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Colchester is thriving. New homes and new business opportunities are fuelling a time of great growth in the historic town of Colchester, famously known as the oldest town in England with the landmark of Colchester Castle built on the same foundations as a Roman Temple from when the town was the Roman capital of Britain. Today Colchester remains a capital of culture within the county of Essex and an ever-popular place to work and to live. This has inspired a vibrant commercial scene in the town, which is home to a significant number of successful law firms covering a wide spectrum of specialisms. Origin Legal has an excellent reputation with these local legal firms in Colchester, understanding the vacancy needs of these businesses and placing excellent solicitor candidates in the best legal jobs.

Our experienced team placing you in the top solicitor and other law jobs in Colchester

Origin Legal’s expert team of legal recruiters in Essex is headed up by Andrew Porter, who himself has an unrivalled level of experience within the legal industry across the whole of Essex and beyond into the East of England. Andrew has operated as one of the region’s most successful recruitment consultants over several years, playing a central role in many of the key legal appointments within Colchester as well as being behind a number of the region’s most important career moves within the legal industry. For a completely confidential and unbiased conversation about your situation and finding a position in Essex to suit you, give Andrew a call today on 01206 233500 or browse all of our latest solicitor jobs in Colchester online on our jobs board here.

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Construction Lawyer – Essex

By Taylor Day | August 6, 2020
A Construction Lawyer is sought by a leading Essex Law firm that has grown substantially over recent years
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Construction Lawyer – Essex

By Taylor Day | July 28, 2020
A Construction Lawyer is sought by a leading Essex Law firm that has grown substantially over recent years.
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Employment Lawyer – Essex

By Taylor Day | July 23, 2020
An Employment Lawyer is sought by a leading Essex Law firm that has grown substantially over recent years.
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Family Lawyer – Essex

By Taylor Day | May 14, 2020
A Family Lawyer is sought by a long established Essex Law firm that has grown substantially over recent years. Several high profile hires, fantastic modern offices and a culture and ethos second to none, has seen this firm recognised as one of this region’s leading names.
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Private Client Lawyer – Essex

By Taylor Day | May 14, 2020
A Private Client Solicitor or Legal Executive is required to join a top regional law firm in Essex that has grown substantially over the last 10 years and boasts a client base of enviable quality.
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Why you should consider solicitor jobs in Milton Keynes for your next legal role

By Jason Nottage | May 12, 2022
Why you should consider solicitor jobs in Milton Keynes for your next legal role Sick of commuting to the city? Looking to further your legal career in a location that offers both city and rural aspects? We’ve outlined below why…
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Planning Lawyer Jobs Market 2022 Update

By Stuart Phillips | April 22, 2022
Planning Lawyer Jobs Market 2022 Update I thought I would provide an update on recruitment trends for planning lawyers from 2021, the first quarter of 2022, and predictions for the rest of the year. The market for planning lawyers hit…
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What to do once you’ve received an offer letter.

By Taylor Day | March 2, 2022
Great news you’ve received an offer letter! So, what’s next? Receiving a job offer can be both exciting and daunting, a movie trailer’s playing through your mind about all the possibilities of your next role, but then there’s the fear…
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Origin Legals Interview with Associate Emma McDonald – Town Legal LLP

By Stuart Phillips | February 15, 2022
Origin Legal’s Interview with Associate Emma McDonald, Town Legal LLP Emma McDonald is an Associate with Town Legal LLP.  She joined in 2021 having trained and qualified with Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner.  Emma advises a wide range of clients in…
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“How much will I earn?” A review of offshore legal salaries

By Charlotte Hooper | February 10, 2022
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