Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Salary: £20k - £30k, depending on experience.
13 Feb 2018
13 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

CV Deadline & Shortlist of Candidates Announced:  9 March 2018

Start Date:   TBC

Reporting to: Supervising Partner

Hours of Work: Full-time; Monday–Friday (inclusive) from 9.00am–5.00pm with an hour for lunch

Benefits: Workplace Pension Scheme, childcare vouchers, 20 days holiday plus bank holidays, plus 4 extra days over Christmas when the offices close.

Salary Guide: £20k - £30k, negotiable depending on experience

Should you wish to be considered for this role, please send your CV and covering letter no later than 9 March 2018 to: Rebecca Truscott, Hopkins Solicitors LLP, Eden Court, Crow Hill Drive, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire NG19 7AE  or by email:  

Hopkins Solicitors LLP is one of the leading North Nottinghamshire firms of solicitors employing 73 employees across four offices, 2 in Mansfield, 1 in Sutton in Ashfield and 1 in Nottingham.

We are currently looking to recruit a Solicitor for our Commercial Department in Nottingham.  The ideal candidate would also have a background in Employment Law.

The successful candidate must have experience in running their own caseload and have the experience and desire to help develop and expand the department.  A background in Employment Law is desired.

The ideal candidate for this role must have the following:

  • NQ or up to 2 years PQE
  • Experience in Commercial and Employment Law
  • a strong desire to learn
  • enthusiastic and ambitious
  • hardworking
  • organised
  • adaptable and accommodating
  • a smart and tidy appearance
  • excellent attention to detail
  • IT competent
  • Excellent timekeeping and attendance

About Hopkins

We are a full service law firm and the successful candidate will be able to bring experience and ideas and promote and build the department.

The firm is IIP accredited and is one of only 55 companies worldwide to be working with IIP on the pilot for their sixth generation accreditation scheme. It therefore values training.

Hopkins’ culture is one which combines hard work and professionalism with a friendly and supportive working environment. The successful candidate will have strong inter-personal skills, being able to communicate effectively with colleagues and most importantly with the firm’s clients.

We are a local firm of Solicitors, we are not another faceless organisation. We pride ourselves in providing a personal face to face service. We know that building strong relationships with our clients, leads to repeat business so we strive to provide the best customer experience.

We are proud that the quality of our service has been recognised by the Law Society with the prestigious LEXCEL standard. This is only given to solicitors’ firms that meet the highest standards of management and customer care.

The work we do is carried out by solicitors or legal assistants, we don’t employ administrative staff to do the work of legal professionals.

Hopkins Solicitors LLP is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. A copy of the Equality and Diversity Policy is available upon request.

The personal approach we take to provide legal advice is one of the reasons our clients continue to use our services time and time again, and why they are happy to recommend Hopkins to others. Our specialist teams focus on making our services as flexible, straightforward and cost effective as possible.

Personal Services The firm deals with the following personal services:

  • Conveyancing
  • Personal Injury
  • Employee Advice
  • Family Law
  • Housing issues
  • Litigation and Disputes
  • Mediation
  • Wills and Probate

Business Services The firm deals with the following business services: 

  • Business Sales
  • Business Support
  • Commercial Disputes         
  • Commercial Property
  • Debt Recovery
  • Employment Law
  • Succession Planning
  • Online Legal Services