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

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, corporate and commercial department

  • Based at our Bury office
  • Full-time role
  • Working hours 9am-5pm
  • Start date: ASAP
  • Contract type: Permanent (subject to probationary period)
  • Ideal applicant will have post-qualification experience and be able to work alongside a number of solicitors in WHN’s corporate and commercial team.
  • Please send a CV with covering email to: Michael Shroot, Head of Commercial Department – michael.shroot@whnsolicitors.co.uk

Residential property conveyancer

  • Based at our Accrington office
  • Full-time role
  • Working hours 9am-5pm
  • Start date: ASAP
  • Contract type: Permanent (subject to probationary period)
  • Qualifications not essential but the successful applicant must have experience and the ability to deal with their own caseload with a minimum of supervision
  • Please send a CV and covering email to graham.ireland@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.

Junior receptionist/administration assistant

  • Based at our Rawtenstall office
  • Full-time role
  • Working hours 9am-5pm
  • Start date: ASAP
  • Contract type: Permanent (subject to probationary period)
  • Ideal applicant will be able to assist in WHN’s busy reception office, be confident and pro-active with the ability to work on own initiative. A mature attitude and good time management skills are essential. This vacancy would suit a school leaver who has an interest in customer and legal services. No experience necessary as full training will be provided.
  • To apply, please send a CV with covering letter to mike.gillibrand@whnsolicitors.co.uk