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Careers with Fishers

Thank you for visiting our careers page.  Below you will find our current vacancies but we are always seeking talented and motivated individuals to join our successful teams.  We offer competitive salaries and benefits package, as well as encourage learning and career development in a friendly working environment. 

Our current roles

Working for Fishers Solicitors is like joining a new work family. As well as being dynamic, innovative and forward thinking, our professional team of staff are friendly, efficient and have the desire to provide exceptional client care at the heart of all they do.

Job vacancy: Conveyancing Secretary (Residential Property)

Full Time - Ashby de la Zouch

Working for Fishers Solicitors is like joining a new work family. As well as being dynamic, innovative and forward thinking, our professional team of staff are friendly, efficient and have the desire to provide exceptional client care at the heart of all they do.

We are now recruiting for a Conveyancing Administration Assistant to join our busy and highly experienced Residential Property department, based in Ashby de la Zouch to assist our Conveyancers.

Main duties will include:

  • Preparing correspondence and documents through audio typing using a Case Management system.
  • Daily filing, pulling post, closing, storage and retrieval of client files in accordance with office procedures
  • Recording all client and matter details on our case management system
  • Completing SDLT returns, preparing draft bills and Completion Statements
  • Attending to clients both in person and over the telephone, providing support in a professional and friendly manner in keeping with the firm’s standards for client care
  • Providing support to other Conveyancers in the department as and when required

The successful candidate will possess:

  • Experience of working as a Legal Secretary/Assistant ideally within a busy conveyancing department. Please not that at this time experience is essential
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Case Management experience
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Highly organised with the ability to prioritise
  • Can do attitude
  • Ability to hit the ground running

We offer a competitive salary and benefits to include, 23 days’ holiday plus Bank Holidays and a Christmas shut down period, an auto enrolment pension scheme, life assurance and an employee discounts portal.

Please apply by sending us a copy of your CV and include a covering note stating your salary expectations to sarah.henfrey@fisherslaw.co.uk

Closing date for applications is 27th November 2020.

 

Job Vacancy: Dispute Resolution Solicitor

We are now recruiting for a Dispute Resolution Solicitor to be based at our offices in Ashby de la Zouch.

The successful candidate will be responsible for dealing with a broad and varied commercial litigation caseload.

Skills and experience we are seeking in the ideal candidate:

Essential:

  • Ideally 5+ years PQE with sound experience in dealing with commercial litigation matters (this is a guide and candidates with more or less experience may also be considered)
  • Unrestricted practicing certificate
  • Knowledge and experience of dealing with the following litigation matters:
  • Partnership disputes
  • Landlord and Tenant disputes
  • Commercial disputes
  • Inheritance (Provision for Family Dependents) Act
  • TOLATA Claims
  • Neighbour disputes
  • Boundary disputes
  • Company disputes
  • Misappropriation of monies
  • Contract disputes
  • Nuisance disputes
  • 1954 Tenancy Act claims
  • Possession claims
  • Professional Negligence claims
  • Good working knowledge of CPR
  • Confident in handling own case load
  • Exceptional client care skills
  • Highly organised with great attention to detail
  • Can do attitude
  • Able to work well on own initiative as well as being an excellent team player
  • Experience of working with Case Management systems

Desirable:

  • Judicial review procedures and petitions to the government
  • Experience of dealing with banking disputes
  • Exposure to agricultural issues would be a distinct advantage
  • Previous business development and networking experience

This role attracts a competitive salary and benefits package including 23 days’ holiday plus Bank Holidays and a Christmas shut down period, an auto enrolment pension scheme, life assurance at 3x salary, a profit related bonus scheme, social & charity committee, long service awards and car parking on site.

Please apply by sending a copy of your CV to sarah.henfrey@fisherslaw.co.uk, including a covering note stating your salary expectations.

 

Job Vancacy: Company Commercial Solicitor

We are currently looking to appoint an experienced Company Commercial Solicitor to join our team on a full time basis. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for running their own caseload of Company/Commercial files with minimal supervision as well as getting involved in business development and networking opportunities.

Main duties will include:

  • Dealing with Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Providing Company advice
  • Providing Partnership advice
  • Registration of Companies
  • Advising on commercial contracts
  • Drafting a variety of commercial documents such as articles of association, shareholders agreements, partnership agreements, sale/purchase agreements etc.
  • Building upon the firm’s reputation to attract key clients
  • Networking with other professionals and contacts, both individually as well as part of a team.

Required Skills & Experience:

Essential:

  • A Corporate/Commercial Solicitor with ideally 4+ years PQE (this is a guide and candidates with more or less experience may also be considered)
  • Confident in handling own caseload of wide ranging company commercial transactions
  • Excellent knowledge of the Companies Act 2006
  • Working knowledge of the Partnership Act 1890
  • Working knowledge of Limited Liability Partnerships Act 2000
  • Working knowledge of Companies House procedures/requirements
  • Sound skills and experience in drafting various Commercial documents
  • Experience of handling mergers and acquisitions
  • Unrestricted Practicing Certificate
  • Exceptional client care skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Highly organised with the ability to prioritise
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Ability to work well as part of a team as well as independently
  • Can do attitude
  • Experience of working with Case Management systems

Desirable:

  • Experienced in networking and business development as well as managing/developing existing relationships
  • Experience of building own caseload

This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to progress their career as a Company Commercial Solicitor. We offer a competitive salary and benefits including 23 days’ holiday plus Bank Holidays and a Christmas shut down period, an auto enrolment pension scheme, life assurance at 3x salary, a profit related bonus scheme, social & charity committee, long service awards and car parking on site. Please send your CV to sarah.henfrey@fisherslaw.co.uk