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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

We have a vacancy for a Re-mortgage Fee Earner to work in our very busy Conveyancing Department at the Churchill House Office.

This position will involve working as part of a team dealing with re-mortgage transactions.

Experience/knowledge required:

  • Experience of re-mortgage transactions essential.
  • Conveyancing Case Management

The following skills/competences are required:

  • Excellent communication and telephone skills
  • Excellent keyboard and IT skills
  • Organisational skills with ability to prioritise workload
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work as part of a team

A DBS 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, Russell & Russell Solicitors, Wood Street, Bolton BL1 1EE.

To apply, please email bc2@russellrussell.co.uk

We are looking to recruit an Assistant to work within our very busy Conveyancing Department, specifically the Post Completions Team, based at Wood Street, Bolton. The role requires excellent communication, organisational skills with the ability to prioritise workload and attention to detail.

Education/Qualifications  

•GCSE C Grade or above(and/or equivalent) in Math’s and English
•IT Literate

Experience

•Previous experience working within Post Completions in a Conveyancing department.
•Able to work as part of a team.
•Experience of working in a solicitors office
•Has experience with Microsoft Word and Excel
•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 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, Russell & Russell Solicitors, Churchill House, 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.

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 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, Russell & Russell Solicitors, Churchill House, Wood Street, Bolton BL1 1EE.

To apply, please email bc2@russellrussell.co.uk

We have a vacancy for a Trainee Solicitor to work in our Criminal Defence Department at our Mawdsley Street, Bolton office.

The role will develop the legal skills, capabilities and expertise required in order to qualify as a Solicitor.  

The following skills/competences are required:

•Must be educated to degree level and must have completed the Legal Practice Course (LPC)
•Excellent communication and telephone skills
•Excellent keyboard and IT skills
•Organisational skills with ability to prioritise workload
•Attention to detail
•Ability to work as part of a team

A DBS 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 Mrs Emma Hughes, Russell & Russell Solicitors LLP, Wood Street, Bolton BL1 1EE.

No Agencies Please

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

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

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 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, Russell & Russell Solicitors, Churchill House, Wood Street, Bolton BL1 1EE.

To apply, please email bc2@russellrussell.co.uk

We have a vacancy for a full time Trainee Secretary to work in our Personal Injury Department at the Middleton office of the firm.

The position involves:

•Providing secretarial assistance
•Arranging Appointments and Meetings
•Telephone contact with clients and outside bodies
•Diary Management
•Filing, Scanning & photocopying
•Providing general day to day administration to the Personal Injury Department
•Reception Cover

Skills/Experience:

•Good typing ability, word processing and IT Skills
•Excellent telephone manner
•Good communication skills
•Organisational skills.

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 Mrs Emma Hughes, Russell & Russell Solicitors, Churchill House, Wood Street, Bolton BL1 1EE.

No Agencies Please

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

We have a vacancy for Conveyancing Assistant to work in our very busy Conveyancing Department at the Chester Office.

This position will involve working as part of a team dealing with sales and purchase transactions.

Experience/knowledge required:

•Experience of sales and purchase transactions essential.
•Conveyancing Case Management

The following skills/competences are required:

•Excellent communication and telephone skills
•Excellent keyboard and IT skills
•Organisational skills with ability to prioritise workload
•Attention to detail
•Ability to work as part of a team

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, Russell & Russell Solicitors, Wood Street, Bolton BL1 1EE.


No Agencies Please.

To apply, please email bc2@russellrussell.co.uk

Download an application form here.