Capsticks is a leading provider of legal services to
the health, social care, housing and emergency services sectors, as
well as in the field of professional discipline. The firm has a
turnover of c£47m and around 550 staff - including 400 fee earners -
across 5 offices nationally. We act for a wide range of long
standing clients in both the public and private sector, including
all forms of NHS organisations, governmental and regulatory bodies,
registered providers, insurers, police, fire and rescue services,
independent health and social care providers, charities and GP practices.
Further details about the firm and the type of work
carried out can be found on our website at www.capsticks.com.
Our professional discipline team is ranked in the top tier by the
legal directories and is one of the largest in the country. We act for
a significant number of regulatory bodies, primarily in the health
sector but, increasingly, more widely across a number of professional disciplines.
The main role and responsibilities will include helping a partner and
solicitors in aspects of their casework including (although, this is
not an exhaustive list):-
general case management;
assisting fee earners;
working to a chargeable hours target;
drafting general correspondence and documents;
preparing and drafting reports to the client;
proof reading documents;
liaison with clients and analysing evidence received in order to
advise the client;
Supervision, support and relevant training will be provided although
the successful applicant will also be encouraged, where appropriate,
to use their own initiative.
Candidates should ideally have:
Preference for an LPC or BVC qualification (LPC would be preferred
but is not essential);
a 2:1 undergraduate degree;
strong IT skills;
ability to adhere to and manage deadlines;
good written skills;
good administration skills; and
good communication skills;
Candidates should be aware:
as part of the interview process there will be a written test,
details of which will be provided to those candidates the firm calls
for interview; and t he firm is only able to respond to candidates we
call for interview.
Capsticks is an equal
Capsticks is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and
to encouraging diversity through recruitment. Applications are welcome
from all sections of the community and decisions to progress will be
made with reference to entirely objective criteria only.
Capsticks is an agile firm and is open to conversations about
In 2020 Capsticks achieved a 1 star accreditation from Best
Companies, the specialists whose recognition programme is the standard
for workplace engagement. The Best Companies accreditation is really
important to Capsticks as it focuses on the trust and value we place
in our people, their wellbeing and their careers.