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Criminal Solicitor

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We are currently looking for a Criminal Solicitor on a permanent, full-time basis to join our existing team. The position will be based at our Burnley office but some flexibility is available.

About the Role

The successful candidate will undertake criminal defence work and work collaboratively with other members of the team.

You will be a natural communicator and comfortable advising people from a wide range of backgrounds and show a willingness to run your own caseload with support as well as working within a team.

The department works on a legally aided and privately funded basis.

This is an excellent opportunity for a proactive, motivated Solicitor to join a friendly team.

Career progression available.


Commensurate with experience – No Agencies.

To apply, please send your CV, covering email and salary expectations to:

Closing date: 16th May 2022


Legal Secretary

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We are currently looking for a full-time legal secretary to work at our Cooper House office in Burnley.

The successful candidate will support fee earners with a range of tasks including:

  • Opening new files
  • Dealing with new enquiries
  • Typing to include audio typing
  • Time recording
  • Speaking with clients on the telephone
  • Filing
Previous experience:

Private client / Property – desirable

Secretarial experience – essential


Commensurate with experience

To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter to:

Closing date: 16th May 2022


Property – Conveyancing Solicitor (Licensed Conveyancer or experienced paralegal – Applications welcome)

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Note your interest…

In addition to any published vacancies, we are keen to recruit the best possible candidates who share the values and skills that are required to add to our current team.

Please note that we are not currently recruiting in the London area.

Southerns is an equal opportunities employer.   Should you wish to indicate an interest with Southerns, then please send a copy of your CV together with details of your salary level expectation to

We do confirm that your CV will be kept on file should a position arise but this will be kept for no longer than 6 months.

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