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Recruitment Solutions Folkestone Ltd

£9,300 part time salary

Canterbury, Kent

3 days ago

Trainee with CILEx Legal Secretary Part Time Canterbury

Recruitment Solutions Folkestone Ltd, are now recruiting a Private Client Legal Secretary Part Time Canterbury for our highly respectable and well know Solicitors in East Kent at their Canterbury Office. This Role is 3 full days per week and flexibility can be offered.

Are you a trainee with CILEx, Legal Secretarial Diploma with some Family, Residential Conveyancing experience would be considered, however, Private Client experience preferred.
The role is mainly providing full secretarial support to the departmental fee earners, 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.

All About The Role!

• Filing, photocopying and opening/closing client files in a timely manner;

• Regular consideration of client files and liaising with partner and fee earners on any action required;
• Maintaining and coordinating diaries and diary notes and reporting on these as necessary.

• Working as a member of the secretarial team; answering incoming calls, greeting visitors to Reception on occasion, collection/delivery of daily incoming/outgoing post and DX, and any other general office administrative duties as required.
• Compliance with the firm’s accounts and administrative disciplines and procedures.


• To clearly identify the standards and systems required to continually improve our client service

• To comply with all the Firm’s relevant policies and procedures

• To ensure confidentiality on all appropriate matters and recognise that any breach of this confidentiality will be treated very seriously.

All About YOU!


• Relevant secretarial experience gained from within a busy legal practice (preferably Private Client and/or Family)
• (CILEX Legal Secretarial Diploma or equivalent would be an advantage)
• Good all round education; both literate and numerate

• Competent in the use of MS Word and Outlook (Professional) gained in a working environment, preferably the legal industry
• Accurate in producing good quality correspondence

• Proficient audio typist

• Familiar with transcription via Digital Dictation (desirable)

• Familiarity with using a Practice Management System (Legal Office/Videss)



• Team working (flexible and adaptable to the needs of the team)

• Uses initiative in dealing with incoming queries


• Confident and assertive whilst sympathetic and understanding towards clients who may be distressed, whilst remaining professional a tall times
• Ability to balance priorities in order to meet sometimes demanding deadlines.

• Keen to ensure the needs of clients are met wherever possible.

• Attention to accuracy and detail

• Clean and presentable in appearance

• Clear verbal and written communication skills, capable of drafting own basic correspondence as necessary

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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New Appointments Group

£17000 - £18000 per annum

Rochester, Kent

3 days ago

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Legal Secretary with proven experience of working within the area of Family Law, seeking a new challenge with an award winning firm. The purpose of this role is to assist and support with secretarial and administrative duties.

Job Description

The successful candidate must have experience in the following:

*Audio and copy typing all correspondence to include letters, legal forms (Oyez) 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 case management system
*Work as part of a team with other secretarial colleagues, assisting with secretarial and telephone cover when required
*Handle all confidential information discreetly

The Candidate

To be successful in your application, you will possess the following attributes:

*Proven experience working as a Legal Secretary within the area of Family Law
*Excellent technical skills which include a fast and accurate typing speed (a Legal secretarial qualification is desirable)
*Excellent technical skills which include a fast and accurate typing speed and 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

You will be based in Rochester, working in a friendly expert team.

New Appointments Group, Expertly Matching Kent's Employers and Jobseekers since 1975.
Committed to diversity, equality and opportunity for all.
Twitter: @nagforjobs
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Recruitment Legal

£18,000 to £19,000 per annum (DOE)

Dartford, Kent

3 days ago

A well established law firm in Kent and Sussex currently have a full time position available for an experienced professional Secretary/Receptionist to join their Dartford office. You will be working in an open plan environment in the centre of the town with excellent working conditions supported by a small friendly team. Previous experience within a legal environment is not a necessity but it is an advantage.

Main Objectives of the Role:
To provide a highly professional service to all clients and visitors.
To provide secretarial support to the team.
To communicate effectively at all levels and have a confident, empathetic and friendly approach.
To have a high level of integrity and a smart and professional appearance.
To work effectively as part of a small team.

Key Tasks
You will:
be the first point of contact for all clients and visitors to the office
provide efficient legal secretarial support to the team (covering the areas of private client and residential property)
take calls and co-ordinate calendars for the fee earners
monitor and maintain stationery levels
be responsible for post duties
open and close files
assist with any other adhoc duties
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Recruitment Solutions Folkestone Ltd

£16k - £17k DOE

Ashford, Kent

3 days ago

Claims Coordinator

RSFL are now looking for a driven, dynastic and people focused Claims Coordinator to join our national award winning client in Ashford.

The role is to ensure that all claims are handled in accordance within Client requirements and Group policies and procedures.

The Flooring & Accommodation Team is responsible for the appointment of a network of Insurance approved Operators and suppliers, providing alternative accommodation, facilitating removals and storage, validating flooring claims and restorations or replacement of flooring.

The Flooring & Accommodation Team will manage & own the Policyholder and Client journey throughout the entire process in accordance with Client requirements and Group policies and procedures.

This position will suit candidates with experience in administration, estate agency, Claims handling with an insurance background. Working Monday to Friday 8.30 and to 17.30 with and hours paid lunch.

All about the Role
To effectively undertake work allocated to you by your Team Leader.

Deliver high quality customer care and support at all times whilst dealing with all elements of the Flooring reinstatement and Accommodation process of the Insurance claim.

To Ensure sound level knowledge of SLA’s and that they are adhered to and work is completed to the required standard.

Champion the delivery of consistent high quality customer service and adhere to Service standards and Group policies and procedures.

Maintain and proactively develop relationships with Clients, Suppliers and Colleagues.

Ensure relevant and timely communication with the team and clients as required.

Actively promote the principle that customers are treated fairly.

All About you!

The ability to work in a fast paced and changing environment.
Ability to apply a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
Demonstrate a high level of customer service.
Excellent communicational skills.
Flexibility and adaptability
The ability to organise and prioritise own workload.
Working within a team environment and the ability to work under own initiative
Good computer literacy.
4 GCSE’s including Maths & English at grade C and above.

They Offer great benefits, schemes and career progression for the right candidate.

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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Recruitment Solutions South East Ltd

£21,000k - 27,000k neg according to experience

Sevenoaks, Kent

3 days ago

Third Party Personal Injury Claims Hander required by a well established expanding Claims Handling company.
You will look after a portfolio of claims right from start to finish, looking to achieve the lowest possible outlay while offering excellent service to customers and stakeholders.
Experience in a similar role is essential, as is excellent attention to detail and a willingness to learn and self develop.
Apply now to be considered for this exciting opportunity!

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Recruitment Solutions Folkestone Ltd

£20K - £32k depending on experience

Folkestone, Kent

3 days ago

Wonderful opportunity for a Legal Executive (or someone who is close to qualifying in such a position) with an immediate start available!!!

This is a maternity contract/fixed term starting AS SOON AS POSSIBLE and running until 5th January 2018!!!!!

This is a full time position, 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday and is within the public sector.
The hourly rate is largely dependent on experience but as a guide, in the region of £10.82 - £16.68per hour, which equates to £20,817.00 to £32,092.00 per annum pro rata.

There is some degree of flexibility in relation to the ideal candidate so please observe the desirable and essential experiences we are seeking.
However, please be aware that previous experience of working in the legal department of a Local Authority IS CONSIDERED ESSENTIAL (E) as this role is key to the general running of the Legal Services department.

Qualifications
We are looking for someone who is a fully qualified Legal Executive (CILEX Level 6) or working towards this qualification.
Applications would also be considered from candidates with legal qualifications (LLB, GDL, LPC etc.) if they can evidence the rest of the requirements shown below.

E = Essential
D = Desirable

Knowledge and Experience

Knowledge and Experience of legal procedures the following areas:
1. Planning Enforcement (E)
2. Civil Litigation (including experience in Magistrates and County Courts) (E)
3. Property Law and Landlord and Tenant Act, selling housing stock and purchasing transactions (E)
4. Litigation relating to Council Housing Stock including the applicable Regulations and Legislation surrounding Council Tax and Business Rates, Charging Orders, Liability Orders and the process of debt recovery (D)
5. Enforcement of Environmental Health/Care (D)
6. Land Registry practices and procedures (D)

Skills
Strong IT skills and competent in the use of Microsoft Office (E)
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral (E)
Ability to interpret clients’ instructions in a legal context (E)
Demonstration of ability to meet client deadlines (E)
Good analytical skills (E)
Ability to professionally represent and support the legal team to senior management and clients (E)
Ability to deal with the courts and their hierarchy, including attending court (D)

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity and meet the essential criteria (above) we are seeking, please send me your CV as a Word document as soon as possible.

Email: Heather@rsfl.co.uk
Contact: Heather Morgan
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Recruitment Solutions Folkestone Ltd

£19,000

Kent

3 days ago

Recruitment Solutions Folkestone Ltd are now recruiting for an experienced an Accounts Processor ideally from a legal background 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 £20,000.
All About the Role!
Print and sort transaction instructions sent via e-mail to Accounts Forms & Accounts GPIC Forms and distribute to team as appropriate. To accurately input all client/office credits, debits and transfers, with occasional nominal postings;
To handle all property transactions – checking of completion statements, keying of payments onto Bankline, checking of back-up documents and that all internal procedures have been followed. Be the main firm contact point for distribution of payment codes.
Check ‘office account in credit’ reports and ‘office suspense account’ reports daily and take corrective action if required.
Maintain Bankline CHAPS/Faster Payments templates for all regular payees, adding and removing as necessary. Take Visa/Mastercard payments over the telephone and produce receipts for both fee earners and clients.
Assist Accounts Manager in weekly Cashiers’ report to ensure all transfers are made within 14 day limit. Respond to queries from fee earners and secretaries; providing support and training as required or escalate to Accounts Manager as appropriate.
To produce cheques and sort for second signature where necessary and send to correct branch. Annual archiving of accounts records and update of manual records. Process petty cash reconciliations for all branches.
Assist Accounts Manager with the control and postings of all accounts for GPIC on both Videss & Sage. Processing credit card statements in the absence of the Accounts Manager.
Provide cover for the purchase ledger postings in the absence of the Accounts Manager. Provide cover for the production of the Business Cash flow in the absence of the Accounts Manager.
To complete such tasks as required to support the Accounts Department, including filing, photocopying, and other general office duties. To process all transactions speedily and accurately in accordance with SAR’s, Anti Money Laundering and Cyber Crime policies and procedures
All About You!
Ideally Relevant recent accounts experience gained from within the legal industry
Ideally Institute of Legal Cashiers Diploma
Good all round education; both literate and numerate
Specialist Skills/ Ability/Knowledge
Applied working knowledge of Solicitors Accounts Rules
Ideally familiar 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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TN Recruits

£19,000 + Great Benefits

Medway, Kent

3 days ago

An exciting opportunity to join a well established friendly legal practice who have multiple sites across the South East. You will need to have previous experience in either family law or legal aid to be considered for this role.

You will be covering the 2 main offices and duties will include:

• Digital dictation
• Typing standard letters
• File management
• Calling clients
• Setting up new files
• Liaising with the Legal Aid Agency
• Candidates need to be accurate and can work under their own initiative but not be afraid to ask questions.

Due to the nature of the role, you will need to drive with access to your own car.

You will be rewarded with a competitive salary, great benefits and excellent working environment and team.

Send your CV now to be considered for an immediate interview.
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Morgan Jones Recruitment Consultants

£50000 per annum

Central London

3 days ago

Private Client Solicitor

Based in London

Up to £50,000

Our client is a strong, corporate, law firm which services the needs of national and international businesses and private clients. They are now looking for Private Client Solicitor to join their growing and progressive team.

About the Private Client Solicitor

You will ultimately provide legal support to Partners and fee earners in the Private Client Team.

Key duties include:

* Drafting and preparing Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney
* Dealing with day to day estate administration
* Trusts and tax planning with some estate planning for high net worth UK and foreign domiciled individuals
* Advising trustees and beneficiaries of offshore trusts and multi-jurisdictional tax and succession planning issues

Our client is looking for someone with a minimum of 3 years PQE experience managing a successful Private Client caseload. You will be expected to be proactive in utilising the opportunities offered by the high-level work carried out by the Private Client team.

You will be a self-starter and highly motivated with the drive to go the extra mile and further your personal development. It is desirable that you have a keen interest in both marketing and business development.



About Morgan Jones:

This role is being handled by Morgan Jones Recruitment & HR Consultants. We have been established as a quality recruitment business for over 17 years with a reputation for fair and equal representation.

We see each applicant as an individual and will treat you accordingly.

We would love to talk to you to give you more information about our client and discuss the role.

To view other great opportunities please check out our website or call us on 0808 168 1474 for a confidential chat about upcoming opportunities.

Follow Morgan Jones on your favourite social networks - Facebook, Twitter & LinkedIn.

Due to the high volume of applicants applying for all roles, we can only reply to candidates with the most relevant skills and experience. If you have not heard back from us within 48 hours of your application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.
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Morgan Jones Recruitment Consultants

£30000 per annum

Central London

3 days ago

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Private Client Paralegal to join a leading Law Firm.

Based in London

Up to £30,000

Our client is a strong, corporate, law firm which services the needs of national and international businesses and private clients. They are now looking for a Private Client Paralegal to join their growing and progressive team.

About the Private Client Paralegal

You will provide legal support to both Partners and Fee Earners in the growing Private Client team.

You will draft and prepare Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney and deal with day to day Estate
Administration. Additionally, you will be responsible estate planning for high net worth UK and foreign domiciled individuals.

To be the successful Private Client Paralegal, you will ideally have a minimum of 2 years' experience within a similar role, dealing with Private Client caseloads. You will be proactive in utilising the opportunities offered by the high-level work carried out by the Private Client team.

You will be a quick learner and possess excellent communication and written skills. You will also be well organised and able to work to deadlines. Additionally, you will be highly motivated with the drive to further your personal development.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to work for a Law Firm who strive to offer a better service to their clients and who believe in the progression and development of their employees.

About Morgan Jones:

This role is being handled by Morgan Jones Recruitment Consultants. We have been established as a quality recruitment business for over 17 years with a reputation for fair and equal representation. We see each applicant as an individual and will treat you accordingly.

We would love to talk to you to give you more information about our client and discuss the role.

To view other great opportunities please check out our website or call us on 0808 168 1474 for a confidential chat about upcoming opportunities.

Follow Morgan Jones on your favourite social networks - Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn.

Due to the high volume of applicants applying for all roles, we can only reply to candidates with the most relevant skills and experience. If you have not heard back from us within 48 hours of your application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.
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