Hopkins are growing and with growth comes new career opportunities!

We aim to seek out the very best legal and support staff to join our team. We recognise that our staff play a vital role in delivering the high level of customer satisfaction that keeps our clients coming back year after year.

Hopkins have been awarded the Investors in People award for over ten years of continued excellence, an accolade not many companies locally, or even nationally can boast!

We are also proud members of LEXCEL, an accreditation that indicates high quality in relation to legal practice management and customer care standards. Upon our recent LEXCEL inspection the accreditor noted, “The firm is very competent in talent spotting, talent management and developing people in line with current and future business needs. A well-considered training plan has been prepared which details the training needs of identified individuals or roles. There is a very strong culture of continuous improvement evident throughout the firm and at all levels.”

We also strongly believe in supporting our local younger generation by taking on multiple Apprentices and Trainee Solicitors, many of which have grown their careers with us over their lifetime.

Hopkins are proud of treating their staff with the same level of respect and trust as we give our clients.

Below are a list of current vacancies, if you wish to apply please click the “APPLY” button which will allow you to attach your CV and Cover Letter, alternatively you can email them directly to our HR Manager Rebecca Trustcott at rtruscott@hopkins-solicitors.co.uk

Personal Injury / Litigation Legal Secretary

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced and proactive full time Personal Injury/Litigation Legal Secretary to join our Sutton in Ashfield office.

You will have a positive attitude, be self-motivated and enjoy working in a challenging, busy and professional environment.

You will be supporting one of our fee earners, producing documents relating to a wide range of Personal Injury/Litigation work. You will also be managing the fee earner’s diary and dealing with client enquiries.

Your duties will include:

  • Audio typing & word processing through Digital Dictation
  • Diary management
  • Administrative duties
  • Filing
  • Photocopying
  • Assisting other members of the department as required
  • Presentation of correspondence and documents
  • Liaising with Clients, Experts and Barristers

As an experienced legal secretary, you will have worked within a Personal Injury/Litigation department previously, and will have the ability to provide high quality support in this area. You will be organised and have exceptional audio typing skills, excellent Microsoft skills (Word, Excel and Outlook). You will also have file management skills with an attention to detail and be a confident communicator with excellent client care skills.

The successful candidate will preferably have previous experience of assisting a PI/Litigation fee earner or team and a good understanding of the full Personal Injury/Litigation processes.

Please submit your covering letter, together with CV to Rebecca Truscott at rtruscott@hopkins-solicitors.co.uk or alternatively by post at Eden Court, Crow Hill Drive, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire NG19 7AE by no later than the 3 November 2017.

Location: Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire
Salary: £18,000
End date: 03/11/2017
rtruscott@hopkins-solicitors.co.uk or alternatively by post at Eden Court, Crow Hill Drive, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire NG19 7AE by no later than the 3 November 2017.