Solicitor - 2-8 years PQE

Are you a solicitor 2-8 years PQE and looking for an opportunity to develop your career? Would you like to work for an award winning law firm where you will get to work on a varied case load? If so, we now have an opportunity for you in our specialist consumer team at our Leigh, Greater Manchester office. The role will allow you to work on contract law cases acting on behalf of the consumer and there will be opportunities to work on professional negligence and inheritance disputes cases.  

Our stories - life at Stephensons

About the team

We are a friendly team where everyone works together in a spirit of mutual co-operation. We have an open door policy with management and everyone is supported to achieve the best that they can. We provide training, not only in legal skills but also business skills.

There are ample opportunities for those looking for career development in a forward thinking, innovative and award winning firm.

We have examples of people joining us as unqualified junior staff and progressing to become senior solicitors. Our managing partner joined the firm as a trainee solicitor and now helps to run the business which has a turnover of £20 million and 470 staff.

We provide a broad spread of services which means that we can give a holistic solution to our clients.  Everyone in the firm becomes an expert in their area but can tap into the expertise of other people in other departments to help their clients. 

We aim to make a positive difference in our client’s lives and provide a friendly working environment for our people

About the firm

Stephensons is an award winning, top 150 law firm with a strong commitment to the future growth and development of the business. With an ambitious mind set, yet approachable and down to earth attitude, Stephensons provides an exciting place for long term career development and progression. Whilst we do look for highly motivated and driven individuals, we also have a strong commitment to work life balance and flexibility.

We are a long established firm which combines innovation with stability and security.

We are very successful at generating our own work via our reputation and marketing activities. This means that you will have the opportunity to work on good quality cases delivering a good return. That allows us to keep caseloads manageable to the benefit of our staff and clients.

We work from modern offices with good facilities.

Teamworking in a collaborative happy environment is important to us.

Our partners have an open door policy, infact many of them operate in an open plan environment. All of our partners from the Chairwoman down are available to staff and always welcome feedback, positive or negative. We are committed to an open and supportive culture for everyone.

What’s on offer?

  • Competitive salary and holiday entitlement
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Holiday sale & purchase scheme
  • Corporate private healthcare
  • Season ticket travel/parking permit loans
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Payroll giving scheme
  • Social events
  • Internal referral scheme

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy, please send your cv and cover letter to Claire Mills careers@stephensons.co.uk