Current Vacancies - Palmers Solicitors
Current Vacancies

Current Vacancies

Brilliant opportunities for experienced private client fee earners to join our busy and established private client team. 

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. 

You must demonstrate technical expertise, knowledge and experience sufficient to take on your own caseload, with minimal supervision, to include Wills, Powers of Attorney, and Administration of Estates. 

Building a good rapport with existing clients and attracting new clients is essential for this role.  You will be keen to both self-market and undertake general marketing activities on behalf of the department and company. 

You will be socially and commercially aware, possessing excellent and sympathetic client handling skills. 

We welcome applications from those seeking full-time and part-time work. 

Please send your CV 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 CVs 

Litigation Lawyer – Basildon

This is a great opportunity for a litigation lawyer with a civil litigation bias 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 civil litigation experience dealing with:

  • Debt recovery
  • Negligence claims
  • Landlord and tenant matters
  • Civil disputes
  • Boundary disputes

In addition to a predominantly civil litigation workload for a candidate with some commercial experience, there is also the opportunity to take on some commercial litigation work.

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.

Subject to client demands, flexible and hybrid working is available.   Competitive salary package with career progression.

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

Residential Property Paralegals – Basildon Office

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

We have exciting opportunities for Paralegals to join our successful team based in Basildon.

Under supervision, you will be expected to carry out legal tasks including drafting legal documentation and correspondence, preparation of SDLT & Land Registry forms and liaising directly with clients.

The roles also include time recording and assisting the fee earners within the department in relation to administration tasks.

The successful candidates will be expected to have a good level of knowledge and experience working as a paralegal within this area of law.  We would also welcome applications from paralegals with previous residential property compliance experience.

It is essential that applicants also have excellent client care and inter-personal skills, the ability to work efficiently and accurately together with good software skills including a sound knowledge of electronic legal forms.

You will also provide typing support, in addition to legal support, to the department.

CV and accompanying letter to be sent to Administration Officer, Gemma Bell- GemmaBell@Palmerslaw.co.uk

Closing date for receipt of applications: – Friday 3rd May 2024.

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Family Law Trainee Legal Secretary – Rayleigh Office

Full-Time, 9am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday.

Palmers Solicitors is a Legal 500 law firm, with five offices located across Essex.

We have an excellent opportunity for a full-time Family Law Trainee Legal Secretary.

Successful applicants will have recently successfully completed their legal secretarial course and are keen to now gain legal secretarial experience.

You will be responsible for primarily supporting the Family Law department based at that office as well as assisting other fee earners when workloads permit.

The role will include undertaking administrative tasks on behalf of the fee earners as well as transcription work, taking client calls, managing diaries and assisting with file management. You may also be required to support and undertake reception and other administrative duties for the wider office.

As well as a willingness and aptitude to learn, candidates must possess a can-do approach to their work, excellent and accurate typing skills together with strong organisational abilities. Professional communication skills are also essential.

You will join a friendly atmosphere, where every individual contribution counts. We invest in our staff with a focus on training and support to ensure that everyone has a stimulating and rewarding career.

CV and accompanying letter to be sent to Administration Officer, Gemma Bell:- Gemmabell@Palmerslaw.co.uk

Closing Date: 31st May 2024.

NO AGENCIES

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.