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Careers in Law

Bennett Oakley Solicitors is a leading law firm in South East England. We cover most areas of law on both the individual and business sides and are currently recruiting for the positions listed on this page.

Our culture and values

We believe in working hard and to a high standard to ensure our clients receive outstanding service and where possible exceed their expectations. We also strive to maintain a work/life balance and provide flexibility in working hours where appropriate. We want our firm to be an enjoyable place to work.

Who we look for

We are a general practice, high-street firm so our ideal candidate is someone who possesses the following qualities:

  • We place a big emphasis on being able to work in a team
  • Experience and a sound knowledge in their chosen practice area
  • The ability to communicate and work with different personality types
  • Accurate and efficient to be able to maximise work in a fixed fee environment
  • Client-focused with an ability to empathise
  • Good commercial understanding
  • A friendly, approachable and informal manner which makes other feel at ease

What we offer

Bennett Oakley Solicitors was the first employee owned business in our surrounding area after converting to an employee owned trust (EOT) in 2022. This means that our focus is all about giving everyone who works here a real stake in the business. No matter what role you hold, we are all part of the same team. Everyone’s contribution to the firm is equally important and everyone receives an equal share in the eligible profits.

Other benefits include:

  • Holiday entitlement increasing with the length of service at the firm
  • Pension contributions (including AVCs)
  • Discounted conveyancing on your main residential property
  • Discounted Will writing for staff
  • Regular social events (including summer and Christmas parties)
  • Professional membership/subscription support
  • Dress-down Fridays
  • Free parking (Burgess Hill office only)
  • Work from home
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • £1000.00 finder’s fee for new employee recruitment referrals
  • Sick Pay entitlements
  • Private Heath Insurance

What do people say about
Bennett Oakley?

Patsy Chick was brilliant in processing our home sale from first contact to completion. everything progressed so smoothly. Very very satisfied

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