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22 May, 2019
The role An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Legal Assistant/Paralegal to join our Residential Conveyancing Department to be based at our North End office. Working directly with the Head of Department you will support them in all day to day activities to include typing of correspondence, liaising with clients, other firms and estate agents, scanning of important documents, providing and follow up of estimates to clients, preparing draft documentation/letters for approval, assisting with updating Lender Exchange, LMS Legal Stars (training will be provided) and ensuring that all files are kept in order in accordance with the agreed Conveyancing Department Protocol , compliant with CQS and Lexcel quality standards. The Ideal Candidate An experienced Legal Assistant/Paralegal who is pro-active, has excellent client care skills, the ability to work on their own initiative and with minimal supervision and has the following: Previous experience of conveyancing procedures for both Freehold and Leasehold properties Previous knowledge of reviewing contract papers and raising enquiries Strong and efficient secretarial and admin skills High level of attention to detail Excellent organisational skills Good telephone manner Fast, accurate typing ability IT literate – Microsoft Word/Excel/Outlook Discretion and ability to maintain confidentiality Experience of using a case management system (although not essential as training will be provided) Salary & Benefits : Competitive depending on experience, flexible holiday policy, contributory company pension, staff bonus scheme, healthcare cash back scheme and membership to Perkbox. Equal Opportunities We believe a diverse culture can bring specific skills and personalities and so promote equality and diversity and we are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments individuals may require in the recruitment process, or once in post. Biscoes is committed to giving fair support to members of the Armed Forces Community. As such, Biscoes guarantee an interview for any Armed Forces member as long as they meet the requisite criteria set out in the job description. The scheme is not a guaranteed job for members of the Armed Forces Community, as selection procedures will ensure the best candidate for the job is appointed, based on the objective criteria of the role
Biscoes Legal Services Limited Kingston Crescent, Portsmouth PO2 8AQ, UK Full time
22 May, 2019
The Firm Biscoes is a well established and growing law firm situated on the South Coast and Isle of Wight. We pride ourselves in providing a professional approach in a friendly environment. The role An excellent opportunity has arisen for a legal secretary working with a fee earner specialising in commercial property. Supporting them in all day to day activities to include typing of correspondence, liaising with clients, other firms and agents, scanning of important documents, post-completion work including Land Registry applications, stamp duty land tax (and other online applications) and ensuring that all files are kept in order and compliant with Lexcel quality standards. The Ideal Candidate A legal secretary who is pro-active, has excellent client care skills, the ability to work on their own initiative and has the following: Previous experience of commercial conveyancing procedures Strong and efficient secretarial and admin skills High level of attention to detail Excellent organisational skills Good telephone manner Fast, accurate typing ability IT literate – Microsoft Word/Excel/Outlook Discretion and ability to maintain confidentiality Salary & Benefits : Competitive depending on experience, flexible holiday policy, contributory company pension, staff bonus scheme, healthcare cash back scheme and membership to Perkbox. This is a permanent position working 35 hours per week. Equal Opportunities We believe a diverse culture can bring specific skills and personalities and so promote equality and diversity and we are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments individuals may require in the recruitment process, or once in post. Biscoes is committed to giving fair support to members of the Armed Forces Community. As such, Biscoes guarantee an interview for any Armed Forces member as long as they meet the requisite criteria set out in the job description. The scheme is not a guaranteed job for members of the Armed Forces Community, as selection procedures will ensure the best candidate for the job is appointed, based on the objective criteria of the role profile.
Biscoes Legal Services Limited Kingston Crescent, Portsmouth PO2 8AQ, UK Full time
22 May, 2019
The Firm Biscoes is a well established and growing law firm situated on the South Coast and Isle of Wight. We pride ourselves in providing a professional approach in a friendly environment. The role An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Front of House Administrator to be responsible for the greeting and farewell of all clients and visitors to the office. You will manage any issues that arise during each day promptly and professionally. The role will also entail administrative support to fee-earners including file opening and closing in line with compliance requirements, typing of correspondence, scanning of important documents and ensuring that all files are kept in order. The successful candidate will be a team player that thrives in an environment of shared goals and achievements to ensure the ongoing success of the Firm. The delivery of outstanding client service at all times is paramount.   The Ideal Candidate The ideal candidate will have a experience of having worked within a reception environment, preferably for a law firm. We are looking for someone who is passionate about providing first class customer service and has the following: Strong and efficient admin skills High level of attention to detail Confident personality and positive approach to the role IT literate – Microsoft Word/Excel/Outlook Discretion and ability to maintain confidentiality Ability to stay calm and work well under pressure Previous experience in supporting legal departments Salary & Benefits : Competitive salary depending on experience, flexible holiday policy, contributory company pension, staff bonus scheme, healthcare cash back scheme and membership to Perkbox. This is a permanent position working 37.5 hours per week. Equal Opportunities We believe a diverse culture can bring specific skills and personalities and so promote equality and diversity and we are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments individuals may require in the recruitment process, or once in post. Biscoes is committed to giving fair support to members of the Armed Forces Community. As such, Biscoes guarantee an interview for any Armed Forces member as long as they meet the requisite criteria set out in the job description. The scheme is not a guaranteed job for members of the Armed Forces Community, as selection procedures will ensure the best candidate for the job is appointed, based on the objective criteria of the role profile.  
Biscoes Legal Services Limited Gosport, UK Full time
16 May, 2019
We are looking for experienced Private Client Lawyers to join and expand our long established private practice based across North Somerset and Bristol. Successful candidates will have at least 3 years PQE and be confident in managing and building their own caseload with minimal supervision. The ideal candidates will be local to our offices, ambitious and possess strong business development skills to assist the Partners in the growth and continued success of the Private Client Department. You would also be looking to progress in your career through the firms values: dedication, team work and a passion to keep your clients at the heart of what you do. A great work-life balance culture and a competitive rewards package is on offer to the right candidates. For further information, please contact Kelly Pendleton, HR Manager on 01934 410910 or by email to kelly.pendleton@johnhodge.co.uk
John Hodge Solicitors North Somerset, UK Full time
16 May, 2019
We are looking to recruit a Residential Property Lawyer and a Commercial Property Lawyer to join our long established private practice based across North Somerset and Bristol. Successful candidates will have at least 3 years PQE and be confident in managing and building their own caseload with minimal supervision. The ideal candidates will be ambitious and possess strong business development skills to assist the Partners in the growth and continued success of the Property Department, and be looking to progress in their career through the firms values: dedication, team work and a passion to keep their clients at the heart of what they do. A great work-life balance culture, a fully computerised case management system and a competitive rewards package is on offer to the right candidates.
John Hodge Solicitors Bristol, UK Full time
09 Apr, 2019
£40,000 - £55,000 yearly
Are you fed up trying to reach 'Impossible Daily Billing Targets? Want to benefit from a Flexi-Time Contract with Individual Profit Related Pay Bonus Schemes? We are looking for someone who has extensive experience in both residential and commercial property who would like to join a friendly team. F Barnes are based in Romford, Gidea Park and Collier Row. We have a strong loyal client base having been established in the Havering area for over 60 years. Our fee earners are all specialists in their respective fields and act for a wide range of commercial and private sector clients. Our aim is to recruit dynamic, forward thinking individuals who wish to be part of our growth and who share the firm's core values. At F Barnes we trust you to do your job, there are no daily targets. We have a flexible working contract on offer and set realistic annual billing targets. We offer an excellent profit related pay scheme bonus in addition to the basic salary based on the individual’s performance not a department or teams which is more restrictive and demotivating in nature. Other benefits are listed below. The Role: Advising on freehold and leasehold transactions Conduct of lease extensions Ability to act on the sale or purchase of businesses Ability to work unsupervised and demonstrate leadership skills Ability to work under pressure within a busy office A good breadth of knowledge in this area     Requirements:    5 years+ PQE in Residential & Commercial Property Able to work autonomously on complex legal matters Track of record of achieving career, financial (including fee targets) and business development goals; Enthusiasm to engage in networking and business development; Clear demonstrable ability and keenness to build and maintain client and referrer relationships; Self-motivated team player Ambition to progress Excellent administration and organisational skills; Professional but friendly and approachable   Salary:                        £40 - £55k according to experience and historical billing achieved.   Bonus Scheme  :      We offer a generous  'Profit Related Pay' scheme based upon individual billing achieved rather than a more restrictive ' Team Bonus' pay scheme as others do.   Parking :                    A Parking Permit will be provided as part of the job offer.   Flexi - Time:             Our core working hours are between 10am - 4pm. With flexible hours outside of these to suit the individual.   Benefits :                  Dedicated Business Development Manager to assist with your personal growth and other benefits available   Progression Path:  We have a clearly defined progression path for all legal advisors Job Type :                  Full-time/Part Time considered. www.fbarnes.co.uk  
F Barnes Solicitors Romford, UK Full time
02 Apr, 2019
We are looking to recruit an experienced property lawyer to join our well established team across Bristol and Somerset. The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years experience of a variety of residential property work and be able to work with minimal supervision. We look to provide a quality service to private clients in Bristol and Somerset. The role would provide the opportunity to have direct client contact with a manageable caseload. As a firm we do not pay referral fees and concentrate on a quality bespoke service. You would have the benefit of a fully computerised case management system. The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator with good IT skills. The role will also include assisting with the development and continued growth of the Property Department within the Bristol and North Somerset offices. Opportunities for career progression will be available and developed from an early stage. Salary will be competitive, commensurate with experience, for the right candidate. 
John Hodge Solicitors Bristol, UK Full time
25 Mar, 2019
Position: Apprentice Administrative Assistant Responsible to: Newark Partner Office: Newark Hours of Work: 8.45am – 5.00pm, Monday to Friday Department: Support Team Objectives: To support excellence in overall delivery by the firm, through the provision of flexible support in 3 main areas – reception, administration and support to Newark staff. Attributes/Skills: • Well developed interpersonal skills. • Excellent telephone manner. • Confidentiality. • Excellent internal and external client care with ‘can do’ attitude and ability to build ‘business partner’ relationship. • Enthusiasm and commitment to excellence. • Flexibility and strong team playing skills (with lead receptionist and wider team/firm) • Well organised. • Sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word and Outlook. MAIN DUTIES: Reception: • Greeting clients and attending to their individual requirements and other callers to the office. • Keeping meetings rooms clean and tidy - clearing of meeting rooms, washing dishes and cutlery and putting items away • Keeping reception tidy • Providing reception overflow service during busy times, answering telephone calls promptly and efficiently and placing them appropriately within the firm. • Certifying copy ID documentation for internal purposes. • Hospitality at reception and for meetings. Office Administration: • Opening and date stamping of all incoming mail and the distribution of the incoming mail. • Attending to photocopying, filing, mail merges, provision of bill paper and such other duties as are required to provide full support to the staff at Newark. • Organising the internal collection and despatch of post in readiness to take to the Post Office. • Checking all printers/photocopiers throughout the office and restocking the supply of paper as needed; monitor alerts, deal with orders of supplies and replace as necessary. • Checking all supplies of stationery and other general consumables within the office and ensuring their replenishment as necessary. • Undertaking any other tasks/duties as may be reasonably required. Support to Newark: • Logging the incoming cheques into the cheques received log and taking banking to the bank. • Time recording for Newark Partner onto Liberate. • Using Outlook to arrange ad hoc and regular meetings within the firm (with consideration given to reasonable convenience of those attending) and which may include external venues. • Keeping kitchens stocked up with tea, coffee, milk, etc., towels and tea towels and arranging laundry. • Ensuring the wheelie bin is put out on a Friday evening and brought in on a Monday morning. • Pre-planned help with marketing events eg. using checklist of requirements. • Assisting Records & Premises Maintenance Coordinator with maintenance issues. • Transcription, photocopying and flexible admin duties as appropriate. • Any other tasks as allocated by a Partner or a member of the Management Team.
Andrew & Co Solicitors Newark, UK Full time
25 Mar, 2019
Position: Secretary Responsible to: Personal Injury and Motor Law Team Leader Office: Lincoln Hours of Work: 9.00am to 5.15pm Monday to Friday Department: PI/Motor Law Objectives: To provide an effective secretarial service, including help and assistance to others in the firm outside core disciplines when required. Attributes/Skills: • Sound working knowledge of:       - Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word and Excel       - Production of legal forms e.g. Smartforms, Lexis Nexis • Competent levels of literacy, numeracy and accuracy. • Good standards in the presentation of work. • Client focused, with well developed interpersonal skills to include dealing with clients face to face        and on the telephone • Well organised, with a high level of attention to detail • Flexible and prepared to support other disciplines as required. • Team player, committed to supporting colleagues across the firm. • Committed to giving the best impression of Andrew & Co. both internally and externally MAIN DUTIES: • Production of correspondence • Preparation of documents and legal forms • File management in accordance with team procedures and benchmark • Dealing directly with routine client enquiries and handling straightforward client matters and correspondence • Providing secretarial and administrative support in relation to team management and marketing      activities, as required • Holiday cover • Preparation for approval of all team bills • Collection of data and recording same in personal injury/motor law files • Administration of file closure
Andrew & Co Solicitors Lincoln, UK Full time
22 Mar, 2019
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Receptionist & Administrative Assistant to join the Facilities and Administration team at Dutton Gregory. You will be responsible for providing an efficient and professional front of house service for our clients, as well as providing administrative support for the office.  Tasks will include ensuring clients and visitors are greeted and dealt with in an efficient, courteous and responsive manner, providing back-up support for the switchboard, ordering stationery and supplies for the office, scanning, attending to incoming and outgoing post and DX, arranging couriers, and other administrative duties. To be considered for this role, you will ideally have previous reception/front of house experience in a professional services environment.  You will also have a “can do” attitude and enjoy working in a fast paced and often demanding environment.
Dutton Gregory Winchester, UK Full time