Careers and Job Opportunities

Our open and energetic approach to our business is appreciated not just by our clients, but by our staff too. We have light, modern offices based on the Quayside in central Exeter, with access to the river, cafes, restaurants and the relaxed shopping atmosphere of the Quay. The cathedral and city-centre shopping are a short and easy stroll away.

We encourage a “work hard, play hard” ethos and are proud of our low staff turnover. We encourage and support continued training and personal development.


Paralegal/Trainee solicitor

Trainee Solicitor jobs in Exeter. We are looking to recruit a Paralegal who will progress on to become a Trainee Solicitor. Initially the candidate will start as a Paralegal in our Criminal Department and Litigation Department before transitioning to a Trainee after a 6 month probation period.

The ideal candidate would have completed the Legal Practice Course.

The candidate will be required to:

  • Carry out client work as allocated by directors and other fee-earners, under their supervision.
  • At all times to exercise high standards of client care in a professional and pleasant manner.
  • Ensure the confidentiality and security of all of the firm’s and client documentation and information.
  • Comply with the SRA Code of Conduct and the SRA Accounts Rules.
  • Maintain clear and precise communications with other personnel of the firm.
  • Ensure good working relationships with external institutions and organisations.
  • Adhere to the terms of the Training Contract.
  • Have excellent IT skills.

Please send your CV to Susan Marsh - Head of HR, to susan.marsh@rundlewalker.com

October 2017.

When we do not have any vacancies listed, we remain pleased to receive C.V.s from experienced individuals who may be interested in a Fee Earning, Paralegal, Secretarial or Support role with our firm. Please email your C.V. together with any other information that you believe to be relevant to Neil Starr, Practice Manager: neil.starr@rundlewalker.com

Thank you for your interest.

EQUALITY & DIVERSITY STATEMENT
Rundlewalker aims to promote equality of opportunity in employment, in its dealing with clients and in service delivery, and has a policy for this purpose. The policy covers all aspects of employment, from advertising vacancies, recruitment and selection, training and conditions of service and all aspects of professional dealings with clients, including the engagement of professional services. This policy is available on request by emailing the Practice Manager, Neil Starr: neil.starr@rundlewalker.com

Furthermore in August 2017, Rundlewalker undertook a workforce data collection in accordance with SRA requirements. The results of the data collection were reported to the SRA. If anyone requires a copy of the said results, then they are available on request by emailing the Practice Manager on neil.starr@rundlewalker.com

Rundlewalker are signed up to the Law Society's Diversity and Inclusion Charter.

COMMUNITY & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY POLICY
The Directors strive to contribute to the economic development of the community and behave ethically. We continue to improve the quality of life for our workforce, the local community and society in general.

The Environment:
We operate a Recycling of Shredded Paper Scheme.

We are signed up to The Cycle Scheme Ltd within the Government's Green Transport Plan and three members of staff cycle to and from work.

The Wellbeing of our Staff:
We aim to provide our staff with a safe, hygienic as far as possible, and an attractive working environment at the Quay in Exeter.

We encourage input from our staff via regular team meetings and an annual "away day".

We arrange for regular sessions with a practitioner to de-stress our staff.

Supporting Local Businesses:
We use a local I.T. consultant to service our I.T. system.

We use a local builder to assist with property maintenance.

We use a local florist for our reception floral arrangements.

We use local firms for our telephone system and for gardening.

We use Taurus, a local firm for computing.

We recycle our waste and save plastic bottle tops for the Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Pro Bono Legal Advice:
We may offer a free initial meeting in all aspects of the legal work that we cover.

We are committed to continue to sponsor and support our Local Community and Charities:
During 2015 we are supporting the local Devon charity Headway Devon. Headway Devon is a local charity supporting people whose lives have been turned upside down by the effects of an acquired brain injury.

We sponsored the Topsham Junior Rugby Team and provided t-shirts from September 2009 to April 2011.

We sponsored the Doddiscombsleigh Art Show at Doddiscombsleigh Primary Scool, Nr Exeter during October 2011. The show provides a platform to allow artists from the South West to exhibit and sell their work.

We sponsored a radio campaign supporting the National Adoption Week.

We support our local hospice to fund-raise by purchasing their baking on a weekly basis.

Our staff raise funds to support local hospices, hospitals and overseas projects.

One of our members of staff recently completed the Great West Run.

We held a fundraising marathon from the 5th March to 9th March 2012 in conjunction with Heart Radio for Childline, raising over £500.00. The appeal was named "Have a Heart". We invited other businesses from within our building and from the neighbouring locality of Exeter Quay to join in with our fundraising efforts.

Members of the business attended the "Race For Life" in Exeter during 2012, once again raising over £500.00.

During 2012 we have welcomed several young people to our offices to undertake work experience and graduate work experience.

Important Information For Your Protection:
We welcome your enquiry but please be assured that the use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm, does not establish a solicitor-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.