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LEGAL STAFF RECRUITMENT

Residential Conveyancing Solicitor/Legal Executive

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and ambitious residential property Solicitor/Legal Executive.

This is a full-time role benefiting from the support of an experienced and friendly team, advising a broad range of clients. This role would be best suited for someone with 5 PQE and there are excellent career progression opportunities for the right candidate.

The successful candidate will be able to conduct their own caseload, whilst assisting other fees earners in providing a quality legal service to the firm’s clients. The role will include but is not limited to the following:-

  • Sales and purchases of residential freehold and leasehold property and land
  • Property refinancing
  • Transfers of Equity
  • Equity Release Mortgages

We are proud to offer a competitive salary and an extensive benefits package to suit. Our range of benefits include:

  • A generous discretionary bonus scheme which rewards exceptional performance
  • Flexible working
  • 25 days holiday
  • Discretionary Christmas bonus for all staff
  • Client introduction incentive bonus scheme
  • Death in Service
  • Payment of professional subscriptions
  • Financial support for studying professional qualifications (in line with the firm’s policy)
  • Staff discount scheme
  • Firm funded eye checks
  • Firm funded flu vaccinations
  • Gym/sport membership contribution
  • Monthly office team building lunch

To apply for this role please submit your CV with a covering letter to recruitment(at)sharmanlaw.co.uk. We look forward to hearing from you.

 

Property Dispute Resolution Solicitor

We have an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated and ambitious Property Dispute Resolution Solicitor to join our successful and growing team.

You will be working alongside the head of the department, supported by an experienced and friendly team, assisting our clients in all areas of property dispute resolution work, whether as Landlord, Tenant, Occupier, Investor or Developer and in respect of types of other dispute resolution matters This role would be best suited for someone with a minimum of 2 years PQE, who has managed their own caseload and has a good experience working within the framework of the Landlord and Tennant Act 1954, as well as a more general experience in dealing with L&T issues such as dilapidations, forfeiture, Lease renewals, rent / service charge areas, possession proceedings (both residential and commercial), Easements, Rights of Way, Covenants, Boundary disputes, neighbour disputes, Lease extensions, enfranchisement disputes, service charge, trespass claims.

There are excellent career progressions opportunities for the right candidate.

We are proud to offer a competitive salary and an extensive benefits package to suit. Our range of benefits include:

  • A generous discretionary bonus scheme which rewards exceptional performance
  • Flexible working
  • 25 days holiday
  • Discretionary Christmas bonus for all staff
  • Client introduction incentive bonus scheme
  • Death in Service
  • Employee introduction scheme bonus
  • Payment of professional subscriptions
  • Financial support for studying professional qualifications (in line with the firm’s policy)
  • Staff discount scheme
  • Firm funded eye checks
  • Firm funded flu vaccinations
  • Gym membership contribution
  • Monthly office team building lunch

To apply for this role please submit your CV with a covering letter to recruitment(at)sharmanlaw.co.uk. We look forward to hearing from you.

 

 

SECRETARIES AND SUPPORT STAFF

Private Client Legal Assistant

We have an exciting new opportunity for a private client legal assistant to join our team.

This is a full-time role based at our Bedford office. Previous legal experience is preferred but not essential.

By joining our team you will be supporting one of our solicitors and your duties will include:-

  • Supervised Will and LPA drafting
  • Note taking in client meetings
  • Research
  • Witnessing of Wills
  • Audio and copy typing
  • General administrative tasks
  • Assisting with legacy and distribution payments
  • Arranging client appointments and onboarding
  • Supervised drafting of forms and documents
  • Maintenance of the case management system
  • File opening and closure

Salary will depend upon your level or experience and we are proud to also offer an extensive benefit package, which includes:

  • 20 days holiday per annum
  • Discretionary Christmas bonus for all staff
  • Client introduction incentive bonus scheme
  • Death in Service
  • Financial support for studying professional qualifications (in line with the firm’s policy)
  • Staff discount scheme
  • Firm funded eye checks
  • Firm funded flu vaccinations
  • Gym/sports club membership contribution
  • Monthly office team building lunch

We are an inclusive and friendly firm, who support their staff in their personal and professional development.

To apply for this role please send your C.V. with an indication of your salary aspiration and a covering letter to recruitment(at)sharmanlaw.co.uk.

 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE PLACEMENTS FOR STUDENTS

Every year, Sharmans offer a limited number of work experience opportunities, which take place during the summer months and are strictly limited to one week's duration.

Applications, including an up to date CV are accepted from mid-March to mid-April, after which, all applications received are appraised and the successful candidates selected and notified as soon as possible thereafter.

Please note that for insurance purposes, applicants must be at least 18 years old.

If you would like to be considered for a work experience placement for the summer, please apply during the application 'window' outlined above, including any dates to avoid.

If you are interested; please submit your CV to recruitment(at)sharmanlaw.co.uk