Join Us

Our clients are important to us but so are our people, so we have made our recruitment process thorough but fair.

All vacancies are advertised through our website. We also welcome speculative applications and will keep them on file for six months in case a suitable position becomes available.

As an employee you will be offered development and training opportunities to keep skills and knowledge up-to-date.


Current vacancies

Role: Office Administrator

Location: New Mills Office

Why do we need someone?

We are looking to recruit an Office Administrator to support with completing general office duties.

Duties:

  • Meeting and greeting clients and visitors at reception
  • Answering in-coming calls to reception and diverting the call to the appropriate person
  • Carrying out general administrative support duties such as photocopying, filing and scanning
  • Carrying out ID checks
  • Dealing with incoming and outgoing post
  • Carrying out data entry tasks
  • File management including opening, closing and archiving files
  • Making refreshments for the team and visitors
  • Audio dictation (no previous experience required)
  • Any other related duties as required.

What are we looking for?

  • Excellent time management, organisational and communication skills.
  • Proficient in IT
  • Professional telephone manner
  • Previous work experience of providing customer service is desirable but not essential.

Qualifications:

5 GCSE’s or equivalent with  a minimum grade of 9 to 4 including Maths and English.

Hours: 09.00 to 17.00 Monday to Friday

Contact: Helen Laing, HR Manager on 01663 743344 or email h.r@chlsolicitors.co.uk

 

Role: Commercial Property – Secretary

Location: Wilmslow Office

Duties:

Working with the Head of Commercial Property and a busy Commercial Property team to provide full secretarial support specialising in commercial property including Post-completion work. Contributing to secretarial resources for all fee earners. Providing cover for reception when needed.

What are we looking for?

Someone who can work within a team providing excellent client care. Strong IT skills including use of case management, typing, digital dictation & Excel.

Hours: 09.00 to 17.00 Monday to Friday

Contact: Helen Laing, HR Manager on 01663 743344 or email h.r@chlsolicitors.co.uk

 

Role: Residential Property Fee Earner

Location:  Wilmslow office

Why do we need someone?

We are looking for a Residential Property Fee Earner to join our Residential Property team at Wilmslow

Duties:

  • Working on a wide range of residential property transactions including straight forward sales and purchases, re-mortgages & equity release
  • Dealing with initial enquiries, including giving quotations
  • Responsible for clients files from start to finish of a transaction, including post-completion
  • Experience of leasehold properties, purchasing and selling
  • Business Development through developing relationships with Estate Agents, other introducers of work, knowledge of and involvement in the local community, networking. Other BD activities for the office/firm under the direction of the Head of the Department or Marketing Manager
  • Participation in departmental meetings organised by the Head of the Department.

 

What are we looking for?

  • Experience of working in a residential property department
  • Business Development skills and ideas
  • Someone looking to join a busy, expanding department to progress their career.

 

Qualifications:  We will consider a Solicitor (0-5 years PQE) or CILEX or Licensed Conveyancer or someone with equivalent experience in this role.

Contact: Helen Laing, HR Manager on 01663 743344 or email h.r@chlsolicitors.co.uk

 

 

 

 


Work experience

Chafes Hague Lambert Solicitors recognise the need for people considering a career in law to undertake work experience. We do not provide placements unless you are studying for A-levels or higher level qualifications. Currently all our work experience placements are committed.


Training contracts

In order to ensure that we offer good quality experience with future prospects we do not have a programme of training contracts. We prefer to identify specific training opportunities and then recruit a trainee solicitor accordingly. Currently we have no such opportunities.