Careers

Why not join our teams?

Marsden Rawsthorn provides a dynamic environment coupled with the resources and opportunities you'd expect from one of the areas leading law firms:

  • Committed to recruiting the brightest and best
  • Exciting career opportunities
  • Training, mentoring and support
  • Excellent rewards and job satisfaction reflected in high staff retention
  • Undergraduate and Graduate training schemes

We are always keen to hear from people with the right abilities, skills and aptitude to further develop our Firm and its services. We have a completely open recruitment policy and are interested in talking to the right people regardless of race, religion, colour, gender, sexual orientation, nationality, disability or age. If you think Marsden Rawsthorn is the type of firm you’d be interested in working in, please send your CV to HR with a covering letter explaining your potential interest. We will respond to all such enquiries and we do keep all records on file if there are no current openings.

Marsden Rawsthorn is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Current Vacancies

Experienced Property Secretary

We are looking to appoint an experienced additional property secretary to join our busy and friendly team based at our Fulwood, Preston office.  The successful candidate would join our commercial property team and play a key support role to the current team working on a broad variety of commercial matters from sale and acquisition work, leasing and asset management, bank funding, and buy to let investor work.

This position requires an optimistic and enthusiastic commercial property secretary with at least 2 years experience in a broad range of commercial property matters and who enjoys fast paced work and a challenge and to work as part of a great hard working yet friendly team. Candidates with residential experience will also be considered.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to gain quality experience on a variety of matters, work as part of an excellent team and  offers a competitive salary and a good support network.

To apply please email your current CV to:

Janet Moffatt
Practice Manager
DDI: 01772 799623
Email: JMoffatt@marsdenrawsthorn.com

 

Family Solicitor/Legal Executive (Preston Office)

We are looking for a for an experienced fully qualified Family Solicitor 9 years plus PQE or Legal Executive with relevant experience, wishing to join our Family team handling a broad and varied family caseload, many of which are privately funded matters other work involves Legal Aid so a full knowledge of Legal Aid is essential.

Matters will include separation and divorce dealing with both the financial and children arrangements; preparation of pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements; adoption cases; domestic violence; injunctions and advising on cohabitation matters.

The successful Family Solicitor or Legal Executive should have excellent communication, networking and client facing skills alongside a passion to market and develop within the Family department. Client awareness is essential for the appointed candidate, whilst consistently delivering a first class service.

If you feel this position is for you then please forward your CV to:

Janet Moffatt
Practice Manager
DDI: 01772 799623
Email: JMoffatt@marsdenrawsthorn.com

 

Legal Secretary - Company/Commercial/Employment Dept (Preston Office)

An opportunity has arisen for a Legal Secretary to be based at our Fulwood office to provide secretarial and administration support to our Company/Commercial/Employment Team & to incude audio typing using Bighand, taking calls, making appointments using the case management system SOS. 

In order to be considered for this role you should have previous experience in a similar role and have the ability to work in a fast paced environment.


Submit CV by email to JMoffatt@marsdenrawsthorn.com

Janet Moffatt
Practice Manager
DDI: 01772 799623

 

Legal Secretary - Family Dept (Preston Office)

An opportunity has arisen for a Legal Secretary to be based at our Fulwood office to provide secretarial and administration support to our Family Team & to incude audio typing using Bighand, taking calls, making appointments using the case management system SOS.

In order to be considered for this role you should have previous experience in a similar role and have the ability work in a fast paced environment.


Submit CV by email to JMoffatt@marsdenrawsthorn.com

Janet Moffatt
Practice Manager
DDI: 01772 799623

 

Paralegal - Family Department (Preston Office)

An opportunity has arisen for a Paralegal to work in the Family Department of our busy Lancashire law firm to assist its Family Team.

Our dedicated team assists with Separation, Divorce, Ancillary and Children matters. Our company prides itself on developing its staff and are keen to bring someone in who will commit to the firm in the long term.

The role would involve assisting the fee earners with their casework, attending clients to take their instructions and assist them with updates, preparing all necessary forms and Court bundles. Maintaining accurate time costings and ensure compliance with file management.

The key skills we would require are that the successful candidate must demonstrate passion and experience in a broad range of Children and Family Law and have:

• A strong academic background
• Legal experience especially in family matters
• Business acumen and the ability to market the Company
• Excellent IT skills

Subit your CV by email CV to:  JMoffatt@marsdenrawsthorn.com
Janet Moffatt
Practice Manager
DDI: 01772 799623

   

Senior Family Law Solicitor required at our Chorley Office

Family Law Solicitor with either Children or Family Panel Membership 10+ year PQE,  able to effectively manage and supervise a team of solicitors.  Required by our high profile Lancashire based law firm undertaking a range of privately funded and Legal Aid family work Non Molestation, Childrens Act proceedings, financial remedy, domestic violence and children cases.

Applications from Candidates who are self driven and self reliant with the ability to support the team effectively and who can demonstrate a focussed passion for the sector and work well in a team possessing excellent communication skills with the ability to build and sustain strong working relationships and provide a first class service to clients.

We can offer an attractive remuneration package, good support and a friendly and supportive environment.

To apply please submit your current CV and covering letter detailing your current salary to JMoffatt@marsdenrawsthorn.com or call 01772 799623 for an informal chat.

Janet Moffatt
Practice Manager
DDI: 01772 799623

 

Wills & Probate Solicitor (Chorley Office)

Due to increased demand for our Wills, Probate and Trusts services we are looking to add an experienced Solicitor to our existing team based at our Chorley office.

Ideally we require a qualified solicitor with some 7+ years PQE and with a proven background in dealing with a full range of Wills, Probate and Trust matters.  The successful candidate must demonstrate excellent interpersonal, customer service and team working skills and the ability to build and maintain strong client relationships.  In addition the candidate should possess excellent organisational and IT skills. A STEP qualification essential and able to assist with supervision of junior fee earners.

The candidate will be required to :

  • Manage a busy caseload across a full range of Private Client Law
  • Ensure efficient file management including adherence to timescales; compliance with precedents, letters or documents on the case management system
  • Be responsible for all financial aspects of matters including time recording, and billing
  • To relate to clients at all levels and demonstrate excellent levels of client care
  • Good team player with collegial and collaborative approach
  • Able to forge and develop business relationships with an enthusiasm for networking and business development
  • Commercial acumen and appreciation of financial fundamentals
  • Genuine desire to be involved in the future growth plans for the firm

If you feel this position is for you then please forward your CV to:

Janet Moffatt
Practice Manager
DDI: 01772 799623
Email: JMoffatt@marsdenrawsthorn.com

 

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