Careers at Levi Solicitors LLP

Recruiting, developing and retaining the right people is of paramount importance to the continued success of Levi Solicitors LLP.

We look for talented, personable and enthusiastic people who want to work hard and contribute to the future development of the firm.

Levi Solicitors LLP values the contributions of all our legal and support staff and recognises their achievements. We invest in our employees, nurture talent and develop careers. Our people are our business.

We strive to find people with the right personality to fit the team. Team building and communication between teams is key to staff morale and driving our business forward. We encourage our teams to meet on an informal basis and hold drinks parties to get to one another socially.

Our current opportunities can be found below. However, we always welcome speculative applications from lawyers and support staff at all levels. If you would like to be considered for future vacancies, please send your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@levisolicitors.co.uk.

Commercial Litigation / Professional Negligence (Claimant) Solicitor

We are recruiting to strengthen our team of professional negligence lawyers. Having over 50 years’ experience advising businesses and individuals on their professional negligence claims we offer a tailored response and will work closely with you to achieve the results you deserve.

We are now looking for an experienced Commercial Litigator with at least 5+ years PQE to join our busy team. Working from our offices in Leeds city centre you will be required to deal with a variety of Litigation and Professional Negligence matters from the initial advice and instruction to the preparation and outcome of the claim.

The key tasks will include:

  • Seeing clients, taking instructions and offering advice
  • Preparing and dealing with cases from inception to conclusion taking full responsibility for those matters allocated to you
  • Ensuring records are correctly detailed on the case management system and your files are maintained in a neat and orderly fashion
  • Maintaining accurate daily time records of your work and ensuring the accurate billing of matters you have handled
  • To be familiar with the current rules relating to professional conduct
  • Assisting the senior members of the team when required

If you are an effective communicator with excellent attention to detail and a strong commercial awareness of current developments, then this role may be for you. Being a strong team player and highly organised you will need to be able to work under pressure to manage your own caseloads and support the team.

This is a full-time role for which the hours are working Monday to Friday from 9.00am to 5.30pm with one hour for lunch. The role is office based and we adhere to all policies related to Covid-19 to ensure the well-being of our employees.

Benefits include:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • 23 days’ holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Dress down Fridays
  • Perkbox subscription

The salary for the role will be circa the market value depending on experience.

To apply for the role. Please forward your CV to recruitment@levisolictors.co.uk.

Clinical Negligence Solicitor

We are looking for a Clinical Negligence Solicitor with 5 Years+ PQE, to work at our Leeds office dealing. We are also looking for someone with good marketing/networking skills in order to help develop the department.

Key tasks:

  • To see clients, take instructions and advise
  • To prepare and deal with cases from inception to conclusion including full responsibility for those matters allocated to you
  • To maintain your files in a neat and orderly fashion and to conclude the billing of matters which you have handled
  • To maintain an accurate daily time record of your work to ensure the accurate billing of matters you are involved in
  • To be familiar with all rules relating to the professional conduct of solicitors
  • To assist in the administration of the department, including some supervision of other staff members.

Benefits include: Bonus scheme, pension scheme, private medical insurance, 23 days’ holiday

Salary: Market rate

Please send CVs to recruitment@levisolicitors.co.uk

STRICTLY NO AGENCIES – we reserve the right to contact any candidates direct where agencies have not been instructed to assist with recruitment.

Costs Lawyer

We are recruiting for a Junior to mid-level costs lawyer to join our busy team at our offices in Leeds City centre. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to develop their career in costs. The role will be varied and involve handling a costs caseload which may include work from our Commercial litigation, clinical negligence and personal injury teams. Reporting to the Managing Partner you will be dealing with a substantial client base of private work and will be required to undertake work including budgets, bills and other costs.

The key tasks will include:

  • Drafting bills of costs, cost budgets and dealing with assessment proceedings
  • Assisting in the preparation of cost budgets and advising on cost budgets presented by an opposing party
  • Advising on retainers and fee arrangements between clients and their legal advisors
  • Acting on costs provide by mediators or arbitrators in cost disputes

Being a confident and strong communicator, the ideal candidate should have some cost experience and be able to hit the ground running but training will be provided to help progress your costs career. You must be highly numerate, organised with an excellent eye to detail with the ability to grasp new ideas and concepts quickly.

This is a full-time role for which the hours are working Monday to Friday from 9.00am to 5.30pm with one hour for lunch. The role is office based and we adhere to all policies related to Covid-19 to ensure the well-being of our employees.

Benefits include:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • 23 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Dress down Fridays
  • Perkbox subscription

The salary for the role will be circa the market value depending on experience.

To apply for the role. Please forward your CV to recruitment@levisolictors.co.uk.

Compliance Manager

We have an exciting new opportunity available for the role of Compliance Manager.

Being aware of the legal and ethical integrity of the company you will primarily be responsible for policy enforcement and planning of the company services that are offered. By keeping up to date with changes in legislation and laws you will actively and regularly review our policies to enable you to recognize and fix breaches as soon as possible. Working closely with the board/partners/ HR and Marketing teams you will also be responsible for training to ensure quality assurance and strategies are met across the firm and any breaches are dealt with in line with company disciplinary policies.

You will also be responsible for ensuring we promote an excellent customer service and that our services and standards are met and liaise with other departments to manage our customer complaints and ensure that these are resolved to a satisfactory outcome and good practice is followed along the way.

As an excellent communicator with critical thinking and effective problem-solving skills and using your knowledge of the firm and our products, policies and regulations you will be decisive, evaluate and identify problems to offer a solution in a calm and empathetic manner.

The main duties for the role are:

  • To conduct periodic reviews and audits of our company terms and conditions
  • Continually, assess the products, our compliance and operational risks by developing risk management strategies
  • Identify and investigate compliance issues and remedy the problems
  • Communicate written policies
  • File compliance reports with the board/partners and regulatory agencies
  • Collaborate with the board/partners and other senior managers to ensure deliverance of quality and customer care
  • Train staff on compliance topics to ensure uniformity and good practice is in place across the firm
  • Assist external auditors and carry out internal audits where necessary
  • Report compliance violations
  • Handle all customer complaints in a calm, professional manner
  • Measuring customer satisfaction
  • Being able to develop customer service policies and ensuring standard are met by promoting excellent customer service

To apply for the position, it is essential that you have at least three years’ experience in a compliance role and that you have worked in a legal background and understand the practices involved. You must also be able to demonstrate a customer service background of a high standard.

Reporting to our Managing Partner, this is a full-time position based at our offices in Leeds City Centre. The salary is circa to market rates and dependent on the experience you can bring to the role.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE. We reserve the right to contact candidates direct whose information has been put forward from agencies not appointed to work with us on this role.

To apply for the position please forward your CV to recruitment@levisolicitors.co.uk