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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Vacancy Description: Paralegal – Conveyancing Dept.    
Location: Chester Office
Hours: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm - Monday to Friday (1 Hour Lunch)
Salary:  Negotiable depending upon experience.

We have a vacancy for a Conveyancing Paralegal to work in our busy Conveyancing Department at our Chester Office.

The ideal candidate will work as part of a team dealing with sales and purchase transactions.

Ongoing training, guidance and support from the team is provided. 

 Three positions are available for this vacancy.

Job role

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

•Using the Conveyancing Case Management system
•Dealing with sales and purchase transactions
•Working as part of a team

Skills 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

Firm Details

The traditions and values, which first established Russell & Russell as an early pioneer of legal services continues to serve us well today. We still provide friendly, professional advice in the manner a traditional high street law firm would, but this is now blended with a 21st Century approach.

The practice has grown organically to incorporate nine offices stretching across the North West; three in Bolton and one in Atherton, Bury, Chester, Farnworth, Horwich and Middleton. Although we pride ourselves on being a regional firm, a number of our departments service clients throughout England and Wales.

The firm holds a number of industry related accreditations across all its service areas, in particular the Lexcel Practice Management Standard.

Web Site: http://www.russellrussell.co.uk 

What we offer

•Competitive salary
•Pension scheme
•Attendance bonus
•Workplace nursery scheme
•25 days a year plus bank holidays and an accrual system after 2 years
•Northern Rail discount scheme
•Cycle2Work scheme
•Referral schemes (PI, Conveyancing, Family & Wills/Probate)
•Discounted Services (Conveyancing, Family & Wills)
•Staff Introductory Scheme (Refer a successful applicant and get £500)
•Monthly Raffle Draw – 1st, 2nd & 3rd prizes
•Dress down once a month (linked to a chosen charity)
•Annual Christmas Party & Events
•Charity fundraisers

Training & Development

•Training and development opportunities
•Internal workshops
•Compliance webinars

Applications: 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.

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

Vacancy Description: Conveyancing Assistant – Conveyancing Department

Location: Bolton Office 

Hours:     9.00 am to 5.00 pm - Monday to Friday (1 Hour Lunch)

Salary:  Negotiable depending upon experience.

We have a vacancy for a Conveyancing Assistant to work in our busy Conveyancing Department based at our Bolton office.

Experience of Conveyancing is essential.

The role is customer focused and offers a varied working day.

Job role

 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 
  • Telephone and personal interaction with clients and telephone contacts with other solicitors and professionals and assisting clients on procedural points
  • Taking payments from clients
  • Setting up payments to be sent on the online banking system
  • Organisation of post and emails on behalf of the fee earner and taking messages
  • Maintenance of a diary for the fee earner 
  • Opening files and attending to standard paperwork  
  • Use of the online case management system on the fee earners instructions 

 Skills Required   

  •  Needs an ability to multi task and work under pressure with a considerate and kind manner
  • Good organisational skills
  • Excellent attention to detail (accuracy essential)
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Good IT skills 
  • Ability to work well within a team

 Firm Details 

The traditions and values, which first established Russell & Russell as an early pioneer of legal services continues to serve us well today. We still provide friendly, professional advice in the manner a traditional high street law firm would, but this is now blended with a 21st Century approach.

The practice has grown organically to incorporate nine offices stretching across the North West; three in Bolton and one in Atherton, Bury, Chester, Farnworth, Horwich and Middleton. Although we pride ourselves on being a regional firm, a number of our departments service clients throughout England and Wales.

The firm holds a number of industry related accreditations across all its service areas, in particular the Lexcel Practice Management Standard. 

Web Site: http://www.russellrussell.co.uk

What we offer 

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension scheme 
  • Attendance bonus 
  • Workplace nursery scheme 
  • 25 days a year plus bank holidays and an accrual system after 2 years
  • Northern Rail discount scheme 
  • Cycle2Work scheme
  • Referral schemes (PI, Conveyancing, Family & Wills/Probate)
  • Discounted Services (Conveyancing, Family & Wills)
  • Staff Introduction Scheme (Refer a success applicant and get £500)
  • Monthly Raffle Draw – 1st, 2nd & 3rd prizes 
  • Dress down once a month (linked to a chosen charity) 
  • Annual Christmas Party & Events 
  • Charity fundraisers 

Training & Development 

  • Training and development opportunities 
  • Internal workshops 
  • Compliance webinars 

 Applications: 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. 

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

Vacancy Description: Trainee Administrator – Conveyancing Department

Location: Bolton Office 

Hours:             9.00 am to 5.00 pm - Monday to Friday (1 Hour Lunch)

Salary:  Negotiable depending upon experience.

We have a vacancy for a Trainee Administrator to work in our busy Conveyancing Department based at our Bolton office.

Job role

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

Skills Required    

  • Must have good organisational skills
  • Must have attention to detail (Accuracy essential)
  • IT skills 
  • Good communication skills
  • Professional telephone manner 
  • Ability to work well within a team
  • 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

Firm Details  

The traditions and values, which first established Russell & Russell as an early pioneer of legal services continues to serve us well today. We still provide friendly, professional advice in the manner a traditional high street law firm would, but this is now blended with a 21st Century approach.

The practice has grown organically to incorporate nine offices stretching across the North West; three in Bolton and one in Atherton, Bury, Chester, Farnworth, Horwich and Middleton. Although we pride ourselves on being a regional firm, a number of our departments service clients throughout England and Wales.

The firm holds a number of industry related accreditations across all its service areas, in particular the Lexcel Practice Management Standard. 

Web Site: http://www.russellrussell.co.uk

 What we offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension scheme 
  • Attendance bonus 
  • Workplace nursery scheme 
  • 25 days a year plus bank holidays and an accrual system after 2 years
  • Northern Rail discount scheme 
  • Cycle2Work scheme
  • Referral schemes (PI, Conveyancing, Family & Wills/Probate)
  • Discounted Services (Conveyancing, Family & Wills)
  • Staff Introduction Scheme (Refer a success applicant and get £500)
  • Monthly Raffle Draw – 1st, 2nd & 3rd prizes 
  • Dress down once a month (linked to a chosen charity) 
  • Annual Christmas Party & Events 
  • Charity fundraisers

 Training & Development  

  • Training and development opportunities 
  • Internal workshops 
  • Compliance webinars  

Applications: 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.

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

Vacancy Description: Legal Secretary – 12 month FTC - Probate Department  

Location: Farnworth Office 

Hours:     9.00 am to 5.00 pm - Monday to Friday (1 Hour Lunch) 

Salary:  Negotiable depending upon experience.


We are looking to recruit a Legal Secretary to work in our Probate Department at the Farnworth office on a fixed term contract to cover a period of maternity leave. 

The fixed term contract will commence as soon as a possible and will continue for a 12 month period.  

The position will involve travel to visit clients therefore the successful candidate must have a car available for work use.  

Ongoing training, guidance and support from the team will be provided.  

Job role

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

  • Providing secretarial assistance to a solicitor 
  • To arrange appointments and meetings 
  • Filing, scanning and photocopying 
  • Providing general day to day administration to the Probate department
  • Diary management 
  • Telephone contact with clients 
  • Database work
  • Closing letters 
  • Bills and Cheques 
  • Banking
  • Covering Reception 

Skills Required   

  • Experience in probate law at secretarial level  

  • Excellent typing ability, work processing and IT skills

  • Must have good organisational skills

  • Good attention to detail (Accuracy essential) 

  • Good communication skills

  • Professional telephone manner 

  • Ability to work well within a team

  • Motivated, friendly, confident, reliable & team player

       

Firm Details 

The traditions and values, which first established Russell & Russell as an early pioneer of legal services continues to serve us well today. We still provide friendly, professional advice in the manner a traditional high street law firm would, but this is now blended with a 21st Century approach.

The practice has grown organically to incorporate nine offices stretching across the North West; three in Bolton and one in Atherton, Bury, Chester, Farnworth, Horwich and Middleton. Although we pride ourselves on being a regional firm, a number of our departments service clients throughout England and Wales.

The firm holds a number of industry related accreditations across all its service areas, in particular the Lexcel Practice Management Standard. 

Web Site: http://www.russellrussell.co.uk

 

What we offer 

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension scheme 
  • Attendance bonus 
  • Workplace nursery scheme 
  • 25 days a year plus bank holidays and an accrual system after 2 years
  • Northern Rail discount scheme 
  • Cycle2Work scheme
  • Referral schemes (PI, Conveyancing, Family & Wills/Probate)
  • Discounted Services (Conveyancing, Family & Wills)
  • Staff Introduction Scheme (Refer a success applicant and get £500)
  • Monthly Raffle Draw – 1st, 2nd & 3rd prizes 
  • Dress down once a month (linked to a chosen charity) 
  • Annual Christmas Party & Events 
  • Charity fundraisers

Training & Development 

  • Training and development opportunities 
  • Internal workshops 
  • Compliance webinars 

Applications: 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

Vacancy Description: Solicitors – Conveyancing Department 

Location: Chester Office 

Hours:     9.00 am to 5.00 pm - Monday to Friday (1 Hour Lunch)

Salary:  Negotiable depending upon experience.

We have a vacancy for a Solicitor to work within our very busy Conveyancing Department based at our Chester Office.  

Job role

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

  • Excellent working knowledge of Conveyancing
  • Capability of running a caseload of residential property transactions, mainly purchases and sale but some remortgages and Transfers of Equity.
  • Liaising with clients and referrers on a regular basis;
  • Completing land registry searches and requesting property searches;
  • Preparing and submitting SDLT forms and registrations at the land registry;
  • Liaising with accounts to facilitate completions and billing clients;
  • Undertaking due diligence and taking initial information from clients and providing updates;
  • Chasing for documentation and preparing complex documents.   

 Skills Required   

  • Excellent telephone manner and customer service skills;
  • Good standard of computer literacy and keyboard skills;
  • Being able to meet deadlines under pressure in a fast paced environment;
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to details are a must;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and confidence in dealing with people at all levels;
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal;
  • Ability to work well within a team

 Firm Details 

 The traditions and values, which first established Russell & Russell as an early pioneer of legal services continues to serve us well today. We still provide friendly, professional advice in the manner a traditional high street law firm would, but this is now blended with a 21st Century approach.

The practice has grown organically to incorporate nine offices stretching across the North West; three in Bolton and one in Atherton, Bury, Chester, Farnworth, Horwich and Middleton. Although we pride ourselves on being a regional firm, a number of our departments service clients throughout England and Wales.

The firm holds a number of industry related accreditations across all its service areas, in particular the Lexcel Practice Management Standard. 

Web Site: http://www.russellrussell.co.uk

What we offer 

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension scheme 
  • Attendance bonus 
  • Workplace nursery scheme 
  • 25 days a year plus bank holidays and an accrual system after 2 years
  • Northern Rail discount scheme 
  • Cycle2Work scheme
  • Referral schemes (PI, Conveyancing, Family & Wills/Probate)
  • Discounted Services (Conveyancing, Family & Wills)
  • Staff Introduction Scheme (Refer a success applicant and get £500)
  • Monthly Raffle Draw – 1st, 2nd & 3rd prizes 
  • Dress down once a month (linked to a chosen charity) 
  • Annual Christmas Party & Events 
  • Charity fundraisers

Training & Development 

  • Training and development opportunities 
  • Internal workshops 
  • Compliance webinars 

Applications: 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. 

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

Vacancy Description: Conveyancing Assistant (Conveyancing)   

Location: Chester Office 

Hours:    9.00 am to 5.00 pm - Monday to Friday (1 Hour Lunch)

Salary:  Negotiable depending upon experience.

We have a vacancy for a Conveyancing Assistant to work for Conveyancing Partner based at our Chester office.

Experience of Conveyancing is essential.

The role is very customer focused and offers a varied working day.  

Job role

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 
  • Telephone and personal interaction with clients and telephone contacts with other solicitors and professionals and assisting clients on procedural points
  • Taking payments from clients
  • Setting up payments to be sent on the online banking system
  • Organisation of post and emails on behalf of the fee earner and taking messages
  • Maintenance of a diary for the fee earner 
  • Opening files and attending to standard paperwork   
  • Use of the online case management system on the fee earners instructions 

Skills Required   

  • Needs an ability to multi task and work under pressure with a considerate and kind manner
  • Good organisational skills
  • Excellent attention to detail (accuracy essential)
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Good IT skills 
  • Ability to work well within a team

Firm Details 

The traditions and values, which first established Russell & Russell as an early pioneer of legal services continues to serve us well today. We still provide friendly, professional advice in the manner a traditional high street law firm would, but this is now blended with a 21st Century approach.

The practice has grown organically to incorporate nine offices stretching across the North West; three in Bolton and one in Atherton, Bury, Chester, Farnworth, Horwich and Middleton. Although we pride ourselves on being a regional firm, a number of our departments service clients throughout England and Wales.

The firm holds a number of industry related accreditations across all its service areas, in particular the Lexcel Practice Management Standard. 

Web Site: http://www.russellrussell.co.uk

What we offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension scheme 
  • Attendance bonus 
  • Workplace nursery scheme 
  • 25 days a year plus bank holidays and an accrual system after 2 years
  • Northern Rail discount scheme 
  • Cycle2Work scheme
  • Referral schemes (PI, Conveyancing, Family & Wills/Probate)
  • Discounted Services (Conveyancing, Family & Wills)
  • Staff Introduction Scheme (Refer a success applicant and get £500)
  • Monthly Raffle Draw – 1st, 2nd & 3rd prizes 
  • Dress down once a month (linked to a chosen charity) 
  • Annual Christmas Party & Events 
  • Charity fundraisers

Training & Development 

  • Training and development opportunities 
  • Internal workshops 
  • Compliance webinars 

Applications: 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. 

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

Vacancy Description: Accounts Administrator  

Location: Bolton Office 

Hours:    9.00 am to 5.00 pm - Monday to Friday (1 Hour Lunch)

Salary:  Negotiable depending upon experience.


We have a vacancy for an Accounts Administrator based at our Bolton office.  

The role requires excellent communication, organisational skills with the ability to prioritise workload and attention to detail.

 

Job role

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

  • Dealing with Chaps Transfers, BACs and Cheques;
  • Reviewing balances both office and client;
  • Check statements and chits and action payment; and
  • File closures and balances.

Skills Required   

  • Excellent telephone manner and customer service skills;
  • Good standard of computer literacy and keyboard skills;
  • Being able to meet deadlines under pressure in a fast paced environment;
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to details are a must;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and confidence in dealing with people at all levels;
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal;
  • Ability to work well within a team

 

Firm Details 

The traditions and values, which first established Russell & Russell as an early pioneer of legal services continues to serve us well today. We still provide friendly, professional advice in the manner a traditional high street law firm would, but this is now blended with a 21st Century approach.

The practice has grown organically to incorporate nine offices stretching across the North West; three in Bolton and one in Atherton, Bury, Chester, Farnworth, Horwich and Middleton. Although we pride ourselves on being a regional firm, a number of our departments service clients throughout England and Wales.

The firm holds a number of industry related accreditations across all its service areas, in particular the Lexcel Practice Management Standard. 

Web Site: http://www.russellrussell.co.uk

 

What we offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension scheme 
  • Attendance bonus 
  • Workplace nursery scheme 
  • 25 days a year plus bank holidays and an accrual system after 2 years
  • Northern Rail discount scheme 
  • Cycle2Work scheme
  • Referral schemes (PI, Conveyancing, Family & Wills/Probate)
  • Discounted Services (Conveyancing, Family & Wills)
  • Staff Introduction Scheme (Refer a success applicant and get £500)
  • Monthly Raffle Draw – 1st, 2nd & 3rd prizes 
  • Dress down once a month (linked to a chosen charity) 
  • Annual Christmas Party & Events 
  • Charity fundraisers

 

Training & Development 

  • Training and development opportunities 
  • Internal workshops 
  • Compliance webinars 

 

Applications: 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. 

 

 

Vacancy Description: Paralegal – Commercial Property Department 

Location: Bolton Office 

Hours:             9.00 am to 5.00 pm - Monday to Friday (1 Hour Lunch)

Salary:  Negotiable depending upon experience.

We have a vacancy for a Paralegal to work within our very busy Commercial Property Department based at our Bolton Office.  

The Commercial Property department handles a broad range of Commercial Property matters, including but not limited to, acquisitions and disposals, commercial leases, landlord and tenant, commercial finance and development land, acting for a variety of different clients.

The Commercial Property department has exciting plans to expand and this is a great opportunity to join one of the North West's established law firms, as they continue to expand and build on their reputation.

Job role

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

  • Assisting the fee earners of the team;
  • Perform legal research;
  • Compile contract packs; 
  • Review titles; 
  • Preparing Reports on Title;
  • Drafting and negotiating legal documents such as contracts, transfers, leases etc. 
  • Undertaking due diligence and taking initial information from clients and providing updates on a regular basis.

Requirements and Skills Required:    

  • Have a law degree or other legal qualification and preferably have completed the Legal Practice Course;
  • Ideally have a minimum of twelve months’ experience working within a Commercial Property team;
  • Possess excellent client care and communication skills;
  • Possess research and drafting skills;
  • Have a sound knowledge of IT systems and processes;
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail are a must;
  • Be a hard-working and highly-motivated individual with the ability to work cohesively as part of a larger team.

 Firm Details 

The traditions and values, which first established Russell & Russell as an early pioneer of legal services continues to serve us well today. We still provide friendly, professional advice in the manner a traditional high street law firm would, but this is now blended with a 21st Century approach.

The practice has grown organically to incorporate nine offices stretching across the North West; two in Bolton and one in Atherton, Bury, Chester, Farnworth, Horwich and Middleton. Although we pride ourselves on being a regional firm, a number of our departments service clients throughout England and Wales.

The firm holds a number of industry related accreditations across all its service areas, in particular the Lexcel Practice Management Standard. 

Web Site: http://www.russellrussell.co.uk

What we offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension scheme 
  • Attendance bonus 
  • Workplace nursery scheme 
  • 25 days a year plus bank holidays and an accrual system after 2 years
  • Northern Rail discount scheme 
  • Cycle2Work scheme
  • Referral schemes (PI, Conveyancing, Family & Wills/Probate)
  • Discounted Services (Conveyancing, Family & Wills)
  • Staff Introduction Scheme (Refer a success applicant and get £500)
  • Monthly Raffle Draw – 1st, 2nd & 3rd prizes 
  • Dress down once a month (linked to a chosen charity) 
  • Annual Christmas Party & Events 
  • Charity fundraisers

Training & Development 

  • Training and development opportunities 
  • Internal workshops 
  • Compliance webinars 

Applications: 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.

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

Vacancy Description: Solicitor – Commercial Property Department 

Location: Bolton Office 

Hours:             9.00 am to 5.00 pm - Monday to Friday (1 Hour Lunch)

Salary:  Negotiable depending upon experience.

We have a vacancy for a Solicitor to work within our very busy Commercial Property Department based at our Bolton Office.  

The Commercial Property department handles a broad range of Commercial Property matters, including but not limited to, acquisitions and disposals, commercial leases, landlord and tenant, commercial finance and development land, acting for a variety of different clients.

The Commercial Property department has exciting plans to expand and this is a great opportunity to join one of the North West's established law firms, as they continue to expand and build on their reputation.

Job role

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

  • Work on a varied caseload of commercial property matters such as acquisitions and disposals, landlord and tenant matters and development matters;
  • Work closely with a Head of Department and other solicitor in the team; 
  • Liaising with clients and referrers on a regular basis;
  • Liaising with accounts to facilitate completions and billing clients;
  • Undertaking due diligence and taking initial information from clients and providing updates;
  • Drafting and negotiating complex documents.   

Requirements and Skills Required   

  • 1-2 years PQE in Commercial Property or a Conveyancing Solicitor who has ambitions to move to the Commercial Property field;
  • Capability of running a caseload Commercial Property matters, including but not limited to acquisitions and disposals, commercial leases, landlord and tenant, commercial finance, development land, acting for a variety of different clients;
  • Excellent telephone manner and customer service skills;
  • Strong drafting skills;
  • Team player with a keen eye for detail;
  • Client focused and have excellent communication skills;
  • Strong organisational, multitasking and time management skills;
  • Use of initiative to resolve complex issues.

Firm Details 

The traditions and values, which first established Russell & Russell as an early pioneer of legal services continues to serve us well today. We still provide friendly, professional advice in the manner a traditional high street law firm would, but this is now blended with a 21st Century approach.

The practice has grown organically to incorporate nine offices stretching across the North West; two in Bolton and one in Atherton, Bury, Chester, Farnworth, Horwich and Middleton. Although we pride ourselves on being a regional firm, a number of our departments service clients throughout England and Wales.

The firm holds a number of industry related accreditations across all its service areas, in particular the Lexcel Practice Management Standard. 

Web Site: http://www.russellrussell.co.uk

What we offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension scheme 
  • Attendance bonus 
  • Workplace nursery scheme 
  • 25 days a year plus bank holidays and an accrual system after 2 years
  • Northern Rail discount scheme 
  • Cycle2Work scheme
  • Referral schemes (PI, Conveyancing, Family & Wills/Probate)
  • Discounted Services (Conveyancing, Family & Wills)
  • Staff Introduction Scheme (Refer a success applicant and get £500)
  • Monthly Raffle Draw – 1st, 2nd & 3rd prizes 
  • Dress down once a month (linked to a chosen charity) 
  • Annual Christmas Party & Events 
  • Charity fundraisers

Training & Development 

  • Training and development opportunities 
  • Internal workshops 
  • Compliance webinars 

Applications: 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.

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

Vacancy Description: Paralegal – Family Dept.    

Location: Chester Office 

Hours:      9.00 am to 5.00 pm - Monday to Friday (1 Hour Lunch)

Salary:  Negotiable depending upon experience.

We have a vacancy for a Family Paralegal to work in our busy Family Law Department at our Chester Office.

The ideal candidate will have experience working within a Family Law department. 

Ongoing training, guidance and support from the team is provided.  

Job role

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

  • Arranging appointments and meetings
  • Telephone contact with clients and outside agencies
  • Diary management
  • Database work
  • Prepare bundles
  • Client contact
  • Use of CCMS 
  • Opportunity to progress for right candidate  

Skills Required   

  • Excellent communication and telephone skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Use of own initiative
  • Good time management skills
  • Good presentation and organisational skills 
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good IT  Skills
  • Knowledge of CCMS an advantage

Firm Details 

The traditions and values, which first established Russell & Russell as an early pioneer of legal services continues to serve us well today. We still provide friendly, professional advice in the manner a traditional high street law firm would, but this is now blended with a 21st Century approach.

The practice has grown organically to incorporate nine offices stretching across the North West; three in Bolton and one in Atherton, Bury, Chester, Farnworth, Horwich and Middleton. Although we pride ourselves on being a regional firm, a number of our departments service clients throughout England and Wales.

The firm holds a number of industry related accreditations across all its service areas, in particular the Lexcel Practice Management Standard. 

Web Site: http://www.russellrussell.co.uk

What we offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension scheme 
  • Attendance bonus 
  • Workplace nursery scheme 
  • 25 days a year plus bank holidays and an accrual system after 2 years
  • Northern Rail discount scheme 
  • Cycle2Work scheme
  • Referral schemes (PI, Conveyancing, Family & Wills/Probate)
  • Discounted Services (Conveyancing, Family & Wills)
  • Staff Introductory Scheme (Refer a successful applicant and get £500)
  • Monthly Raffle Draw – 1st, 2nd & 3rd prizes 
  • Dress down once a month (linked to a chosen charity) 
  • Annual Christmas Party & Events 
  • Charity fundraisers

Training & Development 

  • Training and development opportunities 
  • Internal workshops 
  • Compliance webinars 

Applications: 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. 

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

Vacancy Description: Legal Secretary – Family Dept.    

Location: Chester Office 

Hours:             9.00 am to 5.00 pm - Monday to Friday (1 Hour Lunch)

Salary:  Negotiable depending upon experience.

We have a vacancy for a Legal Secretary to work in our busy Family Law Department at our Chester Office. 

The ideal candidate will have experience working within a Family Law department. 

Ongoing training, guidance and support from the team is provided.  

Job role

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

  • Providing full secretarial assistance to a solicitor
  • Some audio typing but ability to work under instruction an advantage
  • Arranging appointments and meetings
  • Telephone contact with clients and outside agencies
  • Diary management
  • Database work
  • Use of CCMS

Skills Required   

  • Excellent communication and telephone skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Use of own initiative
  • Good time management skills
  • Good presentation and organisational skills 
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good IT  Skills
  • Knowledge of CCMS an advantage

Firm Details 

The traditions and values, which first established Russell & Russell as an early pioneer of legal services continues to serve us well today. We still provide friendly, professional advice in the manner a traditional high street law firm would, but this is now blended with a 21st Century approach.

The practice has grown organically to incorporate nine offices stretching across the North West; three in Bolton and one in Atherton, Bury, Chester, Farnworth, Horwich and Middleton. Although we pride ourselves on being a regional firm, a number of our departments service clients throughout England and Wales.

The firm holds a number of industry related accreditations across all its service areas, in particular the Lexcel Practice Management Standard. 

Web Site: http://www.russellrussell.co.uk

What we offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension scheme 
  • Attendance bonus 
  • Workplace nursery scheme 
  • 25 days a year plus bank holidays and an accrual system after 2 years
  • Northern Rail discount scheme 
  • Cycle2Work scheme
  • Referral schemes (PI, Conveyancing, Family & Wills/Probate)
  • Discounted Services (Conveyancing, Family & Wills)
  • Staff Introductory Scheme (Refer a successful applicant and get £500)
  • Monthly Raffle Draw – 1st, 2nd & 3rd prizes 
  • Dress down once a month (linked to a chosen charity) 
  • Annual Christmas Party & Events 
  • Charity fundraisers

Training & Development 

  • Training and development opportunities 
  • Internal workshops 
  • Compliance webinars 

Applications: 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. 

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

Vacancy Description: Newly Qualified Solicitor – Family Department

Location: Chester Office 

Hours:             9.00 am to 5.00 pm - Monday to Friday (1 Hour Lunch)

Salary:  Negotiable depending upon experience.

We have a vacancy for a Newly Qualified Solicitor to work in our very busy Family Department at our Chester Office.   

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years PQE.

The position will involve travel to courts and other offices therefore candidate must have a car available for work use.  

Ongoing training, guidance and support from the team is provided.  

Job role

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

  • Be responsible for a caseload of care/public law files
  • Ability to run own caseload and work independently with secretarial support.
  • Guidance and support available from the team.
  • Ability to undertake own advocacy

Skills Required   

  • Experience in family law 
  • Good organisational skills
  • Excellent attention to detail (accuracy essential)
  • Good communication skills 
  • Good IT skills 
  • Ability to work well within a team
  • Friendly and professional manner

Firm Details 

The traditions and values, which first established Russell & Russell as an early pioneer of legal services continues to serve us well today. We still provide friendly, professional advice in the manner a traditional high street law firm would, but this is now blended with a 21st Century approach.

The practice has grown organically to incorporate nine offices stretching across the North West; three in Bolton and one in Atherton, Bury, Chester, Farnworth, Horwich and Middleton. Although we pride ourselves on being a regional firm, a number of our departments service clients throughout England and Wales.

The firm holds a number of industry related accreditations across all its service areas, in particular the Lexcel Practice Management Standard. 

Web Site: http://www.russellrussell.co.uk

What we offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension scheme 
  • Attendance bonus 
  • Workplace nursery scheme 
  • 25 days a year plus bank holidays and an accrual system after 2 years
  • Northern Rail discount scheme 
  • Cycle2Work scheme
  • Referral schemes (PI, Conveyancing, Family & Wills/Probate)
  • Discounted Services (Conveyancing, Family & Wills)
  • Staff Introductory Scheme (Refer a successful applicant and get £500)
  • Monthly Raffle Draw – 1st, 2nd & 3rd prizes 
  • Dress down once a month (linked to a chosen charity) 
  • Annual Christmas Party & Events 
  • Charity fundraisers

Training & Development 

  • Training and development opportunities 
  • Internal workshops 
  • Compliance webinars 

Applications: 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. 

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

Download an application form here.