Vacancies


We are a modern, progressive legal practice that offers a comprehensive range of legal services to both individuals and business clients from our offices in Guildford, High Wycombe, Henley On Thames and Beaconsfield.

With a reputation for delivering exceptional advice and service in a personal and friendly manner therefore the talents and commitment of our people are essential to our continued success.

 

Full-time Receptionist/Administration Assistant

Varied and challenging position in a busy legal firm reception.

Duties include greeting clients, telephone enquiries, managing diaries and booking meetings as well as providing administration assistance to the team in the office.  Administration tasks are both routine and more complex therefore attention to detail must be combined with the ability to deliver exceptional levels of customer care under pressure.

You will be working with staff at all levels and across all practice areas. You will have a good telephone manner, be flexible and adaptable, able to work to tight deadlines and prioritise your own workload. You will need to demonstrate good numeracy, excellent IT skills and an ability to communicate with colleagues and clients alike.

This role would suit a school leaver or individual looking to commence or progress a career in a fast moving commercial environment who can demonstrate the enthusiasm and professionalism required in a modern law firm.

A minimum academic requirement of 5 GCSE’s at Grade B (including Maths and English) preferred.

 

Solicitor or Licensed Conveyancer – Property Department (2 vacancies)

We are looking to appoint a Property Solicitor or a Licensed Conveyancer to work within a very busy department dealing with standard, high volume and high-net-worth residential property transactions from private clients.  With proven experience in this area (PQE of 3 yrs + is preferred), you will manage your own caseload and be able to work effectively as part of a team, assisting others where required.

Your ability to operate within a Lexcel and CQS accredited company whilst demonstrating commerciality, flexibility, adaptability, professionalism and excellent customer service are pre-requisites for this role.

This role would suit a self motivated individual who is looking to progress a career in a fast moving Commercial environment, can demonstrate excellent IT skills and works well under pressure.  Previous experience of using a case management system is essential, whilst excellent IT skills combined with the ability to demonstrate a flexible and pro-active approach to problem solving is considered an advantage.

You will be required to assist with the development of the Property department across multiple locations.  Pro-active networking is part of this role, therefore strong contacts across the local market combined with a commercial instinct, first rate client facing skills, communication and interpersonal skills must be demonstrated.

Travel between offices will be required therefore a clean driving license and the use of a car is essential.

To be a successful candidate you must understand the compliance regimes associated with a modern law firm, and will have sound commercial acumen enabling you to understand not just the legal issues, but the commercial objectives underpinning them.

 

Solicitor – Commercial Department

We are a successful firm looking to continue with the expansion of our established Commercial Department and have a strategic opening for an experienced Commercial Solicitor who will assist us with the planned growth of our Commercial Department.

We are looking for a ‘hands on’ individual with the ability to handle your own work load with minimal supervision.  A meticulous approach and the ability to prioritise in order to meet tight deadlines is required.

You will be able to hit the ground running to work within a busy department dealing with a broad range of businesses from sole trader to plc, along with property developers and industry leaders in the region, You will cover freehold sales and purchases, creation of leaseholds, mortgages, conditional agreements, options, joint ventures, and any other dealings with all types of industrial or leisure sites.  With proven experience in this area, you will manage your own caseload and be able to work effectively as part of a team, assisting others where required.

Your ability to operate within a Lexcel and CQS accredited company whilst demonstrating commerciality, flexibility, adaptability, professionalism and excellent customer service are pre-requisites for this role.

This role would suit a self motivated individual who is looking to progress a career in a fast moving Commercial environment, can demonstrate excellent IT skills and works well under pressure.  Previous experience of using a case management system is essential and you will demonstrate a flexible and pro-active approach to problem solving.

You will be required to assist with the development of the Commercial department across multiple locations.  Pro-active networking is part of this role, therefore strong contacts across the local market combined with a commercial instinct, first rate client facing skills, communication and interpersonal skills must be demonstrated.

Travel between offices will be required therefore a clean driving license and the use of a car is essential.

To be a successful candidate you must understand the compliance regimes associated with a modern law firm, and will have sound commercial acumen enabling you to understand not just the legal issues, but the commercial objectives underpinning them.

 

Solicitor – Private Client Department

We are looking to appoint a Private Client Solicitor to work within a busy department dealing with Wills, Probate, LPA’s, Estate Planning and Court of Protection transactions.  The role will be dependent on proven levels of experience, adaptability and company fit therefore we would welcome applications from established Solicitors with PQE of 3yrs plus.

You will manage your own caseload and be able to work effectively as part of a team, assisting others where required.  Pro-active networking is an essential part of this role therefore strong contacts across the local market combined with a commercial instinct and excellent client facing skills are required.

To be a successful candidate you will be a first rate communicator, will have sound commercial acumen enabling you to understand not just the legal issues, but the commercial objectives underpinning them and will be required to assist with the development of the Private Client department across multiple locations.

Travel between offices will be required therefore a clean driving license and the use of a car is essential.

This role would suit an individual looking to progress a career in a fast moving commercial environment who can demonstrate excellent IT skills and awareness of the current compliance regimes associated with a modern law firm.

 

Solicitor – Family Department

We are looking to appoint an experienced Family Solicitor to work within a busy department dealing with divorce, civil partnership, co-habitation breakdown, all aspects of financial matters including TOLATA, pre-nuptial agreements, co-habitation agreements, private children law (privately paying), injunction advice and applications, and advocacy. Child abduction experience would be a bonus.

With proven experience in this area (PQE 3yrs +) a solicitor that is Resolution accredited or a member of the Family Law Advanced panel would be preferred.   Previous experience in acting as a supervisor for Legal Assistants also required, along with a willingness to promote the department through marketing and networking events.

Your ability to operate within a Lexcel accredited company whilst demonstrating commerciality, flexibility, adaptability, professionalism and excellent customer service are pre-requisites for this role.

You will be required to assist with the development of the Family department across multiple locations.  Pro-active networking is part of this role, therefore strong contacts across the local market combined with a commercial instinct, first rate client facing skills, communication and interpersonal skills must be demonstrated.

To be a successful candidate you must understand the compliance regimes associated with a modern law firm, and will have sound commercial acumen enabling you to understand not just the legal issues, but the commercial objectives underpinning them.

Travel between offices will be required therefore a clean driving license and the use of a car is essential.

This role would suit a self motivated individual who is looking to progress a career in a fast moving Commercial environment, who can demonstrate excellent IT skills and works well under pressure.  Previous experience of using a case management system is essential and you will demonstrate a flexible and pro-active approach to problem solving.

 

Legal Assistant – Commercial Department

We are looking to recruit a Legal Assistant to work within an expanding and busy Commercial Department.

You will be working with staff at all levels in the business and will need to demonstrate excellent organisational skills and the ability to meet deadlines in a high volume environment. You must have a good telephone manner, be flexible and adaptable, be able to work to tight deadlines and prioritise own workload.

To be a successful candidate you will demonstrate good communication, and will be able to grasp the legal issues and the commercial objectives underpinning them.

Duties will include some audio typing, data entry, photocopying, filing, dealing with emails and customer post; therefore attention to detail must be combined with the ability to deliver high quality standards for both routine and more complex tasks in a confidential environment.

Previous experience of using a case management system is preferred. However you will demonstrate good IT skills (including knowledge of Microsoft Office programmes) along with a flexible and pro-active approach to problem solving.

Travel between offices may be required therefore a clean driving license and the use of a car would be helpful.

This role would suit an individual looking to commence or progress a career in a fast moving commercial environment who can demonstrate excellent IT skills and some awareness of the current compliance regimes associated with a modern law firm.

 

Legal Assistant – Residential Property Department

We are looking to appoint a Legal Assistant for a varied and challenging position providing administration assistance to the fee earners within a thriving residential property department.

With some experience in this area, you will manage your own caseload; however, teamwork is critical to the successful running of this department and therefore you will be able to work effectively as part of a team, assisting others where required.

Good numeracy and an ability to communicate, combined with exceptional IT skills in all Microsoft Office programmes, are critical and previous experience with a case management system is preferred.

You will be working with staff at all levels in the property team and will need to demonstrate excellent organisational skills and the ability to meet deadlines in a high volume environment. The successful candidate must have a good telephone manner, be flexible and adaptable, be able to work to tight deadlines and prioritise own workload.

Duties will include both routine and more complex tasks such as data entry, photocopying, filing, dealing with emails and customer post; attention to detail must be combined with the ability to deliver high quality standards for delivery of sensitive documents in a confidential environment.

To be a successful candidate you will demonstrate good communication, in addition to being able to grasp the legal issues and the commercial objectives underpinning them.

Travel between offices may be required therefore a clean driving license and the use of a car would be helpful.

This role would suit an individual looking to commence or progress a career in a fast moving commercial environment who can demonstrate excellent IT skills and some awareness of the current compliance regimes associated with a modern law firm. A minimum academic requirement of 5 GCSE’s at Grade B (including Maths and English) is required.

If you consider you have the drive and enthusiasm to join our team please email your CV, including details of current remuneration, to:

recruitment@Lawindexpro.co.uk