LDJ Solicitors

Careers

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We pride ourselves on providing the best possible legal service to our clients and the way we achieve this is through our people.

We have been established for over 100 years and the reason for our longevity is due to our workforce. We believe a happy workforce is a productive workforce and therefore we go that extra mile to ensure that when you work at LDJ you are not just a number, you are part of a family, the LDJ Family.

We do this by treating you with respect, trust and ongoing support throughout your time with us. We provide you with the resources you need not only to fulfil your role but more importantly for you to have a healthy work/life balance.

We regualrly look at new ways to reward our people and therefore you can be assured that your hard work, commitment and loyalty will not go unnoticed at LDJ.

At present, we are able to offer our employees a competitive salary, a professional and friendly working environment, along with the following depending on the role and eligibility:

  • 23 days holiday plus bank holidays and up to 5 extra days for length of service*;
  • A free day off to celebrate a birthday milestone;
  • Free onsite parking;
  • Fee earner bonus;
  • Attendance bonus scheme*;
  • Discounted legal fees for you and your immediate family;
  • Payment of professional fees and subscriptions;
  • Pension scheme.

(*= pro rata for part time workers)

Due to our broad spectrum of work and depth of specialist expertise, we are in a position to offer excellent career opportunities in a wide variety of legal disciplines.

We are always on the lookout for talented people to join us and therefore even if there isn't a vacancy listed, please feel free to contact us by email as we might have the perfect opportunity for you on the horizon.

If you are interested in joining us, please send your CV together with a covering letter to Craig Everitt, Practice Manager, at craig.everitt@ldjsolicitors.co.uk

Current Vacancies

Legal Secretary - Family Dept

We are looking to recruit an experienced Legal Secretary to provide maternity leave cover in our Family Law Team.

The ideal candidate will have experience working in a busy Family Department with knowledge of all secretarial work associated with this area of law. Excellent organisation and communications skills, both verbal and written are essential. Experience of using a case management system and the Legal Aid CCMS system is desirable.

This is a full time position working 36.25 hours per week, Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.15pm with an hour for lunch on a 9 month fixed term contract based at our Nuneaton office to commence in February 2021. Salary to be discussed at interview and will be dependent on experience.


Private Client Fee Earner

We are looking to recruit a Private Client Solicitor with a minimum of 3 years’ experience or an experienced Legal Executive to join our Private Client team at our head office in Nuneaton.

The ideal candidate must possess sound technical expertise across all aspects of Wills, Probate, Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection (deputyship primarily). Expertise in the areas of taxation and trusts would be advantageous but not essential and the successful candidate must be confident working independently with minimal supervision.

In this role, the successful candidate will be supported by other senior lawyers and experienced support staff members. The position will enable the successful candidate to further their career within an established team whilst assisting with the growth of the department. 

This is a full time position working 36.25 hours per week - Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.15pm.


Residential Conveyancer

We are looking to recruit a Residential Conveyancer with a minimum of 3 years’ experience to join our property team at our head office in Nuneaton.

The ideal candidate must possess sound technical expertise across all aspects of residential conveyancing, including both freehold and leasehold matters, and be confident working independently with minimal supervision.  The firm prides itself on its client care and therefore excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment to tight deadlines is essential.

This is a full-time position working 36.25 hours per week - Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.15pm (1 hour for lunch).


Senior Childcare Solicitor

We are looking to recruit a Senior Childcare Solicitor with a minimum of 5 years PQE to join our expanding family law team.

The ideal candidate must possess sound technical expertise across all aspects of publicly funded care work and be confident working independently with minimal supervision.

They must meet the Family Law Legal Aid Supervisor Standard and be Children Panel accredited (or be willing to work towards achieving the same). Excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment to tight deadlines is essential as well as having the ability to develop the existing caseload via strong referral connections.

In this role, you will be the lead care lawyer within the team supported by an experienced care secretary. The position will enable the successful candidate to play a pivotal role in the growth and development of the care department within the firm. 

This is a full-time position working 36.25 hours per week - Monday to Friday.