It’s those who think ahead, plan well and react positively to change who are the ones that thrive and prosper. Here at Russell & Russell, we think to do that you have to have the right team in place. The right people drive our business forward, not only to meet the challenges we face as a collective, but also to make our firm stronger. Is this you? If you think you’ve got what it takes, we’d be interested to hear from you.

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We have a vacancy for a Commercial Property/Residential Solicitor to work in our very busy Conveyancing Department at our Bolton Office or Chester Office.

This position requires:

•Strong experience of Commercial Property and small business transactions is essential along with purchase/sale transactions and leases.  
•The successful applicant must be comfortable networking and developing work.

A DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check will be undertaken by the firm for the successful applicant.

Salary:        Negotiable

Hours:        9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. - Monday to Friday (1 Hour Lunch)

Holidays:    25 days holiday per year (pro rata with commencement date) plus Bank Holidays and an accrual system after 2 years.

To apply please download and complete the Firm's Application Form and email with current CV to elh@russellrussell.co.uk or post for the attention of Emma Hughes, Russell & Russell Solicitors, Wood Street, Bolton BL1 1EE.

To apply, please email elh@russellrussell.co.uk

We have a vacancy for a Family Law Solicitor to work in our busy and friendly Family Department at our Bury Office. We will consider all levels of experience.

The position requires:


•Experience in Public Law (care work)
•Ability to undertake own advocacy
•Ability to run own caseload and work independently with secretarial support.  
•Guidance and support available from the team.
•Good IT Skills


The ideal candidate will have an interest in care work and will have good organisational skills.  


This position will involve travel to Courts and other offices therefore candidates must have a car available for work use.  


Salary:Commensurate with experience.


Hours:9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Monday to Friday (1 Hour Lunch)

Holidays:25 days holiday per year, plus Bank Holidays, pro rata with commencement date

To apply please download and complete the Firm's Application Form and email with current CV to elh@russellrussell.co.uk or post for the attention of Emma Hughes, Russell & Russell Solicitors, Churchill House Wood Street, Bolton BL1 1EE

To apply, please email elh@russellrussell.co.uk

We have a vacancy for Duty Solicitors to join our very busy Crime Department in various locations in the North West of England.

Essential requirements for the position are:

•Duty Solicitor Qualification
•Ability to manage a mix of Crown and Magistrates’ Court work


This position will involve travel to Courts and therefore candidates must have a car available for work use.  A car parking space will be provided.


Salary:Commensurate with experience


Hours:8.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Monday to Friday (1 Hour Lunch)

Holidays:25 days holiday per year, plus Bank Holidays, pro rata with commencement date

To apply please download and complete the Firm’s Application Form and email with current CV to bc2@russellrussell.co.uk or post to Bethany Collett, Russell & Russell, Solicitors, Churchill House, Wood Street, Bolton BL1 1EE

No Agencies Please

To apply, please email bc2@russellrussell.co.uk

We have a vacancy for a Family Solicitor to work in our busy Family Department based at our Bolton Office. We will consider all levels of experience.

The position requires:
•Experience in family law with emphasis on childcare work
•Ability to undertake own advocacy
•Ability to run own caseload and work independently.
•Good IT Skills
•Excellent communication skills
•Friendly and professional manner


The ideal candidate will have an interest in care work and will have good organisational skills. If no experience in care work then training can be given.
This position will involve travel to Courts and other offices therefore candidates must have a car available for work use.  Ongoing training, guidance and support from the team is provided.    


Salary: Commensurate with experience.


Hours: 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Monday to Friday (1 Hour Lunch)

Holidays: 25 days holiday per year, plus Bank Holidays, pro rata with commencement date

To apply please download and complete the Firm's Application Form and email with current CV to elh@russellrussell.co.uk or post for the attention of Emma Hughes, Russell & Russell Solicitors, Churchill House Wood Street, Bolton BL1 1EE

To apply, please email elh@russellrussell.co.uk

We are looking to recruit a Conveyancing Assistant to work within our very busy Conveyancing Department based at our Bolton office. The role requires excellent communication, organisational skills with the ability to prioritise workload and attention to detail. 

This vacancy is to cover a period of Maternity Leave and will be for 12 months on a Fixed Contract.  

Education/Qualifications  

  • Degree level education, high level ‘A’ level student or highly experienced in Conveyancing
  • IT Literate

Experience Required

  • Experience of dealing with sales and purchase transactions
  • Able to provide full secretarial assistance to Fee Earners.  
  • Experience of Conveyancing Case Management
  • Able to work as part of a team.
  • Has a sound knowledge of the Conveyancing process  
  • Has experience of working in a solicitors office

    Able to exercise high standards of client care in a professional manner.  


A DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check will be undertaken by the firm for the successful applicant.

Salary: Negotiable

Hours: 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. - Monday to Friday (1 Hour Lunch)

Holidays: 25 days holiday per year (pro rata)

To apply please download and complete the Firm's Application Form and email with current CV to bc2@russellrussell.co.uk or post for the attention of Bethany Collett, Russell & Russell Solicitors, Churchill House, Wood Street, Bolton BL1 1EE.

To apply, please email bc2@russellrussell.co.uk

We have an immediate vacancy for a Paralegal to work in our Personal Injury Department at our Middleton Office.


This position involves working as part of a busy PI team, inputting data on the RTA Portal and assisting a Solicitor.


Experience and knowledge required/desirable:
•Previous Personal Injury experience
•Case Management System experience

The following skills/competences are required:

•Excellent communication and telephone skills
•Excellent keyboard and IT skills
•Organisational skills with ability to prioritise
•Attention to detail
•Ability to work as part of a team

A full clean driving license is essential together with a car for business use.  

A DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check will be undertaken by the firm for the successful applicant.

Salary:        Negotiable

Hours:        9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. - Monday to Friday (1 Hour Lunch)

Holidays:    25 days holiday per year (pro rata with commencement date) plus Bank Holidays and an accrual system after 2 years.

To apply please download and complete the Firm's Application Form and email with current CV to bc2@russellrussell.co.uk or post for the attention of Bethany Collett, HR Assistant, Russell & Russell Solicitors, Churchill House, Wood Street, Bolton, BL1 1EE.

No Agencies Please

To apply, please email bc2@russellrussell.co.uk

We have a vacancy for an LPC Graduate to work in our very busy Conveyancing Department at the Churchill House Office.

This position will involve working as part of a team dealing with sales and purchase transactions.

Experience/knowledge required:

•Conveyancing Experience essential
•LPC graduate
•Conveyancing Case Management

The following skills/competences are required:

•Excellent communication and telephone skills
•Procedural Skills
•Excellent keyboard and IT skills
•Organisational skills with ability to prioritise workload
•Attention to detail
•Ability to work as part of a team

A DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check will be undertaken by the firm for the successful applicant.

Salary:        Negotiable

Hours:        9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. - Monday to Friday (1 Hour Lunch)

Holidays:    25 days holiday per year (pro rata with commencement date) plus Bank Holidays and an accrual system after 2 years.

To apply please download and complete the Firm's Application Form and email with current CV to bc2@russellrussell.co.uk or post for the attention of Bethany Collett, Russell & Russell Solicitors, Wood Street, Bolton BL1 1EE.

No Agencies Please

To apply, please email bc2@russellrussell.co.uk

Vacancy Description: Business Administration Apprentice – Conveyancing Department  


Employer: Russell & Russell Solicitors


Learning Provider: Delivered by Bolton College


Working within a busy office with a friendly team of people, you will be expected to carry out the following duties:


•To provide a friendly, knowledgeable and professional service to our clients
•To effectively maintain and housekeep the case management system
•All written communication to be clear and concise, to include post and emails
•To ensure any request concerning a work related matter is undertaken within the agreed timeframe.
•Filing and the accurate and complete maintenance of files
•Accurately prepare routine correspondence ready for signature
•Collating reports and documents, photocopying/scanning as appropriate
•To meet all deadlines within the agreed timeframe
•To be proactive with regard to your own career development
•To develop transferable skills across the business
•Ensuring that this key role is valued by the team and the clients

Firm Details


Russell & Russell Solicitors provide a full range of legal services to private clients and businesses across North Manchester, Lancashire, Cheshire and throughout the UK.
The firm has offices in Bolton, Bury, Farnworth, Horwich, Middleton, Atherton and Chester.  From eight locations in total and with 24 partners and over 180 staff, Russell & Russell offers high quality, professional legal advice in a responsive, efficient and caring manner. Web Site: http://www.russellrussell.co.uk/ 


Vacancy Location


•Bolton
•Working Week Monday to Friday 9-5, 35 hours a week


Key Dates


•Possible Start Date: As soon as possible


Training


Training to be provided by Bolton College.


Skills Required  

 
•Must have good organisational skills
•Must have attention to detail (Accuracy essential)
•IT skills
•Good communication skills
•Professional telephone manner


Qualifications Required    


•5 GCSEs grade A*- B including Maths and English (or equivalent).  Have achieved or predicted 3 A Levels at grade A*- B (or equivalent).  
Skills required
•Good communication skills both verbal and written
•An eye for detail
•Ability to work well within a team


Personal qualities


•Motivated, friendly, confident, reliable, hardworking, team player
•Eager to learn and develop new skills, flexible
•Positive attitude
•Genuine interest in the legal environment and keen to pursue a career in law
Future Prospects    
•This role would be best suited to someone who is interested in an apprentice role with the prospect of developing their knowledge and training to Secretarial/Assistant level.
•There are a variety of career opportunities within Russell & Russell depending upon ambition, commitment and ability

To apply, please email bc2@russellrussell.co.uk

Download an application form here.