Careers

If you are interested in a career in Law and would like to join our team, please send your CV to info@bjcs.co.uk, or use the CV Upload button below.

We guarantee that a Director of the company will review all speculative applications that we receive, whether that is for apprentices, admin roles, paralegals, trainee solicitors or qualified lawyers.   

Date: 21 February 2020 Dispute Resolution Lawyer

An opportunity has arisen for a hardworking and ambitious Dispute Resolution Lawyer to join our friendly, niche commercial practice. This is a full-time role for a fee earner to manage a flourishing dispute resolution caseload with both pre-action and litigated matters (although we are happy to be flexible where possible). The role requires working from our office in Derby City Centre, with the possibility of occasional home working.

Day to day, you will be required to advise clients on a range of disputes, including but not limited to, commercial landlord tenant, shareholder, director and consumer disputes. You will be advising both lay individual clients, SMEs to corporate organisations, including breaches stemming from employment contracts, tenancy agreements, shareholder agreements and construction contracts.

You will be expected to work towards a departmental target with the potential to provide training to junior members of the staff.

Person specification

  • You will be a qualified Solicitor or FCilex Legal Executive (NQ – 4 PQE)
  • Able to handle a mixed caseload with limited supervision relating to various disputes
  • Previous experience of litigation essential, whereas experience in dispute resolution desirable
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong IT skills
  • Well organised and responsible
  • Able to problem solve as part of a team and individually
  • Willingness to partake in marketing events
  • Commercial awareness in decision making

Benefits

  • Competitive salary, dependant on experience
  • Private healthcare
  • Parking
  • Flexibility
  • Excellent career prospects

 

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Date: 21 February 2020 Commercial Property Lawyer

An opportunity has arisen for a hardworking and ambitious Commercial Property Lawyer to join our friendly, niche commercial law practice in Derby City Centre. This is a full-time role for a fee earner to manage a flourishing caseload, with the possibility of flexible or occasional home working.

You will be required to undertake a broad base of work including acquisitions and leases. The successful applicant must be able to handle a full caseload with minimal supervision.

You will be expected to work towards a departmental target and provide training to junior members of staff.

Person specification

  • You will be a qualified Solicitor or FCilex Legal Executive
  • Able to handle a mixed workload with limited supervision
  • Previous experience of commercial property work is essential
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong IT skills
  • Well organised and responsible
  • Able to problem solve as part of a team and individually
  • Willingness to partake in marketing events
  • Commercial awareness

Benefits

  • Competitive salary, dependant on experience
  • Private healthcare
  • Parking
  • Flexibility
  • Excellent career prospects

Click the button below to upload your CV and covering letter (PDF or Word format)