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t Hodge Jones & Allen we employ well over 200 people and run a popular trainee programme so throughout the year we have various vacancies. We do consider a large number of applications so, unfortunately, we are unable to respond to those applicants who are not successful. Our HR team apologise for this but, hope you will understand that due to the volume of CVs received their focus is on close consideration of each one and shortlisting in liaison with the relevant department.

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WE ARE LOOKING FOR…

Private Client Lawyer (1-2 Years’ PQE)

Hodge Jones & Allen Solicitors  – Leading London NW1 Law Firm 

Hodge Jones & Allen Solicitors are looking to recruit a full-time 1-2 Year PQE Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive for our Private Client Team.

The successful candidate will have experience of private client work, specifically drafting wills and LPAs, applying for probate and administering estates. Experience of working on trusts and Court of Protection cases will be an advantage.

  • You will be expected to run your own caseload of wills and probate cases, and assist the Court of Protection team with their professional deputyship work.
  • You will need to have good administrative and literacy skills.  You will be very methodical, have good time management skills and be able to work on your own initiative.
  • You will be part of a busy team, which will involve you dealing with people at all levels, therefore excellent communications skills are essential.
  • You will be expected to take part in marketing activities to promote the profile of the team.

Good computer skills, as well as excellent attention to detail are essential, as well as being able to work to tight deadlines.

Operating from modern Central London premises, Hodge Jones & Allen Solicitors are a highly regarded firm. We offer good prospects, training and IT facilities.

To apply, please send a covering letter, CV and current salary details via the form below or to Alice Simmonds at asimmonds@hja.net.  

Closing date: 5pm, Friday 18 June 2021.

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  • Closing Date
  • Friday 18 June 2021
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Court of Protection Paralegal

Hodge Jones & Allen Solicitors – Leading London NW1 Law Firm

Hodge Jones & Allen Solicitors are looking to recruit a full-time/part-time Court of Protection Paralegal for our Private Client Team. Part-time hours are 21 per week.

The role will involve paralegal work including phone calls to clients and third parties, dealing with utility companies, insurance companies and landlords, completing annual reports on cases, applying for benefits, research, ordering items, arranging insurance and dealing with general correspondence.

You will need to have administrative and literacy skills.  You will be very methodical, have good time management skills and be able to work on your own initiative. In addition, you will need to be able to keep track of all the requests that the team send on a daily basis, so that none are overlooked and then prioritise which tasks need to be done urgently.

You will be part of a busy team, which will involve you dealing with people at all levels, therefore excellent communications skills are essential.

Good computer skills, previous administrative experience, as well as excellent attention to detail are essential, as well as being able to work to tight deadlines.

Operating from modern Central London premises, Hodge Jones & Allen Solicitors are a highly regarded firm. We offer good prospects, training and IT facilities.

To apply, please submit a covering letter, CV and current salary details via the form below or to Alice Simmonds at asimmonds@hja.net.

Closing date: 5pm, Friday 18 June 2021.

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KEY INFO

  • Closing Date
  • 5PM, Friday 18 June 2021
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Dispute Resolution Solicitor (NQ – 2 Years’ PQE)

Hodge Jones & Allen Solicitors | Leading London NW1 Lawyers

HJA are looking to recruit two junior solicitors with experience in general civil litigation including professional negligence, contentious probate, ToLATA, breach of contract claims, and tort work and be familiar with all funding arrangements including private, CFA, LEI and some legal aid.

Candidates must have had experience in at least one of the following disciplines:

  • Contentious probate
  • ToLATA claims
  • Professional negligence

Experience of other litigation disciplines, such as breach of contract claims and property litigation is desirable.

Candidates must also have a good working knowledge of the Civil Procedure Rules, and be able to carry out basic case management with minimal supervision.

The role will involve assisting senior members of the team with their varied caseloads, alongside managing their own files as they develop the requisite skills and experience.

The right applicant will be committed to assisting us in providing an excellent service to our clients and will be an integral part of the team.  They will be proactive in generating new work.

Operating from modern Central London premises, HJA are a highly regarded firm who are accredited with the Lexcel practice management standard and Investors in People management standard. We provide our Solicitors with varied, challenging caseloads which frequently include high profile cases.

We offer excellent prospects, training, IT facilities and support. Competitive salary and other benefits available to the right candidate.

To apply, please send a covering letter, CV and current salary details. 

Closing Date:  5pm, Wednesday 30 June 2021.

 

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Environmental Lawyer – Civil Liberties & Human Rights

Hodge Jones & Allen Solicitors – Leading London NW1 Law Firm

Applications will be considered from qualified solicitors or junior barristers.  The role is a permanent position however applications for other arrangements such as a fixed-term contract / secondment will be considered.

This position will work alongside a small existing team within our wider Civil Liberties and Human Rights department to help drive forward the firm’s environmental legal work and engage in strategic litigation.

This role offers an exciting opportunity for those with experience of running, or advising on, environmental law cases.  Litigation experience is essential and the applicant should be able to demonstrate an interest in and knowledge of environmental issues.  The role will involve building, or assisting in the building of, a caseload and will involve marketing and networking.

Applications from those with additional experience in human rights, personal injury and/or planning cases are welcome.

Applicants should have excellent technical, organisational and drafting skills.

The role will offer the successful candidate the opportunity to work on some ground breaking cases and engage in creative lawyering. The role will benefit from access to a paralegal and may involve some supervisory duties.

Salary is dependent upon experience.

To apply please send a covering email, CV and current salary details using our online form or via email to Alice Simmonds at asimmonds@hja.net.

Closing date: 5pm, Monday 14th June 2021.

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KEY INFO

  • Closing Date
  • 5PM, Monday 14th June 2021
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Duty Solicitor (6 Years’ PQE+)

For over 40 years, Hodge Jones & Allen Solicitors has been at the centre of some of the UK’s most renowned legal cases.

Our Criminal Litigation Department is one of the country’s leading criminal practices. It is consistently ranked in Legal 500 and Chambers, with many of our solicitors regarded as leading practitioners in their field. From high profile to the routine, from complex fraud to protest, our goal is to provide the best criminal defence service to each of our clients.

We’re seeking to expand our team and are seeking to recruit duty solicitors 6 years PQE+, with their own following or caseload. Candidates should be keen to progress to the next level in their career, in a demanding but supportive environment which has a culture and ethos of fighting for our clients.

Full time, part time and consultant positions will all be considered.

Please apply by sending a covering letter and CV, with current salary details via the form below or by email to Alice Simmonds at asimmonds@hja.net.

 Closing date for applications is 5pm, Friday 11 June 2021.

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KEY INFO

  • Closing Date
  • 5PM, Friday 11th June 2021
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Duty Solicitor (1-3 Years’ PQE)

Hodge Jones and Allen Solicitors are looking to expand their criminal litigation department

HJA’s Criminal Litigation Department is one of the country’s leading criminal practices. It is consistently ranked in Legal 500 and Chambers, with many of their solicitors regarded as leading practitioners.

We’re seeking to expand our team and are seeking to recruit duty solicitors, from 1-3 years PQE. Candidates should be keen to progress to the next level in their career, in a supportive but demanding environment.

Please apply by sending a covering letter and CV, with current salary details using the form below, or via email to Alice Simmonds at the following email address: asimmonds@hja.net

Closing date: 5pm, Friday 11 June 2021

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KEY INFO

  • Closing Date
  • 5PM, Friday 11th June 2021
Apply now

“People really care about what they do and they want to go the extra mile and that goes across all departments”

Agata Usewicz

Partner
Agata Usewicz

"People based and people focussed, we want to make a difference to peoples’ lives”

Leticia Williams

Partner
Leticia Williams

“The job satisfaction you get when you help someone and you’ve seen how they’ve become empowered – that is priceless”

Bharti Shah

Partner
Bharti Shah

SAY HELLO TO THE MANAGEMENT TEAM

Hodge Jones & Allen Solicitors is a Limited company. The firm is registered with and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA). Patrick Allen, Senior Partner is supported by a Board of Directors and 41 partners

MEET THE FULL TEAM
Patrick Allen
Patrick Allen
Senior Partner
Chun Wong
Chun Wong
Partner
Jayesh Kunwardia
Jayesh Kunwardia
Partner
Agata Usewicz
Agata Usewicz
Partner
Julie Hardy
Julie Hardy
Director of Finance
Denise Kitchener
Denise Kitchener
Director of Marketing