Illustration of a man sitting at a desk

Sample solicitor job description

At [Organization X], we’re looking for a talented solicitor to join our thriving team. Drawing on expertise and analytical reasoning, the solicitor will provide sophisticated and tailored legal advice and assistance — helping people with varying degrees of legal knowledge grasp complex concepts to make better-informed decisions. The ideal candidate will be able to work independently as well as with a team. We’re looking for someone who is passionate, proactive, and detail-oriented — and who relishes new challenges, organizational innovation, and the level of excellence we’re known for.

Objectives of this role

  • Provide timely, sound legal advice on a range of matters
  • Manage a varied caseload effectively
  • Remain up to date on the latest developments in the field
  • Participate in business development activities    
  • Maintain strict confidentiality


  • Draft, review, and manage legal documentation
  • Conduct legal research and investigate the facts of each case
  • Liaise with clients/stakeholders and relevant parties
  • Conduct negotiations to reach desired outcomes
  • Delegate and outsource work when appropriate

Required skills and qualifications

  • Legal qualification such as LPC
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional analytical and reasoning skills
  • Ability to prioritize work effectively and meet deadlines
  • Proven track record of building strong relationships with clients and stakeholders

Preferred skills and qualifications

  • Two or more years of post-qualification experience (PQE)
  • Proficiency with office productivity tools and software
  • Proven excellence in leadership