Careers

We are a friendly local firm that offers excellent career opportunities to high-calibre candidates in both legal and support roles.

Current Vacancies

Commercial Real Estate Legal Secretary – Full Time

We are looking for a legal secretary to join our growing Commercial Real Estate team. Responsibilities will include:

  • Typing requirements for Commercial Real Estate Fee Earners including maintenance of precedent files and adequate back ups of the same
  • Filing/maintenance/archiving of files
  • Resolving telephone enquiries
  • Client Liaison, both on the telephone and face to face
  • Liaising with First Contact Team
  • Utilising all computer and software systems within the office after appropriate training
  • General support for the Department
  • General support for other Departments when necessary
  • Liaising with office junior regarding photocopying requirements and, where necessary (i.e. due to absence or workload of office junior) to carry out photocopying
  • Relief cover for switchboard and post duties
  • Any other duties reasonably directed by the Partners
  • Helping to keep databases up-to-date
  • Helping in the production and issue of newsletters etc
  • Answering overflow phone as and when required.

If you are interested in applying please send your CV and covering letter to Angie Doyle our Finance & Administration Manager adoyle@clarkeandson.co.uk

Corporate & Commercial Solicitor

Our Corporate & Commercial team are looking for a solicitor to join their growing department.

Primary Duties

  • To work in conjunction with the Head of Department in dealing with the Firm’s Corporate and Commercial  workload and to support the Partners in the development of commercial and other suitable work for the Department.
  • Assisting the Head of Department in connection with corporate and other commercial matters as well as initially taking on existing caseload and thereafter to develop own caseload through new clients, existing clients and as a consequence of marketing efforts on your own and/or in tandem with other members of the team.
  • To work with the Head of Department on complex cases as required.
  • Develop any existing areas of specialisation within the departmental structure.
  • Engage in active marketing of the Department.
  • Accountable to the Head of Department.

Description

  • To attend as required departmental meetings
  • Marketing – promoting own department, engaging in initiatives of the firm
  • Training – self – Professional (ensuring compliance with CPD requirements), I.T. and Management
  • Training – others – to assist in and promote staff training and development
  • Supervision and management of staff to include the carrying out of appraisal and reviews of departmental staff as appropriate
  • Remain up to date with any quality initiative promoted by the Law Society
  • Carry out other tasks commensurate  with position as a fee earner or as are reasonably requested by the Partners
  • Engage in the promotion of the Corporate Commercial, Commercial Real Estate departments and of the firm generally.
  • Liaise with and assist Head of Corporate Commercial Department in management of the Department
  • Engage in any initiatives or activities as reasonably requested by the Partners in relation to the marketing of the services of the firm generally
  • Generally to promote the reputation of the firm.

If you are interested in applying please send your CV and covering letter to Angie Doyle our Finance & Administration Manager adoyle@clarkeandson.co.uk