At Morrish Solicitors, our objective is to recruit the very best people for the right job. We offer a friendly and positive environment to work in where everyone is treated with respect. We aim to make sure that not only do we benefit from the skills of the individual but all staff have a clear vision of their role and valuable contribution to the company.

We have the following vacancies:

Head of Marketing and Communications

An opportunity has arisen for a Head of Marketing and Communications to join our team in Leeds City Centre.

We are looking for a creative, self-motivated individual, who has experience of planning and delivering effective marketing and communications, internally and externally.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop and lead the marketing and communications strategy and manage budgets and reporting
  • Generate high quality and engaging content for all communications channels including web, social media, press and digital
  • Manage all social media, branding, public relations, communications, events marketing, campaign management and design
  • Build our relationship with media and press, generating and securing regular opportunities
  • Draft tenders and proposals for pitches
  • Build good external relationships with stakeholders and clients
  • Attendance at conferences and events

Key skills:

  • At least 5 years experience in marketing/communications   
  • Proficient in QuarkExpress, Power Point, email marketing software and an ability in website design (preferably WordPress) is an advantage
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to meet deadlines
  • A proactive approach to working with professional sector colleagues
  • An ability to demonstrate initiative to internal and external audiences
  • A drive to deliver results on time, cost and quality and make a visible difference to business development
  • Proven responsibility for commissioning outsourced services from suppliers, including an ability to review suppliers from time to time

The ideal candidate should have demonstrable experience of leading a communications function, preferably, in the professional services sector.

We are offering this role as permanent, full-time, with a competitive salary.

Interested? Please send a copy of your CV, along with covering letter to:

paul.scholey@morrishsolicitors.com

or by post to Paul Scholey, Morrish Solicitors, Oxford House, Oxford Row, Leeds, LS1 3BE

Clinical Negligence Solicitor/Legal Executive – Maternity Cover – Full/Part-Time

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Clinical Negligence Solicitor/Legal Executive to join our clinical negligence team in Leeds City Centre.

The ideal candidate should have an excellent knowledge of clinical negligence law, possess good interpersonal skills and have the ability to organise, prioritise and handle a busy caseload. It is essential that you have direct experience of working in a claimant clinical negligence practice and will be able to demonstrate the ability to manage a wide range of clinical negligence cases.

You will have a passion for this area of law; providing excellent client care from beginning to end and working with an empathetic and professional approach at all times.

Applications are welcomed from Clinical Negligence Solicitors/Legal Executives.

This is an excellent opportunity to work in a fantastic team that strives to be the best and is committed to the development of its people.

The position is full/part-time maternity cover and will commence in early 2019.  For the right candidate a permanent post might be available post-maternity leave.

If you think this is the role for you, please submit a copy of your CV, along with covering letter to:

duncan.gardiner@morrishsolicitors.com

or by post to Duncan Gardiner, Morrish Solicitors, Oxford House, Oxford Row, Leeds, LS1 3BE

Legal Secretary – Leeds

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Legal Secretary to join the team at our Head Office in Leeds City Centre. The role will be very varied and vital to the day to day operation. 

Responsibilities to include:-

  • Audio typing.
  • Receiving and making calls to clients.
  • Arranging appointments for solicitors and partners.
  • Attending meetings where required.
  • Maintaining processing systems for cases.
  • Filing and Archiving, and general ad-hoc administration.

The ideal candidate for this position will be a confident individual with excellent communication skills, a good telephone manner and excellent typing skills.

Key experience:-

  • Experience within a legal setting.
  • Strong administration skills.
  • Audio typing. experience/proficiency is essential, minimum typing speed 50/60wpm.
  • Experience with PI.

If this is the role for you, please send a copy of your CV, along with covering letter to:

info@morrishsolicitors.com

or by post to Morrish Solicitors, Oxford House, Oxford Row, Leeds, LS1 3BE.

Legal Secretary – Yeadon

The Legal Secretary will support a team in the busy Yeadon branch. The role will be very varied and vital to the day to day operation. 

Key Responsibilities to include:-

  • Greeting clients who visit the office.
  • Taking calls and making calls to clients, and making appointments for solicitors and partners.
  • Attending meetings as required.
  • Audio typing – case updates.
  • Maintaining processing systems for cases.
  • Filing and Archiving, and general ad hoc administration.

The ideal candidate for this position will be a confident individual with excellent communication skills, a good telephone manner and excellent typing skills.

Key experience:-

  • Experience within a legal setting.
  • Strong administration skills.
  • Audio typing experience/proficiency is essential, minimum typing speed 50/60wpm.
  • Experience with wills, probate and/or conveyancing is desirable.

If this is the role for you, please send a copy of your CV, along with covering letter to:

tom.morrish@morrishsolicitors.com

or by post to Tom Morrish, Morrish Solicitors, 61 High Street, Yeadon, Leeds, LS19 7SP.