Waller and Hart Solicitors Limited was founded in the early 1970’s and is a well established Private Client and Commercial Practice with an increasing number of local and national clients.
We were the first firm with its Head Office in West Cornwall to win accreditation with Lexcel the Law Society’s Quality Mark for Law Practices Excellence. The firm has also achieved recognition as Investors in People and we like to develop our own staff to ensure that the quality of their work matches the high standards that we have set ourselves as a firm.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a solicitor to join our firm working in either our Private Client or Commercial Property departments.
As part of our team you will have the opportunity to work on a broad range of high quality matters.
For more information or to apply please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
1 To assist the Head of Department/Fee Earner responsible for the West Wirral offices on his/her cases by carrying out research, drafting documentation, liaising with clients and third parties and providing first rate legal advice to client
2 Where appropriate, to attend or lead client meetings in order to progress cases
3 To charge the rate defined by the (Management Board / Head of Department / Courts) for services
4 To ensure that the firm’s policies and procedures and those laid out by regulatory bodies such as the Solicitors Regulation Authority are complied with fully at all times
5 To actively promote the firm and all its service in order to attract new business
6 To nurture relationships with existing clients in order to maintain and develop work
7 To contribute towards the effective management of risk by carrying out regular risk assessments on all matters, efficient file management and by providing excellent client care
8 To actively participate in departmental meetings, suggesting improvements to our services where appropriate
9 To ensure that all work undertaken is appropriate to workload and level of knowledge and experience, systematically informing the Head of Department/ Fee Earner with responsibility for the West Wirral offices of any concerns and referring work which can be carried out more effectively or efficiently by another fee earner
10 To actively assist other members of the department where appropriate, notably in providing cover for holidays etc
11 To endeavour to improve knowledge and skills where appropriate
12 To keep accurate and up to date records of time, money, bills etc
13 To disclose any claims and complaints or potential complaints promptly
The Jackson Lees Group is an award-winning, forward-thinking law firm in the North West with one common mission; to make a positive difference through the practice of law.
The Group provides a full-service legal solution to personal and commercial clients. With over 240 committed employees spanning over six offices, the Jackson Lees Group has a wide range of expertise to support you with your legal need.
What we would like from you: qualifications & experience:
– Good communication skills
– Knowledge of the Wills Trusts & Estates practice area
– Time management
– Marketing and commercial awareness
What we offer you i.e. training, career path, promotional prospects:
We are committed to the development of our staff and always seek to nurture talent and promote from within.
How to apply: Please send a CV and cover letter to email@example.com
Closing date for applications: Friday 20th July 2018
Heppenstalls Solicitors Ltd are looking for a Private Client Fee Earner/Solicitor/CILEx who has at minimum 3 years PQE and is capable of working independently to develop a current caseload. The successful candidate would ideally be able to work on a variety of matters (Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection, Estate Administration, Elderly Client, Inheritance Tax and Will preparation).
This is an amazing opportunity for someone looking to progress their career as a Private Client Fee Earner/Solicitor/CILEx in a friendly local firm. Heppenstalls invest heavily in training and continuous education.
Required Skills & Experience:
- 3 years PQE minimum
- Experience managing own caseload
- Motivated individual with lateral thinking and sound judgment skills.
- Ability to use their own initiative and undertake the requirements of the role.
- You will be pragmatic, enthusiastic and able to work within a team.
- Location: Lymington or New Milton offices
- Working Hours: Monday – Friday (full-time) although would consider a part time role
Please send your CV to Krysia Watson firstname.lastname@example.org with a covering letter and your salary expectations or contact Krysia on 01425 610078 for further information.
Heppenstalls Solicitors Ltd are an equal opportunities employer.
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Farnfields Solicitors have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Private Client Solicitor to join our successful Legal 500 Private Client Team at our Gillingham office in rural Dorset.
A bit about us
- We are a well-established and successful law firm with a modern and down to earth approach.
- Passionate about providing an excellent service to our clients.
- Winner of law firm of the year at the 2018 Dorset Legal Awards.
- As a Lexcel accredited firm and a member of Lawnet we are committed to career development and providing challenging work to positively engage and motivate our staff.
- We place importance on being part of the local community and as a growing firm describe ourselves as being friendly, supportive and ambitious.
- At Farnfields we recognise the importance of family life and can offer a good work life balance.
What is the role?
This is a key role within our established Private Client Team at our Gillingham office, the work will involve: will drafting, dealing with trust and estate administration and high net worth clients. We are ideally looking for someone with previous management experience to assist the Head of Department as part of the firm’s succession planning strategy. This role would be an excellent opportunity for someone with future partnership potential.
Who you are?
As the ideal candidate you will have a minimum of 5 years PQE, and be either STEP qualified or working towards STEP. You will be a people person, who demonstrates a positive approach, and be an accomplished lawyer with a proven track record in billing, business development and networking. Previous experience in a management role would also be highly desirable.
Expect far more… Apply now to join a great team and take a step forward in your career.
How to apply: Email your CV to Helen Hunter, HR Manager, Farnfields: email@example.com
Closing date for applications: No fixed closing date at this stage
We are expanding our Wills & Probate department and looking for a fee-earner to join our team of 5 who cover the following Private Client areas:
- Powers of Attorney
- Administration of Estate
- Deputyship Applications
- Management of Affairs
- Declarations of Trust
- Assisting clients with estate and tax planning (using Wills, trusts and lifetime giving), Living Wills, Statutory Wills, preparing Powers of Attorney and undertaking Court of Protection work, dealing with the finances and (if appropriate) making an application for relevant benefits, administration of trusts, information on home care, preserving assets in the event of long-term residential or nursing care, care home contracts
Owen Kenny Solicitors are based in central Chichester, with 2 offices and 33 members of staff. One office (in South Street) houses our property team and the accounts department; another office (in Market Avenue) houses our Private Client team and Litigation department. Our law firm is established in this area and our name is well known locally. All of our Private Client team have been trained to be Dementia Friends; fee-earners are also encouraged to be Solicitors for the Elderly.
We are looking for an experienced and skilled fee-earner (minimum 2/3 years PQE or equivalent). The successful applicant will be able to provide clients with the support and legal advice they need with an empathetic approach, always working towards developing a practical and straightforward solution for clients. Must be able to work as part of a team.
Our Continuing Competence quarterly updates (Development Plan, Development Record) encourage fee-earners to choose training courses/webinars that are appropriate for their development.
Our Directorship Scheme is aimed at encouraging long-term commitment to the firm; fee-earners are invited to undertake the Scheme with a view to joining the Board of Directors.
How to apply: Email your CV and covering note to Alisonrobinson@owenkenny.co.uk (Practice Manager)
Our highly experienced multi-office Private Client department is expanding and needs a talented, personable and client focused individual to join the team in Kent, based in the Maidstone office. With a strong and long-established presence in the county and a growing office in London, the busy team has a sound client base and covers a broad spectrum of PC matters for HNW individuals, trustees and family businesses.
Clearly you need to be an excellent communicator (both written and orally), have superb client care skills and experience of giving advice to a diverse range of clients across the range of Tax and Estate Planning issues. We are looking for a motivated self-starter, a brilliant team player who is able to work cross functionally and build strong relationships, as well as a great mentor and supervisor for our more junior members of the team.
In addition to the usual benefits, we can offer a friendly, collegiate and supportive environment with an open-door policy, team orientated approach and client access to ensure inclusion, responsibility and the opportunity to progress. We spend a great deal of time and energy in recruiting the right people and then developing and supporting their career aspirations. And in doing so we maintain a sensible balance between work and life outside the office- a factor that many law firms claim but few deliver.
If the opportunity of joining a firm that combines traditional values with modern technology and practices to deliver expert advice and a personalised service appeals to you, we would love to hear from you.
How to apply:
If you wish to be considered for this role, please submit your current CV with a covering letter to Joanne Forbes, Whitehead Monckton, 72 King Street, Maidstone, Kent ME14 1BL or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for applications: 31 July 2018