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Careers

Careers at Jacksons Law Firm

Vacancies at Jacksons Law Firm will be posted on this site as soon as they are announced so please check this page regularly.

At Jacksons we pride ourselves on our flexible, team spirited, friendly working environment and offer great benefits such as holidays that increase with your length of service as well as a holiday purchase scheme; there are in-house and retail discounts along with life insurance, enhanced pension options and various other perks.  If you are interested in any of our vacancies we would love to hear from you.

To apply for any of these positions, please email your CV with a covering letter, explaining why you think you should be considered for a position at Jacksons to recruitment@jacksons-law.com.


 

Apprentice – New Build (Newcastle)

We have a rare opportunity for an Apprentice to join our Residential Conveyancing team in our Newcastle Office.
Undertaking administrative duties within the department whilst working towards a qualification in business administration this really is a great opportunity for anyone who is interested in law and willing to learn.

Your key duties will be:
– Opening files on practice management system
– Undertaking Solicitors Regulation Authority checks on law firms
– Photocopying
– Corresponding with clients and/or other law firms by e-mail, letter or telephone to maintain file progression
– Ordering property searches
– Preparing completion reports and submitting to client
– Applying to Land Registry to register completed documents
– Scheduling completed documents and forwarding these to client
– Closing and archiving files and updating computer systems

The ideal candidate will have good GCSE results in Maths and English, a friendly personality and be interested in a long term career in law.

If this sounds like you, please get in touch!


Secretary – New Build 

We have an opportunity for an experienced Secretary to join our busy Residential Conveyancing (New Build) team.   Based in our Stockton office you will provide Secretarial and Administrative support to the Residential Property Fee earners.  Your main duties will be:

– Opening files on practice management system
– Undertaking Solicitors Regulation Authority checks on law firms
– Corresponding with clients and/or other law firms by e-mail, letter or telephone
– Ordering property searches
– Dealing with clients face to face and via telephone
– Producing and amending legal documents
– Applying to Land Registry to register completed documents
– Scheduling completed documents and forwarding these to client
– Closing and archiving files and updating computer systems
– Dealing with requisitions raised by HM Land Registry
– Carrying out ID checks and Money Laundering checks on clients
– Pursuing Initial Client Documentation
– Dealing with LMS and Lender Exchange systems to update cases

The ideal candidate will have experience of similar work in a busy environment and be great at multitasking.

If this sounds like you, please get in touch!


 

Work Experience

If you are interested in completing work experience at Jacksons you will need to submit a Work Experience Application form and send it along with your CV and any accompanying information to recruitment@jacksons-law.com.

What to expect:

The office is open 8.30 until 5.15. We encourage students to start at 9.15 and finish at 3.00, although hours can be flexible to accommodate students who rely on public transport or lifts.

Students will be based at our Stockton on Tees office.

Duration can range from 1 day up to 5 days, during the same week.

During the week students will be supervised by one of our solicitors and trainee solicitors. Students will experience different specialisms and work types of a busy law firm, which will include, drafting, research, client meetings, problem solving and possibly a trip to the Court. Students can request observation of a particular specialism prior to their placement but this will depend on staff availability.

The work we do is confidential between us and our clients, and this confidentiality extends to our Students. It is vitally important that everything you work on inside the Law Firm remains confidential.

Places are limited and available only at company discretion.

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Trainee Solicitors

Applications for 2020 intake now closed

Jacksons Law Firm recruits trainee solicitors each year offering positions to a mix of law, non-law and joint honours graduates and to people who have changed career completely. We are interested in receiving applications from candidates with excellent academic qualifications with practical and social skills.
When you join our firm, you will be offered a contract based in our Teesside office. You will be welcomed, as part of our firm, from day one and encouraged to take an active part in the opportunities provided in both our Teesside and Newcastle office.
Your training will involve four, six-month seats in four of the following practice areas:

Commercial litigation
Commercial property
Corporate
Employment
Family
Wills, Trust and Probate

We will try to offer you experience in your areas of particular interest, but this cannot always be guaranteed. All trainees are assigned a partner who will mentor you throughout your contract, provide advice, guidance and support when needed. You will also have access to our HR manager who can assist your career development with Jacksons.

In addition to a competitive trainee salary, our benefit package includes:
A generous holiday entitlement
Life Assurance (4 x annual salary)
Membership of Jacksons’ pension scheme
If you wish to apply for a training contract with Jacksons please see below with regards to our next applications window:

APPLICATIONS FOR September 2021 and March 2022 INTAKE
Applications window: 1st July 2020 to 30th September 2020
Interviews held: 1st November 2020 to 30th November 2020
Training Commences: March 2021 or September 2021

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Please note, we do not hold CV’s on file, if you have previously applied for a role at Jacksons and wish to be reconsidered, please resubmit your application to recruitment@jacksons-law.com

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