Careers

We are always interested in hearing from talented individuals who wish to join our firm and who have an interest in Conveyancing.


Current Vacancies:

Legal Secretary to start immediately.

Please note this is a full time permanent vacancy and the successful candidate will be considered for a Training Contract after 6-12 months employment.

Duties:

  • Greeting clients and preparing files for the fee earners.
  • Answering the telephone and dealing with client enquiries which involved giving advice where necessary.
  • Typing and drafting as required by the fee earners
  • Banking duties
  • Filing
  • Opening files
  • Paying in client monies.
  • Ensuring post goes out at the end of the day.
  • Will have to be available to also work Saturdays on a rota basis
  • May include some archiving and boxing up of files.

Person Specification:

  • Hardworking and enthusiastic individual.
  • Good academic background with a specific interest in Conveyancing and Property Law in general.
  • Excellent time keeping.
  • Team player.
  • Able to use own initiative and follow instructions.
  • Minimum typing speed of 65wpm
  • Excellent telephone manner and strong communication skills essential.
  • Previous experience in conveyancing desirable but not essential.

This is a very busy and demanding role where the successful individual will be required to deal with clients on the telephone and in person daily. The successful candidate will be expected to do a lot of administrative work and typing for the fee earners as well as dealing with client enquiries. Candidates not available to work on Saturdays need not apply.

Please send a covering letter and CV to info@jamesebarnes.co.uk . You must be available for an immediate start.

James E Barnes is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority
2011 James E Barnes Solicitor
This Firm's SRA Number is: 223598