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: Duty Solicitor/Duty CILEX – Crime Department  

Location:  Bolton Office 

Hours:      8.30 am to 5.00 pm - Monday to Friday (1 Hour Lunch).  Part time hours will also be considered 

Salary:  Negotiable depending upon experience.

We have a vacancy for a Duty Solicitor or a Duty CILEX (applications from non-duty qualified criminal solicitors/CILEX Advocates may be considered) for our busy and prestigious crime department, working predominantly in the Greater Manchester and Lancashire areas.

We operate out of a number of locations throughout the North West and have a long standing reputation as excellent defence lawyers.  

Job role

 The role will involve all aspects of criminal defence work from the police station through to court.  

 Skills Required   

  •  Good standard of computer literacy and keyboard skills;
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to details are a must;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal;
  • Full driving licence and access to a car.  A car parking space will be provided.   

 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, Blackpool, 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 and call out remuneration 
  • 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 LLP, Wood Street, Bolton BL1 1EE. 

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

Vacancy Description: Solicitor NQ upwards/CILEX advocate – Crime Department  

Location: Bolton Office 

Hours:  8.30 am to 5.00 pm - Monday to Friday (1 Hour Lunch).  Part time hours will be considered.  

Salary:  Negotiable depending upon experience/qualification.

We have a vacancy for a qualified solicitor (NQ upwards) or a CILEX advocate for our busy and prestigious crime department, working predominantly in the Greater Manchester and Lancashire areas.

We operate out of a number of locations throughout the North West and have a long standing reputation as excellent defence lawyers.  

Job role

The role will involve all aspects of criminal defence work from the police station through to court.  

Skills Required   

  •  Existing police station accreditation is a preferable qualification but applicants without will be considered
  • Good standard of computer literacy and keyboard skills;
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to details are a must;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal;
  • Full driving licence and access to a car.  A car parking space will be provided.   

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, Blackpool, 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 and call out remuneration 
  • 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 LLP, Wood Street, Bolton BL1 1EE. 

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

Vacancy Description: Business and Administration Apprentice – Personal Injury Department 

Learning Provider: Oldham 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 
  • Covering and assisting on reception 
  • 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 20 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

  • Middleton 
  • Working Week Monday to Friday 9-5, 35 hours a week 
  • Number of Vacancies 1

Training 

Training to be provided by Oldham College 

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

Qualifications Required    

  • 5 GCSEs grade A*- C including Maths and English (or equivalent).    

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    

  • There are a variety of career opportunities within Russell & Russell depending upon ambition, commitment and ability.

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

Vacancy Description: Solicitor – Personal Injury Department

Location: Middleton Office

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

Salary:  Negotiable depending upon experience.

 An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Solicitor to work at our Middleton office. 

Applications are invited from NQ Solicitors up to 5 Years PQE.

Job role

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

  • Experience and the ability to run a caseload of 150+ Claimant PI Files.
  • Experience in dealing with MOJ Portal, RTA cases, EL and PL fast track and multi track cases.
  • Knowledge and experience of Proclaim Case Management System is desirable

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 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: Accounts Assistants    

Location: Bolton 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 an Accounts Assistant to work in our Bolton Office.  

The ideal candidate will have some accounting experience however the firm will provide full guidance and training. 

Job role 

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

  • Banking
  • Cheques
  • Client and office transfers
  • Client deposits
  • Admin and filing  

Skills Required   

  •  Excellent communication skills 
  • Ability to work well as part of a team
  • Be able to work to deadlines 

 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 eight 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 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: Public Law Administrator/Paralegal – 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 Public Law Administrator or Paralegal to work in our busy Family Law Department at our Bury 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 (existing knowledge would be an advantage)
  • 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

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: Paralegal – Personal Injury Department

Location: Newport Street, 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 Personal Injury Department at our Newport Street, Bolton Office. 

The successful applicant must be educated to Degree level or equivalent.

A full clean driving license is essential together with a car for business 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:

  • Undertaking Claimant PI work
  • Assisting a Partner

Skills Required  

  • Excellent communication and telephone skills
  • Previous Personal Injury experience is preferred but not essential
  • Case Management System experience is preferred but not essential
  • 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 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.