Job Vacancies

Below is a list of the current vacancies available at Dootsons.

Current Vacancies

Wills Executive (Full Time)

A well-established legal firm has an opportunity for a WILLS EXECUTIVE.

Full time required. Office based.

We are looking for an experienced Wills executive or solicitor to join our busy Private Client team. The role will involve travelling between our three offices and occasional visits to hospitals, care homes and private homes of clients, so a full driving licence and car for work use is essential. The caseload is mainly Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney with the opportunity to undertake trust and probate work.

You must be able to work well within a busy team and have excellent communication and client care skills together with a good knowledge and understanding of IT systems.

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to join a reputable high street law firm. Based at our Newton and Leigh offices.

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Credit Controller

A new opportunity for a part time credit controller based in our Leigh office.

The ideal candidate will have experience within a Legal practice and have excellent communication skills.

The position provides support to our head cashier on a day-to-day basis for transactional work, and will involve regular credit control activity and production of regular reports / updates to the partners. A great work ethic and the ability to work well in a team and correspond with other departments within the business is essential.  It will also require you to provide some administration support to other departments as and when required.

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Conveyancing Paralegal

The role will require the following:

    • Experience working in a res con dept working directly on the files
    • Experience of working on a case management system
    • A willingness to work as part of a team
    • Ability to deal with clients and third parties over the telephone in a polite and courteous manner

Responsibilities will vary depending on caseloads at the time but can include:

  • New file opening,
  • Obtaining office copies and drafting sale contract / preparing contract pack for other side
  • Requesting redemption statements
  • Requesting searches
  • Search reports
  • Mortgage reports
  • Dealing with enquiries on sale files – obtaining information from client/third parties and reverting back to buyers solicitor
  • Providing telephone support to the fee earners
  • Dealing with emails as requested by fee earners such as agent updates etc
  • Pre completion tasks submitting COT and k17/0s1 and
  • Dealing with applications to HMLR and other post completion work

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At Dootsons, we do everything to deliver a first class service to every client. We look forward to hearing from you.

Why Work With Us

As a team of dedicated and experienced solicitors with a progressive approach, Dootsons encourages an open and friendly working environment whilst upholding professionalism throughout.

We aim for all our employees to enjoy working here and feel like they are part of our ‘family’, which was established over 120 years ago.

What We Want

We’re looking for skilful, motivated and client focused professionals on our amazing team. If you think you’d be a perfect fit for any of our vacancies, then we want to hear from you.

Here at Dootsons, everything we do is about making sure we are there for our clients, every step of the way, whenever they need us.

Who We Are

We’re one of the oldest and most respected law firms in the North West. We value our employees very highly. So, whatever your role in the company, you’ll have the chance to develop professionally and have your say.

If you have the drive and ambition to be part of a forward-thinking and expanding team, get in touch.

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