Emmersons Solicitors - Vacancies

Conveyancing Legal Assistant or Secretary required for our Gosforth office.

A member of support staff is required to assist fee earners in this busy, but friendly, department. You will be required to deal with clients, other firms of solicitors and lenders. Therefore we require a professional approach. Ideally we are looking for someone who has already worked in a Conveyancing Department.
We have a very good case management system, we are Lexcel Accredited, members of The Lenders Panel and we are CQS accredited.
We are described as a forward thinking, modern firm.
We are looking for someone who can work full time hours Monday to Friday.

If you are interested in this position please send you CV to je@emmersons-solicitors.co.uk
We will not consider candidates putting themselves forward via agencies.

Family Lawyers/Private Client Lawyers. Are You Looking To Progress Your Career?

Would you like to join an award-winning firm?

We seek a Family/Private Client lawyer. Based in our Gosforth office, you would work for and be trained further by our Managing Director, Jacqueline Emmerson. We no longer offer legal aid in family cases and, therefore our work is of high quality. You will be expected to deal with high net worth cases often acting for business owners and investors. We are very well known for our expertise in Private Client work. Our Private Client Department is growing rapidly.

We seek a candidate with at least one year of experience in Family law and/or Private Client law. We will accept applications from paralegals, solicitors and legal executives.

We are looking for a candidate who has technical ability and energy. You must be willing to bill properly, to deliver first-class service, to be organised and efficient and to promote the firm.

We are a forward-thinking firm. We have invested in new premises and new IT systems. We are Lexcel accredited, members of CQS, Solicitors For The Elderly, Collaborative Family Law, Dementia Friends, Dementia Champions and we are the only law firm in the country to offer Slow Shopping.

We are community-minded and recently won the Sunderland Portfolio award for Corporate Social Responsibly. Our staff help to raise funds and give practical support for Macmillan Cancer, Feeding Families North East, The British Heart Foundation, SSAFA, Brainy Rounders, Gosforth Dementia Friends, Dementia Matters and The Alzheimer’s Society. We also sponsor Wallsend Boys Football Club, Ponteland under 12’s Rugby And Blagdon Cricket Club.

If you think that you would be a good fit then please don’t hesitate to contact Jacqueline Emmerson – je@emmersons-solicitors.co.uk in complete confidence.

Please note that we will NOT consider candidates applying via agencies or permitting their names to be put forward by agencies.

Trainee Contracts Now Available.

We are looking for Trainee Solicitors for our Newcastle office. We seek candidates who have prior practical experience in Family Law and/or Conveyancing. Full training is provided. The areas of law to be covered will include Family Law, Conveyancing, Wills, Probate, Lasting Power of Attorney, Court of Protection and Elderly Client matters.

We are a modern, forward thinking firm. We are Lexcel accredited, members of CQS and Lenders Exchange. We are Dementia Friends, Solicitors for the Elderly and Dementia Champions. Our Managing Director, Jacqueline Emmerson, is a Collaborative Family Lawyer. We are able to offer you intensive in house training as well as visiting external trainers.

Interviews will take place during the next fortnight. If interested please send your CV to je@emmersons-solicitors.co.uk. We are not accepting applications via employment agencies, direct applications only, please.

Family Law Paralegal required for Emmersons Solicitors Gosforth Office.

The ideal candidate will have prior experience of working in a busy Family Law Department. The role is to assist fee earners on a daily basis within the Family Department.

Our work is of a very high quality, and we do not undertake Legal Aid work. Most of our work involves Ancillary Relief (Financial Arrangements) with some Private Law Childcare work.

Our core hours are Monday to Friday 8.50am to 5.10pm. However, we are prepared to accept flexible working hours and may accept a candidate who needs to start sooner or later in the day and/or work less hours due to family commitments.

Salary: is to be negotiated in accordance with experience and at least minimum wage.

Please send your CV in confidence to je@emmersons-solicitors.co.uk

Please note that we will NOT consider candidates applying via agencies or permitting their names to be put forward by agencies.

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