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Reasons to choose Wilson Browne

Legal Secretary - Northampton

A full-time legal secretary is required to support the Private Client team at Northampton. The work will mainly involve secretarial support for a busy and dynamic fee-earner who deals with making Wills, lasting powers of attorney, administering estate and supporting the wider private client in Northampton. The role will include; dealing with enquiries from clients; filing; handling and preparing Wills and Probate documents.

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

However, an abundance of common sense and empathy for elderly, vulnerable, and bereaved clients is essential!

Please apply in writing enclosing your CV careers@wilsonbrowne.co.uk

Inbound Sales Team Manager (internally known as New Enquiries Team Manager) - Northampton

‘Make it yours’ – a real opportunity to create and shape something special: move us into a new era in terms of how we manage our enquiries.

Externally, this role would fit that of an Inbound Sales Team Manager: internally, it is referred to as New Enquiries Manager.

This is not a role where you are expected to simply ‘tweak’ things – it needs someone to lead the way and implement change.

The Team deals with a high volume of inbound calls and emails and needs a significant next step, due to the continued growth and expansion of the business. You’ll need a good understanding of business development skills, leadership and management skills, and the ability to apply your knowledge of running a small inbound sales team.

Additionally, you’ll bring an understanding of best practice in an inbound sales environment and be keen to dive in and be directly responsible for streamlining our processes; making our systems more effective; recommending appropriate software if needed; and working with the BD & Marketing Director to drive the future direction and strategy of the team.

You will be expected to be hands-on too as it’s not a purely supervisory/managerial role.

Legal services or professional services experience is preferred but not essential: what is essential is your understanding of inbound sales and of managing a team.

New Enquiries Team, Team Manager. JOB DESCRIPTION

IT Support and Training Assistant - Northampton

Do you know your bits from your bytes? Your DDoS from your DHCP, and your HTTP from your HTML?

If you can answer yes to all of the above, then you could be what we’re looking for.

We have an opportunity to join our ICT team, ensuring our 6 offices and 180 employees are all online and able to work.

Based at our Northampton office, you’ll provide Helpdesk support to users covering MS Office applications, as well as support for printing, internet, e-mail and the case management system: you’ll also help with basic training on the MS Office suite and our case management software – sometimes remotely, other times on-site.

In a world of bots and endless spam, you will also help by monitoring incoming emails (keeping our network safe) and making on-site visits to branch offices to deal with hardware faults.

Are you sitting comfortably? Good – you will also need to ensure that all users are too: carrying out basic ergonomic assessments for obvious Health & Safety compliance reasons…but if that’s new to you, no worries, we provide full (external) training.

You’ll need proven IT skills and an interest in IT support, and you’ll get help with your own training and development.

A clean driving licence and own transport are essential as you’ll be “out and about” keeping us online.

Think of a legal practice and the first thing that comes to mind is ‘lawyers’ or ‘Solicitors’…but there’s a multitude of other opportunities within any large legal practice.

The lawyers are at the very heart of any law firm, but you may be surprised to know that there’s a vast range of roles that make that heart beat.

Wilson Browne Solicitors has a strong reputation based on delivering great advice to businesses and 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 cost-effective and practical advice to our clients.

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

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John Whitehouse
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