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Careers and Training Contracts Overview

Reasons to choose Wilson Browne

Wilson Browne Solicitors is a firm with a vision and that vision starts with being a great place to work…

…no long commute, a proper work-life balance, varied and interesting clients, opportunities for development and career progression and a host of other benefits.

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More on: Non-Legal Opportunities (aka Support Staff)

Current Vacancies

Team Leader - Residential Conveyancing - Corby

We are looking for an enthusiastic Conveyancing Executive to continue the development of Residential Conveyancing in Corby.

This is an exciting opportunity and the successful applicant will have proven experience of working within a busy residential property team and dealing with sale, purchase, re-mortgage and transfer of equity, including new build and leasehold.

The role would ideally suit someone with experience of managing their own caseload and who is now looking to take the next step towards managing a team.

As an experienced conveyancer, you should be confident in developing and managing relationships with both clients and estate agents, be IT literate and committed with a previous working knowledge of using case management systems.

Excellent business development skills are essential as well as strong organisation skills. Some supervisory experience is preferable together with an ability to work with minimal supervision.

Please apply enclosing your CV by email to careers@wilsonbrowne.co.uk or in writing to:-

John Whitehouse
Wilson Browne Solicitors
4 Grange Park Court
Roman Way
Northampton
NN4 5EA

Part Time Court of Protection Accounts Clerk/Support Staff - Northampton

A part-time accounts clerk/support staff is required to join our busy and interesting Court of Protection team at Northampton.

You will support the Court of Protection fee-earners in all accounting roles to include:

  • Making payments
  • Reconciling accounts
  • Keeping and monitoring deputyship bank statements and dealing with the client’s financial institutions;
  • Recording deputyship invoices and raising payments;
  • Preparing COP annual accounts;
  • Preparing files for detailed assessment and making costs applications;
  • Preparing financial forecasts

In addition you will be responsible for carrying out essential case management support to the Court of Protection team.

You will assist the other team members in managing their case load on a task by task basis and use your initiative to move matters forward, as well as having specific tasks assigned to you.  You will learn on the job and receive training through the tasks assigned to you.

You will be expected to working as part of the team to achieve group fee targets and chargeable time targets.

You will be confident in using your own initiative within set guidelines and will have strong communication skills both written and verbal. You will be comfortable communicating at all levels of the business.

The ideal candidate will already have had some experience of an accounts role and be confident with internet banking. Computer literacy is essential with additional training also available.

Please apply enclosing your CV by email to careers@wilsonbrowne.co.uk or in writing to:-

John Whitehouse
Practice Manager
Wilson Browne Solicitors
4 Grange Park Court
Roman Way
Northampton
NN4 5EA


Large law firm of the year  – we won the Northamptonshire Law Society Large Law Firm Of The Year Award in both 2015/16 and 2017/18 and now Law Firm Of The Year 2019.
Many of our teams are recognised by the Legal 500, a Who’s Who of the legal profession.
We are highly ranked in the following areas, and will be aiming for even more:

  • Real estate – Social housing
  • Real estate – Commercial property
  • Clinical Negligence – Claimant
  • Private client – Family
  • Private client – Personal tax, trusts and probate
  • Corporate & Commercial – Corporate & Commercial

We’ll help you shape your future.
We have a strong track record and proud history in developing people. Wilson Browne Solicitors is committed to recruiting high-quality candidates who will prove to be a long-term asset to the firm. If proof was needed,

  • We can count 8 current or former partners who trained with us
  • We have 4 Legal Execs/CLCs who qualified with us
  • 18 members of staff currently working towards legal qualifications, funded by us. (as of December 2015)
  • Over the past 12 months, the firm has promoted 4 solicitors into Junior Partner positions, 6 Legal Secretaries into Paralegals, 2 Office Assistants into Legal Secretaries and a Legal Cashier into a Senior Accounts Assistant.

Depending on role and level, we can offer a comprehensive benefits package, which can include:

  • Option to join a pension scheme where we will match up to 4% contribution.
  • BUPA (certain positions only) with the ability to add spouse and/or dependants.
  • Permanent Health Insurance, also known as Group Income Protection, (certain positions only) which pays a percentage of salary after 6 months sickness absence.
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Health Screening
  • Regular Long Service Awards’
  • Discounted Health Club and Gym Memberships
  • Competitive holiday entitlement that rises with length of service.
  • Death in Service benefit (after qualifying period) paying 3 x salary.
  • Paid Volunteer Leave

Even if you don’t currently see an opportunity that interests you we’re always delighted to hear from enthusiastic, talented people looking for their next move, whether legal professionals or those looking for non legal opportunities.

Interested? Then email your CV, package details, desired role and location to: careers@wilsonbrowne.co.uk