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Private Client Law Vacancies

Reasons to choose Wilson Browne

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 and 2021 – 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
• Clinical/Medical Negligence
• 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 – see the current opportunities below.

Current Vacancies

Residential Conveyancing - Various Opportunities Across Northamptonshire

If you’re a Conveyancer, we have great career opportunities across our Northamptonshire offices at all levels, due to growth, expansion and internal promotions.

Our team is one of the largest in the region and were shortlisted for the Law Society’s “Excellence Award”  for conveyancing. We’ve got all of the awards and accreditations you could hope for when looking for your next move – Northamptonshire Law Society Law Firm Of The Year, Lexcel, CQS (Conveyancing Quality Scheme) and more.

We offer a competitive package with flexibility to ensure a work-life balance together with excellent training and progression opportunities.

Right now we have the following great opportunities, so whether you are an experienced conveyancer, team leader, paralegal or just getting started we would love to hear from you.

  1. Residential Conveyancing Paralegal – Northampton
  2. Residential Conveyancing Team Leader – Based in Corby
  3. Residential Conveyancing Paralegal – Kettering
  4. Residential Conveyancing Team Leader – Wellingborough

Further details HERE

Please apply in writing enclosing your CV to:-

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

Court of Protection Practitioner - Northampton

A full-time Court of Protection practitioner reporting to the Team Leader is required to join our busy and interesting Court of Protection team at Northampton.

Working as part of the team to achieve group targets, you will be responsible for carrying out essential case management to the Court of Protection team.

You will be responsible for managing your own case load, use your initiative to move matters forward, visit clients, take client instructions, instruct third parties.  Experience in this field is preferred but on the job training and further training through CILEX is an option.  You will be expected to reach your chargeable time targets and overall annual fee target.

You will be responsible for:

  • Preparing Court of Protection applications/forms;
  • Carrying out tasks on the day-to-day financial affairs of COP clients;
  • Visiting COP clients in their home or care setting;
  • Corresponding and dealing with family members and care staff;
  • 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;
  • Taking and dealing with enquiries from clients & third parties
  • Making best interest decisions
  • Advising clients

You will possess good personal organisation, common sense and strong interpersonal skills, empathy and patience, with the ability to provide the highest standards of client care. You will be caring, patient and understanding and possess an enthusiasm for work within the Court of Protection and Private client area of the law working with vulnerable and elderly people and their families.

Private Client Solicitor / Legal Executive - Kettering (Maternity Cover)

The Private Client team is seeking an experienced practitioner to provide maternity cover for a period of up to one year commencing in October 2021 at our office based at Kettering Venture Park.

We would anticipate that this role would suit someone who is qualified as a Legal Executive or a qualified Solicitor with approximately 2 years PQE looking for their next move, and who is already familiar in dealing with wills, probates, trusts and powers of attorney etc.

The role represents a great opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to build on their Private Client experience and become part of a close-knit team actively building and developing Private Client work throughout Northamptonshire and the wider East Midlands.

Private Client Solicitor/Legal Executive - Based at Northampton

The Private Client team is seeking an experienced practitioner to assist in developing private client work at our Grange Park, Northampton office.

We would anticipate that this role would suit someone who is qualified as a Legal Executive or a qualified Solicitor with approximately 2 years PQE looking for their next move, and who is already familiar in dealing with wills, probates, trusts and powers of attorney etc.

The role represents a great opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to build on their Private Client experience and become part of a close-knit team actively building and developing Private Client work throughout Northamptonshire and the wider East Midlands.

Employment Solicitor - Based in Northampton

Why you should join us at Wilson Browne!

It could be that you’re looking for more from life than an endless pile of casework. It could be that you’re a ‘seize the day’ person who’s looking for an opportunity to shape their own destiny.

Or it could simply be that you’ve heard of us, and you relish the idea of being part of our award-winning team (named as the Northamptonshire Law Society’s Law Firm of the Year for the third time in 2019 and possessing numerous Law Society of England & Wales “Excellence” achievements).

If you have up to 8 years’ PQE, then please read on.

We’re looking for an ambitious Employment lawyer who can work independently, handling their caseload from instruction to completion with the support of the Employment Partner. This role involves managing a diverse and varied caseload of contentious and non-contentious work for businesses of all sizes, as well as some employee work.

If you’ve read this far, you’ll also be interested to know that we have a proven track record in developing and promoting from within.

This is a role where your voice will be heard, with genuine scope for a challenging but supported career.

Wilson Browne is the largest commercial law team in Northamptonshire – recognised by the Legal 500 and Lexcel Accredited. We’re a friendly 6-office practice with a strong client base, loyal staff members and an excellent work/life balance (believe it or not, we even have our own corporate teddy bear…but we remain serious about what we do).

Check us out at www.wilsonbrowne.co.uk

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

or

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

Benefits Package

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.