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: Commercial Property/Residential Solicitor – Conveyancing Dept.  
Location: Bolton/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 Commercial Property/Residential Solicitor to work in our very busy Conveyancing Department at our Bolton or Chester office.  
The successful applicant must be comfortable networking and developing work.  

Job role

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

•Run own caseload and work independently
•Ability to prioritise and delegate as appropriate
•Ability to maintain existing client base and generate new opportunities
•Ability to network

Skills Required  

•Experience of Commercial Property and small transactions is essential along with purchase/sale transactions and leases
•Good organisational skills
•Excellent attention to detail (accuracy essential)
•Good communication skills
•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 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: 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: Paralegal – Personal Injury Department
Location: Middleton Office
Hours: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm - Monday to Friday (1 Hour Lunch) with occasional Saturdays
Salary:  Negotiable depending upon experience.

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

Both full time and part time hours will be considered and this role will require the successful candidate to work on Saturdays occasionally.  

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:

•Inputting data on the RTA Portal
•Assisting a Solicitor

Skills 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

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: 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

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.

We understand that we live in a modern world and access to justice needs to be on hand around the clock. That’s why we’re available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. If you need legal advice we can help in the following areas:

  • Conveyancing
  • Commercial property
  • Family law
  • Wills, probate and elderly client services
  • Personal injury
  • Criminal defence

The firm holds a number of industry related accreditations across all its service areas, in particular the Lexcel Practice Management Standard. It was also the first legal practice in the Bolton area – and one of the first in the North West – to have been awarded the Wills and Inheritance Quality certification.

Our aim is simple; to deliver an excellent standard of legal advice in an efficient and transparent manner. 

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).  
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.