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Job Vacancies: Four Solicitors Required Friday 22nd of September 2017

Property Litigation Lawyer
Commercial Litigation Lawyer
Employment Lawyer
Commercial Property Lawyer

We are looking for four lawyers to commence employment with the firm as soon as possible.

Based in Aykley Heads, Durham City, we are a full service law firm. We have dedicated teams for dispute resolution, employment, property, corporate & commercial, family and private client services.

We recently won Law Firm of the Year (6+ Partners) at the 2017 Northern Law Awards and also took home the award for Dispute Resolution Team of the Year. These awards come on the back of winning Property Team of the Year in 2016.

We are a firm that is very forward thinking and has grown significantly over the past 10 years, resulting in us doubling the size of our office in January of this year. With a major refurbishment of our premises planned to start in October 2017, which will create a modern and innovative environment for both our staff and clients, it is a very exciting time to think about joining this firm.

Roles

The vacancies are due to the expansion of existing departments, to ensure that the increased caseload of the firm is successfully managed and to consolidate the continued growth of the client base of the firm.  The successful candidates will work independently on their individual caseload and will assist Partners and other lawyers on larger cases or projects.

Remuneration

Salary will be commensurate with experience and will be competitive.  A staff benefits package will also be available from May 2018 and will include a salary sacrifice scheme, additional holiday scheme and a generous contribution to the staff pension scheme.

Qualifications

Applicants must be qualified lawyers and already have demonstrable recent experience working in the area of law they choose to apply for.   

An existing professional network is desirable but not necessary, as opportunity will be provided for Business Development work.

Attributes

You must:

  • be pro-active in terms of managing your workload and continuation of development of your own legal skills;  
  • possess excellent organisational skills;
  • have exceptional attention to detail; and
  • have strong communication skills and be willing to interact and build relationships within the professional community.

If this sounds like you, please email your CV together with a short covering letter/email to Carolyn Beal at

Closing Date:           5pm on Thursday 5th October 2017

N.B. Early applications are encouraged as we are expecting a high number of applicants.