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  • £13 - £14/hour
THIS IS A MATERNITY CONTRCT TO FEBRUARY 2020 Main Activities: To advise on and prepare all routine documents related to civil litigation, housing litigation and some simple criminal matters, including possession cases, debt recovery, environmental offences and insolvency cases Preparing court forms and issue proceedings at the County Court and liaising with court officials to book hearings. Providing general legal support across other contentious areas such as planning enforcement and assist with legal research when required. To assist with the preparation of witness statements for court cases, including working with housing officers, possibly liaising with housing tenants and other members of the public to obtain evidence relevant to a case. Under the supervision of the Deputy Legal Services Manager or Principal Solicitor, to instruct external solicitors and/or brief Counsel when authorised and to attend conferences with Counsel, as required. To provide routine advice on the legal position on all contentious civil, debt and housing litigation matters, including giving practical advice on how to resolve such disputes in the most cost effective way. To give legal advice as required to officers and also on relevant shared service projects. To undertake such duties commensurate with the level of the post as may be required form time to time A Casual User Car status applies to this post. We endeavour to reply to all applications, however, if you haven`t heard from us within 7 days, you have been unsuccessful with this particular role. You are very welcome to apply to future advertisements placed by Grafters Recruitment Consultants / Grafters Accountancy Personnel
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  • £25000 - £40000/annum ££Flexible
Our international law firm client is currently looking for a Real Estate Paralegal, The Paralegal will work principally with Partners, Associates and the Trainee within the Real Estate Group and work on a range of matters. The main responsibilities for this role will be assisting on post completion matters, managing deeds – scheduling of incoming deeds sending out deeds and tracking their whereabouts, proofreading contracts, preparing lease consents for banks, carrying out research as and when requested to by partners & associates, preparation of standard form leases and letting packs for a portfolio of industrial properties managed by the Real Estate group, acting for banks in regard to redemptions, dealing with clients and solicitors who are acting on the opposite side of the transaction, preparing lease summaries, carrying out property / conveyancing searches and searches at the Land Registry, negotiating wayleave agreements, calculating and preparing stamp duty land tax returns, preparing and submitting land registry applications, manging and maintaining data sites set up for property disposals. Candidates must have previous paralegal experience within a Real Estate department and they must have also completed their LPC
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Optima Legal - Case Executive/Paralegal - 6 months fixed term contract Debt Litigation Team Competitive salary + plus benefits Location - Leeds To provide legal services in the Complex Litigation area to clients of the firm as requested. To assist other members of the team and the Team Manager as required in the achievement of the departmental business plan, adoption of best working practices and delivery of a high-quality service to clients. You will be joining a dedicated team, hours Mon - Fri 9:00 - 5:30pm What you will do: Manage a caseload of small claims Defended litigation matters and ensure that all work is completed within relevant SLA timescales Be responsible for all administrative and key tasks throughout the litigation process in respect of your own caseload Ensure that key tasks on client matters given to you are undertaken correctly as part of the overall process. Tasks are completed in accordance with provisions laid down in client service level agreements Ensure that case information is accurately input into the case management system and that allocated tasks are completed by their designated date Ability to draft witness statements/applications/correspondence with reference, if appropriate, to the relevant CPRYour experience will include: Previous experience of owning and progressing own caseload. Previous litigation or recoveries background ideally at an advanced level Excellent communication skills both verbal and written Excellent time management and organisational skills Desirable Degree or relevant paralegal/ILEX experienceAbout Optima Legal Optima Legal are an independently regulated law firm with an Alternative Business Structure (ABS) status, uniquely owned by a FTSE company - Capita plc. We offer a great working environment, with a strong emphasis on work life balance. What's in it for you? At Capita, we believe an open, transparent working environment that encourages ingenuity and collaboration - with colleagues, customers and clients - is what makes us so effective at what we do. As well as a generous basic salary, we also give you 23 day's holiday (rising to 27), company matched pension scheme and access to a variety of voluntary benefit options. These include a share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle, such as retail, health & wellbeing and leisure discounts. You'll be joining a network of some of the most experienced, innovative and dedicated people in the country - the opportunities to learn new skills, develop in your career and grow and as we grow are almost endless. Our mission is to help you realise your potential - whatever that means to you. What we hope you will do next Help us find out more about you by completing our short application process - click apply now. We understand you might have some questions before taking the step to apply - you can contact (url removed) for guidance. Capita operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership. Capita Resourcing operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of gender identity or gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership
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  • £21000 - £23000/annum
CREDIT CONTROLLER £21000 - £23000 12 Month Fixed Term Contract This is your opportunity to work for a prestigious, high profile record ranking employer based in Liverpool City Centre. You will work alongside likeminded people in one of the many Finance teams who work together to support the finance processes of the business. Main Duties & Responsibilities * Secure payment in accordance with the companies TOB * Communicate with internal clients, ensuring cash collection targets are met * Ensure disputes are followed up and resolved in a timely manner * To manage and minimize debt on client database * Credit Control duties * Cash Allocations * Inter-ledger Transfers * Automated letters & producing copy bills * Daily Cash Update * Monthly Statement Runs Person Specification * Experience of working as part of a finance team within a credit control environment * Excellent communication skills bother verbally and oral * Hight standard of Excel and IT skills is an advantage * A positive attitude to dealing with various departments both internally and externally Please note that the successful candidate appointed to this role will be subject to standard background checking process and any offer of employment made is conditional upon successful completion of those checks Accountancy & Finance at Purchasing Professionals are always interested in speaking to quality candidates looking for work. If you are interested in this or any other role and have the relevant skills and experience, then please do forward your CV
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Are you a Legal Secretary, specialising in Corporate and Commercial, who is seeking a fantastic fixed-term role in central Leeds? Sacco Mann are working with a firm who are among the UK's largest 150 law firms in The Lawyer top 200. The firm have a strong company culture and are seeking a Legal Secretary to join them on a fixed-term contract (minimum 9 months) for maternity cover. The role is based within the Corporate Commercial business unit. This includes Corporate, Commercial, Private Client and Employment departments. The ideal candidate will be confident in dealing with Private Clients and are able to demonstrate first rate customer service. This opportunity also requires assisting various teams within the unit, relying on flexibility and adaptation to different workloads. The role of Corporate Commercial Legal Secretary will include: Audio typing File organisation Opening, archiving and closing case files Diary and meeting management Involvement in the monthly billing process Preparing marketing and business development information Drafting correspondence and documents such as emails, letters and client care packsIf you would like to apply for this fantastic Legal Secretary role then please simply contact Leona Taylor at Sacco Mann or submit your CV
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Family Legal Secretary / PA 6 Months Maternity Cover Salary Very Competitive A Top 200 regional law firm has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Legal Secretary/PA to join their successful Family department in Guildford. This will be initially a 6 month maternity cover contract with a strong possibility for it to be extended a further 6 months. The firm have offices across Surrey and London, with an exceptional reputation for providing first class legal services across multiple disciplines. You will be working alongside Legal 500 recommended lawyers supporting them on a wide range of Family matters for mid to high net worth clientele. Duties will include: - Assisting with a range of matters to include divorce, separation, children, pre-nuptial agreements and collaborative law - Managing client enquiries effectively - Audio typing from digital dictation - Preparing Court documentation and collating Court bundles - Drafting documentation from precedent - Diary management Skills required: - Previous Legal Secretary/PA experience is essential within a family law department of a law firm - Fast and accurate typing speeds and able to use digital dictation systems - Knowledge of using case management systems - A positive and flexible approach In return, you will receive excellent employee benefits with a highly competitive salary and a positive working environment
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  • £26000 - £28000/annum
The prime role of the PA is to provide direct support to his/her fee earner(s) to enable them to operate at optimum efficiency. This will include but will not be limited to the main responsibilities given below. The PA is expected to use a high degree of self-management and initiative. Key tasks, duties and quality standards * Prepare correspondence and documents to include transcribing digital dictation. * Administer filing which will include daily filing and the opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files in accordance with the detailed procedures contained in the office manual. * Prepare mail and enclosures for dispatch. * Arrange for all copying to be done, in person if an office assistant is not available to undertake the task. * Make appointments, arrange meetings and to maintain an up to date diary for his/her principal. * If appropriate, prepare the conference room for meetings as necessary and for the tidying and clearance of the room at the end of the meeting and to provide refreshments if asked to do so. * Progess client matters without fee earner supervision and in the absence of a fee earner * Attend clients both in person and on the telephone and to provide such support in a professional and friendly manner in keeping with the firm’s standards for client care. * Undertake any specific training when required to do so and overall to have a responsibility towards self-development. * Ensure the confidentiality of all the Firm’s and clients’ documentation and information. * Undertake on-line form filling requirements * Operate the Firm’s Case Management System * Consider improvements to the efficiency of the department. * Undertake other duties as from time to time required Essential personal qualities and attributes * Substantial previous Legal Secretarial experience including at least 2 years’ experience in the specialist area * Advanced IT skills in relevant packages and excellent (speed) typing skills * Keeps up with fee earner’s work production (and, if being promoted but working for the same fee earner(s), has a very good understanding of how their fee earner(s) like to work. * High accuracy levels * Demonstrates a pro-active approach to work with a positive attitude. * Demonstrates an excellent level of attention to client service, being able to interact well with both internal and external clients. Desirable skills, knowledge and abilities (Competencies) * Prior knowledge of Evolution or other case management systems * Knowledge of law / legal practice If you have not been contacted within 5 working days, then unfortunately on this occasion your CV has not been shortlisted
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  • £24.00 - £29.28/hour
We have an exciting opportunity for a Solicitor to join our client's offices based in Derbyshire on a temporary contract basis for months with the possibility of an extension. The client is looking for someone to start ASAP, working full time, 37 hours per week at £24.00 p/h PAYE. As the Solicitor, your main duties will include: To provide legal advice and assistance to the Trading Standards Division of the Health and Communities Department in respect to trading standards and consumer protection matters. To prepare and present criminal and civil cases in the Magistrates' and High Courts as necessary. To assist the Trading Standards Division in understanding and keeping up to date with consumer protection legislation, other relevant legislation (including surveillance legislation and criminal and civil enforcement procedures) by holding advisory and training sessions. To assist the Trading Standards Division in effectively presenting cases in the SJP procedure. To appoint and brief Counsel as required. To attend meetings at member and officer level to provide legal and procedural advice. To comply with time recording systems and such work records as necessary to assist the Section in maintaining appropriate statistics and management information. To be successful for this Solicitor post you will need to have: Experience in conducting cases involving criminal litigation. Advocacy experience. Experience of conducting trading standards prosecutions or other regulatory work Wider experience of local government work such as working for a local authority as a solicitor. Must be a qualified Solicitor or Barrister.121 Jobs is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy
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Hague & Dixon Solicitors LLP seek a private client solicitor for their Pickering office. Experience of residential conveyancing is essential. The position is initially for a fixed-term February 2020 to February 2021 and for full-time hours (9-5 Monday to Friday). Please note that for the right candidate a permanent post or part-time hours may be offered. Hague & Dixon Solicitors LLP are a long-established legal practice with offices in York, Stamford Bridge and Pickering. Specialising in Private Client work to include Conveyancing (both commercial and residential), Probate and Family work. The Firm strives to provide an outstanding service to its clients. Competitive salary based on experience and statutory holiday entitlement TSL4
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  • £25000 - £30000/annum
Finance Systems Assistant Liverpool 12 Month FTC An exciting opportunity to join a thriving business in Liverpool on a 12-month Fixed Term contract. You will join the Finance Systems Team and assist with overseeing the Financial Accounting system. Other Duties will include: Monitoring & Maintaining the Financial systems Support the business with system queries and/or issues Work closely with the extended finance team on various projects and additional activities Regular reporting where required Ad hoc Tasks as required this may include covering work for other team members Experience and Skills Required: Finance / Legal Cashier experience Good team player, with the ability to manage time, and priorities efficiently Ability to work well under pressure Ability to meet deadlines or request extra resource where needed Attention to detail Problem solving Experience with Financial and/or Legal Systems very desirable Prestige are acting as an employment agency to recruit for this position OTHER OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE BOTH TEMPORARY AND PERMANENT Your local independent with over a decade of success Prestige Recruitment - Placing people with passion. "Prestige Recruitment is a boutique recruitment agency supplying Office Support and Specialist Transport staff throughout Warrington and the Cheshire area" PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately due to the volume of applications being received we can only respond to those offering the relevant experience as outlined in the advertisement. If you have not heard from us within 48 hours, then you may presume that your application has been unsuccessful. PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately due to the volume of applications being received we can only respond to those offering the relevant experience as outlined in the advertisement. If you have not heard from us within 48 hours, then you may presume that your application has been unsuccessful
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