• 3 Years PQE Personal Injury (RTA) Litigator (Solicitor)

    Service Area: Personal Injury- Litigation

    Directorate:

    Team: Personal Injury Department

    Address: AMT Lawyers, 26 Wellington Street St Johns, Blackburn, BB1 8AF

    Salary Grade: £25,000-£35,000 (dependant on experience)- additional bonus packages available

    Post Reports to: Head of Private Client Services

    Post Responsible for: RTA Litigation within the Personal Injury Department

    Main Purpose of the Job: RTA Litigator

    Job activities: Summary of Responsibilities and Key Areas

    PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

     

    Personal Injury (RTA) Litigator (Solicitor)

    The successful candidate will have at least 3 years’ experience as a Solicitor managing a Personal Injury case load with a high percentage of litigated RTA files. You will receive the files once they drop out of the portal and manage them through the litigation process. Applications are invited from Solicitors with an in-depth knowledge of the RTA Process and a proven track record in RTA litigation. The role will also involve coaching and guiding junior staff in RTA law, procedures and process and court process/attendance.

    Additionally, the successful candidate will have experience in dealing with liability, quantum and costs. In particular, will be well experienced in the mechanics of the Part 36 procedure and relevant protocols Experience of dealing with technical points of insurance law, such as MIB work, the European Regulations and Article 75 issues would be advantageous.

     

    Job role summary

     

    1. To undertake matters which you are competent to conduct having due regard to the policies and procedures defined in the Office Manual relating to your areas of work.

     

    1. Arranging appointments and attending new, current and former clients and dealing with their queries including:
    • Obtaining instructions and advising on course(s) of action, length and cost of case (as appropriate);
    • Assessment of client’s financial means and explanation of private terms and conditions
    • Drafting and/or dictating correspondence to client, court, solicitors counsel and other third-parties, including Statements, Notices, Applications, and other Legal Forms/Documents (especially relevant court forms);
    • Instructing counsel, experts, solicitor advocates or other third-parties, reviewing reports and continued liaison as required;
    • Advising on appropriate course of action;
    • Arranging and attending hearings and conferences as and when required;
    • Obtaining and reviewing evidence and statements;
    • Negotiation on clients behalf and, liaison with opponents etc. to obtain most preferable outcome for clients;
    • Ensuring efficient day-to-day progress of all matters, prioritising work as necessary and keeping the client informed on progress.

     

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

     

    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.

    Additional duties:

     

    To work positively and inclusively with colleagues and customers so that AMT Lawyers provide a quality service and additionally to deliver services that do not discriminate against people on the ground of their age, sexuality, religion or belief, race, gender or disabilities.

     

    To fulfill personal requirements, where appropriate, with regard to AMT Lawyers policies and procedures, health, safety and welfare, customer care, emergency, evacuation, security and promotion of the firm’s priorities.  Maintaining and upholding the firm’s reputation whilst dealing with all aspects of the role.

     

    To work flexibly in the interests of the service. This may include undertaking other duties provided that these are appropriate to the employee’s background, skills and abilities. Where this occurs, there will be consultation with the employee and any necessary personal development will be taken into account.

    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 Paralegal

    Service Area: Personal Injury- Pre-Litigation

    Directorate:

    Team: Personal Injury Department

    Address: AMT Lawyers, 26 Wellington Street St Johns, Blackburn, BB1 8AF

    Job Term: Permanent/Full-time

    Salary Grade: £16,000- £21,000 (dependant on experience)

    Post Reports to: Head of Private Client Services

    Post Responsible for: RTA Pre-Litigation within the Personal Injury Department

    Main Purpose of the Job: Personal Injury Paralegal

    Contact: Please email all applications to careers@amtlawyers.co.uk

    Job activities: Summary of Responsibilities and Key Areas:   

     

    PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

     

    Personal Injury Para-Legal

     

    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.

    The ideal candidate will have experience of managing their own volume case load of claimant Fast Track RTA personal injury claims, comprising of 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. The post available will eventually include a supervisory role to manage and support the RTA Department. Therefore, the candidate must also have excellent management skills or the ability to develop these skills effectively.

    For those Candidates who have successfully completed the Legal Practice Course, AMT Lawyers have an excellent track record of rewarding their team with training contracts in order to develop and progress the careers of their team. This is dependent on the level of experience and also the commitment shown by the team member.

    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.

     

     

     

     

    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.

    Additional duties:

     

    To work positively and inclusively with colleagues and customers so that AMT Lawyers provide a quality service and additionally to deliver services that do not discriminate against people on the ground of their age, sexuality, religion or belief, race, gender or disabilities.

     

    To fulfill personal requirements, where appropriate, with regard to AMT Lawyers policies and procedures, health, safety and welfare, customer care, emergency, evacuation, security and promotion of the firm’s priorities.  Maintaining and upholding the firm’s reputation whilst dealing with all aspects of the role.

     

    To work flexibly in the interests of the service. This may include undertaking other duties provided that these are appropriate to the employee’s background, skills and abilities. Where this occurs there will be consultation with the employee and any necessary personal development will be taken into account.

    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: Legal Departments

    Directorate:

    Team: AMT Lawyers- General

    Address: AMT Lawyers, 26 Wellington Street St Johns, Blackburn, BB1 8AF

    Salary Grade: Apprenticeship wage including bonuses for achieving targets
    Job Term: Permanent/Full-time

    Post Reports to: Head of Private Client Services

    Post Responsible for: Business & Legal Administration

    Main Purpose of the Job: Administration  

    Contact: Please email all applications to careers@amtlawyers.co.uk

    Job activities: Summary of Responsibilities and Key Areas:   

     

    PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

     

    A brilliant opportunity has arisen within our practice within the realms of business and legal administration. As proud holders of the Investors In People accreditation, we seek to offer an apprenticeship to the suited candidate to offer an insightful opportunity into the legal sector.

    We seek general abilities that we believe play a vital role in the performance of administration apprenticeships. We will look for the ideal candidate to be hard working, committed and punctual in all endeavors. It is preferred that you have the ability to be consistent and tenacious in your approach in dealing with a multitude of admin duties within a legal department. A good level of skill and understanding will be required for all Microsoft Office Programs i.e. word, excel etc.

     

    The ideal candidate will have the ability to be trained swiftly. Furthermore, the apprentice should also have the ability to take instructions, be organised and persevere through various administration tasks set by the Paralegals and Solicitors. In regards to progression for this role, the ideal candidate could move into a Paralegal role which will allow them to deal with their own cases within a legal department.

    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.

    Additional duties:

     

    To work positively and inclusively with colleagues and customers so that AMT Lawyers provide a quality service and additionally to deliver services that do not discriminate against people on the ground of their age, sexuality, religion or belief, race, gender or disabilities.

     

    To fulfill personal requirements, where appropriate, with regard to AMT Lawyers policies and procedures, health, safety and welfare, customer care, emergency, evacuation, security and promotion of the firm’s priorities.  Maintaining and upholding the firm’s reputation whilst dealing with all aspects of the role.

     

    To work flexibly in the interests of the service. This may include undertaking other duties provided that these are appropriate to the employee’s background, skills and abilities. Where this occurs there will be consultation with the employee and any necessary personal development will be taken into account.

    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 (RTA) Litigator

    Service Area: Personal Injury- Litigation

    Directorate:

    Team: Personal Injury Department

    Address: AMT Lawyers, 26 Wellington Street St Johns, Blackburn, BB1 8AF

    Salary Grade: £20,000-£25,000 (dependant on experience)- additional bonus packages available
    Job Term: Permanent/Full-time

    Post Reports to: Head of Litigation

    Post Responsible for: RTA Litigation within the Personal Injury Department

    Main Purpose of the Job: RTA Litigator

    Job activities: Summary of Responsibilities and Key Areas:   

    PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

     

    Personal Injury (RTA) Litigator

    The successful candidate will have experience in managing a Personal Injury case load with a high percentage of litigated RTA files. You will receive the files once they drop out of the portal and manage them through the litigation process. Applications are invited from individuals with an in-depth knowledge of PI law and a proven track record in RTA litigation. The role will also involve coaching and training within this sector including procedures, the process and court rules.

     

    Additionally, the successful candidate will have experience in dealing with liability, quantum and costs. In particular, 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.

     

    We understand that some of the criteria above may not be satisfied however the company will still consider an application on other merits such as legal experience within a different sector, adaptability and other applicable skills.

     

    Job role summary

     

    1. To undertake matters which you are competent to conduct having due regard to the policies and procedures defined in the Office Manual relating to your areas of work.

     

    1. Arranging appointments and attending new, current and former clients and dealing with their queries including:
    • Obtaining instructions and advising on course(s) of action, length and cost of case (as appropriate);
    • Assessment of client’s financial means and explanation of private terms and conditions
    • Drafting and/or dictating correspondence to client, court, solicitors counsel and other third-parties, including Statements, Notices, Applications, and other Legal Forms/Documents (especially relevant court forms);
    • Instructing counsel, experts, solicitor advocates or other third-parties, reviewing reports and continued liaison as required;
    • Advising on appropriate course of action;
    • Arranging and attending hearings and conferences as and when required;
    • Obtaining and reviewing evidence and statements;
    • Negotiation on clients behalf and, liaison with opponents etc. to obtain most preferable outcome for clients;
    • Ensuring efficient day-to-day progress of all matters, prioritising work as necessary and keeping the client informed on progress.

     

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

     

     

     

     

    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.

    Additional duties:

     

    To work positively and inclusively with colleagues and customers so that AMT Lawyers provide a quality service and additionally to deliver services that do not discriminate against people on the ground of their age, sexuality, religion or belief, race, gender or disabilities.

     

    To fulfill personal requirements, where appropriate, with regard to AMT Lawyers policies and procedures, health, safety and welfare, customer care, emergency, evacuation, security and promotion of the firm’s priorities.  Maintaining and upholding the firm’s reputation whilst dealing with all aspects of the role.

     

    To work flexibly in the interests of the service. This may include undertaking other duties provided that these are appropriate to the employee’s background, skills and abilities. Where this occurs there will be consultation with the employee and any necessary personal development will be taken into account.

    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

    Directorate:

    Team: Client Care Team

    Address: AMT Lawyers, 26 Wellington Street St Johns, Blackburn, BB1 8AF

    Salary Grade: £17,000-£21,000 (with the addition of a bonus package).
    Job Term: Permanent/Full-time

    Post Reports to: Head of Client Care Services

    Post Responsible for: Sales/Client Care

    Main Purpose of the Job: Sales/Client Care

    Job activities: Summary of Responsibilities and Key Areas:   

     

    PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

     

    A brilliant opportunity has arisen within our Client Care & Sales Department at our Head Office in Blackburn. Candidates with sales experience particularly within tele-sales will be most suited for this role. 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 offers. The ability to persuade and negotiate is fundamental for this task as the role will require the organisation and scheduling of meetings with new and existing clients (B2B). 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.

    NB: We understand sales experience is very broad however we welcome applications from all sectors as training will be given in regards to the legal services the firm offers.

    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.

    Additional duties:

     

    To work positively and inclusively with colleagues and customers so that AMT Lawyers provide a quality service and additionally to deliver services that do not discriminate against people on the ground of their age, sexuality, religion or belief, race, gender or disabilities.

     

    To fulfill personal requirements, where appropriate, with regard to AMT Lawyers policies and procedures, health, safety and welfare, customer care, emergency, evacuation, security and promotion of the firm’s priorities.  Maintaining and upholding the firm’s reputation whilst dealing with all aspects of the role.

     

    To work flexibly in the interests of the service. This may include undertaking other duties provided that these are appropriate to the employee’s background, skills and abilities. Where this occurs, there will be consultation with the employee and any necessary personal development will be considered.

    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

  • Conveyancing Solicitor/Qualified Licensed Conveyancer (3+ Years PQE)

    Service Area: Residential Property

    Directorate:

    Team: Residential Property Department

    Address: AMT Lawyers, 26 Wellington Street St Johns, Blackburn, BB1 8AF

    Salary Grade: Competitive market rate (negotiable and dependant on experience)

    Job Term: Permanent/Full-time

    Post Reports to: Head of Private Client Services

    Post Responsible for: Conveyancing within the Residential Property Department

    Main Purpose of the Job: Conveyancing

    Job activities: Summary of Responsibilities and Key Areas:   

     

    PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Conveyancing Solicitor
    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 seeking a Conveyancing Solicitor (3 years PQE Minimum) to join our growing team. The candidate will manage
    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 Solicitors 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. However, if the candidate already
    possesses experience within this area and re-training is not needed, the candidate will be responsible for managing a full
    caseload. In addition to the Residential Conveyancing Caseload, the candidate will also be expected to take part in
    Business Development duties such as meeting with new and existing sources of work.
    We pride 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 Head of Property and Commercial Services who will review your performance each month on a one-toone 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 caliber.

    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.
    2. Responsibility and accountability
      • Responsible for the receipt and acknowledgment of queries with appropriate tracking and response
      • Responsible for prioritising work
      • Responsible for supporting others.
    3. 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.
    4. 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.
    5. 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
    6. 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.
    7. 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.

    Additional duties:

    To work positively and inclusively with colleagues and customers so that AMT Lawyers provide a quality service
    and additionally to deliver services that do not discriminate against people on the ground of their age, sexuality,
    religion or belief, race, gender or disabilities.
    To fulfill personal requirements, where appropriate, with regard to AMT Lawyers policies and procedures,
    health, safety and welfare, customer care, emergency, evacuation, security and promotion of the firm’s
    priorities. Maintaining and upholding the firm’s reputation whilst dealing with all aspects of the role.
    To work flexibly in the interests of the service. This may include undertaking other duties provided that these
    are appropriate to the employee’s background, skills and abilities. Where this occurs there will be consultation
    with the employee and any necessary personal development will be taken into account.

    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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