Join our team

At Millar McCall Wylie we recognise that our people are key to our on-going success. We aim to recruit capable and ambitious individuals at all levels of our business and to provide an environment where they can realise their potential.

If you have a strong academic record, excellent interpersonal skills and wish to contribute to our firm’s success, please get in touch. We are an equal opportunities employer. 

 

Current vacancies 

Litigation Legal Executive/Paralegal

Millar McCall Wylie Solicitors are currently seeking a Legal Executive / Litigation Paralegal to join their busy and expanding team in East Belfast.

Duties within this role will include;

  • Managing documentation for relevant departments to include scanning and printing of documents, e-filing and updating of fee earner files on case management system.
  • Adhering to all manual and electronic filing systems
  • Dealing with Counsel, solicitors and other parties as required
  • Dealing with telephone calls and assisting clients
  • Research and summarising legal information
  • Preparation of trial bundles and briefs for Counsel
  • Issuing correspondence
  • Transcribing from digital dictation
  • Assisting relevant fee earners in the conduct of files as required
  • Preparation of legal documents
  • Preparation of legal aid applications
  • Billing
  • Opening and closing files

Person Specification

  • Minimum 5 GCSE’s
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Ability to prioritise work and meet target deadlines under time pressure
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong team player
  • Experience of working in an office environment

Job Location: Eastleigh House, 396 Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, BT4 3EY

Hours of Work: Monday to Thursday 9am - 5.15 pm, Friday 9 am - 5pm 

Salary: Commensurate with experience 

To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to Sarah.Greene@mmwlegal.com by no later than 25th March 2019.

 

Litigation Solicitor

Millar McCall Wylie are seeking to recruit a solicitor to work in their East Belfast litigation department.

The Role:

The candidate will have the opportunity to work with an expanding litigation team recognised in both Chambers and Legal 500.   They will work on a mixture of advisory work and litigation in all courts, including the criminal courts.   The contentious work will cover representation of both Plaintiff and Defendant.  

The Candidate:

There is some flexibility on the PQE and therefore all applicants shall be considered. The candidate should however have a sound knowledge and understanding of the Court system and litigation generally.  Good business development skills are also important.

Please apply by email in confidence to the following address: Sarah.Greene@mmwlegal.com

 

Training contracts 

We regard our trainees as the firm’s future and we therefore seek to ensure that we recruit apprentices who genuinely have a keen interest in our business, our practice areas and our clients and who want to make a significant contribution to the firm’s success.

The Ideal Applicant

We look for the following qualities from our trainees:

  • A strong academic record 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Commitment
  • Enthusiasm
  • Business acumen
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise
  • Problem solving and analytical skills

The Application Process 

We are pleased to announce that our application process for the training contract period beginning September 2019 is now open. 

To apply, forward your CV and a supporting letter of application to: 

Abbie Long 
Imperial House
4-10 Donegall Square East
Belfast
BT1 5HD

Email: abbie.long@mmwlegal.com

Applications will close on Friday 11th January 2019 and the selection process will commence shortly after. In the meantime, acknowledgment of your application will be sent via email