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Vacancies - York office

 

Trainee Solicitor

Location: Malton, Selby and York, North Yorkshire

Salary: TBC

Closing Date: 10 July

We are looking for candidates to be our Solicitors of the future. With an ambition to be the best, you are highly motivated and able to pay attention to detail. A training contract is a two-year training programme in which you will spend time sat in four different six-month seats. You will be regarded as a fee earning member of staff during this time, and you will be expected to provide a high quality legal service to all our clients, under the supervision and training of a qualified solicitor. 

About The role

At Crombie Wilkinson we place great emphasis on our values. Our values underpin our strategy and we want to ensure that every member of the team embraces them to further our ambitions for our business, our people and our clients. Crombie Wilkinson recruits trainee solicitors using a framework of six different values which are underpinned by competencies, all of which we feel are essential to becoming a successful solicitor.

By familiarising yourself with this list you should be able to understand whether becoming a solicitor would suit you as an individual. You will need to demonstrate that you possess all of these qualities and attributes in order for your application to be successful. 

We also look carefully at each candidate's academic background. Solicitors need a high degree of technical ability to be successful, we feel academic ability is closely linked to this. This is why we have a minimum academic requirement that all trainees are expected to meet or exceed:

  • 340 UCAS points from your best three A-Levels or equivalent (excluding General Studies) 
  • A strong 2:1 degree (any degree subject)
  • A Commendation (or above) at Law School (GDL and/or LPC)
  • Candidates must have completed their LPC/PEAT 1 prior to commencing a training contract.

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To apply, please send your covering letter and CV to jobs@crombiewilkinson.co.uk


 

Legal Advisor - Commercial Property

Location: York, North Yorkshire

Salary: Competitive, dependent on experience

Closing Date: TBC

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Legal Advisor to join our Commercial Property team based at our York Office. This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious Lawyer to develop their career in a growing firm with genuine long term opportunities for development.

Our busy Commercial Property department specialises in numerous sectors encompassing retail and leisure, office, industrial, agricultural and construction, as well as more specialised transactions, such as the purchase of dental practices.

About The role

The successful candidate will handle a varied caseload to include leases, acquisitions, disposals, development work, planning issues , while all the time providing our clients with high quality commercial advice.

Though based mainly from our York office, you may also be required to work from our Selby and Malton offices from time to time. You will be expected to ensure that all business targets relating to service, quality and productive are being met.

You will be expected to take an active role in networking and business development and to generate new clients and contacts as well as maintaining current relationships.

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To apply, please send your covering letter and CV to jobs@crombiewilkinson.co.uk


 

HR and Office Assistant

Location: York, North Yorkshire

Salary: Competitive, dependent on experience

Closing Date: TBC

We’re looking for an enthusiastic HR and Office Assistant to join our York Office. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain exposure to a broad number of HR transactions, as well as incorporating other office administration.

This position provides an exciting opportunity to build on your current knowledge and experience within a well known and growing firm. You will be the first point of contact for all HR and Office related queries as well as working on important projects to aid the future development of the department and company as a whole.

About The role

About The role

Reporting to the HR/Office Manager, you will be responsible for assisting with the daily running of the Office and HR function. The successful candidate will work on a variety of tasks including:

  • Management of new starter and leaver processes – including carrying out Inductions and Exit Interviews
  • Maintaining all internal employee records on our PeopleHR system and administration of full HR employee lifecycle
  • Assisting with recruitment – composing adverts and job descriptions, conducting interviews and liaison with agencies
  • Management of staff absences such as sickness and  holidays
  • Assisting with employee relations issues such as maternity leave, flexible working requests
  • Maintaining and reviewing all internal HR polices and updating in line with legislation
  • Preparing monthly HR Reports  
  • Assisting with projects to progress the HR strategy
  • Assisting with office management duties including updating systems, arranging maintenance and assisting with audits.

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To apply, please send your covering letter and CV to jobs@crombiewilkinson.co.uk


 

Legal Advisor - Company Commercial

Location: York, North Yorkshire

Salary: Competitive, dependent on experience

Closing Date: TBC

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Legal Advisor to join our Company Commercial team based at our York Office. One of the key aims of this role is to work with our Head of Legal Services to Dentists to further develop the presence of the firm in this niche area of law. This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious Lawyer to develop their career in a growing firm with genuine long term opportunities for development.

As well as our dental law niche, our busy Commercial department specialises in numerous sectors encompassing retail and leisure, office, industrial, agricultural and construction, as well as more specialised transactions, such as acting for GP practices and private schools.

About The role

The successful candidate will work closely with our Head of Dental Services to support the commercial law side of the sale and purchase of dental practices. Many of these deals will involve partnerships, limited companies or expense sharing arrangements which are particular to dental practices. Other colleagues in the team will look after the commercial property and due diligence aspects of these transactions.

Our dental team act for clients nationally and regularly attend the dental trade shows held in London, Birmingham and Manchester.  The sector supplying professional services to Dentists, including solicitors, accountants, agents, health care banking etc., is a small one and members of the team are expected to attend networking events where possible to help with marketing and business development.

Though based mainly from our York office, you may also be required to work from our Selby and Malton offices from time to time. You will be expected to ensure that all business targets relating to service, quality and productive are being met.

You will be expected to take an active role in networking and business development and to generate new clients and contacts as well as maintaining current relationships.

Click here to download full job description and here to download the full job advertisement.

To apply, please send your covering letter and CV to jobs@crombiewilkinson.co.uk