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Children Panel Solicitor - Leicester

Our expert Childcare Team is committed to looking after clients who find themselves involved in all aspects of pre-proceedings work, care proceedings work and adoptions.

They help clients understand the legal process, the steps that need to be taken, the timescales involved and above all, are there to guide clients through the legal maze in a compassionate, professional and down-to-earth way.

To contribute to the continued expansion and development of our Leicester office we are looking for a children panel solicitor with the drive and determination to develop their own case load and career.

The Wilson Browne care team currently has 5 children panel solicitors at the Leicester and Northampton offices plus talented support staff. The Leicester office is conveniently based on Peacock Walk in the heart of the city, and the role is hybrid to work around court commitments.

What we’re looking for – ideally you will:

  • Have children panel accreditation
  • Have an established case load
  • Undertake your own advocacy.
  • Be a team player but be able to manage your case load independently
  • Have a proven billing history
  • Possess exceptional case management skills.
  • Have a good knowledge of Legal Aid Agency requirements and SRA regulatory requirements.

Want to know more? For an informal initial chat please contact head of team, Helen Russell or send your application to careers@wilsonbrowne.co.uk

Residential Conveyancing Paralegal- Northampton

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Paralegal to join our busy Residential Conveyancing team, based at our Northampton office.

This is an exciting opportunity, and the successful applicant will ideally have some experience of working within a busy residential property team. You will also be IT literate and committed, with a previous working knowledge of using case management systems.

Responsibilities…

This is a full and busy role and will include the following:

  • Supporting the Team Leader.
  • Dealing with initial paperwork.
  • Issuing draft contracts.
  • The potential to manage your own caseload under supervision (depending on your experience).
  • Ordering and checking routine property searches.
  • Setting up matters for completion.
  • General administration.
  • Checking mortgage offers.
  • Dealing directly with clients, estate agents and lenders.
  • Supporting other members of the team whenever possible.
  • Post completion.

Requirements

You will have the ability to confidently manage your own workload, prioritise effectively, have excellent communication skills and be a team player. Some residential conveyancing experience is preferred and the ability to work within a busy team is essential. Excellent business development skills are desirable, as well as strong organisational skills.

At Wilson Browne Solicitors we believe in training and supporting our staff. This role can, for the right candidate, attract full funding (terms apply) from Wilson Browne to become a Licensed Conveyancer.

Legal Secretary (Family Law)- Northampton

Wilson Browne is a leading firm of solicitors in the region with excellent career progression opportunities. It has an experienced and well-respected private family law team, specialising in all areas of family law including divorce and separation, child arrangements, finance and property and mediation. A full-time member of our secretarial and support team is required for the Northampton office.

Tell me more about the role….

The ideal candidate will be supporting the solicitors and paralegals in the busy family team. The ideal candidate should be IT literate with experience of dealing with case management systems although training will be given. You should be accurate, have the ability to work as part of a team and be able to remain calm under pressure.

Responsibilities…

This is a full and busy role and will include the following:

  • Supporting the Team Leader and the team.
  • Typing from digital dictation.
  • Excellent paperless file management skills.
  • Liaising with clients directly.
  • Opening files.
  • Organising appointments.
  • Supporting in all aspects of case preparation.
  • Helping out other members of the team as necessary.

Requirements

You will provide full support maintaining the highest standards of accuracy and presentation to ensure a first-class service is provided to our clients.

Applications are encouraged from hardworking legal secretaries and support staff, ideally with Family Law knowledge and experience and aspiration.

You will have strong IT and typing skills, exceptional attention to detail and accuracy and the ability to organise a busy workload. This role will suit someone with excellent communication skills who is a team player with a positive and flexible ‘can do’ attitude.

This is a superb opportunity to join a friendly, supportive and team focused environment.

Private Client Paralegal- Leicester

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Paralegal to join our busy Private Client team, based at our central Leicester City office. The successful candidate will be supporting team members in dealing primarily with Wills and Powers of Attorney and assisting with obtaining Grants of Representation and Estate Administration.

Although previous experience in these areas of work would be desirable, other suitable candidates will be considered as full training will be given.

We are looking for a team player with excellent client care skills, an abundance of common sense and empathy for elderly, vulnerable and bereaved clients. A strong team ethic, attention to detail and a passion for working with others is essential!

Responsibilities…

This is a full and busy role and will include the following:

  • Dealing directly with clients.
  • The potential to manage your own caseload under supervision.
  • General administration.
  • Checking and drafting paperwork.
  • Supporting other members of the team.

Requirements

You will have the ability to confidently manage your own workload, prioritise effectively, have excellent communication skills and be a team player. Some legal or administrative experience is preferred and the ability to work within a busy team is essential. Excellent customer care skills are essential, as well as strong organisational skills.

At Wilson Browne Solicitors we believe in training and supporting our staff. This role could be an excellent opportunity for an ambitious person seeking to make a career in law.

Residential Conveyancing Paralegal- Kettering

A full-time experienced Paralegal is required for the busy Residential Conveyancing team in our Kettering office.

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

As an experienced paralegal, you should be confident in managing your own caseload, under the supervision of the team leader, 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.

This is a full and busy role and will include the following:

  • Supporting the Team Leader;
  • Managing your own caseload under supervision;
  • Title checking, raising and reviewing enquires and reporting;
  • Ordering and checking and reporting upon routine property searches;
  • Checking mortgage offers;
  • Dealing directly with clients, estate agents and lenders;
  • Helping out other members of the team whenever possible;
  • Excellent business development skills are desirable as well as strong organisational skills and an ability to work with minimal supervision.

Proven Residential Conveyancing experience and the ability to work within a busy team are essential.

Team Leader / Conveyancer (Residential Conveyancing)- Corby

We are looking for an enthusiastic Conveyancer to continue the development of Residential Conveyancing in Corby. The role is based in Corby, but you will also be supported by (and work closely with) the Residential Conveyancing team in our Kettering office.

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 suit someone with experience of managing their own caseload and who is now looking to take the next step in their career.

As an experienced conveyancer, you should be confident in developing and managing relationships with both clients and referrers, 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 organisational skills. Some supervisory experience is preferable, together with an ability to work with minimal supervision.

Wilson Browne Solicitors has a strong reputation based on delivering great advice to private clients, dating back nearly 200 years. We are proud to have been named Northamptonshire Law Society’s Large Law Firm Of The Year for 2015/2016 and 2017/2018, 2019, 2021 and 2022 – pretty impressive !

Many of our lawyers are recognised in the Legal 500 (a who’s who of the legal profession) and we pride ourselves in delivering commercial, cost-effective and practical advice to our clients.

We cover numerous areas of law including:
• Residential Conveyancing
• Family & Matrimonial
• Family Mediation
• Employment
• Childcare & Social services
• Wills, Trusts and Probate
• Contentious Probate – Contested Wills & Trusts
• Care Home Fees
• Private Landlord
• Disputes and Litigation / Dispute resolution

With such a diverse range, we’re always looking for talented individuals of various experience and levels to join us.

Benefits Package

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To apply for any of our vacancies, send your CV to careers@wilsonbrowne.co.uk