Current Vacancies

We update our website daily and are actively seeking applications on the positions below. If you would like a broader indication of the type of roles that we handle, please go to the candidates section.

  • My experience with McKinlay Law was first-class. Within the same day of applying for roles online, I was contacted by a member of the office to discuss my job search criteria, and to set up a time to come into the office the next day to meet the team. Within a week, they had secured me an interview for a very suitable role, which, luckily, turned into a job offer in the same week. After dealing with many unresponsive recruiters, it was a refreshing change dealing with McKinlay Law and I would recommend them to anyone.

    Erika Robson, In House Lawyer

  • My experience of McKinlay Law is that of a thoroughly professional service. I was constantly kept updated throughout the process and all feedback and updates were relayed to me as soon as they knew. I would definitely recommend them and would definitely use them again should the need arise.

    Stephen Moon, Legal Biller

  • McKinlay Law is hands down the most efficient agency I’ve come across! You can trust them to succeed in placing you with the most suitable employer. They pay close attention to your skills and where you wish to take your career and are extremely supportive throughout.

    Masumah Pirbhai, Legal Secretary

  • McKinlay Law are professional and supportive. The process was efficient and I was placed quickly. I felt they made it their job to match my skills with the right prospective employer.

    Samantha Best, Legal Secretary

  • Superb service: as soon as McKinlay Law received my CV they were on the phone marrying up my skill set with the role, meeting me quickly and selling my strengths to my new employer.

    Jackie Vanhinsbergh, Marketing Manager

  • McKinlay Law were extremely thorough when preparing me for interview and kept me well informed throughout the whole process. I have no hesitation in recommending McKinlay Law for candidates or employers.

    Fiona Carl, IT Trainer

  • The most efficient and reliable agency I know. Everyone there is knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. I have confidently recommended them to both potential new clients and candidates.

    Aby Pickard, Legal Secretary

  • First class from start to finish giving invaluable, experienced advice and sincerely caring about my career and prospects - an extremely professional service from genuinely considerate people.

    Nadia Mahmood, Legal Secretary

  • The team was very pro-active in inviting me to meet them and in liaising with the employer to organise the first and follow-up interviews. They were also ready with helpful advice ahead of the interviews. The job was a good fit for me and the firm and I would certainly recommend signing up with McKinlay Law.

    James Cook, Research Manager

  • I would say that Mckinlay Law is a very professional and pragmatic agency to deal with. The communication and support during my application and subsequent placement was excellent and I would have no hesitation in recommending McKinlay Law to others.

    Lewis Glasson, Paralegal

  • I landed my first role in London through the dedication and help from McKinlay Law. They were not only professional and friendly, but they also gave me the confidence I needed to get through the interview processes and go for the job that I wanted. I would highly recommend McKinlay Law for all aspects in obtaining a legal role. Thanks again. I couldn't have done it without you.

    Sarah Pararajasingham, Legal Assistant

  • I have many years experience as a legal secretary and have used many agencies. McKinlay Law stand out because of the calm, honest and helpful advice I was given on both occasions I have had to use them. Each time, the interviews were successful because they were particularly suited to my needs. I am grateful and have no hesitation in recommending them.

    Karen Stapleton, Legal Secretary

  • Commercial Litigation Paralegal
    £45,000

    Top tier, prestigious law firm are looking for an experienced paralegal to join their commercial litigation team and assist a renowned partner with high profile litigation and dispute resolution cases for a 6 month contract. The partner is happy to delegate as much responsibility as you are able to cope with and is looking forMore

  • Legal Cashier
    £25,000 + Benefits

    Prestigious London law firm are looking for someone with only a few months’ legal accounts / finance experience to join their small team as a legal cashier. You will be responsible for supporting their senior legal cashier and finance manager. This will be a varied role and you will have lots of opportunity to gainMore

  • Legal Cashier – Oxted
    £40,000

    Experienced legal cashier required by a growing firm based in Oxted, Surrey. You will be solely responsible for a broad legal cashiering remit including: VAT returns Maintaining department ledgers Bank reconciliations Processing invoices Banking and related postings Reviewing/producing monthly management reports Query resolutions Liaising with external accountants Opening and closing client files Data entry andMore

  • Trainee Legal Secretary
    £18,000

    Leading City law firm are looking to recruit a trainee legal secretary to join their team and assist a team of fee earners. You will be providing secretarial support such as answering phones, transcribing dictation, amending documents, data entry and other such administrative tasks. Full training will be provided and the firm is very supportiveMore

  • Billing Specialist
    £Negotiable

    Major US law firm are looking for legal biller to look after the billing functions for their London office. The billing specialist is a key and high profile role to ensure all billing for London is performed accurately and on time, working with Partners and other fee earners. You will be expected to: Produce pre-billsMore

  • LPC Graduate / Paralegal – Training Contract
    £26,000

    An established and highly respected commercial law firm are looking for three LPC graduates to join their team as paralegals to assist with all areas of the business to include corporate, employment, commercial litigation and property. They are looking to invest in the right candidate with the long term aim of offering a training contract.More

  • Legal Cashier
    £30,000

    Boutique City law firm based near Liverpool Street are looking for a legal cashier to support the finance team in all aspects of day to day cashiering and assist with their accounts functions. You will be responsible for all incoming office / client receipts and transfers – check online banking system regularly throughout the dayMore

  • In-House Contract Lawyer
    £Competitive

    One of our clients is looking for a contract lawyer to work in-house for a project due to last c4 months. It is absolutely essential that you have a background working in an in-house legal team. For more information, please do send through your CV. Immediate start.

  • Finance Administrator
    £30,000 (negotiable – depending on experience)

    Leading US law firm are looking for a financial administrator to take on a very varied role administering all aspects of finance and accounts for the London office (c20 staff). The role will include: cash receipts, disbursements, bank reconciliations, accounts payable and receivable, billing etc. The role will ideally suit an ambitious legal cashier lookingMore

  • Legal Secretary – Dispute Resolution
    £41,000

    A rare opportunity for a legal secretary with only a couple of years’ experience to join a top US law firm, which is based in stunning offices in the City. You will be assisting a small team of dispute resolution partners and so this is an ideal opportunity a legal secretary who is looking toMore

  • PA to the Managing Partner
    £44,000

    Expanding Holborn law firm with c 40 employees are looking for someone to assist the Managing Partner and another commercial Partner within the firm. The Managing partner is mainly involved in the running of the business including HR, Marketing and Finance but does still practice. The role will involve every aspect of running the professionalMore

  • Property Legal PA
    £39,000

    Well established City law firm with c 50 staff are looking for an experienced property legal PA to assist two Partners who handle a mixture of high end residential and commercial property work. It is essential that you have a thorough understanding of all procedures and searches as there will be a lot of administrationMore

  • Legal Cashier
    £negotiable depending on experience

    Leading London law firm, who specialise in media and entertainment law, are looking for someone who has had some legal  accounts / finance  experience dealing with invoices and recording payments, who is looking to train further. A selection of duties are included below: Assisting in providing client monies ledger reports for fee earners. Co-coordinating theMore

  • Graduate Paralegal / Secretary – £25k x 2
    £25,000

    Expanding boutique law firm in the City are looking for two graduates who either have a  degree and preferably the LPC although not essential. The roles will be assisting a team of Partners in an aspirational near start up. The work they handle is a combination of global corporate and arbitration clients and the highMore

  • Law Firm Administrator
    £22,000

    Expanding law firm are looking for someone with decent IT skills and excellent client skills to be trained in all aspects of office administration. The role will include scanning and storing of documents, distribution of post, managing inboxes and databases, liaising with suppliers, covering reception, organising couriers etc. An ideal role for either a collegeMore

  • Paralegal / Secretary – Property
    £25,000

    Leading property law firm are looking for a proactive property paralegal / secretary to assist their ambitiously growing property team. As well as providing legal secretarial support, the role will include extensive contact with clients and you will also be expected to provide some paralegal support to the Partner. This role is ideal if youMore

  • Graduate Administrator
    £25,000 + Excellent Benefits

    Global law firm are looking for an administrator to work for two managers within their recruitment team. The role will be providing full administrative support including secretarial, diary and travel management, managing a recruitment database and dealing internally and externally with Partners and candidates. The role will also include attendance at recruitment events. Strong ITMore

  • Residential Property Paralegal
    £25,000

    Expanding Chelmsford based law firm are looking to recruit an experienced conveyancing assistant to join a highly reputable and successful residential property team. The key responsibilities of the role are listed below: taking instructions from clients; sending terms and conditions of business and estimates of fees and disbursements; carrying out all ID checks of clients;More

  • NQ Charities Solicitor – 1 PQE
    £Negotiable

    Boutique law firm who provide specialist legal advice to charities, not for profit and religious organisations are looking for an NQ – 1 PQE to assist their highly regarded charities team. Ideally you will have done a seat in a charities team during training, or have a genuine interest in and desire to progress inMore

  • Legal PA / Legal Secretary
    £41,000

    One of our clients, a prestigious US firm, are looking to recruit a Legal PA / Legal Secretary to assist a small team in their London office. This role will involve extensive diary management and so you must be extremely well organised and used to managing busy schedules. A selection of other duties are included belowMore

  • Residential Property Paralegal
    £Negotiable depending on experience

    Ideal opportunity for either an LPC graduate with first class academics or an experienced property paralegal looking to gain quality experience. You will be working alongside a Partner who handles high end investment properties and will be taught the relevant procedures for searches and post completion work. This is a tight-knit team and you willMore

  • Real Estate Paralegal
    £to £35,000 depending on experience

      Highly respected boutique property law firm are experiencing an increase in the volume of commercial property work undertaken and as such are looking to recruit an experienced real estate paralegal to provide direct support to a couple of property Partners. You will be expected to manage your own caseload as well as assisting theMore

  • Commercial and Residential Property Secretary
    £30,000

    A rare opportunity for a property legal secretary, with experience in either commercial or residential property, to work for a high profile Partner at a leading London law firm. The role will include extensive client contact as well as handling all the basic administration including searches and some simple post completion matters. This is anMore

  • Contentious Construction Lawyer – 0-3 YR PQE
    £completely negotiable depending on experience

    Successful, well known London based law firm are looking to recruit a construction lawyer with a contentious background. The firm advises clients on all aspects of construction and engineering and their approach is bespoke and tailored. They are looking for someone with a confident manner and excellent client skills. The firm can offer very highMore

  • Commercial Property Legal Secretary / Real Estate PA
    £35,000 + benefits

    Well-established, progressive London law firm are looking for a commercial property legal secretary to join their dynamic, fast-paced property team. You will be working for three partners within the busy real estate department and will primarily be supporting them with carrying out searches, completing Land Registry and SDLT forms as well as providing full PAMore

  • Compliance Administrator
    £37,800

    The London office of a major American law firm are looking for two compliance administrators / conflicts’ assistants to work closely with the firm’s conflicts manager. There are two roles available; one position is to work Tuesday – Saturday and the other Sunday – Thursday. Responsibilities will include: Review, research and prepare new client/matter conflictMore

  • Civil Litigation and Crime PA
    £38,000 + Negotiable

    Leading City law firm are looking for an experienced litigation PA to look after three Partners. The role is primarily organising and managing their respective diaries, coordinating with Counsel, managing court dates and travel etc. There will be some secretarial support and general administrative support to the firm as well. At least three years’ experienceMore

  • Family Law Legal PA
    £48,000 + Negotiable

    Leading Family Law firm are looking for a PA to the Senior Partner. They are looking for a strong background in Family Law in a firm well known for this area of work. The role will be a traditional PA role including providing extensive secretarial support but also extensive liaison with clients, Counsel and otherMore

  • Float Legal Secretary
    £40,000

    An experienced legal secretary is required to initially work on a 6 month contract basis. You will be assisting a variety of Senior Partners covering mainly Commercial / Corporate / Employment and some Property work. There are prospects for the role to become permanent and this would ideally suit someone looking for a genuine PAMore

  • Private Client Legal Executive
    £40,000 + very generous bonuses

    Expanding Essex based law firm are looking to recruit a legal executive for their very busy private client department – this is an ideal opportunity for a legal executive with experience in private client work (wills, probate, estates, trusts and tax) to join a prestigious team looking after the interests of HNW clients. The teamMore

  • Family Legal Secretary / Legal PA
    £40,000

    Prestigious London law firm are looking for a legal secretary with good family law experience to join their existing support team and assist with all aspects of PA and legal secretarial work. This is a really involved and exciting secretarial role and will include managing very busy diaries, regular and extensive client contact including managing client callsMore

  • White Collar Crime Paralegal – Major US Law Firm
    £32,000

    Prestigious US law firm are looking for a paralegal to assist one of their Partners, who is a leading figure in white collar and business crime, on several major cases. The team is expanding due to a significant increase in the volume of work and the partner is happy to delegate as much responsibility asMore

  • NQ Private Client Solicitor
    £42,000

    An expanding London practice with an established name in the Private Client field is looking to bolster its team with the appointment of a newly qualified solicitor looking to build a career in private client work. The work will include drafting wills, LPAs, court of protection, dealing with the administration of estates, basic tax estateMore

  • Private Client Solicitor
    £negotiable depending on experience

    Leading London firm are looking to recruit a solicitor for their busy private client team to look after the interests of HNW international and VIP clients. The team deals with high net worth individuals, both in the UK and abroad, in a wide range of trust and probate work. There will be a lot ofMore

  • Temporary Legal Secretaries / Legal PA’s
    £Negotiable

    We are always looking for legal secretarial / legal PA temps for bookings as the demand is very high for temporary cover. If you have legal secretarial experience in any area of law and require temporary work, please send us through your CV. Rates negotiable depending on experience. **McKinlay Law is widely regarded as aMore