Careers / Professionals

The best place to be

Blaser Mills Law is a dynamic and rapidly growing firm where anything is possible for ambitious professionals like you.

We operate across a range of practice areas and industry sectors. We are proud to boast an impressive and loyal group of clients and are continually looking to explore new opportunities.

Latest vacancies

Will Writer

Blaser Mills Law are looking for a Will Writer to join their Wills, Trusts and Probate department. The department has an outstanding reputation and is one of the largest in the area. Please find details below. This is an office…

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Associate in the Wills, Trusts and Probate department

Blaser Mills Law are looking for talented fee earners for their Wills, Trusts and Probate department. The department has an outstanding reputation and is one of the largest in the area. Please find details below. Main purposes of role (not…

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Senior Associate in the Wills, Trusts and Probate department

Blaser Mills Law are looking for talented fee earners for their Wills, Trusts and Probate department. The department has an outstanding reputation and is one of the largest in the area. Please find details below. Main purposes of role (not…

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Marketing Executive

We are seeking an experienced Marketing Executive to join our small but busy Business Development and Marketing team. You will have a high level of responsibility from day one, and will be given the opportunity to stamp your mark on…

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We invest heavily in your career development and training, and in return for your hard work and commitment, we will do everything to get you to where you want to be in your legal career.

What do we look for?

We look for talented and enterprising people. People already at the top of their game but with the drive to go further and help grow our firm. We welcome lawyers who bring unique qualities and skill sets, whether you have had niche sector or cultural experiences or have had a previous career outside of the law. We look to you to bring fresh insight and add value for our clients.

It’s a big ask, but there are big rewards. If this sounds like you, apply now.

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Core Competencies:

the skills that are crucial to becoming an outstanding lawyer, across all professional roles at Blaser Mills Law.

Client service

Positioning client service at the forefront of your practice. Ensuring the highest quality client service is delivered, always. Demonstrating excellence and enhancing the reputation of the firm through consistent, informative client service.

Financial performance

Demonstrating a clear focus on, and accountability for, personal financial contribution to the team. Demonstrating understanding of the need for consistency and continual improvement in order to achieve financial results in line with the firm’s goals.

Technical ability

Being a leader in your field, delivering strong and confident knowledge of your contribution area. Striving to be a subject matter expert and showing a continual hunger for learning and development.

Leading by example

Being a team player; accepting personal accountability for the work of your team. Providing clear vision, strategies, direction and support to your team members and colleagues while working in a way which is central to the values and culture of the firm. For those who do not directly line manage, demonstrating leadership to your peers regardless of seniority by developing specialist areas of practice, driving projects or contributing to the leadership of the organisation as a whole.

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Specialist Competencies:

the capabilities and attributes that differentiate our lawyers from the rest.

Management, supervision and mentoring

Delivering strong, clear management and genuine mentoring of colleagues at all levels. Progressing the firm’s strategy through pro-active collaboration with colleagues across the firm. Providing technical expertise, guidance and support to others where needed.

Business development

Continually building networks, both personal and professional, inside and outside the firm. Developing your client base through initiative and creativity. Marketing the firm in line with the overall strategy to achieve commercial goals. Thinking outside the box, demonstrating an imaginative, commercial approach to business development.

Above and beyond

Being an exceptional advert and advocate for the firm. Seeking to enhance the reputation and market presence of the firm by contributing beyond the normal expectations of formal responsibilities. Initiating or being involved in the development of external client activities, professional networks and/or corporate responsibility initiatives.

How to apply

If Blaser Mills Law sounds like the right fit for you, then please send your CV and a short cover letter to HR@blasermills.co.uk or for a confidential conversation, please call 0203 814 2020, asking for Clare O’Connor Ashworth.

Career spotlight

Jade Brooks

What attracted you to a career in law?

For many, the thought of a career in law stems from watching television programmes which generally portray a glamourous life (thank you Suits!). For me, however, when it actually came to deciding what career to pursue, it was the diverse number of opportunities that attracted me to law. I wanted to be able to work with a breadth of clients, across varied, interesting sectors. I wanted a rewarding career that would constantly challenge me. Working as a lawyer, no two cases are the same and you have to continually learn, progress and adapt the way you think and advise. 

Please outline your area of expertise. What might you do in a typical day?

I am a dispute resolution lawyer and I advise on all aspects of commercial and civil litigation, working to resolve contentious issues for companies, individuals (including trustees, directors, shareholders and partners) and estates. 

I act for both Claimant and Defendant parties, in cases at a pre-action stage and in cases that progress to the County Court, High Court and Upper Tribunal. I have experience in Alternative Dispute Resolution mechanisms including mediation. 

I advise on a wide range of legal issues and I have particular expertise in: contractual disputes; negligence and professional negligence cases; intellectual property disputes; disputed Wills and contentious probate. I have also developed expertise in advising (often large commercial) land owners on the Electronic Communications Code and the evolving law in this area.  

There really isn’t a typical day in the life of a litigation lawyer as every day is different!

What skills/strengths do you need to be a successful lawyer? 

Knowing the law and staying up to date in your area of expertise is obviously important, as is the ability to balance multiple cases and competing demands/deadlines. However, being a successful solicitor isn’t just about knowing the law. Creativity and commercial awareness are key. Having a solid understanding of your client, their business, the sector in which they operate, their current and future challenges and what motivates them is essential. You have got to be able to get to the bottom of the matter in front of you even when the facts may not be clear. Ultimately, you need to present solutions for your clients which meet their needs and this sometimes may need you to think outside of the box. 

Do you have any advice for budding solicitors interested in beginning a career in law?

My top tips are to keep an open mind when considering what areas of law may interest you and to never be afraid to ask questions! There is not a week that goes by that you do not learn something new in a career in law and having the ability to adapt quickly is essential, but that’s all part of the challenge and part of the fun. 

Do you have any interests outside of law?

I enjoy travelling and exploring new places, cultures and food. A lot of my time is currently taken up in renovating my house, but when I do have a spare moment I enjoy painting and baking.