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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In line with expanding our criminal defence service across the whole of the North West region, we're looking for qualified Duty Solicitors. All levels of experience, on a full or part time basis, will be considered and salary is negotiable. Send,or post, CVs to Andrew Costello, Russell & Russell Solicitors, Wood Street, Bolton, BL1 1EE. 


NO AGENCIES PLEASE

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

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

This position requires:

  • 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 (one hour lunch)

Holidays: 25 days holiday per year (pro rata with commencement date) plus Bank Holidays and an accrual system after two 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 an experienced Solicitor to work in one our very busy Conveyancing Department at our Head office in Bolton.

This position requires:

  • Capability of running a comprehensive caseload of residential freehold/leasehold sale and purchase transactions, but may include some remortgage and Transfer of Equity matters. 

A DBS (Disclosure and Barring Services) 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 (one hour lunch)

Holidays: 25 days holiday per year (pro rata with commencement date) plus Bank Holidays and an accrual system after two 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, HR Department, Russell & Russell Solicitors, Wood Street, Bolton BL1 1EE.

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

We have an exciting vacancy for a Paralegal to work in our Personal Injury Department at our Newport Street office in Bolton.

This position involves working as part of a busy PI team undertaking Claimant PI work.

  • Candidates must be educated to Degree level or equivalent.

Experience and knowledge required/desirable:

  • Previous Personal Injury experience
  • Case Management System experience
  • Sales Experience desirable

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 available 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, 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 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 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

An opportunity has arisen for a Retail Marketing Stand Manager based at our Middleton Office.  Primarily, this role is designed to identify opportunities for our busy Personal Injury Department, but it also generates new business for the firm's other service areas.   

You should be able to demonstrate a high degree of professionalism, possess excellent customer services skills and a flair for motivating your team in generating customer leads.  You will be the 'go to' person for your team and from across the firm, responsible for the management and ongoing success of the retail marketing stands.  As you would expect with a role like this, a background in sales is desirable/essential. 

The role will include:

  • Managing a team of people who represent the firm on retail stands within shopping centres
  • Inspiring and leading the team to attract new clients
  • Interviewing and selecting the right people to represent Russell & Russell on the retail stands
  • Carrying out training and role playing client conversion techniques
  • Ensuring all administration for the off premises retail stands is completed effectively to include time sheets etc. 
  • Setting targets and activity key performance indicators. 
  • Monitoring and reporting on progress towards KPI’s. 
  • Liaising with other departments within the firm
  • Ensuring strict compliance with Data Protection provisions
  • Available to work Tuesday to Saturday

The successful candidate must have:

  • Demonstrable experience of successfully supervising retail marketing team
  • Highly motivated with a drive to succeed and a passion for lead generation
  • Target driven
  • Must have a car available for business use

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

Salary: Negotiable

Hours: 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. – Tuesday to Saturday (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 Mrs. Emma Hughes, Russell & Russell Solicitors, Wood Street, Bolton BL1 1EE.

To apply, please email elh@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
  • Number of Vacancies 1

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.