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.

Current Job Vacancies

Exeter Office

                                                                     Legal Secretary – Residential property

A highly motivated individual is required to provide secretarial & administrative support to the residential property team. Legal experience preferred but not essential, if you have the willingness and ability to learn quickly.

A professional & friendly disposition is important with the ability to work well as part of a team, with a ‘can do attitude’ and the aptitude to use initiative where appropriate.

Proficient IT skills are essential, with a sound knowledge of Microsoft Office.

The role will include:

  • preparing correspondence and documents through audio-typing
  • maintaining client files to a high standard including, daily filing and the opening, closing and retrieval of client files and documents
  • preparing mail and enclosures for dispatch
  • making appointments, arranging meetings and maintaining a diary
  • operating case management and accounts procedures
  • dealing with clients, professional contacts and others over the telephone and in person, taking accurate messages and dealing with simple enquiries when able to do so

This is a full-time role however a 4 day role may be considered for the right candidate

How to apply

You can apply online for any of our any of the vacancies that may be 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: [email protected] or by post to Human Resources, Veitch Penny Solicitors, Broadwalk House, Southernhay West, Exeter, EX1 1TS.