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  • £32365 - £33365/annum
Are you an experienced Legal Secretary with a background in one of the top 50 Law Firms? Then this 12 month fixed term contract working for a large and high profile consultancy based in the Docklands could be the perfect fit for you Utilising your strong legal secretarial background you will be working within the Business Support team alongside other Legal Secretaries supporting clent facing staff. The key requirements are as follows: Efficient production of correspondence and legal documents, to a high standard and to meet deadlines. This may include the use of audio transcription and will include making amendments to documentation often through heavily handwritten mark-ups. Completion preparation Drafting replies to incoming correspondence Attending meetings and taking minutes Full diary and inbox management as required This role has other numerous varied executive support duties and will offer a varied day to the right person To find out more about this lovely opprtunity please apply asap
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  • £26215/annum
This is a 6 month FTC to start ASAP This role will be providing high quality legal secretarial and administrative services to the Legal team of this top City Consultancy firm based in the Docklands. You will need to be adaptable and will have experience working as a junior legal secretary ideally in a Top 50 law firm along with the ability to prioritise workload and have a flexible approach to working arrangements. The team`s workload is often intense, so the successful candidate will need to exhibit self-confidence and initiative as well as excellent written and typing skills. You will be involved in the efficient production of correspondence and legal documents, including the use of audio transcription, diary management, coordinating internal and external meetings as required, booking travel and accommodation, and compiling detailed itineraries, plus booking meeting rooms, equipment and catering (including virtual meetings). If you can demonstrate relevant experience, good time management, organisational skills with the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines then please apply today
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  • £20000 - £25000/annum Up to £25,000 +Fantastic Benefits
Successful London law firm is looking to recruit a Paralegal to support their Residential Property department on an initial 6 month fixed term contact. As many of the team’s clients are based in the Far East, is it imperative that the successful candidate has verbal and written fluency in Mandarin. Duties will include assisting with the opening of new files, making files in relation to existing matters, liaising with clients and offering clear and concise information, preparing and drafting legal documentation for sign off by the Partners, proofreading documents, conducting research for the Partners and other fee earners within the department, tracking projects to ensure they are running within set timescales, maintaining accurate data on the internal system in relation to client matters and any other ad hoc duties as and when required. Candidates must be degree educated (minimum 2:1), have excellent communication skills and a strong ability to work well under pressure. Standard hours for this role are 9.30am to 5.30pm
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Our client based in Galway are currently looking for an experienced Legall Secretary to join them for a 1 year FTC. The suitable candidate must have at least four to five years Property/Conveyancing experience from working in a Solicitors office. Duties will include but are not limited to: Dictation, preparation of documents, making and taking telephone calls as required, diary management as required, filing, organising outgoing post and other duties as assigned. Training for our in house case management system and any such systems will be provided. The salary will depend on experience. Contact Niamh at Jacksonstone Recruitment on 01 (Apply online only) for further information on this vacancy quoting CV Library as your reference. At Jacksonstone we endeavour to contact all candidates who apply to us directly, however, from time to time due to large volumes of applications we may not respond to you as quickly as hope. We will upload your information to our database and may contact you by telephone, post, text or email should we have any suitable roles matching you skillset. Your information will be stored on our database for a period of 10 years after our last communication upon which time we will contact you prior to removal of your details. You may opt out at any time by replying “unsubscribe” and if you wish to have all personal information removed from our database by responding “delete” to any communications we send. In applying for a role you are giving us consent to do so unless you request us not to in writing. Established in 1999 we recruit throughout Wicklow, Wexford and Dublin. Jacksonstone Recruitment span across a diverse range of clients from local SME clients to large multinational corporations in many sectors including Office Staff, Accountancy & Finance, Financial Services, Sales & Marketing, Customer Service, Retail, Production & Manufacturing, Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Life Science, Supply Chain, Logistics, Quality Control, QC Analysts, Biochemist, Temp jobs, Contract vacancies and Permanent roles. See our website (url removed) for details of all our open jobs. Jacksonstone Recruitment Ltd. is registered in Ireland. Company Registration No. 306084
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  • £7.50 - £7.83/hour
Researcher Internship – Old Street, London Salary: £14,500 to £15,250 p.a. (c£7.83 per hour) 6 month contract (possibility to gain a full time permanent role) The purpose of this role is to offer support to managers and internal staff as directed by line managers and directors, in a timely and professional manner. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person with a high level of drive and enthusiasm, with a focus on research and genealogy case work and is willing to learn. Main duties include but are not limited to: • To ensure an effective and efficient service is provided to the case managers and the rest of the team. • To research records externally as referred to you by the Case Manager or a Director. • Provide general administrative service, which includes scanning, photocopying and filing. • To assist and support the Case Manager with letter writing. • To undertake training and development as specified by the Case Manager. • Make and serve refreshments such as tea and coffee for staff and guests. • Ensure that your workstation is kept clean and tidy. • To pick up and take posts, when required. • To ensure that the preparation for the marketing packs are on-going. • Undertake any other additional duties appropriate to the post as requested by the Case Managers or Directors. A successful candidate: • Educated to a degree level or equivalent • Research Skills • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills • Methodical approach • Problem solving skills and the ability to respond to sudden unexpected demands • Good administration skills • Ability to cope under pressure • Attention to detail • Reliable, Flexible and adaptable • Ability to work on own initiative and organise own workload • Contribute to the effectiveness of the team • Ability to deal with members of the public in a courteous manner • Has the ability to work on own initiative and organise own workload
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  • £60000/annum
My client are a leading Legal Practice; who are renowned for having a wide range of commercial clients. They are seeking a Manager to look after their Legal Technology department. The successful applicant will either have previous experience working as a lawyer or will have proven Innovation experience achieving excellent service delivery. Please note this is a 6 month FTC The role: • Help lead links with technology based solutions • Analyse legal processes and requirements from clients and identify opportunities to improve delivery • Provide innovation and transformation in legal service delivery The person: • Previous experience working as either a lawyer or Legal Tech Manager • Excellent communicational skills • Available immediately or at short notice At LAW Absolute we endeavour to respond to all applications within 48 hours. However due to the volume of applications we receive we may not be able to respond to every candidate individually. If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has not been successful and your details have not been retained. LAW Absolute acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment
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  • £22.29 - £23.40/hour
Please Note: * This is a 6 month contract * Requires a standard DBS valid within 12 months. Purpose: * To provide legal advice and assistance on all aspects of Social Services law, including: 1 Children social care 2 Human Rights 3 Child Protection Law 4 Adoption Law 5 Mental Capacity Act 6 Any other related social care law issue * To provide proactive, clear and concise legal advice and assistance to clients * To supervise Senior Legal Assistants, Legal Assistants and / or trainees as directed * To deputise for Senior Lawyers as and when required. Duties: * Provide specialist legal advice and assistance on all issues arising within the post holder’s area of responsibility * To instruct counsel as appropriate * Approve or amend legal aspects of reports to be submitted to members requiring decisions and attend committee and other meetings to give legal advice as necessary * Provide proactive legal advice and assistance to meet the needs of members and officers and assist with client liaison * Contribute towards the running of the team and Legal Services * Actively contribute to developing policies and good practice * To support with strategic and corporate legal work * To deal with individual case work and prepare associated documentation * To advise on disputes with third parties * To advise on the powers and ensure the legality of the decision making * To handle complex litigation arising within the areas of responsibility, including judicial review and to instruct counsel where necessary * To deal with corporate complaints and Members enquiries * Keep up to date with changes in the law and other developments in the area of work allocated, to disseminate information on changes and advise on any action to be taken as a result Knowledge and Qualifications: * Admitted solicitor or qualified barrister or Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives * Thorough knowledge of one or more of the following areas: 1 Children Social Care 2 Human Rights 3 Child Protection Law 4 Adoption Law 5 Mental Capacity Act. Experience: * Significant post qualification experience in the legal profession * Relevant experience in the legal profession (preferably within the last 2 years) handling at least one of the areas * Experience of contributing to corporate decision making and development of corporate policy and strategy. Skills and Abilities: * Ability to personally handle with minimum supervision all matters within the postholder's area of responsibility and to carry a heavy caseload of child protection matters * Ability to assist with the development of policy * Good presentation skills, including the ability to communicate clearly and concisely in writing and orally * Ability to give clear and proactive legal advice in a manner which supports clients in achieving their organisational objectives * Ability to prepare cases for hearings * Ability to analyse information, evaluate evidence, solve problems and present solutions at an appropriate level * Ability to provide advice and present arguments in a confident, articulate and persuasive manner * Ability to prepare and advise on the preparation of reports to members and officers, to present reports to senior officers and members and to advise on clients’ decision making processes * Ability to prepare or advise on the preparation of reports to Committee in respect of legal procedural or policy matters * Ability to supervise the work of more junior staff and give guidance and training to others * Ability to develop and maintain good working relations with clients * Ability to handle complex legal matters within area of responsibility * Ability to instruct Counsel, attend conference with Counsel and attend in courts, tribunals and inquiries, if required * Ability to deputise for the Senior Lawyer in the team Disclaimer: By applying for this role, you give consent for your information to be forwarded to our Client(s) and information of which may be retained within our databases
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  • £17 - £19/hour
This is an excellent opportunity for a Legal Assistant to join the contracts team within the corporate department of a Local Authority in London. You must have previous experience dealing with contracts. The day to day role will involve providing legal and administrative support to the Solicitors at the Council, including the formalisation of contracts for goods and services. The role will include drafting and negotiating simple contract terms and reviewing and drafting template agreements. The ideal candidate will: • Have a minimum of 2 years’ experience as a Legal Assistant, ideally from the public sector but private practice or in-house experience will be considered • Have a minimum of 1 years’ experience formalising agreements for goods and services • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, have the ability to compile reports, correspondence, presentations and maintaining spreadsheets This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a Local Authority who offer the chance for career development and a supportive working environment. Should you wish to discuss this role before applying please contact Joel Baron: Telephone: (Apply online only) Email:. For our latest jobs and register for job alerts please visit (url removed)/legal Service Care Legal is a specialist recruitment agency supplying temporary and permanent professionals to Private Practices, Local Authorities and In-house Legal Departments nationwide. We have in-depth experience of recruiting at all levels within the legal industry and consultants who specialise in specific markets to ensure you have a dedicated point of contact who’s an expert in your area. We also offer a £250 referral bonus if you know of anyone who may be interested in this role. Please contact Joel on (Apply online only) with any referrals
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  • £19000 - £22000/annum
Our client based in Hampshire is successful full service private practice law firm. They have an enviable track record of delivering value-driven, partner-led advice for commercial and private clients.They now have a requirement for an ethusiastic Legal Cashier on a 12-month fixed term basis to support these values in their busy Accounts team in Southampton. The following experience & skills are essential:- The main responsibilities of the role include: • Operate Chaps receipts and payments and bacs receipts • Bank reconciliations • Check, process and post bills • Cheque payments • Error Reporting • Matter ledger queries • Assist with lawyer and secretary technical queries • Any ad-hoc postings (such as Land Registry, search fees, time transfers, write offs) The successful candidate will have: • Knowledge of SRA accounts rules and Money Laundering Regulations • Knowledge of online banking • Able to prioritise effectively & remain calm under pressure • Accurate & shows attention to detail • Enthusiastic & hard working with a positive attitude • Excellent telephone manner & customer service • Knowledge of MS Office including Artiion (desired) • Good numeracy and computer literacy skills The successful candidate will have a proven track record as a Legal Cashier with a minimum of 1-2 years experience gained within a legal practice in the UK. You will be required to cover all levels of the Accounts Department as required. The role offers a highly competitive salary package, a comprehensive range of benefits and a first class and friendly working environment. The role is ofered on a 12 month fixed term basis with the strong possibility of being made permanent after that. If you feel your skills and experience are suited to this role, please apply now. All applications will be reviewed within 2 working days and short-listed candidates responded to within that time frame
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Legal 200 practice is hiring a qualified and compliant Crime Duty Solicitor to work on a part-time basis on a two year fixed term contract. The Firm A Legal 200 leading UK practice our client has had offices in London for over a century; offering corporate, not-for-profit, and private client expert advice in a full range of legal practice areas. Having maintained such excellence, they attract and retain leading talent with numerous lawyers named as experts in their chosen fields. Commended in the Legal 500 in addition to holding Lexcel and Investors in People accreditations, they provide a supportive working environment, fostering confidence and growth throughout the firm. A vacancy has now arisen for a part-time Crime Duty Solicitor at the firm’s office in Putney, south-west London. This is a fixed term contract for a period of two years. The Role This is an ideal opportunity for a Crime Duty Solicitor with experience of dealing with a wide range of general Crime matters to join the team at a strongly performing firm. Your duties will include: providing an excellent service to Legal Aid clients; attending police stations both in and outside of office hours; providing advice and advocacy in the Magistrates Court and; running police station and Magistrates Court files. In return, the firm offers a competitive salary and a supportive work environment. The Candidate Applications are encouraged from qualified and compliant Crime Duty Solicitors with at least 3 years’ experience. You will hold a clean Practicing Certificate from the SRA. Knowledge of the Criminal Legal Aid Contract and experience of managing Legal Aid Agency work and file management is required. It is essential for the successful Crime Duty Solicitor to be able to evidence compliance with the new requirements under the 2017 Criminal Contract including: -      Being able to evidence compliance in times of the 14 hour rule requirement -      To evidence compliance with the requirement to attend 36 police station and Magistrate Court attendances on a rolling three month period CRIME DUTY SOLICITOR For further details of this Crime Duty Solicitor vacancy, please contact Ajay quoting reference AP02202561. 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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