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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

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

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 have two offices, with an easy 35-minute journey linking them, meaning that you can choose which location suits you best while making the most of the benefits both locations offer. We offer competitive remuneration and benefits packages, working in a friendly and progressive environment.

Corporate Commercial Lawyer, 2-6PQE, St Albans

We are looking for a bright, enthusiastic lawyer to join our thriving St Albans team. This role would suit somebody who is looking to gain first class experience working closely with the lead Partner in the team, on a variety of different work including general commercial work and corporate/M&A deals. The team boasts an enviable client base, working for a range of clients of different sizes and sectors.  To see some of our recent deals click here. The ideal person for this role would be somebody with experience from a City/West End firm, or a leading regional firm, who wants to progress their career in a dynamic and collaborative environment. The successful candidate will enjoy working as part of a close-knit team, with the opportunity to build their own practice over time. 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.

Commercial Property lawyers

We are looking for commercial property lawyers between 2-8PQE to join both our St Albans and London 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.

Interested individuals should contact:

Joanne Perry 01727 832830 (St Albans) or 020 7478 9010 (London)

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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”.

IT & Facilties Assistant

We are looking for an IT & Facilities Assistant, reporting directly into the Operations & Finance Manager. This role would suit somebody with great knowledge/acumen for IT functionality, a desire to learn and progress, and a real self-starter who can take the initiative. The successful canidate will become the Firm’s “go to” person for first line IT and facilities queries, including mobile phones and IT equipment, and will become the in house guru for the various software packages used by the Firm. The will also have responsibility for looking after the office facilities, including day-to-day office operations.

The role will involve:

Being the first line response, and day-to-day responsibility for IT and facilities issues;

Participating in the induction and training of staff with emphasis on the Firm’s key business applications (including iManage, Outlook, Word, Excel and BigHand)

Organising and delivering staff training for key business applications

Authorising requests for equipment/furniture across the offices

Liaising with building/office management companies (including attending tenants’ meetings)

Monitoring/liaising with building services, e.g. cleaning etc

No previous experience necessary – training and support will be given and offer a really exciting opportunity to develop personally and professionally. The role will be based primarily in our St Albans offices but travelling frequently to London

Please email Leigh Ecclestone for this position-

Interested individuals should contact:

Susan Deane 01727 832830 (St Albans) or 020 7478 9010 (London)

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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 01727 832830 (St Albans) or 020 7478 9010 (London)

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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 01727 832830 (St Albans) or 020 7478 9010 (London)

Strictly NO Agencies