Brockbanks Solicitors are the Lake District’s largest law firm and provide excellent career opportunities for the right candidates.


Currently we have the following vacancies:

Commercial Property Solicitor

Location:

Lake District

Salary:

Based on experience

Key Skills:

The sale, purchase and lease of land and commercial or residential property; Development, infrastructure and planning projects; Leasehold management; Landlord and tenant (non-contentious) Drafting, reviewing and negotiation of contracts

Hours:

Full Time (Min. 35 hours per week)

Due to an imminent retirement, we have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Commercial Property Solicitor to join the team.

The successful candidate will:

  • Manage a busy and varied caseload relating to all aspects of Commercial Property work (there may also be some residential transactions within this overall caseload)
  • Advise our clients in related matters.
  • Play an active role in the development and growth of the department and company on a regional level.

Ideally the successful candidate will have 3+ years’ PQE (although less experienced candidates will be considered), however a proven track record in the above work areas is essential.  Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, across all levels are necessary in conjunction with an aptitude for business development and IT

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Office Administrator

Location:

Whitehaven

Salary:

Based on experience

Key Skills:

Ability to maintain the appointments system for the office.

Ability to communicate effectively and dealing with queries of clients and others contacting the firm.

Ability to take and record messages from callers (in person/on telephone) and to distribute messages to appropriate person by handwritten note and e-mail.

Ability to receive monies from clients and others, giving receipts in return.

Ability to type and to use word processing technology and digital transcription.

Ability to remain polite and cheerful at all times, to attend work reasonably smartly dressed, and to present a good image of the firm at all times.

Ability to carry out file and document housekeeping as required.

Hours:

Full Time (Min. 35 hours per week)

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced administrator at our Whitehaven office.

The successful candidate will:

  • Ensure that clients receive efficient, prompt and courteous treatment at all times;
  • Ensure messages are taken and distributed to appropriate person promptly;
  • Ensure client confidentiality is maintained at all times;
  • Ensure all administrative work is completed to the highest possible standard.

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Legal Secretary

Location:

 Cockermouth

Salary:

Based on experience

Key Skills:

Time Management, Ability to work under pressure, Ability to Work to deadlines, A – C Grades at GCSE for English & Maths, IT Literacy, Excellent Communication Skills

Hours:

Full Time (Min. 35 hours per week)

 

We are seeking a full time secretary for our Residential Conveyancing Department based in Cockermouth.

The successful candidate will:

  • ensure correspondence and other documents are accurately and efficiently typed and dispatched, either by post, fax or e-mail;
  • time record on behalf of solicitors;
  • conduct conflict checks on first contact with prospective Clients;
  • assist in billing files;
  • communicate effectively with clients and other persons in contact with the firm, giving a good impression at all times of the firm;
  • Receive monies from clients and others, and record payments and receipts accurately;
  • Type documents and legal forms and use word processing technology and digital transcription.

If you have a positive attitude and want to develop your legal career, please contact us for further information.

At Brockbanks, we have a proven record of developing our staff, so these vacancies provide an ideal opportunity for the successful candidates to begin the process of obtaining qualifications in Law.

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Legal Secretary

Location:

 Workington

Salary:

Based on experience

Key Skills:

Time Management, Ability to work under pressure, Ability to Work to deadlines, A – C Grades at GCSE for English & Maths, IT Literacy, Excellent Communication Skills

Hours:

Full Time (Min. 35 hours per week)

 

We are seeking a full time secretary for our Criminal Department based in Workington.

The successful candidate will:

  • ensure correspondence and other documents are accurately and efficiently typed and dispatched, either by post, fax or e-mail;
  • time record on behalf of solicitors;
  • Preparing Court documents and Crown Court Bundles;
  • communicate effectively with clients and other persons in contact with the firm, giving a good impression at all times of the firm;
  • Type documents and legal forms and use word processing technology and digital transcription.

If you have a positive attitude and want to develop your legal career, please contact us for further information.

At Brockbanks, we have a proven record of developing our staff, so these vacancies provide an ideal opportunity for the successful candidates to begin the process of obtaining qualifications in Law.

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Receptionist

Location:

Whitehaven

Salary:

Min Wage

Key Skills:

Ability to multitask, A – C Grades at GCSE for English & Maths, IT Literacy, Excellent Communication Skills

Hours:

Full Time (Min. 35 hours per week)

 

We are seeking a full time receptionist at our head office in Whitehaven.

The successful candidate will:

  • ensure that clients receive efficient, prompt and courteous treatment at all times;
  • ensure messages are taken and distributed to appropriate person promptly;
  • ensure any housekeeping and administrative tasks are completed accurately and efficiently.

If you have a positive attitude and want to develop your legal career, please contact us for further information.

At Brockbanks, we have a proven record of developing our staff, so these vacancies provide an ideal opportunity for the successful candidates to begin the process of obtaining qualifications in Law.

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Please forward a covering letter and CV to John Branch  (johnbranch@brockbanks.co.uk) at our Whitehaven Office to apply for any of the above vacancies. Tel: 01946 692194

Brockbanks Solicitors (incorporating Oglethorpe & Broatch) are an equal opportunities employer.