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Senior Wills & Probate Solicitor 
An opportunity has arisen to head up the Wills & Probate Department at the Derby Office of Simpson Jones Solicitors. This role will suit an ambitious individual with a minimum of 5 years PQE who is looking to progress their career by further developing the department as well as continuing work on the current caseload. 
The successful candidate will ideally have the desire to make a name for yourself locally and show a strong will to network to bring in new clients and contacts with a view to progressing to partnership level. 
We are a well-established but expanding practice that provides excellent employee packages alongside the opportunity to further develop and undertake training opportunities for our committed staff. 
At Simpson Jones we pride ourselves on an excellent standard of Client care and service that is friendly and jargon free. 
Please apply with your C.V. either by e-mail to debp@simpsonjones.co.uk or in writing to Deb Peck at address above. 
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced lawyer to join a firm that offers partnership prospects. 
Salary – Negotiable, dependent upon experience. 
Please email application and CV to – debp@simpsonjones.co.uk 
2 Stuart Street, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 2EQ 
 
Posted 02/01/20 
Personal Assistant/ Paralegal Required 
 
2 Stuart Street, Derby, DE1 2EQ 
Salary in the range £18,000 - £21,000 
An opportunity has arisen within the Property Department at the Derby Office of Simpson Jones Solicitors for an ambitious paralegal/personal assistant. The successful candidate should preferably have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in this type of role. 
The role involves assisting with the running of a property caseload and supporting members of the growing department. 
At Simpson Jones we pride ourselves on an excellent standard of care and service to our clients so we require a candidate to deliver that. 
There will be opportunities for career development and training. 
Please apply with your C.V. either by e-mail to debp@simpsonjones.co.uk or in writing to Deb Peck at address above. 
Posted 02/01/20 
Solicitor (1-3 PQE) – Family – Nottingham 
Geldards LLP are recruiting for a Solicitor to join the rapidly growing Family team at the Nottingham office. 
Geldards Family Team offers a comprehensive bespoke family law service across all offices, covering all areas of family law with particular expertise in medium to high net worth financial cases (including those involving businesses, inherited assets, pensions, farms and family owned or controlled assets/trusts), pre- and post-nuptial agreements, cohabitation and separation agreements, Trusts of Land Act and cohabitation breakdown cases, same sex marriages/civil partnership breakdowns, children disputes and domestic violence as well as cases involving an international element. 
The ideal candidate will have 1-3 years PQE. We are looking for candidates with a strong client focus and proven organisation skills who will take a pragmatic approach to their cases. 
PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES: 
• Acting for family law clients on a wide range of legal issues with a particular emphasis on mid to high net worth financial remedy cases, cohabitation/TOLATA cases and private children cases. No Legal aid. 
• Act with honesty and integrity, as stipulated in the SRA Handbook and Code of Conduct. 
• Maintaining the level of competence and knowledge to practice efficiently by keeping abreast with changes and developments in the law. 
• Identifying, interpreting and applying the relevant legal principles. 
• Analysing problems, highlighting areas of risk and thinking critically to resolve issues. 
• Undertaking legal research when required. 
• Maintaining continued professional development, attending training courses were necessary. 
• Dealing promptly with correspondence and client enquiries. 
• Training Junior Fee Earners. 
• Recording for charged hours of work. 
• Cost effective handling of matters. 
To apply please forward your CV and covering letter to Ms Fiona Apthorpe - fiona.apthorpe@geldards.com 
Posted 07/11/19 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
We are seeking an experienced Litigation/Personal Injury solicitor with a proven track record and a willingness to participate in the marketing of the department. You will find a collaborative and friendly working environment and an excellent work/life balance. 
The role requires the successful candidate to be self-motivated and have the ability to prioritise their workload, pay attention to detail, demonstrating strong verbal and written communication and display empathy with the clients. 
In return, we will offer you: 
• Negotiable & competitive salary, dependent on experience 
• Flexible working hours with the working week being Monday-Friday 9am-5pm plus occasional Saturdays 9.30am-12.30pm. Applicants requiring part time hours will be favourably considered. 
• An efficient support network to take care of accounts, compliance and marketing 
This is an excellent opportunity to join our small and local firm within the Alfreton community. We believe that attracting talent that reflects the diversity of the communities within which they live and work is a key part of our business, which is why we are an equal opportunities employer. 
To apply, please ring 01773 540 480 for an application form, and then send your completed application form, CV and a handwritten covering letter to 
Email – abc@chapsol.com 
Aileen Chapman 
QualitySolicitors Chapman & Chubb 
Shane House 
157 Nottingham Road 
Somercotes 
Alfreton 
DE55 4JH 
Posted 07/01/20 
Position; Property Solicitor / Residential Conveyancer 
Hours; Full time Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm (35 hours) (Part Time requests will be considered) 
Qualifications; Not essential but a Solicitor, Licensed Conveyancer or Legal Executive would be preferred 
Experience; Minimum of two years carrying out a full-time conveyancing caseload (A newly qualified Solicitor will also be considered) 
Salary; Market rate – dependent on experience. 
Key duties; Working on all aspects of standard conveyancing files from start to finish, including sales, purchases, re-mortgages and transfer of equity, as well as shared ownership, leasehold, newbuild and unregistered properties. 
The candidate should be able to; 
demonstrate a clear understanding of the conveyancing process and be familiar with the Law Society Conveyancing Protocol 
work independently in a busy legal environment without compromising the quality of work 
have attention to detail 
demonstrate strong organisation and file management skills 
be a team player, and be self-motivated 
be proficient with Office Outlook, Excel and Word 
To apply, please submit your CV and covering letter to Stephen Parrott through the firms website, or by email to stephenp@killingworthandparrott.co.uk, or by post to 65 Chapel Street Belper Derby DE56 1AR. 
Posted 17/09/19 
 
Invite applications for the following position: COMMERCIAL PROPERTY SOLICITOR/LEGAL EXECUTIVE (NQ+) 
We have an excellent opportunity for a solicitor or legal executive with experience of dealing with commercial property transactions. Supervision will be available, but you will have the confidence to run your own files and the ability to develop good client relationships. We offer a competitive salary, a pleasant working environment and a fulfilling career. 
Applications by CV to SP@AandCo.co.uk 
Posted 16/08/19 
 
Caseworker - Housing 
Starting salary – Dependent upon experience 
Salary scale – SCP 19 to 28 (£24,799 to £31,371) Contract – Full Time Permanent 
Job share – Suitable for job share 
Interview Date – Week beginning 2nd September 2019 
A full Job Description, Person Specification and application form is available on our website - www.derbyshirelawcentre.org.uk under the news and events page. 
NOTE - we DO NOT accept CV’s. 
 
A position as become available for a specialist housing caseworker with experience in homelessness, defending possession proceedings, and disrepair. Ideally you should have a background in court advocacy and running a caseload under a Legal Aid Agency contract with minimum supervision. 
You must be prepared to take on other areas of law should the need arise. 
You will also be part of the Senior Management Team and undertake shared duties in the overall management of the Law Centre. 
Location of post 
You will be based in our Chesterfield office, but will be required to work from our Ripley outreach office 1 to 2 days per week. 
Required Education, Skills and Qualifications 
Recent training in advice work, particularly in social welfare law is essential. Applicants must have substantial experience in housing casework or civil litigation. 
A qualified solicitor or Charted Fellow of Institute of legal executives is desirable, as is the ability to supervise staff/volunteers and the aptitude to achieve area of law supervisor status in housing. 
Organisation 
Derbyshire Law Centre is a registered not-for-profit legal charity whose aims / mission is to serve disadvantaged people living in Derbyshire. The Law Centre has been in existence since 1989 and has enjoyed support from public and voluntary sectors and communities across the county. Its primary aim is to provide free specialist legal services in areas of social welfare law to individuals and families on low incomes, including debt, housing, employment and immigration. 
Benefits 
 31 days' annual leave, plus bank holidays (pro rata) 
 Flexible working arrangements 
 Pension Contribution 8% 
Full information pack available through Derbyshire Law Centre website, under news and events section. 
Apply method: Email dlc@derbyshirelawcentre.org.uk 
Posted 12/08/19 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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