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 hold staff parties and events a couple of times a year and also encourage our teams to meet on an informal basis; whether that’s by going for meals and/or drinks together, going bowling or arranging five-a-side football games for example.

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.

For more information about any of our roles, please contact Jennifer Sharrock-Milner, Talent Acquisition Manager, on 0113 521 7841.

We are recruiting to strengthen our Commercial Litigation team of clinical negligence and 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 a senior experienced Commercial Litigator with at least 5 + years PQE and a newer qualified 2+ 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 commercial litigation, clinical negligence or 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

The applicants will need to be effective communicators with excellent attention to detail and a strong commercial awareness of current developments. Being strong team players and highly organised you will need to be able to work under pressure to manage your own caseloads and support the team.

Both these positions are full-time positions for which the hours are working Monday to Friday from 9.00am to 5.30pm with one hour for lunch and are based at our offices in Leeds where 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
  • Casual dress (smart dress required for client meetings)
  • Perkbox subscription
  • Hybrid working where practical for the role.

The salaries will be circa the market value depending on experience.

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

Due to further growth within our dispute resolution department, a great opportunity has become available for a Solicitor, who is newly qualified or has up to 2 years PQE, to join the team.

Working at our offices in Leeds city centre you will support our commercial and property litigation solicitors. You must be commercially aware, be an excellent communicator who is client-focused and able to exercise an excellent attention to detail. You will take instructions from clients and, using your experience with litigation matters, you will run your own and assist others to progress cases through to resolution. This is an excellent opportunity to develop and progress your career further.

If you are interested in working as part of our fantastic team in a fast-paced environment, please get in touch and join us. Daily duties will include developing a small caseload and supporting other fee earners in the dispute resolution 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. Hybrid working may be permitted, where practical.

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.

We are looking for a private client lawyer to join our expanding team. You will be managing private client law issues, providing legal advice across a range of topics including wills, probate, inheritance tax planning, advice on care home fees, setting up trusts and Lasting Powers of Attorney etc.

Personal Specification

The ideal candidate will be a qualified solicitor or legal executive with 2-3 years PQE, with a friendly and professional manner who is a positive, self-driven individual. You will be an effective communicator with excellent attention to detail and an awareness of current developments. You must be a strong team player and highly organised whilst being able to work under pressure to manage your own caseloads.

Salary and Benefits

  • Competitive salary commensurate to experience + generous bonus scheme
  • 23 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Work / life balance and a supportive, positive work environment
  • Hybrid working – 60% office based (or more, if preferred), 40% working from home
  • Pension
  • Casual dress (except when meeting clients, when business dress would be expected)

If you are looking for a new challenge and match the above description, we look forward to receiving your application and will endeavour to respond within 10 working days. Please send your CV and covering email to recruitment@levisolicitors.co.uk.

We are looking for Senior Conveyancing Assistants to join our busy residential conveyancing teams at our new north Leeds office.

Conveyancing experience is essential, your key tasks will include:

  • To assist the fee earning staff in all support duties;
  • To speak to clients both on the phone and in person where necessary;
  • To deal with management companies and landlords;
  • To deal with checking mortgage offers and reporting to clients, liaising with lenders over issues;
  • In new build, deal with HTB process and liaising with HCA by submitting solicitors forms 1 & 2;
  • To obtain and check redemption figures;
  • To prepare Transfer documents and deal with Requisitions on Title;
  • To prepare files for completion after Contracts are exchanged;
  • To prepare completion statements and invoices;
  • Update Portal and case management system.

In addition to the above you will also be required to assist with the following where necessary:

  • CDD ID checks;
  • Sending out Contract Packs;
  • Dealing with PX documentation (sending to clients);
  • Searches;
  • Pre & post client interview admin work;
  • Exchange letters;
  • Completion letters;
  • Undertake other secretarial duties as may be required from time to time to ensure the smooth running of the firm.

This is a full-time position and the role benefits from 23 days’ holiday per annum and pension contribution. A competitive salary is available for the right individual, as well as ongoing support and development. Hybrid working may be considered once fully competent and settled in the role.

The role is office-based where we are currently adhering to all policies relating to Covid-19 to ensure the well-being of our employees. Please send CVs to recruitment@levisolicitors.co.uk

We are looking for a Conveyancing Assistant to become part of our busy team at our offices in Wakefield.

Being a strong team player, you will join our Residential Conveyancing department and will support our conveyancing teams to complete a high volume of sale and purchase transactions.

The key duties for the role are:

  • Undertaking searches
  • Issuing PX documentation to clients
  • Pre and post client interview administrations work
  • Preparing exchange letters
  • Preparing completion letters
  • Maintaining the fee earning team diary
  • Answering calls to the team responding to clients and business providers
  • Supporting the company with other administration tasks when required

You must be a confident individual who is able to communicate at all levels within the teams and externally with our clients. You must also be able to evidence previous administration skills in a similar role with a good knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel. Experience working in a similar role or in a legal practice would be beneficial.

If you are a confident administrator with excellent organisational skills and can accurately manager a busy workload, with a passion for quality client care then this role may be for you.

This is a full-time position and will be office based. The role benefits from 23 days’ holiday per annum and pension contribution. A competitive salary is available for the right individual, as well as ongoing support and development.

The role will be office based though the company is currently adhering to all policies relating to Covid-19 to ensure the well-being of our employees.

To apply please send your CV together with the reasons why you feel you are suitable for the role and details of your salary requirements to recruitment@levisolicitors.co.uk

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

Due to continued success, it is necessary to grow our team further in several departments, including IT.

Joining our expanding company at this stage will be a fantastic opportunity, providing all the benefits of working in a well-established company with high quality standards, security and an established team who are able to provide training, coaching and support whilst also being part of a growing, forward-thinking organisation, keen to implement new innovations and technologies who value new ideas and suggestions.

Job role

Supporting our IT Infrastructure Manager with the day-to-day running and planning of our IT systems, main duties include:

  • Providing first line IT support to members of the team, at all levels
  • Assisting in the administration and maintenance of network and computer systems
  • Assisting in the development of the network and computer systems
  • Assisting with the implementation and roll out of new computer software
  • Assisting in monitoring the systems and liaising with computer system hardware and software suppliers, and external support suppliers regarding maintenance and modification of systems
  • Maintaining and updating an inventory of hardware and portable devices/equipment
  • Being familiar with, operating and complying with the firms’ quality procedures, policies and practices

Person specification

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Competent to use and control Windows-based computer network with 90+ users, operating systems and software packages appropriate to the needs of the firm
  • Knowledgeable of LANs and WANs, network protocols and administration, cloud systems and server operating systems
  • Qualified in IT/computer studies, preferably to degree level
  • An excellent problem-solver, enabling continuity of service
  • Experienced in Windows 10 build, deploy and manage
  • Self-motivated and disciplined with a great work ethic, excellent time management and an ample amount of patience
  • An articulate communicator with a good telephone manner, proficient at verbal and written communications

Whilst experience is desirable, recently qualified IT graduates with excellent knowledge of systems are encouraged to apply as we are able to offer on the job training, support, learning and development.

Hours:             9.00 – 5.30 with a one-hour lunch break

Location:         Based in our Leeds city centre office, with occasional travel to our other offices

Salary:             circa £20,000

Benefits:         23 days’ holiday plus 8 days’ Bank Holidays, pension scheme, casual dress code, social events, opportunities for personal development

How to apply

We are keen to recruit for this role asap, so if you are interested and fulfil the above specification, please apply with an up-to-date CV and brief cover letter. We will endeavor to reply to all applicants within 10 working days.

STRICTLY NO AGENCIES.

We are now looking for an experienced Conveyancing Lawyer (Solicitor, Legal Exec, Licensed Conveyancer or experienced Conveyancer) to take on a caseload, supported by and leading an experienced Senior Conveyancing Assistant and a Conveyancing Admin Assistant. The successful candidate will have strong skills and experience of handling a busy and varied residential conveyancing caseload from inception to completion including the following:

  • Sales and purchases
  • Freehold / leasehold
  • Re-mortgages
  • Right to Buy
  • Transfer of Equity

Personal Specification

  • You are a qualified Solicitor, Legal Executive, Licensed Conveyancer or experienced Conveyancer
  • Min 2 years PQE or equivalent, with no upper limit
  • Proven track record of quality residential property work
  • Highly motivated, self-driven professional
  • Client-focused, with great client care skills and a friendly but professional manner

Salary and Benefits

  • Competitive salary (commensurate to experience) + generous bonus scheme
  • Hybrid working – 60% office 40% working from home (though welcome in the office full time if you prefer)
  • Work/life balance and supportive, friendly work environment
  • 23 days’ holiday + bank holidays
  • Pension

If this sounds like the role for you, please send an up-to-date CV and brief cover letter to recruitment@levisolicitors.co.uk.