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Employment Paralegal (Ref 885)


Employment Paralegal (Ref 885)

Forbes Solicitors, one of the largest Law Firms in the North West, has a vacancy for a Paralegal to work within the Employment Department at the Gordon House office at Walton Summit. 

The position will be suited to a motivated self-starter who will work independently as well as supporting a wider team.

We are looking for someone who feels the firm's values of excelling, engaging, being real people, fairness and one team resonate with them.  If this sounds like the type of firm you would like to be part of, then we would like to receive your application.

The suitable applicant will be required to undertake the following duties:

  • working alongside other Employment Advisors
  • having direct communication with clients
  • preparing Tribunal documentation and attendance where necessary
  • legal research
  • using the Firm’s case management systems
  • any other duties as required by the Employment department.

The successful applicant will ideally have:

  • have LPC (desirable but not essential)
  • hold CILEx qualification/Law Degree
  • have an interest in long term development / progression in the department
  • have the ability to work unsupervised and possess good self-motivation skills
  • have the ability to work as part of a team and be reliable and enthusiastic
  • possess good IT skills
  • have the ability to touch type but this is 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 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: 28 February 2021

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Web Developer PHP (Ref 886)


Web Developer PHP (Ref 886)

Forbes Solicitors, one of the largest Law Firms in the North of England, has a vacancy for an experienced Web Developer working at the Rutherford House office in Blackburn and remotely at home.

This is an excellent opportunity for a developer who has strong technical experience working with and creating large scale web / e-commerce applications.  Previous Legal or Retail e-commerce experience desirable but not essential.

Full Stack

You will have full-stack web development experience; working on frontend and backend.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate proven experience in;

  • PHP – advanced
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • HTML, CSS, .NET and JavaScript (jQuery/Ajax/JSON)
  • Creation and use of RESTful API’s
  • SQL Scripts, Views, Stored Procedures and Functions
  • Building scalable websites and applications from concept to delivery in a secure and efficient manor
  • Responsive web design
  • IIS and Apache configuration
  • Importance of Website security
  • Moodle:
  • Configuration
  • Understanding of Moodle database structure (integration with external databases)
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Dreamweaver
  • Photoshop

Knowledge of and experience of Drupal, WordPress, mobile app development, Python and C# would be beneficial.

The position will involve working as a member of a team within the office and remotely to undertake the following duties:

  • All Web Development from concept to delivery
  • First point of call for all Website / Intranet enquiries via phone, email or Intranet, responding within specified SLA’s
  • Ensuring all calls are resolved or escalated promptly and effectively working within agreed SLA's
  • To contribute fully to achieve the IT Dept annual plans and to its continuing development
  • To carry out tasks either individually or as part of a team
  • To manage your personal time to ensure that agreed workloads are completed           
  • satisfactorily and to target
  • To carry out other tasks as assigned by the IT Director

The successful applicant will have:

  • Proven demonstratable PHP development experience
  • 5 GCSEs A to C, or equivalent, including Maths and English Language
  • good interpersonal and organisational skills
  • technical experience
  • a clean driving licence and access to a vehicle

The hours will be 9am until 5.00pm, Monday to Friday, commencing with 25 holidays pro rata, plus the 8 statutory bank holidays.

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

If you wish to join this progressive Firm, please apply on line at www.forbessolicitors.co.uk or send covering letter, CV and examples of work completed fully by yourself for the attention Evie Peel, HR Administrator, HR Dept, 73 Northgate, BLACKBURN, BB2 1AA, or email your application to:hr@forbessolicitors.co.uk

Closing date: 22 January 2021 (Strictly NO Agencies)

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: 05 February 2021

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