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Our team is our strength

The working environment is one of collaboration, support and flexibility. We embrace diversity and encourage creativity. We work together to provide excellent client service. We are looking to recruit people who will reinforce and enhance this culture and help to build a sustainable and successful business.

We offer a competitive remuneration and benefits package but, more than that, we offer a friendly, progressive and thriving place to build your career.

We can provide:

• A choice between a London or St Albans location, or flexible working across both offices
• A competitive benefits package
• A long term career with opportunities for internal promotion
• Investment in learning and development
• A busy calendar of staff social events
• A strong corporate social responsibility ethos
• Regular staff benefits and well-being initiatives

If you are interested in joining us, please send your CV to careers@sherrards.com

AGENCIES: If we are recruiting for a particular vacancy, we will notify our preferred recruitment consultants. Please do not send CVs to us “on spec”. Any CVs received from agents without prior invitation will not be accepted as introductions in accordance with any terms of business that may be sent to us

Current Vacancies

Sherrards offers an alternative to the treadmill that is life in a City firm. We work with great clients on challenging and interesting work, and can provide a genuine work/life balance without having to sacrifice career aspirations. We offer clear career paths and developmental opportunities, working closely with the team in London and with the benefit of being based in our spacious offices in St Albans. Situated right next to the train station, the offices are ideally placed for people who live in Hertfordshire and North London, who are tired of the London treadmill and want to regain some balance to their lives without losing quality of work.

Please see all current vacancies below. Please email Joanne Perry for more information.

Corporate/ commercial lawyers- St Albans

We are looking for bright, enthusiastic solicitors to join our expanding corporate commercial team, based primarily in our St Albans office. Working directly for the lead partner in the team, Leigh Head, the role involves general commercial work as well as corporate/M&A deals. The team boasts an enviable client base, working for a range of clients of different sizes and sectors. Excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join a close knit, supportive team, and to learn from the very best. The successful candidates will have general experience of both corporate and commercial work, in private practice (or exceptional in house experience). You will need between 1 and 8 year’s PQE, and strong training/experience from a boutique or medium-sized firm. The ability to cope in a fast-paced and pressured environment, whilst maintaining a calm façade for clients, is vital, together with strong drafting skills and a sense of humour!

Commercial property lawyers- London & St Albans

We are looking for commercial property lawyers to join both our St Albans (6+PQE) and London (3-6PQE) teams. Our thriving property teams work for a variety of clients, and are growing in strength and depth. Working directly with the lead partners in both locations, this is an opportunity for a mid-level lawyer to progress their career and start to develop their own client base. The role would suit somebody who has experience from an established property practice in London, or a leading regional firm. We are looking for people who want to commit themselves to personal and professional growth within a supportive and exciting environment. The successful candidate will be interested in getting hands-on experience, providing first class client care, on a variety of transactions. You will have access to support and guidance from all levels, including senior associates and partners who have first-class pedigrees and are leaders in their field.

Employment lawyers- St Albans

We are looking for two new solicitors to join our thriving employment team, based in St Albans (but with opportunities to work across both offices). Working for the two Partners in the team, we are looking for a mid-level lawyer of 4-6PQE and a more junior lawyer of NQ-2PQE. Ideally, you would live within easy commute of St Albans and be able to demonstrate an enthusiasm for, and good experience of, employment law. We act for respondents and senior executives, on both contentious and non-contentious matters. We pride ourselves in our commercial and practical approach, with the focus being on good HR practice and commercial advice rather than simply regurgitating the law. We have a varied and loyal client base, across a range of sectors, and we want somebody who will further those relationships and become an integral part of the team.

Litigation/ dispute resolution lawyers- St Albans

We are looking for litigation lawyers to join our busy dispute resolution team based in St Albans. The successful candidates will provide support to the partners and senior associates in the department, as well as conducting their own case load. We need somebody who will actively engage in business development work, and if you have an interest in international work that would be an advantage. You will be motivated and ambition, and able to cope with a pressured and fast moving environment. Commercial acumen is a must, as well as a desire to provide premium client care. There are two roles: the first is for a mid-level position (4-7PQE) who can handle their own case load but liaise with the client partners as necessary. Experience of insolvency work would be useful. The second role is for a more junior solicitor (1-3PQE). For this role, experience of debt recovery is a necessary requirement. An interest in, and some experience of, property litigation would be beneficial.

CVS FROM AGENCIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED UNLESS SPECIFICALLY REQUESTED FROM OUR PREFERRED SUPPLIERS. UNSOLICITED CVS WILL NOT AMOUNT TO AN INTRODUCTION OF THAT CANDIDATE AND WE SHALL ACCEPT NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY POTENTIAL FEES/COMMISSION.

PQE RANGES ARE GIVEN BY WAY OF GUIDANCE ONLY. APPLICATIONS FROM ALL LEVELS WILL BE CONSIDERED AND PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE GIVEN APPROPRIATE WEIGHTING.

Interested individuals should contact:

Joanne Perry

Joanne.Perry@sherrards.com 01727 832830 (St Albans) or 020 7478 9010 (London)

Strictly NO Agencies

Sherrards recognises the importance of those roles which support its fee earners, and values its business services staff equally to its lawyers. With offices in both St Albans and London, with many business services roles covering both locations, you can have the “best of both worlds”.

We currently do not have any vacancies.

Interested individuals should contact:

Susan Deane

Susan.Deane@sherrards.com 01727 832830 (St Albans) or 020 7478 9010 (London)

Strictly NO Agencies

Sherrards recognises the value in organic growth, through recruitment and development of its trainees.

Thank you for your interest, however our intake for 2018/19 is currently full.

Interested individuals should contact:

Joanne Perry

Joanne.Perry@sherrards.com 01727 832830 (St Albans) or 020 7478 9010 (London)

Strictly NO Agencies

Over the next few years, Sherrards aims to significantly grow, both organically and through strategic lateral hires. Sherrards offers an alternative to the treadmill that is life in a City firm.

We are always interested in hearing from high calibre lawyers who are looking to move and develop their practise in a firm that can offer flexibility, autonomy, support and collaboration. Please send your CV with a covering note to Joanne Perry.

Interested individuals should contact:

Joanne Perry

Joanne.Perry@sherrards.com 01727 832830 (St Albans) or 020 7478 9010 (London)

Strictly NO Agencies