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: Solicitor – Family Dept.    
Location: Bury 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 Law Solicitor to work in our busy care team in the Family Department.

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
•Undertake own advocacy
•Run own caseload and work independently

Skills Required  

•Experience in care work
•Good organisational skills
•Excellent attention to detail (accuracy essential)
•Good communication skills
•Good IT skills
•Ability to work well within a team
•Guidance and support available from the 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: 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: Paralegal – 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 Paralegal to work in our busy Conveyancing Department based at our Bolton office.

Experience of Conveyancing is essential along with experience using Conveyancing Case Management.

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
•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: 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: Commercial Property/Conveyancing Assistant 

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 Commercial Property/Conveyancing Assistant or Paralegal to assist a busy commercial conveyancing team based at our Bolton office.

Experience of Commercial Property/Conveyancing at legal assistant level is essential.


Job role

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

  • 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;
  • Producing standard documentation and general administrative support;
  • 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 fundraiser


    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 – Crime 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 an experienced Legal Secretary in the crime department at our Bolton office.

Ideally candidates will have criminal law and/or legal experience.

Job role

Working within a busy team, you will be expected to carry out the following duties:

  • Provide full secretarial assistance to a number of solicitors in the department
  • Audio typing 

  • Arrange appointments/meetings

  • Diary management

  • Data base work.  

Skills Required 

  • Excellent typing ability;
  • Excellent telephone manner;

  • 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 on your own initiative

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

Download an application form here.