Vacancies

Family Law Paralegal

Jackson Quinn are looking for a Paralegal to provide support to our busy Family Law Department on a fixed term contract with a view of hopefully securing a permanent role. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to join a busy firm and will be supporting Fee Earners in the department. This position is based in Nottingham Town Centre.

The successful candidate must have a strong background in providing legal support and be comfortable with a wide variety of people. They will provide support including liaising with courts, barristers’ chambers, other solicitors and clients, preparing bundles and statements, viewing medical notes, making funding applications and billing.

Candidate Specification

  • Organisation skills and the ability to multi-task, prioritising and managing processes is essential
  • Minimum of 2 years Legal Experience
  • Good IT skills particularly MS Office
  • Competent written and spoken communication skills
  • Good people skills
  • Strong sense of discretion
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong sense of responsibility and ability to complete tasks with minimal supervision

Hours 9.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday (Flexible hours / days will be considered)

This is an excellent role for someone who has a positive approach and desire to progress.

To apply for this role please submit a full CV and covering letter to; The Practice Manager, Jackson Quinn, 7 Grove Street, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22 6NN or via email at admin@jacksonquinn.com

 

 

Part-time Experienced Wills/Wills & Probate Executive

Jackson Quinn are looking for an experienced Wills/Wills & Probate executive to join our firm.

The successful candidate must have experience of handling their own caseload of Wills/Wills and Probate work. Duties and responsibilities will include handling a varied caseload of Wills, and lasting powers of attorney matters, with the possibility of trusts, estates, court of protection and probate matters depending on experience. Salary, working hours and office location can be negotiated for the right candidate.

To apply for this role please submit a full CV and covering letter to; The Practice Manager, Jackson Quinn, 7 Grove Street, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22 6NN or via email at admin@jacksonquinn.com

 

 

Conveyancing Paralegal

We are currently accepting applications for ambitious, confident and career-minded candidates to fill the role of a Conveyancing paralegal within our busy residential property department.

Working alongside and supporting other fee earners, you will assist with a varied caseload of residential conveyancing matters from initial instruction through to completion, which will include producing documents relating to the conveyancing process, drafting sale and purchase documentation, completing SDLT forms, drafting bills and completion statements, exchanging contracts, setting up completions and pre and post completion work.

This is the perfect opportunity for someone who is looking for a stimulating and rewarding career to gain hands on experience and to progress.

Candidate Specification

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organisational skills with impeccable attention to detail
  • Outstanding client care skills along with providing regular updates to clients and other professionals, such as estate agents.
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • A positive, can-do attitude in a pressurised environment
  • Excellent timekeeping and attendance record
  • Hard working and organised, as well as adaptable and accommodating
  • Proficient with IT including Word, Excel and Outlook and confident with using a case management system.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience of assisting a residential property team, and have a good understanding of the full conveyancing process including freehold and leasehold sales, purchases, remortgages and transfers of equity.

Salary, working hours and office location are all negotiable depending on the experience and position of the successful candidate.

 

To apply for this role please submit a full CV and covering letter to; The Practice Manager, Jackson Quinn, 7 Grove Street, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22 6NN or via email at admin@jacksonquinn.com

 

 

 

 

Family Lawyer

We are looking to recruit a family lawyer to deal with their own busy case load of divorce proceedings, financial matters, Children Act proceedings and domestic abuse cases.

A solicitor or legal executive, past family law experience is essential, together with a proven track record of managing a full and varied case load and undertaking advocacy. This is an exciting opportunity for a solicitor or legal executive looking for personal and career development opportunities in a small friendly firm that is one of the leading firms in Nottinghamshire specialising in family law.

The Role & Responsibilities:

  • The successful person will demonstrate experience in dealing with family matters, including:
    • Divorce
    • Children Matters
    • Financial Matters
    • Domestic Violence
  • You must be able to manage your own case load.
  • You must be able to undertake advocacy on your cases and assist other colleagues within the department in conducting hearings on their behalf as required.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Have experience of dealing with family matters including divorce, finances, children matters and domestic abuse cases. We need you to be able to hit the ground running and so experience is essential.
  • Experience and knowledge of Legal Aid.
  • Knowledge of Solicitors Accounting Regulations.
  • A team player.
  • The ability to support and work as part of a friendly team in a high street solicitors’ office.
  • Willing and able to travel as required between offices and to court.
  • Able to build and maintain good rapport with clients and other professionals, as well as provide clear and accurate advice.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • The ability to prioritise work to ensure that cases are progressed efficiently and in the best interests of the client, and emergency matters are dealt with urgently as required.
  • Innovative and determined.

This is a full time permanent position.

To apply for this role please submit a full CV and covering letter to; The Practice Manager, Jackson Quinn, 7 Grove Street, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22 6NN or via email at admin@jacksonquinn.com

 

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