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.

Privacy Notice for Job Applicants.

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 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

Vacancy Description: Private Client Assistant (Wills & 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 Private Client Assistant to work for a Wills and Conveyancing Solicitor based at our Chester office.

Experience of either or both disciplines preferred but not essential but must have a legal background.

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 for both conveyancing and wills.  
•Use of the online case management system for conveyancing and typing precedent wills and lasting powers of attorney 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 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)  
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 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: Solicitor – Family Department
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 Family Department at our Bury office.

The ideal candidate will have an interest in networking.  

Job role

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

•Undertake a mix of Legal Aid & Private Family work in all areas  
•Undertake own advocacy
•Run own caseload and work independently with secretarial support  

Skills Required  

•Experience in Private Law matters including divorce, finance, children and injunctions
•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 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

Download an application form here.