Harrogate, and Ilkley offices.

The successful candidate will have an established network of business connections and actively engage in business development.

Experience in any of the following: retail sector, residential and commercial property development site creation, and charities, leasehold enfranchisement would be an advantage.

You will have experience of working in the Yorkshire region; and be willing to act as mentor to support junior colleagues.

You will be working in an open plan environment and the position is likely to be part office based and part remote working. The focus market is Yorkshire, but many clients are based outside the region.

If you are interested in working with us please contact our Human Resources team and send your cover letter and CV via email here


Personal Law Lawyer | Harrogate

LCF Law is looking to recruit a Partner or Senior Associate level with 8+ years PQE to be based in the firm’s Harrogate office but with the ability to work part remotely and working as part of the team across offices in Bradford, Leeds, Harrogate and Ilkley.

You will be working with higher net worth private clients in relation to Wills, Probates and Lasting Powers of Attorneys; Court of Protection and Deputyship; Inheritance tax planning work and Trusts.

The role is to assist in expansion of the Private Client work of the firm covering Trusts, Intergenerational Wealth Management, Wills, Probate and build on the firms existing reputation working with the firm’s Head of Personal Law.

There are opportunities for working more closely with the firms Corporate Department and those clients of the firm who use those services.

We are looking for a senior lawyer to the team who as ambitions not only for their own development but also of being part of the Personal Law leadership team, to lead and grow the team as part of the larger firm.

If you are interested in working with us please contact our Human Resources team and send your cover letter and CV via email here


Personal Law Lawyer | Harrogate

LCF Law is looking to recruit a Senior solicitor or Associate level with 5+ years PQE to work alongside the firm’s Head of Personal law.

The position will be based in the firm’s Harrogate office but with the ability to work part remotely and working as part of the team across offices in Bradford, Leeds, Harrogate and Ilkley.

You will be working with higher net worth private clients in relation to Wills, Probates and Lasting Powers of Attorneys; Court of Protection and Deputyship; Inheritance tax planning work and Trusts.

The successful candidate will be an excellent technical private client solicitor; a good and effective communicator; able to empathise with the clients; able to be play a supportive part of the team both across departments in the office, within the department; be willing to participate in business development initiatives; be a creator and taker of business development opportunities.

If you are interested in working with us please contact our Human Resources team and send your cover letter and CV via email here

Are you a graduate who has an interest in business development and an understanding on the importance of servicing the needs of customers within a tailored legal services market?

We are changing legal services for good; for the good of our clients and for the good of the profession.

If you want to join a law firm that is meeting the changing market for legal services contact us.

Applications for training contracts commencing in September 2022 are currently being considered with the closing date for applications being 31st December 2021.

Email your CV with a cover letter to ku.oc1631849052.fcl@1631849052notnr1631849052ohth1631849052

Our Business Support departments are crucial to providing the services which enables our lawyers to do what they are really good at, delivering Law.

Our in-house support teams all have wide range of high calibre skill-sets that the firm relies on to ensure it operates smoothly.

In return LCF Law invests in its support teams and believe in developing individuals within those teams career potential.

Current Vacancies

Admin Assistant | Bradford

Hours: 9.00 am – 5.30 pm 5 days a week.
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We have an exciting full-time opportunity for an Admin Assistant at our head office in Bradford within Residential Conveyancing.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing cost effective administrative support to the team in the work of the department.

Main duties will include:

  • At all times to exercise high standards of client care in a professional and pleasant manner
  • Undertake certain elements of fee earning work under supervision, in particular:
    • file creation
    • generation of suitable client care correspondence
    • completion of client questionnaires
    • ordering and processing search requests
    • scanning and electronic filing of incoming post
    • processing client documents
    • processing stamp duty land tax documents
    • miscellaneous administrative duties
  • The jobholder is not designated as a matter handler for file review purposes and does not therefore have his/her own file caseload.
  • Deal wherever possible with routine client enquiries and communications.
  • Manage the collation of matter start and matter completion data.
  • Scanning and file administration
  • Customer care and such customer contact as directed

About you:
An effective communicator both orally and in writing, you’ll have a pleasant but assertive manner both with colleagues and clients. You’ll be efficient and well organised with good control of diary systems and competence in the firm’s computer facilities.

If you are interested in working with us please contact our Human Resources team and send your cover letter and CV via email here


Conveyancing Assistant | Ilkley

Hours: 9.00 am – 5.30 pm 5 days a week.
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We have an exciting full-time opportunity for a Conveyancing Assistant at our office in Ilkley within Residential Conveyancing.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing effective administrative support, undertake fee earning work and ensure the successful development of the firm in line with the business plan.

Main duties will include:

  • Undertake certain elements of fee earning work under supervision, in particular:
    • file creation
    • generation of suitable client care correspondence
    • completion of client questionnaires
    • drafting of court documentation
    • attendance at routine directions/interlocutory hearings.

The jobholder is not designated as a matter handler for file review purposes and does not therefore have his/her own file caseload.

  • Deal wherever possible with routine client enquiries and communications.
  • Manage the collation of matter start and matter completion data.
  • Deputise for the designated fee earner in his/her absence, passing urgent issues to another senior fee earner for guidance.
  • To manage all client work allocated by the head of department and in accordance with detailed procedures and quality standards set by the firm from time to time.
  • To ensure that all client work is progressed expeditiously and that the client is kept regularly informed on progress and on costs.
  • At all times to exercise high standards of client care in a professional and pleasant manner.
  • To ensure the confidentiality and security of all the firm’s and client documentation and information.
  • To comply with the Solicitors Accounts Rules and the Rules on the Professional Conduct of Solicitors.
  • In liaison with Head of department to be active in promoting the services of the firm and its image and ethos.
  • In liaison with Head of department to take active part in the marketing, promotion and development of the department
  • To maintain clear and precise communications with other personnel of the firm.
  • To ensure good working relationships with external institutions and organisations.

About you:
An effective communicator both orally and in writing, you’ll have a pleasant but assertive manner both with colleagues and clients. You’ll be efficient and well organised with good control of diary systems and competence in the firm’s computer facilities.

If you are interested in working with us please contact our Human Resources team and send your cover letter and CV via email here


Secretary | Harrogate

Hours: 9.00 am – 5.30 pm 5 days a week.
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We have an exciting full-time opportunity for a Secretary at our office in Harrogate.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing day to day secretarial support for the designated lawyers and assistance when required within the department.

Main duties will include:

  • Typing, filing, production and distribution of notes and letters, arranging meetings and keeping the diary, dealing with general enquiries, photocopying.
  • Supporting the designated lawyers in the management of client expectations; management of the working day commitments and production and delivery of legal services
  • Liaising with client’s by telephone and personally.
  • Providing general secretarial assistance to designated lawyers and the Department as required.
  • Willingness to work beyond the limits of the normal working hours where time pressures and workload require additional input from both lawyer and secretary.
  • Other duties and projects as required.

About you:
You will have good typing and audio skills and knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Outlook. You’ll have a good telephone manner with strong organisation and communication skills. With the ability to work on your own initiative, you’ll handle confidential matters professionally and with discretion.

If you are interested in working with us please contact our Human Resources team and send your cover letter and CV via email here


Secretary | Bradford

Hours: 9.00 am – 5.30 pm 5 days a week.
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We have an exciting full-time opportunity for a Secretary at our head office in Bradford.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing day to day secretarial support for the designated lawyers and assistance when required within the department.

Main duties will include:

  • Typing, filing, production and distribution of notes and letters, arranging meetings and keeping the diary, dealing with general enquiries, photocopying.
  • Supporting the designated lawyers in the management of client expectations; management of the working day commitments and production and delivery of legal services
  • Liaising with client’s by telephone and personally.
  • Providing general secretarial assistance to designated lawyers and the Department as required.
  • Willingness to work beyond the limits of the normal working hours where time pressures and workload require additional input from both lawyer and secretary.
  • Other duties and projects as required.

About you:
You will have good typing and audio skills and knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Outlook. You’ll have a good telephone manner with strong organisation and communication skills. With the ability to work on your own initiative, you’ll handle confidential matters professionally and with discretion.

If you are interested in working with us please contact our Human Resources team and send your cover letter and CV via email here


IT Manager | Bradford

Hours: 9.00 am – 5.30 pm 5 days a week.
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We have an exciting full-time opportunity for an IT Manager at our head office in Bradford.

The successful candidate will be responsible for all IT systems and infrastructure, IT development and telecommunications within the business. It is the lead role in technology, change and deployment for the firm and a leader of all people involved in IT.

Main duties will be:

  • Develop the IT strategy and contribute to the firm’s goals and business objectives.
  • Harness the business benefits of relevant emerging technologies.
  • Create and implement IT policy for the organisation covering all technological matters, hardware and software procurement, IT services sourcing, staff development and rewards.
  • At management level, actively promote the opportunities that IT presents to the organisation, including the feasibility of change and its likely impact upon the business. This role is the main link for IT to partners in the firm.
  • Build a highly respected and professional IT team.
  • Represent the organisation externally on all matters relating to IT, establishing confidence and respect both personally and for the organisation.
  • Direct investigation of specific IT technologies, products, methods and techniques to assess their potential benefit to the firm and role in the IT strategy.
  • Keep management up to date on technology trends, developments and the associated business opportunities and develop business proposals to exploit those technologies.
  • Take accountability for the implementation of all aspects of IT across the firm.
  • Manage the IT budget carefully to ensure maximum return from the firm’s investment.
  • Deliver IT solutions and projects in response to client demands and requirements.
  • Actively manage suppliers that are responsible for delivering the IT service to the firm.
  • Be actively involved in projects and operational issues to ensure a speedy and professional conclusion.

About you:
You will be highly motivated and passionate about ensuring high standards of service and a proven project manager with strong leadership skills. Whilst beneficial, law firm experience is not essential. However, it is imperative that the appointee understands the pressures of the business, the nuances of working in a partnership and has the personality and ability to adapt to a law firm and execute the role successfully within that environment.

If you are interested in working with us please contact our Human Resources team and send your cover letter and CV via email here


Learning and Development Manager | Bradford

Hours: 9.00 am – 5.30 pm 5 days a week.
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We have an exciting full-time opportunity for a Learning and Development Manager at our head office in Bradford.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Proven work experience in a Generalist HR or Learning & Development role, or similar.
  • Proven ability to deliver across the full training cycle (analyse & assess > design & develop > deliver/implement > evaluate).
  • Experience of working in a regulated, legal or professional services environment.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills; confident facilitating in face to face and virtual environments, with expert knowledge of the use of video conferencing/webinar technology
  • Ability to develop and deliver learning and development initiatives using a wide range of media and methods that extend beyond traditional classroom delivery, including e-learning, virtual delivery, video guidance and other digital learning tools.
  • Ability to translate complex/technical processes and articulate them in a manner that can be easily interpreted, including the development of associated guidance materials.
    Experience of delivering change projects and leading on or effectively managing change within an organisation

About you:
You will be highly motivated and passionate about ensuring high standards of service and a proven project manager with strong leadership skills. Whilst beneficial, law firm experience is not essential. However, it is imperative that the appointee understands the pressures of the business, the nuances of working in a partnership and has the personality and ability to adapt to a law firm and execute the role successfully within that environment.

If you are interested in working with us please contact our Human Resources team and send your cover letter and CV via email here

A new way to become a lawyer and work with us too. What’s not to like about that?

Would you like to train with us and also receive a nationally recognised qualification? Whilst at the same time you can receive a salary and take a debt-free route to a career in the legal profession.

With the advanced and higher level legal apprenticeships which include CILEx, qualifications progression to qualified lawyer status (as a solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive) is possible.

We also offer apprenticeships in our business support departments.

Get in touch to find how you can start a career in law with us.

Current Vacancies

We don’t currently have any vacancies but if you can bring something to the firm please contact our Human Resources team via email here. Don’t forget to add your CV.