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21 May, 2018
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an compliance/administration assistant to join our Compliance and Administration team at our Northampton Office. The successful candidate will work closely with the Assistant Practice Manager in relation to statuary and legal compliance. The candidate will join a busy and structured compliance team reporting to the Assistant Practice Manager who ultimately reports to the Firm’s Managing Partner. Responsibilities will include (but not limited to): Undertaking internal compliance audit and reporting findings to the Assistant Practice Manager Compile specific data and report to the Assistant Practice Manager PA support/secretarial support Administration tasks including capturing data and recording in an organised and timely fashion To cover reception as required Requirements To be able to work in a methodical, accurate and timely fashion To be able to prioritise workloads Experience is not necessary as full training will be provided for the role. The successful candidate will be flexible and have a thirst for knowledge and be able to work as part of a team. Remuneration Salary to negotiation 25 days annual leave Pension scheme. Contact Emma.mcnally@franklins-sols.co.uk
Franklins Solicitors LLP Northampton, UK Full time
18 May, 2018
£18,000 - £22,000 yearly
We are seeking a Paralegal to join our expanding Corporate team to be based in our Grantham Office. You will be confident, proactive and structured individual. You will be assisting the Corporate Solicitors with:- Mergers, acquisitions and buyouts; Corporate restructures and setups; Corporate governance including shareholders' agreements, options and members' agreements; Franchise acquisition, sale and development; Distribution agreements; Intellectual property; Shareholder, director and investor rights; Corporate finance. Key Duties and Responsibilities: To provide an on-going service to existing clients To work with Partners and other Fee Earners to develop new business Develop the corporate department in line with the department's marketing policy Produce fee income in line with targets and agreed objectives Maintain and enhance legal skills Financial control with particular regard to cash flow control through collection of monies on account and billing procedures Maintain accurate daily records of time spent on client and internal work Perform fee-earning work accurately, reliably and in accordance with the firm's quality and risk procedures
Chattertons Solicitors & Wealth Management Grantham, Lincolnshire, UK Full time
18 May, 2018
We have an exciting opportunity available for a PR Manager to be based at our Middlebrook, Bolton office. The PR manager, will deliver a comprehensive PR programme to highlight the firm’s practice areas and key strengths to the public and other key stakeholders. If you are looking for an opportunity to shine and develop your career within a dynamic, ambitious, yet stable and supportive team then we would love to hear from you. Main key results areas: Ensure the organisations goals are met by implementing PR strategies which complement the business plans Responsible for the day to day management of the press office Act as the key point of contact when responding to enquiries from media, individuals and other organisations Manage the work of our outsourced agency who are responsible for sector title coverage Researches, writes and distributes press releases to targeted media including having a strong track record with national publications and broadcast media Generate and manage the flow of content for online sources and social media, and actively utilise social media to generate work Be responsible for writing and editing in-house e-marketing newsletters, blogs, speeches, articles for the firm’s websites and printed media Source and produce customer cases studies, testimonials and interview clients who agree to publicity about their case Manage the annual awards submissions calendar including advising on entries and preparing submissions Compile the annual legal directory submissions for Legal 500 Monitor and analyse the firm’s media coverage and report monthly using media tracking software Ensure all relevant content is posted to the firm’s websites Commission market research and use the findings to assist with PR campaigns Assist with publicising CSR initiatives to foster community relations Have involvement in events, including seminars, exhibitions, open days and press tours. Including devising and coordinating photo opportunities and maximising press involvement Assists with any other PR related duties as and when required Qualifications Educated to degree level in English, Journalism or PR - Desirable Working towards a CIPR recognised qualification - Desirable Driving licence and own car as there will be some travel - Desirable Experience 5 years experience in a PR position in professional services sector or PR agency - Essential Experience in a strategic PR position - Essential Proven media exposure and ability to build relationships with media, colleagues and clients - Essential Proven people management - Essential Experience in all forms of social media to communicate with key stakeholders - Essential Experience of working in a law firm - Desirable Experience of carrying out independent research - Desirable Knowledge and skills High order of interpersonal skills to gain credibility and maintain positive relationships with partners, employees, managers and external parties - Essential Takes a strategic yet hands on approach - Essential A highly-skilled writer with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail - Essential Ability to work to deadlines with strong organisation and time management skills - Essential I.T. literate and excellent keyboard skills - Essential Strong journalistic connections - Essential Connections at national press levels - Desirable Personality / Other skills Ability to work as part of a team but be able to use initiative and take responsibility for work - Essential Ability to work productively amidst frequent interruptions and remain calm under pressure - Essential Demonstrate a professional, confident and approachable manner showing tact and diplomacy at all times - Essential Demonstrate an adaptable and flexible approach - Essential Discretion and the ability to work in a highly confidential environment - Essential A highly motivated person with the ability to seek out opportunities whilst maintaining client and business focus - Essential Demonstrates a genuine passion and commitment for working in this field - Essential
Stephensons Solicitors LLP Middlebrook, Bolton, UK Full time
18 May, 2018
We require two positions to be filled in our busy family team. One is to service predominantly care work either receiving instructions from a guardian or alternatively family members, usually parent(s). The second is to service predominantly private paying client work. We have legal aid matter starts at both our Bolton and Manchester Spinningfields offices.  For more information follow the link on the website -  https://www.fieldingsporter.co.uk/site/about/recruitment/ Full or part time will be considered
Fieldings Porter Bolton, UK Other
18 May, 2018
We require a private client solicitor or legal executive to work along side a busy team. Experience is desirable but not essential as excellent training will be provided. We have 3 STEP accredited solicitors, the only firm in Bolton who has the full accreditation. For the right candidate we will fund your STEP training. The personality and aptitude for rewarding hard work are essential in order to work in a flourishing team and service our clients, most of whom are existing clients or instruct through recommendation.  Further details are available on our website -  https://www.fieldingsporter.co.uk/site/about/recruitment/ Full or part time considered.
Fieldings Porter Bolton, UK Other
08 May, 2018
£12 - £15 hourly
Temporary Experienced Family Legal Secretary Required We require an experienced family secretary to join us on a temporary basis working three days per week. The position would be based at our Romford office assisting the head of the Family department. The practice has been established for over 60 years but progressive. Based in Romford, Gidea Park and Collier Row our fee earners are all specialists in their respective fields and act for a wide range of commercial and private sector clients. Our matrimonial department is well known for it’s expertise, advocacy and our service to our clients. The Candidate Experience in Family Law Excellent administration and organisational skills; Friendly and approachable Dealing with correspondance Typing legal documents Liaising with clients face to face, on the telephone and via email Must have fast and accurate audio and copy-typing skills   The Role This is a temporary position to assist and support the Head of Family department. Must have sound Family Legal Secretarial Experience, preferably within a small practice - where being hands-on and working as part of a team are key Working as part of a friendly, enthusiastic team   Start Date:     ASAP Salary :           £12-£15 per hour  
F Barnes Solicitors Romford, UK Temporary
03 May, 2018
At Brethertons, we recently completed a major transformation programme creating a streamlined organisation where you will find “lawyers doing law" and “support providing support". There are a variety of legal and operational roles available within this collaborative and cohesive culture. When you join Brethertons, you will be competitively rewarded, with a strong base salary and an innovative bonus scheme.  We aim to foster an environment of choice with clear career development paths, a focus on learning and development and a highly supportive structure.  We are looking to recruit an experienced Solicitor within our Serious Injuries department in our Rugby office. About the Role As a Solicitor, you will provide advice and assistance to people who are seeking compensation as result of having suffered life changing injuries. The work we undertake is typically valued in six, seven and eight figures. You will be joining a small and focused team recognised for its strength in spinal cord injury litigation in particular. We assist some of the most seriously injured claimants and we have a national coverage. About you In order to be successful you must be qualified in the area of practice (either as a Solicitor or as a Legal Executive). You are likely to have 5-10 years post qualification experience with your main focus being in specialist high value catastrophic (serious injury) litigation. You are likely to have been conducting spinal cord injury, brain injury, amputation and other life changing injuries litigation on behalf of claimants for the last 5-10 years. You are also likely to have some experience of conducting clinical negligence cases involving serious injuries. You will probably have been (or you are on the way to being) recognised with individual accreditation with some or all of APIL (Senior Litigator or above), the SRA, Headway, AVMA as well as Chambers and Partners and the Legal 500. You will be knowledgeable about the serious injury sector and experienced in working to cash and fees targets, as well as lockup, time, disbursements and debtors targets. You will have excellent communication skills and you will be demonstrably credible to prospective clients and their families. You will need to be able to work independently but also as part of a team when situations dictate. Whilst we are not expecting you to bring work with you, it is expected that you will have a sufficient profile and contacts base to make a real contribution to our team. What’s in return? At Brethertons, we have a comprehensive reward package which includes a competitive market rate salary, pension, individual and firm wide bonus, 26 days holiday and a wellbeing day. We hold Gold Investors in People and work hard to recognise and reward the work of those within our teams. What’s next? We are excited about where Brethertons is going and we would love you to join us on our journey.  If this role is of interest, please contact Dave Langstone ( davidlangstone@brethertons.co.uk ) for more information on the role or application process, or submit your CV directly to us via our website.  It is essential that you include a cover letter that details why your skills are suitable for this role .  A role profile is available should you wish to view this.  
Brethertons LLP Rugby, UK Full time
03 May, 2018
At Brethertons, we recently completed a major transformation programme creating a streamlined organisation where you will find “lawyers doing law" and “support providing support". There are a variety of legal and operational roles available within this collaborative and cohesive culture. When you join Brethertons, you will be competitively rewarded, with a strong base salary and an innovative bonus scheme.  We aim to foster an environment of choice with clear career development paths, a focus on learning and development and a highly supportive structure.  We are looking to recruit a Qualified Lawyer within our Employment team. We are looking for someone to work predominantly in either our Banbury or Rugby office. About the Role You will provide technically correct, commercial advice whilst collaborating with customers to solve their legal problems.  You will be working in specialist employment team with 4 solicitors and one trainee, and you will be expected to pro-actively manage your own caseload and work with the Head of Practice area in relation to more complex matters.  The workload will include general advisory and HR management, litigation, TUPE and supporting our commercial team with the corporate transactions.  About you In order to be successful you must be a qualified lawyer (either as a Solicitor or Legal Executive) with experience gained in both contentious and non contentious aspects of Employment Law. Your will have experience working on behalf of both employer and employee, and provide commercially structured solutions to legal problems.  You must have a robust knowledge of the legal services industry along with experience of case management and managing a portfolio. You will be accountable for organising your own workload and make independent decisions relating to the area of your responsibility. You will manage higher fee earning targets to contribute to the fee earning potential for your practice area and you must be able to communicate effectively on every level; you are on the front line of customer communications and must set the example to other staff in the delivery of exceptional customer service. To be successful in this role you must be able to work independently and be self motivated, but also work well in a team in order for practice area goals to be met. You must be able to build strong working relationships both internally and externally and participate in business development opportunities. Whilst not set, we would expect you to be 3-8 years PQE. What’s in return? At Brethertons, we have a comprehensive reward package which includes a competitive market rate salary, pension, individual and firm wide bonus, 26 days holiday and a wellbeing day. We hold Gold Investors in People and work hard to recognise and reward the work of those within our teams. What’s next? We are excited about where Brethertons is going and would love you to join us on our journey.  If this role is of interest, please contact Dave Langstone ( davidlangstone@brethertons.co.uk ) for more information on the role or application process, or submit your CV directly to us via our website.   Regrettably, we are unable to accept unsolicited CVs from agencies for this role.  
Brethertons LLP Banbury, UK, Rugby, UK Full time
03 May, 2018
At Brethertons, we recently completed a major transformation programme creating a streamlined organisation where you will find “lawyers doing law" and “support providing support". There are a variety of legal and operational roles available within this collaborative and cohesive culture. When you join Brethertons, you will be competitively rewarded, with a strong base salary and an innovative bonus scheme.  We aim to foster an environment of choice with clear career development paths, a focus on learning and development and a highly supportive structure.  We are looking add to recruit a Qualified Lawyer (Solicitor or Legal Executive) into our Dispute Resolution team in our Banbury office on a full time basis.  This role is a new role in this busy team. About the Role As a Qualified Lawyer you will provide advice within the Dispute Resolution Practice Area, based on policy and legislation. You will undertake specialist or technical research and analysis, conduct investigations, and demonstrate effective delegation of procedural, clerical, and administrative tasks to Paralegals, Legal Assistants or Legal Secretaries as appropriate.   You will report to an Associate and/or Head of Practice Area. About you In order to be successful you must be a qualified lawyer (either as a Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive).  You must have a robust knowledge of the Dispute Resolution processes and the Civil Procedure Rules, along with experience of case management and managing a portfolio of customer matters. You will be accountable for organising your own workload and make independent decisions relating to the area of your responsibility. You will manage fee earning targets to contribute to the fee earning potential for the practice area, and you must be able to communicate effectively on every level; you are on the front line of customer communications and must set the example to other staff in the delivery of exceptional customer service. To be successful in this role you must be able to work independently and be self motivated, but also work well in a team in order for practice area goals to be met. You must be able to build strong working relationships both internally and externally. What’s in return? At Brethertons, we have a comprehensive reward package which includes a competitive market rate salary, pension, individual and firm wide bonus, 26 days holiday and a wellbeing day. We hold Gold Investors in People and work hard to recognise and reward the work of those within our teams. What’s next? We are excited about where Brethertons is going and would love you to join us on our journey.  If this role is of interest, please contact Dave Langstone ( davidlangstone@brethertons.co.uk ) for more information on the role or application process, or submit your CV directly to us via our website.   Regrettably, we are unable to accept unsolicited CVs from agencies for this role.  
Brethertons LLP Banbury, UK Full time
03 May, 2018
At Brethertons, we recently completed a major transformation programme creating a streamlined organisation where you will find “lawyers doing law" and “support providing support". There are a variety of legal and operational roles available within this collaborative and cohesive culture. When you join Brethertons, you will be competitively rewarded, with a strong base salary and an innovative bonus scheme.  We aim to foster an environment of choice with clear career development paths, a focus on learning and development and a highly supportive structure.  We are looking to recruit a Qualified Lawyer (Solicitor, Legal Executive or Licenced Conveyancer) within our Residential Conveyancing team in our Rugby office. About the Role As a Qualified Lawyer you will provide advice within the Conveyancing sector, based on policy and legislation. You will undertake specialist or technical research and analysis, conduct investigations, and demonstrate effective delegation of procedural, clerical, and administrative tasks to Legal Assistants as appropriate.     About you In order to be successful you must be qualified in the area of practice (either as a Solicitor, Legal Executive or as a Licenced Conveyancer).  You must have a robust knowledge of the legal services industry along with experience of case management and managing a portfolio. You will be accountable for organising your own workload and make independent decisions relating to the area of your responsibility. You will manage higher fee earning targets to contribute to the fee earning potential for your practise area you must be able to communicate effectively on every level; you are on the front line of customer communications and must set the example to other staff in the delivery of exceptional customer service.  To be successful in this role you must be able to work independently and be self motivated, but also work well in a team in order for practice area goals to be met.  You must be able to build strong working relationships both internally and externally. What’s in return? At Brethertons, we have a comprehensive reward package which includes a competitive market rate salary, pension, individual and firm wide bonus, 26 days holiday and a wellbeing day. We hold Gold Investors in People and work hard to recognise and reward the work of those within our teams. What’s next? We are excited about where Brethertons is going and would love you to join us on our journey.  If this role is of interest, please contact David Langstone at davidlangstone@brethertons.co.uk for more information on the role or application process, or submit your CV directly to us via our website.    
Brethertons LLP Rugby, UK Full time