• I have the best Solicitor in the country
  • Thank you for all your help and advice. I would recommend you to anyone needing a good solicitor
  • Professional and friendly service!
  • Always most helpful, knowledgeable and understanding. Very pleasant and efficient
  • Thank you very much for all of the work that you have done, delighted with the speed with which matters were concluded

Current Opportunities

If you are interested in joining the Martin Tolhurst team please take a look at our current vacancies below:

Legal Secretary - Conveyancing    

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Legal Secretary seeking a new challenge with an award winning firm.

Job Description

The role includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Audio and copy typing all correspondence to include letters, legal forms (Oyez) and quotes
  • Answer the telephone in a polite and efficient manner
  • Undertake administrative duties such as photocopying, and updating client details
  • Filing correspondence and ensuring files are kept up to date
  • Arranging appointments and dealing with clients
  • Access and input data on to the firm’s client case management system, Proclaim
  • Work as part of a team with other secretarial colleagues, assisting with secretarial and telephone cover when required
  • Handle all confidential information discreetly

The Candidate

To be successful in your application, you will possess the following attributes:

  • Proven experience working as a Legal Secretary within the area of Conveyancing
  • Excellent technical skills which include a fast and accurate typing speed (a Legal secretarial qualification is desirable)
  • The ability to manage a busy workload with minimal supervision and meet tight deadlines
  • Good communication skills and a confident, friendly and outgoing manner both over the phone and in person
  • Attention to detail
  • A good working knowledge of Word is essential

You will be based at our Sittingbourne office, working in a friendly expert team.

Competitive package and excellent long-term benefits.

If you are interested in the above vacancy, please send your CV to Rachael Andrews, HR Manager at randrews@martintolhurst.co.uk

Property Litigator   

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Property Litigator with proven experience in Property Litigation matters seeking a new challenge with an award winning firm.

Job Description

The successful candidate must have experience in the following:

  • Proceedings for opposed and unopposed lease renewals under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954
  • Interim Rent Applications
  • Commercial rent and service charge recovery
  • Service charge disputes
  • Proceedings for breaches of other covenants in commercial leases
  • Forfeiture of commercial leases
  • Dilapidations claims
  • Property related contractual disputes
  • General property disputes and claims including misrepresentation
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Knowledge and experience of enfranchisement and lease extension proceedings under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993, Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002, Landlord and Tenant Act 1967 and Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 is desirable.
  • Transfers of equity is desirable.

The Candidate

To be successful in your application, you will possess the following attributes:

  • Qualified Solicitor, Legal Executive or equivalent
  • Have experience as a property litigator in private practice with a minimum of 3 years PQE
  • Ability to manage own case load with or without support staff
  • Utilise the firm’s practice and case management system
  • Ability to assist with the marketing of the department
  • To bill clients in accordance with notified charging rates in accordance with time spent on the client file and to achieve financial targets for income

You will be based at our Gravesend office, working in a friendly expert team.

Excellent salary and benefits.

If you are interested in the above vacancy, please send your CV to Rachael Andrews, HR Manager at randrews@martintolhurst.co.uk

We are always looking for good quality candidates to join our expanding team.

If there is no vacancy to suit your skill set we would still be happy to hear from you. We offer a dynamic working environment, good offices, and market rate salaries together with benefits such as profit related bonus, Benenden health care, nursery voucher scheme and Death in Service benefit.

If you are interested in joining Martin Tolhurst, please send your CV with a covering letter and your salary expectations to Rachael Andrews, HR Manager at randrews@martintolhurst.co.uk.

If you are interested in undertaking a Period of Recognised Training (Training Contract) with us find out more at on our Trainee Solicitors page.