Legal Jobs Kent

Conveyancing Legal Assistant Permanent, Canterbury Kent

Legal Secretary, Residential Property/Conveyancing £23k - 24k per year

Job Ref: JO0000023607
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Conveyancing Legal Assistant
 
A Canterbury law firm has a requirement for an experienced Conveyancing Legal Assistant to work full time hours (9am to 5pm) monday to friday supporting the Partner in Residential Conveyancing.
 
The role will involve
 
·Opening and closing of client files;
·Obtaining client ID as necessary for Anti Money Laundering regulations;
·Handling all aspects of a sale and purchase transactions including ordering searches, official
·copies and Companies House documents, assisting in exchange and completion;
·Drafting documents such as lease extensions, deeds, completion statements and Land Registry
·forms, using the Land Registry portal;
·Handling Stamp Duty Land Tax requirements including calculations, submissions and payments
·Liaising with clients and agents;
·Providing secretarial support to partner, including arranging appointments, dealing with client
·queries in person and by phone, together with preparation of correspondence using digital
·dictation;
·Maintaining and coordinating diaries and diary notes and reporting on these as necessary;
·Regular consideration of client files and advising fee earners on any action required;
·To provide ad hoc secretarial cover for sickness and holiday absences in the team when needed;
·Participate in the office rota by covering Reception during lunch breaks, holidays and unforeseen
·absences; collection/delivery of daily incoming/outgoing post etc.
 
Salary to Circa £24,000

To apply please email consultants@gristlegal.co.uk


Litigation Solicitor Permanent, Ashford Kent

Solicitor, Civil Litigation £34k - 43k per year

Job Ref: JO0000023651
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Litigation Solicitor
 
This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a law firm in Ashford as part of their continued expansion of their dispute resolution team. They have a need a qualified solicitor from NQ to 4 years' PQE.
 
Ashford has the high speed rail link in Ashford  enabling candidates to commute from areas such as London, Stratford, Ebbsfleet.  
 
The Firm
A regional firm with offices in South East Kent recognised by legal commentators for excellent legal advice.
 
The Role
The Litigation Solicitor will be responsible for a wide ranging case load of litigation files to include commercial and residential landlord and tenant matters, professional negligence, contract disputes, building disputes, debt recovery, contentious probate, boundary disputes
 
The Candidate
The successful candidate will be a qualified solicitor with some experience and a genuine interest in commercial and/or civil litigation. The successful solicitor will be able to manage a case load to given financial and time targets whilst under supervision of a more senior lawyer.
 
Salary to £43,000

To apply please email consultants@gristlegal.co.uk


Corporate and Commercial Solicitor Permanent, Canterbury Kent

Solicitor, Corporate £34k - 48k per year

Job Ref: JO0000023650
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Corporate & Commercial Solicitor
 
A law firm Ashford, Kent require a Corporate & Commercial Solicitor. The successful Corporate & Commercial Solicitor who may be recently qualified or experienced up to 4 years PQE.
 
The Firm
A multi office law firm offering a comprehensive  legal service to private individuals and corporate clients employing many talented lawyers including ex-city.
 
The Role
The  Corporate & Commercial Solicitor role will involve:
 
Acting on company share sales and purchases.  
Acting on a business and asset sales and purchases.  
Advising on the Companies Act 2006 and all areas of law generally applicable to private companies.
Drafting and advising on partnership and LLP agreements and other related documents and matters.
Drafting and advising on a wide range of commercial agreements, including Agency Agreements, Distribution Agreements, Terms and Conditions of Trading and Shareholders' Agreements.  
 
As a Corporate & Commercial Solicitor the role will be working in a team with the Head of the Department and its trainees on larger corporate transactions including mergers, acquisitions and joint venture projects.
 
 
The Candidate
A qualified Solicitor with training in a Corporate seat and/or up to 4 years' PQE in dealing with Corporate law.
 
Salary dependent upon experience.

To apply please email consultants@gristlegal.co.uk


Family Lawyer Permanent, Herne Bay Kent

Solicitor, Family £35k - 45k per year

Job Ref: JO0000023725
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Family Lawyer
 
A family lawyer is required by a family team to be based in Herne Bay, Kent. The family lawyer may be a qualified solicitor or legal executive with 3-4 years post qualification experience.The work will involve Financial Remedy proceedings. Ideally, the successful family lawyer will be working towards or willing to join as a Resolution Member or Law Society Family Accredited affiliation. The family lawyer will be required to support the family partner and manage a case load.
The firm offers hybrid working arrangements.
 
 Salary Circa £40K to £45K

To apply please email consultants@gristlegal.co.uk


Private Client Lawyer Permanent, Kent Kent

Solicitor, Private Client £40k - 48k per year

Job Ref: JO0000023755
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Private Client Lawyer
 
A private client lawyer is required by an existing private client department in Kent commutable from Bromley, Dartford and Bexleyheath.
 
The Firm
A legal 500 firm offering legal services to clients in Kent and London. They have very long established roots and have developed excellent client relationships with SME's, regional and national clients whilst delivering a first class client service.
 
The Role
The private client team requires a solicitor or legal executive with at least 2 years' PQE to work on all aspects of private client matters.
The successful private client lawyer will manage a full case load involving wills, probate, powers attorney, IHT, trusts and estate administration.Full support will be provided by the firm to help market your expertise. STEP membership would be an advantage but not essential.
This is an outstanding opportunity to move to a prominent law firm that is enjoying a period of sustained growth.
 
The Candidate
 
They require a private client lawyer who is technically skilled and proactive to deal with all areas of Wills, Trust and Probate work, particularly Probate, Powers of Attorney/Deputyships and advising on the Administration of Trusts.
 
 

To apply please email consultants@gristlegal.co.uk


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