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. Please see below our current vacancy.

Our Current Vacancies;

Clinical Negligence Solicitor, Leeds City Centre

Due to continued growth, a fantastic opportunity has arisen for a full-time qualified solicitor or legal executive to join our well-established law firm based in Leeds City Centre. This is a rare opportunity to work in an exclusively Claimant focussed environment with a case-load consisting of a broad range of claims in terms of type and value.

Successful applicants will be NQ to 5 years PQE and working in the Clinical Negligence sector, be a self-starter with excellent communication skills and be able to demonstrate a strong academic background with experience gained at a leading firm.

You will be joining a highly respected team offering excellent quality work and a rewarding career. Our Clinical Negligence Team consists of lawyers dedicated to advising on and pursuing medical, dental, cosmetic and other clinical issues in the courts for victims of medical negligence and includes solicitors who are members of the Law Society’s Clinical Negligence Accreditation Scheme. We also hold a legal aid franchise for cases ranging from relatively minor to the most serious brain damage claims.

If you would like to apply for this role, please forward your CV, together with a covering letter, to Nikki Morton, Office Manager, [email protected].

Solicitor, Elderly Client Department, Pudsey

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a full-time qualified solicitor to join our well-established law firm based on the outskirts of Leeds in Pudsey. We are particularly interested in applications from confident self-starters who are not afraid to hit the ground running.

With a longstanding and loyal client base, the private client team cover the broad remit of matters including Wills, Trusts, Probate, Court of Protection matters and Powers of Attorney. The appointed candidate will have experience in a broad range of elderly client work including Wills, Trusts, Administration of Estates, Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection matters.

The Role

The role will involve the ability to handle a broad range of Private Client work, specifically with knowledge and experience in matters relating to older and vulnerable clients, particularly in connection with the management of their financial affairs, as well as the preparation of Wills and Trusts for all types of clients.

The Candidate 

We are looking for a dynamic and ambitious Solicitor to join us and help drive the Elderly Client department forward. You will be joining a highly respected team offering excellent quality work and a rewarding career.

Successful candidates will have a minimum of 4 years PQE experience in handling a full and varied caseload of elderly client matters, be a self-starter with excellent communication skills and have an empathetic manner. They will also be expected to play a key role in developing and building the elderly client offerings through networking and business development.

Package

  • Salary is negotiable according to experience
  • Life insurance
  • Pension plan with company contributions
  • 23 days holiday each year
  • Potential for flexible/agile working

Please forward CV with a covering letter to [email protected].

Residential Conveyancer, Pudsey

We are a well-established law firm with offices in Leeds city centre, Pudsey and Yeadon. A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a full-time experienced residential conveyancer to join our busy conveyancing department. Experience of leasehold, New Build and Transfer of Equity would be a distinct advantage.

Based at our Pudsey office, you will be joining a professional but friendly team, picking up an active caseload with which you can hit the ground running. You will be handling queries throughout the process, keeping in regular contact with clients including estate agents, customers and other solicitors. You will be:

  • Managing your own caseload
  • Dealing with the legal matters surrounding the buying and selling of properties
  • Advising clients on all aspects of the buying or selling processes
  • Dealing with file related queries either via email or by telephone
  • Attending with clients, taking instructions and conducting enquiries as necessary
  • Title checking
  • Signing certificates of titles.

Skills & Experience

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience
  • Professional qualification (would be an added advantage)
  • Excellent client care skills
  • Excellent time management skills;
  • The ability to manage your own workload, multi-task and meet deadlines
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • A positive, can-do attitude to work in an environment that can be extremely busy

If you would like to be considered for this role please forward your CV, together with a covering letter, to Nikki Morton, Office Manager, [email protected]icitors.com.

Head of Property, Yeadon

Are you an ambitious solicitor looking to take on the next exciting challenge in your career? A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a senior Conveyancing solicitor. We are looking for a diligent, confident, self-motivated and experienced solicitor to fill the role of Head of Property.

As well as running your own caseload you will also have day to day management responsibilities including supervising and supporting staff, ensuring the firm and its staff remain compliant with CQS and be involved in growing the department. You will report to the Partners and attend the quarterly Partners meetings.

Primarily based at our office in Yeadon you will be joining a friendly, hard working department which operates from two locations, Pudsey and Yeadon. We are well established in the local area and would like someone to join the team who enjoys being busy and client interaction.

Key management requirements for this role are:

  • Minimum 5 years Post Qualification Experience in Residential Property
  • Experience dealing with all aspects of Residential Conveyancing
  • Good technical knowledge
  • Pro-active approach to risk management
  • An interest and ability in business development
  • At least 2 years’ experience in supervising staff
  • Able to demonstrate confidence and self-motivation
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Day to day responsibilities:

  • Managing your own caseload
  • Dealing with the legal matters surrounding the buying and selling of properties
  • Advising clients on all aspects of the buying or selling processes
  • Dealing with file related queries either via email or by telephone
  • Attending with clients, taking instructions and conducting enquiries as necessary
  • Title checking
  • Signing certificates of titles

Package:

  • Salary is negotiable according to experience
  • Life insurance
  • Pension plan with company contributions
  • 23 days holiday each year
  • Flexible/Agile working

If you think you have experience and qualities we are looking for please submit your CV, together with a covering letter to [email protected]