The Opportunity…

At Wolferstans, we are passionate about delivering exceptional legal experiences. We were the first firm in Plymouth to be awarded the title of Compassionate Workplace and in the past year we have won “Large Business of the Year” at the 2021 Plymouth Business Awards, “Law Firm of the Year” at the LawNet Awards and secured our place in the Times Legal Top 200 – why not come and be a part of our success?

You will be part of a supportive and flexible working environment where you have the ability to further your career aspirations. Our benefits package includes 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays and an extended break over the Christmas period, you are also awarded a day off for your birthday and will be signed up to our Health Care Plan designed with wellbeing in mind.

What will you do?

Your previous experience will enable you to be able to run a caseload of Commercial Property matters. You will deal with a broad caseload of sales, purchases, leases, lease management and bank finance work.  Some development experience would be helpful but is not essential.

Wolferstans’ commercial property team are one of the largest and most experienced in Plymouth. Our target market are SME developers and sophisticated business clients with property needs and we position ourselves as specialists in the sector with exceptional client service front and centre of our offering. Our team broadly fits into three specialisms.  One dealing with clients in the housebuilding sector, in particular small and medium sized (SME) house building developers, secondly dealing with corporate occupiers and thirdly dealing with clients in the “third sector”.

We act for a number of regional house builders, developers, landowners and promoters, supporting clients through site acquisition and strategic land assembly through to plot sales via our dedicated New Homes conveyancing team. We also act for a number of high profile local, regional and London based corporate occupiers and large corporates/entities in the “third sector”.

The team is friendly and supportive and this a great opportunity to join an exciting team looking to grow.

You will be based at our North Hill office, after a period of training, you will have the opportunity to work from home part of the week within a paperlight environment with essential IT equipment being provided to you.

What do you offer?

Qualified Solicitor, with 3 + years PQE with previous experience of working in a similar role with the responsibility of running a full caseload.


Communication skills

Time management skills and able to prioritise effectively

Attention to detail

Able to:

Demonstrate a passion for client service excellence

Deal sensitively and appropriately with confidential information

Develop and maintain strong relationships with team members, the firms’ employees and partners.

Work well under pressure within stipulated timescales and meet deadlines

You will be:

Proud of a professional and positive work attitude with the ability to embrace change

Willing to attend courses and webinars to increase knowledge and understanding

Keen to work towards or demonstrate the firm’s core competencies

Committed to Wolferstans, and able to provide a confident and positive input, taking

responsibility and ownership for the success of the firm and your own development


Applications will officially close on 30 April 2023. However, we are keen to talk to suitable candidates at the earliest possible opportunity and will close the vacancy to new applications once conversations reach an advanced stage to avoid a delay. We would therefore urge candidates who are interested in this vacancy to get in touch ASAP and discuss the opportunity with us.