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

  • Contract Commercial IP Paralegal / NQ
    £40,000

    Established London law firm are looking for either a commercial IP paralegal or NQ to assist their team on a major case set to last c3-6 months. It is essential that you have a background in commercial IP / patent/ trademark law, which can either be from an in-house or private practice background. This isMore

  • Residential Property NQ
    £to £45,000+ Exceptional Benefits Package

    Rapidly expanding City based property company are growing their in-house legal team due to a significant increase in their workload and are looking for an NQ who is capable of handling all aspects of the residential process, from instruction to post completion. The role You will report into the Conveyancing Manager. On a day-to-day basisMore

  • Residential Property Paralegal – In-House
    £to £45,000+ Exceptional Benefits Package

    Rapidly expanding City based property company are growing their in-house legal team due to a significant increase in their workload and are looking for an experienced paralegal who is capable of handling all aspects of the residential process, from instruction to post completion. You will be performing a full fee earning role in carrying outMore

  • Accounts Assistant / Assistant Costs Clerk – Legal Aid
    £25,000

    London law firm are looking for an accounts assistant / assistant costs clerk to join their finance team and provide support to the costs clerks. It is essential that you have a good understanding of the legal aid system and are able to confidently use the LAA’s online portal for submissions. Main responsibilities: Providing administrativeMore

  • Commercial IP Paralegal / Junior Lawyer
    £Rate entirely negotiable depending on experience

    Established London law firm are looking for either a commercial IP paralegal or junior lawyer to assist one of their clients on a major case set to last c3-6 months. It is essential that you have a background in commercial IP / patent/ trademark law, which can either be from an in-house or private practiceMore

  • Marine / Shipping Litigation Paralegal
    £45,000 + benefits

    A top 100 commercial London law firm are looking for a paralegal with contentious shipping experience to join their prestigious litigation team and assist a renowned partner who requires support for a major case. The firm do recruit their trainees from their small paralegal team so there are potentially excellent long term prospects. The PartnerMore

  • Law Firm Office Manager
    £Very Competitive

    Extremely high profile, boutique law firm are looking for an office manager to take over the day to day operations of this expanding and aspirational firm. The role will include all aspects of HR including recruitment, disciplinary and performance management of the administration team and the recruitment and onboarding of professional staff. You will alsoMore

  • Family Law Legal Secretary
    £32,000 + Excellent Benefits

    Prestigious London law firm based in the city are looking for a family legal secretary to join their existing support team and assist with all aspects of PA and secretarial work. The work will be high profile divorce work and you will be the legal secretary / PA to two Partners, which will include: ManagingMore

  • LPC Graduate / Paralegal
    £24,000

    Ambitious and rapidly growing London law firm are looking for an LPC Graduate with exceptional academics (i.e. a 2.1 or 1st from a leading university and top A-Levels) to work alongside a residential property partner who handles high end investment properties, primarily in London, and the successful candidate will be taught the relevant procedures forMore

  • Secretary / Administrator – Liverpool Street
    £25,500

    Leading American law firm, whose London office is right by Liverpool Street station, is looking for a legal secretary to provide full secretarial and administrative support for their litigation and corporate teams. You only need 6 months’ experience as a legal secretary to be considered and they are happy to see candidates with a backgroundMore

  • Shipping Associate / Marine Lawyer
    £Very Competitive

    A top 100 city law firm are looking to recruit a talented shipping lawyer, c2 yr PQE, to support a renowned Partner. Contentious shipping experience is essential as the partner represents and advises various ship owners, steel manufacturers, oil companies, charterers, commodity suppliers and wealthy individuals in relation to various disputes. The firm has aMore

  • 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

  • Clinical Negligence Paralegal x2
    £20,000

    We are looking for two paralegals with some experience in clinical negligence to work on an ongoing project starting in September in a City based law firm. The project should run for 3 – 6 months with the possibility of a permanent role. If you will be available to start work in September and haveMore

  • First PA Role
    £33,000

    Expanding Holborn law firm are looking for an ambitious legal secretary with a years experience looking to progress into a PA role assisting two Senior Partners. They handle a wide variety of commercial and corporate legal work and will consider any legal experience as long as you have good potential client skills and are keenMore

  • Personal Injury Legal Secretary / Legal PA
    £33,000

    Expanding, mid-size London practice are looking for a Legal PA / Secretary to assist one Partner who handles high value PI claims. This is a full PA role so will give an excellent opportunity for someone looking to take on responsibility with clients and manage the Partners work life. There will be some assistance with anotherMore

  • Corporate Responsibility / Diversity Specialist
    £50,000 + Exceptional Benefits

    Our client, a major American law firm, are looking for a Corporate Responsibility / Diversity Specialist for their London office. This is a brand new position and you will play a key role in shaping, developing and driving the London office CR/Diversity strategies as well as implementing, coordinating and facilitating a range of activities andMore

  • Temporary Residential Property Secretary
    £17 p/h + holiday pay

    Well-established London law firm are looking for a legal PA / secretary for a temporary booking of 2/3 weeks. A true Legal Secretarial / PA role assisting a Partner, who handles the very highest end of the London residential property market. The role will include client contact as well as handling all the basic administrationMore

  • Litigation Legal Secretary – Commercial Litigation and Employment
    £31,000 + Benefits

    Well-known, prestigious law firm are looking for a legal secretary with only a few months’ experience to assist one of their growing teams. You will be providing support to both fee earners and partners and they are happy to see a legal secretary with a background in any area of law but it is essentialMore

  • Marketing & CRM Co-ordinator
    £28,000 + Negotiable

    Prestigious London law firm are looking for a dynamic graduate to join their busy team and assist the Marketing and BD Consultant to support the firm in developing and implementing structured and planned approaches across the full range of marketing and BD activities including: drafting copy; event management; targeting and cross-selling; client relationship management; dealMore

  • Senior Conveyancer / Head of Conveyancing
    £90,000 + Exceptional benefits package

    Experienced professional with extensive experience in residential property and an entrepreneurial flare is sought to setup and lead an in-house team in an innovative property group based in Central London.  The Role: Manage and develop the team of conveyancing professionals including the external conveyancing counsel Being responsible for a team conducting conveyancing due diligence onMore

  • Commercial Associate
    £Negotiable

    One of our clients are currently looking to recruit an associate for their commercial group. The successful candidate is likely to have at least 5 years post-qualification experience, but will certainly require the ability to handle, unsupervised, the drafting and negotiation of commercial contracts. The associates in the team are expected to work in aMore

  • Residential Property Paralegal / Legal Executive
    £42,000

    Expanding and ambitious law firm in the West End (c20+ staff) are looking for a very experienced paralegal or legal executive with considerable experience in the residential property market. The work will be primarily private sales and purchases but with some light commercial work in terms of lease renewals licenses to assign. The ability toMore

  • Temp to Perm Conveyancing Paralegal / Post-Completions Administrator
    £23,000

    Prestigious London law firm based near London Victoria are looking for a residential conveyancing paralegal / post-completions administrator to join the team on a temp to perm basis. Ideally you will have already gained some conveyancing experience and specifically have dealt with completion work. If you are currently available and have a couple of months’More

  • Residential Property Solicitor
    £55,000+ negotiable

    An expanding boutique Central London practice are looking for an experienced residential property lawyer to take over a well-established and consistent work load of private client property sales and purchases. The role will also include some light commercial work and they are prepared to give some guidance on this if needed. A well-established business withMore

  • Property Legal PA – Commercial and Residential
    £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

  • Receptionist
    £29,000

    Boutique law firm, based a short walk from Holborn tube station, are looking for a receptionist initially on a six month contract to cover their front desk and assist with some basic admin. This is a full front of house role so you will be expected to meet and greet all clients and guests and showMore

  • Trainee IT Assistant
    £to £25,000

    Expanding media law firm are looking for a trainee IT assistant to work in their small IT support team. An ideal opportunity for either a college leaver or someone with some office experience looking to break in to IT. The role will include: handling IT queries that get reported by the firm either remotely orMore

  • Commercial Litigation Paralegal
    £Up to £45,000 depending on experience

    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. The partner is happy to delegate as much responsibility as you are able to cope with and is looking for an experienced paralegal with aMore

  • Commercial Litigation Paralegal
    £40,000

    Prestigious international law firm are looking for a talented paralegal with substantial litigation experience from another top US or UK law firm to join them for an ongoing project, which is due to last c6 months. You will be dealing with a wide range of commercial disputes and working directly for a high profile partner.More

  • Litigation Paralegal / Legal Executive
    £40,000

    Expanding City firm with circa 45 staff are looking to recruit a career paralegal or legal executive to handle a very wide variety of commercial litigation including: intellectual property white collar crime, general commercial disputes and insolvency, employment etc etc. The role will be to take on cases directly from the Partners under minimal supervision.More

  • Temporary Commercial Litigation Paralegal
    £Completely negotiable depending on experience

    Top international law firm based in the City are looking for an experienced commercial litigation paralegal to work alongside a very high profile Partner to assist on some major cases. You will be working closely with well-renowned lawyers who specialise in top-tier contentious work. Duties will include: preparing bundles, legal research, instructing counsel, attending clientMore

  • French Speaking PA
    £42,000 Negotiable

    A leading US law firm based in the City are looking for a PA to assist two Partners in their small London Office. Legal experience is not required but complete fluency in both English and French languages is essential. You must also have experience of handling extensive international travel arrangements; plus first class IT andMore

  • Legal Secretary
    £25,000

    Leading American law firm, whose London office is right by Liverpool Street station, is looking for a legal secretary to provide full secretarial and administrative support for their litigation and corporate teams. You only need 6 months’ experience as a legal secretary to be considered and they are happy to see candidates with a backgroundMore

  • Property Legal PA – Commercial and Residential
    £38,000 + Benefits

    Leading international City law firm, who are based in stunning offices in the heart of the City, are looking for an experienced property secretary to assist a small team dealing with  a mixture of commercial and residential property clients. The role will include extensive client contact as well as handling all the administration including searchesMore

  • 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