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Recognising Excellence

We are very much aware that our staff are vital to the success of our business. Our state of the art offices in the Sutton Harbour area of Plymouth’s City Centre provides a modern, efficient and fun working environment.

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Grow your career with a commercially minded and progressive team Grow your career with a commercially minded and progressive team

Grow your career with a commercially minded and progressive team

We strive to employ talented, commercially minded people who are committed to our vision of how clients should be treated and how quality legal services should be delivered. We want staff to have a “work hard play hard” approach to life and we want them to take responsibility and challenge themselves to reach their full potential. We pride ourselves on the levels of training we provide for our staff and the fact that we support anyone who wishes to train to achieve higher qualifications.

We adopt the approach that “we are all in this together” and that we all have a responsibility to work hard together as a team to achieve the goals of the business.

Grow your career with a commercially minded and progressive team

Current Vacancies

Property

Legal Assistant/Paralegal – Residential Conveyancing Team

Legal assistant/Paralegal required for our busy conveyancing team.

The successful candidate would be expected to assist fee earners with the day to day running of conveyancing files from start to finish.

The successful candidate must have excellent interpersonal skills and attention to detail.

The successful candidate must be able to work as part of a small team with a ‘can do’ attitude and a commitment to the delivery of an excellent quality of service to our Clients.

This is not a training post, so previous experience is essential.

Salary commensurate on experience and available on application.

Please email a CV to Joe Cunningham on jmc@wysolicitors.co.uk

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Business services

Legal Assistant/Paralegal – Commercial Property/Business Services Department

Legal Assistant/Paralegal – Commercial Property/Business Services Department

We have an opportunity for a legal assistant or paralegal in our Business Services Team. You will be working with the Partner and Associate who specialise in commercial property and assisting them with their busy caseload including general admin duties.
The Candidate
1. You will have knowledge of and preferably experience in dealing with commercial property.
2. You will have excellent IT skills.
3. You will be team player.
4. You will be focussed on providing exceptional service and advice to clients.
5. You will manage your files so that they are compliant with LEXCEL.
6. You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

General Duties
1. Dealing with all pre-completion and post-completion formalities.
2. Opening files and dealing with client ID.
3. Preparing invoices.
4. Preparing payment requests.
5. Preparing drafts of Contracts and Transfers.
6. Producing CPSE documents.
7. Liaising with clients via email and telephone.
8. File closing.
9. General administration duties, ie, scanning, copying etc.

Remuneration
Competitive and dependent upon experience.
Hours
This is a permanent position.
The Firm
We are a long established Plymouth firm with a strong reputation of dealing with private and commercial clients. We are a progressive, modern and client focussed practice with plans and ambitions to grow our specialist sectors.
Contact
Please contact Krista Doidge (kd@wysolicitors.co.uk) with your CV.

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Family law

Child Care Lawyer

We have a great opportunity for a child care specialist, either CILEX or Solicitor. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is ambitious to drive their career forward.  You will be working with a team to assist you. You will be taking on a busy caseload of care files.

The Candidate

  • You will either have detailed knowledge of the relevant law and case law, or be developing that knowledge.
  • You will be a Child Panel member or intend to work towards this qualification.
  • You will have excellent IT skills.
  • You will be team player.
  • You will be focused on providing exceptional service and advice to your clients.
  • Knowledge of the legal aid rules and regulations would be helpful.
  • You will manage your files so that they are compliant with LEXCEL and legal aid agency regulations.
  • You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • We operate a cloud based case management system to support homeworking.

Remuneration

Very competitive salary and dependent upon experience.

Hours

This is a permanent position.

The Firm

We are a long established Plymouth firm with a strong reputation of dealing with private clients through our family, crime, conveyancing and wills, probate and trusts teams. We are a progressive, modern and client focused practice with plans and ambitions to grow our specialist sectors.

We have modern air conditioned offices just a short distance from the vibrant marina at Sutton Harbour, the historic Barbican and the beautiful views from Plymouth Hoe.

The beaches, sea, moorland, cliffs and coasts of Devon and Cornwall provide immense opportunities for an excellent work life balance for you and your family, as well as high quality work.

Please contact William Giles with your CV – 01752 827900 –sr@wysolicitors.co.uk

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