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It’s a sector as broad ranging as it gets because the law affects every aspect of our lives; in business, in choosing where to live or work, in upholding our rights – there’s the potential for legal involvement at every turn. But there’s a common theme across all branches of the profession, and that’s a passion for fairness. It’s competitive, but our complex legal system offers a variety of career options. So whether you’re looking for a new challenge or a change in career direction, we support opportunities at every level, across private practice, in-house, and government legal services.

Some of the roles we recruit for include:

  • Secretarial
  • Paralegal
  • Solicitors
  • Associates
  • Consultants
  • Executives
  • Notaries
  • Partners
  • Conveyancing
  • Legal Support

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Childcare Paralegal
£ 25,000 - £ 25,000 per year
Wolverhampton
Posted: 08 December 2022
Expires: 05 January 2023

Paralegal - Childcare

Permanent

Location: Wolverhampton

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Parking, Bonus, 25 days bank holidays, Sick Pay, Pension,

The Firm:

Hawk 3 Talent are working with reputable Legal 500 firm based in the heart of the Midlands, the firm has a large team of legal experts that specialise in the various aspects of corporate, commercial, and private law. With technology advances and zoom calls on the increase, many client discussions can be held remotely meaning their client base is spread cross the UK including London and surrounding areas.

Summary:

Working for our client in their Wolverhampton office, we are looking for a full time Childcare Paralegal. This could be those who have fee earning Paralegal experience or Legal Executive experience.

Duties :

      Proactively handle a wide range of queries by email and telephone

Liaise with clients, counsel and other professional in person, by telephone and by email

Drafting and proof-reading documentation

Preparing resumes for documents/evidence received on cases

Legal Aid application on CCMS (Training will be provided)

Typing Court Orders and sending to Court within timescales

Bundle preparation and updating including drafting preliminary documents

Application preparation (care proceeding and 16.4 proceedings)

Attendance at professional meetings including: sitting behind counsel at court, attending conference with counsel, attending child protection meetings, attending PLO meetings, attending LAC reviews and attending hearings as required as advocate

Understanding of using case management systems

Preparing Court documents including statements, positions statements and skeleton arguments

Preparing briefs in Counsel

Support other colleagues within the department, liaising with existing and new clients.

The ideal candidate:

      Must have at least 12 months experience within a Public Law Family Department and a strong working knowledge of Legal Aid.

The ability to join our fast paced and busy practice to assist the head of department with case load.

They will be able to work under pressure and prioritise work to meet deadlines and understand the importance of excellent administrative skills, planning and organisation.

Overall being passionate about giving outstanding client care to clients and referrals. Continuously being pro-active and self-motivated.

Benefits:

      Working for an extremely well-established legal firm - in operation for over 250 years

Group Stakeholder Pension Scheme with Scottish Widows. Access to a tax efficient salary sacrifice option

Healthcare plan - Financial assistance towards a range of healthcare including optical, dental and counselling

25 days holiday (2 to be taken at Christmas/New Year) plus public holidays

Flexible holiday purchase / sale scheme

Closing date is 5 th January 2023

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client.

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to nia.morris@hawk-3.com. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please visit our website.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment, and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

 

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Residential Property Conveyancer
Chippenham
Posted: 21 November 2022
Expires: 21 December 2022

Residential Property Conveyancer

Permanent (4-day weeks can be considered)

Location: Chippenham, Devizes, Marlborough or Swindon

Salary: Competitive

Summary:

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join a growing team in an established company as a Residential Property Conveyancer. Their core value is to provide excellent client service and exceed expectations by being dynamic, inspiring, and proactive; client service is at the heart of everything they do. You will be part of a fantastic group of people who work hard, are dedicated, and demonstrate great commitment so in return for aiming towards these standards there will be development and learning opportunities in a supportive environment.

Duties Include:

  • Dealing with an interesting and varied range of Conveyancing work
  • Building rapport with clients and with local estate agents
  • Supporting excellent team spirit within the department
  • Maintaining high professional standards.

The ideal candidate:

  • Experience of various types of conveyancing client work
  • To have the ability to remain calm, polite, and focused when dealing with different situations
  • To have good communication skills both verbal and written
  • A high level of attention to detail
  • The ability to build relationships and work collaboratively with all employees
  • The ability to make sound decisions, taking ownership when required.
  • To present in a professional manner
  • To be motivated and well organized
  • To have good IT skills including Microsoft packages.

Benefits:

  • Competitive Salaries
  • Discretionary bonus scheme - available to fee earners dependent upon achievement of objectives.
  • Generous holiday entitlement - for full time working you will get 25 days plus bank holidays plus your birthday off and additional discretionary closure days over the Christmas period.
  • Pension - automatic enrolment into a Workplace Pension Scheme once you have worked with us for 3 months.
  • Death in Service Scheme - available to all fee earners.
  • Private Medical Insurance - available to Senior Associates, Head of Department and Manager level
  • Medicash - available after a qualifying period
  • Parking - either on-site parking or parking permits if you live outside the local area
  • Agile Working - opportunities to work flexibly dependant on role
  • Social events and fun days - we know how to enjoy ourselves, look at our photos!
  • Discounted legal fees
  • Lexcel and CQS - we are a Lexcel and CQS accredited firm.
  • Professional body membership - we will pay for this
  • Career Structure and Performance and Development reviews - to support our staff performance and aspirations
  • Employee Reward Scheme - incentives for the employee who has gone the extra mile in the form of vouchers to spend.
  • Refer a friend - a generous reward if you refer a friend that we then employee (payable after a 6-month probation period has been successfully completed)

Closing date is 21 st December 2022

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client.

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to nia.morris@hawk-3.com. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please visit our website.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment, and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.

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Company Commercial/ Corporate Solicitor
£ 50,000 - £ 50,000 per year
Devizes
Posted: 18 November 2022
Expires: 18 December 2022

Company Commercial/ Corporate Solicitor

Permanent (4-day weeks can be considered)

Location: Flexible but ideally Swindon or Chippenham

Salary: Competitive

Summary:

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join a growing team in an established company as a Company Commercial/Corporate Solicitor. If you have the experience we are looking for, enjoy working at pace on a varied caseload whilst delivering a high-quality service to clients then this role is for you. You will work within the Commercial Department managing a varied company commercial caseload. The successful candidate will have the provision of excellent client service at the heart of what they do and develop business for the department through networking and marketing activities. 

Duties Include:

  • Fee Income for all aspects of commercial work such as share sales and purchases, business sales and purchases, drafting company articles etc.
  • Identifying improvements and to plan innovatively for better service delivery.
  • Developing and maintaining strong & profitable client relationships, critical to the success of the department. Consistently high level of service delivery to meet client’s expectations.
  • Raising the profile of ABD and enhancing the reputation of the Commercial department

The ideal candidate:

  • Experience of company commercial/corporate law
  • To have the ability to remain calm, polite, and focused when dealing with different situations
  • To have outstanding communication skills both verbal and written
  • A high level of attention to detail 
  • The ability to build relationships and work collaboratively with all employees
  • To enjoy a varied workload and working at pace
  • The ability to make sound decisions, taking ownership when required.
  • To present in a professional manner
  • To be motivated, self-sufficient and to have excellent time management skills
  • To demonstrate flexibility in approach
  • To have excellent IT skills including Microsoft packages.
  • Must have full UK driving license and own transport.

Benefits:

  • Competitive Salaries
  • Discretionary bonus scheme - available to fee earners dependent upon achievement of objectives.
  • Generous holiday entitlement - for full time working you will get 25 days plus bank holidays plus your birthday off and additional discretionary closure days over the Christmas period.
  • Pension - automatic enrolment into a Workplace Pension Scheme once you have worked with us for 3 months.
  • Death in Service Scheme - available to all fee earners.
  • Private Medical Insurance - available to Senior Associates, Head of Department and Manager level
  • Medicash – available after a qualifying period
  • Parking - either on-site parking or parking permits if you live outside the local area
  • Agile Working - opportunities to work flexibly dependant on role
  • Social events and fun days - we know how to enjoy ourselves, look at our photos!      
  • Discounted legal fees
  • Lexcel and CQS - we are a Lexcel and CQS accredited firm.
  • Professional body membership - we will pay for this
  • Career Structure and Performance and Development reviews - to support our staff performance and aspirations
  • Employee Reward Scheme - incentives for the employee who has gone the extra mile in the form of vouchers to spend.
  • Refer a friend - a generous reward if you refer a friend that we then employee (payable after a 6-month probation period has been successfully completed)

Closing date is 18th December 2022

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client.

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to nia.morris@hawk-3.com. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please visit our website.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment, and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.

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Commercial Property Solicitor
Birmingham
Posted: 17 November 2022
Expires: 17 December 2022

Commercial Property Solicitor

Permanent

Location: Birmingham City Centre

Salary: Competitive

The Firm:

Hawk 3 Talent are working with reputable Legal 500 firm based in the heart of the Midlands, the firm has a large team of legal experts that specialise in the various aspects of corporate, commercial, and private law. With technology advances and zoom calls on the increase, many client discussions can be held remotely meaning their client base is spread cross the UK including London and surrounding areas.

Summary:

We have an opportunity for an experienced Solicitor with a minimum 3-5 years' PQE to join our established Commercial Property team in Birmingham city centre to work on a varied case load covering all aspects of commercial property matters, including:

Landlord & tenant

Acquisitions & disposals

Development work

Dealing with all types of non-contentious property transactions, including leasehold and freehold acquisitions, leases and renewals, licenses to assign, sub-letting and surrendering leases.

Duties Include:

Taking client instructions and progressing the matter.

Supporting other Fee Earners in the provision of service to their clients by progressing matters that are delegated.

Provide a courteous and efficient service putting clients at the centre of everything that is done

Keeping control of an allocated caseload to ensure that standards of matter conduct, file management, administration, time-recording, and accounting are maintained at all times.

Recognising the importance of cross selling and identify opportunities to refer work to other teams.

Attending networking and firm events to build relationships with potential clients and intermediaries.

Assist in developing and implementing marketing strategies for specific area of expertise and work.

The ideal candidate:

Knowledge, experience, and passion for commercial property law.

Commercially aware, well organised, and able to participate in business development.

Client-centred focus at all times taking responsibility for the level of client service and taking proactive steps to maximise and improve client relationships

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Confident with the ability to interface and develop relationships with a variety of people.

Benefits:

Working for an extremely well-established legal firm - in operation for over 250 years

Group Stakeholder Pension Scheme with Scottish Widows. Access to a tax efficient salary sacrifice option

Healthcare plan - Financial assistance towards a range of healthcare including optical, dental, and counselling

25 days holiday (2 to be taken at Christmas/New Year) plus public holidays

Flexible holiday purchase / sale scheme

Closing date is 17 th December 2022

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client.

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to nia.morris@hawk-3.com. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please visit our website.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment, and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.

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Accounts Assistant / Legal Cashier
£ 22,000 - £ 22,000 per year
West Midlands
Posted: 17 November 2022
Expires: 17 December 2022

Accounts Assistant / Legal Cashier

Permanent

Location: Shirley

Hours of work: 9.00am - 5.30pm Monday to Friday (37.5 hours)

Salary: £22,000 dependent on experience

Following retirement, our client is currently recruiting an Accounts Assistant/Legal Cashier at their office in Shirley. You will be working in a busy, vibrant and dynamic finance department.

Key Responsibilities:

      Client receipts

Posting disbursements

Creating TT payments via online banking

Bank reconciliations

General enquires

Ensuring compliance of both the Solicitors Accounts Rules and the firm's internal rules.

Assisting with credit control

Experience, attributes & skills sought:

      Excellent attention to detail and high degree of accuracy is imperative

Flexible approach to work

Positive attitude

Great customer service skills

Must be able to work as part of a team

Experience of using SOS Connect would be useful but not essential

Closing date is 16 th December 2022

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client.

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to nia.morris@hawk-3.com. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please visit our website.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

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Legal Secretary
£ 22,000 - £ 25,000 per year
Shirley
Posted: 16 November 2022
Expires: 16 December 2022

Private Client Legal Secretary

Permanent

Location: Shirley/Sheldon

Hours of work: 9.00am - 5.30pm Monday to Friday (37.5 hours)

Salary: £22,000-£25,000

Summary:

We have an exciting new opportunity for a legal secretary to join an established legal 500 firm in their expanding private client team on a full-time permanent basis working with a large team of legal experts that specialise in the various aspects of corporate, commercial, and private law.

Responsibilities:

Diary management responsibilities including making appointments, organising meetings.

File management responsibilities. Opening and closing files including ensuring filing systems are maintained accurately and up to date. Undertake e-mail management (manage inbox and file e-mails), ensuring that urgent emails are promptly picked up by fee earners, or forwarded to another fee earner in their absence.

Proactive client liaison including take messages, pass on information and deal with simple queries.

Work collaboratively with other secretarial support to provide a responsive and professional secretarial support service to fee earners and clients.

Management and co-ordination of the fee earners' billing and financial requirements.

Audio and copy typing of legal documentation and correspondence to a high standard.

Manage the production of all documents (even those not typed personally) from initiation to delivery back to the relevant fee earner.

Organising conference or meetings calls on behalf of the fee earner.

Preparing client engagement/assignment letters, conflict, and money laundering checks with direction from the fee earner.

Dealing with and filing Wills and forms i.e., HMRC.

Responsible for copying, scanning, faxing required by fee earners, including the preparation of files or bundles.

The ideal candidate:

Experienced Legal Secretary/PA with a minimum of 3 years' experience within a private client team is essential.

Must possess excellent diary management, organisation, and prioritisation skills.

Must be able to communicate effectively and build good relationships with clients and staff within the firm.

Must work well as part of a team.

Must be a competent, fast, and accurate typist.

Must be competent at producing legal documents to a high standard including using track changes to amend documents.

Professional telephone manner and the ability to accurately record and pass on messages.

Sound technical skills in the following areas:

Microsoft Office IT skills - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.

Proven document or case management skills.

Proven experience of using a legal computerised finance system.

Minimum typing speed of 65 wpm with a good level of accuracy.

Benefits:

Working for an extremely well-established legal firm - in operation for over 250 years

Group Stakeholder Pension Scheme with Scottish Widows. Access to a tax efficient salary sacrifice option

Healthcare plan - Financial assistance towards a range of healthcare including optical, dental and counselling

25 days holiday (2 to be taken at Christmas/New Year) plus public holidays

Flexible holiday purchase / sale scheme

Closing date is 16 th December 2022

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client.

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to nia.morris@hawk-3.com. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please visit our website.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.

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