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Commercial Property Lawyer (This position is no longer available)

Commercial Property Lawyer

Salary  dependent on experience PQE 1-3 years

Permanent

Full time

Location : Huddersfield/Leeds

Ridley & Hall are an award-winning firm of solicitors, based in Yorkshire, with a national profile. Passionate about making a difference to peoples’ lives by being innovative and forward thinking. Caring about helping their clients to solve their legal problems. Avoiding complicated legal jargon and clear about the cost involved of any advice that is given.

The Job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and motivated commercial property lawyer to join a long established, forward thinking firm at a time of exciting expansion. The successful candidate will have a varied workload with one of the key objectives being to assist the development and growth of the current function. The commercial property department handles a diverse caseload of commercial property matters including

  • Sale and purchase of freehold retail and industrial units
  • Landlord and Tenant
  • Site assembly
  • Residential development
  • Sale and purchase of small businesses

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Day to day handling of commercial property
  • Conduct of matters on behalf of clients
  • Supporting the team leader
  • Participation in marketing activities
  • Financial control

The Person

  • Good written and verbal communication to deal with a broad range of clients and the willingness to provide the highest standard of client care.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and marketing skills with the ability to develop contacts for the firm.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet the deadlines
  • Good decision making skills
  • Self-starter and motivator
  • Attention to detail
  • Shows gravitas and has the potential to grow further

Agency submissions not required. Previous candidates need not reapply.

Closing date 14th April 2018.

Community Care Court of Protection Solicitor (This position is no longer available)

Community Care Court of Protection Solicitor

1 Year+PQE

Salary dependent on experience

Permanent Full time or Part Time

Location: Huddersfield

 Ridley & Hall are an award-winning firm of solicitors, based in Yorkshire, with a national profile; Passionate about making a difference to peoples’ lives by being innovative and forward thinking. Caring about helping their clients to solve their legal problems. Avoiding complicated legal jargon and clear about the cost involved of any advice that is given.

 The Job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic motivated and experienced lawyer to join this long established, forward thinking firm. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a wide variety of experience in the following areas:

  • Advising on community care assessments – either a failure to assess and the ability to review or dispute assessments
  • Judicial Review
  • Care Act services
  • NHS Continuing Healthcare / health service provision and its’ interface with social care
  • Eligibility for legal aid and a working knowledge of CCMS
  • Mental Capacity Act and Court of Protection
  • Deprivation of liberty challenges

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Day to day handling of a wide variety of cases
  • Experience of running your own case load and being able to pick up cases part way through
  • Conduct of matters on behalf of clients
  • Work as part of the team
  • Supervision of others within your team
  • A commitment to the development of the business and marketing activities

 The Person

  • Demonstrate a high level of knowledge and excellent client care skills
  • Experience of Legal Aid Supervision, Services for Children, Carers Rights and Needs.
  • Proficient in Charging for services or knowledge of the eligibility criteria for public services.
  • Good written and verbal communication to deal with a broad range of clients and the willingness to provide the highest standard of client care.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and marketing skills with the ability to develop contacts for the firm.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet the deadlines
  • Strong decision making skills
  • Self-starter, motivator and meticulous

To apply for this exciting opportunity send your CV and a covering letter to the Practice Manager Tracey Armitage.

Closing date 14th April 2018.

No agency approaches required.

Experienced Community Care Court of Protection Solicitor (This position is no longer available)

Experienced Community Care Court of Protection Solicitor

Minimum 3 years PQE

Salary dependent on experience

Permanent Full time

Location: Huddersfield

Closing date: 30th  of November 2017

Ridley & Hall are an award-winning firm of solicitors, based in Yorkshire, with a national profile; Passionate about making a difference to peoples’ lives by being innovative and forward thinking. Caring about helping their clients to solve their legal problems. Avoiding complicated legal jargon and clear about the cost involved of any advice that is given.

 The Job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic motivated and experienced lawyer to join this long established, forward thinking firm. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a wide variety of experience in the following areas:

  • Advising on community care assessments – either a failure to assess and the ability to review or dispute assessments
  • Judicial Review
  • Care Act services
  • NHS Continuing Healthcare / health service provision and its’ interface with social care
  • Eligibility for legal aid and a working knowledge of CCMS
  • Mental Capacity Act and Court of Protection
  • Deprivation of liberty challenges

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Day to day handling of a wide variety of cases
  • Experience of running your own case load and being able to pick up cases part way through
  • Conduct of matters on behalf of clients
  • Work as part of the team
  • Supervision of others within your team
  • A commitment to the development of the business and marketing activities

 The Person

  • Demonstrate a high level of knowledge and excellent client care skills
  • Experience of Legal Aid Supervision, Services for Children, Carers Rights and Needs.
  • Proficient in Charging for services or knowledge of the eligibility criteria for public services.
  • Good written and verbal communication to deal with a broad range of clients and the willingness to provide the highest standard of client care.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and marketing skills with the ability to develop contacts for the firm.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet the deadlines
  • Strong decision making skills
  • Self-starter, motivator and meticulous

To apply for this exciting opportunity send your CV and a covering letter to the Practice Manager Tracey Armitage.

No agencies calls or emails please.

Family Law - Newly Qualified Solicitor, Paralegal, Legal Executive (This position is no longer available)

Salary dependent on experience

Permanent Full time

Location: Huddersfield 

Ridley & Hall are an award-winning firm of solicitors, based in Yorkshire, with a national profile. Passionate about making a difference to peoples’ lives by being innovative and forward thinking. Caring about helping their clients to solve their legal problems. Avoiding complicated legal jargon and clear about the cost involved of any advice that is given. 

The Job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic ambitious person to join this long established, forward thinking firm.

The role is open to all levels of legal advisor and would appeal to someone either starting out as a paralegal up to a newly qualified wishing to work within a local and nationally recognised team.

The successful candidate will be working in an expanding family team assisting the team leader and managing their own case files under supervision.  The candidate will be specialising in private family work, and will be dealing with non-molestation applications, Children Act proceedings, divorce proceedings and assisting with financial cases.  They need to be a team player, but driven and motivated to do well.  A good sense of humour is vital, as is the ability to take instruction and learn quickly.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Day to day handling of a wide variety of cases
  • Experience of running your own case load under supervision and being able to pick up cases part way through
  • Attending Court on directions hearings
  • Taking instructions from clients
  • Drafting documents and letters
  • Conduct of matters on behalf of clients
  • Work as part of the team
  • A commitment to the development of the business and marketing activities

The Person 

  • Proficient in charging for services and knowledge of the eligibility criteria for legal aid.
  • Must demonstrate excellent client care skills – empathy to clients in a difficult situation is vital
  • Good written and verbal communication to deal with a broad range of clients and the willingness to provide the highest standard of client care.
  • Willingness to learn and improve
  • A passion for family law
  • Confident telephone manner
  • Outstanding interpersonal and marketing skills with the ability to develop contacts for the firm.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet the deadlines
  • Strong decision making skills
  • Self-starter, motivator and meticulous

To apply for this exciting opportunity send your CV and a covering letter to the Practice Manager Tracey Armitage.

Closing date 9th March 2018