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Optima Legal

About us


We are Optima Legal, a specialist property, recoveries and litigation law firm, located in Leeds city centre.

For 30 years, we’ve worked in partnership with the UK’s financial services sector, enabling them to support over 4 million customers through a comprehensive range of legal services including remortgage services, later life lending and secured and unsecured recoveries.



Our people


As a modern and forward-thinking law firm, we employee a diverse range of people in an equally diverse range of roles and specialisms – who together achieve outstanding results.  So, whether you’re passionate about providing great customer service, motivated by being able to use your legal expertise and know-how to provide specialist support and guidance to others, or if you simply thrive on improving processes and driving positive change in a fast moving and exciting legal environment, we offer a career to suit you. 




More than just a salary…


At Optima we look for talented people and equip them with the tools, training and support needed to thrive in their career.  As an exciting and positive place to work, with a real team spirit and camaraderie, we will motivate you to perform at your best, recognise your achievements and reward them appropriately.


As well as a competitive salary, holiday entitlement and company pension scheme, we offer a career enhancing catalogue of benefits, which you can choose and tailor to suit your lifestyle.  Available benefits include perks at work, discounted gym membership, cycle to work scheme, additional life assurance, vehicle, life and gadget insurance, discounted dining, fabyouless card, medical and dental plan cover and 24/7 access to an employee assistance programme, plus many more benefits designed to suit your lifestyle choices. All of this, in a professional and fun environment.






"I couldn’t be prouder of the people and teams that work at Optima or their achievements, which over the last year have seen us help over 100,000 customers switch to a new mortgage deal; facilitated over £14.5 billion of new lending and enabled us to provide thousands of customers with access to modern, technology enabled legal services.


Through our success, our business continues to grow and I’m excited to be able to welcome new people and ideas to our team. Our transparent approach and open-door policy make Optima Legal a great place to work and as our business expands, we are looking for ambitious, talented people to join us."


Craig Underwood, Managing Director