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Careers

VacanciesCareers 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.

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.



 

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 of 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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Private Client Solicitor – Newcastle

We are currently looking for a Private Client lawyer in our Newcastle office.

More details to follow soon.

 

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Finance Graduate

An outstanding opportunity has arisen for a Finance Graduate, ideally with some accounting / finance experience to join our team.  The role will offer practical finance experience with the option to run simultaneously with professional exams (AAT) which the company will support.

Reporting into the Head of Finance, the role will be varied with the opportunity to learn all aspects of the finance function and will include:
– Credit control
– Billing
– Bank reconciliations
– Maintaining sales and purchase ledger
– Reconciling balances and analysis of balance sheet items
– Adhering to Solicitor Accounting Rules
– Archiving
– Completions
– General administration support
– Audit and general control reviews

Ideal candidates for the Finance Graduate role must have the following skills and experience:
– A graduate with an accounting / finance related degree or finance qualification ideally with some relevant finance or accounting experience. We will consider applications from candidates that are working towards a degree and / or have relevant finance or accounting experience without a degree.
– Willing to work towards formal qualification such as the AAT
– Excellent communicative ability with an outgoing personality
– Strong analytical, numerical and reconciliation skills
– Good knowledge of Excel
– Ability to work as part of a team and autonomously
– Proactive with a willingness to take on new challenges
– Articulate with a strong eye for detail
– Ability to pick things up quickly whilst maintaining accuracy

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Legal Executive – Tees Valley office

We are looking for a legal executive to assist the firm’s expanding regulatory practice.

Hours of work: Full time

Salary Negotiable depending on experience

Applicants should have:

  • Knowledge and experience of criminal court procedure
  • A background, or keen interest, in agriculture.

Based in our Tees Valley office, but with some travel throughout the North East to visit clients, the successful applicant will work closely with the partner leading our regulatory team and will be encouraged to develop the specialist knowledge needed to advise the firm’s many clients in this growing area of our practice.

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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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