We are currently recruiting for a driven and able Commercial Litigator of 2-5 PQE, with at least two years of commercial disputes experience, whether as part of their training contract or following qualification. The successful candidate will be able to handle, under supervision, a substantial, interesting and diverse caseload of cases of reasonable 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. The salary is a competitive one, at market rates, with benefits including a parking permit and health insurance. 

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 

Bell Lax Solicitors is a niche litigation firm based in Sutton Coldfield.  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