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 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, ensuring the continued success of our firm.
Legal Secretary, Commercial Conveyancing, Full-Time, Belper Office
Closing Date: 15th January 2021
We are looking to recruit an experienced Legal Secretary to our successful Commercial Property department at our busy Belper Office.
We pride ourselves on providing excellent client service and have a strong reputation in the East Midlands for the quality of our work.
The successful applicant will be part of the Commercial Conveyancing team dealing with commercial transactions. The applicant will need to be comfortable dealing with clients confidently and in a friendly and welcoming manner both face to face and over the telephone. The applicant must be comfortable with the general use of computer technology in the workplace and have the ability to type quickly and accurately. It would be desirable if you have experience in using the ALB practice and case management software although training will be given on our case management system. Residential Conveyancing knowledge would also be an advantage.
- Regular telephone contact with solicitors, agents and clients
- Preparing correspondence, memos, emails and forms from digital dictation
- Progressing transactions
- Maintaining a filing system
- Opening and closing of client files
- Good computer skills
- High degree of multi-tasking and time management capability
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Integrity and a professional approach and manner
How to apply
If you are interested in applying for a position at Ellis-Fermor & Negus, please send your CV and a covering letter via email to our HR Manager, Viv Sheppard at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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