Legal

Paralegal (Employment) – Central Bristol – £18,000 – (J7013)

Posted on August 22, 2014

Our Client, a top 100 law firm with offices in Bristol is seeking a Paralegal to join the Employment Team.

 

Purpose:

  • To provide an efficient and cost effective legal service to the clients of the Firm and thereby to enhance the profitability of the Firm within the relevant department

 

Main Duties:

  • Provide all our clients with an outstanding service by understanding their personal needs and delivering a service second to none in a cost effective manner
  • Complete management of client files including financial aspects
  • Meticulous time recording, working efficiently so as to make the service provided cost effective
  • Ensure instructions and procedures are efficiently handled and systematised where possible
  • Comply with Firm’s procedures and manuals
  • Carry out additional duties as and when required

 

Skills & Personal Attributes:

  • An ability to understand and relate to clients’ needs
  • Project management skills, utilising systems where appropriate
  • Priority and time management skills
  • Flexible approach
  • Organised, with lateral thinking skills and an eye for detail
  • Able to cope with pressures associated with handling multiple caseloads

 

Experience & Qualifications Preferred:

  • Any other qualifications required in support of legal specialism.
  • Experience of working in a legal environment
  • Other in-house management development courses in support of the firm’s promotion criteria

 

Salary Range:£17k - £20k

Job Sector:Legal

Employment Term:Permanent

Location:Bristol

Vacancy Status:Vacancy Open

Estate Conveyancer – dependent upon experience – North Bristol

Posted on August 6, 2014

Our client, a well respected company based in North Bristol is seeking an Estate Conveyancer to join the team.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the day to day running and timely achievement of plot sale transactions and consequential part exchange transactions for allocated Business Units
  • Co-ordinating with the Business Unit Sales and Development/Technical teams and providing a comprehensive reporting and monitoring system for the progress and completion of plot and part exchange transactions
  • Edging up of Conveyance Plans and submitting to Land Registry and Local Authority for approval
  • Achieving department set performance targets for the dispatch of contracts, exchanges and completions and assist the achievement of targets set by the Business Units
  • Liaising with the allocated Business Unit(s), keeping them up-dated with progression on Plot, part exchange and sale on transactions and progressing transaction in order to assist the Business Units in achieving targets set for exchanges and completions.
  • Notifying the Business Units of expected completion monies for that week.
  • Attending to all non-routine matters and queries which arise either before during or following the sale of individual plots or the development
  • Providing guidance and support to the Conveyancing Assistants and Legal Secretary
  • Maintain high standards of presentation and accurate content of all documents and correspondence issued by the Department
  • Provide support to other Estate Conveyancers, Assistant Divisional Legal Manager and the Divisional Legal Manager

 

Person:

  • A methodical and accurate approach to all tasks with close attention to detail
  • Pleasant outgoing personality and confident telephone manner
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • Enthusiasm,  Flexible,  Willingness to learn and potential to take more responsibility
  • Proven experience of Property Law and residential conveyancing gained either in private practice or in –house
  • The ability to communicate clearly and effectively at all levels and to analyze complex legal issues quickly and decisively
  • IT literate with familiarity with Word IT processing systems and computer data base and case management systems and key board skills
  • Fast accurate typing skills
  • Excellent organisation skills, ability to maintain complex paper and computer based filing and information systems

 

Salary Range:

Job Sector:Legal

Employment Term:Permanent

Location:Bristol

Vacancy Status:Vacancy Open

Professional Regulation Data Coordinator -13 MONTH CONTRACT – BRISTOL – J6979 – £25,000 – £30,000

Posted on August 5, 2014
Description:
Our Client, a global LLP in Central Bristol has an exciting opportunity for a Professional Regulation Data Coordinator to join the Quality & Risk team in Bristol on a 13 month contract to cover maternity leave.This is a full time position, hours of work are 9.00 a.m.- 5.00 p.m., Monday to Friday with flexibility to meet deadlines as required.

 

Key responsibilities:

Reporting into the Head of Professional Regulation, this role will be responsible for assisting the Quality & Risk team to monitor and report on compliance data and manage the administration of the data (including data processing),

 

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Data checking / cleansing and referring on for amendments on a frequent basis and checking where required within Business Support areas.
  • Project Manager: Updating and coordinating the team with Project plans and team meetings project packs, ensuring tasks are set to target dates etc.
  • Administration Management: Monthly monitoring and reporting to Business Managers and COLP (includes a smaller reports for business area Open Trustees)
  • Ad Hoc monitoring and reporting analysis for Head of Professional Regulations
  • Key contact with IT for WA issues and  IT amendment tracking

Person specification:

 

We are looking for somebody with the following skills and experience:

  • Ability to challenge and to be innovative. Demonstration of a proven track record of working to deadlines will be required, together with strong organizational skills and the ability to use your own initiative and common sense approach.
  • Proactive, motivated self-starter is required.  The candidate will possess effective communication and presentation skills using a variety of styles to suit the situation, with the ability to influence at all levels.
  • The successful candidate will understand the expectations of all stakeholder groups and individuals; manage towards their expectations and frequently communicate across the relevant teams.
  • Advanced experience in using Excel and PowerPoint to complete and present data analysis. Ability to manipulate data.
  • Experience of data inputting in systems such as Elite will be required.
  • The role holder will be expected to be able to manage a team on a project, basis.  In this behalf, the role holder will have the ability to develop and motivate staff in a way that enables them to fully develop their potential and deliver excellent service.

Salary Range:£26k - £30k

Job Sector:Legal

Employment Term:Contract

Location:Bristol

Vacancy Status:Vacancy Filled

Legal Secretary (Pensions) – up to £22,000 – Central Bristol – J6975

Posted on August 1, 2014

Our client, an innovative and expanding LLP based in Central Bristol is seeking a Legal Secretary to join the team. It is essential that you have Legal Secretary experience as this role will supporting 6 fee earners and supporting ad-hoc projects within the Pensions Team.

The role:

To assist with 6 fee-earners and one trainee to run the Pensions Team, work on projects and carry out secretarial and administrative tasks.  To provide assistance to others in the Team and Group when required.

  • Managing diary appointments and making arrangements for meetings to include forward planning of fee earner’s diary and making travel arrangements as appropriate in fee earner’s absence.
  • Review of incoming emails and dealing with as appropriate
  • Assisting with management of emails ie saving and efiling
  • Supporting the creation and administration of the Pensions Extranets
  • Managing monthly invoice process
  • Digital dictation (audio typing) – about 10% of this role.
  • Copy typing
  • Proof reading legal reports
  • Maintaining spreadsheet of CPD points for the group and entering onto database
  • Preparing learning and development requests for the team
  • Creating/amending/numbering documents ranging from 1 page to 300 pages.
  • Working with large trust deeds and other documents to ensure they are compliant with house style
  • Answering telephone calls/dealing with clients/taking messages and arranging meetings
  • Filing, electronic and hard copy and general admin duties such as PDFs, photocopying, claiming expenses and printing
  • Assisting the Team Co-ordinator with assisting the Team/Group with overflow typing/other tasks as appropriate

The ideal candidate:

  • Previous legal experience is essential and this should ideally be in Pensions, Incentives,  Employment or Tax
  • Excellent knowledge of reformatting large documents and use of extensive numbering
  • A pro-active person who likes to use their initiative and is used to juggling priorities acting for a busy team.
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written).
  • Accuracy, good organisational skills and flexibility
  • A good team player
  • Good knowledge of Word and Outlook is required and experience in iManage/Interwoven and PowerPoint. Excel would be beneficial.

Salary Range:£21k - £25k

Job Sector:Administration

Employment Term:Permanent

Location:Bristol

Vacancy Status:Vacancy Open

Legal Assistant – J6067 – £18,000 – £22,000 – Bristol

Posted on July 30, 2014

Working for a prestigious, forward thinking and rapidly growing Law firm.  The successful candidate will provide general administrative support to the Tax and Estate Planning Team and, in particular, assist the Legal Executive and Senior Legal Assistant with a wide range of Private Client work, primarily probate, wills and trust administration.

This role will suit someone who is hardworking and keen to develop a career in a legal environment. Training will be given but you will be a capable and committed individual.

You will need:

  • To be numerate and proficient at excel. Ideally with some experience of preparing accounts
  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills and also the capacity to deal directly with clients in writing, on the telephone and in person
  • attention to detail and accuracy and the ability to act on their own initiative
  • good organisational skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • to record time and follow firm’s procedures
  • A legal qualification

 

Salary Range:£17k - £20k

Job Sector:Legal

Employment Term:Permanent

Location:Bristol

Vacancy Status:Vacancy Open

Legal Administrative Assistant – 1 year FTC – Central Bristol – J5764

Posted on July 18, 2014

Key Responsibilities:

• Provide effective administrative support to the litigation teams at all levels
• Working closely with the PAs within the teams to ensure the admin is dealt with in a timely manner
• Filing and Scanning of post
• Printing, photocopying, preparing schedules and bundles
• File opening, closing and arranging offsite storage of files
• Deal with enquiries colleagues and business services and provide effective transfer of information
• Provide assistance for team members during sickness/holidays
• Involvement in ad-hoc projects as given by the team
• Travel arrangements, conference bookings and meeting room bookings for externally sponsored events
• Good time and performance management

The position requires an Admin Assistant who is able to use their own initiative, have first class organisational skills and be a good team player. Flexibility, diversity and proactive positivity are key attributes.

Key skills

• Essential to have excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Essential to be organised and be able to prioritise work
• Ability to work under pressure with little supervision
• Ability to pay close attention to detail
• Basic typing skills required
• Excellent IT skills (Microsoft work, Excel, Outlook)

Salary Range:£12k - £16k

Job Sector:Legal

Employment Term:Contract

Location:Bristol

Vacancy Status:Vacancy Filled

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