SITUATIONS VACANT

 

Laceys 2018 30%

Bournemouth

SPECIALIST LEASEHOLD PROPERTY LAWYER

This is an excellent opportunity to join a Legal 500 firm working primarily in leasehold enfranchisement and extension work.

We value enthusiasm and commitment as well as ability and experience.

The ideal candidate will have good experience specialising in Lease Extensions and Enfranchisement and have a good track record in Leasehold Reform acting for both Freeholders and Leaseholders, along with excellent client care skills and actively engaging in business development.

Please apply in confidence to:

John Munro, Laceys Solicitors, 5 Poole Road, Bournemouth, Dorset BH2 5QL 

or by email at

(21918)

Clarke Rowe

Wanted Conveyancing Solicitor 2yr PQE

Due to expansion we are seeking a solicitor with experience in handling residential and commercial conveyancing transactions. We are a busy and progressive firm looking for a commercially minded person with an ability to work independently. There is potential for partnership/director for the right candidate.

Please forward CV to

(18918) 

Trethowans 2018 

Trethowans is a leading law firm in the South of England providing a comprehensive range of services for individual and business clients.  The Firm was recently named in The Lawyer as the fastest-growing independent law firm in the UK with a turnover of under £24 million.

With existing offices in Southampton, Salisbury, and Poole, as well as bases in Winchester and London, the Firm is going through an exciting stage in our development with a new office in Bournemouth.  As a result of our expansion, we are looking to recruit in the following areas:

Residential Property - Solicitor/Legal Executive - Bournemouth

We are looking for an experienced lawyer to join the Residential Property Team based in our new Bournemouth office. 

The successful candidate will have 3+ years' experience and will be able to demonstrate detailed knowledge and technical expertise in dealing with complex residential property conveyancing caseloads. The role involves working closely with colleagues from across the Firm as well as a variety of professionals in other organisations. The ideal candidate will therefore have the ability to adopt a creative, pragmatic and commercial approach.

The ideal candidate will have a following and the more developed it is the better. Candidates will be required to take an active role in Marketing and Business Development and should be able to demonstrate success in generating, growing and retaining work.

Corporate – Associate - Bournemouth

We are looking for an experienced lawyer to join the Corporate Team based in our new Bournemouth office. 

The Firm’s existing Corporate Team is a large and established Team based in our Southampton office but there is an exciting opportunity for an experienced lawyer looking for their next challenge to help build a Corporate Team in this new location.

Our existing team offers extensive expertise in all areas of corporate work, advising clients on a local, regional and national basis, including several household brand names. 

The ideal candidate will have gained experience in corporate work at either a local leading regional practice or from a city firm looking for a new challenge on the South Coast. The successful candidate should have a following or have the ability to generate work and take an active role in marketing and business development in order to expand and develop this area of work in the Bournemouth office.

Commercial - Associate/Partner – Bournemouth

We are looking for an experienced lawyer to join our successful Corporate Team based in our new Bournemouth office. 

The Firm’s existing team is a large and established team based in our Southampton office but there is an exciting opportunity for an experienced lawyer looking for their next challenge to help build the team in this new location.

Our existing team offers strength across all areas of commercial work and advise clients on a local, regional and national basis, including several household brand names. 

The ideal candidate will have gained experience in commercial contracts work at either a city or leading regional practice. Candidates should have a following or be able to demonstrate the ability to generate work and take an active role in marketing and business development in order to expand and develop this area of work in the Bournemouth office.

Employment & Immigration - Associate/Partner – Bournemouth

As part of our plans for growth, we are looking for an experienced employment lawyer to join our successful Employment Team based in our new Bournemouth office.

The Firm’s existing Employment and Immigration Team is an established team working in our Southampton and Salisbury offices. Now there is an exciting opportunity for an experienced lawyer looking for their next challenge to help build a team in this new location.

Our existing team offers extensive expertise in employment and immigration work, acting for national and regional employers, including a number of household names. We also act for senior executives and other workers.

The right candidate will help to support the existing team, in offering a high quality client focused service to our extensive client base. The successful candidate should have a following and experience in taking an active role in marketing and business development in order to expand and develop this area of work in the Bournemouth office.

If you are looking for a new challenge and you think you have the necessary skills and experience, then please send your CV and covering letter, quoting BDLS advert to .

(23718/6918)

Humphries Kirk

Humphries Kirk LLP is one of the leading law firms in the Dorset area, with around 200 staff based across 7 offices, offering a full range of legal services to a local, national and overseas client base.    

We are seeking a full time Qualified Family Lawyer to be based in the Family Department at our Poole office, but who can offer the flexibility to work from our other offices from time to time. 

The role would suit a Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive with previous experience of running their own caseload of family matters.  Candidates must have good advocacy skills and sound working knowledge of financial matrimonial matters (rather than children work) as well as Property Disputes (Trust of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act).

Whilst 2 years’ PQE is desired, candidates without this who possess the required competencies may be considered.

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, training and development and various other perks. 

For details on how to apply and further information including a job specification and job description, please contact or call Human Resources on 01929 552141

(28818)

Laceys with HLF 2016 10%

Dispute Resolution Lawyer 

An exciting opportunity for a junior 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 contract disputes) assisting with complex claims and managing an interesting case load too.

 

The role will include a large amount of business development to help develop existing and source new clients.

 

Trainees with at least six months’ experience working under a recognised training contract that includes a Dispute Resolution seat; new qualified solicitors or legal executives or lawyers with demonstrable equivalent experience are most suited to the role. However, applicants who consider that they have relevant demonstrable experience are welcome to apply.

 

Applications are to be made in writing or email to Karen Iveson  with a covering letter and CV. The closing date is 5pm on Friday 7 September 2018.

(170818)

Preston Redman

Property Litigation Solicitor

We have a unique opportunity for an energetic and self-motivated individual with excellent interpersonal skills to join us.

The ideal person will have 3- 7 years PQE in property litigation matters and able to demonstrate a high degree of technical competence coupled with confidence in dealing with high net worth clients and the creation and development of relationships with referrers and other professionals.

Will be given the freedom to develop their carreer and client base, while working with our existing highly experienced Litigation team.

Excellent career prospects await the right individual with an attractive salary package and the opportunity to live and work in a delightful area.

Applications, to include full CV, should be made in confidence either by letter marked for the personal attention of John Buchanan or email to  

(6818)

Farnfields

Company/Commercial Solicitor – Farnfields Solicitors, Warminster or our North Dorset Offices

Farnfields Solicitors have a fantastic opportunity for a Company/Commercial Solicitor to join our successful Commercial & Agricultural Department at either our Warminster or North Dorset offices.

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 (up to 10 Partners) at the 2018 Dorset Legal Awards.
  • As a Lexcel accredited firm and a member of Lawnet we are committed to career development. 
  • We place importance on being part of the local community.
  • We are 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?

Due to expansion we have a vacancy for a proficient Company/Commercial Solicitor to join our busy Commercial & Agricultural team; the role could be based in Warminster or in one of our North Dorset offices.  The work will cover a multitude of commercial work from shareholders agreements, partnership agreements, commercial contracts, corporate restructuring, terms and conditions, business transactions and much more. 

Who you are?

The ideal candidate will have some Company/Commercial experience and be an individual who is keen to develop their full skill set in order to reach their potential. 

How to apply:  Email your CV to Helen Hunter, HR Manager, Farnfields:   helen.hunter@farnfields.com

Closing date for applications:  No fixed closed date at this stage

(1818)

 

Jacobs & Reeves 2017 15

FINANCE MANAGER

Jacobs & Reeves are looking for someone to help oversee the financial management of the business and to assist them to expand and increase their profitability and to manage the financial strategy of the firm going forward.  The role will be hands on with responsibility for the day to day financial operations of the partnership, reporting to and liaising with the partners of the firm in a supportive role, but also providing a realistic voice.

The Finance Manager will be a professional and experienced person, capable of managing a number of tasks as well as leading the Accounts Department.  Below are some of the standard duties that this position will entail.

  • Managing the financial strategy of the firm
  • Managing the day to day financial transactions
  • Maximising profitability by preparing reports and analyses, including the preparation of monthly/quarterly management accounts, producing cashflow forecasts, managing budgets and overseeing cashflow management
  • Putting in place robust financial systems and processes
  • Improving efficiencies and reducing company costs
  • Completing VAT returns
  • Presenting year end accounts
  • Reconciling balance sheets
  • Understanding compliance with the SAR rules
  • Developing relationships with external advisers, ie. the Bank/loan providers

The ideal candidate will be fully qualified (ACA/ACCS/CIMA), will have good commercial acumen and strategic business knowledge, along with good interpersonal skills and the ability to persuade and influence and will be committed, enthusiastic and able to drive the business forward.

Experience in a law firm would be helpful, but it not essential. We will consider a part-time role

Please send CV to

Jacobs & Reeves 2017 15

LEGAL CASHIER

Jacobs & Reeves are looking to recruit a Legal Cashier to deal with the day to day operations required in the Accounts Department.

Key responsibilities:

  • Billing
  • Payroll using Sage 50
  • Client bank reconciliation
  • Dealing with the purchase ledger
  • Uploading of electronic transfer payments
  • Dealing with credit card/debit card payments
  • VAT reconciliation
  • Legal Help spreadsheet and submissions
  • Direct debits
  • Office bank reconciliation
  • Credit control
  • Ensuring compliance with the SAR rules
  • Dealing with opening of client ledgers on the accounts system

We will consider a part-time role

We offer:

  • A good remuneration package
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Free car parking
  • Generous holiday allowance – including accrual of extra days for length of service.
  • Attractive salary

Please send CV to

Dixon and Templeton

Head Office 43 HIGH STREET  FORDINGBRIDGE

Telephone 01425-652194

We are High Street Solicitors still offering a personal and friendly service seeking to recruit:

An experienced Commercial Lawyer to work in our Ringwood office and an experienced Private Client Lawyer to work in our Fordingbridge office where in both cases there is the opportunity to build a very successful career

Please apply with CV to Bill Templeton
E-mail
www.dixon-templeton.com

(17718)

Lester Aldridge

PARALEGAL

Fast Track Debt team, Bournemouth, Full time, Competitive package.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Paralegal to join our busy Debt recoveries team in the Bournemouth office.

Responsible for your own caseload 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 although previous experience in this area is not essential.

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

Please apply in confidence, quoting reference S34/18 to the Human Resources Department, Lester Aldridge LLP Solicitors, Russell House, Oxford Road, Bournemouth, BH8 8EX or email

Lester Aldridge is committed to being an equal opportunities employer.

(12718)

Assistant Coroners for the County of Dorset

Fee paid post of £454 per day

Bournemouth Borough Council is seeking to appoint up to three new Assistant Coroners to support the Senior Coroner for County of Dorset across the full range of coroner duties in order to deliver a high quality coroner service to the people of Dorset.

The Assistant Coroners will be based in the dedicated court and coroner’s office at Bournemouth Town Hall.

You will be required to carry out the duties and responsibilities of a coroner as defined in the Coroners and Justice Act 2009 and associated rules and regulations and as further described in various guidance issued by the Chief Coroner.

The Chief Coroner and the Lord Chancellor would expect an Assistant Coroner to offer a minimum of 15 sitting days each financial year. However, it is recognised that there is a variance of workload in each area. In the first 12 months of appointment there is an expectation that the number of sitting days would be in excess of 15.

The successful candidate will be a barrister or a solicitor or Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives and satisfy the judicial-appointment eligibility condition on a 5 year basis.  They will be under the age of 70 and be subject to the appointment and eligibility conditions within the Coroners and Justice Act 2009 (s.23 and Schedule 3).

If you wish to have an informal discussion or arrange a visit, please contact the Senior Coroner for Dorset, Rachael Griffin, on 01202 454910.

The full advertisement and Candidate Information Pack is available on the Bournemouth Borough Council website www.jobsatbournemouth.com

Closing date: Wednesday 25th July 2018 at 5pm

(12718)

Laceys with HLF 2016 10%          

Bournemouth - Specialist Leasehold Property Lawyer

This is an excellent opportunity to join a Legal 500 firm working primarily in leasehold enfranchisement and extension work.

We value enthusiasm and commitment as well as ability and experience.

The ideal candidate will have good experience specialising in Lease Extensions and Enfranchisement and have a good track record in Leasehold Reform acting for both Freeholders and Leaseholders, along with excellent client care skills and actively engaging in business development.

Please apply in confidence to:

John Munro, Laceys Solicitors, 5 Poole Road, Bournemouth, Dorset BH2 5QL 

or by email at

(100718)

Heppenstalls 2

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.

Vacancy Information:

•             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 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.

(5718)

Aldridge Brownlee

Aldridge Brownlee Solicitors LLP, established in 1929, is one of the larger firms in the area, with three offices in Bournemouth and one in Highcliffe and some 70 plus people in the firm altogether. We advise both private and commercial clients. Our membership of LawNet, a national association of independent solicitors' firms, denotes a commitment to quality and care for our clients. We are also Lexcel and ISO 9001 accredited.

Due to the expansion of our Private Client department we are currently looking to recruit the following:-

A Private Client Solicitor/Legal Executive with 2PQE, newly qualified will be considered.

Based at our Highcliffe Office, travelling to other offices will be required.

26 days holiday plus bank holidays and other benefits

Salary commensurate with experience

Please apply in writing with your CV to or Kingsway House, 13 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, Dorset BH1 3JY

(25618)

Lester Aldridge

Legal Executive/Paralegal, Family team, Bournemouth

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Legal Executive/Paralegal to join our busy Family team.

Advising clients on all aspects of family law you will have your own caseload of family work, as well as assisting on cases as part of a team where required. Your work will have particular emphasis on low to medium net worth financial remedy claims.

You should have a genuine interest in developing a career in the family law team and a willingness to write articles and contribute to Business Development initiatives.

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

Please apply in confidence, quoting reference F24/18 to the Human Resources Department, Lester Aldridge LLP Solicitors, Russell House, Oxford Road, Bournemouth, BH8 8EX or email careers@LA-law.com

Lester Aldridge is committed to being an equal opportunities employer.

 
 
 
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