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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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DUTY SOLICITORS (BOLTON & CHESTER)

In line with expanding our criminal defence service across the whole of the North West region, we're looking for qualified Duty Solicitors. All levels of experience, on a full or part time basis, will be considered and salary is negotiable. Send,or post, CVs to Andrew Costello, Russell & Russell Solicitors, Wood Street, Bolton, BL1 1EE. 

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

COMMERCIAL PROPERTY/RESIDENTIAL SOLICITOR (BOLTON OFFICE)

We have a vacancy for a Commercial Property/Residential Solicitor to work in our very busy Conveyancing Department at our Bolton Office.

This position requires:

  • 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

CONVEYANCING ASSISTANTS (BOLTON OFFICE)

We are looking to recruit Conveyancing Assistants 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.

No Agencies Please

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

SOLICITOR - CONVEYANCING DEPARTMENT (BOLTON OFFICE)

We have a vacancy for an experienced Solicitor to work in one our very busy Conveyancing Department at our Head Office in Bolton.

This position requires:

  • Capability of running a comprehensive caseload of residential freehold/leasehold sale and purchase transactions, but may include some remortgage and Transfer of Equity matters. 

A DBS (Disclosure and Barring Services) 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, HR Department, Russell & Russell Solicitors, Wood Street, Bolton BL1 1EE.

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

APPRENTICE - PROBATE DEPARTMENT (FARNWORTH )


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

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


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
        Ability to work well within a team

        Must be able to drive and a car available for business use


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

·       Interest in the legal environment and keen to pursue a career in law


 

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

RE-MORTGAGE FEE EARNER VACANCY – CONVEYANCING DEPARTMENT (CHURCHILL HOUSE, WOOD STREET, BOLTON)


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

APPRENTICE - BUSINESS AND ADMINISTRATION LEVEL 2 (CHESTER OFFICE)

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

·       Chester

·       Working Week Monday to Friday 9-5, 35 hours a week

·       Number of Vacancies 1

Training

Training to be provided by Cheshire College, South & West

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

•        Must be able to drive and a car available for business use

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

·       Interest in the legal environment and keen to pursue a career in law

To apply, please email BC2@russellrussell.co.uk

APPRENTICE - CONVEYANCING DEPARTMENT (CHURCHILL HOUSE - BOLTON )


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

·      Bolton

·      Working Week Monday to Friday 9-5, 35 hours a week

·      Number of Vacancies 2

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

        Ability to work well within a team

        Must be able to drive and a car available for business use

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

TEAM LEADER – REMORTGAGES TEAM – CONVEYANCING DEPARTMENT (BOLTON OFFICE)

We are currently recruiting for the position of Team Leader to work in our very busy Conveyancing Department at the Churchill House Office.

This position will involve leading and working with a team dealing with re-mortgages transactions.

 Experience/knowledge required:

  • Experience of re-mortgage transactions essential.
  • Conveyancing Case Management
  • Day to day team management/leadership

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 elh@russellrussell.co.uk or post for the attention of Emma Hughes, Russell & Russell Solicitors, Wood Street, Bolton BL1 1EE.

No Agencies Please

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

APPRENTICE - BUSINESS AND ADMIN LEVEL 2 (MIDDLETON OFFICE)

Vacancy Description: Apprentice – Personal Injury Department

Employer: Russell & Russell Solicitors

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

Download an application form here.