Commercial & Agricultural Paralegal

Want a new challenge in a friendly, award winning law firm? Read on…

Farnfields Solicitors have an excellent opportunity for a Paralegal to join our busy Commercial & Agricultural Department at our North Dorset office in Shaftesbury

What is the role?

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing direct legal and administrative support to fee earners and also daily conduct and care of files which have been assigned to you under the supervision of the fee earner.

Who you are?

You will be a team player with excellent organisational skills and skilled at multi-tasking and meeting deadlines.  You will be passionate about providing first class client service and have great communication and IT skills with a friendly, professional and proactive approach.  The ideal candidate will either have previous paralegal or legal assistant experience, ideally within a property team, but this experience is not essential for the right candidate. Alternatively, you will have a legal qualification and will be looking to start a career in law.

This is an excellent opportunity to join an established, award winning Firm who are modern, friendly and ambitious; coupled with a down to earth approach.

A bit about us

  • We are a well-established and successful law firm with a modern and down to earth approach.
  • Passionate about providing an excellent service to our clients.
  • Winner of Contribution to the Community at the 2019 Dorset Legal Awards.
  • Winner of Property Team at the 2019 Dorset Legal Awards.
  • Winner of Law Firm of the Year (up to 10 partners) at the 2018 Dorset Legal Awards.
  • As a Lexcel accredited firm and a member of LawNet we are committed to career development and providing challenging work to positively engage and motivate our staff.
  • We place importance on being part of the local community.
  • We are friendly, supportive and ambitious.
  • At Farnfields we recognise the importance of family life and can offer a good work life balance.

Please apply in writing, attaching your CV, to

Expect far more…  Apply now to join a great team and take a step forward in your career.

Due to our continuing strong growth, we currently have a number of exciting career opportunities available:

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Warminster Applications close on October 28th, 2022

Residential Conveyancing – Legal Administrative Assistant (Maternity Leave Cover)

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Commercial Property Lawyer

Shaftesbury Applications close on October 28th, 2022

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