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We are looking for a talented solicitor with between 2 and 8 years’ experience to join our Commercial Property team in Southampton and underpin two of our property Partners.

Recognised as an “outstanding property team” and a leader in the south of England, our property lawyers have a well-earned reputation for providing sound and pragmatic legal advice across all property matters.

The Role

This is a generalist role however, experience and an interest in development work is desirable. The successful candidate will work for a range of clients including institutions, national businesses, private investors developers and private land owners carrying out a range of high quality work.

The Candidate

The following skills are essential:

  • Commercially aware
  • Ensure the highest level of client care
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A sense of initiative and enthusiasm

We want you to thrive at Paris Smith and be the best version of yourself. That’s why we do what we can to support your health and happiness both at work and outside it.

As well as a competitive salary, we offer a range of other benefits.

Competitive salary

We’ll give you a salary that’s appropriate for your experience, service line and location. We use third-party market research to make sure what we pay is competitive compared with the rest of the market.

Performance incentive

We take a performance driven approach at Paris Smith. So, if you perform well and are eligible, you may receive a bonus on top of your salary.


Whilst pay is of course important, we look to provide a broad range of benefits as well, focused on health, wellbeing and family.

  • 26 days’ holiday (increasing by one day per one year of service up to a maximum of 30 days) plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme membership
  • Private medical insurance (subject to eligibility)
  • Group income protection (subject to eligibility)
  • Life assurance cover
  • Personal accident cover
  • Discounted legal fees
  • Shopping Gateway: get product discounts by shopping online

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If you believe you are the person we are looking for, please complete the form below and upload your CV

Have a question before you apply?

Email the Recruitment team at recruitment@parissmith.co.uk

hybrid working

Hybrid working

career progression

Personal development opportunities

social activities

Regular social activities

competitive salary

Competitive salary

city centre location

City centre locations


Wellbeing support

holiday allowance

Generous holiday allowance

support for charities

Support for charities