• Personal Injury Litigation Paralegal (Blackburn Office)

    Salary: Dependent on experience
    Job Term: Permanent/Full-time
    Contact: Practice Manager

    As one of the fastest growing Law firms in the North West, We are now looking for additional fee earners to join our Personal Injury department. In little over 4 years our Personal Injury department has gone from strength to strength, growing every year and improving our services to all our clients. We are now searching for additional fee earners to join our team and to help promote our continued success.

    Keeping this growth in mind, we offer a competitive salary along with exciting opportunities for progression including training contracts and management/team leader positions. The successful candidate can expect to work with a supportive team in a dynamic and friendly environment. We truly care about our employees and this will be evident for the successful candidate as we have many superb benefits and bonuses in place for all our employees.

    In order to be considered for this role, the candidate must have experience in the RTA sector of Personal Injury, and preferably in the Litigation Process. It will help your chances greatly in getting this role if you have experience in managing your own case load. Litigation experience is essential as well as experience with RTA fast track, portal and non-portal claims.

    This vacancy requires an individual with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and to work as part of a close knit team. A demonstrable enthusiasm and drive for Personal Injury Law is a must, as well as the ability to build relationships with clients. The candidate must also be able to identify opportunities for marketing and business developments in order to expand the department further.

    The candidate must possess the following skills in order to join our Litigation department:
    • Advocacy experience or at least knowledge of the Civil Court procedures
    • Enthusiasm, drive and the desire to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
    • Managing your case load to ensure your clients are up to date, informed and satisfied.
    • Good communication skills both spoken and written
    • Being able to build relationships with colleagues at all levels
    • Being able to follow instructions from senior members of staff
    • Having the ability to plan and priorities your case load effectively
    • Accuracy with record keeping is a must
    • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive client information
    • To ensure compliance with the Solicitors Code of Conduct 2007 (as amended)
    • Progress all assigned files on a weekly basis
    • Achieve set targets (financial and other)
    • Work towards developing a promising career

    In return the firm will provide the successful candidate with a competitive salary and benefits package and genuine prospects of career progression.

    To Apply

    If you are interested in working with us then please send us your CV and a covering letter telling us what you have to offer and why you would like to work with us.

    We treat all applications with the strictest of confidence. Please send your Curriculum Vitae and Covering Letter to:
    THE PRACTICE MANAGER
    AMT Lawyers
    26 Wellington Street St John’s
    Blackburn
    Lancashire
    BB1 8AF

    Or email your CV to careers@amtlawyers.co.uk

  • Personal Injury Litigation Solicitor (Blackburn Office)

    Salary: Dependent on experience
    Job Term: Permanent/Full-time
    Contact: Practice Manager

    A fantastic opportunity has arisen at AMT Lawyers for a Newly Qualified Personal Injury Lawyer to join a progressive law firm based in Blackburn. This is an opportunity to become a specialist in this field joining a team of recognised Lawyers who will help develop your career. 

Your role as a Newly Qualified Personal Injury Lawyer will involve: assisting experienced members of the team with varied PI related matters, develop and grow within the team in order to progress your further.

    In order to be considered for this role, the candidate must have experience in the RTA sector of Personal Injury, and preferably in the Litigation Process. It will help your chances greatly in getting this role if you have experience in managing your own case load. Litigation experience is essential as well as experience with RTA fast track, portal and non-portal claims.

    Ideally, candidates with a strong claimant RTA background are encouraged to apply as they will be able to hit the ground running with minimal training. You will be experienced in dealing with liability, quantum and costs. In particular, you will be well experienced in the mechanics of the Part 36 procedure and also experience of working on the MOJ Portal. Experience of dealing with technical points of insurance law, such as MIB work, the European Regulations and Article 75 issues would be advantageous. However please note, candidates who lack experience in the skills mentioned above should not be discouraged as we deem general qualities just as important.

    We believe general qualities play a vital role in the performance of a successful Lawyer. We will look for you to be a robust negotiator with excellent communication and time management skills whilst being totally customer focused throughout the entire claims process. It is preferred that you have experience of working on a case management system and are used to working towards targets, including financial targets.

    A competitive salary and excellent benefits package will be provided to candidates of the right calibre.

    To Apply

    If you are interested in working with us then please send us your CV and a covering letter telling us what you have to offer and why you would like to work with us.

    We treat all applications with the strictest of confidence. Please send your Curriculum Vitae and Covering Letter to:
    THE PRACTICE MANAGER
    AMT Lawyers
    26 Wellington Street St John’s
    Blackburn
    Lancashire
    BB1 8AF

    Or email your CV to careers@amtlawyers.co.uk

  • Personal Injury Pre-Litigation Paralegal(Blackburn Office)

    Salary: Dependent on experience
    Job Term: Permanent/Full-time
    Contact: Practice Manager

    A brilliant opportunity has arisen within our Personal Injury department. As a result of continued growth we wish to recruit personal injury fee earners into our Personal Injury department. This is a great opportunity to join a prestigious personal injury department which continues to grow despite the effects of the recent reforms to the personal injury law and market.

    The ideal candidate will have experience of managing their own volume case load of claimant Fast Track RTA personal injury claims, comprising both litigated and pre-litigated matters.

    We also seek general qualities in our fee earners that we believe play a vital role in the performance of fee earning. We will look for you to be a robust negotiator with excellent communication and time management skills whilst being totally customer focused throughout the entire claims process. It is preferred that you have experience of working on a case management system and are used to working towards targets, including financial targets.

    You will report to the RTA Team Leader who will review your performance each month on a one-to-one basis. This provides a real opportunity to monitor and enhance your personal development and to organise your case load. For the right individual, this is also an opportunity to take on a more challenging role.

    Your main responsibilities will be to progress claimant personal injury RTA claims from inception through to completion. This role would suit any candidate with at least six months’ experience. At AMT Lawyers we understand that graduates and non-graduates do not all have experience and therefore we are willing to take on individuals who are eager to learn and strive towards success. Training will be given to candidates without experience. The firm will consider paralegals and fee earners in order to strengthen its team.

    A competitive salary and excellent benefits package will be provided to candidates of the right calibre.

    To Apply

    If you are interested in working with us then please send us your CV and a covering letter telling us what you have to offer and why you would like to work with us.

    We treat all applications with the strictest of confidence. Please send your Curriculum Vitae and Covering Letter to:
    THE PRACTICE MANAGER
    AMT Lawyers
    26 Wellington Street St John’s
    Blackburn
    Lancashire
    BB1 8AF

    Or email your CV to careers@amtlawyers.co.uk

  • Residential Conveyancing Paralegal (Blackburn office)

    Salary: Dependent on experience
    Job Term: Permanent/Full-time
    Contact: Practice Manager

    At AMT Lawyers we pride ourselves on delivering a first class service that places the client at the heart of everything we do. We are always looking for exceptional people to join our team and help to grow our Conveyancing Department further in size and strength.

    We are now offering Graduates (with or without completing the LPC) to join our team as a Conveyancing Paralegal. We prefer candidates with at least 6 months experience however candidates without experience who are driven and committed will also be considered. The candidate will assist a Conveyancing Lawyer helping with a caseload from instruction through to completion. This will include sales, purchases, transfers and re-mortgages. At AMT Lawyers comprehensive training is given by our experienced Lawyers so the candidate is able to help with the case work mentioned above. Once the candidate has received a high level of training and has also gained sufficient experience, we will expect the individual to deal with a high volume of matters with minimal supervision.

    We provide ourselves on the quality of service we provide our clients and therefore merely completing the work is not enough. We will expect the candidate to maintain excellent standards of work, achieve set targets and adhere to client service level agreements. Experience in using a case management system is desirable however training to utilise this tool will be given.

    This vacancy requires an individual with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and to work as part of a close knit team. A demonstrable enthusiasm and drive for property law is a must, as well as the ability to build relationships with clients. The successful applicant will join a team of committed and experienced lawyers working in a friendly and professional environment.

    You will report to the Conveyancing Department Team Leader who will review your performance each month on a one-to-one basis. This provides a real opportunity to monitor and enhance your personal development and also to organise your case load. For the right individual, this is also an opportunity to ask for more responsibility taking on more challenging roles in order for you to maximise your potential and to also gain some vital experience.

    A competitive salary and excellent benefits package will be provided to candidates of the right calibre.

    To Apply

    If you are interested in working with us then please send us your CV and a covering letter telling us what you have to offer and why you would like to work with us.

    We treat all applications with the strictest of confidence. Please send your Curriculum Vitae and Covering Letter to:
    THE PRACTICE MANAGER
    AMT Lawyers
    26 Wellington Street St John’s
    Blackburn
    Lancashire
    BB1 8AF

    Or email your CV to careers@amtlawyers.co.uk

  • Residential Conveyancing Solicitor (Blackburn Office)

    Salary: Dependent on experience
    Job Term: Permanent/Full-time
    Contact: Practice Manager

    A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Residential Property Lawyer to join the Property Team in our Manchester office. The successful candidate will be involved in a wide range of residential property matters including sales, purchases, transfers and re-mortgages.

    You will have to possess quality real estate experience with a residential property focus in addition to the ability to grasp complex issues playing a pivotal role in the building and development of the practice.

    You will need experience in managing your own residential conveyancing caseload from instruction through to completion. The candidate must have experience in dealing with a high volume of matters whilst working with minimal supervision. At AMT Lawyers maintaining excellent standards of work are crucial, achieving set targets and adhering to client service level agreements. Experience in using a case management system is desirable.

    This vacancy requires an individual with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and to work as part of a close knit team. A demonstrable enthusiasm and drive for property law is a must, as well as the ability to build relationships with clients. The candidate must also be able to identify opportunities for marketing and business developments in order expand the department further. The successful applicant will join a team of committed and experienced lawyers working in a friendly and professional environment.

    In return the firm will provide the successful candidate with a competitive salary and benefits package and genuine prospects of career progression.

    To Apply

    If you are interested in working with us then please send us your CV and a covering letter telling us what you have to offer and why you would like to work with us

    We treat all applications with the strictest of confidence. Please send your Curriculum Vitae and Covering Letter to:
    THE PRACTICE MANAGER
    AMT Lawyers
    26 Wellington Street St John’s
    Blackburn
    Lancashire
    BB1 8AF

    Or email your CV to careers@amtlawyers.co.uk

  • Business Administration Apprentice

    Service Area: General
    Post Reports to: Head of Private Client Services
    Post Responsible for: Business Administration
    Main Purpose of the Job: Administration
    Salary Grade: Apprenticeship wage including bonuses for achieving targets

    A brilliant opportunity has arisen within our practice for an Apprentice to work within an administration role. The candidate must have skills and qualities in the following areas:

    1. Problem Solving/Creativity/maintaining standards
    • Respond to issues requiring a good understanding of work-area policies and procedures.
    • Resolves complex problems in a thorough and timely manner; use discretion and know who to go to in order to resolve issues and complete tasks.
    • Take a moderate level of accountability in the delivery of services offered by AMT Lawyers.
    • Analyse and interpret a variety of situations and determine the most appropriate course of action.
    • Use appropriate tools available to undertake the task as efficiently as possible
    • Use relevant information from various sources to solve problems that impact own work area
    • Update manuals/procedures and provide training to paralegals where appropriate
    • Prioritise work, taking into account own work area and needs of other work areas
    • Work as part of a team understanding and focusing on how the role supports the team’s and department’s priorities
    • Work with colleagues to co-ordinate, develop, improve and work to Lexcel standards.
    1. Responsibility and accountability
    • Responsible for the receipt and acknowledgment of queries with appropriate tracking and response
    • Responsible for prioritising work
    • Responsible for supporting others.
    1. Communication
    • Interpret and communicate established processes and procedures to a range of audiences
    • Convey information/advice to others that can be complex in nature and oversee implementation of any action
    • Share information, verbally and in writing, in a clear and concise manner.
    • Tailor communication to different audiences and clients.
    1. Decision Making
    • Obtain necessary level of information to inform decision making guided by general instructions and practices requiring interpretation.
    • Articulate when necessary how decisions have been reached
    • Provide advice and feedback to support other’s decision making
    • Automatically make decisions on routine issues
    • Follow departmental procedures.
    • Exercise confidentiality in relation to personal and sensitive information based on AMT Lawyers policy and procedures.
    1. Knowledge & Skill
    • Detailed knowledge and understanding of own work area and how it impacts wider operations within AMT Lawyers.
    • Ability to use the appropriate system in place applicable in the service area with specific support and training
    • Keep up to date with issues relating to the work of the team and department
    • Proactively research information from a range of different sources, internally and externally to help inform own knowledge to benefit the work of the team.
    • Develop expertise in a range of areas and practice within the firm.
    • Personal Health and Safety in the workplace
    1. Risk management
    • Understands the risks associated with the nature of the service you are supporting and identifies areas of concern, taking any initial remedial action and raising these appropriately with the head of department and partner.
    1. Innovation and Flexibility
    • Ability to transfer skills to a range of service areas with specific support and knowledge available.
    • Ability to pick up variance in approaches within specific support and knowledge provided.
    • Ability to consider better ways of delivering support, communicating this as a proposed change
    • Willingness to comply with the Solicitors Regulation Authority rules as well as the practice policies and procedures whilst maintaining flexibility in the work completed and personal mind set.

    To Apply

    If you are interested in working with us then please send us your CV and a covering letter telling us what you have to offer and why you would like to work with us

    We treat all applications with the strictest of confidence. Please send your Curriculum Vitae and Covering Letter to:
    THE PRACTICE MANAGER
    AMT Lawyers
    26 Wellington Street St John’s
    Blackburn
    Lancashire
    BB1 8AF

    Or email your CV to careers@amtlawyers.co.uk

  • Sales/Client Care

    Service Area: Sales/Client Care
    Team: Client Care Team
    Salary Grade: Dependant on experience
    Post Reports to: Head of Client Care Services
    Post Responsible for: Sales/Client Care

    Client Care Team

    A brilliant opportunity has arisen within our Client Care Department at our Head Office in Blackburn. Candidates with sales experience regardless of the sector will be most suited for this exciting and diverse role. The role will involve the sales and client care side of a Law firm. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills via telephone and in person. A large portion of the role will involve contacting new and existing clients via telephone in an attempt to market various legal services the firm provides. The ability to persuade and negotiate is fundamental for this task as the role will require the arranging of meetings. Once organised, the Client Care team is also responsible to attend the meetings to touch base or build rapport and therefore knowledge on the legal services the firm offers is also important. Note: Training will be given for this.

    Furthermore, it will be important for the candidate to be organised and have the ability to multi-task various tasks at the same time. We seek to employ a person which is committed, dedicated and consistent in all tasks set. Punctuality and attendance are also extremely important for this role as it requires a physical presence within the offices at all times due to the level of responsibility.

    A non-exhaustive list of the tasks which will be included within this role have been listed below:

    1. Telephone calls to new/potential clients to introduce our services and arrange meetings.
    2. Telephone calls to maintain existing relationships with clients.
    3. Marketing tasks such as visiting new and existing clients to build rapport
    4. Meeting business clients to build rapport and to ensure quality of service is achieved by all Departments within the firm.
    5. Networking at various events through out the year for e.g. Careers fairs, sponsored awards evenings, general conferences etc.

    There is targets involved with Task 1 mentioned above which will trigger a bonus structure in addition to the pre-set salary.

    1. Progression:

    If the candidate is able to showcase the abilities mentioned above, the role will involve progression by the person obtaining more responsibility in maintenance and management of the firm in regards to Client Care, Marketing and Business Development. This will also be reflected financially via a salary increase.

    1. Problem Solving/Creativity/maintaining standards
    • Respond to issues requiring a good understanding of work-area policies and procedures.
    • Resolves complex problems in a thorough and timely manner; use discretion and know who to go to in order to resolve issues and complete tasks.
    • Take a moderate level of accountability in the delivery of services offered by AMT Lawyers.
    • Analyse and interpret a variety of situations and determine the most appropriate course of action.
    • Use appropriate tools available to undertake the task as efficiently as possible
    • Use relevant information from various sources to solve problems that impact own work area
    • Update manuals/procedures and provide training to paralegals where appropriate
    • Prioritise work
    • Work as part of a team understanding and focusing on how the role supports the team’s and department’s priorities
    • Work with colleagues to co-ordinate, develop, improve and work to Lexcel standards.
    1. Responsibility and accountability
    • Responsible for the receipt and acknowledgment of queries with appropriate tracking and response
    • Responsible for prioritising work
    • Responsible for supporting others.
    1. Communication
    • Interpret and communicate established processes and procedures to a range of audiences
    • Convey information/advice to others that can be complex in nature and oversee implementation of any action
    • Share information, verbally and in writing, in a clear and concise manner.
    • Tailor communication to different audiences and clients.
    1. Decision Making
    • Obtain necessary level of information to inform decision making guided by general instructions and practices requiring interpretation.
    • Articulate when necessary how decisions have been reached
    • Provide advice and feedback to support other’s decision making
    • Automatically make decisions on routine issues
    • Follow departmental procedures.
    • Exercise confidentiality in relation to personal and sensitive information based on AMT Lawyers policy and procedures.
    1. Knowledge & Skill
    • Detailed knowledge and understanding of own work area and how it impacts wider operations within AMT Lawyers.
    • Ability to use the appropriate system in place applicable in the service area with specific support and training
    • Keep up to date with issues relating to the work of the team and department
    • Proactively research information from a range of different sources, internally and externally to help inform own knowledge to benefit the work of the team.
    • Develop expertise in a range of areas and practice within the firm.
    • Personal Health and Safety in the workplace
    1. Risk management
    • Understands the risks associated with the nature of the service you are supporting and identifies areas of concern, taking any initial remedial action and raising these appropriately with the head of department and partner.

     

    1. Innovation and Flexibility
    • Ability to transfer skills to a range of service areas with specific support and knowledge available.
    • Ability to pick up variance in approaches within specific support and knowledge provided.
    • Ability to consider better ways of delivering support, communicating this as a proposed change
    • Willingness to comply with the Solicitors Regulation Authority rules as well as the practice policies and procedures whilst maintaining flexibility in the work completed and personal mind set.


    To Apply

    If you are interested in working with us then please send us your CV and a covering letter telling us what you have to offer and why you would like to work with us.

    We treat all applications with the strictest of confidence. Please send your Curriculum Vitae and Covering Letter to:
    THE PRACTICE MANAGER
    AMT Lawyers
    26 Wellington Street St John’s
    Blackburn
    Lancashire
    BB1 8AF

    Or email your CV to careers@amtlawyers.co.uk

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