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03 Jul, 2019
The Job Reporting to the Residential Conveyancing Solicitor at Abingdon, the candidate will be responsible for supporting a professional and efficient Residential Conveyancing service. The candidate The successful candidate will be an experienced and committed Legal Secretary who enjoys Residential Conveyancing typing work. They will ideally have significant recent experience of working in a busy administrative support role doing high volume Residential Conveyancing support work. The Legal Secretary will be a proficient and accurate typist (70 wpm), with broad experience working within a busy high street Residential Conveyancing practice. They will be responsible for opening all new files for the fee earners in the office. They will be proactive and will deal with all routine Residential Conveyancing matters. They will have basic knowledge of standard conveyancing forms, draft contracts, transfers, OS1s and K15s. They will be adept at using case management to optimise efficiency. They will be prepared to implement best practice to create a streamlined typing service. They will provide excellent front line support to the Solicitor and be a professional and efficient first point of contact to clients. They will be comfortable working within a small team of Residential Conveyancing support staff within an open plan environment. Salary Commensurate with experience 3% employer pension contributions (Employee contributions set at 5%) 25 days holiday + usual bank holidays pro-rated to contracted hours 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
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
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