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LITIGATION SOLICITOR - TUNBRIDGE WELLS

KNIGHTS SOLICITORS
 of Tunbridge Wells are inviting applications for a newly qualified/two-year PQE Litigation Solicitor.  
The ideal candidate will have all the following qualities.

  • Communication skills - You must be able to succinctly summarise an argument and be capable of presenting complex legal concepts to clients.
  • Organisation skills - Missing a deadline set by the Court can result in serious penalties, harm your client?s case and damage your reputation as a Litigator so time management and organisation skills are immensely important.
  • An eye for detail - Being able to identify small inconsistencies in your opponent?s case can be the difference between winning and losing at trial. You need this skill to determine what is pertinent and what is not during the disclosure stage of litigation.
  • Negotiation skills - An absolute necessity for any Litigator, negotiation and persuasion proficiencies help you to convince the judge or opposition of the value in your argument.
  • Adaptability - You must be able to anticipate and overcome unexpected obstacles that habitually crop up during the litigation process.
  • Determination - To succeed as a Litigator you need to have the determination to triumph on your client?s behalf. You need to have the strength to remain composed and calm when cases become hectic and complicated.

We are offering is a competitive basic salary and in addition to this we are offering a contractual bonus scheme which is realistic and achievable and could significantly boost your remuneration.  Please send applications to our Practice Manager, colette.chapman@knights-solicitors.co.uk and visit our website at www.knights-solicitors.co.uk to view our profile.

18.6.21



PRIVATE CLIENT LAWYER - BIRCHINGTON

BOYS & MAUGHAN is seeking a full or part time private client lawyer who will manage a mixed caseload that includes wills, probate and lasting powers of attorney. Experience of trust matters and Court of Protection matters would also be beneficial but is not essential. You will be based at our Birchington office and be responsible for developing and growing our private client services, as well as enhancing the experience of current clients. Applications are welcome from Solicitors, Chartered Legal Executives and non-admitted private client practitioners. We would prefer candidates to have specialist accreditations such as STEP or SFE and at least two years? experience in this area of work.

To apply send a comprehensive CV and covering letter explaining the qualities you would expect to bring to the role, relevant experience and details of your availability to: Kerry Curson, Human Resources Manager, Boys & Maughan, via email to Kerry at vacancies@boysandmaughan.co.uk.   You would be welcome to call Kerry on 01843 234000 if you would like an opportunity to discuss the post before applying. 

6.5.21




PRIVATE CLIENT SOLICITOR/LEGAL EXECUTIVE - TUNBRIDGE WELLS

CORE LAW
  An excellent opportunity for a Private Client Solicitor/Legal Executive with a minimum of 3 years PQE to join a firm in Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

They are looking to expand with the hire of a candidate who is technically astute to stand alone working on their own caseload of private client matters to include preparation of wills, tax planning, trusts and estate management.

The candidate should be confident in front of clients and be committed to providing an exceptional level of service to them. The firm is looking for someone with a proactive, 'can-do' attitude which will enable them to collaborate well with colleagues. The candidate should have excellent communication, organisational and IT skills.

Please send a CV with a covering letter to info@corelaw.co.uk

2.4.21



PROPERTY SOLICITOR - TUNBRIDGE WELLS

CORE LAW
 An excellent opportunity has arisen for a property Solicitor to join a law firm in Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

The candidate should be able to deal with residential and commercial transactions with a minimum of 3 years PQE.

This is an exciting opportunity for a solicitor looking for career growth.

Please send a CV with a covering letter to info@corelaw.co.uk

2.4.21



PRIVATE CLIENT FEE EARNERS - SITTINGBOURNE

JARMANS SOLICITORS
 seek private client fee earners for its busy Sittingbourne office.  Please write with CV to j.sahota@jarmans-solicitors.co.uk.

15.3.21



SENIOR CROWN PROSECUTORS AND CROWN PROSECUTORS - CANTERBURY

CROWN PROSECUTION SERVICE.  Are you a talented lawyer looking to take the next step in your career?



At the CPS, you will be at the forefront of delivering justice, with a challenging and varied workload. We are particularly interested in applications from people with different legal backgrounds, so if you've never trained in criminal law, you won't be alone.

We're committed to developing your legal skills and offer a range of benefits, including flexible working opportunities, access to the Civil Service pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

Apply now: Senior Crown Prosecutors or Crown Prosecutors.

29.5.20



CRIMINAL SOLICITOR NQ+ nr DOVER


COOPER & COa niche firm that exclusively acts in cases involving dogs, has a vacancy for a full-time Criminal Solicitor. No prior knowledge of Doglaw is required - all we ask is that you have had some practical experience of Magistrates Court work and that you have an empathetic nature.

If you want a job which is unusual, occasionally high profile and where you can develop an indepth knowledge of a specific area of law then please get in touch.  For info on the firm please see www.doglaw.co.uk   To apply, send your CV to trevor@doglaw.co.uk  

17.3.20



WILLS AND PROBATE SOLICITOR - THANET


ROBINSON ALLFREE, a leading law firm with offices in Ramsgate and Broadstairs, seek a full-time Wills and Probate Solicitor/Legal Executive. Main responsibilities include running own caseload of wills and probate client matters. Working closely with the partners to promote the department and firm as a whole. Knowledge of probate, Wills, LPAs and Estate administration.  Experience of Trust work would be an advantage.

We would like to hear from experienced applicants who will be comfortable working with minimal supervision on client matters. Good interpersonal skills essential. We offer excellent working conditions and good career opportunities within a friendly working environment.

Please contact christine.barton@robinson-alfree.co.uk or telephone 01843 592361. 

11.3.20




RESIDENTIAL CONVEYANCING SOLICITOR OR LICENSED CONVEYANCER - CANTERBURY

STARK UBEROI Solicitors and mortgage advisors in London have opened a new branch office in Canterbury and seek a conveyancing solicitor or licenced conveyancer with minimum 2 years PQE. The successful applicant must be able to manage their own caseload and be familiar with case management systems and keen on marketing. Opportunities to also train and take on work in other areas such as landlord and tenant, probate and family. Salary negotiable plus generous bonus. Please send cv to solicitor@starckuberoi.co.uk

26.2.20

 

RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL PROPERTY SOLICITORS - CANTERBURY

JUDGE SYKES FRIXOU, an old established firm with offices in London and Canterbury, is looking for experienced residential and commercial property lawyers to join its expanding team in Canterbury. If you would like to apply please send your CV to bfrixou@jsf-law.co.uk.

3.2.20

 
 

SITUATIONS WANTED

PARALEGAL/CLERK/TRAINEE POSITION
? Willing to undertake part-time work during COVID-19 and can work from home.  Mature Student and aspiring Barrister, former Police Officer, qualified trainer and trained County Court Advocate. Seeking long term / full time post in a Kent law firm.  Attained 2:1 LLB (Hons) and due to commence Bar Practice Course with LLM in September 2020.

Contact tony@empowermenttraining.co.uk for CV and further information.  LinkedIn - linkedin.com/in/tpempowerment



WORK EXPERIENCE - EAST KENT

Final year LLB Law Student at University of Kent seeks legal work experience. Connect via
 km694@kent.ac.uk or https://www.linkedin.com/in/khaliq-martin/ for CV.


WORK EXPERIENCE - MAIDSTONE
Year 12 Cornwallis Academy student wishing to pursue career in law seeks work experience in a legal environment during week 6-10th July 2020. Email 14leilani.christian@cornwallisacademy.com if you can help.

CIVIL LITIGATION TRAINEE
Dartford based trainee solicitor (with car) with 17 months of training contract done (private client, residential/commercial property and litigation seats completed), with interest and some experience in civil litigation, is keen to gain exposure to higher value litigation. The trainee would like either to gain six months experience as a paralegal on complex litigation claims, before returning to complete Training Contract with the employer, or possibly to transfer the balance of the Training Contract for the same purpose. Please email harleen.r@hotmail.co.uk to discuss and obtain CV.

FEE EARNER IN EMPLOYMENT OR FAMILY LAW - NORTH KENT
Final year LLB Law Student at Canterbury Christ Church University with a place at the University of Law to complete the Legal Practice course (part time) actively seeks a full time position in employment or family law in North Kent from May 2020. Email hannahwilliamsnew@gmail.com for CV and further information.

WORK EXPERIENCE - KENT
Final year LLB Law Student at Canterbury Christ Church University seeks work experience in a Kent law firm from September 2020.  Email Meganryan1@hotmail.co.uk for CV and further information.

LOCUM : EXPERIENCED PRIVATE CLIENT SOLICITOR

Competent, capable solicitor 20 years qualified available for locum positions in Kent. Experienced in estate administrations, Wills & IHT, LPAs, EPA registrations, trust administration and Court of Protection. Also available to work remotely assisting with estate accounts etc.  
CV available on request: neanaallen@googlemail.com

WORK EXPERIENCE - WEST KENT
Kent based SYRIAN LAWYER, with residence and right to work in the UK, is seeking to re-qualify and re-build career in the UK. Work experience sought from Kent law firm, preferably in Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge or Sevenoaks areas. CV available on application to grahammungeam@tiscali.co.uk.

WORK EXPERIENCE -
FOLKESTONE
Year 12 student at Folkestone Academy looking for work experience in a local Law Firm during the week Monday 10th to Friday 14th February 2020.  For details and CV please contact 
timizod412@gmail.com

LOCUM - PRIVATE CLIENT AND COMMERCIAL PROPERTY
EXPERIENCED LOCUM seeks work -  CV available on request.  Contact 
davidrippon47@gmail.com

CIVIL LITIGATION SOLICITOR
Civil litigation solicitor with 23 years pqe seeking new position in Kent. EMAIL: rajbad13@hotmail.co.uk

WORK EXPERIENCE - SITTINGBOURNE
Year 12 school student seeking summer work experience, week commencing 8th July 2019.  For details and CV please contact 
garcher19@outlook.com

WORK EXPERIENCE - CANTERBURY

Mature 2nd year law student seeking summer work experience in Canterbury or district law firm. For details and CV please contact
 megan.woodsmith@gmail.com.



LOCUM
EXPERIENCED LOCUM seeks work - Family, General Civil, Personal Injury, Judicial Review, Conveyancing.  CV available on request.  Contact davidgarethjones1967@hotmail.co.uk
 

LEGAL CAREERS IN KENT

As part of its role to promote the careers of new and established solicitors wishing to practice in Kent, the Kent Law Society offers publicity for vacancies within the county. These may include:

  • student work and/or study placements
  • training contracts
  • positions for the newly qualified
  • positions for the experienced solicitor

With its wealth of small, medium and large sized firms with myriad specialisms, the county offers a professionally satisfying location for a career in the law. The area has a population of two million inhabitants and several large population centres, but surrounding all is beautiful countryside and coast: Kent deserves the soubriquet of The Garden of England. Added to this is proximity to London and continental Europe, a favourable cost of living compared to the metropolis, and good communications, Kent is a seriously good place to work as a solicitor.

Solicitors Recruitment is a serious issue for the recruiting firm and for the person looking for a position and finding the right match is no easy task. Most candidates and firms with vacancies use agencies to facilitate the process, but this is expensive for the firm. Likewise, recruitment advertising is not cheap. The enterprising candidate should not underestimate the impact he or she can make by writing to carefully-researched target firms with a cv and a reasoned explanation of what the applicant has to offer.

To the recruiting firm, this can show initiative, the ability to research and a potential saving in recruitment cost. This may result in an interview even if the firm had not been actively recruiting before. Kent firms require the best calibre applicants in order to continue to provide the high levels of service and professionalism their clients expect.

Trainee Solicitors Many firms take on trainees, but competition for places is fierce.  It is not uncommon for 500 applications to be made for a place.  The recession has seen a reduction in numbers being taken on.  In Kent, firms are looking for trainees who have a genuine reason to stay in the county, so family or ties in the county are often useful to mention in CV's.  Good relevant work experience also helps.

Norman Cooper Advocacy Prize Kent Law Society has established this prize in association with Kent Law School in memory of Norman Cooper, a former President of the Society and a former County Prosecuting Solicitor.  It is a mooting prize for Medway-based law students.

Legal Careers in Kent

 


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