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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Commercial Property Solicitor to join our busy and expanding Commercial Property department.

BHW Solicitors is a leading independent law firm based in Leicester, operating one of the largest commercial property teams in the East Midlands. We are a specialist commercial practice, with top-tier rankings in both the Legal 500 and Chambers directories.

The department advises a broad client-base, including household names and prominent regional businesses, on a range of commercial real estate matters, including freehold and leasehold transactions.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 3 years PQE and experience managing their own varied caseload of commercial property matters. We are looking for candidates who can demonstrate a strong commercial property expertise, ideally gained within a reputable commercial property department.

You will be expected to maintain strong client relationships and deliver the very best client care to our existing client base, while developing new business leads.

In return we can offer a competitive salary and excellent long-term prospects.

Salary: £excellent

We require a Conveyancing Paralegal/Administrator to join our busy Residential Property department.

The successful candidate will play a vital role in the efficient operation of their team, providing paralegal and administrative support to a Conveyancing Team Leader and Conveyancer to help ensure a smooth client experience throughout the transaction.

Key duties will include:

  • file creation and client due diligence processes;
  • file closing and archiving;
  • generating correspondence and documentation;
  • ordering property searches and issuing contract packs;
  • liaising with clients and organisations on the phone and dealing with basic enquiries;
  • assisting the team with the setup of completions;
  • completing administrative tasks such as document scanning, photocopying and filing as required;
  • attending and participating in team meetings;
  • maintaining the key dates reminder system;
  • ensuring that client matter files are kept up to date, including the electronic workflow; and
  • other general administrative duties as and when required including answering external telephone calls, opening and sorting incoming post, franking outgoing post, door opening and client greeting.

Experience in an administrative position or similar conveyancing role would be beneficial, although further training will be provided.

We are looking for someone who is:

  • capable of working towards tight deadlines and under pressure;
  • enthusiastic, hardworking and can demonstrate initiative;
  • organised and able to complete assigned tasks effectively and promptly;
  • adaptable and accommodating;
  • a smart and tidy appearance;
  • good attention to detail; and
  • ICT competent, particularly with reference to the use of Word and Excel.

In return, BHW is able to provide an opportunity to develop within a large multi-team conveyancing department, alongside knowledgeable and experienced conveyancing staff. Our unique team structure provides progression prospects and a friendly, flexible and supportive environment.

We are looking for an Office Administrator to provide valuable administrative support to the business operations and management team of a leading independent Leicester based law firm.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who wishes to work and develop their career within the legal sector and/or a business support role. The successful candidate will gain exposure across a variety of business functions including operations, marketing, HR, recruitment, procurement, health & safety, and IT.

This is a full-time office-based role.



The management team provides key business support services to enable its legal teams to provide industry leading legal advice to our growing client base.

They are responsible for the smooth running of the firm’s policies and procedures, operations, IT systems, HR and recruitment requirements, marketing and development initiatives, and insurance and accreditation renewals.

The successful candidate will support and assist the firm’s Managing Director, Marketing and Operations Manager, and Practice Manager in the day-to-day running of these vital business support functions.


Responsibilities will include:

  • helping to maintain HR and personnel records,
  • processing management data and compiling performance reports,
  • assisting with the Firm’s social media, email newsletters and other marketing activities,
  • updating the Firm’s website and third-party business profiles,
  • processing job applications and liaising with recruitment agencies,
  • assisting with general health and safety requirements across the offices,
  • arranging third-party contractors,
  • maintaining office records,
  • monitoring and ordering office supplies,
  • maintaining diaries and booking appointments,
  • updating template documents and workflows,
  • answering the phone and providing reception cover,
  • meeting and greeting office visitors,
  • scanning and photocopying,
  • opening and distributing incoming post and franking outgoing post,
  • carrying out research, and
  • fulfilling other administrative duties as required.

Personal qualities

Applicants for this role should have:

  • good written and spoken communication skills,
  • a professional and confident telephone manner,
  • competent ICT skills (particularly with refence to Word and Excel),
  • an organised approach and the ability to prioritise tasks,
  • good time management and work ethic,
  • willingness to learn and embrace new tasks,
  • the ability to complete assigned tasks accurately and efficiently,
  • capable of taking instructions and working within a team, and
  • the capability of working towards tight deadlines and under pressure.

Applicants for this role should be:

  • reliable and be of smart appearance,
  • enthusiastic, hardworking and can demonstrate initiative, and
  • flexible and possess a pro-active can-do attitude.

Desired qualifications and experience

We are ideally looking for applications from candidates with a minimum grade C or above in English and Maths at GCSE level (or equivalent) and two A level (or equivalent) qualifications at grade C or above.

The successful candidate will ideally have administrative experience in an office environment. Law firm experience may be beneficial but not essential as training will be given.


BHW will provide you with an opportunity to develop within a leading and expanding independent law firm, providing excellent prospects for progression within a supportive environment.