Hopkins Law Vacancies

Consultant Solicitors

If you would like to be part of the dynamic Hopkins Law team, we are currently looking for consultant solicitors and solicitor practices with a following to work within our care, matrimonial and private client departments on a fee-sharing consultancy basis. Excellent terms are available.


At Hopkins Law we have a reputation based on trust and integrity which is why our clients keep returning to us. As a result of our success, we are looking to recruit an experienced Property Legal Assistant to join our team. The position is based at our Cardiff office. The successful candidate will provide direct support in a busy Conveyancing department.

Duties will include, but are not limited to:-

  • To provide legal assistance to our Property Solicitors and clients.
  • Preparing quotes, liaising with potential clients and assisting with queries, through to successful instruction.
  • Dealing with the Land Registry, Mortgage Lenders and other relevant parties
  • To assist the Property Solicitors in the management of their caseload by undertaking legal procedures as supervised by the Solicitor.
  • To assist the team with file related queries ensuring client service levels and client standards are always adhered to.
  • To ensure that clients are dealt with efficiently and politely and that appropriate legal matters are raised with the Solicitor.
  • To attend to clients, taking instructions, and conducting letter and telephone enquiries as necessary.
  • To process post and e-mails in accordance with the firm’s time scales and procedures.
  • To progress cases on a timely and effective basis in accordance with professional standards, internal procedures, key dates and milestones.
  • Making applications to Land Registry.
  • Updating the case management system/lenders systems as appropriate to ensure compliance.
  • Requesting appropriate searches
  • Preparing files and closing and archiving.
  • Undertaking training as appropriate. This may include (but is not limited to) firm training, regulatory training and developmental training (if appropriate).


What are we looking for?

  • A Legal Assistant with 1 year + experience in Residential Property matters
  • Someone who can operate effectively as part of a team with excellent organisation skills.
  • The ability to work under pressure and enjoy being part of a busy team
  • Computer literacy and use of a Case Management system
  • A committed attitude and copes effectively in demanding circumstances with an ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • The ability to communicate clearly and accurately to clients and other parties
  • Use of initiative
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Salary depending on experience

For more information about this Property Legal Assistant role please contact Liane Farthing at Hopkins Law hr@hopkinslawltd.com with a CV and covering letter.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Legal Secretary within the Family Department based in Cardiff, to join our award-winning firm!

Responsibilities include:

  • Volume typing
  • Dictation
  • Preparing bundles and documents for court hearings
  • Client billing
  • File work including opening, closing and archiving
  • Maintaining documentation and filing systems
  • Managing email correspondences, calls and enquiries
  • Diary management.

Experience Required

Previous legal secretary or legal administration experience is essential. Strong administrative skills and IT skills required. The ideal candidate will be detail oriented, organised, and have the ability to work to tight deadlines.

This will be an amazing role for anyone looking to move to a firm where they will feel valued and supported throughout their career. If you are interested and have the relevant skills, get in touch for a confidential discussion about this opportunity.

Apply Now

To apply, send your CV with a covering letter to HR@hopkinslawltd.com.

As part of our drive for expansion & to meet increasing client demand, we’re interested in acquiring solicitor practices & recruiting consultant solicitors/fee-earners to work within our care, family and private client departments. If you’re thinking of retiring or changing direction, maybe now is the time to have a chat with us. Excellent terms are available. Contact kmordey@hopkinslawltd.com in the first instance for an initial confidential discussion.