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  • £18000 - £20000/annum
Job Role: Paralegal (Defendant/Recoveries) Location: Whitstable – Kent Salary: £18k-£20k Term: 6-month fixed term contract – 35 hours Job Specification: Purpose: Our Client has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Paralegal/Case handler to join their busy recoveries / defendant team, which forms part of the Defendant Insurance Litigation group. This group is based in house within their insurer client at their offices in Whitstable. This position is for a 6-month fixed term period. Duties/Responsibilities: Using their in-house case management system, you will efficiently run a caseload of RTA recoveries and defendant claims. Some typical cases you will handle are credit hire claims, uninsured loss claims and outlay recoveries claims as well as small claims and fast track defendant work. You will be able to work proactively to settle cases in accordance with the insurer client’s SLAs and have the ability to communicate effectively with both lay and insurer clients, keeping them informed of the progress of claims. A key component of this role is to have the personality and confidence to provide ad hoc advice on an informal basis to our knowledgeable insurer client case handlers. Please note the salary on offer is dependent on experience. For experienced Paralegals/Case handlers there is the potential to deal with Personal Injury cases. Skills/Competencies required: Experience in running own legal caseload and being responsible for making judgements on liability; A knowledge of Defendant work both in and out of the MOJ process; An ability to deal with all aspects of recoveries claims; Enthusiastic team player who works effectively with colleagues; Experience of using a case management system; Excellent communication skills and the ability to adapt your style to suit the audience; The ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines in line with SLAs; Computer literate and able to do own typing; Experience of dealing with insurer clients (desirable); Law degree/LPC/CILEx or equivalent (desirable). Department Information: The Paralegal will join Defendant Insurance Litigation team based in house within their insurer client at their offices in Whitstable
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  • £19000/annum
My client a large Law firm specialising in Patent and Attorney is looking for a Filing Clerk to come in to join their records department This position is a 6 month FTC The position does require someone to be immediately available. - Work experience is desirable not essential Responsibilities: - Handling all file movement within the office - Opening and distributing incoming post - Administration duties Qualifications: - 5 A-C GCSE's or equivalent - Degree or A level equivalent - CILEX desirable Need to be immediately available Adecco is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer
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  • £125 - £150/day
Business Support Manager - Contract CV Submission Deadline: 24/04/2018 (Email Removed) 09:45am - COMPETITIVE Daily Pay Rate: £150 UMBRELLA - Hours: Daily 7.4 weekly 37 - Location: Inner London: Nobel House - Contract Length: ASAP to 01/09/2018 - BPSS with Basic Disclosure (issued by Disclosure & Barring Service or Disclosure Scotland) Security Clearance The Organisation The Government Legal Department (GLD) is the largest provider of legal services across government, working with over 180 government departments and public bodies. From roads to rivers, and health to human rights, our work touches on most aspects of public life. The department has more than 12 client-facing advisory teams who provide legal advice on the development, design and implementation of government policies and decisions, draft secondary legislation and work with Parliamentary Counsel on primary legislation. In addition to the client-facing advisory teams, our cross-cutting expert service groups for Litigation, Employment and Commercial Law provide specialist legal services to a wide range of government departments and public bodies. We are a non-ministerial government department with more than 1,800 employees, around 1,300 of whom are solicitors or barristers. The department is based primarily in London but has teams in Bristol, Manchester and Leeds. As an organisation our vision is to be trusted by government to provide consistently excellent and value for money services so government departments want to come to us to meet their legal needs, to be known throughout the legal profession for the quality of our legal work, and to be the best employer for our people. The Division The Commercial Law Group (CLGp) is a friendly and busy area of GLD where no one day is the same. You will get the chance to use your transferrable skills in an evolving expert service which is expanding. The HEO posts form part of the DH Commercial Law Group Team. The team also delivers a wide range of corporate functions to support the Commercial Law Director and senior leadership team. We are looking for a self-motivated, organised individual who: - is capable of balancing competing deadlines and priorities - has the ability to work well with colleagues and stakeholders at all level - has a flexible attitude and willingness to turning their hand to a range of issues - is a strong team-player with a collaborative approach but also the ability to work independently - is proficient in using ICT, with experience of using Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Visio and in particular, Excel - has the ability to develop quickly successful relationships with key stakeholders - has an interest in working in the public sector/for Central Government. The main activities associated with the roles are; Business Management Support to the Deputy Director in particular with respect to the procurement of external legal suppliers, strategic planning and day to day operation providing high quality, professional and cost effective administrative support to the Commercial Law Group Defra and DfE Team enabling the achievement of GLD, Commercial Law Group and Team objectives. Including, but not limited to: Procurement and Management of external legal suppliers, including relationship management with the client departments - Act as member of Management Team - Provide Management Secretariat (monthly), producing agendas and minutes of meeting within 3 working days - Strategic Business Planning (quarterly by 2nd week of April, July, October, January) - Preparation of resource business cases - Resource Allocation - Financial and budgetary support - Risk reporting - Business Continuity Planning Client Facing Support the Deputy Director in relationship management with key clients, in particular: - Producing financial and business planning data - Drawing up mid-year and annual reports (by mid October and Mid May respectively) - Attending meetings where requested and required - First point of contact for day to day business and correspondence - Allocating of new business in agreement with Deputy Directors Essential Skills; - ability to manage, interpret, analyse and present complex information, including MI, and other data to identify and follow through with areas for action within and across all teams - capable of driving delivery, initiating and developing new ideas and processes - ability to manage a diverse workload and deploy resources to meet current and future demand - excellent people engagement skills and a focus on building collaborative working relationships with colleagues and stakeholders across the departments - strong leadership skills and an ability to communicate with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm - IT Skills including Outlook, Visio, Microsoft Office products (Word and in particular, Excel) and digital services Desirable - Project Management and proven planning, organisation and monitoring skills are desirable
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  • £19000 - £21000/annum
Position Document Production Administrator Location Wymondham, Norfolk Hours Monday to Friday 11:00-19:30 (6 month FTC) Salary £19-21K depending on experience We are looking to recruit 2 Document Production Administrators who will be based in Wymondham. Working in a team of 7 others providing a service to a legal firm based in London. The hours are Monday to Friday 11:00-19:30 and the salary is £19-21K depending on experience. It is initially a 6 month fixed term contract but it is likely to go permanently after this. Overview of Role: The Administrator is required to be self-motivated and to work as part of a team, typing and amending long documentation, formatting, creating and applying styles, cross referencing and converting text to table. This is a busy role working purely on documents, both creating and amending to house styles, and will include high volumes of copy typing as well as trouble shooting and liaising with fee earners. Experience required: • A strong administrator • Experience working within a Law Firm or similar would be advantageous • An advanced understanding Microsoft Word 2003 to MOS Word Expert level. • An intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Powerpoint • An intermediate working knowledge of Excel • A good working knowledge of Filesite in order to create and save work within specified matters would be advantageous. • Experience of Adobe Acrobat 5.0 upwards, or similar General Skills/Attributes: • Client service orientated approach • A proven working understanding of teamwork • Problem solving skills • Advanced communication skills at all levels • Self-management and excellent organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise work calmly and effectively in a pressurised environment • Accountability and professionalism • Business and organisation awareness • Ability to work calmly under pressure • Ability to develop self and others If you are interested in this role then please apply today as we would like to conduct interviews ASAP
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  • £18.00 - £25.00/hour
This role for a Legal Officer has been released on a temporary basis for 3 months initially. Legal Officer required to join our busy Child Care Legal Team. Main Duties and Responsibilities: * To undertake legal casework in the area of Social Services * To provide legal support to solicitors, mainly in the area of Social Services, but also in other areas of legal as required * To provide administrative support as required * To provide a full range of professional legal advice and services to the Council and its various client departments, as required * To undertake such other tasks as appropriate to the grade of the post, as may be assigned from time to time * To maintain and follow appropriate office procedures and to provide relevant statistical and management information as may from time to time be required * To support and cover for other staff, to manage/supervise other staff as may be appropriate, to participate in development appraisal reviews and identification of training needs and generally to make an effective contribution to the management and operation of Tameside Legal Services Please send your most updated CV to Grant Wilson by clicking apply now. --- Fusion People are committed to promoting equal opportunities to people regardless of age, gender, religion, belief, race, sexuality or disability. We operate as an employment agency and employment business. You'll find a wide selection of vacancies on our website
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Our client is seeking several Billing Administrators to assist with a department wind down. These positions are contract based until approximately September 2018. The successful candidates will be responsible for: Reviewing files to identify any breaches of the CFA Obtaining approval from Management to produce a Bill of Costs Preparing Bill of Costs Dealing with any subsequent bill queries/amendments Liaising with external cost drafting companies in relation to preparation of bills Assisting other members of the credit control team as instructed The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform tasks as necessitated and in line with the overall objectives of the organisation. You will ideally have an understanding of legal practice and excellent attention to detail. Hours of work are 9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday. Clayton Group is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy
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  • £30.00/hour
Commercial Property Solicitor required immediately for minimum of 7 month period. This post holder is responsible to the Legal Operations Manager for the provision of specialist legal work on commercial property and associated legal matters within the company. Principle Outputs & Responsibilities • To provide excellent customer focused legal service to all customers. • To provide specialist legal advice and guidance to colleagues and residents on commercial property law and other legal matters within the company and those matters relating to managing the commercial properties within the company's portfolio. • To carry out a range of commercial conveyancing work (including but not limited to the grant of new Leases, Licences, Underletting and Deeds of Variations) on behalf of the comapny. • To lead on advice relating to enfranchisement opportunities within the stock and to be involved in the negotiation of terms for lease renewals, including taking legal action as required. • To maintain an accurate record of income, savings and legal work in accordance with the recording requirements prescribed. • To meet all targets set and any relevant corporate objectives. • To provide excellent legal work that is tailored around the customer; that is prompt, clear and reliable and demonstrates an understanding of the business context; that is value for money, solutions focused and innovative. • To pro-actively build excellent relationships with residents, customers and any internal or external stakeholders to ensure an outstanding legal service is provided. • To be responsible for and supervise the quality and accuracy of the legal work of the paralegal(s) and/or administrative support staff working for the post holder. Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience • Must be a qualified Solicitor, a member of the Law Society of England and Wales and a holder of a current Practising Certificate issued by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. • Be able to demonstrate post qualification experience. • Have proven experience in advocacy, property related litigation, including the First Tier Tribunal. • Have good IT skills generally and specifically Excel and Outlook and the ability to learn and master new systems quickly. • Able to build effective links with all internal and external stakeholders and customers. • Be committed to delivering exemplary customer service. • Experience of providing legal services with a commercial approach and demonstrating value for money
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  • £45000 - £55000/annum
Our client is a Lancashire based firm committed to providing the highest quality legal services to their clients. They unite national standards of legal expertise, innovative technology, attention to detail and excellence in client care. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Family Solicitor who is a member of the care panel, to join a good sized firm with interesting and complex cases to be handled. In addition to the relevant legal skills, the successful candidate will boast great interpersonal skills and will be comfortable in building rapport with new and existing clients. Candidates must be hardworking, autonomous and adept to handle their own caseload. For more information on this great opportunity please contact Ellie Welsh at Newton Shaw. If this position isn’t for you but you know someone who could be suitable then please let us know. We offer a reward fee of £250 for any successful referrals. For full details please see our website
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  • £30000 - £45000/annum
A well-established law firm based in Derbyshire seeks Property Lawyer for a 6-month contract commencing in May 2018. The Firm A well-established law firm based in Derbyshire with strong roots in the region, covering a comprehensive range of legal practices offering advice that blends traditional values with modern practices. Committed to the personal touch, they are renowned for their brilliance in client care, which has resulted in them building a client base spanning generations.  Well placed within the pretty town centre the office is close to excellent travel links and immediate amenities. The Role We are now tasked with sourcing a talented and driven Property Lawyer to join our clients’ law practice on a temporary 66-month contract in the Derbyshire area. The successful Property Lawyer will manage a full and varied caseload of Property matters, focusing on residential cases but also covering some commercial work. Acting for a broad client base, the ideal Property Lawyer will handle matters to include: sales and purchases of freehold and leasehold properties; dealing with cases from initial instruction to completion; transfers of equity; providing quotes; preparing legal documents and titles; advising clients on stamp duty land tax; liaising with agents, brokers and mortgage lenders development projects; lease extensions and; property finance. The Candidate Applications are welcome from Property Solicitors, Legal Executives and Licenced Conveyancers; With solid expertise in Residential property and some experience with Commercial property would be advantageous; Able to commence a 6 month contract in May 2018; Applicants should be highly client-focused with first class interpersonal skills across all levels. PROPERTY LAWYER FOR FTC For further details of this Property Lawyer vacancy, please contact Victoria quoting reference VK01802361. PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL (INCLUDING SPAM FOLDER) FOR CONFIRMATION YOUR APPLICATION HAS BEEN RECEIVED. Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are a recruitment agency, all vacancy descriptions are of general content and no responsibility is taken for salary or PQE differences. By applying for this position at Law Staff Legal you confirm that you have the experience, training, qualifications and any authorisation required by law or by any professional body, which the position requires and that you are willing to work in the position. By applying for this position you give Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited authorisation to submit your curriculum vitae to the hirer. If you do not wish us to make this application on your behalf please email informing Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited of such. Please note however, once an introduction has been made by Law Staff Legal Recruitment it cannot be withdrawn this and you are bound by the terms as stated here in our terms supplied on our web site. In accordance with The Conduct of Agencies and Businesses Regulations Act of 2003, Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited require all candidates applying for a position to provide via email, fax or post, a copy of photographic identity and proof of address. Please also note that all communication, including telephone calls, with Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are recorded and monitored for training and compliance purposes. To view Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited's candidate registration terms please go to our website. As part of Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited's candidate registration and care process, all successful applications are responded to within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Address: Please see our website for details
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  • £8.45/hour
This role for a Legal Secretary has been released on a temporary basis for 3 months initially To provide administrative and typing support to Legal Services including maintaining of records and filing. To undertake the duties of the post in a positive manner so as to aim to achieve, so far as possible within, the policy objectives of the Council and ensure that Legal Services provides excellent customer service. Main Duties and Responsibilities: * To provide the full range of administrative support to Legal Services * To undertake audio typing. * To prepare update and copy court bundles and ensure that they are collected and delivered to court in accordance with court deadlines. * To liase with courts, clients and and other providers of legal services as required. * To liaise with the clients to ensure a responsive and cost-effective service is being provided; * To maintain office records * To use appropriately the information and communications technology of Legal Services when carrying out work; * To support and cover for other staff; and * To undertake such other duties within Legal Services as from time to time may be required which are commensurate with the grading and general character of the post. You should match the following criteria: * Ability to type using computer at least 45 wpm * Ability to use Word and Excel * Ability to produce high quality audio typing * Experience and knowledge of word processing systems including Microsoft word and other relevant IT packages * Experience and knowledge of IT systems used for the production of spreadsheets and databases * Good communication skills both oral and written * Ability to prioritise and evaluate own workload * Ability to adapt to change * Knowledge of Local Government child protection procedures Please send your most updated CV to Grant Wilson by clicking apply now. --- Fusion People are committed to promoting equal opportunities to people regardless of age, gender, religion, belief, race, sexuality or disability. We operate as an employment agency and employment business. You'll find a wide selection of vacancies on our website
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