Careers at WHN Solicitors

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WHN Careers

WHN Solicitors is committed to providing professional and personal rewarding careers for our people at all levels.

Our commitment to our people is highlighted by the fact we hold the highly coveted Lexcel accreditation, the Law Society’s Standard for excellence in practice management and client care. Within Lexcel we are required to meet the strict criteria in relation to our people management. The accreditation covers:

  • Health and safety of all personnel
  • Equality and diversity policies
  • Dedicated learning and development policies
  • Procedures to deal effectively with recruitment selection and progression
  • Induction programmes
  • Exit policies
  • Performance management policies
  • Whistleblowing policies
  • Flexible working policies

As part of life at WHN Solicitors, we have a dedicated social committee and we support employees who wish to take part in charity or community related activities.

Opportunities with WHN Solicitors

We recruit all year round and are keen to speak to experienced solicitors, legal professionals and support staff who may be considering their career options. If you would like to discuss, in confidence, future opportunities, please contact Mike Gillibrand, Practice Manager, on mike.gillibrand@whnsolicitors.co.uk

Trainees

If you would like to be considered for future trainee solicitor programmes, please contact our Training Partner, Gary Jones, on gary.jones@whnsolicitors.co.uk.

Current vacancies

Secretary

  • Based at our Bury office
  • Full-time role
  • Working hours 9am-5pm
  • Contract type: Permanent (subject to probationary period)
  • Ideal applicant will have legal secretarial experience that ideally covers various areas of the law including commercial property and family law
  • Contact: Please send an up-to-date CV with covering email to michael.shroot@whnsolicitors.co.uk

Solicitor, commercial property department

  • Based at our Blackburn office
  • Full-time role
  • Working hours 9am-5pm
  • Start date: ASAP
  • Contract Type: Permanent (subject to probationary period)
  • Ideal applicant will have at least two years’ post-qualification experience and will be able to assist in WHN’s busy commercial property and development department
  • Contact: Please send an up-to-date CV with covering email to: Nicola Phelps, Head of Commercial Property Team – Nicola.phelps@whnsolicitors.co.uk

Solicitor, private client and residential property departments

  • Based at our Blackburn office
  • Full-time role
  • Working hours 9am-5pm
  • Start date: ASAP
  • Contract type: Permanent (subject to probationary period)
  • Ideal applicant will have one to two years’ post-qualification experience and will be able to assist in WHN’s busy private client and conveyancing departments
  • Please send an up-to-date CV and covering email to graham.ireland@whnsolicitors.co.uk.

Litigation paralegal

  • Based at our Bury office
  • Full-time role
  • Working hours: 9am-5pm
  • Contract type: Permanent (subject to probationary period)
  • Ideal applicant will have suitable experience and be able to assist a busy litigation team with an array of civil disputes including debt recovery, boundary disputes, land disputes, consumer disputes, professional negligence matters, breach of contract claims and tortious claims
  • Contact: Please send an up-to-date CV and covering email to: daniel.long@whnsolicitors.co.uk

Residential property conveyancer

  • Based at our Bury office
  • Full-time role
  • Working hours: 9am-5pm
  • Contract type: Permanent (subject to probationary period)
  • This full-time role will involve assisting in WHN’s busy residential property department
  • Contact: Please send an up-to-date CV and covering email to: Graham.Ireland@whnsolicitors.co.uk