Quick facts
  • What we do:
    LAW FIRM
  • Year established:
    2004
  • Website:
    http://www.buckles-law.co.uk
  • Contact
    • GRANT HOUSE, 101 BOURGES BOULEVARD, PETERBOROUGH, CAMBS, PE11NG

About BUCKLES SOLICITORS LLP

Buckles Solicitors provide a comprehensive range of legal services to businesses and individuals in the UK and internationally from their offices in Peterborough, London, Nottingham and Stamford and via their resident consultants in Paris and Milan.

The company’s primary purpose is to be the mid-tier firm of choice for both individual and business clients in the Greater Peterborough area and at least three other locations, generating a fee income of £20 million.

Buckles core principles, which staff use in communications with both clients and each other, are teamwork, respect, excellence and trust.

The company have a very diverse workforce and over the last year they have supported five members of staff with caring responsibilities that are not child related. Staff also have access to the EAP programme so they can get emotional and sometimes financial assistance where needed.


What is it like to work for BUCKLES SOLICITORS LLP

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
There has been over 1,500 hours of training completed at Buckles, which includes both technical and non-technical elements. Several staff are being supported on professional courses such as Prince 2, ITEL, and GDPR, as well as CILEX and professional skills courses for lawyers.
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
Buckles have a holistic approach to creating a great place to work and easing workplace stress is a key facet of this. They have a health and wellbeing strategy, local health champions and have recently appointed Mental Health First Aiders to help enhance wellbeing.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Buckles work with the Peterborough Environmental City Trust (PECT) to plant trees to support the Forest of Peterborough. For every probate service sold, a tree is planted in that person's memory. They also support several charities throughout the year, including Willoughby School, Plan it Eco, Rethink Mental Illness and NSPCC.

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Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Gym
    Gym

    Companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Development
    Development

    Companies who provide support for non-work related training to all staff

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    11%

  • Staff:

    143

  • Male : Female:

    33% / 67%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    35%

  • UK sites:

    4

  • Average Age:

    46

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