30+ days ago



We are looking for a 1-5PQE solicitor to join our property disputes offering in Bath.


The successful candidate will be expected to consistently deliver a high standard of legal advice to clients in a commercially astute manner, delivering outstanding client service at all times. To assist with the marketing of the department’s services and undertaking business development activities to build on the firm and team’s reputation for excellence.


Duties will include:


  • Manage a caseload of residential and commercial property disputes files, under supervision where appropriate, dealing effectively with cases and transactions
  • Manage time recording, WIP monitoring and billing consistently, meeting targets and objectives set
  • Deal directly with client to take instructions and ensures full understanding in order to deliver on client expectations
  • Research and draft article and assists with the production of marketing materials

  • Begin to develop a network of clients, contacts and potential referrers and attends networking events

  • Encourages juniors/ trainees and gives feedback to assist their learning, effectively delegating tasks where appropriate

  • Understands, learns and applies all business processes applicable to own work learning new processes as required




Skills & Experience:

  • 1-5PQE solicitor.
  • Experience within property disputes area of law.
  • Ability to manage own files with minimal supervision.
  • Strong client management skills with a focus on delivery of excellent client service.
  • Organised and able to effectively prioritise.

Core Behaviours:


  • Positive Attitude to Work- Approaches work with positivity and energy and thrives in a busy environment.
  • Effective Communicator- Clearly conveys information and ideas through the relevant media. Speaks in Plain English.
  • Self Aware- Recognises personal strengths and weaknesses and uses that knowledge to interact positively with others. Maintains a professional impression.
  • Team Player- Actively participates as a member of a team. Develops and maintains relationships with others.
  • Resilient- Functions effectively under pressure and handles difficult circumstances in a manner that is acceptable to others and Royds Withy King.
  • Open to Change- Receptive to new ways of working with the ability to be flexible in approaching tasks and problems.



We are a progressive UK Top 100 law firm known for our commercial, private client, clinical negligence and personal injury work.


Our firm has 470 people with offices in Bath, Oxford, London, Swindon and Marlborough. 


At Royds Withy King, people come first. Our brand is built around being ‘Ahead of the Curve’. By this we mean always trying to put ourselves in our clients’ shoes, looking ahead to the future, anticipating their needs and coming up with solutions.


We also pride ourselves on providing a brilliant place to work. We recognise that investing in our people and their career is the only way we can succeed in achieving what is best for our clients. Our friendly, accessible and supportive culture is incredibly important to us and we are continually looking at new ways to nurture and enhance it. Our people tell us that this is a firm with a flat structure, where everyone has a voice and everyone’s opinions matter.


Source: Royds Withy King