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    • Conveyancing Fee Earner Barnsley

      We are currently looking to recruit a full time residential conveyancing fee earner to join our Barnsley office.

      You will provide good quality legal advice to clients who are seeking assistance across a broad range of conveyancing issues.

      Applicants must have an excellent knowledge of conveyancing law, as well as experience of handling their own caseload.

      Own client following would be desirable.

      Further information can be found in the attached job description and person specification below.

      Howells offer a wide range of benefits including:

      – Generous holiday entitlement (30 days fee earners/managers and 23 days increasing by 1 day each year up to 28 days support staff)

      – 3 discretionary days Christmas to New Year

      – 8 bank holidays

      – Flexi time scheme, with the ability to take up to 4 flex days each year

      – Contributory pension scheme

      – Group Life Assurance (death in service) – after 2 years

      – STAR (Special Thanks and Recognition) award

      – Training and development opportunities

      – Social fund

      – Contractual Sick Pay Entitlement

      – Contractual Maternity Pay Entitlement

      – Recruitment Bonus Payments

      – Voluntary benefits e.g. Westfield Health scheme, cycle to work scheme, staff savings scheme

      If you have any questions regarding this vacancy please contact Claire Bond, HR Officer  on (0114) 249 6763 or email HR@howellsllp.com

      Please send all completed applications to HR@howellsllp.com with the position applied for in the subject line

      Closing date for this vacancy is Friday 29th March 2024 @ 4.00pm.

      • Posted 1 week ago
    • Dispute Resolution Solicitor

      Due to continued expansion of the team, we have a vacancy for a dispute resolution solicitor  to join our litigation team, based in our  Sheffield office. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is looking to relocate or move back to the South Yorkshire area.

      Full and part time applicants will be considered.

      This role provides an opportunity to become involved in a broad spectrum of work and we wish to recruit someone with experience of contentious probate, property disputes, contract disputes and professional negligence.

      This is a highly client facing role where the successful applicant will be able to develop their own chosen areas of specialism whilst working on a growing and varied caseload.

      The successful applicant will also take an active role in the marketing of the department.

      Company Description

      Howells Solicitors is a well-respected law firm located in Sheffield, Rotherham, and Barnsley, providing expert legal services for individuals, families, and businesses. Our focus is on providing personal legal services and offer a wide range of services including family law, wills and probate, criminal defence, civil liberties, civil litigation and housing.

      Howells offer a wide range of benefits including:

      – Generous holiday entitlement (30 days fee earners/managers and 23 days increasing by 1 day each year up to 28 days support staff)

      – 3 discretionary days Christmas to New Year

      – 8 bank holidays

      – Flexi time scheme, with the ability to take up to 4 flex days each year

      – Contributory pension scheme

      – Group Life Assurance (death in service) – after 2 years

      – STAR (Special Thanks and Recognition) award

      – Training and development opportunities

      – Social fund

      – Contractual Sick Pay Entitlement

      – Contractual Maternity Pay Entitlement

      – Recruitment Bonus Payments

      – Voluntary benefits e.g. Westfield Health scheme, cycle to work scheme, staff savings scheme

      If you have any questions regarding this vacancy please contact Claire Bond, HR Officer  on (0114) 249 6763 or email HR@howellsllp.com

      Please send all completed applications to HR@howellsllp.com with the position applied for in the subject line

      • Posted 1 month ago
    • Contentious Probate Fee Earner

      An exciting opportunity has arisen to work within the busy and successful Wills Trust and Probate Team at Howells. We are currently recruiting a contentious probate fee earner to work in this hardworking team, across the three South Yorkshire offices (Sheffield, Rotherham and Barnsley), providing good quality legal advice to clients seeking assistance with a wide variety of wills trust and probate issues.

      This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is looking to relocate or move back to the South Yorkshire area.

      The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of this area of law, be highly motivated, hardworking and driven to achieve.

      Ideally he or she will be a STEP member.

      As part of your role, you will be responsible for:

      Case Management: Handle a caseload of regular, complex and high-value disputes, involving inheritance and/or wills, trusts and probate disputes.

      Client Consultation: Provide expert legal advice and guidance to clients, understanding their individual circumstances and tailoring your approach to their specific needs.

      Legal Research: Conduct in-depth legal research to ensure a strong understanding of relevant case law, statutes, regulations, and legal precedents applicable to each case.

      Drafting Documents: Prepare and draft legal documents, including pleadings, contracts, settlement agreements, and correspondence, ensuring accuracy, clarity, and compliance with legal standards.

      Negotiation: Negotiate settlements and resolutions to disputes, striving to achieve favourable outcomes for clients while minimising the risks and costs associated with prolonged litigation.

      Client Relationship Management: Maintain open and effective communication with clients, keeping them informed about case developments, progress, and potential strategies.

      Company Description

      Howells Solicitors is a well-respected law firm located in Sheffield, Rotherham, and Barnsley, providing expert legal services for individuals, families, and businesses. Our focus is on providing personal legal services and offer a wide range of services including family law, wills and probate, criminal defence, civil liberties, civil litigation and housing.

      Howells offer a wide range of benefits including:

      – Generous holiday entitlement (30 days fee earners/managers and 23 days increasing by 1 day each year up to 28 days support staff)

      – 3 discretionary days Christmas to New Year

      – 8 bank holidays

      – Flexi time scheme, with the ability to take up to 4 flex days each year

      – Contributory pension scheme

      – Group Life Assurance (death in service) – after 2 years

      – STAR (Special Thanks and Recognition) award

      – Training and development opportunities

      – Social fund

      – Contractual Sick Pay Entitlement

      – Contractual Maternity Pay Entitlement

      – Recruitment Bonus Payments

      – Voluntary benefits e.g. Westfield Health scheme, cycle to work scheme, staff savings scheme

      If you have any questions regarding this vacancy please contact Claire Bond, HR Officer on (0114) 249 6763 or email HR@howellsllp.com

      Please send all completed applications to HR@howellsllp.com with the position applied for in the subject line

      • Posted 1 month ago
    • Litigation Specialist – Claims Against Public Authorities

      We have a vacancy for a civil litigator (full and part time applicants considered) to join our civil actions and public law team, based in the Sheffield office. Whilst a qualified solicitor is preferred we will consider all applicants with relevant experience.

      We wish to recruit someone with experience of pursuing police complaints, claims against public authorities, inquests and judicial review.

      Applicants should be familiar with assessing clients for Legal Help and completing CCMS applications as well as CFAs, ATE and private client work. Experience of undertaking file reviews and supervision in line with the CAPA supervisor standard would be an advantage.

      Howells offer a wide range of benefits including:

      – Generous holiday entitlement (30 days fee earners/managers and 23 days increasing by 1 day each year up to 28 days support staff)

      – 3 discretionary days Christmas to New Year

      – 8 bank holidays

      – Flexi time scheme, with the ability to take up to 4 flex days each year

      – Contributory pension scheme

      – Group Life Assurance (death in service) – after 2 years

      – STAR (Special Thanks and Recognition) award

      – Training and development opportunities

      – Social fund

      – Contractual Sick Pay Entitlement

      – Contractual Maternity Pay Entitlement

      – Recruitment Bonus Payments

      – Voluntary benefits e.g. Westfield Health scheme, cycle to work scheme, staff savings scheme

      If you have any questions regarding this vacancy please contact Claire Bond, HR Officer  on (0114) 249 6763 or email HR@howellsllp.com

      Please send all completed applications to HR@howellsllp.com with the position applied for in the subject line

      • Posted 1 month ago
    • Criminal Solicitor

      We are currently looking for committed and experienced Criminal Solicitors to join our busy Criminal Department based at our offices in Sheffield, Rotherham and Barnsley.

      Howells is consistently ranked among the top Criminal teams in the region, in the Legal 500 and in the Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession.

      Candidates will demonstrate a good knowledge of criminal defence law and practice, and will be members of the Criminal Law Accreditation Scheme. They will have experience of representing clients at the police station on a wide range of offences, and of conducting their own advocacy in the Magistrates’ Court. Higher Rights qualification and experience in the Crown Court would be an advantage.

      We will also consider applications from newly qualified solicitors or those wishing to re-train in Criminal Law.

      Howells offer a wide range of benefits including:

      – Generous holiday entitlement (30 days fee earners/managers and 23 days increasing by 1 day each year up to 28 days support staff)

      – 3 discretionary days Christmas to New Year

      – 8 bank holidays

      – Flexi time scheme, with the ability to take up to 4 flex days each year

      – Contributory pension scheme

      – Group Life Assurance (death in service) – after 2 years

      – STAR (Special Thanks and Recognition) award

      – Training and development opportunities

      – Social fund

      – Contractual Sick Pay Entitlement

      – Contractual Maternity Pay Entitlement

      – Recruitment Bonus Payments

      – Voluntary benefits e.g. Westfield Health scheme, cycle to work scheme, staff savings scheme

      If you have any questions regarding this vacancy please contact Claire Bond, HR Officer on (0114) 2496763 or email: hr@howellsllp.com

      The closing date for this vacancy is 31st January 2024

      Download Application (Word Document)

      Download Application (PDF)

      Please send all completed applications to HR@howellsllp.com with the position applied for in the subject line.

      • Posted 1 month ago
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