F Barnes Solicitors

Award winning solicitors based in Romford, Gidea Park & Collier Row

Our primary goal is to provide a personal and efficient service of the highest quality to our clients.

We have an experienced team of specialist legal advisors who not only provide excellent legal advice but also representation to both individuals and businesses.

F Barnes are distinguished by our friendly and approachable manner, reasonable fees and commitment to exceeding client expectations.

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. The practice has been established for over 60 years but progressive. Based in Romford and Gidea Park, our fee earners are all specialists in their respective fields and act for a wide range of commercial and private sector clients.

 

16 Jan, 2019
TRAINEE SOLICITOR VACANCY F Barnes are looking to recruit a trainee solicitor to join their training programme. We would like someone who has had first-hand experience as a paralegal since obtaining their LPC. This would ideally suit someone who would like to join us on a 6 month probation period as a paralegal with the opportunity of being offered a two year training opportunity. As a firm we are fully dedicated to providing our trainees with a fully comprehensive and diverse introduction to the legal world we live in. We look to provide high quality training across various different seats of law which can range from but not exclusive to, Family Law, Private Client, Commercial & Corporate Law, Property Law, Employment and Litigation. Trainees will be working in a friendly and supportive environment where candidates have fantastic opportunity to progress their career. What should you expect? Trainee solicitors will usually spend six months in each seat of law in both contentious and non-contentious areas. Whilst we discuss what areas of law you would prefer to train in we always look to keep these under review with you as many trainees often change their mind as to what areas they would like to eventually practice in as they progress through their training contract. We have an excellent team of highly experienced solicitors at F Barnes who are also skilled in appearing in court personally and can pass on their skills in this regard. You should expect to be meeting clients and working on live files from the very outset and whilst you will receive training your knowledge will be built up by gaining the wide experience by being ‘on the job’ from the start. We integrate our trainee solicitors into our networking and business development programme throughout. We see this as an important integral part to becoming a successful solicitor in the modern legal battlefield. What are we looking for? We are looking for candidates that have enthusiasm, drive and ambition to do well. Our successful future lawyers will have great personal skills whilst being able to think outside the box. They must be able to adapt according to the changes in demands of the ‘new millennium client’. They must have passed the LPC Preferable having completed a minimum of 6 months as a paralegal Someone Local to our area would be preferred. Start Date: 1st April Salary: Competitive  Salary According to Experience. Probation: 6 months
F Barnes Solicitors Romford, UK Full time
16 Jan, 2019
For a New Job in a New Year with Flexible - Working Contract and Excellent Benefit Package on offer Are you a Private Client Solicitor or Legal Executive with 5 years PQE in Wills & Probate? Want to join a friendly team with great opportunities to progress? Due to our success we have continued to grow and we are looking to recruit an experienced Wills & Probate Solicitor or Legal Executive to join our Gidea Park office. The candidate will have fantastic progression and billing opportunities. Our substantial 'Will Bank', client retention rates and personal appeal means that this department is one of our strongest. We would strongly recommend applying for this position in the first instance so that we may contact you to discuss the opportunities on offer in full direct. The Candidate: We would like someone who is enthusiastic, committed and keen to contribute to the achievements of F Barnes. The ideal candidate will have a good breadth of experience having specialised in Wills & Probate work for at least 5 years. We look for candidates who are dynamic, forward thinking and who share our core values. Our practice has been established for over 60 years. We have a great core following providing lots of fee earning potential for the right candidate. Main duties: Drafting of Wills and Codicils Preparing Lasting Powers of Attorney Drafting Deeds of Variation Probate applications Deputyship Applications to the Court of Protection Participating in networking and practice development activities. Requirements: 5 years+ experience in Wills & Probate work; Good communication skills Track of record of achieving career, financial (including fee targets) and business development goals; Enthusiasm to engage in networking and practice development activities; Client focused and practical; Demonstrable ability and keen to build and maintain client and referral relationships; Excellent administration and organisational skills; Professional but friendly and approachable personality. Start Date  : ASAP Salary:   £40 - £55k according to experience and historical billing targets Bonus Scheme  : We offer a generous  'Profit Related Pay' scheme 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 Contracts Offered:  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.
F Barnes Solicitors Romford, UK Full time
16 Jan, 2019
Are you an Experienced Solicitor in both Commercial & Residential Property? Are you looking to develop your career path and business development with a view to progressing to Director in the near future? Do you have a business mind? For a New Career in the New Year - With Flexi - Time Contract and Excellent Benefits Package We are looking for someone who has extensive experience in both residential and commercial property who would like to join a friendly team. The right candidate would ideally be looking to progress to director and be able to demonstrate leadership skills with a proactive approach to developing business. The position is based at either our Romford or Gidea Park office. 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. 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   Start Date  : ASAP Salary:   £40 - £55k according to experience and historical billing targets Bonus Scheme  : We offer a generous  'Profit Related Pay' scheme 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 Contracts Offered:  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.
F Barnes Solicitors Romford, UK Full time
08 May, 2018
£12.00 - £15.00 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
17 Apr, 2018
£35,000 - £60,000 yearly
Are you a Private Client Solicitor or Legal Executive with 5 years PQE in Wills &Probate? Want to join a friendly team with great opportunities to progress? Due to our success we have continued to grow and we are looking to recruit an experienced Wills & Probate solicitor or legal executive to join our Romford office. The candidate will have fantastic progression and billing opportunities. Our substantial 'Will Bank', client retention rates and personal appeal means that this department is one of our strongest. We would strongly recommend applying for this position in the first instance so that we may contact you to discuss the opportunities on offer in full direct. The Candidate: We would like someone who is enthusiastic, committed and keen to contribute to the achievements of F Barnes. The ideal candidate will have a good breadth of experience having specialised in Wills & Probate work for at least 5 years. We look for candidates who are dynamic, forward thinking and who share our core values. Our practice has been established for over 60 years. We have a great core following providing lots of fee earning potential for the right candidate. Main duties: Drafting of Wills and Codicils Preparing Lasting Powers of Attorney Drafting Deeds of Variation Probate applications Deputyship Applications to the Court of Protection Participating in networking and practice development activities. Requirements: 5 years+ experience in Wills & Probate work; Good communication skills Track of record of achieving career, financial (including fee targets) and business development goals; Enthusiasm to engage in networking and practice development activities; Client focused and practical; Demonstrable ability and keen to build and maintain client and referral relationships; Excellent administration and organisational skills; Professional but friendly and approachable personality.   Start Date  : ASAP Salary:  Depends upon the experience of the applicant but would expect to be in the range £35,000 - £60,000 plus a favourable profit sharing package over and above target billing. Holidays:  20 days plus all Bank Holidays Job Type  : Full-time - flexible hours could be negotiated For full details click here
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