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Paralegal - Residential Conveyancing Department

Premier Solicitors - Bedford

The Role

Reporting to your Supervising Partner, the successful candidate will work alongside qualified staff and provide legal and administrative support, including but not limited to the following: case preparation, bundling, research, arranging / attending conferences and client meetings. You will also be required to assist the team with the marketing of their services, and networking. The position involves assisting the Head of Department is a wide range of work and there is plenty of scope for personal development. The successful applicant will have an outstanding opportunity to develop the profile of the Department and to apply for upcoming training contracts at the firm.

Candidate specification

Candidates should ideally have:

  • An LPC or GDL qualification (LPC would be preferred but is not essential)
  • Capability to generate fees in accordance with agreed targets
  • Ability to adhere to and manage deadlines
  • Assist colleagues and support supervisors in fee-earning matters
  • Follow financial guidelines with regards to Solicitors Accounts Rules and cash flow control on case files
  • Strong IT skills
  • Good drafting and writing skills, excellent communication and technical ability

How to apply

If you are interested in applying for this position please send your covering letter and CV to info@premiersolicitors.co.uk (see below) quoting the job title. Please indicate length of notice period (where applicable) and salary expectations.

Candidates should be aware that due to the volume of applications we receive, the firm is only able to respond to candidates we call for interview.

Premier Solicitors is an equal opportunities employer.

We are committed to providing equal opportunities for all and to encouraging diversity through recruitment. Applications are welcome from all sections of the community and decisions to progress will be made with reference to entirely objective criteria only.

To learn more about the firm please visit our website at www.premiersolicitors.co.uk.

Training Contracts

Priority is given to candidates who have worked as a paralegal at the Firm for 1 to 2 years, but we also welcome applications from other candidates who have appropriate knowledge and experience.

Salary: £15.5k - £18.5k
Job Type:  Full-time
Contact: If you are interested in applying for this position please send your covering letter and CV to info@premiersolicitors.co.uk quoting the job title. Please indicate length of notice period (where applicable) and salary expectations.
Posted on:  6 August 2019
Expires on: 5 September 2019

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Paralegal - Commercial Property Department

Premier Solicitors - Bedford

The Role

Reporting to your Supervising Partner, the successful candidate will work alongside qualified staff and provide legal and administrative support, including but not limited to the following: case preparation, bundling, research, arranging / attending conferences and client meetings. You will also be required to assist the team with the marketing of their services, and networking. The position involves assisting the Head of Department is a wide range of work and there is plenty of scope for personal development. The successful applicant will have an outstanding opportunity to develop the profile of the Department and to apply for upcoming training contracts at the firm.

Candidate specification

Candidates should ideally have:

  • An LPC or GDL qualification (LPC would be preferred but is not essential)
  • Capability to generate fees in accordance with agreed targets
  • Ability to adhere to and manage deadlines
  • Assist colleagues and support supervisors in fee-earning matters
  • Follow financial guidelines with regards to Solicitors Accounts Rules and cash flow control on case files
  • Strong IT skills
  • Good drafting and writing skills, excellent communication and technical ability

How to apply

If you are interested in applying for this position please send your covering letter and CV to info@premiersolicitors.co.uk (see below) quoting the job title. Please indicate length of notice period (where applicable) and salary expectations.

Candidates should be aware that due to the volume of applications we receive, the firm is only able to respond to candidates we call for interview.

Premier Solicitors is an equal opportunities employer.

We are committed to providing equal opportunities for all and to encouraging diversity through recruitment. Applications are welcome from all sections of the community and decisions to progress will be made with reference to entirely objective criteria only.

To learn more about the firm please visit our website at www.premiersolicitors.co.uk.

Training Contracts

Priority is given to candidates who have worked as a paralegal at the Firm for 1 to 2 years, but we also welcome applications from other candidates who have appropriate knowledge and experience.

Salary: £15.5k - £18.5k
Job Type:  Full-time
Contact: If you are interested in applying for this position please send your covering letter and CV to info@premiersolicitors.co.uk quoting the job title. Please indicate length of notice period (where applicable) and salary expectations.
Posted on:   6 August 2019
Expires on: 5 September 2019

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Paralegal - Private Client Department

Premier Solicitors - Bedford

The Role

Reporting to your Supervising Partner, the successful candidate will work alongside qualified staff and provide legal and administrative support, including but not limited to the following: case preparation, bundling, research, arranging / attending conferences and client meetings. You will also be required to assist the team with the marketing of their services, and networking. The position involves assisting the Head of Department is a wide range of work and there is plenty of scope for personal development. The successful applicant will have an outstanding opportunity to develop the profile of the Department and to apply for upcoming training contracts at the firm.

Candidate specification

Candidates should ideally have:

  • An LPC or GDL qualification (LPC would be preferred but is not essential)
  • Capability to generate fees in accordance with agreed targets
  • Ability to adhere to and manage deadlines
  • Assist colleagues and support supervisors in fee-earning matters
  • Follow financial guidelines with regards to Solicitors Accounts Rules and cash flow control on case files
  • Strong IT skills
  • Good drafting and writing skills, excellent communication and technical ability

How to apply

If you are interested in applying for this position please send your covering letter and CV to info@premiersolicitors.co.uk (see below) quoting the job title. Please indicate length of notice period (where applicable) and salary expectations.

Candidates should be aware that due to the volume of applications we receive, the firm is only able to respond to candidates we call for interview.

Premier Solicitors is an equal opportunities employer.

We are committed to providing equal opportunities for all and to encouraging diversity through recruitment. Applications are welcome from all sections of the community and decisions to progress will be made with reference to entirely objective criteria only.

To learn more about the firm please visit our website at www.premiersolicitors.co.uk.

Training Contracts

Priority is given to candidates who have worked as a paralegal at the Firm for 1 to 2 years, but we also welcome applications from other candidates who have appropriate knowledge and experience.

Salary:  £15.5k - £18.5k
Job Type:   Full-time
Contact:  If you are interested in applying for this position please send your covering letter and CV to info@premiersolicitors.co.uk quoting the job title. Please indicate length of notice period (where applicable) and salary expectations.
Posted on:   6 August 2019
Expires on:  5 September 2019

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Bring your real-world experience to our independent Panels

CILEx Regulation - Kempston

CILEx Regulation are seeking seven Chartered Legal Executives to serve on our Professional Conduct Panel, Disciplinary Tribunal, and Appeals Panels from January 2020. Our independent panels consider misconduct matters and suitability for membership.

The successful candidates will help us maintain professional standards by bringing real-world experience of legal services to the consideration of disciplinary matters. These roles offer a great opportunity to broaden your experience and to use your skills as a lawyer for the public interest balanced with the interests of fairness.

You must be a Chartered Legal Executive (a Fellow) with strong analytical skills, including the ability to assimilate complex information and make evidence-based decisions. You should also have good interpersonal and communication skills and be comfortable working digitally. You must be committed to the 'Nolan' principles of public life.

Panels are held at our offices in Kempston, near Bedford.

As a panellist you will receive:

  • £350 for each meeting you attend in person (usually five per year)
  • a fee for each meeting you attend by phone
  • a day rate for training (usually two per year) - meets Fellow CPD requirements
  • reasonable expenses for travel, subsistence and accommodation

Panellists serve a term of three years, with a further three-year term allowed.

Applications close 11:59 pm on Sunday, 15 September 2019.

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