Careers

 

Legal Careers and
Employment Opportunities

At Harold G Walker Solicitors, jobs and legal careers come from a Firm with a strong reputation which has been built and established over the last 70 years. This strong position within the local community makes Harold G Walker a great place to work.

With plans for continued growth, creating new job opportunities and legal careers for those who wish to progress further. Look no further than Harold G walker as a Firm in which you can grow with. Whatever your role we can offer you competitive pay and benefits, a good work-life balance and opportunities for personal and professional development. All within a Firm that you can take pride in.

If you would like the opportunity to work at Harold G Walker Solicitors we are always interested to receive applications from high calibre individuals. Due to this success, we are continuing to expand the business and therefore have a number of opportunities available for dedicated individuals to join in the growing team.

For further information on legal careers and opportunities with Harold G Walker please contact the HR team on 01202 881454 or email humanresources@hgwalker.co.uk

Why join our team?

Harold G Walker value and appreciate their staff and the contributions they make. Ensuring all legal careers and vacancies come with very attractive staff incentives which include the following:

  • Free car parking
  • Generous holiday entitlement (plus extra holiday entitlement is given to shut down over the Christmas period)
  • Medical healthcare scheme with medical cashback rewards
  • 24/7 health line assistance
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Positive health online
  • Discounts for main high street stores
  • Regular fully funded social events
  • Private pension scheme with additional pension contributions
  • Staff discount on legal services
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Fully funded on-going training and development
Camilla Haymes

Camilla Haymes

Human Resources

 

Thank you very much for this week. I have learnt a lot and it has been very fun. This work experience has really helped me further my knowledge in this field and I couldn’t have asked for better people to learn from. I hope to return in the future to get more experience.

Work Experience

Current Vacancies with Harold G Walker

Litigation Solicitor

Harold G Walker is a well-established firm of solicitors. With 4 regional offices in Dorset now seeking a full-time litigation solicitor with a minimum of 3 years PQE to work from the Christchurch office.

The successful applicant should have relevant experience to undertake a wide variety of mainly private client work and have a broad knowledge of dispute resolution and mediation to include; employment, landlord and tenant, personal injury, commercial property, boundary disputes and debt collection. Clients are based throughout the region and there will be opportunities to develop client services.

A Higher Rights of Audience qualification is preferred. Experience is essential for this role.

The salary will be commensurate with experience and the firm offers many employee benefits in addition.

To find out more or to apply for this position please contact the HR department: humanresources@hgwalker.co.uk

Marketing & PR Officer

We are looking to recruit a PR & Marketing Officer who will be responsible for planning and implementing all marketing and PR activity for the firm. The ideal candidate will have proven experience creating engaging marketing campaigns both on and offline. The right person must be a strong communicator, be able to work independently, has a good understanding of best marketing practices and be able to prioritise their own workload. The role will involve: • Updating the HGW website • Plan and implement an effective SEO strategy • Implement and monitor PPC campaigns • Update the firms social media channels and creating engaging social media posts • Prepare all offline marketing materials • Organise local events • Proactively promote the firm through effective PR activities, including writing press releases. • Monitor ROI and client enquiry statistics Candidates should have a recognised qualification in Marketing or at least 2 years experience within a similar role. The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary, company pension, free parking, generous holiday entitlement and medical healthcare. This role is based at our Head Office in Wimborne on a part-time basis, hours can be flexible to suit the right applicant. To apply please send your CV and covering letter to Pam Howe, Practice Manager at pamhowe@hgwalker.co.uk

Legal Conveyancing Secretary

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Conveyancing Secretary to join the busy team in Christchurch. The successful candidate will ensure excellent levels of client care are carried out at all times, working closely with the Fee Earner to ensure all aspects of the Conveyancing process are completed within timescales.

The Candidate

• You will have a minimum of 1 – 2 years’ experience in a similar role
• You must have Conveyancing experience
• You must have excellent technical and communication skills
• You will be confident, self-motivated and work equally well on your own initiative as well as part of a team
• You will be IT literate and fully conversant with MS office packages and case management systems
• You will be able to prioritise and schedule your workload in order to meet tight deadlines and ensure timescales are met

The Package

This position is a permanent full-time role, Monday to Friday, 09:00am – 05:00pm, with an hour for lunch which equates to a 35-hour week. An attractive salary is on offer which will be based on the individuals’ qualifications and experience. You will receive 4 weeks holiday plus Bank Holidays. You will also receive added benefits such as free on-going training being provided, free membership to BUPA Healthcare, paid travelling expenses, auto-enrolment pension scheme, high street discounts on major stores and various other services, schemes and vouchers. This role will be based at the Christchurch office.

To find out more or to apply for this position please contact the HR department: humanresources@hgwalker.co.uk

Broadstone
01202 692448

Christchurch
01202 482202

Verwood
01202 823308

Wimborne
01202 881454

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