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Solicitor, Wills, Trusts and Probate (Ref 756)


Solicitor, Wills, Trusts and Probate (Ref 756)

Forbes Solicitors, a top 200 law firm and one of the leading firms in the North of England, has an exciting opportunity for the right candidate within the busy Wills, Trust and Probate Department in the Preston office.

 

Forbes Solicitors has a growing team of over 320 across its 9 Lancashire, Manchester and Leeds offices and is a full service law firm. 

 

The WTP team, headed up by Patricia Prescott, is now actively seeking an ambitious Solicitor to join our highly successful and dynamic team.

 

Forbes invites applications from 0-2 year PQE upwards, and we are very much open to any level of application and experience. 

 

The successful candidate will be someone who meets the Firms values and is enthusiastic towards achieving team goals.

 

This is a full time, permanent role.

 

Forbes Solicitors is an accredited Investors in People Firm, is committed to training and developing its staff and has recently won an employer award for its commitment to staff training & development.

 

To apply for the position, please forward your CV and covering letter for the attention of Emma Fitzsimmons, Firmwide HR Officer, HR Dept, 73 Northgate, BLACKBURN, BB2 1AA or email hr@forbessolictors.co.uk In addition, applications can be made on line at www.forbessolicitors.co.uk

 

 

If you wish to join this progressive Firm, please apply online by completing our online application form.

Closing Date: 22 May 2018

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Forbes Solicitors is an Equal Opportunities Organisation

 

Legal : Non-qualified vacancies

Paralegal, Family, Northgate (Ref 760)
Paralegal, Insurance, Manchester (Ref 759)
Paralegal, Wills, Probate, Tax & Trusts, Preston (Ref 758)


Paralegal, Family, Northgate (Ref 760)

Forbes Solicitors, a top 200 law firm and one of the leading firms in the North of England, has an exciting opportunity for the right candidate within the ever-expanding Family team based in Northgate.

 

Forbes Solicitors has a growing team of over 320 across its 9 Lancashire, Manchester and Leeds offices and is a full service law firm. 

 

The Family teams, headed up by Rubina Vohra (Private Law) and Helen Shirbon (Public Law) have been growing, and are actively seeking a Paralegal to join our highly successful Family Department.

 

The role will include preparation of documentation, legal research, with future requirements for meeting with clients/taking meeting notes, providing administrative and legal support to fee earners, arranging appointments and assisting fee earners with administration of client files.
 

The successful candidate will ideally have/or be: -

  • experience of working in a legal office, including dealing with clients in person and by telephone
  • experience of preparing and dealing with correspondence and files generally
  • IT literate, have good communication skills and be well presented
  • CILEX qualification/Law Degree/LPC desirable but not essential 
  • a full UK driving licence as some travel will be required

 

Forbes Solicitors is an Equal Opportunities Organisation                   

If you wish to join this progressive Firm, please apply online by completing our online application form.

Closing Date: 29 June 2018

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Paralegal, Insurance, Manchester (Ref 759)

Forbes Solicitors, one of the largest Law Firms in the North of England, has a vacancy for a Paralegal within the Insurance Department based in the Manchester office.

 

The role will include:-

  • preparation of documentation
  • legal research
  • meeting with clients/taking meeting notes
  • providing legal support to fee earners, and assisting fee earners on client files.

     

    The successful candidate will ideally have:-

  • experience of PI or Insurance in RTA, Employers Liability and Public Liability areas
  • previous experience of file handling with a track record of handling their own small claims / pre action disclosure cases
  • CILEX qualified, or hold other further education qualifications (LPC, LLB, A Levels)
  • an interest in long term development / progression in the department
  • the ability to work unsupervised and good self-motivation skills
  • the ability to work as part of a team and be reliable and enthusiastic
  • good IT skills
  • previous knowledge of a case management system would be ideal, however, full training will be given

 

Candidates must have a full UK driving licence as travel will be required throughout the North West region. 

 

Forbes is an Investor in People Firm with a solid commitment to training and development of all our staff.

 

 

Forbes Solicitors is an Equal Opportunities Organisation

 

 

If you wish to join this progressive Firm, please apply online by completing our online application form.

Closing Date: 25 May 2018

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Paralegal, Wills, Probate, Tax & Trusts, Preston (Ref 758)

Forbes Solicitors, one of the largest Law Firms in the North of England, has a vacancy for

a Paralegal to join its busy Wills, Probate, Tax & Trusts Department based at the Preston Office.

 

The role will include preparation of documentation, legal research, meeting with clients/taking meeting notes, providing administrative and legal support to fee earners, arranging appointments and assisting fee earners with administration of client files.

 

The successful candidate will:

- ideally have LPC (desirable but not essential)

- ideally have previous experience of file handling

- ideally be CILEX qualified, or hold other further education qualifications (LLB, A Levels)

- have an interest in long term development / progression in the department

- have the ability to work unsupervised and good self-motivation skills

- have the ability to work as part of a team and be reliable and enthusiastic

- good IT skills

- previous knowledge of a case management system would be ideal, however, full training will be given

- the ability to touch type would be an advantage but not essential as full training will be given

 

Candidates must have a full UK driving licence as travel will be required throughout the North West region. 

 

Forbes is an Investor in People Firm with a solid commitment to training and development of all our staff.

 

Forbes Solicitors is an Equal Opportunities Organisation

 

 

If you wish to join this progressive Firm, please apply online by completing our online application form.

Closing Date: 25 May 2018

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Forbes Solicitors is an Equal Opportunities Organisation

 

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