SITUATIONS VACANT

Frettens

Wills & Probate Assistant Solicitor / Chartered Legal Executive – Christchurch Office

We are looking for a FCILEx or qualified solicitor with 5 years post qualification experience to join our rapidly-growing wills & tax team in Christchurch, Dorset.

Click the link below to see the full job specification:

https://www.frettens.co.uk/site/about/careers/wills-probate-solicitor-legal-executive-job-christchurch-dorset

We are a progressive firm and have worked hard to create a working environment that is flexible, fulfilling, and fun.

That's why we've been accredited as an 'outstanding' employer by Best Companies, the research group behind the Sunday Times Awards.

You can a full list of benefits and why our team love working with us here.

(17221)

BCP logo

BCP Council is ambitious and visionary in its commitment to a be a 21st century council. We are looking for committed and enthusiastic specialists in the following areas to join our Legal Services team which supports the council in the delivery of local services:

Children’s Social Care – two solicitors and paralegal

Adults’ Social Care – senior solicitor, solicitor (part-time) and paralegal (part-time)

You will have a sound business awareness and be commercially minded. You will be creative and innovative and will assist the team to develop and embed new processes. We are looking for those who are prepared to embrace the use of new technologies and who can identify how these can better assist our roles.

In return, we can offer you excellent career development opportunities, meaningful and challenging work, and a chance to make a real difference.

As a senior solicitor / lawyer, you will have post-qualification experience in the relevant specialism equivalent to at least 5 years PQE and be able to demonstrate your ability to hit the ground running with a varied and complex caseload.  For further details about the roles, please see www.bcpcouncil.gov.uk/jobs

Salary Information:

Senior Solicitor - £43,857 – £46,845

Solicitor - £39,880 – £42,821 (pro rata)

Paralegal - £28,672 – £31,346 (pro rata)

If you would like to be considered for a role please send your CV to , including a supporting statement explaining how you meet the criteria set out in the role profile, or please apply online via www.bcpcouncil.gov.uk/jobs.

For an informal discussion about any of the available roles, please contact Helen Youings (CSC) on 01202 127283 / or Rachael Jones (ASC) on 01202 128974 /

(10221)

Meesons

Litigation Solicitor/ Legal Executive – Ringwood

Full-time/Part-time/Job share

Are you a solicitor or legal executive who:

  • Is interested in working on a broad range of civil and commercial matters?
  • Prides yourself on offering the highest quality legal advice, with unwavering attention to detail and a focus on providing the very best service to your clients?
  • Is looking to join a long-established but growing independent firm that offers plenty of opportunity for advancement?

If so, we have opportunities to work with and support one of our Directors and we want to hear from you!

About you:

  • You will be a solicitor or legal executive
  • Enjoy working with the variety of a mixed caseload
  • Experience working on personal injury and contentious probate matters an advantage, but not essential
  • Put Client care first

What we offer:

  • Full-time or part-time opportunities. Job-share may also be considered. 
  • Flexible working and remote working available
  • A good work lifestyle balance! Ringwood is a beautiful and unspoilt market town, with a wealth of local shops and restaurants, set on the western edge of the New Forest but only 15 minutes drive from the vibrant town of Bournemouth and the sea.  
  • Competitive salary, based on qualification and experience.
  • The opportunity to join a professional, enabling and supportive team.
  • Genuine opportunities for accelerated career development

Questions?

If you have any questions, please contact Edward Holmes at

To apply:

If you are interested in joining us, email your CV and a covering letter to Edward Holmes at

(10221)

Laceys 2019

Dispute Resolution Lawyer

Exciting opportunity for a Dispute Resolution lawyer to join Laceys’ Legal 500 Dispute Resolution Department. The role is primarily focussed on Employment law and Landlord and Tenant but also includes general commercial litigation.

The role will include business development to help develop existing and source new clients.

Solicitors or legal executives with at least 2 years pqe or demonstrable equivalent skills are most suited to the role. However, applicants who consider that they have other relevant demonstrable experience or skills are welcome to apply.

Applications are to be made in writing or email to: Robin Watson, HR Partner, .

Closing date: 5pm on 12/03/2021

(4221)

Jacobs & Reeves 2019

ACCOUNTS MANAGER/ASSISTANT – HEAD OFFICE POOLE

A full or part-time accounts Manager/assistant to deal with the day to day operations of the accounts processing team. With a focus on, billing, cash, accounts payable and cash management. The candidate should be experienced in all aspects of an accounts department in a law firm. Able to cover for holidays working full time as and when required. Previous experience of working in a law firm is essential. Roles will include dealing with:-

· The expenses process, ensuring accurate recording of all expenses

· Day to day banking and cheque distribution and Daily bank reconciliations on main bank accounts

· The opening and closure of all client ledgers

· Month end account close procedures

· Accounts Payable and Disbursement payable statement reconciliations

· Monthly payroll instructions and ensuring these are correctly processed and properly authorised;

· Payment of bills monthly/quarterly VAT

· Year end procedures

· Daily processing of all other accounting entries/ensuring the firm’s accounting procedures are up to date

· Preparation of management accounts and pension enrolment

Benefits include:- On-site parking

Please forward your CV to Janice Singleton at email:- 

(25121)

Dixon Stewart

Dixon Stewart are looking for bright, enthusiastic and capable people  to work with us in the following areas:-

  1. Conveyancing assistants/paralegals for both our busy New Milton and Highcliffe offices. Although experience is preferred the key attributes we look for are enthusiasm, intelligence and a genuine commitment to learning and career development.
  2. Private Client assistant based in our New Milton office to undertake will writing and the preparation of Lasting Powers of Attorney. Must have experience and an ability to deal with elderly and sometimes vulnerable clients.

Good salaries commensurate with experience, performance related pay and flexible working are available.

Please contact Helen Stewart helen@dixonstewart.com or Ben Ryan benr@dixonstewart.com  in the first instance for an informal discussion or send your CV to

(6121)

Kiteleys logo

Family Solicitor (Ref: FS1)

We are looking for an experienced Family Solicitor to join our Ferndown Office during an exciting time as we continue to deliver excellent service to our clients. You will have experience in all areas of family law.  

Essential qualities

We welcome applications from candidates with the following essential skills, attributes and experience:

  • Able to work independently and run a full caseload.
  • Able to motivate oneself to meet/exceed targets.
  • Able to build relationship with clients and to encourage referral of further business to the firm.
  • Able to meet time recording and billing targets.
  • Able to convey information accurately and articulately, both verbally and in writing.
  • Able to use own initiative and make best use of resources and time.

You will be expected to deliver the highest possible legal and service standards, while maximising profit for the company.  Previous experience of using a case management system would be advantageous and excellent communication skills are a must.

Kiteleys Solicitors is a well-established and highly regarded law firm in the South with six offices across Dorset. We pride ourselves on delivering excellent client service and expect our staff to also live these values. Our Kiteleys core values are:

  • to be professional at all times
  • to be passionate about your job
  • to be a profitable Firm

If you can demonstrate that you also live these values, we would love to hear from you. In return we offer competitive salary and opportunities for advancement and responsibility from day one.

If you are interested in joining a progressive and fast paced Firm where you will be both valued and rewarded for your efforts, please email your CV and a covering letter (quoting job reference Ref: FS1) to Ola Naglik, HR Advisor - .
(211220)

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Litigation Solicitor (Ref: LS1)

We are looking for an experienced Litigation Solicitor to join our Boscombe Office during an exciting time as we continue to deliver excellent service to our clients. You will have experience in all aspects of litigation. Experience in Debt Recovery and Contentious Probate work is highly desirable.

Essential qualities

We welcome applications from candidates with the following essential skills, attributes and experience:

  • Able to work independently and run a full caseload.
  • Able to motivate oneself to meet/exceed targets.
  • Able to build relationship with clients and to encourage referral of further business to the firm.
  • Able to meet time recording and billing targets.
  • Able to convey information accurately and articulately, both verbally and in writing.
  • Able to use own initiative and make best use of resources and time.

You will be expected to deliver the highest possible legal and service standards, while maximising profit for the company. Previous experience of using a case management system would be advantageous and excellent communication skills are a must.

Kiteleys Solicitors is a well-established and highly regarded law firm in the South with six offices across Dorset and Hampshire. We pride ourselves on delivering excellent client service and expect our staff to also live these values. Our Kiteleys core values are:

  • to be professional at all times
  • to be passionate about your job
  • to be a profitable Firm

If you can demonstrate that you also live these values, we would love to hear from you. In return we offer competitive salary and opportunities for advancement and responsibility from day one.

If you are interested in joining a progressive and fast paced Firm where you will be both valued and rewarded for your efforts, please email your CV and a covering letter (quoting job reference Ref: LS1) to Ola Naglik, HR Advisor - .
(211220)

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Commercial Property Solicitor (Ref: CPS1)

We are looking for an experienced Commercial Property Solicitor to join our Boscombe Office during an exciting time as we continue to deliver excellent service to our clients. You will have experience in all aspects of commercial property including Landlord and Tenant.   

Essential qualities

We welcome applications from candidates with the following essential skills, attributes and experience:

  • Able to work independently and run a full caseload.
  • Able to motivate oneself to meet/exceed targets.
  • Able to build relationship with clients and to encourage referral of further business to the firm.
  • Able to meet time recording and billing targets.
  • Able to convey information accurately and articulately, both verbally and in writing.
  • Able to use own initiative and make best use of resources and time.

You will be expected to deliver the highest possible legal and service standards, while maximising profit for the company. Previous experience of using a case management system would be advantageous and excellent communication skills are a must.

Kiteleys Solicitors is a well-established and highly regarded law firm in the South with six offices across Dorset. We pride ourselves on delivering excellent client service and expect our staff to also live these values. Our Kiteleys core values are:

  • to be professional at all times
  • to be passionate about your job
  • to be a profitable Firm

If you can demonstrate that you also live these values, we would love to hear from you. In return we offer competitive salary and opportunities for advancement and responsibility from day one.

If you are interested in joining a progressive and fast paced Firm where you will be both valued and rewarded for your efforts, please email your CV and a covering letter (quoting job reference Ref: CPS1) to Ola Naglik, HR Advisor - .
(211220)

Frettens

Legal Secretary

Frettens are looking for an experienced Legal Secretary with excellent organisational skills and fast accurate typing to join our Commercial Property team in Christchurch.

Click the link below to see the full job specification:

https://www.frettens.co.uk/site/careers/legal-secretary-job-christchurch-bournemouth-ringwood#

We are a progressive firm and have worked hard to create a working environment that is flexible, fulfilling, and fun.

That's why we've been accredited as an 'outstanding' employer by Best Companies, the research group behind the Sunday Times Awards.

You can find a full list of benefits and why our team love working with us here.

(111120)

Lester Aldridge

Associate 5 years PQE (Charity & Social Enterprise lawyer)

Job type: Permanent, full-time, based in Bournemouth (remote working will be considered)

Leading Law Firm, Lester Aldridge Charity and Social Enterprise team are recognised as well-respected market leaders within the third sector. They specialise in advising and representing clients on a range of issues across the charities and social enterprise sector, including registration, charitable status, data protection, governance and regulatory work where there is particular expertise arising from the head of department’s experience as an in house lawyer with the Charity Commission and as a corporate lawyer. The team acts for a variety of charities and not for profit organisations, and works closely with the firms Disputed Wills, Trusts & Probate Team, International Probate Team and the Healthcare Team.

The team has a vacancy in our Bournemouth office for a 5 years PQE strong team player who is looking for intellectually challenging work. The applicant should be an excellent communicator, have the ability to develop good working relationships and be able to deliver results in a demanding environment and be able to advise clients on the law surrounding charities, social enterprises, clubs and societies. They should be able to develop and influence evolving aspects of charity law. Membership and active involvement in the Charity Law Association and its working parties would be encouraged and expected. Corporate experience of Mergers & Acquisitions will be desirable.

At LA, our client service is the priority across the firm and we are constantly looking for ways to add value to the services we offer. We aim to mirror this in our work ethic where we try to achieve a balance reflecting quality of life and quality of work, whilst meeting the varying needs of our clients.

In return we offer a competitive package including 25 days’ holiday, pension scheme, private medical insurance and flexible benefits.

Please apply in confidence by sending your covering letter and CV to the Human Resources team at

Lester Aldridge is committed to being an equal opportunities employer.

(91120)

Lester Aldridge

Solicitor 0-3 years PQE - Property Litigation team

Job type: Permanent, full-time, based in Bournemouth

Leading Law firm, Lester Aldridge have an exciting opportunity for a solicitor to join our busy Property Litigation team in the Bournemouth office. LA’s Property Litigation team is dedicated to achieving the highest levels of service and client satisfaction and offer considerable experience at all levels.

The Property Litigation team advise on all Property related disputes and you will assist with a varied caseload including high value and complex disputes relating to use and occupation of land, lease renewals, as well as claims relating to breach of covenant, rent and service charge recovery and real estate related insolvency issues and landlord and tenant issues.

You will have excellent communication, organisational and IT skills. You will also need to have the ability to assist with business development.

If you are looking to develop your career working with a first class client base or looking for a change of setting to enhance what you can offer your clients, then contact us for a confidential discussion.

In return we offer a competitive package including 25 days’ holiday, pension scheme, private medical insurance and flexible benefits.

Please apply in confidence by sending your covering letter and CV to the Human Resources team at

Lester Aldridge is committed to being an equal opportunities employer.

(91120)

Lester Aldridge

Paralegal – Litigation and Recoveries team

Job type: Permanent, full-time, based in Bournemouth

Leading Law firm. Lester Aldridge have an exciting opportunity for a Paralegal to join our busy Litigation & Recoveries team in the Bournemouth office.

You will have lots of interaction with clients, dealing with the legal elements of cases and drafting documents.

You will need to be flexible in approach, happy to raise and identify issues and able to help achieve team targets and results.

We are looking for someone who shares our commitment, enthusiasm and passion to do the very best for our clients. You should have a genuine interest in developing a career in this sector.

In return we offer a competitive package including up to 25 days holiday, pension scheme and flexible benefits.

If you are successful you will need to complete an adverse financial and DBS check.

Please apply in confidence by sending your covering letter and CV to the Human Resources team at

Lester Aldridge is committed to being an equal opportunities employer.

(91120)

Humphries Kirk 2018 10%

Humphries Kirk LLP is a well-established law firm based in the Dorset area, with a local, national and overseas client base.    

We are seeking a full time Private Client Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive with 2+ years’ to join the team at our Dorchester office.

Candidates will be required to have good all-round experience of general Private Client work,  and be able to manage their own caseload independently whilst contributing effectively towards a team budget and working as a team.  STEP and/or SFE (Solicitors for the Elderly) desirable.

For the successful applicant a competitive salary and benefits package is provided that includes 33.5 days holiday per year, discretionary bonus, discounted legal fees, contributory pension, Perkbox employee rewards scheme and various other perks. 

Further information and to apply

Either view further details at:  https://hklaw.uk/about-hk-3/current-vacancies/ and follow the instructions on the advert or email your CV to

201020

Frettens

Commercial Property Lawyer

We are looking for a qualified solicitor/FCILEx with 3+ years post qualification experience to join our rapidly-growing team in Christchurch.

Click the link below to see the full hob specification:

https://www.frettens.co.uk/site/careers/commercial-property-lawyer-job-christchurch-bournemouth-poole#

We are a progressive firm and have worked hard to create a working environment that is flexible, fulfilling, and fun.

That's why we've been accredited as an 'outstanding' employer by Best Companies, the research group behind the Sunday Times Awards.

You can find a full list of benefits and why our team love working with us here.

(151020)

Forest Edge

Private Client Fee Earner

Forest Edge Solicitors are looking for a Private Client Fee Earner for immediate start.  Dealing with Probate Work, Wills and LPAs. 

Part Time Permanent role, working from home where possible, flexible hours to suit.

Minimum of 2-3 year's experience but qualification not a necessity.

If interested please send your CV to Matthew Parker on

(21020)

 
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