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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.
Are You Looking To Progress Your Career?

We seek a Family Lawyer who would like to become Head of Department. Based in our Gosforth office you would lead the team. As we are expanding we are creating two new stand alone teams within the business. Currently our Family and Private Client staff form one team which will become two.

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.

Our Heads of Department benefit from high levels of autonomy, an ability to grow their departments, in house and external Marketing and PR, in house and external training relating to customer service and business growth.

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, Resolution, Collaborative Family Law, Dementia Friends and Dementia Champions.

We are community minded, 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 11’s Rugby And Blagdon Cricket Club.

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

If you think that you can take this new team forward 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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