We expect 2018 to bring a number of opportunities for growth at Winston Solicitors, at our Head Office on Street Lane, North Leeds, our City Centre office on Park Place and our Harrogate office, Cornwall Road. All new positions will be advertised with a full job description on the site below.

We prefer to receive CVs directly from talented people, please don't leave it to the recruitment agency. A direct approach is considered by us to show more initiative and as an innovative practice, that's exactly the type of person we like working with. We are always happy to hear from lawyers with a secure following, whether we are advertising a particular position or not.

All CVs will be held in the strictest confidence, will be considered by our managing partner, Jonathan Winston and replied to by him personally.

No agencies please

Current vacancies

VACANCY: Solicitor

Are you a Solicitor who is fed up with the 9-5? 

Do you want to focus on client work instead dealing with administration or staff?  

If these two questions resonate with you, please call me for a chat on 0113 2688898 or email   

Winston Solicitors are planning to grow its legal services in Harrogate. We are recruiting Consultant Solicitors, with a following, who want to have a high degree of autonomy, whilst still having the support of a well-resourced head office in North Leeds.    As a full service law firm, we anticipate most areas of practice would be suitable. You must, however, be confident working as a self-employed consultant on a fee share basis. 


For more details please contact Jonathan Winston, Managing Partner, on 0113 2688898 or email All enquiries will be kept in the strictest confidence.

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