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Careers & Vacancies

Reasons to choose Wilson Browne

Wilson Browne Solicitors is a firm with a vision and that vision starts with being a great place to work…

…no long commute, a proper work-life balance, varied and interesting clients, opportunities for development and career progression and a host of other benefits.

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Current Vacancies

Employment Solicitor / Legal Executive - Based at Northampton (Full Time)

Why you should join us at Wilson Browne.

It could be that you’re looking for more from life than an endless pile of casework.

It could be that you’re a ‘seize the day’ person who’s looking for an opportunity to shape their own destiny.

Or it could simply be that you’ve heard of us, and you relish the idea of being part of our award-winning team (named as the Northamptonshire Law Society’s Law Firm of the Year for the third time in 2019 and possessing numerous Law Society of England & Wales “Excellence” achievements).

If you’re close to qualifying, or have up to 3* years’ PQE, then read on.

We’re looking for an ambitious Employment Solicitor/Legal Executive who can work independently, handling their caseload from instruction to completion with the support of a solicitor and Partner. This role involves managing a diverse and varied caseload of contentious and non-contentious work for businesses of all sizes, as well as some employee work. If you’ve read this far, you’ll also be interested to know that we have a proven track record in developing and promoting from within.

This is a role where your voice will be heard, with genuine scope for a challenging but supported career.

Wilson Browne is the largest commercial law team in Northamptonshire – recognised by the Legal 500 and Lexcel Accredited. We’re a friendly 6-office practice with a strong client base, loyal staff members and an excellent work/life balance (believe it or not, we even have our own corporate teddy bear…but we remain serious about what we do).

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(* candidates with more experience will also be considered)

Tempted to find out more?
Please send us your current CV, salary and expectations, either by email to or in writing to: John Whitehouse, Practice Manager, Wilson Browne Solicitors, 4 Grange Park Court, Roman Way, Northampton, NN4 5EA

Experienced Commercial Litigation / Dispute Resolution Solicitor – Based at Kettering

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Commercial Litigation Solicitor to join our Legal 500 team. This role is based in the Kettering office. Working closely with a Partner and with supervisory duties over more junior members the role has real scope to mould, build, grow and lead the team from within, in an atmosphere of support.

Wilson Browne acts for a diverse client base including SMEs, OMBs and listed companies across a wide range of commercial disputes. Accordingly, this role will involve a wide range of commercial litigation including but not limited to shareholder disputes, breach of contract, professional negligence, corporate disputes, contractual disputes and insolvency. Experience of Commercial Property disputes would be an advantage. The wider team also handles debt recovery and adverse possession.

As this role will involve handling often complex claims we are keen to secure a candidate with excellent litigation experience and strong attention to detail who has the ability to pick out the key points in claims. Previous experience of handling a broad range of commercial litigation matters is essential.
Wilson Browne is a friendly Lexcel Accredited 5 office regional practice with a strong client base, loyal staff members and what we think is the perfect mix of varied, good calibre work and a strong work life balance. The firm is the NLS Large Law firm of the Year 2017-18 (having won previously in 2015), and was Highly Commended at the 2018 Law Society Excellence Awards in two categories.

The ideal applicant should have at least 2 years of commercial litigation experience. They will need to be competent at working independently, handling their own caseload from initial instruction through to completion, whether that be at trial or through some form of ADR. This is a role where your voice will be heard, with genuine scope for a challenging but supported career.

We offer a competitive remuneration package which, in addition to salary consists of contributory pension scheme, health insurance and free life assurance (after 6 months’ service). We also offer good support and training opportunities along with excellent future prospects for career progression.

John Whitehouse
Wilson Browne Solicitors
4 Grange Park Court
Roman Way

Large law firm of the year  – we won the Northamptonshire Law Society Large Law Firm Of The Year Award in both 2015/16 and 2017/18 and now Law Firm Of The Year 2019.

Many of our teams are recognised by the Legal 500, a Who’s Who of the legal profession.

We are highly ranked in the following areas, and will be aiming for even more:
•Real estate – Social housing
•Real estate – Commercial property
•Insurance – Personal injury and clinical negligence: claimant
•Private client – Family
•Private client – Personal tax, trusts and probate
•Corporate & Commercial – Corporate & Commercial

We’ll help you shape your future.

We have a strong track record and proud history in developing people. Wilson Browne Solicitors is committed to recruiting high-quality candidates who will prove to be a long-term asset to the firm. If proof was needed,
•We can count 8 current or former partners who trained with us
•We have 4 Legal Execs/CLCs who qualified with us
•18 members of staff currently working towards legal qualifications, funded by us. (as of December 2015)
•Over the past 12 months, the firm has promoted 4 solicitors into Junior Partner positions, 6 Legal Secretaries into Paralegals, 2 Office Assistants into Legal Secretaries and a Legal Cashier into a Senior Accounts Assistant.

Depending on role and level, we can offer a comprehensive benefits package, which can include:

  • Option to join a pension scheme where we will match up to 4% contribution.
  • BUPA (certain positions only) with the ability to add spouse and/or dependants.
  • Permanent Health Insurance, also known as Group Income Protection, (certain positions only) which pays a percentage of salary after 6 months sickness absence.
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Health Screening
  • Regular Long Service Awards’
  • Discounted Health Club and Gym Memberships•Competitive holiday entitlement that rises with length of service.
  • Death in Service benefit (after qualifying period) paying 3 x salary.
  • Paid Volunteer Leave

Even if you don’t currently see an opportunity that interests you we’re always delighted to hear from enthusiastic, talented people looking for their next move, whether legal professionals or those looking for non legal opportunities.

Interested? Then email your CV, package details, desired role and location to: