VACANCIES  

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Broadbents Solicitors are looking to expand a busy Child Care department by recruiting a Solicitor to join the team. 
 
The job is primarily based at our Heanor office in Derbyshire but will also cover work out of our other offices as well. 
 
All aspects of Child Care will be covered including Court Attendances, Advocacy Meetings, taking client instructions and attending PLO meetings. 
 
The position is ideal for either an experienced Solicitor or a newly qualified Solicitor looking at doing Child Care work. 
 
Application with full CV to 
James Last 
Broadbents Solicitors 
14 High Street 
Heanor 
Derbys 
DE75 7EX 
Tel: 01773 769891 
 
Posted 16/01/19 
Child Care Solicitor 
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an ambitious and driven Newly Qualified Solicitor to join our busy and well respected Legal 500 recommended Child Care team offering an exceptional quality service providing specialist guidance and advice to clients through a variety of public child care work including child protection issues, child abduction and special guardianship. 
 
Full or Part Time Hours - Permanent Contract. 
 
Commencement date: immediate start (Dependant on Notice period). 
Hours of business are: Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 5.00 pm 
The PQE for this role is flexible as training will be given, however, applications from NQS to 3 years PQE will be considered. It is a requirement that Newly Qualified Solicitors have completed a seat in Care and Family and you will have been given a good level of responsibility within training contract seats. More experienced candidates in this legal practice area will be considered on merit. 
Care work will include Public Child Care work with a future requirement to attain Child Panel accreditation in order to take instructions from guardians and represent children. The position would suit someone who has the ability to look at primary evidence in order to challenge and formulate a case, cross examine and possess confidence to undertake advocacy work to represent clients at Court. Ideally they should also have excellent computer skills, highly organised, accurate, committed to meeting deadlines and keeping meticulous records. A paramount element of the role is to be able to work as part of a team and have excellent communication skills as this is a client facing role. 
There is potential to progress within the Company in line with the current succession planning by demonstrating continuous professional development. If you are driven to excel and are committed to developing new business and would like to build a long-term career working within our Child Care team please forward your CV or get in touch for a confidential conversation by following the link below. 
Own transport/valid UK driver licence holder is essential as there will be an element of travelling to various Courts and company offices. 
Salary is negotiable, according to experience. 
We are an equal opportunities employer. 
 
Closing date: - 30th April 2019 
 
If you wish to apply for this position please click on the following link – 
https://www.bannerjones.co.uk/pages/how-to-apply 
Please note that closing dates on vacancies are provided as a guideline. Banner Jones Ltd reserves the right to close a vacancy earlier than the stated closing date. 
Posted 05/04/19 
 
 
Invite applications for the following position:  
COMMERCIAL PROPERTY SOLICITOR/LEGAL EXECUTIVE (NQ+) 
We have an excellent opportunity for a solicitor or legal executive with experience of dealing with commercial property transactions. Supervision will be available, but you will have the confidence to run your own files and the ability to develop good client relationships. We offer a competitive salary, a pleasant working environment and a fulfilling career. 
Applications by CV to SP@AandCo.co.uk Closing date for applications: 30 April 2019 
 
Posted 09/04/19 
 
Receptionist 
An opportunity has arisen for a receptionist to join our busy Reception team based in Chesterfield to cover maternity leave. 
 
Standard Hours of work: 
• Immediate Start/from date of commencement until 30th August 2019 – Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 5.00 pm. 
• From 31st August 2019 to 20th March 2020 (with flexibility to assist with holiday cover) – Monday to Wednesday 9.00 am to 5.00 pm. 
 
Fixed Term Contract (to cover Maternity leave) – Full-time & Part-time hours 
 
To be considered for this position you must have a clear and professional telephone manner and possess strong organisational and interpersonal skills. You will be expected to create a great first impression and provide an excellent representation of our Company. The position would suit someone who has experience in a customer facing environment, ability to effectively handle incoming calls, take and relay messages and ensure the front of house area and visitor areas are well maintained and presented. 
The purpose of the position is to provide excellent customer service and support in the smooth running of the reception function. You will be expected to carry out a wide range of duties which will include: 
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 
• Strong organisation skills 
• Ability to work in a team 
• Competent IT skills 
• Ability to prioritise and work to deadlines 
• Ability to work on own initiative 
• Call handling duties 
• Customer facing duties and dealing with enquiries efficiently 
• Diary management 
• Providing high quality customer service 
• Accurate relaying of messages 
• Any other reasonable task. 
 
Salary is negotiable dependent upon experience. 
We are an equal opportunities employer 
Closing Date: 26th April 2019 
 
If you wish to discuss this position further please contact our Human Resources Department by telephone or email HumanResources@banerjones.co.uk , alternatively if you wish to apply for this position please follow the link : https://www.bannerjones.co.uk/pages/how-to-apply 
Please note that closing dates on vacancies are provided as a guideline. Banner Jones Ltd reserves the right to close a vacancy earlier than the stated closing date. If there are high volumes of applications received for the position, we may not be able to respond to candidates who have been unsuccessful. If you do not hear back from the Company within three weeks of the closing date then please take this as confirmation that your application has been unsuccessful and thank you for your interest in Banner Jones Ltd. 
Posted 05/04/19 
 
 
 
Solicitor (1-3 PQE) – Family – Nottingham 
Geldards LLP are recruiting for a Solicitor to join the rapidly growing Family team at the Nottingham office. 
Geldards Family Team offers a comprehensive bespoke family law service across all offices, covering all areas of family law with particular expertise in medium to high net worth financial cases (including those involving businesses, inherited assets, pensions, farms and family owned or controlled assets/trusts), pre- and post-nuptial agreements, cohabitation and separation agreements, Trusts of Land Act and cohabitation breakdown cases, same sex marriages/civil partnership breakdowns, children disputes and domestic violence as well as cases involving an international element. 
The ideal candidate will have 1-3 years PQE. We are looking for candidates with a strong client focus and proven organisation skills who will take a pragmatic approach to their cases. 
PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES: 
 
• Acting for family law clients on a wide range of legal issues with a particular emphasis on mid to high net worth financial remedy cases, cohabitation/TOLATA cases and private children cases. No Legal aid. 
• Act with honesty and integrity, as stipulated in the SRA Handbook and Code of Conduct. 
• Maintaining the level of competence and knowledge to practice efficiently by keeping abreast with changes and developments in the law. 
• Identifying, interpreting and applying the relevant legal principles. 
• Analysing problems, highlighting areas of risk and thinking critically to resolve issues. 
• Undertaking legal research when required. 
• Maintaining continued professional development, attending training courses were necessary. 
• Dealing promptly with correspondence and client enquiries. 
• Training Junior Fee Earners. 
• Recording for charged hours of work. 
• Cost effective handling of matters. 
Posted 07/01/19 
2019 
‘Summer Vacation Internship Scheme’ 
 
We have several exciting opportunities available for law students or graduates to join our 2019 ‘summer vacation internship scheme'. Candidates applying should be working towards studying or developing a career to achieve recognised qualifications within the legal sector. 
 
This scheme is aimed at hard-working individuals with strong academic backgrounds; good GCSEs or A-levels who have a genuine desire and interest to gain an insight of working within a busy law firm whilst learning new skills. 
 
• Location: Sheffield, Chesterfield and Mansfield - please state which office(s) you are interested in working in. 
• Salary: is negotiable. 
• Entry requirements: 4 GCSEs, which must include English, plus at least two other academic subjects or 3 A ‘Levels. All GCSEs and A ‘Levels must be at grade C or above. 
• Full time Hours/Fixed Term contract (summer 2019) 
 
• Commencement date: May/June 2019 or immediate start (Dependant on current course completion dates, if applicable). 
 
• End date: September 2019 (Dependant on current course dates, if applicable). 
 
• Hours of business are: Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 5.00 pm 
 
The successful candidate(s) will work as a ‘Legal Trainee’ supporting experienced legal professionals; gaining new skills and legal knowledge. 
 
To be considered for this opportunity you must have: 
• The confidence to deal with legal professionals and teams; 
• Be highly organised, adaptable, reliable and conscientious; 
• Ability to use your own initiative; 
• Committed to meeting deadlines whilst remaining calm under pressure. 
• Possess a clear and professional telephone manner; 
• Possess excellent all round communication skills providing good customer service; 
• Possess excellent computer skills; 
• Possess research techniques/skills 
• Be numerate with the ability to keep meticulous records and accounts as attention to detail is essential. 
Applications received will be reviewed and candidates who are successful will be invited to attend an interview. 
Closing date: 12th April 2019 
 
If you wish to apply for this position please click on the following link- https://www.bannerjones.co.uk/pages/how-to-apply and apply in writing with CVs and a supporting statement outlining your suitability by explaining why you are interested in working within the legal sector, detailing your availability over the Summer period between May 2019 and September 2019, including, pre-booked holiday leave dates, and experience in why you feel you would be suitable for this role; please also provide details of office base preference. 
 
Please note that closing dates on vacancies are provided as a guideline. Banner Jones Ltd reserves the right to close a vacancy earlier than the stated closing date. 
Posted 05/04/19 
 
 
 
 
HEAD OF CORPORATE – CORPORATE COMMERCIAL SOLICITOR 
As part of our programme of expansion, we are currently recruiting a Head of Corporate based in Chesterfield with at least 3 years PQE in handling a broad spectrum of corporate and commercial work. 
 
Full or Part time Hours – Permanent Contract 
Commencement date: immediate start (Dependant on Notice period). 
Hours of business are: Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 5.00 pm 
Hours of business are: Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 5.00 pm 
The Company 
From our offices in Chesterfield, Sheffield, Mansfield, Dronfield, Nottingham and London, we provide a consistent commitment to outstanding client service offering services to both the commercial and private client across a wide legal spectrum standing us ahead of our local competitors. The Company prides itself on being sympathetic and supportive to its employees, which is reflected in the great employee relationships and strong interdepartmental teamwork throughout every department. Our strong sense of fair play and a great working environment ensures that every employee enjoys being part of a team whilst working in line with our core values. 
The Role 
The successful candidate will have a strong academic background and will have gained Corporate Commercial experience within well-respected firms. They will have a natural ability to work at pace and will be able to offer our clients advice on all matters relating to the administration and operation of their company including; mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, partnerships and insolvency, company formations, shareholder resolutions and agreements, amendments to share rights, and the re-registration as public or private companies. 
Previous management experience is preferred but not essential as one of the key roles will be to manage and grow the team. The role would suit someone who is skilled at building lasting working relationships with clients, willing to play an active role in the team’s business development activities and will have a demonstrable drive to contribute to the Corporate Commercial team’s ongoing success. The reputation of the firm is excellent and the successful candidate joins a team established over many years, giving anyone looking for a move a soft landing. Clients include: large corporates, private equity firms, entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals. 
Key Responsibilities: 
• Competence in handling Corporate & Commercial matters. 
• Develop and maintain efficient systems to diarise and ensure all deadlines are met 
• Demonstrate excellent client care, apply technical knowledge and communicate complex legal matters into a commercially astute and understandable format 
• Meet with clients and provide expert legal advice in the area of corporate work 
• Ensure legal knowledge is kept up-to-date and commit to continual self-development 
• Run legal matters in an organised and efficient manner ensuring client document and advice history are recorded in accordance with firm procedures 
Person & Skill Specification: 
• Qualified Solicitor skilled in this area of legal expertise 
• Credible past consistent financial performance 
• The ability to build and manage a caseload, work under pressure to tight deadlines and be very self-motivated. 
• Strong organisation skills and attention to detail 
• The ability to manage and supervise a team 
• Excellent communication skills 
• Calm under pressure 
• Demonstrates excellent client service delivery 
• Full driving licence preferred. 
 
A competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience is offered. 
We are an equal opportunities employer. 
 
Closing date: - 30th April 2019 
 
If you wish to apply for this position please click/see the following link – 
https://www.bannerjones.co.uk/pages/how-to-apply 
Please note that closing dates on vacancies are provided as a guideline. Banner Jones Ltd reserves the right to close a vacancy earlier than the stated 
Posted 05/04/19 
 
RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY LAWYER REQUIRED 
 
We are an expanding practice based in Derbyshire seeking an experienced Residential Conveyancer to join our busy team on a permanent, full time basis to deal with all aspects of Residential Conveyancing work. You will need to be a Licensed Conveyancer, Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive. 
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced lawyer to join a firm that offers partnership prospects. 
Salary– Negotiable, dependent upon experience 
Please email Application and CV to cheryl.croxall@jc-lawyers.com 
44a St John Street, 
Ashbourne, 
Derbyshire, 
DE6 1GH 
Posted 18/12/18 
 
 
 
Charles Newton & Co Solicitors are a well established and respected family run practice near Nottingham with CQS and are looking to recruit a Conveyancing Solicitor (or Legal Executive or Conveyancer) for our busy residential conveyancing department. This position is open to full time or part time candidates. 
 
The caseload will involve: freehold and leasehold conveyancing, sales, purchases, remortgages, transfers of equity, Rights to Buy, Shared Ownership Schemes and lease extensions. 
 
Skills and Responsibilities; 
 
- Experienced Residential Conveyancing Solicitor or Legal Executive or Licensed Coneyancer 
 
 
- Be able to handle a caseload of Residential Conveyancing files from inception through to completion 
 
- Have excellent client care and interpersonal skills 
 
- Have excellent communication, organisational and IT skills 
 
This is an outstanding opportunity for a dedicated Residential Conveyancing Solicitor to join a firm that will offer real career progression, a friendly and focussed working environment and an excellent remuneration package. 
 
We are happy to receive CVs from candidates of all experiences and will accept part time applications as well as full time. 
 
Please submit full CV with covering letter to Charles Newton, 5 Alexandra Street, Eastwood, Nottingham NG16 3BD or email: info@charlesnewton.co.uk 
Posted 18/02/19 
 
 
 
Sales & Marketing Assistant 
 
Banner Jones Solicitors are looking for a Sales & Marketing Assistant who is creative and driven with a strong desire to develop their career in Sales & Marketing, based within our Chesterfield office. 
 
Full time Hours – Permanent Contract 
Commencement date: immediate start (Dependant on Notice period). 
Hours of business are: Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 5.00 pm 
 
The Company 
From offices in Chesterfield, Sheffield, Mansfield, Dronfield, Nottingham and London, we provide high quality legal services driven by a commitment to outstanding client service which sets us apart from many of our competitors. The Company prides itself on being sympathetic and supportive to its employees whether in both its working practices and support for career development. This is reflected in great employee relationships and strong interdepartmental teamwork throughout all areas of the business. Our strong sense of fair play and a great working environment ensures that whilst working in line with our core values, every employee enjoys being part of ”The Team”. 
The Role 
The successful candidate should have strong IT, communication and writing skills to assist the Marketing Manager in the development and implementation of Marketing activities. The position may suit someone who has a Marketing qualification or who has experience in working within a Sales and/or Marketing role for at least a year. They should be highly organised and be able to work as part of a team or on their own initiative. 
 
Exceptional customer service is essential to the role as the successful candidate will also be expected to provide quotes to clients for legal services. A friendly and confident telephone manner and an appreciation for customer satisfaction will be required. This ‘hands on’ role will include a wide range of duties including: 
 
• Providing quotes to property clients over the phone and by email 
• Assisting with the creation of content to support campaigns (blogs, infographics, images, printed flyers, videos, magazine adverts, etc) 
• Website content creation and CMS administration 
• Organisation and distribution of Marketing literature/merchandise 
• Monitoring of customer satisfaction levels 
• Coordination of the company’s CSR activities 
• Coordination of internal newsletter 
• Competitor analysis 
 
Car driver is preferable but not essential to the post. 
 
The Salary and benefits are competitive and are negotiable, according to experience. You will be mentored and managed by experienced marketing professionals. 
 
Closing date: - Friday 12th April 
 
If you wish to apply for this position please click on the following link- https://www.bannerjones.co.uk/pages/how-to-apply 
Please note that closing dates on vacancies are provided as a guideline. Banner Jones Ltd reserves the right to close a vacancy earlier than the stated closing date. 
Posted 05/04/19 
 
Child Care Solicitor 
A unique opportunity has become available for an experienced Child Care Solicitor with 5 years PQE or above to become Head of our Child Care Department and oversee a busy and well-respected Child Care team based in Chesterfield, Derbyshire. The Care team has achieved a Tier 2 ranking in the UK Legal 500, for their outstanding work in this sector. 
 
The Company 
From our offices in Chesterfield, Sheffield, Mansfield, Dronfield, Nottingham and London, we provide a consistent commitment to outstanding client service that stands us ahead of our local competitors. The Company prides itself on being sympathetic and supportive to its employees, which is reflected in the great employee relationships and strong interdepartmental teamwork throughout every department. Our strong sense of fair play and a great working environment ensures that every employee enjoys being part a team whilst working in line with our core values. 
The Role 
Previous management experience is desirable but not essential as one of the key roles will be to manage and grow the team, whilst keeping an eye on the delivery of innovative legal services. The reputation of the firm is excellent and the successful candidate joins a team established over many years by the firms current Head of Department, giving anyone looking for a move a soft landing. 
The successful candidate should be an experienced and technically strong Solicitor with an extensive knowledge and passion for public child care. A Children Law panel membership is essential to the role. 
Requirements 
• You will be a highly experienced and capable Child Care Solicitor, ideally 5 years PQE or above being able to deal with a variety of public child care work including child protection issues, child abduction and special guardianship. 
• You will be able to deal with front-facing clients and offer legal advice in an understandable format. 
• You will have the confidence to undertake advocacy and represent clients at Court. 
• You will possess excellent interpersonal skills 
• You will be able to demonstrate continuous professional development 
• You will be able to work independently and within a team and will have the ability to supervise, manage and develop the team to achieve their best potential 
• You will have the ability to report and liaise with the Management Board on department information and provide business development proposals. 
• You will be highly organised, accurate, and will be able to keep meticulous records. 
• You will be committed to meeting deadlines. 
• You will ideally have a portable client base of your own 
Advanced Family Law is preferred. 
Children Law Panel membership is essential. 
Own transport/valid UK driver licence holder is preferred as there will be an element of working from various Courts and Company offices. 
Competitive salary - negotiable upon experience. 
Job Type: Full-time, Part-time - Permanent 
Experience: Post Qualification: 5 years (Required) 
Applications close on 30th April 2019 
We are an equal opportunities employer. 
 
If you wish to apply for this position please click on the following link – https://www.bannerjones.co.uk/pages/how-to-apply 
Please note that closing dates on vacancies are provided as a guideline. Banner Jones Ltd reserves the right to close a vacancy earlier than the stated closing date. 
Posted 11/04/19 
 
 
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