Legal Jobs Kent

Commercial Property Legal Secretary Permanent, Canterbury Kent

Legal Secretary, Commercial Property £20k - 21k per year

Job Ref: JO0000022304
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Commercial Property Legal Secretary
 
This is an excellent opportunity for a Commercial Property Legal Secretary to join a Commercial Property team within a law firm based in Canterbury, Kent.
 
The Company
The firm has a long standing history in the South East with close ties in local communities. This law firm has seen sensibly, successful growth, since it's inception to be recognised as a leader in providing first class legal advice to clients, both individual and commercial.
 
The Role  
The Commercial Property Legal Secretary will provide support to the Partner and department, dealing
with client queries, preparation of correspondence and documents both self generated and by transcription of digital dictation; File administration including opening/closing/archiving client files in a timely manner, photocopying, filing etc; Assisting with all aspects of commercial sale and purchase transactions including ordering and investigating searches, official copies and Companies House documents, dealing with exchange and completion; Producing documents such as lease extensions, deeds, completion statements and Land Registry forms; Handling Stamp Duty Land Tax requirements including calculations, submissions and payments; Liaising with clients and agents as necessary;
 Maintaining and coordinating Partner's diary appointments and diary notes and reporting on these as necessary. Regular consideration of client files and liaising with Partner on any action required; Support the secretarial team; answering incoming calls, greeting visitors to Reception on occasion, collection/delivery of daily
 
The Candidate
This Commercial Property Legal Secretary role requires, preferably current legal secretary commercial property experience, or previous commercial property experience combined with excellent us of MS word at an advanced level.
 
Requirements
Excellent keyboard skills
Previous Legal Secretarial experience
Part or full time hours considered
 
Salary £20,000 to £21,000
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

To apply please email consultants@gristlegal.co.uk


Part-time Credit Controller Permanent, Herne Bay Kent

Practice Support, Practice Support £21.6k per year

Job Ref: JO0000022321
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Part-time Credit Controller
 
A Part-time Credit Controller is required to work 3 days per week in their Herne Bay office.
 
The Firm
A Kent based law firm offering a comprehensive legal service to business and individual clients.
 
The Role
 
The Credit Controller will be responsible for the efficient collection of outstanding monies from clients and assisting the Accounts team as required.
 
Credit Control
· Liaise with fee earners on overdue bills, completing agreed actions and ensuring that accurate records are kept;
· Send statements to clients and, if requested, summary of costs breakdown
· Send out reminder letters and seven day letters to clients; passing to Debt Recovery Manager for recovery where necessary
· Log cheques on arrival and notify relevant fee earners accordingly
· Process credit card payments and notify fee earner and Accounts team accordingly
· Client to office transfers
· Client to Client transfers
· Assist with calculating and administering instalment payments made by standing order
· Update the Debtors List and report to the Debt Recovery Manager on a regular basis
· In the absence of the Debt Recovery Manager, deal with the bills aged report
· Where required assist the Accounts department with day to day processing
 
The Candidate
The successful candidate will, ideally, have legal experience. Alternatively, the candidate must have experience with ledgers and could be a legal secretary looking to progress their career.
 
Salary £21,600 pro rata

To apply please email consultants@gristlegal.co.uk


Private Client Lawyer Permanent, Herne Bay Kent

Solicitor, Private Client £35k - 45k per year

Job Ref: JO0000022295
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Private Client Lawyer  
 
A highly regarded Kent law firm require a talented Private Client Solicitor or Legal Executive with at least 4 year's pqe to join their busy Private Client team in Herne Bay, East Kent.
 
The Firm
An established private practice with offices through out Kent providing a comprehensive legal service to businesses and individuals. They attract good quality work and employ over 10 staff in their private client department.
 
The Role
The position will involve managing a varied and interesting case load including wills and probate work, will drafting, preparation of LPAs, administration of estates, Court of Protection, Inheritance Tax Planning and all types of elderly client work. The Private Client Lawyer will be able to demonstrate experience in all aspects of private client work.
 
The Candidate
A qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive with at least 4 years Private Client experience.
Good salary and prospects for advancement.

To apply please email consultants@gristlegal.co.uk


Private Client Lawyer Permanent, Kent Kent

Solicitor, Private Client £35k - 45k per year

Job Ref: JO0000022194
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Private Client Lawyer
 
A law firm with offices on the Kent Coastline require an experienced Private Client Lawyer to join their Private Client department and report to a Partner.
 
The Firm
A traditional law practice with a long history of providing legal services to clients in Kent. The practice excels in client service and building strong relationships with their client base. the firm has a good mixture of legal experience across private client, family, property, litigation and commercial.
 
The Role
The Private Client Lawyer will manage a varied case load of private client files to include wills, probate, estate administration, lasting powers of attorney, inheritance tax planning, court of protection and trusts. the role is commutable from Ashford, Dover, Folkestone and Hythe.
 
The Candidate
A qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive with at least 1 year PQE in private client law. A strong communicator with a proven billing history.

To apply please email consultants@gristlegal.co.uk


Residential Conveyancer Permanent, Ashford Kent

Conveyancer, Residential Property/Conveyancing £35k - 45k per year

Job Ref: JO0000022296
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Residential Conveyancer
 
This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a law firm in Ashford as part of their continued expansion of their property team. They have a need a very experienced residential conveyancer with at least 5 year's 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
·Manage own caseload of freehold and leasehold transactions; both sales and purchases including new build and help to buy.
·Dealing with re-mortgages.
·Preparing and advising on transfers of equity.
·Preparing and advising on residential tenancy agreements.
·Assist in the identification and development of new business opportunities for the department, through networking with local estate agents and other referrers.
·Attending various public events in the local community as the Department's representative.
·Attending property department meetings and such training courses as determined by Head of Department.
·Compliance with the Firm's routine accounts and administrative disciplines.
·Subject to work volumes, provide own secretarial services including typing, filing, photocopying, in connection with these duties.
 
The Candidate
The Residential Conveyancer will have 5+ years solid conveyancing experience and will need minimal supervision having worked in a Lexcel and CQS Accreditation environment previously. 
 

To apply please email consultants@gristlegal.co.uk


Residential Conveyancer Permanent, Kent Kent

Conveyancer, Residential Property/Conveyancing £35k - 45k per year

Job Ref: JO0000022196
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Residential Conveyancer
 
A Kent law firm require an experienced residential conveyancer, in their Ashford office, to join a partner led team an undertake a case load of residential property transactions.
 
The Firm
A successful private practice with a fully accredited residential conveyancing department. The firm has a reputation for it's personal culture and fully support their employees to achieve their career goals. The firm has seem year on year growth achieved through a dynamic strategy encompassing staff on achieving financial targets and rewarding such achievements.
 
The Role
The Residential Conveyancer will manage a residential transactional case load involving freehold and leasehold properties from instruction through to post completion. The case load will entail dealing sale, purchases, equity release, remortgage and transfers of equity to given financial targets and time constraints.
 
The Candidate
The Residential Conveyancer will be a qualified solicitor, legal executive or licensed conveyancer with at least 3 years PQE working in a busy residential conveyancing team. The successful conveyancer will also be a team player, capable of adapting to situations quickly and have a flexible approach. Strong communications are essential.
 
Salary dependent upon experience.

To apply please email consultants@gristlegal.co.uk


Commercial Property Solicitor Permanent, Kent Kent

Solicitor, Commercial Property £38k - 55k per year

Job Ref: JO0000022195
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Commercial Property Solicitor
 
A highly regarded law firm is seeking to appoint an experienced Commercial Property Solicitor or Legal Executive to handle an increasing Commercial Property work load.
 
The Firm
A law firm with a long who have developed a wide client base throughout the south east region. The firm are fully accredited and focus heavily upon providing quality, affordable legal advice.
 
The Role
 This is a great opportunity for a commercial property solicitor to manage a case load  of sale and purchases, development agreements and options contracts, new leases and lease renewals. Salary dependent upon experience.
 
 
The Candidate
This Commercial Property Solicitor role would suit a confident and enthusiastic solicitor or legal executive with drive, enthusiasm and the ability to market the services of the practice. The qualified Commercial Property Solicitor will have at least 2 years post qualification experience.

To apply please email consultants@gristlegal.co.uk


Corporate Solicitor Permanent, Kent Kent

Solicitor, Company Commercial £50k - 75k per year

Job Ref: JO0000022176
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Corporate Solicitor  
 
A law firm with an office Kent have a vacancy for a corporate solicitor to join their busy and very experienced Corporate team.
 
The Firm
this Corporate Department is leading by a highly experienced Partner with an excellent pedigree and the team provide outstanding legal services to clients throughout the regional and on a national basis. The firm have a long history and employ many talented lawyers across departments.
 
The Role
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 Candidate
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 a minimum 2 years PQE.

To apply please email consultants@gristlegal.co.uk


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