We are always looking for talented people to join us. If you are enthusiastic, pragmatic and want to join our friendly team to achieve your full potential, and help others achieve theirs, we would love to hear from you.

Our team covers a wide mix of corporate work with additional banking, charities, private equity/venture capital and insolvency expertise. With us, you’ll have an opportunity to gain a wide range of experience and, possibly, to build a more specialist expertise in one or more areas according to client needs and your talents and interests. Our clients vary in size from start-ups to multi-national businesses, giving you great exposure to a range of different deal types, with plenty of opportunity to take early responsibility, according to your abilities.

We will help you build your career with excellent ongoing development and supervision from senior associates and partners  in this lively, supportive and friendly team.  We have a strong firm ethos with plenty of social and CSR activities across the firm.

We are known for our pragmatic, commercial and personal service and for forging long-term client relationships, so we like to recruit down-to-earth and approachable people. Ideally you will have at least 2 years’ experience in a similar role, but we are open to considering applications from slightly less experienced candidates who can demonstrate a capacity for early responsibility.

To apply please submit a detailed CV and a covering letter explaining why you are interested in the role.

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Joining us probably at associate level you are likely to have at least 3 years’ experience to allow you to fit effortlessly into a team which handles a wide range of property transactions and advice – including office, industrial and retail lettings, large residential developments, investment property, secured lending and agricultural / rural estates work, acting for owners and occupiers, sellers and purchasers and financial institutions. You need not have experience of all these areas and your role will be tailored according to your skills and interests.

Our friendly team has a strong training ethos with regular team training events and updates and we are keen to invest in the career development and progression of our lawyers.  Marketing activities are strongly encouraged and there will be plenty of opportunity to get involved in social events for team and business development reasons.

If you are interested in developing your career with us, please apply by submitting a detailed CV and a covering letter explaining why you are interested in the role.

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Our Residential Property Team provides an extremely high quality conveyancing service to individual clients. They now have a junior level vacancy for a paralegal.

In this position your main role will be to assist an experienced lawyer manage a busy caseload of home sales and purchases. You will be involved across each stage of the conveyancing process, with plenty of client contact and early responsibility. You may also help out other colleagues in the team from time to time.

You will need to be highly organised and efficient, have exceptional attention to detail and able to meet deadlines without fail. You’ll also need strong communication and people skills and the ability to keep calm under pressure.

This is a great opportunity for an LLB or LPC (preferred) graduate, ideally with some paralegal experience, not necessarily in property work, to build a rewarding career with long-term prospects for career development. To apply, please submit your CV and a covering letter explaining why you are interested in the role.

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We are expanding our agricultural / farming and estates sector work and as a result need to appoint a new solicitor within our Commercial Property Team. This is a varied and stimulating area of work, providing excellent prospects for job satisfaction and career development.

Working closely with two Senior Associates, you will advise and assist on a wide range of matters connected with rural land including sales and acquisitions of agricultural land and buildings, drafting overage provisions, farm-related tenancy issues including succession rights and surrenders, wayleaves and easements, single farm/basic payment subsidy transfers, property development/investment work and more.  You may, from time to time, also get involved in wider property work supporting the rest of the team. As with all our lawyers, you’ll be encouraged to get involved business development and other activities as part of growing the practice and your own skills and reputation.

The role is suitable for a newly qualified solicitor with good property experience gained during training, although specific agricultural experience is not essential.  You will, however, need to be able to demonstrate an interest in the sector and an affinity with our clients and contacts. You will receive good supervision and training, with the opportunity in time to build a name for yourself in a rewarding and specialist discipline.

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Reporting to the Team Leader, you will be able to handle residential sales and purchases up to a high value with minimal supervision. You will take a proactive role in supporting the Team Leader to developing the team, including providing support and guidance to junior team members and helping to identify and introduce ways in which to work smarter and more efficiently without losing the high quality, personal service to clients we pride ourselves upon.  You will also have an interest in marketing and development and will be expected to get involved in various business development initiatives, which may involve occasional ‘out of hours’ events including breakfast, lunch or evening seminars and hospitality/networking events.

To be considered for the role you will be experienced at conveyancing – a solicitor, legal executive or licensed conveyancer with at least 3 years’ (post qualified) experience. You will have demonstrated that you can work fairly independently, with good initiative and a high degree of IT literacy.  You will be able to show strong market knowledge and commerciality, with a solid awareness of the technological and other trends affecting the housing / conveyancing market.

Please apply with a detailed CV and covering letter explaining your interest in the role.

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We have an exciting vacancy for a tax solicitor (non-contentious) to join the FSP team within our highly regarded corporate group. The role will focus on all aspects of business taxation and will be to provide transactional support for the corporate, commercial and property teams in the firm.

Particular focus on:

  • Negotiating tax aspects of share and business purchases (including tax warranties and tax covenant);
  • Group restructurings/reorganisations;
  • Designing employee incentives;
  • Assessing income tax, CGT, VAT and stamp taxes on transactions; and
  • The application of SEIS and EIS to investments.

The candidate should have a number of years of experience in tax related matters and be looking to join a team which gives the opportunity to develop a career in a supportive, friendly environment undertaking high-quality work for a wide range of clients from private individuals, entrepreneurs and investors to large corporates. There will also be the scope for the candidate to be involved in business development activities and share the development of the tax team moving forward.

FSP is known for its pragmatic, commercial and personal service and for forging long-term client relationships so we like to recruit down to earth people. As our clients, and the tax support they require, often varies you’ll gain great exposure to a range of different matters with plenty of responsibility.

We are open to considering applications from candidates with a minimum of 3-4 years of tax experience, across different levels of seniority, as there is scope for the candidate to join at associate, senior associate or partner level if the experience is at the right level

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Working for FSP

We have fantastic people at Field Seymour Parkes, from our receptionists to our partners, and we know that every single one of them is key to our success.

We have a track record in developing people and their careers, with success being rewarded regardless of length of service or background. There are opportunities for all and we encourage engagement, participation and responsibility at all levels.

In the same way that we build lasting relationships to support our clients through their personal and business lives, we aim to do the same for our employees. Our recently refurbished offices in the heart of Reading are a great place to work, but we also understand that our people have lives outside of their job and offer enhanced family-friendly benefits.

If you are enthusiastic, pragmatic and want to join our friendly team to achieve your full potential, and help others achieve theirs, we would love to hear from you.