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Alexander & Co. Solicitors LLP is a well established high street practice in Derby and is offering the following exciting opportunity:

 

 

 

1.  EXPERIENCED PROPERTY SOLICITOR/LEGAL EXECUTIVE - dealing with both commercial and residential property.


 

Applicants should be client-focussed and capable of working unsupervised.  Salary negotiable according to experience.


 

Covering email with CV to: hm@aandco.co.uk


Posted May 22nd, 2017

 

 



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We are seeking a highly motivated Civil & Commercial Litigator with 0 + 4 years experience to join our established Dispute Resolution Department to take over a general and varied caseload of commercial and civil litigation.

 

The successful candidate will be based at our Chesterfield office.

 

Hours of business are: Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 5.00 pm

 

Contract: Permanent – fulltime, although, part-time hours will be considered.

 

To be considered for this position you must be a motivated individual providing excellent client care who works well as part of a team and is capable of expanding the company’s current caseload.  You will have a clear and professional telephone manner and possess excellent computer skills, be numerate, with the ability to keep meticulous records and accounts. You should be able to work effectively with minimum supervision. The position would suit someone who is highly organised, accurate, proactive and committed to meeting deadlines whilst remaining calm under pressure. Excellent all round communication skills and attention to detail is essential. 

 

This ‘hands on’ role will deal with a range of areas including:

  • General commercial and civil litigation

  • Contracts disputes

  • Building disputes

  • Boundary disputes

  • Probate disputes

  • Insolvency

  • Debt collection

  • Landlord and tenant commercial and residential. 

 Duties will include:

 

Managing a busy caseload of varied Dispute Resolution matters from initial meeting to conclusion.

  • Meeting financial targets and personal performance targets

  • Making clients aware of other services via cross-selling.

  • Any other reasonable tasks.

Experience within this legal area is desirable and salary is negotiable dependant upon experience. 

 

Own transport/valid UK driver licence holder is desirable as there may be an element of meeting clients in the Company’s offices located across Sheffield, Chesterfield and Mansfield.   

 

Please apply in writing with CVs and a supporting statement outlining your experience to:-

 

Human Resources 

Banner Jones Ltd

24 Glumangate

Chesterfield

S40 1UA


Posted May 5th, 2017

 


 

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Legal Secretary - Family / Care 

 

Applications are sought from experienced secretaries who are able to provide comprehensive administrative and secretarial support to the Departmental fee-earners. Preferably, you will have experience of Child Care and Legal Aid matters, but duties will also include dealing with divorce, finance and Children Act matters.

 

Strong organisational skills and an ability to manage and prioritise workloads are essential, as are competent audio-typing skills. You will be familiar with Microsoft Office applications as well as having had experience of using a case-management system.

 

The firm are able to offer a competitive salary and holidays in accordance with your level of experience.

 

Interested applicants should email a CV together with a covering letter to:

 

ashley@andersonslaw.co.uk.

 

Posted April 26th, 2017


 

 

 

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Elliot Mather LLP is one of the premier firms of solicitors in the East Midlands, having offices in Mansfield, Chesterfield, Matlock, Nottingham and Derby and offering a full range of legal services.

  

1. Care/Family Solicitor - Derbyshire

 

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our established Public Law Care team in Derbyshire. The successful candidate would ideally be a 2-3yrs PQE Family lawyer with an interest in Children Act work and with aspirations to develop into a Public Law child care lawyer. Previous exposure to Care work would be an advantage but not essential as full training and development will be provided.

 

The successful candidate will also have an enthusiasm to do their own court advocacy once those skills have been developed. The role will involve working from both our Chesterfield and Derby offices.

 

An attractive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, together with the benefits of working in a friendly and professional environment.

  

All applications should be made in writing with full C.V. and current salary details to:

  

Please email your CV to Alan Grant, Chief Operations Officer, on alan.grant@elliotmather.co.uk

 

We are also presently recruiting and are seeking applications for the following vacancies within our Criminal Department:

 

2. Criminal Solicitor, Chesterfield Office

 

The successful candidate must be a confident advocate with strong client skills.  Duty Solicitor accreditation is advantageous but not essential. 

 

3. Accredited Police Station Representative, Derby Office.

 

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to undertake Police Station attendances. This person would join an expending team and there is a real opportunity for the right candidate to develop this role and make it their own.

 

Both roles will also involve providing out of hours rota cover including Bank Holidays and weekends and therefore a Driving Licence and access to a vehicle will be required.

 

Salaries are competitive, dependent upon experience.  If you would like to join our friendly and professional team, please email your CV to Alan Grant, Chief Operations Officer, on alan.grant@elliotmather.co.uk

 

PLEASE STATE CLEARLY WHICH OF THE ABOVE 2 POSITIONS YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.

 

We are an equal opportunities employer.


Posted March 24th, 2017

 



 

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We wish to recruit an experienced Commercial Property Lawyer who has
Conveyancing experience.

The succesful candidate will have at least 3 years' PQE and should have
the ability to deal with a busy mixed caseload and work to CQS quality standards.

Commercial work will include;

*   Negotiating and drafting contracts and leases

*   Landlord & Tenant

*   Acquisitions and Disposals

The applicant must be confident in handling commercial property matters
through to completion with minimum supervision.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate at a
longstanding succesful
firm.

Please supply CV and reply to Bruce Kirk at:

SGC Solicitors, 25 Derby Road, Long Eaton, NG10 1NA, email:
bruce.kirk@sgcsolicitors.co.uk.

 

Posted February 14th, 2017

 


 

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EXPERIENCED CONVEYANCER, RESIDENTIAL CONVEYANCING DEPT, DERBY

 

We are seeking applications from experienced conveyancers (minimum 2 years) to join our team located at our Derby offices.

 

Applications are invited from candidates at all levels including licensed conveyancers, legal executives or legal clerks with proven experience of working in a busy conveyancing team. You will be expected to handle a wide and varied caseload of residential conveyancing matters including sales and purchases, remortgages, dealing with both freehold and leasehold (including shared ownership properties), new builds, repossessions, deeds of gifts, assents,  equity releases, drafting declaration of trusts and other general property related matters.

 

It is essential that you have the ability to work in a demanding team environment, manage a caseload effectively, and have good computer skills with the ability to use a case management system. You must be confident, enthusiastic and have a pro-active approach to your work with a keen interest in Residential Conveyancing. You should be capable of working with minimal supervision whilst delivering the highest levels of service.

 

The successful candidate should also possess strong organisational and management skills to maintain the service standards of the individual caseload being covered. Proven experience of dealing with clients and their estate agents and introducers of business is essential.

 

Interested Applicants should email CV’s to Alan Grant, Chief Operations Officer, on alan.grant@elliotmather.co.uk or by post to Elliot Mather LLP, The Courtyard, 49 Low Pavement, Chesterfield, Derbyshire S40 1PB.

 

We are an equal opportunities employer.

 

Posted January 18th, 2017

 


 

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Simpson Solicitors are a niche specialist Wills, Probate and Trust practice with a national presence.

We are a fast paced, innovative modern business – and we are offering the successful applicant the opportunity to join us at a very exciting time in the development of our Probate team.


We are looking to recruit a full time Legal Services Manager. 


This is an additional position to our existing team and would ideally suit a newly qualified Solicitor or a more experienced practitioner, looking to make a move to a dynamic and driven practice.   Probate experience is not essential, but you will need to have a genuine interest in this area of law and be keen to succeed.


The position is Client facing and you will be required to travel to appointments. 

Our Clients are at the heart of what we do – so applicants must be:

  • Confident, professional and committed to deliver first class Client services;

  • Outgoing and have great interpersonal skills;

  • Hard working, capable of learning quickly and flexible in attitude;

  • IT proficient, organised and able to follow process;

  • A team player and help us achieve our goals and standards;

  • An Ambassador for Simpson Solicitors.

In return we can offer you a varied caseload, the opportunity to expand your legal knowledge through a comprehensive training plan, coaching and along the way you will enhance your business acumen.   We have a great team of people already working for us so if you want to join a business which does law – then we will support you to achieve your ambitions. 


The salary for this position starts at £22,000.00.


If you would like to discuss this opportunity then please contact Lisa Corden on 01332 424511.


The closing date for applications is the 10th of February.

  

A covering letter together with CV should be sent to Elizabeth Ward, HR Department, Simpson Solicitors, 16 Stanier Way, Wyvern Business Park, Derby  DE21 6BF or email Elizabeth.ward@simpsonslawuk.com.


Posted January 17th, 2017

  

 


 

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require an experienced Conveyancing Assistant.

 

The applicant must have the ability to manage both Commercial and Residential matters from initial instructions through to completion with minimum supervision.

 

The applicant will be client care focussed, hard working, enthusiastic and possess good IT skills.

 

Salary negotiable and flexibility with hours by agreement.

 

Email applications, attaching personal statement and curriculum vitae, together with details of current salary to;

 

ashley@andersonslaw.co.uk

 

 

Ashley Barwick FCILEx

Practice Manager

Anderson Partnership

71 Saltergate Chesterfield S40 1JS

DX 12369 - CHESTERFIELD

Tel: 01246 220737

Fax: 01246 221081

Email: ashley@andersonslaw.co.uk

Website: www.andersonslaw.co.uk

 

Posted November 1st 2016


  


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Job Title:  Property Lawyers & Legal Assistants                                

Job Type: Permanent & Full Time

Location: Burton-Upon-Trent

Salary: Competitive Salary plus Bonus Scheme

Contact: Mohammed at recruitment@cdpll.co.uk


Conveyancing Direct is one of the top 15 Conveyancing Firms in England and Wales and is part of one of the UK’s leading Property Services Groups; Connells Group. We have offices in St Leonards-on-Sea, Burton upon Trent and Cardiff.

 

We are looking to recruit Property Lawyers and Legal Assistants to join our team in Burton upon Trent where we have experienced significant growth and are looking to expand our team.

 

With top of the range IT systems and some of the best training and development in the market place, this is a great place for junior conveyancers to gain some invaluable experience and a great opportunity for experienced conveyancers to progress their career.

 

There is a strong supply of work provided by lenders, referrers and direct clients. On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package and an opportunity to join a growing legal business offering an abundance of career progression opportunities and a great working culture in a friendly and supportive working environment.

 

The successful Property Lawyer applicants will be responsible for carrying out all legal aspects of the residential property transaction. They must be able to ensure due diligence in all areas of processing a residential property transaction.

 

The successful Legal Assistants will be responsible for supporting Property Lawyers with all aspects of a residential conveyancing transaction.

 

We are looking for pro-active individuals who can demonstrate good time management and organisational skills.  You must be able to work to deadlines and constantly exceed targets whilst maintaining an exceptional level of customer service.  We are looking for applicants who have a positive attitude and flexible approach to work. 

 

All levels of experience will be considered.  

 

Qualifications preferred but not essential.

 

Posted July 30th, 2015