Careers and Vacancies

At Veitch Penny we understand that having dedicated, professional staff is only one key to a successful law firm. We are committed to encourage all of our employees to develop their career, offering support and opportunities for advancement.

We want to employ people who are committed to providing the highest quality service both individually and as part of a team.

Equal Opportunities

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we pride ourselves on providing a friendly, flexible and supported working environment for all.

Veitch Penny do not discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion or belief, age or physical ability.

How to apply

You can apply online for any of our any of the vacancies, listed below.

Please enclose a current CV, supporting statement or covering letter in hardcopy printed format, or electronically as Microsoft Word or PDF documents. We regret that we are unable to work with other formats.

Alternatively, speculative applications can be forwarded by email to: or by post to Human Resources, Veitch Penny Solicitors, Broadwalk House, Southernhay West, Exeter, EX1 1TS.

Head of Accounts

Veitch Penny are seeking a new Head of Accounts to take over from our present head who is retiring later this year after many years with the firm.

You will be responsible for overseeing the day to day operation of the accounts department, ensuring compliance with the Solicitors Accounts Rules.  Tasks will include client and office posting, regular reconciliations of office and client account, checking and posting invoices and statements, preparing VAT returns and assisting the Managing Partner by providing information for budget and cash flow projections.  You will work alongside our part time Quality /HR Manger (who deals with payroll and pensions but can also assist with many accounts functions when needed) and an experienced assistant who is normally works part-time, but works full time to cover holidays/sickness when needed.

You will be based in our pleasant Exeter city centre offices supporting the 4 partners and 9 further fee earners spread between our Exeter and Crediton offices.   

Salary dependent on experience.

Please send your CV and covering letter to or


Vacancy - Property Paralegal Exeter office

We are seeking a Property Paralegal who would be assisting a Partner in dealing with a mix of matters but predominately residential conveyancing.

The candidate should have experience of the conveyancing process and be able to undertake a range of tasks including, but not limited, to taking instructions from clients either face to face or over the phone, preparing contract packs, reviewing title papers and search results and liaising with lenders and agents where appropriate.

The role would not initially involve handling of any files of their own but scope for progression for the right candidate

Salary dependent on experience.

Please send your CV and covering letter to or