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 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 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

We have a vacancy for Duty Solicitors to join our very busy Crime Department in various locations in the North West of England.

Essential requirements for the position are:

•Duty Solicitor Qualification
•Ability to manage a mix of Crown and Magistrates’ Court work


This position will involve travel to Courts and therefore candidates must have a car available for work use.  A car parking space will be provided.


Salary:Commensurate with experience


Hours:8.30 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 to Bethany Collett, Russell & Russell, Solicitors, 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 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: Apprentice (IT Department)  
Employer: Russell & Russell Solicitors
Learning Provider: Delivered by Bolton College

Job role
Working within the IT department you will be expected to carry out the following duties:
•Assisting the IT manager and IT team on a daily basis. No high level of IT knowledge is required or expected during your time here.
•Assisting with the IT helpdesk as much as possible.
•Helping with the documentation for both electronic and paper.
•Assisting with updating the Active Directory
•Opportunity to work with some high level Microsoft infrastructure technology under supervision.
•Traveling to other offices with one of the colleagues. No licence or car is required.
•Hands on with computers including assisting with upgrades in the hardware, software, system updates, antivirus and malware software.
•Lifting and moving computers during office moves or removing redundant equipment.

The role is very varied and no two days are the same. This is not a cliché, each day will bring new challenges, and we require a person who will enjoy being in such an environment, and we hope we can help assist the individual make the most of the time with us and help further their career.

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.

Web Site: http://www.russellrussell.co.uk/

Vacancy Location
•Bolton
•Working week 9.00 am to 5.00 pm - Monday to Friday (1 Hour Lunch)
•Holiday: 25 days a year plus Bank Holidays and an accrual system after 2 years
•Number of Vacancies 1
Key Dates
•Closing date for applications:
•Interview begin from:
•Start Date: ASAP

Training

Training to be provided by Bolton College
Further details: http://www.boltoncollege.ac.uk

Skills Required    
•Must enjoy IT
•Have basic IT skills
•Good writing skills
•Willing to learn electronic record keeping
•Good telephone manner, or willing to learn it
•Attention to detail
•Work well with a team
•Follow out task with limited instructions when needed
•Use initiative when necessary  
•Able to communicate well with others, in person or telephone

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
Future Prospects    
•This role would be best suited to someone who is interested in developing their IT skills and working within a busy IT department.

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

We are looking to recruit a Conveyancing Assistant to work within our very busy Conveyancing Department based at our Bolton office. The role requires excellent communication, organisational skills with the ability to prioritise workload and attention to detail. 

This vacancy is to cover a period of Maternity Leave and will be for 12 months on a Fixed Contract.  

Education/Qualifications  

  • Degree level education, high level ‘A’ level student or highly experienced in Conveyancing
  • IT Literate

Experience Required

  • Experience of dealing with sales and purchase transactions
  • Able to provide full secretarial assistance to Fee Earners.  
  • Experience of Conveyancing Case Management
  • Able to work as part of a team.
  • Has a sound knowledge of the Conveyancing process  
  • Has experience of working in a solicitors office

    Able to exercise high standards of client care in a professional manner.  


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)

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

Download an application form here.