We pride ourselves on providing the best possible legal service to our clients and the way we achieve this is through our people.
We have been established for over 100 years and the reason for our longevity is due to our workforce. We believe a happy workforce is a productive workforce and therefore we go that extra mile to ensure that when you work at LDJ you are not just a number, you are part of a family, the LDJ Family.
We do this by treating you with respect, trust and ongoing support throughout your time with us. We provide you with the resources you need not only to fulfil your role but more importantly for you to have a healthy work/life balance.
We regularly look at new ways to reward our people and therefore you can be assured that your hard work, commitment and loyalty will not go unnoticed at LDJ.
At present, we offer our employees a competitive salary, a professional and friendly working environment, along with the following depending on the role and eligibility:
- 23 days holiday plus bank holidays and up to 5 extra days for length of service*;
- A free day off to celebrate a birthday milestone;
- Free onsite parking;
- Fee earner bonus;
- Discounted legal fees for you and your immediate family;
- Payment of professional fees and subscriptions;
- Pension scheme.
(*= pro rata for part time workers)
Due to our broad spectrum of work and depth of specialist expertise, we are able to offer excellent career opportunities in a wide variety of legal disciplines.
We are always on the lookout for talented people to join us and therefore even if there isn't a vacancy listed, please feel free to contact us by email as we might have the perfect opportunity for you on the horizon.
If you are interested in joining us, please send your CV together with a covering letter to Craig Everitt, Practice Manager, at email@example.com
Legal Assistant – Residential Property Dept
We are looking to recruit an experienced Legal Assistant to join our Residential Property Department at our head office in Nuneaton.
Duties and responsibilities include assistance with all aspects of residential conveyancing transactions, production of documentation under supervision such as Contracts and Transfers and transcribing of letters and other correspondence using digital dictation, maintaining files to the Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) standard, completing and submitting Land Registry forms, dealing with clients both in person and over the telephone and undertaking housekeeping duties such as filing.
The ideal candidate must have legal support/secretarial experience working to tight deadlines in a fast paced residential property department. They must possess excellent typing skills, be able to prioritise, multitask and have exceptional communication skills. They will also need to be proficient in the use of MS Word, Outlook, Digital Dictation and have experience working with a Case Management System.
This is a full-time, office based position working 36.25 hours per week - Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.15pm (1 hour for lunch). Salary to be discussed at interview.
Residential Property Solicitor or Conveyancer
We are looking to recruit an experienced Solicitor or Conveyancer to join our Residential Property team at our Head Office in Nuneaton or our branch office in Hinckley. This role is due to the growth and expansion of the existing department.
The ideal candidate must be either a qualified solicitor with a minimum of 3 years post qualification experience in Residential Property or an experienced Conveyancer with at least 5 years experience, ideally all acquired at the same firm, and be able to handle matters from the initial instruction through to completion. They must possess excellent communication skills and be able to work independently in a fast-paced environment and to tight deadlines/targets.
This is a full-time, office based position working 36.25 hours per week - Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.15pm with an hour for lunch however flexible and remote working will be considered.
In return we will be offering a competitive salary, an excellent holiday package, free onsite parking, pension scheme and excellent career progression opportunities.