Chattertons Solicitors & Wealth Management

Chattertons is a leading firm of solicitors and provider of wealth management services in Lincolnshire and across the East Midlands.

The firm provides a comprehensive range of services delivering first class, client focused and trusted advice to individuals and businesses from its offices in Boston, Grantham, Bourne, Horncastle, Lincoln, London, Newark, Sleaford, Spalding and Stamford.

17 Oct, 2018
Hours of Work: Full or Part-time/Job Share Considered Location: Lincoln base with regular travel to    all other offices We are delighted to announce that we now have a new vacancy for a Training Officer to be based at our Lincoln office within our HR Department, with regular travel to all other offices. Chattertons have achieved “Ones to Watch” status following our first ever staff survey with the Sunday Times Best 100 Companies to Work, which means we have good levels of employee engagement and we are looking to increase engagement over the next year so we can improve our ranking even further. The Training Officer will work closely with the HR and ICT teams to design and deliver training across all offices. Key Duties and Responsibilities:   To prepare and carry out training needs analysis across all offices. Produce a training matrix for new starters and continued professional development. To deliver ICT Inductions and fulfil ongoing training needs. To ensure full ICT user engagement. Write training sessions prepare and produce accompanying handouts. Carry out training on a one to one basis and to groups. Produce a monthly training report for the HR Director. Maintaining accurate training records. To provide training in ICT, Cash handling and Client Service and any other necessary training. Maintain client and company confidentiality. Chattertons recognises that it is essential to provide equal opportunities to all persons without discrimination. The Company has an Equality and Diversity Policy and this sets out the Company’s position on equal opportunity in all aspects of employment. This is available upon request. 
Chattertons Solicitors & Wealth Management Lincoln, UK Full time
17 Oct, 2018
Starting Salary: £18,389.07 Hours of Work: 9.00am – 5.15pm –   Monday to Friday but expected to work additional hours if necessary Location: Lincoln (but will be expected to travel to all offices) We are seeking a Facilities Administrator with a confident approach to provide full administration support to the business for the coordination of any maintenance and facilities requests.   This will be an administration focused role with experience within facilities management would be preferred, but experience with dealing with invoicing and budget monitoring is essential. This role will require someone who is self-sufficient, can think on their feet and provide a quality internal customer focused service. As Facilities Administrator your principal duties will include: Monitoring and reporting on budget and expenditure; Coordination of firm wide stationery, non ICT equipment and hygiene units. Act as point of contact for all internal maintenance requirements, scope job and assign work to internal Maintenance Technician or source external contractor to undertake work. Administrative duties for the ICT and HR team to include invoicing, Health and Safety Administration, issuing permits to work, ensuring contracts and secrecy documentation are in place for all contractors working across all offices. Continually monitor work and services provided by suppliers. Preparing data for management reports. Ordinance Survey Renewals. Various administrative tasks to include typing, filing, inventory management etc. Ad hoc project work as directed by senior management. Work with Office Management teams to coordinate and assist with office moves. In conjunction with the ICT Director, liaise with external consultants regarding Gas, Electricity, water and business rate tariffs In conjunction with ICT Director, administer Royal Mail and Document Exchange requirements for all offices. Undertake administrative duties in connection with property alarms, fire alarms, CCTV and Security, Air Conditioning, Confidential waste, routine maintenance for lifts, security lights and any other duties assigned by the ICT Director. Arrange and monitor Confidential Waste Removal. The ideal candidate for this role will have prior administrative experience within a facilities or property management team, with IT skills in MS Word & Excel, and strong communication skills. They will be working as part of a small on-site team, so should have the ability to work independently and using self-initiative.  
Chattertons Solicitors & Wealth Management Lincoln, UK Full time
17 Oct, 2018
Salary : £16,483.20 per annum Hours of Work: Monday – Friday 9.00 am – 5.15 pm The Legal Assistant will form part of the document production team undertaking pool typing and document filing across all areas of the business. They will support Senior Legal Assistants as directed by the Team Leader. They will produce letters and documents through manual transcription, digital dictation and voice recognition software, take telephone calls and provide reception cover. Key Duties and Responsibilities: Perform typing/word-processing accurately and to deadlines across all areas of law at the Stamford office. The Legal Assistant will be expected to undertake work across all areas of the company and provide cover to Senior Legal Assistants as directed by the Team Leader. Maintain client and company confidentiality. Transcribe information from audio and manual documents. Provide support to other offices as directed by the Team Leader. Take telephone calls and convey messages in a timely manner. Arrange appointments. Maintain manual and electronic document filing and case management systems. Provide reception cover. Chattertons recognises that it is essential to provide equal opportunities to all persons without discrimination. The Company has an Equality and Diversity Policy and this sets out the Company’s position on equal opportunity in all aspects of employment. This is available upon request. 
Chattertons Solicitors & Wealth Management Stamford, UK Full time
17 Oct, 2018
Salary : £19,964.46 per annum Hours of Work: 9.00 am – 5.15 pm Responsible for: Senior Legal Assistants, Legal Assistants, Legal Support Assistant and Reception. The Team Leader will form part of the document production team supporting fee earners across all the areas of the business producing letters and documents through manual transcription, digital dictation and voice recognition. Key Duties and Responsibilities: Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality. Line manage the Senior Legal Assistants, Legal Assistants, Legal Support Assistant, and Reception staff.   Monitor and allocate work to individuals within the Document Production Team. Support and monitor performance of team members. To perform all necessary typing/word-processing, accurately and to deadline for the dedicated area and also support the pool environment across all areas of the law within the Stamford office. Transcribe information from manual documents or audio. Provide support to other offices. Take telephone calls on behalf of Partners and fee earners and convey messages in a timely manner. To arrange appointments as required. Closely monitor the BigHand DPT folder and ensure team is keeping work up-to-date – adopting the oldest/most urgent first principle. To ensure correct information recorded on the appropriate file management system including adding Relationships in Connect . Will be required to use all case management systems used by the company. Create and maintain accurate records. Keep filing up to date. Undertake reviews, monitor performance and support team. Chattertons recognises that it is essential to provide equal opportunities to all persons without discrimination. The Company has an Equality and Diversity Policy and this sets out the Company’s position on equal opportunity in all aspects of employment. This is available upon request. 
Chattertons Solicitors & Wealth Management Stamford, UK Full time
02 Oct, 2018
Hours of Work: 9.00 am - 5.15 pm. Monday - Friday (36.25 hrs per week) Salary : Depends on Experience We have an exciting opportunity for a Private Client Paralegal to join our team.   The role will be a fee earning position and will involve undertaking routine Private Client work.  Chattertons have just achieved “Ones to Watch” status following our first ever staff survey with the Sunday Times Best 100 Companies to Work, which means we have good levels of employee engagement and we are looking to increase engagement over the next year so we can improve our ranking even further. The ideal candidate will hold a degree in Law, have a real passion for Private Client work and a good level of knowledge and /or experience in this area. Strong research skills are essential. You will be a confident, proactive and structured individual who will be experienced in a broad range of matters to include, but not limited to, the following:- Preparation of Wills; Preparation of Lasting Powers of Attorney to include registration of EPAs and LPAs; File opening administration; Estate Administration including visiting properties; Trust Administration; Dealing with initial enquiries; File Closures. In addition, you will work with the Company’s Marketing Team to promote and enhance the good reputation and business of the Company. Key Duties and Responsibilities: To provide an ongoing service to existing clients. To work with Partners and other Fee Earners to develop new business. Develop and enhance the Private Client Departments, maximising cross referrals across all offices and areas of the business. To produce fee income in line with targets and agreed objectives. To keep informed of all changes in the Law and Practice in own area of work. Maintain and enhance up to date legal skills. Financial control with particular regard to cash flow control through collection of monies on account and billing procedures. Maintaining accurate daily records of time spent on client and internal work. Perform fee earning work accurately, reliably and in accordance with the Company’s quality and risk procedures. Chattertons recognises that it is essential to provide equal opportunities to all persons without discrimination. The Company has an Equality and Diversity Policy and this sets out the Company’s position on equal opportunity in all aspects of employment. This is available upon request.   
Chattertons Solicitors & Wealth Management Newark, UK Full time
24 Aug, 2018
Hours of Work: 09.00 – 17.15 – Monday to Friday (36.25 per week) We are seeking a confident, proactive Employment Solicitor or Legal Executive to be based at either our Grantham or Newark Office, but to provide cover at both offices as necessary and undertake work for a wide spectrum of both business and personal clients. Chattertons have achieved “Ones to Watch” status following our first ever staff survey with the Sunday Times Best 100 Companies to Work, which means we have good levels of employee engagement and we are looking to increase engagement over the next year so we can improve our ranking even further. The Chattertons Employment law team is an ambitious and growing team, and have recently been ranked in the Legal 500 as a Tier 4 firm within the East Midlands. The ideal candidate will have a real passion for Employment law and a good level of knowledge and/or experience in this area. Strong research, drafting and negotiating skills are paramount, as is an ability to approach problems in a commercially-minded way. Of particular importance for the role is a desire to undertake business development and marketing activity as there will be a strong emphasis on building up contacts in the local area and developing a client base. You will be a confident, proactive and structured individual with experience in a broad range of contentious and non-contentious employment work including: Advising employers/employees on a range of contentious and non-contentious matters including unfair dismissal claims, discrimination claims, TUPE transfers, business restructuring/redundancies, settlement agreements, company policies and procedures, dismissal and contractual issues. Excellent working knowledge of the Employment Tribunal rules, procedures and protocols. Experienced at undertaking full preparation for cases in the Employment Tribunal, ideally with experience at undertaking own advocacy. Preparing for and delivering seminars. Regularly attending local networking and business development events in order to build contacts within the local area. Drafting articles for marketing purposes and contributing to the Firm’s social media accounts to raise the profile of the firm and the Employment team. In addition, you will work with the Company’s Marketing Policy to promote and enhance the reputation and business of the company. This is an ideal opportunity for an ambitious induvial to work with autonomy to build their own thriving Employment law caseload, with excellent opportunities for progression within the Firm.   Key Duties and Responsibilities:   Maintain excellent levels of service for existing clients. Develop new business, build and maintain a case load and promote the Employment Team. Build business contacts within the local area and actively market self, team and Firm, through a variety of BD activity. Produce fee income in line with targets and agreed objectives. To keep informed of all changes in the law and practice in own area of work. Maintain and enhance up to date legal skills. Take responsibility for financial control with particular regard to cash flow control through collection of monies on account and billing procedures. Perform work accurately, reliably and in accordance with the Company’s quality and risk procedures. Take an active role in the development of the Company and maximise cross referrals. Ability to take account of diversity and equality in all aspects of role. Chattertons recognises that it is essential to provide equal opportunities to all persons without discrimination. The Company has an Equality and Diversity Policy and this sets out the Company’s position on equal opportunity in all aspects of employment. This is available upon request. 
Chattertons Solicitors & Wealth Management Grantham, UK Full time
13 Aug, 2018
Hours of Work: 09.00 – 17.15 hrs – Monday to Friday (36.25 hours per week) We now have a vacancy for an experienced Conveyancing Paralegal to join our busy Specialist New Build Estates Department. The vacancy is at our Newark office.  A good understanding of the conveyancing process is essential but training in Plot Sales will be provided.   You will be a confident, proactive and structured individual with experience in a broad range of matters including:- Handling a caseload Producing standard contract documentation Dealing with enquiries. Exchange, completion and post-completion work (including Stamp Duty Land Tax, Companies House and Land Registry registrations) File closures Key Duties and Responsibilities:   Providing outstanding levels of service to developer clients. Liaising with and supporting other members of the team. Meeting financial targets and agreed objectives. Working accurately, reliably and in accordance with the Specialist New Build Estates Department’s procedures, quality and risk management procedures. Communicating with clients at all levels from the Group Sales Director to site sales staff. Maintaining and enhancing relationships with existing developer clients. Promoting the firm and developing new business. Adept at being able to work under pressure. Perform fee earning work accurately, reliably and in accordance with the firms’ quality and risk procedures.  
Chattertons Solicitors & Wealth Management Newark, UK Full time
10 Aug, 2018
Hours of Work: Monday – Friday 9.00 am – 5.15 pm Salary : National Minimum Wage Our Newark Specialist New Build Estates Department are now recruiting for a Contracts Administrator. You will be part of an extremely busy, but friendly department. The Contracts Administrator will form part of the Specialist New Build Estates Department and will undertake typing, photocopying, scanning and document production within the Department. You will support the Paralegals, Team Leader and Conveyancers as directed by the Team Leader. You will accurately produce letters, legal documents and contract documentation as directed by the Team Leader and will take telephone calls on behalf of the team as required. Key Duties and Responsibilities:   The Contracts Administrator will be expected to undertake work across all areas of the Specialist New Build Estates Department including; Perform typing/word-processing accurately and to deadline. Being responsible for creating and sending contracts (once trained) Responding to all requests for information in a timely manner Reporting statistics etc., to Team Leader Maintaining accurate records associated with contracts including fee and/or income related data They will be required to maintain client and company confidentiality. Take telephone calls and convey messages in a timely manner. Maintain manual and electronic document filing and case management systems. Photocopying documents accurately and to deadlines.
Chattertons Solicitors & Wealth Management Newark, UK Full time
06 Aug, 2018
Hours of Work: 09.00 – 17.15 hrs – Monday to Friday (36.25 hours per week) We now have a vacancy for an experienced Conveyancing Paralegal to join our busy Specialist New Build Estates Department. The vacancy is at our Newark office.  A good understanding of the conveyancing process is essential but training in Plot Sales will be provided. You will be a confident, proactive and structured individual with experience in a broad range of matters including:- Handling a caseload Producing standard contract documentation Dealing with enquiries. Exchange, completion and post-completion work (including Stamp Duty Land Tax, Companies House and Land Registry registrations) File closures Key Duties and Responsibilities:   Providing outstanding levels of service to developer clients. Liaising with and supporting other members of the team. Meeting financial targets and agreed objectives. Working accurately, reliably and in accordance with the Specialist New Build Estates Department’s procedures, quality and risk management procedures. Communicating with clients at all levels from the Group Sales Director to site sales staff. Maintaining and enhancing relationships with existing developer clients. Promoting the firm and developing new business. Adept at being able to work under pressure. Perform fee earning work accurately, reliably and in accordance with the firms’ quality and risk procedures. Chattertons recognises that it is essential to provide equal opportunities to all persons without discrimination. The Company has an Equal Opportunities Policy and this sets out the Company’s position on equal opportunity in all aspects of employment. This is available upon request. 
Chattertons Solicitors & Wealth Management Newark, UK Full time
02 Aug, 2018
We are delighted to announce we have a vacancy for an experienced Conveyancer, Licensed Conveyancer or Conveyancing Legal Executive or Solicitor to provide cover at all offices to the Residential Conveyancing Team for holiday and sickness cover. The role will involve undertaking routine residential and other conveyancing work and providing covering for existing fee earners in the team when on holiday. You will be a confident, proactive and structured individual who will be experienced in a broad range of matters to include, but not limited to, the following:- Picking up a caseload of residential conveyancing and to provide backup for builders conveyancing work when necessary; Proven ability to generate work and convert quotations; Undertaking necessary searches; Client, Estate Agent and Builder liaison; Production of standard contract documentation; Dealing with enquiries; Dealing with exchange, completion and post completion related correspondence and formalities. (to include Stamp Duty Land Tax, Companies House and Land Registry Registrations) File Closures; Cover may be required for some Commercial Property Transactions on an ad-hoc basis also. In addition, you will work with the Department’s Marketing Policy to promote and enhance the good reputation and business of the company. Key Duties and Responsibilities: To provide an ongoing service to existing clients and generate new work where possible. Develop and enhance the Conveyancing Department, maximising cross referrals across all offices and areas of the business. To produce fee income in line with targets and agreed objectives. To keep informed of all changes in the Law and Practice in own area of work. Maintain and enhance up to date legal skills. Financial control with particular regard to cash flow control through collection of monies on account and billing procedures. Maintaining accurate daily records of time spent on client and internal work. Perform fee earning work accurately, reliably and in accordance with the Company’s quality and risk procedures. Chattertons recognises that it is essential to provide equal opportunities to all persons without discrimination. The Company has an Equal Opportunities Policy and this sets out the Company’s position on equal opportunity in all aspects of employment. This is available upon request. 
Chattertons Solicitors & Wealth Management Lincolnshire, UK Full time
08 Jun, 2018
£18,000 - £22,000 yearly
Salary : £18,000 – £22,000 depending on experience. Hours of Work: 09.00 – 17.15 hrs – Monday to Friday (36.25 hours per week). We are delighted to announce, that we are looking to recruit a confident, proactive and ambitious Commercial Property Paralegal to join our team at our Horncastle Office. The vacancy has arisen as a result of an internal promotion.  The successful candidate will work with and provide support to two highly experienced Commercial Property Partners within our Horncastle Office.  This is an exciting opportunity and there are genuine opportunities to grow with Chattertons for the right candidate. The ideal candidate will hold a degree in Law or equivalent professional work experience as training will be given, and have a real passion for commercial property work. The successful candidate should have the ability to handle pressure and work to tight deadlines. They will be committed to providing excellent client care and satisfaction.  You will be involved in a broad range of matters to include, but not limited to, the following:- Client liaison and assisting with enquires; Leasehold and freehold acquisitions and disposals; Drafting and approving leases; Due diligence (enquiries and title investigation); Undertaking necessary searches;  Agent liaison; Utility company easements and transfers; Auction packs; Exchange, completion and post completion related correspondence and formalities. (to include Stamp Duty Land Tax, Companies House and Land Registry Registrations); Ensuring that balances are clear and files are closed at the end of the matter. In addition, you will work with the Department’s Marketing Policy to promote and enhance the good reputation and business of the company. Key Duties and Responsibilities:   To provide an ongoing service to existing clients; To work with Partners and other Fee Earners to develop new business; Develop and enhance the Commercial Property Department, maximising cross referrals across all offices and areas of the business; To produce fee income in line with targets and agreed objectives; To keep informed of all changes in the Law and Practice in own area of work Maintain and enhance up to date legal skills. Financial control with particular regard to cash flow control through collection of monies on account and billing procedures. Maintaining accurate daily records of time spent on client and internal work. Perform fee earning work accurately, reliably and in accordance with the company’s quality and risk procedures.
Chattertons Solicitors & Wealth Management Horncastle, UK Full time
06 Jun, 2018
Salary : Highly Competitive and commensurate with experience. Hours of Work: 09.00 – 17.15 – Monday to Friday (36.25 per week) Summary: We are looking to grow our team at our Boston office. We have created an excellent opportunity for an ambitious and experienced Commercial Property Solicitor to join the team.      We have an extremely well established and varied caseload and there are real opportunities for career development with Chattertons. We are delighted to have achieved “Ones to Watch” status on our first ever survey with the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work for and the Boston office is a professional and friendly office.  The individual will be confident, proactive and structured and will have experience in a broad base of commercial property work, to include Landlord and Tenant, freehold acquisitions, bank finance/security, commercial leasing, agriculture and development. In addition, they will be able to promote and enhance the good reputation and business of the firm. Key Duties and Responsibilities:   To provide an ongoing service to existing clients. To develop new business. To develop and enhance the Commercial Property Team. To produce fee income in line with targets and agreed objectives. To keep informed of all changes in the law and practice in own area of work. To maintain and enhance up to date legal skills. To ensure financial control with particular regard to cash flow control through collection of monies on account and billing procedures. To perform work accurately, reliably and in accordance with the firm’s quality and risk procedures. To work closely with the Commercial Property Partner and manage other members of the team.
Chattertons Solicitors & Wealth Management Boston, UK Full time