Careers

Your Legal Career Starts Here

As a successful law firm, we are always on the look-out for talented people. If you have the drive, dedication and people skills to make your mark at Alexander Shaw Solicitors.

Consultants 

We offer expert consultants an option to work via a self-employed consultancy basis. This is not as a locum, but solicitors provide their services to their clients through an established law firm. It is similar to a barrister working at chambers.

Our firm takes a percentage of sums billed and collected. In return our firm provides

  • PI cover;

  • Premises/meeting rooms;

  • Secretarial/admin/IT;

  • Accounts support;

  • Access to legal know how/precedents.

Law Students /
Summer Interns

We provide undergraduate work experience for students who aspire to a career in law, and preferably who are currently either studying law at University or working towards their LPC. 

The placement is for 2 weeks and is unpaid, but it gives you essential legal firm work experience to add to your future CV. The placement provide students with the opportunity to shadow solicitors in their areas of interest. 

Paralegals / Staff

 

We occasionally seek experienced Paralegal and/or ambitious law graduate to work as a Paralegal in our firm.

Although Paralegal experience is desirable, we are open to applications from anyone with a solid academic background with the right attitude, personality and transferable skills.

 

In this role as a Paralegal, you will work side by side with the fee earners, supporting on various administrative and legal tasks. The role requires the ability to communicate at all levels with operational staff and up to senior management and director.