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09 Sep, 2019
Job description Slade Legal is a highly-regarded, well established legal practice based in Oxfordshire. We are a multi-disciplinary firm with a thriving commercial department providing a broad range of services. We offer a friendly, hard working environment and pride ourselves on recognising and rewarding good performance. We currently have an exciting opening for a talented, experienced fee earner to join our commercial team at Abingdon. They will be expected to manage a varied caseload and will have the benefit of excellent in-house support and a collaborative team mentality. The candidate If your specialism is in commercial conveyancing and you are looking to develop your skills and knowledge, we want to hear from you. The successful candidate may be either a fully qualified lawyer with at least 3 year’s recent PQE in commercial conveyancing work or a non-qualified legal professional with the equivalent relevant experience and expertise. They should demonstrate a detailed knowledge of commercial conveyancing work, good technical proficiency and strong attention to detail. The candidate will carry their own caseload with relative autonomy; with scope to branch into general commercial work if so desired. Fee targets and related bonus scheme apply. Applicants must be self-motivated, reliable and demonstrate a professional and conscientious approach to their work. Salary/Benefits Negotiable salary, 3% employer pension contributions / 5% employee contributions, 25 days holiday + usual bank holidays. Access to bonus scheme. Local parking costs. How to apply If you would like to apply for this position or if you would simply like to know more, please contact Tracey Waite: HR Manager on 01235 521920 or email tracey.waite@slade-legal.co.uk
Slade Legal Abingdon, UK Full time
09 Sep, 2019
Vacancy Slade Legal is seeking an ambitious, motivated and talented Private Client Solicitor to lead and develop our established, highly experienced and successful Private Client department. We value our staff and offer a comfortable, sustainable work environment and this role will suit an experienced Private Client solicitor with managerial experience, looking to move to a firm where work life balance is a priority. The Candidate The ideal candidate will either be making a move from a city firm, looking for the opportunity to run a department and make their mark, or they will be an existing Head of Private Client at a leading regional firm. If your specialism is in Private Client and you are looking to lead and manage a department, we want to hear from you. The successful candidate will be a qualified solicitor and preferably STEP qualified. They should demonstrate a detailed knowledge of Private Client work, good technical proficiency and strong attention to detail. They will have excellent client facing skills and the ability to nurture existing clients and third-party relationships as well as the ability to help develop established teams, bring in new business and assist in networking events. Applicants must be able to build upon a successful department and lead the Private Client team whilst managing experienced sub teams based at the branch offices. They will be self-motivated, reliable and demonstrate a professional and conscientious approach to their work. The candidate will carry their own caseload with complete autonomy. Salary/Benefits Negotiable salary, 3% employer pension contributions / 5% employee contributions, 25 days holiday + usual bank holidays. Access to bonus scheme. Local parking costs. How to apply If you would like to apply for this position or if you would simply like to know more, please contact Tracey Waite: HR Manager on 01235 521920 or email tracey.waite@slade-legal.co.uk. For an informal chat please contact Lisa McQueen on 01235 521920 or email lisa.mcqueen@slade-legal.co.uk.
Slade Legal Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK Full time
16 Aug, 2019
£17,000 - £20,000 yearly
Job Title: Paralegal within the Employers Liability Department  Reporting to: Head of the EL Department Department: EL/PL Department Key Tasks (not an exhaustive list) Dealing with new enquiries and vetting claims Building up their own case load and running the claims from start to finish Assisting other fee earners whilst case load is being build up Drafting letters of claim/claims notification forms Resolving liability Requesting medical records Arranging medical examinations and reviewing incoming reports Valuing claims Liaising with third party insurers/solicitors Negotiating settlements Undertaking fee earning work and providing a profitable contribution to the EL Department. Key Knowledge Essential A basic understanding of personal injury litigation. EL/PL experience is essential Experience Paralegal with at least 1-2 years’ personal injury experience handing claims Experience to include reviewing records, medical reports and drafting CNFs Desirable Experience of using case management systems and time recording (ideally Proclaim). Litigation experience   Key Competencies Good attention to detail. Excellent client care Excellent communication and literacy skills. Flexible attitude to work. Excellent organisational skills.
Oakwood Solicitors Ltd Roundhay, Leeds, UK Full time
06 Jun, 2019
We are currently looking to recruit a Senior Property Lawyer to develop and grow our commercial property team. Our property team of 7 focuses on transactional work, supporting our corporate colleagues on acquisitions and disposals. We are now looking to expand the team, leveraging our existing client base and developing new business in this area. Our ideal candidate will be providing value driven, commercially focused advice on commercial landlord and tenant matters and development agreements and other commercial property matters. You will have great client relationship skills, a proven track record in business development and be comfortable taking responsibility for driving the development of new business in property with the support of our sales and marketing team. We offer a very different experience to the traditional law firm approach and hope that any driven, ambitious and personable lawyers would find a great home in our growing team. You would be given significant responsibility for shaping and developing the area, along with a very competitive package, including a performance related element linked to your success in winning new clients. There is also flexibility in where the role is based.
Outset Legal LLP Maidstone, Bristol or London Full time
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
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