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 looking for a Personal Assistant and Legal Secretary to support our Managing Partner at Levi Solicitors.

About the Role

Key tasks include:

  • Proactive management of case files and business matters
  • Diarising and scheduling for the Managing Partner
  • Completing administrative tasks
  • Utilising the case management system (FED)
  • Producing reports on matter openings, file progression, etc.
  • Communicating and liaising with clients when required
  • Assisting with time recording
  • Actioning dictations

We are looking for someone who has experience working as a PA for a Senior Partner or Director in a legal firm; someone who is polite and friendly as well as diplomatic and adaptive – able to prioritise and re-prioritise and keep the Managing Partner updated as and when things change, whilst making sure the little things don’t get forgotten about.

The ideal candidate will be well organised, have excellent written and verbal communication skills and a background as a PA or legal secretary, preferably who has worked in a litigation department. You will be a proficient user of Microsoft Office including Word and Outlook and have meticulous attention to detail.

Benefits of working with us

Besides a positive, friendly working environment, we provide all employees with:

  • A health cash plan
  • Support for career/professional development
  • Generous holiday allowance + Christmas closure + birthday off
  • Company pension (Aegon)
  • Social events
  • Casual dress
  • The opportunity to make a difference to a growing firm
  • Opportunities to be on one of our committees (Sports and Social or CSR) and take part in paid volunteering opportunities

Salary: 25-27k

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.

If you fit the person spec above and are interested in this role, we look forward to receiving your application. If you would like to have a chat about the role before deciding to apply, please call Jennifer on 0113 521 7841 who will be happy to discuss with you.

The Role

We are looking for an experienced, confident will writer to join our small, friendly, private client team. We offer our clients in-person appointments, home visits, telephone and video appointments. The role includes managing a busy caseload of Wills and Powers of Attorney, with a particular focus on:

  • Drafting Wills
  • Advising on Lasting Powers of Attorney
  • Advising on tax with an emphasis on inheritance tax mitigation

Person Spec

The successful candidate must have the ability to demonstrate sound technical knowledge in the areas outlined above. Experience in Court of Protection would also be advantageous though is not essential. Key specifications:

  • Experienced in all aspects of will writing, drafting and advising on Lasting Powers of Attorney
  • Ability to work in a client facing role to nurture new clients and to develop new business
  • Strong IT skills
  • Professional and hardworking
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Willing with a positive attitude.

Salary and Benefits

  • Competitive salary up to £32,000 DOE
  • Generous bonus scheme
  • Generous holiday allowance + Bank Holidays + Christmas closure+ your birthday off
  • Health cash plan
  • Work/life balance and a supportive, positive work environment
  • Hybrid working – 3 days office, 2 days working from home
  • Company pension (Aegon)
  • Support for continuing professional development
  • Casual dress (business dress only expected when meeting clients)
  • Opportunity to make a difference to a growing firm, where new ideas are welcomed
  • Savings on travel season tickets
  • Cyclescheme

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.

If you would like to discuss the role before applying, please contact our Talent Acquisition and Engagement Manager, Jennifer, on 0113 521 7841.

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Levi Solicitors is a high quality, client-centred law firm with approximately 85 staff and growing. People are at the centre of our business, so we need an experienced HR professional to be the custodian of our people policies, maintain an effective and efficient HR function for the business and guide the culture, further developing the firms’ standing as a great place to work, enabling engagement and retention of our valuable staff.

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, job security and an established team 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

Key responsibilities include:

  • Manage talent acquisition, onboarding and engagement and retention
  • Manage and complete HR administrative processes from new starter paperwork to exit administration, and everything in between
  • Maintain and update HR policies as required
  • Administrate the HRIS (PeopleHR) and employee benefits subscriptions
  • Initiate and support continuous HR practice and process improvements
  • Advise line managers on ER issues and coach them through processes including disciplinary, grievance, absence management, performance management, etc.
  • Draft correspondence relating to HR processes such as disciplinary meeting invitations, outcome letters, etc.
  • Contribute to the roll out of wellbeing and engagement initiatives
  • Create and analyse MI reports, presenting results and recommendations to senior company managers
  • Ensure compliance with policies and procedures
  • Ensure that onboarding and administrative processes are fit for purpose to achieve the best possible results

This is a standalone, generalist HR role, though has the support of and works in collaboration with the L&D Manager.

The role will be based in Leeds city centre though occasional travel to our offices in Wakefield and Moortown may be required. Full time hours with the opportunity for hybrid and flexible working.

Person specification

The ideal candidate will be have a sound understanding of employee relations processes and employment law and have experience in a professional services environment (preferably legal sector) – with a minimum of five years’ experience in a HR Management, HR Advisory or HRBP role. Experience working in a standalone role would also be advantageous. You will be up-to-date on employment law changes and HR best practice and have a passion for people management.

You will be positive and analytical, with excellent interpersonal, communication and organisation skills, as well as a strategic mindset.

Qualifications: preferably educated to degree level, CIPD Level 5 or 7 is desirable but not essential, as long as you have significant experience. You will have or be willing to undertake a Mental Health First Aid qualification.

Benefits of working with us

Levi Solicitors is proud to have a positive, friendly working environment, and offer:

  • Salary up to £40,000 DOE
  • Private health insurance (Aviva)
  • Health cash plan
  • Hybrid and flexible working patterns available
  • Company pension (Aegon)
  • Generous holiday entitlement + Christmas closure, birthday off and incremental holidays
  • Company social events
  • Support for professional development
  • Casual dress
  • Career development support
  • Opportunities to be on one of our committees (e.g., sports and social, CSR)
  • Cyclescheme

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

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Full time role.

Salary: circa £20,000.

Job Role

Being a strong team player, you will join our New Business Team based at our Moortown office in Leeds. You will assist with a high volume of new instructions from new clients, assisting with their requests sending initial confirmation and to ensure the completion and return of new file opening sheet. Key tasks include:

  • Accurately opening files and inputting data on our case management system
  • Ensuring conflict checks are done on each new matter
  • Collating the information required from clients
  • Producing and issuing Client Care Packages and documents requiring signature
  • Preparing paper files in line with company standards
  • Updating spreadsheets to capture data
  • Liaising with clients on telephone to assist with queries
  • Ensuring accurate equality and diversity information is captured and recorded
  • Inbox management with the teams to ensure incoming emails are shared with the correct team

Person Specification

We’re looking for a tech-savvy individual with strong admin and organisational skills and a natural propensity for excellent client care. The role can be fully trained so no need for experience, though of course, that would always be a bonus. Must be a proficient user of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook, adapt well to new software and have excellent attention to detail.

If you have previous experience in a similar administration role and are assertive, articulate and self-confident while being passionate about offering a first-class customer service to our clients then this role may be for you.

Benefits of working at Levis include a positive, friendly working environment, competitive salaries, health cash plan, company pension, support for career development, generous holiday entitlement + Christmas closure + birthday off, company social events, casual dress, and opportunities to be on one of our committees (e.g., sports and social, CSR).

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.

Levi Solicitors is a high quality, client-centred law firm with approximately 80 staff. Due to continued success, it is necessary to grow our team further in several departments, including Residential Conveyancing.

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

Being a strong team player, you will join our Post Completions team based at our Leeds City Centre office. You will help to support our Post Completions process and our Residential Conveyancing Department. Key tasks include:

  • The submission, progression and registration of completed conveyancing files within required time scales and deadlines
  • Processing post
  • Updating Lenders and Clients
  • Dealing with scheduling
  • Updating our Case Management System
  • Ensuring files are dealt with in line with quality procedures
  • Ensuring Anti-Money Laundering procedures are adhered to and any suspicious circumstances are reported
  • Providing administrative support to other areas of the Residential Conveyancing Department as required

Person Specification

We are looking for an experienced Post Completions Assistant/Clerk who can hit the ground running. The ideal candidate will be passionate about providing quality client care, have excellent organisational skills and be able to professionally and accurately manage a busy case load under tight deadlines.

You will have a high level of typing, clerical and interpersonal skills including proficiency using Microsoft Office applications such as Outlook, Word and Excel. Previous experience using a case management system would also be beneficial. A high attention to detail and excellent communication skills are essential.

Benefits of working with us

Levi Solicitors is proud of its positive, friendly working environment, and offers:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Health cash plans
  • Company pension
  • Generous holiday entitlement + Christmas closure, birthday off and incremental holidays
  • Company social events
  • Casual dress
  • Career development support
  • Opportunities to be on one of our committees (e.g., sports and social, CSR)
  • Paid volunteering opportunities
  • Discounted travel through Cyclescheme and travel season ticket salary sacrifice schemes

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.

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

Levi Solicitors is a high quality, client-centred law firm with approximately 80 staff. Due to continued success, it is necessary to grow our team further in several departments, including Wills and Probate.

Joining our expanding company at this stage will be a fantastic opportunity, providing all the benefits of working in a well-established company whilst also being part of a growing, forward-thinking organisation, keen to implement new innovations and technologies who value new ideas and suggestions.

The Role

You will be managing private client law issues, providing professional legal advice across a range of topics including wills and probate, inheritance tax planning, advice on care home fees, setting up trusts, 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 £35,000 – £40,000 DOE
  • Generous bonus scheme
  • 23 days holiday + Bank Holidays + Christmas closure+ your birthday off + incremental holiday days
  • Health cash plan
  • Work/life balance and a supportive, positive work environment
  • Hybrid working – 3 days office, 2 days working from home
  • Company pension (Aegon)
  • Support for continuing professional development
  • Casual dress (business dress only expected when meeting clients)
  • Opportunity to make a difference to a growing firm, where new ideas are welcomed
  • Savings on travel season tickets
  • Cyclescheme

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.

 

If you would like to discuss the role before applying, please contact our Talent Acquisition and Engagement Manager, Jennifer, on 0113 521 7841.

Salary:                £35,000 – £40,000 DOE + bonuses

Role type:         Full Time, Permanent

Location:           Leeds (LS1) or Wakefield (WF5)

Levi Solicitors is a high quality, client-centred law firm with approximately 85 staff. Due to continued success, it is necessary to grow our team further in several departments, including dispute resolution.

Joining our expanding company at this stage will be a fantastic opportunity, providing all the benefits of working in a well-established law firm, whilst also being part of a growing, forward-thinking organisation, keen to implement new innovations and technologies who value new ideas and suggestions.

The Role

You will be working in a busy dispute resolution team, on mainly property dispute cases, as well as a range of other commercial litigation cases. You will have your own caseload, acting for a broad range of clients from individuals to SMEs.

Personal Specification

The ideal candidate will be a newly or recently qualified solicitor with up to 2 years PQE, with some experience in commercial and/or property litigation. You will have a friendly and professional manner and be a positive, self-driven individual with excellent communication, organisation skills and commercial awareness.

Salary and Benefits

  • Competitive salary commensurate to experience
  • Generous bonus scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement + Christmas closure + birthday off
  • Work / life balance and a supportive, positive work environment
  • Hybrid working – 60% office based (or more, if preferred), 40% WFH
  • Pension (Aegon)
  • Casual dress (business dress only expected when meeting clients)
  • Opportunity to make a difference to a growing firm

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.

If you would like to discuss the role before applying, please contact our Talent Acquisition and Engagement Manager, Jennifer, on 0113 521 7841.

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

Salary: up to £35,000 DOE + bonus.

Levi Solicitors is a high quality, client-centred law firm with approximately 85 staff. Due to continued success, it is necessary to grow our team further in several departments, including Residential Conveyancing.

Joining our expanding company at this stage will be a fantastic opportunity, providing all the benefits of working in a well-established company whilst also being part of a growing, forward-thinking organisation, keen to implement new innovations and technologies who value new ideas and suggestions.

The Role

We are now looking for an experienced Conveyancer (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’ experience in Conveyancing at a fee earning level
  • 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% WFH (though you’re welcome to in the office full time if you prefer)
  • Work/life balance and supportive, friendly work environment
  • Generous holiday allowance + Christmas closure + birthday off
  • Health cash plan
  • Company pension (Aegon)
  • Casual dress (business dress only expected when meeting clients)
  • Opportunity to make a difference to a growing firm
  • Opportunity to take part in one of our new committees (Sports and Social, Wellbeing, CSR)

If this sounds like the role for you, please apply with an up-to-date CV and brief cover letter. If you would like more information prior to applying, please contact Jennifer Sharrock-Milner, Talent Acquisition and Engagement Manager, on (0113) 5217841.

Salary: £35,000 – 48,000 dependent on experience

Location: Leeds (LS1 2JJ)

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