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Conveyancing Solicitor/Licensed Conveyancer/Legal Executive

Harrogate

Role: Conveyancing Solicitor/Licensed Conveyancer /Legal Executive

Department: Conveyancing Department

Location: Harrogate  

Hours: Full Time

As a leading North East provider of Residential Conveyancing, Watson Woodhouse Group are seeking to recruit an additional Fee Earner to work in our expanding Harrogate Office. This is an exciting opportunity to work for a progressive practise and be a part of growing multi practice law provider.

The role:

The successful candidate will be able to work independently and as part of a team and be able to manage a caseload of residential property files to include; sale and purchase of freehold and leasehold properties; as well as new build transactions, re-mortgages, right to buy and help to buy schemes, and play an active part in the promotion of the firm’s services.

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 2 years PQE within Residential Conveyancing is essential
  • The ability to deliver Excellent Client Care
  • Enthusiasm for the industry
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and as an individual on their own initiative
  • High levels of attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills, with an ability to prioritise and organise a complex workload to deadline

In return we offer a competitive salary, role prospects and training, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, workplace pension, Employee Assistance Programme, Christmas Saving Scheme and other staff benefits. Also working from home part time will be considered.

Email covering letter, CV and salary expectations to our Human Resource Department, at HR@watsonwoodhouse.co.uk by close of business on the 28 May 2021.

Should you have any questions about the role/department please feel free to contact our HR team at the email above.

Family Solicitor / Legal Executive

Middlesbrough, Stockton, Darlington

Role: Family Solicitor/Legal Executive

Department: Family Department

Location: Middlesbrough, Stockton or Darlington

Hours: Full Time

As a leading North East provider of Family Law, Watson Woodhouse Ltd are seeking a Family Fee Earner to work in one of our offices in the North East. This is an excellent opportunity to work for a very progressive practice, amongst some of the region’s leading lawyers. 

The role:

The successful candidate will be able to work independently and be able to deal with all aspects of family law with particular focus on divorce, finance, children and public law. The role will involve managing of a client caseload and ensuing high standards of client care and development of good working relationships with external institutions and organisations. To support and develop any immediate support and fee earning staff as agreed with the Head of Department and play an active part in the promotion of the firm’s services.

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 2 years Post Qualification Experience within Family Law is essential.
  • The ability to deliver Excellent Client Care.
  • A good working knowledge of Legal Aid.
  • Strong drafting skills.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Advocacy experience.
  • Ability to demonstrate use of sensitivity when dealing with clients and manage difficult conversations.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and as an individual on their own initiative.
  • High levels of attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills, with an ability to prioritise and organise a complex workload to deadline.

In return we offer a competitive salary, role prospects and training, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, workplace pension and staff benefits.

Email covering letter, CV and salary expectations to our Human Resource Department, at HR@watsonwoodhouse.co.uk

Should you have any questions about the role/department please feel free to contact our HR team at the email above.

Police Station Representative

Middlesbrough

Role: Police Station Representative  

Department: Crime

Location: Middlesbrough

Tenure: Fixed Term Contract

Hours: Shift rota – 3 on / 3 off over a 6 week rota

7.5 hours per shift with a 30min unpaid break and two 15min paid breaks

Watson Woodhouse Ltd Criminal Law Department have a number of excellent opportunities to join our highly motivated legal telephone advice team with nationwide exposure.

The role:

The successful candidate working in a call centre environment will be required to take initial instructions over the telephone from clients detained in police custody, ensuring their legal rights are adhered to and be ready to make any relevant presentations where required.

Requirements:

  •  Police Station Representative Qualified or desire to qualify with support from the Firm
  • Working knowledge of PACE 1984 and Police Code of Conduct
  • Highly motivated individual with the ability to manage expectations
  • Clear and precise written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and as an individual on their own initiative
  • Ability to work shifts, involving both day and nights

In return we offer a competitive salary, an opportunity to earn additional fees from the Police Station Attendances at excellent rates, training, and role prospects with the potential for the role to become permanent, workplace pension and staff benefits.

Email covering letter, CV and salary expectations to our Human Resource Department, at HR@watsonwoodhouse.co.uk

Should you have any questions about the role/department please feel free to contact our HR team at the email above.

Contacting Us

01642 247656 info@watsonwoodhouse.co.uk 24 Hour Arrest Helpline 01642 917175

Head Office

102-108 Borough Road
Middlesbrough
Teesside
TS1 2HJ
United Kingdom

Company Registration Number: 10868114 VAT Number: 499 468 172

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