Family Solicitor

We are looking to recruit an ambitious solicitor with 3 years minimum PQE to head up our family department.  The successful candidate will be encouraged to attending networking events and regular breakfast meetings with local networking groups.  We work on high quality cases involving complex financial matters, which include pension division and company shares.  Other area's include TOLATA, Divorce, Co-habitation disputes, pre-nuptial agreements and children matters. 
We do not offer legal aid. 
We offer a competitive salary, a good work life balance, good quality work, and extensive training opportunities.
This is an ideal role for a ambitious candidate looking for a new challenge in their career.

Please apply with a full cv to

Commercial Disputes Solicitor

We are currently recruiting for a driven and able Commercial Litigator of 1-3 PQE.

The successful candidate will be able to handle, under supervision, a substantial, interesting and diverse caseload of complexity and value.

The successful candidate will be involved at all stages of cases, from the initial Letter of Claim or Letter of Response through to trial in some cases, and mediation/settlement in others. The roles involves assisting senior fee earners with complex and high value disputes, including claims for professional negligence, shareholder disputes, construction litigation, injunctions and winding up petitions. The successful candidate will receive high quality supervision, and will be working as part of a friendly and successful team. Bell Lax offers excellent prospects for career progression, and a supportive firm culture. 

We offer expert legal advice in the following areas:-

  • Contract Disputes
  • Shareholder & Director Disputes
  • Construction Disputes
  • Professional Negligence
  • Disputes over Wills and Estates

We offer a high quality of work with an excellent work/life balance to support all members of our team.

Please apply with a covering letter and CV to Richard Kerry at


Trainee Solicitor Vacancy September 2022

Bell Lax Solicitors is a niche litigation firm based in Sutton Coldfield.  We split from a multi-discipline firm in 1995, to specialise in Litigation work and pioneered No Win No Fee funding for this work.

Today we specialise in Commercial Litigation, Serious Personal Injury claims, Medical Negligence and Family Law.  Our trainees spend time in each team before qualifying.

Our training contracts focus on increasing your legal knowledge and technical skills, marketing and networking opportunities alongside the daily challenges of client management.  You will work on cases, and be involved with the clients straight away, immediately developing your client skills.

You will be assigned a supervisor, usually a Director, or Associate who will mentor you throughout your training contract.

The successful candidate should be highly motivated and have a keen interest in Litigation. 

Before you apply for the trainee solicitor vacancy, you must have the following minimum qualifications in order for us to consider your application:

  • LPC: Commendation or Distinction
  • Degree 2.1
  • A Levels BBB

Please apply by emailing your cv and covering letter to