Family Law Solicitor or Legal Executive [2-7 Years PQE]

Flexible part (3 days a week) or full-time appointment based either at our Oldham or Todmorden office (but with occasional travel to our other offices).

Some home working is a possibility/negotiable after successful completion of a probationary period.

An excellent opportunity for someone to join a busy/respected team to develop confidence & experience in a broad caseload of family cases (no care or legal aid) with a bias towards private law children work.

The successful candidate will work directly with the Partner in charge of the Family Team, Rhona Royle. We also have an apprentice solicitor in the team.

Essentials

  1. A solid background in private family law work (children/finances/cohabitation)
  2. Excellent client care skills, good time management and organisational skills.
  3. A team player.
  4. An enthusiasm for advocacy.
  5. Willingness to participate in business development opportunities.
  6. Commitment to abide by the Resolution Code of Conduct.

Desirable

  1. The confidence to conduct some initial court appointments.
  2. Applications from those based in/with contacts in the Oldham/Saddleworth/Calder Valley/Manchester areas particularly welcome.
  3. Applications from men welcomed to diversify the team.
  4. Self sufficiency in typing (but secretarial support available).
  5. Commercial awareness of billing and fee collection.

Salary- market rate (based on level of experience) plus performance related bonus plus referral rewards.

Proposed start date early August 2024.

Please use “apply now” button below if you would like to be considered for a role.

Vacancies

Experienced Private Client Paralegal/Solicitor [Up to 3 years PQE]

We are currently recruiting for a Private Client Paralegal within our Private Client Team at our friendly office located in Oldham.

The role will include:-

  • All areas concerned with Wills and Probate, assisting Fee Earners with letters and telephone calls, using online portals and a case management system.
  • All areas concerned with the preparation and execution of Lasting Powers of Attorney – including preparation of documents and attending to registration with the Office of the Public Guardian.
  • All areas of Court of Protection applications for Deputyships.
  • Assisting the Partners with their caseloads as and when required.

Essentials:-

  • Previous experience of Case Management systems.
  • Experience of client contact in person and by telephone.
  • The ability to build positive relationships and a passion for providing outstanding customer service.
  • A high level of attention to detail.
  • The ability to prioritise and manage your own workload, good time management, organisation and admin skills.
  • Self sufficiency in typing and use of standard IT systems (Word, Excel etc).
  • A willingness to participate in business development opportunities

Salary dependent on experience

Support and training will be provided to enhance and develop the successful candidate’s skills as the role progresses.

This is a brilliant opportunity for a candidate who already has a background in Private Client and is capable of delivering basic Private Client services with minimal supervision.

This role also comes with the potential to expand and grow within the firm.

Please use the ‘Apply Now’ button below if you would like to be considered for a role. Any previous experience in family law will be of interest to us.

Commercial Solicitors

We are always interested to hear from Commercial Solicitors, particularly those who have a following.

We are a business and private client orientated legal firm, and our Commercial Department is a core part of our business. Whilst there is no specific vacancy at the moment, an established Commercial Solicitor who can bring work with them via an existing client base, will be considered.

Please use the ‘Apply Now’ button below if you would like to be considered for a role.