With offices in Basildon, Chelmsford and Colchester, Birkett Long is one of the regions largest full service law firms and is still growing!

Birkett Long achieved a ‘Regional Heavyweight’ ranking in the Legal 500 directory and is recognised as the law firm with the strongest profile in Essex.

We currently have vacancies in our following teams:

- please see below for full details:



Family Solicitor/Legal Executive - Colchester Office

We have a vacancy for a full-time Solicitor/Legal Executive to join our busy and well respected Divorce and Family Team in our Colchester office.

The Firm

Birkett Long Solicitors are redefining what it means to be a Lawyer.  Based in Essex, with offices in Chelmsford, Basildon and Colchester, Birkett Long focuses on people – our clients, our employees, our business partners and those in our local communities.

We are a modern thinking Legal 500 law firm and this is an ideal opportunity to join a successful and thriving practice. We invest in our people and offer genuine career progression for the right candidate.

The Department

You will join a busy and highly regarded team who provides specialist advice and guides our clients through the entire divorce and separation process (including Mediation and Collaborative Law) and all aspects of living together.

Our advice covers:-

• Divorce
• Financial Remedy
• Private Law Child Arrangements
• Occupation/Non-Molestation Orders
• Schedule 1 Children Act
• Pre and Post Marital or Pre and Post Civil Partnership Agreements
• Cohabitee Agreements
• Separation Agreements

The Candidate

We are looking for a Family Solicitor/ Legal Executive experience in all aspects of family law.  The ideal candidate will have experience in managing their own caseload, appropriate to their level of experience.

The successful candidate will be expected to participate fully with business development and marketing.

If you believe you have the skills we are looking for please send your CV to

Leonie Dolling
HR Assistant

Birkett Long LLP – 1 Amphora Place, Sheepen Road, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3WG
Or alternatively to
Closing date:  11 October 2017

Agents please note that we work from a PSL. Whilst we would consider adding to the PSL if you have a candidate you consider suitable please contact our HR department directly. Please refrain from forwarding details directly to Birkett Long employees.

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Birkett Long LLP, the leading Essex based law and financial services firm is looking to expand.

With offices in Colchester, Basildon and Chelmsford, Birkett Long has significant growth plans over the next 5 years for its financial services business. Already a major contributor towards the firm’s success, recent branch expansion, acquisitions, and the associated client base increase present an unprecedented opportunity to realise its growth plans.

Predominantly working with quality ‘in-house’ leads from our huge, diverse and active client base and some self-generated leads, together with full paraplanning and administrative support, Birkett Long seeks high calibre advisers to deliver quality advice and fee income, or those that can demonstrate they have the potential ability to do so, and who are excited by the challenge of helping the firm meet and exceed its aspirations.

To be considered for these roles working in the professional services marketplace, successful applicants will need to evidence an established record of high achievement through managing effective and sustained client relationships (typically, but not exclusively HNW/business owners); having attained Level 4 Diploma, and ideally chartered status or the aspiration to achieve this in the future with ongoing support and personal development.

This is an employed role. There is an excellent remuneration package available, commensurate with the expectation of the role, with the exceptional backing of one of the leading law and financial services brands in Essex.

For further information on a completely confidential basis:

David Cant
01206 217381 or 07901 005257

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If you would like to apply for any of the positions advertised please send your CV along with details of the position you are applying for to Leonie Dolling

Should you be interested in applying for a different position with the firm please do feel free to send your CV to Liz O'Mahony, as we are happy to receive personal applications on a speculative basis.