Barwells Solicitors have been established for over 100 years, supporting Families and Business all over East Sussex.

We employ over 70 staff and Directors to include receptionist, legal assistants, law graduates, qualified legal professionals, HR, Marketing and IT.

The Directors of Barwells care about all of their staff whether they are client facing or not, and understand the importance of all roles and how they contribute to the success of the company.

If you are looking for a career change or would like to be a part of our exciting and supporting team, you will benefit from a competitive salary, above statutory holiday, birthdays off, employee discounts, health & wellbeing contribution and many more.

To apply, please send your CV and supporting cover letter to Sarah Hawes at

Our Current Vacancies:

Elderly Client Legal Assistant

Our SEAFORD office has an opening for a part-time legal assistant to join our Private Client team. The successful candidate will provide direct support to our legal manager and offer an invaluable service to our elderly clients. Other duties include audio typing, filing, opening and closing files in line with our case management system, and booking appointments. 10am - 2pm, 4 days per week: total 16 hours.



Our NEWHAVEN office has an opening for a full time Telephonist to join our busy reception department. The primary function of the role is to provide excellent customer service to clients as they contact the office by telephone. The telephonist is very often the first contact with the business and should act as an ambassador for the Firm. Other duties include taking messages, organisation of meetings rooms, scanning post, and recording Wills and Deeds to be stored in our strong room.


Residential Conveyancing Solicitor/Legal Executive or Licenced Conveyancer

Barwells are seeking a full-time residential Conveyancing Solicitor/Legal Executive or Licenced Conveyancer to join our team. You will be joining an established growing conveyancing team, working closely with the Head of Department and managing your own caseload. The successful candidate will be required to source new business and build valuable business relationships within the local area. Be effective, efficient and equitable management of all employees reporting into the job holder.

This exciting role is based in our NEWHAVEN office


Private Client Practitioner x2 

Barwells are seeking two full time private client legal professionals to work in our successful and established teams at our SEAFORD and EASTBOURNE office. You will be responsible for managing your own caseload, utilising support staff and resources available to maximise efficiency and profitability. Source new business and build valuable business relationships within the local area.


Conveyancing Legal Assistant 

An exciting opportunity exists for a full time Conveyancing Legal Assistant to join our NEWHAVEN team providing direct support to the Principal, enabling optimum efficiency using your high-level initiative and self-management skills. Ensuring the smooth running of the department, you will be responsible for preparing correspondence and documents, audio typing, filing, photocopying and mail.



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