As a growing business, we are always keen to hear from individuals who feel that they could make a positive contribution to the firm, and who believe that they have an affinity with our values, in terms of our approach to caring for staff and clients as individuals with individual needs.
Please do not hesitate to get in touch with us if you feel we’re the right firm for you, regardless of whether or not we have a specific vacancy which fully matches your background. We are always happy to receive speculative enquiries from prospective recruits.
The Firm’s Ethos
Founded in 1893, Ellis-Fermor & Negus is a well-respected East Midlands practice with offices at Beeston, Long Eaton, Ripley and Belper. We deliver a high quality service to a wide range of private and business clients.
The mission of the firm is to establish a lifelong relationship with all our clients, ensuring that they and staff alike are treated as individuals with individual needs. Relationship building is a key part of our ethos.
Our Christian values are important to us in the way we approach our work and we strive to achieve the highest possible standards in terms of everything we do.
Why Join Us
Our ethos means that we endeavour to provide our staff with all the leadership, encouragement and support they need. We want everyone to feel truly appreciated for the contribution they make to the firm. We like to think that this is manifested by the fact that many of our Directors and staff have been with the firm for many years.
A happy and motivated team means that we are well placed to offer a competitive and dynamic service to our clients, thus ensuring the continued success of the firm!
Training Contract Vacancy for September 2019
We are a growing firm with a large number of young lawyers and a proven track record of training, developing and retaining trainees.
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and capable trainee to begin a training contract in autumn 2019.
You will given up to 4 ‘seats’ training in departments across our offices in the East Midlands over your two year contract. You can expect quality, helpful and “open door” training whilst being given the independence to manage your own cases.
In addition to academic ability you will need good interpersonal skills and evidence of working well as part of a team. The successful candidate will be able to show a willing and committed attitude and a desire to contribute to the long-term future of the firm.
We are looking for young lawyers with a demonstrable commitment to our ethos who would like to enjoy a genuine work/life balance in the East Midlands. Connections to the East Midlands are beneficial but not essential.
To apply for this role please send an email together with your CV to: firstname.lastname@example.org
How to apply
If you are interested in applying for a position at Ellis-Fermor & Negus, please send your CV, together with a covering email or letter to Paul German, our Practice Manager.
If your application is not for one of our advertised roles then please include details, in your covering letter, outlining the type of role you are seeking.
Ellis-Fermor & Negus
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