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At BBM we exist solely for the benefit of our clients. We succeed when we make our clients happy - And we do that by building a close relationship; by managing their legal risks and resolving their legal headaches.

Careers

From time to time we will have vacancies in either our Wick or Edinburgh offices; details will be displayed here.

Litigation Solicitor

BBM Solicitors are a boutique firm, with offices in Edinburgh and the Highlands, particularly recommended for their expertise in insolvency and litigation.Our insolvency and litigation team has a vacancy for an assistant solicitor (0-3 Years PQE considered) based in our Edinburgh office. The successful candidate would have the opportunity to work with our two directors and three associates based in both offices.  BBM Solicitors are a boutique firm, with offices in Edinburgh and the Highlands, particularly recommended for their expertise in insolvency and litigation.Our insolvency and litigation team has a vacancy for an assistant solicitor (0-3 Years PQE considered) based in our Edinburgh office. The successful candidate would have the opportunity to work with our two directors and three associates based in both offices.  

The role will involve providing support to the directors and associates across a varied range of insolvency and general commercial litigation matters in the Court of Session, Sheriff Court and, where appropriate by ADR.  In addition to insolvency the caseload will include property litigation, contractual disputes, and some debt recovery.  We anticipate that, in time, the successful candidate will also have responsibility for managing their own caseload.    

We are looking for an able candidate with, strong litigation training, commercial court experience (both Court of Session and Sheriff Court would be helpful), client facing experience who has a sound awareness of the ethical duties of a solicitor.  Experience of insolvency law would certainly be an advantage as a considerable proportion of the role may be insolvency related.  We offer a competitive package for the right candidate with a range of quality work and (most of the time!)  a work-life balance hard to find in bigger firms.  

Applications should be made by way of CV and covering email outlining why you wish to work in a boutique firm (in particular why BBM)  and, additionally, what your salary expectations are to: by 5PM on Monday 28th January 2019. 

Informal enquiries can be made to Eric Baijal or Sheana Campbell in confidence at the same email address or on 0131 5263280.

Closing date for applications is Monday 28th January 2019

 


 

Conveyancing Paralegal

We currently have a vacancy within our Wick office for a paralegal to join our conveyancing team.

The successful candidate will assist the solicitors within the office in carrying out residential conveyancing transactions and therefore the ability to work with a high level of detail and to strict deadlines is essential. The key responsibilities include paper and digital file management, assisting with drafting conveyancing documents, corresponding with clients by e-mail, telephone and letter, requesting client funds, dealing with lenders, calculating cash statements and preparing accounting entries, completing registration formalities with Registers of Scotland, diary management and scheduling meetings. Some form of legal background is preferred. English and Maths at higher level (or equivalent or higher level qualification) required. The ideal candidate will have good organisation skills, the ability to prioritise workload and the ability to meet strict deadlines. They will also have an excellent level of communication skills and good time management. Previous experience in a law firm is desirable.

Applications should be made by CV and cover letter (indicating why you want to work at BBM Solicitors and reside in Wick) by email to .

Information about BBM can be found at: https://www.bbmsolicitors.co.uk.

Information about Wick and the surrounding area can be found at: http://www.investcaithness.com

Closing date for applications is Friday 14th September 2018.

 


 

Trainee Solicitor: Wick Office: Immediate Start

BBM Solicitors are a boutique practice recommended by Chambers and Legal 500.  Best known for their insolvency, restructuring and litigation practice, the firm also has a well-regarded property offering, and growing private client list. We operate from offices in Wick, Caithness and Edinburgh City Centre.

We invite applications for a two-year training contract based in our Wick office.  It is envisaged that up to eighteen months of the training contract will be spent working primarily in our property, corporate and private client practice.  We anticipate that at least six months of the second year will be spent working in our litigation and insolvency practice.  There may be the possibility that part of the contract is spent in our Edinburgh office. 

Applications should be made by CV and cover letter (indicating why you want to work at BBM Solicitors and reside in Wick) by email to .

Information about BBM can be found at: https://www.bbmsolicitors.co.uk.

Information about Wick and the surrounding area can be found at: http://www.investcaithness.com

Closing date for applications is Friday 14th September 2018

 


 

Legal Secretary/Office Junior

BBM are a Wick headquartered law firm specialising in Litigation, Insolvency, Commercial Law and Property Law.  One of our excellent Legal Secretaries is leaving the Firm to pursue an exciting new opportunity.  That leaves a vacancy in our Wick-based administration team for a full-time Legal Secretary or Office Junior (willing to train to become a Legal Secretary).

Absolute discretion and confidentiality are essential for the role together with an excellent work ethic, IT skills and good written and spoken English.  The role will involve significant amounts of audio typing, diary management and general administration support to our solicitors.  You will also be required to post mail daily, assist with banking and deliver court documents when requested.

Hours of work will be Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm with an hour break for lunch.  A full UK driving licence is required.

Applications should be made by CV and cover letter (indicating why you want to work at BBM Solicitors and what your salary expectations are) by email to 

Closing date for applications is 5.00pm on Monday 4th September 2018.

 


 

In addition to any advertised vacancies, we are also interested in hearing from able and ambitious solicitors on a speculative basis (whether their expertise complements our existing practice, or they have specialist knowledge of other areas of commercial practice). Informal enquiries may be made to Eric Baijal.

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