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Okells Francis Law – Private Client Lawyer
Private Client Lawyer - Ross on Wye, Hereforshire

Okells Francis Law are looking for an experienced Private Client Lawyer to join their busy 2 office practice 

The Role – This is a full time permanent position, managing our Private Client Department. The work consists of a varied, high quality case load including Wills, Estate Administration, Estate Planning, Trust Administration, LPA’s, Tax Planning, Court of Protection and other related Private Client matters, together with dealing with all aspects of elderly client issues. The firm has a significant agricultural client base.

The Person – A confident Private Client Lawyer (ideally STEP qualified,) you will have at least 5+ years experience of handling all aspects of this type of work and managing/ supervising a team. You must be able to work autonomously, instil confidence in clients and have a positive attitude to your work.

The Location – set in the beautiful county of Herefordshire, Ross-on-Wye serves a wide radius of the surrounding counties. This long established and well-respected firm has a second office in Lydney set in the Forest of Dean. With excellent road access from the M4, M50 and M5 this is an excellent central location.

Salary – commensurate with experience

Apply – in writing with full CV to Liz Collins, Okells Francis Law, Church Row, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire HR9 5HR or email

Burges Salmon – Rural Property Lawyer

Burges Salmon are looking to recruit a Rural Property Lawyer with excellent academics, together with evidence of high quality relevant experience.  You will be comfortable working with both private clients and corporate/institutional clients and their agents.  Detailed knowledge of agricultural property law is not required, as training will be provided.


The core non-contentious Rural Property team comprises two partners and two senior associates working with a dedicated team of solicitors and legal executives.

The Rural Property Team are property lawyers who form a key part of the firm’s multidisciplinary Food and Farming specialism, which advises food retailers, distributors, processors and producers alongside landowners and farmers.  They work closely with the firm’s private client and dispute resolution teams as well as with lawyers in allied areas such as banking, planning, environment, energy and corporate law.

Clients are quick to praise the team’s efficiency, responsiveness and ability to provide clear and practical solutions to complex legal matters.” (Chambers 2018)


The team’s work encompasses all areas of rural life and business, from lifestyle buyers of country houses to historic landowners managing estates and well established rural businesses expanding into new projects. Burges Salmon have a national practice spread across Scotland as well as England and Wales, dealing regularly with all of the major rural land agents and other multipliers.

The firm act on the sale, purchase, leasing and mortgaging of farms, estates, country houses and other rural properties and advise on a wide range of issues arising from the ownership, occupation and management of rural land and buildings.

Clients include significant rural landowners including The Crown Estate and charities, such as National Trust and The Woodland Trust, the Environment Agency, as well as numerous private owners and occupiers.

Further information

We offer competitive salaries and a generous relocation allowance.


For further information please contact: Tel: 0117 307 6026


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Burges Salmon is an Equal Opportunity employer.

JWK Solicitors – Property & Agricultural Law Solicitor
Property & Agricultural Law Solicitor

JWK Solicitors have an exciting opportunity for a Property and Agricultural Law Solicitor in Morecambe.

The ideal candidate will be an ambitious solicitor with Commercial & High-Value Residential (HVR) Property and Agricultural Law experience. The role will deal with a range of Commercial & HVR property transactions. As well as this, the agricultural law transactions include: sales and acquisitions of development sites; farms and land; surrender and re-grants, and residential development work.

You must have a good working knowledge of property and an interest in agricultural law.

The firm places great importance on its long standing local client relationships, so you must be professional and commercially aware with a client-focused attitude and experience in business development.

If you are a Property and Agricultural law Solicitor who is keen to work for a market leading, Legal 500 firm, then please apply now with a copy of your CV, to our practice manager:

Alistair Highham, Practice Manager, JWK Solicitors, 5 Thurnham Street, Aalborg Square, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 1XU


Below is a link to JWK Solicitors’ website:

Ashtons Legal – Lawyer Opportunities

Ashtons Legal is a growing firm in the East of England with a focus on providing excellent legal advice to a diverse range of landowners, trading companies, institutions and executives across our region and beyond.

The team seeks self-starting and commercially-focussed lawyers (from NQ upwards) willing to work on an agile basis working in Ashtons Agriculture and Estates team.  You will find no silo working here, just a friendly and supportive team of professionals working together to make sure the clients of the firm get the best legal advice.

Our firm has a flexible and award winning reward and benefits structure and a culture of openness with an innovative leadership looking to the future.

Ideally, you will have links to the region, or perhaps even an East Anglian client-following that you want to take to the next level, and if so please get in touch to learn more.

If you have experience in working within the agriculture industry or are a Commercial Property lawyer who likes the countryside and food, please get in touch.

We are also looking for candidates with inheritance tax and partnership experience (not necessarily in agriculture and estates), which could be in addition to or instead of property experience.

No recruitment agencies please.

Please contact Claire Hughes at with your CV.

Bowcock Cuerden – Agricultural & Commercial Property Solicitor Opportunity
5yrs PQE - Agricultural & Commercial Property Solicitor

Progressive Cheshire commercial and agricultural firm requires experienced full time Agricultural and Commercial Property Solicitor

Minimum 3-5 years PQE.

Email CV to Mrs Julia Pritchard: