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;

Legal Secretary, Leeds City Centre

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced full time Personal Injury secretary to join our well-established law firm on a permanent basis. We are looking for someone to work in the office, which is ideally located in Leeds City Centre.

Our roots are as a Personal Injury & Employment firm, acting for Trade Unions, associations and their members. However, we work for other individuals too and provide a full range of private client services.

Your role will primarily be supporting Partners and fee earners in our Personal Injury team, preparing correspondence and documents through audio-typing and word processing; time recording, operating a case management system, file management and other legal secretarial duties as appropriate.

To be considered for this role, up to date experience of working as a legal secretary is essential and a background in Personal Injury and in a similar role is preferred. You should also have a strong attention to detail and a willingness to learn. Unfortunately, candidates who do not have the required experience cannot be considered.

Salary: dependent on experience.

COVID-19 considerations:

We operate a Covid-safe environment. All staff are required to wear a face mask (unless exempt) when walking round the building and office. Safe distancing is in operation at all times and sanitisation stations are located throughout the office.

Legal Assistant, Employment, Leeds City Centre

Due to continued growth, a fantastic opportunity has arisen for a full-time legal assistant to join the employment team of our well-established law firm based in Leeds City Centre.

Previous experience of working in a law firm would be a distinct advantage but is not essential. We are particularly interested in applications from confident self-starters who are not afraid to hit the ground running.

The duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Taking initial instructions from clients
  • To attend conferences with Counsel/Court/Tribunal/Inquest and represent the firm and client as required;
  • Opening new matter files
  • Managing files
  • Drafting correspondence
  • Reading legal documents/correspondence and drafting/sending out correspondence on behalf of fee earners
  • Dealing with telephone enquiries
  • Assisting on the help desk, as and when required
  • Filing, printing, photocopying and any other ad hoc jobs to assist fee earners

Qualifications

At least 5 GCSEs required at grade C and above, including good grades in both English and Mathematics.

Skills

Applicants will need to be able to demonstrate:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • A flexible approach to work, with the ability to multitask

Please send your CV and a covering letter to [email protected]

Employment Solicitor, Leeds City Centre

Due to continued growth, a fantastic opportunity has arisen for a full-time qualified solicitor 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 and we are particularly interested in applications from confident self-starters who are not afraid to hit the ground running.

Successful applicants will be at least 4 years’ PQE and working in the Employment 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 Employment Rights Team consists of lawyers dedicated to advising on and pursuing employment and industrial relations issues in the tribunals and courts for Unions, Associations, professional bodies and their members, as well as private clients, covering all business sectors, across a range of industries and job roles.

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].

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 at least 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 allowing us to deal with cases involving severe disability as a result of a neurological injury.

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]