Come and work with us


Cartmell & Co are a modern, ambitious and fast growing law firm located in Buckinghamshire.

We are looking to recruit talent that can grow with us and share in our success.  Partnership prospects are a reality and actively encouraged.

If you are ambitious, forward-thinking and ready to settle into a law firm for the medium to long term then we would love to hear from you.

We strive to constantly improve and aim to provide the very best care, service and experience to all our Clients.

If you would consider joining us – please just get in touch for an informal chat.

Our current primary vacancies in the section below.  However, there will always be opportunity at Cartmell & Co for the right people.

Current vacancies

  1. Solicitor/Licensed Conveyancer/Legal Executive to lead our Chalfont St Giles Property team. This is an exciting role for someone who is ambitious to develop with a forward thinking firm and to work within an excellent team. We will consider candidates based primarily on their fit with our business ethos and ideas.  Most important skills are a team ethic and excellent organisation skills.  Some  experience in managing a small conveyancing team would be helpful but not absolutely necessary as you will be fully supported in the role. The ideal candidate would have 2-6 years PQE.
  2. Solicitor or Legal Executive to work within our expanding Family Department. The candidate would ideally have 2-5 years PQE as a practising lawyer. We have an excellent, balanced set of family cases and you will work on almost exclusively privately funded family matters and be able to work from any of our offices. This is a great opportunity to become established for a medium to long term role in a growing firm.
  3. Solicitor or Will Writer with a passion for providing solutions that involve trusts to work alongside our exciting team in our Private Client Department and with a particular interest in Trust and Wills work, based at any of our office locations but with a preference for being based at our Chalfont St Giles location.
  4. File Management and Costs Compliance Officer to assist in our Operations Department.  This is an exciting role for some with a passion for business and organisation.  The role is to work alongside the lawyers in their management of files and cases to help them manage the expectations and relationships with those clients during the course of a case and transaction.  A good work ethic and excellent organisational skills are required and the right candidate must have excellent communication skills.

Note: no agency applications please as we prefer candidates to proactively seek us out and be driven to use their initiative.  

Our culture and ethos:

What we offer:

Competitive salary package and exciting partnership opportunities.

Ease of commute and flexible working arrangements.

A fantastic set up and team to support you.

Our Team

  1. All of our people are good people.
  2. All of our people are kind-hearted and care about clients and fellow staff.
  3. All of our people work hard.
  4. All of our people maintain their sense of humour and personality.
  5. All of our people have a team ethic approach in all matters and know that to provide a top service, they must operate as an effective team.
  6. All of our people know that to progress and achieve, we need our individuals to always look to improve and grow.

We are always looking at new ways to provide excellent levels of both client care and employee support.

We positively encourage our people to develop their careers and help us to differentiate ourselves.

We operate a ‘rolling recruitment’ programme and would be keen to hear from you.

Vacancies recently filled:

  • Senior Associate Property lawyer based at our Stone office.
  • Accounts clerk working within our Operations team based at our Chalfont office.
  • Receptionist working with all of our teams based at our Chalfont office.
  • Solicitor based at our Stone office working within our Residential Property team.
  • Credit Controller/Executive working with our Office team. An exciting role with the opportunity to work alongside lawyers in a collaborative way and to get involved with assisting managing conduct of files them their files, budgets and costs management.  A varying role covering all aspects of the legal services we perform, from start of transactions to completion of cases in a number of differing legal services.
  • Marketing and Business Development Executive developing our business, our connections and helping to ‘spread the word’ about our reputation
  • Solicitor working in and developing our Company & Commercial Department and Dispute Resolution Department, based at both Chalfont St Giles and Stone offices
  • Solicitor working in and developing our Dispute Resolution Department, supporting the Head of Department, based at our Chalfont St Giles and Stone offices
  • Business Development Executive supporting the development of the business for the Head of Legal Services and Heads of each Legal Department, covering both offices
  • Legal Secretary & Receptionist with office experience and good IT Skills for our Stone office
  • Office Manager to work with the Management Team to manage the day to day operations across the firm, covering both of our offices
  • Solicitor and Head of Department in our Family Department covering both offices
  • Solicitor and Head of Department in our Property Department covering both offices
  • Trainee Solicitors in our Private Client Department at both offices
  • Private Client Executive in our Private Client Department at our Stone office
  • Paralegal in our Dispute Resolution and Company & Commercial Departments
  • Private Client Executive in our Private Client Department at Chalfont St Giles office
  • Bookkeeper based at our Chalfont St Giles office

(All full-time positions unless specified – last updated: May 2018)

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