What We Offer

Current Vacancies

As at March 2020, we currently have the following vacancies:

FAMILY LAWYER We are looking for a family lawyer to join our busy expanding department.You will be used to dealing with all aspects of family law and have experience of running your own caseload. Experience in the following areas is desirable:

  • Children cases (partly Section 8 applications);
  • Domestic Abuse under FLA 1996;
  • Unmarried family which will encompass a wide area such as rights of occupation, benefits and financial claims under TOLATA and the Children Act.

Interested parties should send their cv to se@bennettoakley.co.uk or call Simon Elliott on 01444 460133 (no agencies).


Bennett Oakley Solicitors offers a friendly, informal working environment. We are always looking for high-quality staff to join our busy practice. Please feel free to contact Simon Elliott if you would like to join us. se@bennettoakley.co.uk.

All of our staff are highly experienced and client-focused and as we are a general practice, the scope of our work is both broad and varied.

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

If you feel that you embody the qualities listed above then we want to hear from you. Please email your details to lawyers@bennettoakley.co.uk.