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Careers & Vacancies

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

Part-Time Employment Lawyer – Based At Grange Park, Northampton

We have a fantastic opportunity for a talented and experienced Employment lawyer to join our team based at our Northampton office. This is a role that will grow with you, whilst closely supported by the Company Commercial, Commercial Litigation and Commercial Property teams. Many of our commercial teams are recognised by Legal 500, and you will enjoy close business development support from colleagues. The successful candidate will undertake a diverse caseload incorporating contentious and non-contentious work for employer clients. There is a mix of employer and employee work.

Reporting to the Head of Employment the successful candidate will:

Possess a strong background in Employment law, with a bias towards non contentious employer work
Possess excellent technical and client care skills
Be a team player and able to manage a full caseload

Ideally you will work 2½ or 3 days per week, however, working on Thursdays and Fridays is essential.

We offer a very competitive salary and package.

Please apply in writing enclosing your CV to:-

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

Child Care Solicitor – Based At Grange Park, Northampton

We are currently looking for a Child Care solicitor to join our Child Care team based at our Northampton office. This role has a caseload of public law that includes care & supervision, EPOs, Interim Care Orders, special guardianship and adoption, and private law to include rule 16.4 appointments for children.

You will have the ability to work on your own as well as part of a team, and you will need to demonstrate excellent negotiation, communication and advocacy skills. A good knowledge of child care and family law is required, as is a professional yet compassionate approach to your work.

Previous experience of working as a solicitor in Child Care is essential.
We offer a competitive remuneration package which, in addition to salary consists of contributory pension scheme, free life assurance (after 6 months’ service), and free car parking.

Please apply in writing enclosing your CV to:-

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

Full-Time Childcare Secretary – Based At Grange Park, Northampton

A highly organised Legal Secretary is required to join the Childcare team based at Grange Park. Duties will involve providing secretarial support to the Childcare partners, preparing court bundles and billing and paying disbursements to the Legal Aid Agency.

Candidates must have the ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines under minimal supervision. You will be a team player who is prepared to pitch in and help other team members as and when required. Excellent IT skills are essential. Previous experience of working in a Childcare/Family team is preferable.

Please apply in writing enclosing your CV to:-

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

Because we’ve come a long way. Wilson Browne Solicitors was chosen over a number of other firms, some considerably larger, due to its commitment to clients, excellent client feedback, investment in employees of all levels, innovation, marketing & advertising and a whole host of other reasons. That’s why…

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

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
•Insurance – Personal injury and 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
•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.

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