Sharpe Pritchard are recruiting.

We are looking for bright people who understand that we are running a business which succeeds because:

  • we meet clients' needs and exceed their expectations;
  • we recognise the contribution everyone makes; and
  • we respect the diversity of skills offered by our colleagues.  

You will be a solicitor who provides clear, sensible, client-focussed advice and who has excellent communication skills. You will be able to demonstrate an active interest in marketing and business development.

We offer the highest calibre work within a friendly and talented team of specialist solicitors together with structured career progression, competitive salaries and benefits.

We also offer meaningful flexible working arrangements. 

If you are looking to join a team where public law is at the heart of what we do, apply with your CV and covering letter to

No agencies, please.


  • Data Protection and Freedom of Information solicitor, 3-4PQE

You will have current experience of data protection and freedom of information law.

  • Commercial Contract/Procurement solicitor, 3-4PQE

You will have up to date knowledge of and experience in public procurement and contract law. Experience of data and technology law is highly desirable.

  • Planning solicitor, senior associate or partner level

You will have current knowledge and experience of planning law, infrastructure authorisation and other legislative processes including compulsory purchase and compensation law.

  • Projects/Construction solicitor, 3-4PQE

We are looking for a project and construction specialist ideally with an understanding of and experience in both contentious and non contentious projects work. Experience of adjudication and other forms of dispute resolution is highly desirable as well as a genuine interest in public sector work.

  • Real Estate solicitor, 0-2PQE

You will have up to date knowledge of and experience in                              property law and practice within the public sector.                                          Experience of compulsory purchase orders is desirable.


The application period for training contracts starting in August 2020 has now expired. The application period for August 2021 contracts will open in late Spring 2019. 


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