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Recruitment Legal

£22,000 to £24,000

Tunbridge Wells, Kent

15 hours ago

A well established law firm in Kent and Sussex currently have a position available for a Legal Cashier/Legal Accounts Assistant to join their Accounts team at their Tunbridge Wells office. You will be working in a modern open plan environment in the centre of the town with excellent working conditions and will be supported by a friendly team. You will have a minimum of 2 years experience in a legal accounts role.


Main Objectives of the Role:

• To assist in the smooth running of the practice by attending to the various financial transactions arising from the work of the firm and its internal operation. Working in a team but with the ability to work on your own, and to tight deadlines.

Key Tasks

• Monitoring online bank accounts and statements for client and office
• Posting and sending CHAPs, BACs payment as required (suppliers, disbursements etc.)
• Collating cheques, posting office and client banking
• Printing and posting of daily client and office cheque requests
• Posting and printing bills
• Posting payments/interest/bank charges
• Daily cash collection report and collecting cash/cost transfers
• Taking credit card payments over the phone when required from clients
• Disbursement Control (Land Registry and PIE). Collating statements, postings and BACs
• File closures/re-opening
• Ad-hoc write-offs as required (bills and disbursements)
• Transferring time on request
• Posting ad-hoc client to client transfers
• Ad-hoc queries and reporting as required relating to client account, balances and credit control
• Adhoc management accounts work, as required.
• Adhoc purchase ledger-monitoring, entering invoices, credit notes and payments (via internet banking) plus reconciling supplier statements and dealing with supplier queries etc.
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Recruitment Legal

£19,000 to £22,000

Tunbridge Wells, Kent

15 hours ago

A well established law firm in Kent and Sussex currently have a position available for a Legal Secretary to join their Private Client team at their Tunbridge Wells office. You will be working in a modern open plan environment in the centre of the town with excellent working conditions and will be supported by a friendly team.

The role will be full time Monday to Friday (35 hours a week).

Experience within the legal sector is desirable but not essential.

You will be involved in the area of Wills, Trusts and Probates. We expect our secretaries to be able to work well within a team environment and have a competent level of IT skills. You should be highly organised and have the ability to apply attention to detail in all areas of your work, producing accurate typing from digital dictation. We are seeking someone who is enthusiastic about their career and has a good work ethic. Flexibility and adaptability are also important aspects of this role. In addition, you will have a high standard of client care and effectiveness.
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TN Recruits

£20,000 - £24,000

Tunbridge Wells, Kent

16 hours ago

great opportunity to join a leading firm in the Litigation department on a part time basis. Working days would be Monday, Tuesday and Friday which would allow you Wednesday and Thursday as days off.

You will be rewarded with good long-term prospects, a flexible working week and great working environment. You also have the opportunity to start immediately.

Daily duties will include;
- Diary management
- Audio typing
- Sending and receiving e-mails
- General administration
- Working in a client management system
- PA duties

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TN Recruits

£22,000 - £24,000

Tunbridge Wells, Kent

16 hours ago

Enjoy being busy? Want to work in a relaxed environment where you won't be micromanaged? Enjoy as part of a team? This role would be ideal for you!

A brilliant opportunity to join a well known and respected, local firm with an excellent reputation. Progression in Paralegal/Legal Executive roles and into training contracts are available for the right people. There are a variety of roles within different areas of Law.

Daily duties will include;
- Diary management
- Audio typing
- Sending & receiving e-mails
- Travel arrangements
- Client contact
- Research
- Liaising with internal staff and external parties

Benefits include: 33 days holiday, annual bonus, private medical care, health insurance, life assurance, death in service benefit,

This is a great opportunity to join a down-to-earth company who provide a great working environment and flexibility in the work place.

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TN Recruits

£Competitive! Neg!

Marden, Maidstone, Kent

1 day ago

Are you looking for a full time or part time fee-earning role within law? Do you have 2 years PQE with experience in a similar position? if so this could be the next step in your career!

A rare and exciting opportunity to join a well established legal practice who are constantly exceeding the expectations of their clients. They are looking for an experienced fee earner within Litigation and Employment to join their friendly team.

You will be rewarded with a competitive salary, free parking, excellent working environment and team.

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Recruitment Solutions Folkestone Ltd

£19,000

Kent

1 day ago

Legal Cashier / Accounts Processor

Recruitment Solutions Folkestone Ltd are now recruiting for an experienced Legal Cashier / Accounts Processor for our highly respectable and well know client in East Kent, based in their Canterbury Branch. Initially this will be fixed term for up to 12 months initially, but could progress to a permanent position depending on my client’s needs, Full time £19,000.

All About the Role!

To sort and batch all instructions sent to accounts from the branches.

You will contact fee earners and secretaries in connection with any queries concerning instructions.

To print and sort transaction instructions sent via e-mail, produce cheques and sort for second signature where necessary and send to correct branch; complete the whole range of processing, including client, office and nominal.

Processing credit card statements in the absence of the Accounts Manager, Office Account Bank Reconciliations. Conveyancing Completions, Back up GPIC Accounts on Videss and Sage, to process all transactions speedily and accurately in accordance with SAR’s, Anti Money Laundering and Cyber Crime policies and procedures.

Annual archiving of accounts records and update of manual record, Conduct matter listing meetings with fee earners, Respond to queries from fee earners and secretaries; providing support and training as required or escalate to Accounts Manager as appropriate.

Process petty cash reconciliations for all branches, complete such tasks as required supporting the Accounts Department, including filing, photocopying, and other general office.
Ensuring you comply with all the Firm’s relevant policies and procedures, ensure confidentiality on all appropriate matters and recognise that any breach of this confidentiality will be treated very seriously.

All About You!
Experience Relevant recent accounts experience gained from within the legal industry
Relevant recent accounts experience gained from within the legal industry
Qualifications: - Institute of Legal Cashiers Diploma with a good all round education; both literate and numerate
Specialist Skills/ Ability/Knowledge
Applied working knowledge of Solicitors Accounts Rules
Familiarity with practice management system
Strong ability to balance priorities in order to meet sometimes demanding deadlines.
Attention to accuracy and detail

Regrettably, we are currently unable to consider any speculative CV’s, please only apply if you fully match the skills and experience required. If you have not had contact from us within 72 hours of your application, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
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Direction Law

Negotiable

Canterbury, Kent

1 day ago

Direction Law is a well-established law firm with our head office in Canterbury and we are looking for full time administrators in several departments to join our team.

All of the roles available are to provide key assistance to both Fee Earners and other members of the departments and will involve a mixture of client file administration work and providing excellent communication to our clients by email and telephone.

Duties will include, sending letters and emails to key stakeholders related to client files, such as clients, other solicitors, lenders etc., data entry onto our Case Management system Partner for Windows, using and updating spreadsheet systems and speaking with those key stakeholders on the telephone.

The right candidate will have a strong work ethic, be computer literate with good experience of Microsoft programs, an excellent communicator and be able demonstrate very strong attention to detail and accuracy. Experience in an office environment is essential, legal office experience would be advantageous but is not essential as full on the job training will be given in each role.

As mentioned this is a full time role our office hours are 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday and salary will depend on experience.

If you are interested in these roles, please send a CV with covering email stating your reason for applying and salary expectation using the apply online button:

No agencies please.
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Floss Agency

£18.00 - £19.00 per hour

Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent

1 day ago

Our client. a legal firm based in Tunbridge Wells, is looking for a temporary Legal Cashier to join them for 10 days in June '17. The days required are Mon 5th - Wed 13th June inc.

The successful Legal Cashier duties will include:

Previous Day's Batch Report
* Complete each morning before 9.30am
* Print out previous day's Batch Report and validate to Bank Account.

Electronic Payments and Receipts
* Communicate to Fee Earner and/or assistant within 10 minutes of receipt into our accounts by e-mail or telephone
* Ensure cleared funds are available to process payments
* Ensure evidence of payments available, and completion statements agreed for all property transactions
* Process on NatWest Bankline system promptly and accurately and within system and contract timings and on date requested
* Arrange for duly authorised personnel to transmit as soon as possible
* Post onto system same day as payment
* Verify payment has been sent and notify Fee Earner of time of transmission

Cheques In
* Ensure all cheques received from all branches are listed on daily sheet(s) and have been signed by the solicitor opening post
* Record cheques received in post on correct slips, e.g. client money or office money and record cheque serial numbers on slip
* E-mail to Fee Earners by 2 pm daily of cheques received and proposal of posting for confirmation or amendment
* Let partner who is signing cheques see daily cheque listings by placing in cheques to sign folder
* Write up paying in books with authorised cheques and post onto system same day. n.b. any unopened clients must be posted next available working day. If this cannot be done because opening form has not been completed then a written memo must be sent by e-mail or internal mail to Fee Earner, and if no response then the head of their department
* File daily cheque listing in folder held in accounts department once viewed by partner signing cheques

Third party cheques in
* Photocopy cheque onto appropriate memo
* Attach any documents received with cheque to memo
* Ensure Fee Earner receives memo and attachments by 2 pm on day of receipt.
* File 3rd party cheques in folder within accounts department
* Release cheques to Fee Earners upon presentation of signed and dated memo and file this memo with daily cheque listings

Bill postings
* Three copies of bills and attachments should be provided, and numbered using stamp
* Check bills to ledgers especially ensuring disbursements are correctly billed as paid or unpaid, additions and VAT calculate
* Verify any money on account
* Post bill onto system, and post unpaid disbursement separately so they can be identified later
* If disbursements have been paid from client ledger, post a Disbursement to Office journal to clear, and allocate against outstanding balance of bill
* If funds available on client account ensure Fee Earner has authorised Client-To-Office transfer

May also include:

Bankline Charges:
* Download statement once a month and break down bank charges between the firm's branches

Land Registry/PIE/HMCTS
* Download daily from the Land Registry; weekly email from the others
* Post the relevant disbursement to the office ledger of the matter involved
* If money held on account in client ledger, transfer same amount from client to
office account

Suspense Account

* Assist Departmental manager in reviewing balances held on the Suspense Account

Petty Cash
* Posting and reconciliations of petty cash for each branch once a month
* Ensure replacement funds raised when necessary

Close Matters
* Receive closing forms; check that ledger is clear and close matters on the system. On "property matters" (other than Tunbridge Wells matters) record details of the transaction on the database; return closing forms to whoever they came from

The hours are 9am - 5.30pm, Monday to Friday, with an hour for lunch.
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Recruitment Solutions Folkestone Ltd

up to £18500

Canterbury, Kent

1 day ago

Legal secretary Temp Cover

Recruitment Solutions Folkestone Ltd are now recruiting for a Legal secretary with ideally Private Client experience or very strong Audio skills for our highly respectable and well know client in East Kent, in their Canterbury Branch.

This will be for about 2 months possibly longer, Monday to Friday 9:00 to 17:00.

Are you and experience legal secretary looking for a role that encompasses variety and stability with a great solicitors? Then do please read on………

All About the Role

You will be providing full secretarial support for Partner and department including arranging appointments, dealing with client queries in person and by phone, together with preparation of correspondence and documents by audio typing via the digital dictation system.

Filing, photocopying and opening/closing client files in a timely manner. Maintaining and coordinating Partner’s diary and diary notes and reporting on these as necessary.
Regular consideration of client files and liaising with Partner on any action required. Preparing Client Estate Accounts using Excel.

Providing administrative support to department team. To provide secretarial support to the Family and Property departments as required.
Providing cover for Reception during lunch breaks, holidays and unforeseen absences; collection/delivery of daily incoming/outgoing post and DX usually by office rota.

Compliance with the firm’s accounts and administrative disciplines and procedures.

To agree clear objectives linked to the Firm’s business plan and participate in the performance management system, assessing performance and giving feedback as relevant.
To ensure confidentiality on all appropriate matters and recognise that any breach of this confidentiality will be treated very seriously.

All About You!
Essential Proficient audio typist

Ideally relevant secretarial experience gained from within a busy legal practice
Experience gained from within the specific service area (Private Client, Family, and Property)
Good all round education; both literate and numerate
Competent in the use of MS Word, Excel and Outlook (Professional) gained in a working environment, preferably the legal industry.
Accurate in producing good quality correspondence
Familiar with transcribing correspondence using Digital Dictation
Clear verbal and written communication skills, capable of drafting own basic correspondence as necessary
Team working (flexible and adaptable to the needs of the team)
Attention to accuracy and detail

Regrettably, we are currently unable to consider any speculative CV’s, please only apply if you fully match the skillsand experience required. If you have not had contact from us within 72 hours of your application, please
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Recruitment Solutions Folkestone Ltd

Depending on Experience

Gravesend, Kent

1 day ago

Conveyancing and Probate Legal Secretary Gravesend

Recruitment Solutions (Folkestone) Ltd are looking for an experienced Conveyancing and Probate Legal Secretary to join an award winning legal firm and become a valued member for the successful and very friendly team in Gravesend, Kent who are all experts in their own field.

The purpose of this role is to assist and support fee earners with secretarial and administrative duties. Excellent salary depending on experience and great and benefits.

All About the Role!
• Audio and copy typing all correspondence to include letters, legal forms and quotes
• Answer the telephone in a polite and efficient manner
• Undertake administrative duties such as photocopying, and updating client details
• Filing correspondence and ensuring files are kept up to date
• Arranging appointments and dealing with clients
• Access and input data on to the firm’s client database
• Work as part of a team with other secretarial colleagues, assisting with secretarial and telephone cover when required
• Handle all confidential information discreetly

All About You!

• Proven experience working as a Legal Secretary in Conveyancing and Wills and Probate
• Excellent technical skills which include a fast and accurate typing speed (a Legal secretarial qualification is desirable)
• The ability to manage a busy workload with minimal supervision and meet tight deadlines
• Good communication skills and a confident, friendly and outgoing manner both over the phone and in person
• Attention to detail
• A good working knowledge of Word is essential

Regrettably, we are currently unable to consider any speculative CV’s, please only apply if you fully match the skills and experience required. If you have not had contact from us within 72 hours of your application, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
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