Careers

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We are always looking for talented individuals to join our expanding team and are happy to receive speculative applications to join the firm. Please forward any such applications to our HR Manager Chris Mullaney along with a copy of your CV careers

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Current Vacancies

The Firm

We are a dynamic multi-office practice which provides a comprehensive range of legal services to clients across the North West and UK.

Recognising that employees are our greatest asset, we invest in training and development programmes and provide a working environment, which is both supportive and challenging. Blending traditional values of personal and

cost-effective advice with a modern and fresh approach we have achieved numerous accreditations and awards. Enjoying continual success and growth we are highly regarded within the legal market

Key Objectives

  • To assist Conveyancers in the management of caseload by actioning legal procedures as directed by the Conveancer.
  • To assist Conveyancers in the management of caseload by dealing with file related queries either face to face or by telephone.
  • To assist Conveyancers in the processing of matters on a timely and cost effective basis.
  • To support Conveyancers in the maintenance of files by effective file management.
  • To ensure that clients are dealt with efficiently and politely and that appropriate legal matters are raised with the Conveyancer.
  • To attend to clients, taking instructions, and conducting letter and telephone enquiries as necessary
  • To use the correct practice procedures and systems in order to manage cases effectively and in accordance with the firm’s standards and legal requirements.
  • To improve and enhance the firm’s client base by effective liaison with existing clients and contacts
  • To maximise the firm’s potential to cross–sell services by identifying appropriate opportunities.
  • To manage own work allocation, productivity and quality of work with minimum supervision.
  • To comply with all Watson Ramsbottom policies and procedures
  • To ensure our clients received the best possible service at all times
  • To ensure our introducers of business receive the best possible service at all times.

Person Specification

Essential Personal Attributes

  • Reliable and diligent, with good attention to detail.Self-motivation to work independently and as part of a team with a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • A positive approach to working in a busy environment

Desirable Skills & Qualifications

Some experience of the conveyancing process.

A good level of education.

Competent typing ability.

Good IT Skills with working knowledge of all MS applications especially Word.

Have excellent organisational and communication skills.

To apply, please send a current CV and covering letter to chris.mullaney@watsonramsbottom.com or to:

The HR Manager, Watson Ramsbottom Limited, 25-29 Victoria Street, Blackburn BB1 6DN

Working for us…

We were delighted as part of Watson Ramsbottom to be included in The Sunday Times’ Best Places to Work 2023. This is the definitive list of the UK’s top-rated places to work, determined by anonymous feedback from the people who work there.

If you join Carters Solicitors, you know you are becoming part of an organisation whose people are happy, engaged and proud to be a part of.

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In 2021 & 2022 – Lexcel reported back to us following their annual review. The feedback provided independent and clear feedback as to how those working for Carters and Watson Ramsbottom view their working lives. We’ve included some of what they had to say.

Our Offices...

Carters Solicitors has been around a long time. Our office on Ropergate in Pontefract has been our home for over 100 years. 

In March 2024 we opened a second Carters office in Delph, just over the Pennines in Greater Manchester. 

pontefract delph

Now as part of Watson Ramsbottom, we also have ten further offices located throughout the UK. Click on the office below for further information, including contact details: 

Accrington blackburn barnoldswick bristol carlisle chorley clitheroe darwen great harwood Lytham