Recruitment

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At North Ainley, we try to ensure that the people we recruit are both individually motivated and team players — not always an easy combination.  We also expect everyone who we employ to work hard, but not at the expense of having a life!

We continuously strive to provide a complete service to our clients and take great care to ensure that ‘personal’ touch in all of our dealings. Our size affords us the luxury of being able to establish excellent working relationships with our clients and we expect our staff to continue in the development of these relationships.

North Ainley is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity.

We are looking to expand our existing team and currently have the vacancies listed below:

Residential Conveyancer

We are looking to appoint an experienced Residential Conveyancer on a full or part-time basis to join our expanding Residential Property team.

We require a reliable, diligent team player with good attention to detail who has demonstrated experience in handling and managing all aspects of the residential conveyancing process. You will deal with a broad caseload including sales, purchases and remortgages of all types of residential property from the new instruction through to Completion.

Being well organised and having good diary management is vital.

The team are looking for a self-motivated individual with a positive approach to working under pressure in a busy environment as part of a leading conveyancing team in the area.

The successful candidate will join a well-known and established law firm in a prime location in the centre of Oldham.

North Ainley is a Lexcel and CQS accredited firm.

For more information and to apply please forward a CV and covering letter, stating whether you wish to apply on a full time, part-time or on a temporary basis to [email protected]

Conveyancing Assistant

We are looking to appoint an experienced Residential Property Assistant on a full time basis to join our expanding Residential Property team.

We require a reliable, diligent team player with good attention to detail who has demonstrated experience in dealing with all aspects of the residential conveyancing process. You will be supporting a Solicitor on a one to one basis who has a broad caseload dealing with sales, purchases and remortgages of all types of residential property.

The role will focus on preparing draft Contracts and supporting title documentation for both registered and unregistered land, drafting Transfers of whole, conducting Searches, using the Land Registry and Lenders’ Portals and typing using digital dictation.

You must be confident in answering telephone calls promptly, dealing with client queries and providing updates by phone and on the case management system.

Being well organised and having good diary management is vital.

The team are looking for a self-motivated individual with a positive approach to working under pressure in a busy environment as part of a leading conveyancing team in the area.
The successful candidate will join a well-known and established law firm in a prime location in the centre of Oldham.

North Ainley is a Lexcel and CQS accredited firm.

For more information and to apply please forward a CV and covering letter to [email protected]

Commercial Property Solicitor

We are looking to appoint an experienced Commercial Property Solicitor. We require an experienced, enthusiastic and ambitious commercial property solicitor with at least 5 years PQE with a well-developed knowledge in all aspects of commercial property work.

The role will involve working with development and real estate work including site acquisition and plot sales, infrastructure agreements, conditional contracts, option agreements, buying and selling businesses, bank financing and commercial landlord and tenant work.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate where you will have an active role in the future success of the department whilst also providing a high level of service to a range of existing clients.  You will enjoy a varied and challenging role with genuine future prospects.

In return the firm will provide the successful candidate with a very competitive package and full team support within a respected and reputable longstanding law firm.

To apply please forward a CV and covering letter to [email protected]

Private Client Solicitor/Paralegal

We are looking for a Private Client lawyer with 2 years PQE to join our highly regarded Private Client Department.

A good academic background and knowledge of Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection and Estate Administration will be required.

The ideal candidate for this position will be professional, organised and committed to providing excellent client care. They must be able to work effectively as part of a team and have a willingness to promote and develop the Department.

The PQE above is a guideline only and does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE.

If you would be interested in applying for this position please submit your CV and a covering email [email protected]

Paralegal – Corporate/Commercial Department

We are looking for a Paralegal to join our Corporate/Commercial Department.

In this role, you will be providing direct support to a Partner of the firm, who is also head of the Commercial Department.  The work itself will be varied, and you could be working on transactions such as business sales and purchases, corporate funding, partnership agreements, company restructuring, terms and conditions and Landlord & Tenant matters as well as an array of other commercial services.

The ability to work well within a team is extremely important, along with excellent client care skills, and any previous experience of working within a Company/Business team would be useful.  Business development is very important to us, so it would be beneficial if you are keen to assist in promoting and building up the department and the firm.

All applicants should forward a CV and covering email to [email protected]

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Testimonials

What our clients say

Great service especially during Covid.

Mr & Mrs M Barber - Stockport

Been with North Ainley for many years. Service is always excellent. Mrs J Gregory was wonderful.

Mr & Mrs K Sisodia - Oldham

North Ainley provided a first class reliable service. My house purchase was not straight forward but North Ainley dealt with the difficulties with the minimum of fuss and the maximum efficiency.

Prof R Davidson - Belfast

Given the difficulties presented by COVID and "remote working" I thought North Ainley's performance in achieving completion in 12 weeks was excellent. Thank you.

Mr & mrs F Middleton - Cheadle

Very very good service in a lockdown time. Both the house sale and the probate service was excellent.

Ms C Potter - Oldham

We could not fault the service we received from Jill and Kirsty in relation to both the sale and purchase. I would highly recommend North Ainley and if we require further legal assistance in the future, we know where to come.

Mr & Mrs L Oliver - Saddleworth

Jill Gregory and the team were and continue to be fantastic. First class service and will certainly be using your company again when the need arises.

Mr & Mrs M Scholes - Oldham

Jill has been amazing helping us through a very stressful time. We have, as a family, used Jill's professional services before and very likely to be using her again in the next twelve months. She is absolutely brilliant.

Mrs K Eplett - Oldham

Vinesh and team did an excellent job. Keep up the good work.

Morningside Properties Ltd - Ashton Under Lyne

Vinesh was a fantastic support all throughout the process and made what can be a challenging process much more 'enjoyable'. I would absolutely recommend Vinesh and North Ainley.

Mr M Forrest - Ashton Under Lyne

Special thanks to Jill Gregory. She was particularly helpful and approachable. Jill went above and beyond her role to ensure we completed our house purchase.

Mr S Hardy & Ms H Byron - Oldham

I had an excellent experience with North Ainley and will certainly use future conveyancing.

Mr S Callan - Newry

Kirsty was my day to day contact with the sale of my house and I cannot commend her enough. She was super efficient, professional and communicated with us regularly throughout the entire process.

Mr & Mrs A Brough - Oldham

Excellent service.

Mrs S Clegg - Oldham

Thank you very much.

Mr R & Mrs H H Thompson - Bacup

Jill Gregory was absolutely brilliant from my first phone call through to our (slightly rushed) completion. To do so and maintain such a high level of service with a very comforting manner throughout the pandemic was so very reassuring as first time buyers. Thank you.

Mr & Mrs W Chaloner - Kings Lynn

Very impressive - as usual!

Mr & Mrs J Broadbent - Oldham

The level of service I received from Vinesh and his team was outstanding. Thank you so much.

Mr & Mrs M F Smith - Sutton Coldfield

Service was particularly good when considering the COVID restrictions in place. Thank you.

Mrs H Armstrong - Oldham

Outstanding quality of service. Approachable and professional throughout. Friendly and extremely understanding. Very thankful to North Ainley Solicitors.

Ms S Bolton - Oldham