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

Receptionist

  • 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 be able to assist in WHN’s busy Bury office, be confident and pro-active with the ability to prioritise own workload, work on own initiative with good time management skills and the ability to perform under pressure.
  • Please send an up-to-date CV with covering email to: Michael Shroot, Head of Commercial Department – 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

Apprentice office junior

  • Based at WHN’s Bury office
  • Full-time role
  • Working hours 9am-5pm
  • Start date: ASAP
  • Contract Type: Permanent (subject to probationary period)
  • Ideal applicant will have excellent administration skills and telephone manner to assist in a busy reception office, be presentable and capable of confidently meeting and greeting clients
  • To apply please send a CV and covering letter to Michael Shroot, Head of Commercial Department – Michael.Shroot@whnsolicitors.co.uk

Legal Secretary, Commercial Litigation Department

  • Based at our Bury office
  • Full-time role
  • Working hours 9am-5pm
  • Start date: ASAP
  • Contract Type: Permanent (subject to probationary period)
  • This full-time role requires you to support a number of busy fee-earners at any one time, co-ordinating workloads and being able to prioritise your daily tasks. Experience using Proclaim is preferred however full training will be provided.
  • Contact: Please send a CV and covering letter to Michael Shroot, Head of Commercial Department – Michael.Shroot@whnsolicitors.co.uk
  • Interviews will take place week commencing February 20
  • No agencies