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Company/Business Paralegal or NQ Solicitor

We are looking for a Company/Business Paralegal or NQ Solicitor with experience to provide direct support to the Partner in a busy Company Department in Sheffield, South Yorkshire. The role requires the successful candidate to provide direct support to the Partner who is head of the department. The work focuses on business sales and purchases, company restructuring, management buy ins and buy outs, shareholders' and directors' agreements, joint ventures, partnership agreements, NDAs, supply contracts and business terms and conditions, as well as an array of other commercial services.

Candidates must have good communications skills with clients, have attention to detail in drafting documents and have good business development skills with a view to assisting in building up the department. Future prospects will be excellent for the right person.

Salary: Negotiable and dependent upon experience

What we are looking for:

  • Prior work experience in a Company/Business team is essential
  • Ability to work effectively within a team
  • Microsoft Office including Word and Excel is essential
  • Good English, grammar and spelling
  • Numerical skills
  • Excellent communication skills - experience in dealing with clients via telephone and face-to-face is essential
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload within the required timescales
  • Ability to work under pressure as and when required (this may involve some flexibility in working hours)
  • Confidence in using a case management system. Experience of Partner for Windows is desirable but not essential as training will be provided.

How to apply:

Please send your CV and a covering letter with ‘Company/Business Application’ in the subject heading - apply here

 

Solicitors/Qualified Staff

We are always interested in hearing from solicitors or other qualified people who may wish to join our Firm. A following would be preferred. Applications and queries should be made here. No agencies please.

Staff

Experienced Legal Cashier wanted

Based in Sheffield City Centre

Part time and full time considered

Competitive salary (dependent upon experience)

Excellent benefits

 

We are looking for an experienced Legal Cashier to work in a busy accounts department in a high street firm. 

The role requires the successful candidate to provide support to the Head Cashier and must also be able to work independently.

Candidates must have good communications and numerical skills, have attention to detail and must be flexible to cover holidays and absences where necessary.

What we are looking for:

  • Minimum prior work experience of 2 years plus in a Legal Cashiers role is essential
  • Ability to work effectively within a team but also to feel confident working autonomously
  • Microsoft Office including Word and Excel is essential
  • Good English, grammar and spelling
  • Familiarity with Solicitors Accounts Rules
  • Numerical skills
  • Excellent communication skills - experience in dealing with clients via telephone is essential
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload within the required timescales
  • Ability to work under pressure as and when required (this may involve some flexibility in working hours).
  • Confidence in using a case management system. Experience of Partner for Windows is desirable but not essential as training will be provided. 

Attached below is a non-exhaustive list of the typical duties a Legal Cashier would be expected to cover: 

  • Bank Reconciliations
  • Office Account Figures
  • TT's, BACS, Standing Orders
  • Online Payments Out (TT's, Next Day, BACS)
  • Cheques
  • Office to Nominal transactions
  • Client to Client transfers
  • Petty Cash (Expenses, swear fees, balancing, cash cheque)
  • Card Payments (In person, Over Phone and online)
  • Bills & Completion Statements (Checking bills with disbs and completion statements)
  • Banking
  • Land Registry Invoices
  • Standing Journals/ direct debits
  • House Keeping Posting Slips
  • Audit Trails
  • Time Write Off's
  • Interest
  • Credit Notes
  • Write off bills and disbursements
  • Stopped Cheques
  • Estate Accounts
  • Cheques for Invoices (Nominal)
  • Aged Debts
  • Credit Control
  • Set up New Starters on our Case Management System
  • Month End Accounts
  • Reconciliation of month end figures
  • VAT
  • High's and Low's bank account balance
  • Post Cheques to pay invoices 

To apply for this role, please send your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@bellbuxton.co.uk and put Legal Cashier Application in the subject heading.

Legal secretaries/admin support

We are always interested in hearing from well-qualified secretarial and support staff who may be interested in working with us. Applications and queries should be made here.

Training Contracts

We offer a structured training contract, with trainee solicitors spending a six-month period in four of our departments. Full supervision is provided. We aim to offer our trainees an immediate involvement with our clients on a wide range of legal issues.

We currently recruit one trainee solicitor per year with a view to retaining them on qualification and expanding the firm from within.

We are interested in hearing from academically well qualified law graduates. Non-law graduates with alternative relevant qualifications, who are able to demonstrate practical legal experience, are also welcome to apply. Applicants should be able to demonstrate an interest in developing the firm’s business.

Applications for training contracts will be now be accepted until 24 December 2018, to commence in March 2019.
Please sent your CV and a covering letter only to recruitment@bellbuxton.co.uk. Applications not sent to this e-mail address will not be considered further.