Legal Jobs Kent

Private Client Partner Permanent, Kent Kent

Partner, Private Client £80k - 100k per year

Job Ref: JO0000015545
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Private Client Partner. A Private Partner is required to join a formidable department handling complex tax and trust matters for high net worth individuals as well as standard to complex wills, probate, estate administration, trust administration, inheritance tax, capital gains tax and powers of attorney in the South East of England. Ideally, previous regional or City experience is highly beneficial/essential together with an ability to develop business and client relationships together with strong technical legal skills relating to tax and trusts required. Excellent career opportunity to join at Partnership level for ambitious Associates or existing Partners looking for high quality work as part of a leading department in the South East.

Salary dependent upon experience.

To apply please email consultants@gristlegal.co.uk


PI/Clinical Negligence Legal Secretary Permanent, Canterbury Kent

Legal Secretary, Clinical/Medical Negligence £17k - 20k per year

Job Ref: JO0000015718
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PI/Cinical Negligence Legal Secretary/Office Manager- A PI/Clincal Legal Secretary/Office Manager is required by a law firm in Canterbury. The PI/Clinical Negligence Legal Secretary/Office Manager is a replacement role, due to retirement, and will support the Director of the department with secretarial and administrative support
Department.
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The role:
Providing full secretarial support to Director, including arranging appointments, dealing with client queries in person and by phone, together with preparation of correspondence and documents by audio typing via the digital dictation system.
Filing, photocopying and opening/closing client files in a timely manner.
Regular consideration of client files and liaising with Director on any action required.
Maintaining and coordinating Director’s diary and diary notes and reporting on these as necessary.
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To provide ad hoc secretarial cover for sickness and holiday absences in the team when needed. Acting as Office Manager responsibility for:
Liaising with HR Manager to arrange secretarial cover for holiday/sickness etc.,
When necessary, ensuring smooth running of office and allocating/distributing work as necessary to deal with peaks and troughs
Maintaining holiday and sickness schedule and returning to HR Manager and Payroll on a monthly basis
Receiving and dealing with minor staff problems wherever possible; referring as necessary
Liaising with the Branch Partner with regard to office furniture, health and safety compliance and maintenance of branch office (instructing local tradesmen where necessary)
Liaising with the IT Manager to resolve office equipment/pc hardware/software problems
Liaising with office cleaning contractor and photocopier engineer as required
Local Induction of new staff; office orientation, fire exits, health and safety
Regular reconciliation of petty cash
Arranging routine fire drills and conducting weekly alarm tests

Salary dependent upon experience.

To apply please email consultants@gristlegal.co.uk


Legal Cashier Permanent, Canterbury Kent

Practice Support, Practice Support £18k - 23k per year

Job Ref: JO0000015597
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Legal Cashier

A new opportunity for a legal cashier has arisen in a law firm in their office in Canterbury. They require a legal cashier with legal experience, a good working knowledge of the Solicitor’s Accounts Rules (SAR’s) and the conveyancing process to join an accounts team of five people.

Duties include:

·To print and sort transaction instructions sent via e-mail to Accounts Forms
·To accurately input all client/office credits, debits and transfers, with occasional nominal postings;
·To handle all property transactions – checking of completion statements, keying of payments onto Bankline, checking of back-up documents and that all internal procedures have been followed.
·To be the main firm contact point for distribution of payment codes.
·Maintain Bankline CHAPS/Faster Payments templates for all regular payees, adding and removing as necessary.
·To take Visa/Mastercard payments over the telephone and produce receipts for both fee earners and clients.
·Assist Accounts Manager in weekly Cashiers’ report to ensure all transfers are made within 14 day limit.
·Respond to queries from fee earners and secretaries; providing support and training as required or escalate to Accounts Manager as appropriate;
·To produce cheques and sort for second signature where necessary and send to correct branch
·Annual archiving of accounts records and update of manual records;
·Process petty cash reconciliations for all branches;
·Processing credit card statements in the absence of the Accounts Manager.
·To provide cover for the purchase ledger postings in the absence of the Accounts Manager.
·To provide cover for the production of the Business Cashflow in the absence of the Accounts Manager.
·To complete such tasks as required to support the Accounts Department, including filing, photocopying, and other general office duties
·To process all transactions speedily and accurately in accordance with SAR’s, Anti Money Laundering and Cyber Crime policies and procedures;

GENERAL OBJECTIVES:

·To agree clear objectives linked to the Firm’s business plan and participate in the performance management system, assessing performance and giving feedback as relevant;
·To have a personal development plan and evaluate the effect of training on achievement;
·To clearly identify the standards and systems required to continually improve our client service;
·To comply with all the Firm’s relevant policies and procedures;
·To ensure confidentiality on all appropriate matters and recognise that any breach of this confidentiality will be treated very seriously.

Salary dependent upon experience.

To apply please email consultants@gristlegal.co.uk


PI/Clinical Negligence Paralegal Permanent, Kent Kent

Paralegal, Personal Injury Salary dependent upone exp

Job Ref: JO0000014537
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PI/Clinical Negligence Paralegal. A Kent law firm requires a paralegal with previous experience in both disciplines of personal injury and clinical negligence. The PI/clinical negligence role will involve liaising with clients, drafting witness statements, requesting medical information from specialists and third parties and assisting more senior members of the team with their busy case load. Candidates must be well organised, communicative and capable of working well under pressure in a team environment. the role is commutable from Heathfield, Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge and Sevenoaks.

Salary dependent upon experience.

To apply please email consultants@gristlegal.co.uk


Family Lawyer Permanent, Herne Bay Kent

Solicitor, Family £25k - 35k per year

Job Ref: JO0000014452
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Family Lawyer - A family department within a Kent law firm have a requirement for a family lawyer with a couple years of post qualification experience to join their office in Herne Bay. The family lawyer may be a family solicitor or legal executive and will enjoy undertaking a case load involving a wide variety of family work such as separation agreements, divorce, child law, cohabitation agreements, pre-nuptial agreements and domestic violence.




To apply please email consultants@gristlegal.co.uk


Residential Conveyancer Permanent, Kent Kent

Conveyancer, Residential Property/Conveyancing £30k - 40k per year

Job Ref: JO0000015557
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Residential Conveyancer. A busy Lexcel accredited Residential Conveyancing team requires a experienced Residential Conveyancer to work in their North Kent based office. This role would suit either a Solicitor, Legal Executive or licensed Conveyancer.

As a Residential Conveyancer you will have the ability to manage a full caseload of files from instruction through to post completion dealing with sales, purchase, remortgages and equity release for freehold and leasehold properties.

This Residential Conveyancer role is commutable from Gravesend, Rochester, Orpington, Swanley, Dartford, Blackheath and Bromley.

Excellent remuneration and prospects for career progression with this growing law firm.

To apply please email consultants@gristlegal.co.uk


Housing Litigator Permanent, Bromley Green Kent

Solicitor, Civil Litigation Negotiable

Job Ref: JO0000015694
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Leasehold Litigation Lawyer - A specialist Leasehold Litigation Lawyer is required by a Housing team based in their Bromley, Kent office. The successful Leasehold Litigation Lawyer will be responsible for managing a possession cases, section 146 and forfeiture proceedings. Salary dependent upon experience.

To apply please email consultants@gristlegal.co.uk


Housing Litigation Lawyer Permanent, Bromley Green Kent

Solicitor, Civil Litigation Negotiable

Job Ref: JO0000015693
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Social Housing Litigator - A law firm with an office in Bromley require a Social Housing Litigator to take up a full time position in a varied role. The Social Housing Litigator will join a team dealing with all aspects of housing management such as possession cases, harassment, nuisance, anti social behaviour, injunctions, disrepair and dilapidations. Previous experience of leasehold is highly desirable. salary dependent upon experience.

To apply please email consultants@gristlegal.co.uk


Litigation Lawyer Permanent, Kent Kent

Solicitor, Commercial Litigation Salary dependent upon exp

Job Ref: JO0000015506
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Litigation Lawyer - A Litigation Lawyer is required by an established Litigation department for a private practice law firm in Kent. The Litigation Lawyer role is commutable from Tenterden, Ashford, Canterbury, Faversham, Maidstone and Folkestone and will suit a qualified solicitor or legal executive with experience in dealing with a range of litigation such as property litigation, landlord & Tenant, partnership disputes, landlord & tenant, partnership disputes, professional negligence, shareholder disputes and insolvency. Salary dependent upon experience.

To apply please email consultants@gristlegal.co.uk


Family Lawyer Permanent, Kent Kent

Solicitor, Family £45k - 50k per year

Job Ref: JO0000015621
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Family Lawyer

A highly regarded regional law firm are seeking an exceptional and experienced family lawyer with at least 4 years PQE for one of their offices in Kent.

The family lawyer will need to be technically sound and have a practical knowledge of family law, will have excellent communication and business development skills. The successful Family Solicitor will need to be someone who can `hit the ground running`. The family department in Kent has a good reputation locally and the partners are looking for a family solicitor / legal executive who is proactive and who will help market and grow the Kent Family department.

Responsibilities include providing expert advice in relation to divorce / dissolution of civil partnerships, finances, property disputes for unmarried couples, pre-nuptial agreements, cohabitation agreements, separation agreements, children, advocacy and advice on alternative dispute resolution.

The successful applicant will need to be highly skilled and able to take on and build an existing caseload within the Kent department, commutable from Sevenoaks, Tonbridgeand Tunbridge Wells. Candidates should also be a member, or eligible and willing to join Resolution.

To apply please email consultants@gristlegal.co.uk


Private Client Solicitor Permanent, Bromley Green Kent

Solicitor, Private Client £35k - 50k per year

Job Ref: JO0000015695
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Private Client Solicitor - A Private Client Solicitor is required by a Private Client Team in their office based in Bromley, Kent (Greater London). The successful Private Client Solicitor will have at least 2 years PQE gained in a Private Client department. This Private Client Solicitor role will be based in a very established Private Client department including Solicitors and Partners undertaking a full and varied range of Private Client matters such as Wills, Probate, Estate Administration, Court of Protection, Trusts, Powers of Attorney and contested Wills. Ideally, the Private Client Solicitor will hold, or be working towards STEP. Salary dependent upon experience.

To apply please email consultants@gristlegal.co.uk


Private Client Solicitor Permanent, Kent Kent

Solicitor, Private Client £50k per year

Job Ref: JO0000015530
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Private Client Solicitor - A Private Client Solicitor is required by a thriving, renowned and forward thinking law firm with a highly regarded, busy and growing private client team based in a superb location with prestigious offices and free parking in Kent within commuting distance of Maidstone, Rochester, Chatham, Gillingham and Gravesend. The private client solicitor required will have at least 2 years PQE and be experienced in dealing with the full remit of private client matters both simple and complex (high net worth) including wills, probate/estate administrations, lasting powers of attorney/deputyships, trusts and tax planning (including IHT and CGT). STEP accreditation/working towards an advantage. Salary circa £50,000 depending on experience and expertise, performance related bonus.



To apply please email consultants@gristlegal.co.uk


Residential Property Solicitor Permanent, Kent Kent

Conveyancer, Residential Property/Conveyancing £40k - 50k per year

Job Ref: JO0000015544
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Residential Property Solicitor

This well established, CQS accredited law firm wishes to appoint a residential property solicitor to join their Maidstone office in Kent. The successful residential property solicitor will have experience that will include managing a residential conveyancing case load from instruction through to completion and registration, including sales, purchases, transfers & re-mortgages and you will be used to dealing with a high volume of matters whilst working with minimal supervision, maintaining excellent standards of work, achieving set targets and adhering to client service level agreements. The residential property solicitor will also have the ability to work as part of a team is essential together with excellent communication and organisational skills. Commutable from Chatham, Maidstone, Gillingham and Rochester.

To apply please email consultants@gristlegal.co.uk


Residential Conveyancer Permanent, Kent Kent

Conveyancer, Residential Property/Conveyancing £40k - 46k per year

Job Ref: JO0000015623
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Residential Conveyancer

An experienced residential conveyancer is required to join an established residential conveyancing team in a regional law firm in Kent which is commutable from Sevenoaks, Tonbridge and Tunbridge wells. The successful residential conveyancer will be responsible for a case load of conveyancing transactions to include remortgaging, buy-to-let, equity release, sale and purchase. As part of a residential conveyancing team you will also be responsible for client management and development liaising with estate agents, developers, builders, financial advisers and lenders. The residential conveyancer may be a qualified solicitor, licensed conveyancer, legal executive or property fee earner. Salary dependent upon experience.

To apply please email consultants@gristlegal.co.uk


Property Litigation Solicitor Permanent, Kent Kent

Solicitor, Civil Litigation £50k - 65k per year

Job Ref: JO0000015558
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Property Litigation Solicitor. This property litigation solicitor role is with one of Kent's most prestigious law firms and will offer the successful property litigation solicitor the opportunity to continue dealing with high quality work and excellent long term career prospects. The property litigation department are looking for a property litigation solicitor who can demonstrate good property litigation of at least 5 years PQE and dispute resolution experience. Salary dependent upon experience.

To apply please email consultants@gristlegal.co.uk


Commercial Solicitor Permanent, Kent Kent

Solicitor, Company Commercial £45k - 55k per year

Job Ref: JO0000015559
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Contracts Lawyer. A unique opportunity for a talented and ambitious contract lawyer (qualified solicitor or legal executive) is required by a commercial contract team within a commercial department of a formidable Kent law firm. The contract team specialise in providing their clients with a highly effective client service to a variety of client across market sectors. Although the successful contracts lawyer will be provided an existing case load technically the contracts lawyer will be able to advise on matters such as intellectual property, data protections and technology work. However, it is not the end of the world, should your current technical expertise focus upon areas adjacent to the aforementioned! More importantly the successful contracts lawyer will have excellent experience in contract drafting together with considering and managing risk.

To apply please email consultants@gristlegal.co.uk


Corporate Solicitor Permanent, Kent Kent

Solicitor, Corporate £40k - 55k per year

Job Ref: JO0000015556
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Corporate Solicitor - This is a superb opportunity for a corporate solicitor to join a corporate team in Kent. Situated in Kent, commutable from Medway, this corporate solicitor role will provide the successful corporate solicitor with the opportunity to work in an innovative, collegiate, collaborative, exceptionally highly regarded team of ambitious and technically gifted corporate lawyers. The corporate solicitor role requires someone with a at least 2 years PQE corporate that included M&A transactions, private equity and/or venture capital work. Salary dependent upon experience.

To apply please email consultants@gristlegal.co.uk


Corporate Solicitor Permanent, Kent Kent

Solicitor, Corporate £45k - 65k per year

Job Ref: JO0000015546
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Corporate Solicitor - This leading regional law firm with offices throughout Kent are seeking an Corporate solicitor to join their expanding Corporate team. the successful Corporate Solicitor will be given the opportunity to work on all aspects of corporate work including corporate finance, joint ventures, public and private mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital. You will be given early responsibility for running matters, building client relationships and business development.

The Corporate Solicitor will have trained with a highly respected law firm, preferably a city, national or strong regional law firm and have an excellent academic background and around 3 years` pqe.

To apply please email consultants@gristlegal.co.uk


Private Client Solicitor Permanent, Kent Kent

Solicitor, Private Client £45k - 55k per year

Job Ref: JO0000015622
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Private Client Solicitor - A well respected regional law firm located in an attractive town in Kent seek to recruit a private client solicitor to join their expanding private client department. Due to their success they are looking for a private client solicitor who has experience in dealing with a caseload consisting of wills, trusts, probate, tax and care for the elderly. This private client solicitor position offers great support and progression. Salary dependent upon experience.

To apply please email consultants@gristlegal.co.uk


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