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22 Jun, 2018
Roythornes is a commercial practice with a strong focus on agriculture and rural estates, the food sector and commercial property. We have ambitious plans for growth, but to realise them we need the right people. Since its beginnings in Lincolnshire over 80 years ago, Roythornes has developed beyond its historic East Midlands heartland. We act for clients across the country and sit comfortably among the UK’s top 150 law firms. Our people work out of four offices: Spalding, Peterborough, Nottingham and Alconbury. We take an active, hands-on and long-term approach, getting to know our clients and their businesses over many years. This means we can anticipate and deal with complex and challenging issues that really matter - not just to the success of the businesses themselves but to the wellbeing of the families that depend on them. Many of our 26 partners trained with us; this has been one of the keys to our success and we aim to continue to grow organically, while bringing in additional expertise where needed to meet our strategic goals. As you would expect, we are looking for people with proven intellectual ability, a commercial approach, excellent interpersonal skills and, most of all, the drive to exceed our clients’ expectations. In return, we offer competitive salaries and the chance to grow with us. Key Responsibilities As the successful candidate, you will join other agricultural law specialists who are regarded as being among the best in their field. You will have empathy with the challenges faced by farm businesses and estates as they try to grow their businesses. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in interesting and good quality work as a member of a growing team which looks outwards and thrives on delivering a great job for clients. Day to day responsibilities are to: manage client/matter files under supervision, and ensure full compliance provide expert legal advice to a range of clients including the negotiation and drafting of documentation carry out in an effective, efficient and timely manner the various stages of legal proceedings with the aim of protecting the interests of the client meet agreed KPIs and exhibit a commercial approach to financial management help develop new business from existing clients and other professionals commit to continued professional development in this specialist sector Key Skills and Experience  Applicants will be a qualified solicitor with at least two years’ PQE and preferably five years’ plus, and should : have an understanding of the agricultural sector and an appreciation of the specific needs of this client group have a positive approach to team work and an ability to develop relationships have an appreciation of property law and co-ownership issues have an interest in the more technical aspects of agricultural law – CAP schemes, shooting leases, etc have the ability to adapt to a broad range of circumstances and remain calm under pressure have flexibility and ambition have a strong desire to learn and widen knowledge have the ability to act independently to a reasonably high level, but also to work with more experienced partners and fee earners on more complex and specialised matters, as required have experience of building relationships with both new and existing clients and professionals, as well as a natural ability to promote marketing and business development initiatives in a dynamic way possess good communication skills in order to explain legal matters clearly to clients be discrete and have the ability to respect client confidentiality be able to tackle tasks in a structured manner to ensure completion to a high standard demonstrate solid organisation and time management skills have experience of working in a team and the ability to develop relationships with colleagues have proven drafting skills and attention to detail possess sound problem solving skills have the ability to adapt to a broad range of situations and circumstances and remain calm under pressure
Roythornes Solicitors Spalding Full time
22 Jun, 2018
Roythornes is a commercial practice with a strong focus on agriculture and rural estates, the food sector and commercial property. We have ambitious plans for growth, but to realise them we need the right people. Since its beginnings in Lincolnshire over 80 years ago, Roythornes has developed beyond its historic East Midlands heartland. We act for clients across the country and sit comfortably among the UK’s top 150 law firms. Our people work out of four offices: Spalding, Peterborough, Nottingham and Alconbury. We take an active, hands-on and long-term approach, getting to know our clients and their businesses over many years. This means we can anticipate and deal with complex and challenging issues that really matter - not just to the success of the businesses themselves but to the wellbeing of the families that depend on them. Many of our 26 partners trained with us; this has been one of the keys to our success and we aim to continue to grow organically, while bringing in additional expertise where needed to meet our strategic goals. As you would expect, we are looking for people with proven intellectual ability, a commercial approach, excellent interpersonal skills and, most of all, the drive to exceed our clients’ expectations. In return, we offer competitive salaries and the chance to grow with us. Key Responsibilities We are looking for true team players who can assist with both fee-earning and administrative tasks, to maximise the operational efficiency of the team whilst delivering high standards of legal work and client care. Fee earning tasks will include … producing legal documentation, as required drafting basic deeds, documents, letters and financial statements researching and preparing appropriate searches preparing and submitting Land Registry applications and SDLT returns engaging in legal research as appropriate basic correspondence and telephone calls on client matters appreciation of legal procedures Administrative tasks will include:- dealing with general routines and providing support to the team, as required managing incoming and outgoing telephone calls, e-mails and facsimile transmissions, as required transcribing digital dictation maintaining client relationship management data and property records monitoring compliance and Lexcel requirements being involved in the efficient management of client/matter files and assisting with good financial management, as and when appropriate greeting clients and arranging meetings, as required Key Skills and Experience We are looking for a dynamic paralegal who ideally has experience of working within a private practice, preferably with conveyancing experience. You should be confident in addressing clients in a professional capacity. To be considered for this position, you should: be a paralegal looking to take the next step in your development have an appreciation of legal procedures possess good IT and keyboard skills have excellent written and verbal communication skills have an ability to organise and prioritise workload, especially under pressure be accurate with good attention detail provide evidence of good customer facing skills provide evidence of an enthusiastic ‘can do’ attitude have an ability to work alone using initiative, as well as being part of a team
Roythornes Solicitors Spalding, UK Full time
22 Jun, 2018
Department: Commercial Property Location: Spalding Contract type: Permanent As part of our continuous growth and development, we are looking for a solicitor to join our Commercial Property team in Spalding. Not only is the department busy and expanding, but the level of client work is truly of a high standard and diverse. If you are keen to progress your skills, including being involved in renewable energy and large development projects, this could be a role for you. Key Responsibilities Providing legal advice to a range of clients including the negotiation and drafting of documentation Managing client/matter files Carrying out in an effective, efficient and timely manner the various stages of legal proceedings with the aim of protecting the interests of the client Proactively developing new business opportunities from internal cross-referrals, existing clients and other professionals Meeting agreed targets for chargeable time, fee income generated, billing and fee collection Experience and Skills To apply for this position, you should: be a qualified solicitor, at least five years PQE have experience of working in commercial property - landlord and tenant and development - across a range of clients, handling a diverse range of issues have a strong desire to learn and widen knowledge be able to act independently to a reasonably high level, but also to work with more experienced partners and fee earners on more complex and specialised matters as required have experience of building relationships with both new and existing clients and professionals, with a natural ability to promote marketing and business development initiatives in a dynamic way possess good communication skills in order to explain legal matters clearly to clients use discretion and have the ability to respect client confidentiality be able to tackle tasks in a structured manner to ensure completion to a high standard possess solid organisation and time management skills have experience of working in a team and the ability to develop relationships with colleagues have proven attention to detail and drafting skills possess sound problem solving skills be able to adapt to a broad range of situations and circumstances and remain calm under pressure  
Roythornes Solicitors Spalding, UK Full time
22 Jun, 2018
Roythornes is a commercial practice with a strong focus on agriculture and rural estates, the food sector and commercial property. We have ambitious plans for growth, but to realise them we need the right people. Since its beginnings in Lincolnshire over 80 years ago, Roythornes has developed beyond its historic East Midlands heartland. We act for clients across the country and sit comfortably among the UK’s top 150 law firms. Our people work out of four offices: Spalding, Peterborough, Nottingham and Alconbury. We take an active, hands-on and long-term approach, getting to know our clients and their businesses over many years. This means we can anticipate and deal with complex and challenging issues that really matter - not just to the success of the businesses themselves but to the wellbeing of the families that depend on them. Many of our 26 partners trained with us; this has been one of the keys to our success and we aim to continue to grow organically, while bringing in additional expertise where needed to meet our strategic goals. As you would expect, we are looking for people with proven intellectual ability, a commercial approach, excellent interpersonal skills and, most of all, the drive to exceed our clients’ expectations. In return, we offer competitive salaries and the chance to grow with us. Key Responsibilities  As part of our continuous growth and development, we are looking to expand our IT development function with a new developer to take on the increase in new projects and existing system support and maintenance required by the firm. The in-house team currently comprises a software developer, business analyst/project manager and an application support and training analyst.  All systems infrastructure, administration and support is outsourced.  The team takes a professional approach to all aspects of the development cycle, including business analysis, design, iterative solution development, testing, project management and close liaison with other business functions in terms of implementation (training, support, project review and benefit assessment).  The role would suit an experienced developer who is looking for an opportunity to apply and develop their programming skills across a wide range of commercial applications within an exciting and progressive organisation. They should have an eye for design, with attention to detail, and a passion for process improvement. The successful candidate will have responsibility for the development, customisation and maintenance of application software and associated reporting solutions; the effective implementation of new or updated systems and the provision of high-level application support in respect of calls escalated via the IT helpdesk. Main duties are to: develop and maintain application software within SOS Connect (our legal-specific case, matter and financial management system) develop web-based (Intranet, Internet and Extranet) and database-driven applications, and reporting solutions use reporting tools (SQL Reporting Services, Crystal Report and QlikView) to create and maintain both simple and complex reporting solutions administer database (creating databases, views, summary tables,  stored procedures in support of application development) set up and maintain integration solutions between internal and third party systems (SOS Accounts, Outlook, Intranet, Extranet, web services etc) deliver technical solutions which demonstrably fulfil business requirements ensure information security by design within application developments review and technically appraise solutions development of co-workers define and adhere to appropriate development standards within a team environment undertake planned maintenance and enhancement requests to existing applications provide application support in relation to calls escalated from the helpdesk undertake application testing prior to release liaise closely with the business analyst/project manager, technical support and training teams (outsourced) in terms of implementation and embedding new or updated solutions technically document developments evaluate and recommend commercially available software provide demonstrations and skills transfer in relation to new or updated systems Skills and experience  The ideal candidate will be an experienced developer with a desire to utilise their skills and expertise in a progressive and growing professional environment.  Working as part of a close-knit team, the successful candidate will be a real team player, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. We are also looking for someone who possesses a genuine aptitude to learn, a passion for customer service excellence and who will deliver first-class work, which is right first time. To be considered for this position, you should: have commercial software development experience, ideally within a legal case management environment have experience of developing web-based, database-driven solutions have experience of reporting tools such as SQL Reporting Services, Crystal Reports or QlikView have experience of: .Net development C#/VB (preferably C#) ASP.Net Webforms (HTML/CSS) SQL 2012, Stored procedures, Views, Linked systems, be familiar with accounting/financial management systems, legal case or matter management applications, document production/management, or similar workflow solutions have integration experience within the Microsoft Office environment have experience of developing/maintaining management information and reporting systems be aware of the software development lifecycle and software development standards have well-developed interpersonal skills and be able to communicate well both in business and technical terms    
Roythornes Solicitors Spalding, UK Full time
22 Jun, 2018
Roythornes is a commercial practice with a strong focus on agriculture and rural estates, the food sector and commercial property. We have ambitious plans for growth, but to realise them we need the right people. Since its beginnings in Lincolnshire over 80 years ago, Roythornes has developed beyond its historic East Midlands heartland. We act for clients across the country and sit comfortably among the UK’s top 150 law firms. Our people work out of four offices: Spalding, Peterborough, Nottingham and Alconbury. We take an active, hands-on and long-term approach, getting to know our clients and their businesses over many years. This means we can anticipate and deal with complex and challenging issues that really matter - not just to the success of the businesses themselves but to the wellbeing of the families that depend on them. Many of our 26 partners trained with us; this has been one of the keys to our success and we aim to continue to grow organically, while bringing in additional expertise where needed to meet our strategic goals. As you would expect, we are looking for people with proven intellectual ability, a commercial approach, excellent interpersonal skills and, most of all, the drive to exceed our clients’ expectations. In return, we offer competitive salaries and the chance to grow with us. Key responsibilities  Advising on common law and statutory property claims, including breach of covenants, injunctions, removal of trespassers, landlord and tenant disputes and boundary disputes In addition, having experience in other forms of commercial litigation such as regulatory, contentious probate, shareholder and partnership disputes; and employment litigation Providing legal advice to a range of clients, including the negotiation and drafting of documentation Carrying out in an effective, efficient and timely manner the various stages of legal proceedings with the aim of protecting the interests of the client Assuming responsibility for important elements of the work that is handled by a designated partner Operating effectively with clients and their professional and financial advisors – managing specific fields Working under the direction of a partner and receiving assignments with specified objectives Managing client/matter files Managing fee income and collection of bills Assisting and supervising trainees and paralegals To be considered for this position, you should: be a qualified solicitor of between NQ and five years' PQE have experience of working in a litigation department across a range of clients, handling a variety of issues be able to build relationships with both new and existing clients and professionals, and have a natural ability to promote marketing and business development initiatives in a dynamic way be able to work in a team and have the ability to develop relationships with colleagues have a strong desire to learn and widen knowledge be able to act independently to a reasonably high level, but also work with more experienced partners and fee earners on more complex and specialised matters as required possess good communication skills in order to explain legal matters clearly to clients be discreet and have the ability to respect client confidentiality be able to tackle tasks in a structured manner to ensure completion to a high standard have solid organisational and time management skills have drafting skills and proven attention to detail have sound problem-solving skills be able to adapt to a broad range of situations and circumstances and remain calm under pressure have strong technical knowledge in litigation  
Roythornes Solicitors Spalding, UK Full time
21 Jun, 2018
We have an exciting opportunity to join a successful, thriving and modern thinking Legal 500 firm.   Based in Essex with offices in Basildon, Chelmsford and Colchester, Birkett Long are seeking an enthusiastic Solicitor/Legal Executive with experience in all aspects of Family Law to join the Divorce and Family Team in the Colchester office.  You will be part of our busy and highly regarded team which provides specialist advice and guidance to our clients through the entire divorce and separation process (including Collaborative Law) and all aspects of living together. Our advice covers: Divorce • Financial Remedy Private Law Child Arrangements  Occupation/Non-Molestation Orders  TOLATA Schedule 1 Children Act Pre and Post Marital or Pre and Post Civil Partnership Agreements Cohabitee Agreements Separation Agreements  The ideal candidate will have experience in handling and managing their own caseload, appropriate to their level of experience and the ability to deliver succinct, high quality advice with excellent client and team communication skills. The role will involve marketing and business development and therefore the ideal candidate must be flexible enough to work outside normal office hours when required and preferably have their own vehicle as well as a clean driving licence. Birkett Long focuses on people – our clients, our employees, our business partners and those in our local communities and we invest in our people, offering genuine career progression for the right candidate. If you feel you have the skills we are looking for then please get in touch.
Birkett Long Colchester, UK Full time
21 Jun, 2018
We are looking for an experienced Company Commercial Solicitor in our Bracknell office. The ideal candidate must have excellent Company Commercial and Corporate experience, together with running a full caseload. The ability to deal with all aspects of the Commercial process, experience of using a case management system, good communication skills and the ability to use their initiative. As this is a new office, the candidate must have good business development skills.
Eric Robinson Solicitors Bracknell, UK Full time
21 Jun, 2018
We are now recruiting for an experienced Commercial Property fee earner at our central Southampton office. The ideal candidate must have good experience with all aspects of commercial property, especially landlord and tenant work, have managed their own caseload and can work with minimal supervision. The ability to deal with all aspects of the Commercial property process, experience of using a case management system, good communication skills and the ability to use their initiative are essential.
Eric Robinson Solicitors Southampton, UK Full time
21 Jun, 2018
We are looking for an experienced Conveyancing Paralegal (2 years PQE) to work in our conveyancing department at our Richmond office.  The ideal candidate must have excellent conveyancing experience, together with the ability to run their own caseload. The ability to deal with all aspects of the Conveyancing process, experience of using a case management system, good communication skills and the ability to use their initiative are desirable.
Eric Robinson Solicitors Richmond, UK Full time
21 Jun, 2018
We are looking for experienced Conveyancers across the firm's office locations. The ideal candidates must have excellent conveyancing experience, together with the ability to run a full caseload. The ability to deal with all aspects of the Conveyancing process, experience of using a case management system, good communication skills and the ability to use their initiative.
Eric Robinson Solicitors Hampshire, UK Full time