Current Vacancies

Current Vacancies

Full-time Role – Hours 9.00am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday

Office – Rayleigh Office

We have an exciting opportunity for a talented individual to join our successful family law team based in Rayleigh.

You will be expected to actively assist the team by providing a range of support  including:-

  • Audio transcription and document preparation.
  • Preparation of trial bundles.
  • Administrative support including reception cover assistance.
  • Maintaining a high standard of customer care.
  • Possessing  an excellent telephone manner to confidently and calmly deal with sensitive  issues.
  • Effectively prioritising work to ensure court hearing dates and deadlines are met.

You will have previous  experience within family law either as a paralegal or a secretary and possess a working knowledge of key legal documents.   You will be responsible for arranging appointments and will be the initial point of contact for our clients.

Excellent client care and inter-personal skills, the ability to work efficiently and accurately together with good software skills and knowledge of electronic legal forms are all essential.

Please send your CV to Gemma Bell, Administration Officer: GemmaBell@palmerslaw.co.uk

Only direct applications (non agency) are being accepted for this vacancy.

Commercial Litigation Lawyer – Basildon office

This is a great opportunity for a commercial litigation lawyer  to join our established team and  play a fundamental role in the continuing growth and success of this department.

Palmers Solicitors is a Legal 500 law firm, with four offices located across Essex.   We have a strong reputation as a forward thinking and energetic organisation, offering a long-term, structured and progressive career.

The successful candidate will have strong litigation experience focusing on property litigation as well as a broad range of litigation disputes, which might include shareholder and director disputes, debt recovery work, contractual disputes and insolvency litigation.

You will be able to build excellent client relationships, looking after existing clients and growing your own client base.

You will be expected to work with minimal supervision and be able to address matters efficiently whilst assisting the director on more complex cases.

Having previous experience in undertaking marketing activities will be an advantage as the role will require you to self-market and undertake general marketing activities on behalf of the department and company.

Please send your CV to Gina Newman, Practice Manager: GinaNewman@palmerslaw.co.uk

Contentious Probate Lawyer – Basildon office

This is a great opportunity for a contentious probate lawyer to join our growing business and play a fundamental role in the continuing development of this work type.

Palmers Solicitors is a Legal 500 law firm, with four offices located across Essex. We have a strong reputation as a forward thinking and energetic organisation, offering a long-term, structured and progressive career.

The successful candidate will need to be either a contentious probate specialist or have a background in litigation which includes a good level of exposure to contentious probate work.

You will be responsible for handling the majority of our contentious trust and probate case load.

You must demonstrate technical expertise, knowledge and experience sufficient to take on your own caseload, with minimal supervision. Building a good rapport with existing clients and attracting new clients is essential for this role.

Having previous experience in undertaking marketing activities will be an advantage as the role will require you to self-market and undertake general marketing activities on behalf of the department and company.

Please send your CV to Gina Newman, Practice Manager: GinaNewman@palmerslaw.co.uk

Company Commercial Lawyer – Basildon office

An opportunity to work for an award winning law firm, recommended in the Legal 500 and with a long established and renowned reputation in the Essex area.

Due to the continued growth and success of our Company Commercial team, we have a vacancy for an ambitious company commercial lawyer with a minimum of 2-3 years experience working within this field.

As well as working with an experienced associate solicitor within the department assisting with his caseload, you will also manage your own varied caseload of clients.

This role provides the opportunity for the successful candidate to utilise and grow their existing knowledge. You will be able to provide effective and commercially aware advice to a wide spectrum of clients and will gain significant client exposure.

You will also play a significant part in the continuing development of this team including a proactive involvement in marketing initiatives.

Competitive salary and benefits package.

CV and accompanying letter to be sent to Gina Newman, Practice Manager: GinaNewman@palmerslaw.co.uk

RECRUITMENT AGENCIES – please refer to and comply with our “IMPORTANT: Information for recruitment agencies” prior to sending through any CV’s.

IMPORTANT: Information for recruitment agencies

We are frequently contacted by and sent CV’s from recruitment agencies who have not been instructed by us in relation to a particular vacancy. Although we are grateful for this interest, we are unable to accept unsolicited or speculative introductions and CVs. We will not be bound by any terms and conditions in relation to attempted introductions and we will not accept any liability for commissions or other charges if we subsequently employ that candidate at that time or subsequently or whether directly or through another agency.  If and when agency involvement is required on a particular campaign, our Practice Manager, Gina Newman will contact an agency directly, obtain a documented agreement and request assistance.  Where an agency’s correspondence contains a disclaimer indicating otherwise, our policy will prevail in this regard.