Recruitment

CURRENT VACANCIES (5)

(1) Position: Residential Property Solicitor / Legal Executive
Location: Darlington or Catterick

We are looking for an experienced, qualified Residential Conveyancing Fee earner to join our existing team due to expansion with the opportunity to be based in any of our offices in Darlington or North Yorkshire.

2Yrs plus PQE preferred however all applicants who can demonstrate the ability to operate a mixed case load of purchases, sales, leasehold and remortgages will be considered. Salary commensurate with experience.

To apply please e-mail your CV to n.waugh@clarkwillis.co.uk

Strictly no agencies other than any engaged directly by us for this role.


(2) Position: Legal Secretary - Residential Property
Location: Darlington
Department: Residential Property
Start Date: As Soon As Possible

We are seeking to recruit a full time Legal Secretary to join our busy Residential Property Team. Previous experience in property preferred but legal secretarial experience will also be considered.

The successful candidate will provide direct support in our busy Conveyancing department. Duties will include, but are not limited to, digital dictation and copy typing, liaising with clients over the phone, conducting land registry searches, opening and closing files, making appointments for clients when required, undertake photocopying when necessary and e-mail management.

The successful candidate will have the ability to work well within a team in a pressurised environment but be able to work on their own initiative.

To apply please e-mail your CV to n.waugh@clarkwillis.co.uk


(3) Position: Family Solicitor
Location: Darlington or North Yorkshire

We are looking for an experienced, qualified Family solicitor with experience in Private family law to join our existing team due to expansion. A great opportunity to join a progressive firm with a qualified mediation team.

2Yrs plus PQE preferred however all applicants who can demonstrate the ability to operate a full case load independently will be considered. Salary commensurate with experience.

To apply please e-mail your CV to n.waugh@clarkwillis.co.uk

Strictly no agencies other than any engaged directly by us for this role.


(4) Position: Paralegal / Training Contract (Private Client & Residential Property)
Location: Darlington

We are looking for a paralegal to join our busy Wills, Probate, Tax & Trusts team and Residential Property team to with a view to commencing a Training Contract with us after 4-6 months. The relevant qualifications to commence a training contract required.

To apply please e-mail your CV to n.waugh@clarkwillis.co.uk

Strictly no agencies other than any engaged directly by us for this role.


(5) Position: Paralegal / Training Contract (Family Law)
Location: Darlington

We are looking for a paralegal to join our busy Family Law team with a view to commencing a Training Contract with us after 4-6 months. The relevant qualifications to commence a training contract required.

To apply please e-mail your CV to n.waugh@clarkwillis.co.uk

Strictly no agencies other than any engaged directly by us for this role.


WORK EXPERIENCE

We offer a limited number of unpaid work experience placements throughout the year, providing an insight into life at a busy law firm. During a work experience placement you will meet people from across the firm and gain real hands-on experience by sampling work within the different departments.

Unfortunately we do not currently have any work experience placements available for 2021.

TRAINEE SOLICITORS - TRAINING CONTRACTS

The firm is authorised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority as a training establishment and we are always looking to attract new talent both in a professional capacity and a support role. Unfortunately, however, we do not currently have any positions available.

APPLICATIONS FROM SOLICITORS

We are always looking for highly motivated, dynamic individuals with a passion for the law and their feet firmly on the ground. We want to recruit effective lawyers with a good track record of working in high street practice and who may have either earned Law Society accreditation on one of the many panels, or Duty Solicitor status. We also encourage applications from those professionally qualified staff who may wish to work only part time. Any application would be considered in confidence.

APPLICATIONS FROM SUPPORT STAFF

We value the importance of support staff who carry out a variety of different types and levels of work. Our staff deal with the transcription of dictated letters and documents, with client enquiries both in person, by email and by telephone, attend to general administration matters such as the delivery of documents, preparation of mail, data input, and attending court to assist our lawyers and barristers. If you are proficient in the use of email, internet and also able to use Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, and have had previous experience of working within a legal practice, this would be an advantage when applying. The firm uses an electronic digital dictation system upon which a successful applicant will be given training. We are always happy to accept applications for support staff, and if we have no current vacancies we will keep your application on file for a period of 3 months so that if a vacancy should arise we can consider you. We also encourage applications from those who may wish to work only part time. Any application would be considered in confidence.

We never discourage any application for any position at any time, although due to the volume of applications we receive we cannot always guarantee to reply to each and every one. If you are interested in joining our practice and would like to send to us your c.v. please email it to our office manager, Emma Anderson, at e.anderson@clarkwillis.co.uk who will consider it when the next vacancy arises.