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Careers

Looking for a challenging and rewarding career in the legal sector? We are always interested to hear from talented solicitors, legal professionals or graduate trainees who are confident that they can help us to grow, develop our business and fit into our ‘client comes first’ culture.

If you feel that you have the qualities we are looking for then please forward your CV to [email protected].

Waddington Legal Limited T/A WTW Solicitors is an equal opportunities employer.

We are currently recruiting:

Commercial & Agricultural Property Solicitor/Lawyer

Negotiable | Keighley West Yorkshire | Permanent | Full Time

Are you looking for a new challenge with a successful and expanding high street practice?

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Commercial & Agricultural Property Solicitor or Lawyer to take on an existing portfolio of clients and make their mark locally.

Position available due to continued expansion and size of client base

JOB TITLE: Commercial & Agricultural Property Solicitor/Lawyer

PQE REQUIRED: 4+ years’ experience

LOCATION: Keighley, West Yorkshire (commutable from Leeds, Bradford, the Aire Valley and East Lancashire)

SALARY: £Dependant on experience and calibre of applicant

  • You will join a highly regarded legal company handling a full range of commercial and agricultural property matters including developments, acquisitions, disposals, restructures, landlord and tenant work.
  • The team itself is friendly, supportive and focussed.
  • We are looking for somebody who is energetic and determined, who can work well with others and under pressure.
  • This offers the right Commercial & Agricultural Property solicitor the opportunity to enjoy a broad range of work with an established, interesting and varied client base.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • strong academic track record along with Commercial & Agricultural Property experience
  • drive and motivation
  • strong organisational skills
  • an ability to process large volumes of documents
  • a pragmatic approach to solving problems
  • a client focused approach
  • excellent forensic skills
  • attention to detail
  • outstanding communication skills
  • good typing skills
  • ability and knowledge of current technology & systems including working with a case management system
  • experience of handling his or her own caseload
  • the commitment and passion to build their own caseload, be part of the firm’s expansion and actively involve themselves in appropriate networking or marketing of the business.

THE FIRM:

We are a forward-looking high-street law firm who pride ourselves in delivering a high-quality professional service. A successful merger, a few years ago, has given us the appetite and sound financial footing to expand further.

The firm as a whole has extensive knowledge across a range of sectors. This is supported by an active marketing strategy which is already reaping rewards.

On offer for the successful candidate are genuine prospects for career development along with a competitive salary.

If you’re interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to Mark Hagyard – Managing Director – [email protected]

If you would like further information about this position then please call Mark Hagyard on 01535 687070.

Please note: our advertisements may use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However, we would be happy to consider applications from all candidates who can demonstrate the skills needed to perform the role

Litigation Solicitor/Lawyer

Negotiable | Keighley West Yorkshire | Permanent | Full Time

 Are you looking for a new challenge with a successful and expanding high street practice?

Do you want to utilise your strong litigation skills?

Can you handle a varied, challenging and rewarding caseload?

JOB TITLE: Litigation Solicitor

PQE REQUIRED: 2+ years experience

LOCATION: Keighley, West Yorkshire (commutable from Leeds, Bradford, the Aire Valley and East Lancashire)

SALARY: £Dependant on experience and calibre of applicant

THE ROLE:

Our firm seeks a confident and strong litigator to join their specialist litigation team. A Solicitor with experience is desirable but not essential providing you can demonstrate good litigation experience from any field. Reporting to one of our Directors, you will be running a caseload involving a variety of claims from neighbour disputes to contentious probate.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

The ideal Litigation Solicitor will be able to demonstrate:

  • drive and motivation
  • strong organisational skills
  • an ability to process large volumes of documents
  • a pragmatic approach to solving problems
  • a client focused approach
  • excellent forensic skills
  • attention to detail
  • outstanding communication skills
  • good typing skills
  • ability and knowledge of current technology & systems including working with a case management system
  • it is essential that the successful Litigation Solicitor will have experience of handling his or her own caseload
  • the commitment and passion to build their own caseload, be part of the firm’s expansion and actively involve themselves in appropriate networking or marketing of the business.

THE FIRM:

We are a forward-looking high-street law firm who pride ourselves in delivering a high-quality professional service. A successful merger, a few years ago, has given us the appetite and sound financial footing to expand further.

The litigation department deals with a wide variety of cases including some niche areas e.g. ToLATA, Equine Law. There is a solid referral network which has been built though individual reputations, personal commitment to client care and a will to win.

The firm as a whole has extensive knowledge across a range of sectors. This is supported by an active marketing strategy which is already reaping rewards.

On offer for the successful Litigation Solicitor are genuine prospects for career development along with a competitive salary.

NEXT STEP:

If you’re interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to Mark Hagyard – Managing Director – [email protected]

If you would like further information about this position then please call Mark Hagyard on 01535 687070.

Please note: our advertisements may use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However, we would be happy to consider applications from all candidates who can demonstrate the skills needed to perform the role

 

Graduate Trainees

We understand that getting a foot in the door can be the biggest challenge for law graduates. We are always interested to hear from highly motivated and driven individuals who are willing to work hard to secure a career in an exciting and  ever changing environment.

If you think you are what we are looking for or you would like some more information about our Graduate Trainee Scheme then please get in touch with us.

Send your full CV to Mark Hagyard (Managing Director) – [email protected]

 

I want to be a solicitor

Thinking about becoming a solicitor then have a look at the link and the video from the SRA (Solicitors Regulation Authority):

https://www.sra.org.uk/sra/policy/sqe/solicitor-persona.page

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Get the facts on the Solicitors Qualifying Examination coming in 2021. Watch our video now. Brought to you by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

Posted by Career in law on Thursday, 8 November 2018