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We are looking for a solicitor/FCILEx to join our wills and probate team in Romsey. Experience will include the drafting of Wills and LPA’s, administering and drafting trusts along with estate administration and some Court of Protection experience.

Salary is dependant upon experience.

Please forward your CV and covering letter or any enquiries regarding the vacancy to Joanne Smith at or by post to Footner & Ewing LLP, 14a Water Lane, Totton, Southampton, SO40 3ZB



An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Residential Property Conveyancing Solicitor or Residential Property Conveyancing Legal Executive or Licensed Conveyancer to join this Firm’s residential property conveyancing department.

The ideal candidate will have at least 3+ years PQE however, these are guidelines only and aptitude, an appetite for hard work and aspiration to progress are the main requirements.  The role will be supported by an established secretarial support team.

You will be responsible for dealing with both standard and complex residential sales and purchases, re-mortgage, transfer of equity and new build properties and must be able to hit the ground running from the offset.

This role will give you the opportunity to join an office that deals with a good quality of work as the residential property department is very well regarded in the local area and has long standing established relationships with the local Estate Agents. This Firm will give you a fantastic opportunity to build your career in the residential property sector and support your development.

Salary will be dependent upon experience.

Please forward CV and covering letter to Amanda Warren at



We are currently seeking highly motivated and skilled Criminal Solicitors to join our well established team based in and around Southampton. The ideal candidate(s) will have a strong background in criminal law, ideally be duty accredited and possess excellent communication and advocacy skills.

Key Responsibilities:
As a Criminal Solicitor, your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Advising and representing clients in criminal matters, including providing legal representation at police stations and court proceedings.
    • Managing a diverse caseload, including conducting thorough research and analysis of case facts, legal issues, and relevant legislation.
    •          Drafting legal documents, including correspondence, proofs, witness statements, and pleadings.
    •          Conducting case preparation, including gathering evidence, interviewing witnesses, and liaising with the Crown Prosecution Service.
    •          Developing and maintaining strong working relationships with clients, colleagues, and other professionals within the criminal justice system.
    •          Representing clients in Magistrates’ and Crown Courts, as well as other tribunals and appellate courts, as required.
    •          Ensuring compliance with regulatory and firm requirements, including maintaining accurate records and adhering to confidentiality protocols.
    •          Joining the local duty Solicitor scheme and/or participating in the Firm’s out-of-hours rota and providing on-call support to clients as needed.
    •          Continuously updating legal knowledge and skills through professional development and training.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • A minimum of 2 years PQE in criminal law
  • Duty Solicitor accreditation (preferred but not essential)
  • A valid Driving Licence and access to a vehicle, as travel to client meetings and court appearances will be required.

Happy to consider full or part time.  Salary will be dependent upon qualification and experience.

Please forward covering letter and CV to



We have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and enthusiastic individual(s) to join our established and respected criminal department working closely with members of an experienced criminal law team to manage a varied caseload.

In addition to attending Police Stations as an Accredited Police Station Representative, the role will also involve assisting fee earners within the department with all aspects of their work including undertaking research, case administration and document management, analysis of information and evidence, attending meetings with clients and counsel, attending at court appearances and drafting witness statements.

You should hold The Police Station Representatives Accreditation Scheme to apply for this role.

Training and close supervision will be provided by senior fee earners within the team.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

•          A strong background in criminal law
•          A valid Driving Licence and access to a vehicle, as travel to client meetings and court appearances will be required.

Competitive salary will be dependent upon experience.

Please forward covering letter and CV to


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