Urgent Vacancy with potential for immediate start.
We are a busy firm of specialist criminal defence lawyers seeking to recruit an administrative assistant/receptionist. The role will involve using a computer, but mainly receiving and channelling telephone calls and taking messages.  Training will be provided on using our case management system, opening files.
We also require the candidate to deal with straightforward enquiries - this can involve covering reception and also require the candidate to input data, maintain the diary open and dispatch post. 

A successful candidate would be smartly presented, having professional communication skills including a personable but confidential manner. You should be able to treat everyone with respect and tact. Basic computer literacy is a must.  Salary dependent upon experience.
Apply FAO Lisa Morton by email enclosing a copy C.V
Strictly no agencies!

Every year Mortons Solicitors are instructed for an increasing number of sexual offences. Whether it be as duty solicitors at the police station, or an instruction following a recommendation, Mortons Solicitors act robustly, diligently and discreetly throughout every stage of the criminal investigation and proceedings.

Sexual offences are a highly specialised area of criminal law requiring specialist criminal defence solicitors and in the Crown Court, a specialist criminal barrister/advocate too. In these cases legal representation is imperative from the outset. 

Mortons currently have an apprenticeship opportunity for an admin assistant/receptionist.

Please apply via the Apprenticeship Service website.

The role would involve, but is not restricted to (once sufficiently trained) the following: -

  • Operating the switchboard
  • Manning reception
  • Receive and channelling telephone calls
  • Taking messages
  • Filing
  • Data inputting
  • Photocopying/scanning
  • Diary maintenance
  • Visiting the bank
  • Basic emails (such as to book a prison visit)
  • Archiving files.

Please apply via the Apprenticeship Service website.

Macclesfield Magistrates Court will close before the end of September.  The Courthose served East Cheshire including Macclesfield, Congleton areas.  With the Courthouse closure the cases have in the main been transferred to Stockport but all custody cases transferring to Crewe (South Cheshire) Magistrates Court.

Mortons Solicitors continue to provide representation for cases at Stockport, all Greater Manchester Courts and all courts in Cheshire including Crewe, Runcorn, Chester. Call our solicitors on 0161 477 1121.

The Magistrates' at Macclesfield are already setting trial dates for trials at Stockport Magistrates Court towards the end of the year.

23rd September 2016 is the day set for closure of Oldham Magistrates Court.  All cases are being transferred to Tameside Magistrates Court (Ashton-Under-Lyne).

Mortons Solicitors will continue to represent defendants at all courthouses within Greater Manchester & Cheshire.  Call us on 0161 477 1121.

Cases are already being set for trial at Tameside Magistrates for after the date for closure. Oldham Magistrates' and Oldham County Court were among 86 of 91 courts nationwide threatened with closure within two years.

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