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Careers - Current Vacancies

The Company

The Company based in Hertfordshire has built a reputation for being one of the leading specialists in Civil Litigation in the UK and pushing the legal boundaries in Personal Injury Law. We are presently instructed by 1,400 clients in connection with the Infected Blood Inquiry being the largest Public Inquiry ever held. The firm has been involved in a number of high profile cases over the years and awarded Top Tier status by The Legal 500 for the last 8 years. The Head of the Department was named as a Hot 100 lawyer this year for the second time.

The firm have a family atmosphere through the practice and a happy culture where staff enjoy coming into work.


Personal Injury Solicitors

Salary: Negotiable - dependant on experience
Job type: Full time
Start date: As soon as possible

The level of Personal Injury activity we are currently experiencing has produced exciting opportunities for Solicitors with experience in this area to join the department.

The Candidate

  • A Solicitor with up to 4 years PQE with strong experience within Personal Injury
  • Can demonstrate a track record of having successfully settled cases
  • Comfortable delegating work to support staff
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Commercially astute
  • Proactive in developing the work of the department
  • Objective and professional in their dealings with clients
  • Ability to show empathy but remain professionally detached
  • Ability to prioritise and manage own workload
  • Thorough and methodical in their work and pays attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, confident and keen to succeed
  • Computer literate (working knowledge of Microsoft Word/Excel)

Application forms should be returned to the Human Resources Department.

Collins Solicitors is a signatory of the Law Society’s Diversity and Inclusion Charter.


Paralegals

Salary: Negotiable - dependant on experience
Job type: Full time
Start date: As soon as possible

We are also looking for a number of Paralegals to primarily support our Litigation/Personal Injury Team.

The Candidate

  • Completed law degree/LPC
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • A minimum of 12 months relevant work experience
  • Energetic with a desire to contribute to the work of the team
  • Objective and professional in their dealings with clients
  • Ability to show empathy but remain professionally detached
  • Ability to prioritise and manage workload
  • Pays attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, confident and keen to succeed
  • Ability to talk on the phone and accurately record information on a case management system simultaneously
  • Comfortable with working with Social Media as well as standard applications

Head of Residential Property

Salary: Negotiable - dependant on experience
Job type: Full time
Start date: As soon as possible

The Role

The firm is seeking to recruit a Head of Residential Property to their Hertfordshire office.

The successful candidate will be at the forefront of this growing conveyancing department, you will drive the department forward and will have both the support from the Partners, and also the autonomy to develop and expand the department. You will deal with a high quality caseload of sales and purchases of freehold and leasehold properties, re-mortgages, transfers of equity and lease extensions.

Requirements

  • You will be a Residential Property Solicitor or Legal Executive with at least 6 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of experience)
  • You will be an entrepreneurial and commercially minded individual with an enjoyment of growing business
  • You will have experience of mentoring and supervising more junior members of a team
  • You will be a positive minded individual with strong communication skills
  • Salary is very competitive and negotiable depending on your background, plus an excellent benefits package
  • Computer literate (working knowledge of Microsoft Word/Excel)

Apply Now

Please forward a CV and covering letter to Lisa Wheatley, Human Resources at lwheatley@collinslaw.co.uk

Collins Solicitors is a signatory of the Law Society's Diversity and Inclusion Charter.

Please download a copy of our Employment Application Form here