Careers

We are always interested in hearing from talented lawyers, ambitious trainees, experienced professional secretaries, and support staff.

Our current, open vacancies are listed on this page. We also always welcome speculative employment enquiries, so if your skills and expertise don’t quite fit the roles below, but you’re keen to join our professional, friendly Thames Valley practice, please do send us your CV, and a covering letter explaining which specific area of our practice would be of interest to you.
 
Speculative applicants and applicants interested in any of the positions listed below should email a CV and covering letter to Practice Manager Sam Edgington at  sam.edgington@rowberrymorris.co.uk specifying the vacancy applied for or marked “speculative”. All applications will be treated in strict confidence.

Rowberry Morris Solicitors is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Data Protection

Rowberry Morris Thames Valley LLP (Rowberry Morris”) is a Data Controller within the meaning of General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) (GDPR). We refer you to our candidate privacy notice.

When you apply for a role with Rowberry Morris, you will consent to us processing your personal information for the purposes of the recruitment exercise. You have the right to withdraw your consent for processing for that purpose at any time. To withdraw your consent, please contact Sam Edgington. Once we have received notification that you have withdrawn your consent, we will no longer process your application and, subject to our retention policy, we will dispose of your personal data securely.

 

Current Vacancies

Tadley

Commercial Property Lawyer/Partner

An experienced and personable property lawyer (Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive) to deal with commercial property work based in our Tadley office, with the ability to deal with some (mainly HNW) residential property work and supervise and act as head of the residential department. Commercial property work will include dealing with new commercial leases, assignments, lease renewals and related Landlord & Tenant matters, development land including options and overage agreements, unincorporated business sales and purchases, and general business/property advice, and diverse property issues e.g. adverse possession and many ancillary matters.

This role is a senior appointment, and an exciting opportunity for the right person, that carries clear career and early partnership prospects and a salary and bonus arrangement commensurate with the role.

Please apply by sending a CV to sam.edgington@rowberrymorris.co.uk

 

Reading

Practice Administrator

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Practice Administrator within a well-established law firm. You will be working closely with the management team and handling matters for three branches that include HR and recruitment, compliance, panel and other membership applications, and management of IT and facilities.

This is a varied role promising the chance to work for a highly regarded firm. Ideally your background will be within the Legal or Professional Services Sector, but this is not essential.

To apply, please send your CV by email to sam.edgington@rowberrymorris.co.uk

 

Private Client Lawyer

We are currently seeking to recruit an experienced and ambitious private client lawyer to join our busy Private Client Team in our Reading office. 

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate hands-on experience across the full range of private client work and be confident in providing quality advice to clients in a professional and personable manner.

The role will involve dealing with

  • Will drafting including not only the advising on and completing of straight forward Wills, but also those including Trusts and advising on the tax implications of the same.
  • Estate administration from start to finish, including intestate estates, and dealing with all Inheritance Tax, income tax and capital gains tax issues arising during the administration.
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney and registration of Enduring Powers of Attorney.
  • Court of Protection work.
  • Elderly Client matters.
  • Capacity Issues.
  • Tax planning.
  • Trust administration.
  • Other professional connections including accountants, financial advisers and care agencies to provide holistic advice for the client.

Essential Requirements

  • Ability to process a large independent caseload effectively whilst sustaining a very high level of attention to detail and meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to build relationships with both existing and new clients and with professional connections.
  • A proven financial record and commercial attitude.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good technical experience in wills, trusts, probate and general tax advice.
  • A willingness to support the Department in Business Development.
  • Strong IT skills, including the use of a case management system.

There is excellent scope for career progression and to make your mark in the department; full support will be given to help you achieve your objectives.

The suitable applicant is likely to have between 3-6 years PQE but this is a guide only and we will consider strong applications outside of this level.

Salary commensurate with experience.  Part-time or flexible hours will be considered.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to sam.edgington@rowberrymorris.co.uk

 

Residential Property Lawyer

Ambitious junior lawyer wanted for busy residential property department. Ideal candidate will be a Qualified Solicitor, CILEX or Licensed Conveyancer with 2 years PQE, looking to progress to the next stage of their career by joining a well-established department where they can continue to develop their career with training and support from our experienced residential property team. Good opportunities for career and personal development.

To apply, please send your CV to sam.edgington@rowberrymorris.co.uk

 

Childcare Lawyer

Good opportunity for an experienced Childcare Lawyer to join our highly regarded, busy Childcare department.

We have been a leading childcare firm for over 40 years and this is an opportunity with excellent prospects for a committed and ambitious childcare lawyer to join the team.   

Children’s Panel membership or eligibility to apply to join the Children’s Panel with a minimum of 3 years PQE are essential.

Both full and part-time applicants will be considered.

To apply, please send your CV to sam.edgington@rowberrymorris.co.uk

 

Solicitor/CILEX for our busy Property Department.

Good opportunity for an experienced qualified solicitor or legal executive to work with an experienced property team. The role has very good prospects for career development.

Please apply by sending a CV to sam.edgington@rowberrymorris.co.uk