Recruitment

APJ Solicitors are a dynamic practice committed to exceeding the expectations of all our clients. To achieve this aim we require highly motivated and driven staff who share our passion for excellence in client service.

We are a specialist, niche, firm of solicitors that deals with financial loss claims. We are looking to invest in high calibre qualified and non-qualified people who want to contribute to the continued growth and development of a highly regarded “boutique” solicitors practice.

You would be joining a team of successful solicitors, trainees and support staff. Our offices are modern, easy access from Liverpool, Chester and Manchester and in pleasant surroundings. Our working environment is friendly and inclusive with a lively social aspect.

As an SRA Authorised Training Provider there are plenty of opportunities for career development and progression. We look forward to hearing from you. Our current vacancies are listed below.

Why work for APJ?

specialists

Specialists

We are a specialist firm with outstanding
solicitors who have unrivalled experience
and knowledge. We have a wide range of
roles for talented individuals with a passion
for our areas of work.

staff appreciation

Staff appreciation

We appreciate and value the contributions
of all our staff, who are able to rise to the
highest levels of positions within the firm.

diverse workplace

Diverse workplace

We believe in diversity because of the
benefits gained from a broad range of talent
from a wide selection of society. It also
enhances the work place and makes it far
more interesting.

Our legal expertise

We are specialists and recruit first class solicitors and support staff to ensure that we are and remain at the forefront of the developing area of law.

Our non-legal expertise

APJ Solicitors actively recruit experienced non-legal professionals in our business support departments, which are an essential component of our client service provision. We look for experienced and committed individuals who can assist us in becoming more efficient and innovative in Accounts, HR, Training, Call Handling, IT and business development.

Your career development

APJ Solicitors are a SRA Authorised Training Establishment

Your career with APJ Solicitors begins with full pre-induction programme that allows you to acclimatise into our culture and ethos before you begin to make your own contribution. This fabulous course assists you to become part of who we are and appreciate the value you bring to our firm.

APJ Solicitors are great believers in continuous growth and support of all our staff utilising both in-house and externally funded courses. Irrespective of whether you are a trainee, legal assistant, solicitor or manager we are committed to supporting you to reach your maximum potential.

APJ Solicitors invest in our people from the embryonic stages of their careers and the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives is often the first step.

Current vacancies

Careers

Solicitor – Litigation Department

Location: Daresbury
Contract: Full Time
Salary: Dependent on Experience

Required Experience – Ideally 8 years + PQE

Posted: 17-09-2021

Closing Date: 31-10-2021

Alternatively, please send a cover letter and your CV to Donna.Goodier@APJ

OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB

This is an exciting and challenging role for a Solicitor/FCILEx to move into the growing Pensions Litigation arena and maintain good client relationships offering clear and concise advice whilst obtaining the best possible result for the client.

The role will require you to undertake all aspects of the court process to include drafting of pre action and interlocutory applications, particulars of claims, directions, witness statements, briefs to counsel, trial bundles and the appropriate cost bills and budgets. In addition the candidate would be expected to assist in the supervision and training of paralegals working below them to assist on the cases.

Experience of the multi-track process is essential to the role however this can be from any discipline as full training on Pensions will be provided.

Paralegal – Litigation Department

Location: Daresbury
Contract: Full Time
Salary: £21,000 – £25,000 per annum

Posted: 17-09-2021

Closing Date: 31-10-2021

Alternatively, please send a cover letter and your CV to Donna.Goodier@APJ

OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB

This is an exciting and challenging role for an experienced paralegal/ Ilex to work on a caseload of small claim PPI/ Plevin cases from issue to trial. The chosen candidate will be required to hit the ground running and take over a full caseload of between 120 – 160 cases mainly allocated to the small claims track. Litigation knowledge is required as is an understanding of PPI cases.

Work at APJ Solicitors?

Assistant Fee Earner – Litigation Department

Location: Daresbury
Contract: Full Time
Salary: £21,000 – £26,000 per annum

Posted: 17-09-2021

Closing Date: 31-10-2021

Alternatively, please send a cover letter and your CV to Donna.Goodier@APJ

OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB

An Assistant Fee Earner is responsible for assisting a Solicitor in  the management of a number of multi-track and multi-jurisdictional cases involving pension mis-selling. The Assistant Fee Earner shall be required to deal with any and all tasks to assist the Solicitor and ensure efficient case management and Client care.

This role involves but is not limited to:

  • Analysing and assessing liability.
  • Analysing and reviewing documents
  • General case management
  • Preparing Court Proceedings, including Claim Form and Particulars of Claim
  • Preparing disclosure
  • Instructing Counsel
  • Undertaking legal research when required

Anthony Philip James is an established legal practice within the financial product market that is responsible for generating legal claims within the financial market against lenders, brokers, pension providers and Financial Advisors for negligence claims. The firm is growing and now looking to expand with an experienced Lawyer to take conduct of client files and guide Paralegal’s. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with Multi Track Litigation experience (within any discipline) with a preference to Civil or Financial Litigation.

Anthony Philip James & Co is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. (SRA)

Looking for a new career? We have many departments and roles for talented individuals come up from time to time. Submit your CV and a covering letter to tell us the next role you are looking for. Check back here from time to time to view new roles coming online.

Alternatively, please send a cover letter and your CV to Donna.Goodier@APJsolicitors.co.uk

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