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 Truscott at email@example.com
Employment / Commercial Solicitor
We are currently looking to recruit a Solicitor for our Commercial Department in Nottingham. The ideal candidate would also have a background in Employment Law.
The successful candidate must have experience in running their own caseload and have the experience and desire to help develop and expand the department. A background in Employment Law is desired.
The ideal candidate for this role must have the following:
- NQ or up to 2 years PQE
- Experience in Commercial and Employment Law
- a strong desire to learn
- enthusiastic and ambitious
- adaptable and accommodating
- a smart and tidy appearance
- excellent attention to detail
- IT competent
- Excellent timekeeping and attendance
Hours of Work: Full-time; Monday–Friday (inclusive) from 9.00am–5.00pm with an hour for lunch
Benefits: Workplace Pension Scheme, childcare vouchers, 20 days holiday plus bank holidays, plus 4 extra days over Christmas when the offices close.
Should you wish to be considered for this role, please send your CV and covering letter no later than 16 February 2018 to: Rebecca Truscott, Hopkins Solicitors LLP, Eden Court, Crow Hill Drive, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire NG19 7AE or by email:
Receptionist - Full Time
As a Receptionist/Typist, you will be responsible for providing vital support to our Sutton office.
The ideal candidate should ensure effective management of the reception area, to keep it meticulously tidy and organised, to provide excellent telephone support, provide administrative support for the firm and respond professionally to client enquiries. Excellent communication skills and client care are required.
- Answering the telephone and if necessary taking messages
- Attending to visitors to the office – offer refreshments
- Maintain Meeting Rooms and Reception tidiness
- Maintain telephone, visitor and post logs
- Receive client payments via Credit Card PDF machine, cheque and cash, issue receipts and maintain records of all card payments and send evidence to Accounts, settle the PDF machine at the end of the day.
- Maintain meeting room diary
- Internal/External post duties
The ideal candidate for this role will come from a legal background and have experience of working on a reception/switchboard.
Other ad – hoc duties as required including typing and using a Case Management System.
The candidate ideally should have knowledge of using Microsoft based office programmes and have the confidence of using email and internet.