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Family Solicitor

New Role – Family Solicitor – 1yrs PQE + 

Department: Family

Role: Family Solicitor

Sector: Legal

Our well respected client, a national law firm, are now looking to appoint a Family Solicitor to be based within their Telford Office.  This is to join a local Family team but also offers support from the National Family team for this group.

The Role: Your role will involve the following responsibilities:-

  • Advising on privately funded matrimonial matters including divorce, pre and post nuptial agreements, co-habitation agreements, distribution of assets,
  • Childcare arrangements
  • Running a caseload without supervision
  • Business development

Key Skills & Experience

  • The ideal candidate will hold a minimum of one years’ post qualification experience.
  • Be ambitious and results driven
  • Have an aptitude for business development and marketing
  • Have a flexible approach and be able to work under pressure
  • Have excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Be personable and professional
  • Effective and confident communicator
  • IT proficient
  • Experience in the use of case management systems preferred but not essential as training is available

The role offers a very competitive salary and full benefits, Flexible hybrid working options, and a great team to work with!

Please contact Georgina on 07539 170664 for an informal confidential conversation and to register your interest in this role please send your cv to Georgina@optimal-recruitment.co.uk

Commercial Litigation Solicitor

NEW ROLE – Commercial Litigation Solicitor

Location     – ShrewsburyShropshire


Permanent role – excellent salary and benefits, Flexible / Hybrid working.

Litigation – Property, Contract, Shareholder Disputes, Professional Negligence

Our client is widely regarded as a top 100 law firm and operates under various brands across the UK.  They are a Top ranked law firm as awarded by the leading legal directory Chambers and Partners and are a Leading firm in the Legal 500. 

Summary

Due to expansion, our client is looking for a commercial litigation solicitor to join the team based at our Shrewsbury office. We are looking for candidates with a minimum of two years’ post qualification experience ideally.

The Role

Your role will involve the following responsibilities:-

  • Running a caseload of commercial litigation matter
  • Advising on property, contractual and shareholder disputes and professional negligence matters
  • Advocacy when required
  • Helping the team build up on the excellent reputation already established and help to develop the offering;
  • Have aptitude for business development
  • Provide excellent standard of client care and be able to manage client expectations

Key Skills

  • Be ambitious and results driven
  • Have an aptitude for business development and marketing
  • Have a flexible approach and be able to work under pressure
  • Have excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Be personable and professional
  • Effective and confident communicator
  • IT proficient
  • Experience in the use of case management systems preferred but not essential as training is available

This is a great opportunity in a growing team, which offers a very competitive salary and benefits as well as Flexible / Hybrid working.

Lets start the ball rolling and call Georgina on 07539 170664 for an informal chat and send your cv to georgina@optimal-recruitment.co.uk

Senior Commercial Property / Real Estate Solicitor

Senior Commercial Property / Real Estate Solicitor

We are looking for a Senior Commercial Property Solicitor min 5 years PQE to join and take lead of an established and growing Commercial property team.


 Location: Telford , Shropshire

 Permanent role – Flexible working

Salary c£100k +bonus + benefits

Flexible / Hybrid working

Our client, one of Shropshire’s leading law firms, provides excellent service and support to local businesses and individuals.  They form part of a top 100 law firm which is ‘top ranked’ according to the legal directory, Chambers and Partners, and are a ‘Leading firm’ in the Legal Sector. 

Senior Commercial Property Solicitor – THE ROLE   

We have a requirement for a Senior Commercial Property / Real Estate Solicitor to join our clients team based in their Telford office.   

The successful candidate for The Commercial Property / Real Estate Solicitor role will:

  • Have solid Commercial Property / Real Estate experience
  • Preferably have a following of clients and / or have local connections, although this is not essential.
  • Have business development/marketing experience
  • Be prepared to travel to and work from other offices
  • Be client focused

Key Skills

  • Be ambitious and results driven, the position offers the opportunity to progress to a Lead and Partner position.
  • Have an aptitude for business development and marketing
  • Be personable and professional and able to lead and grow a Real Estate / Commercial Property Department
  • Effective and confident communicator
  • IT proficient

To start the ball rolling, click on apply for the Senior Commercial Property  / Real Estate Solicitor role and let’s have a conversation, in confidence at a time to suit you. 

Contact Georgina Sowden at Optimal Recruitment on 07539 170664 and send your cv to georgina@optimal-recruitment.co.uk and I look forward to talking to you.

Commercial Property Paralegal

NEW ROLE – Commercial Property Paralegal

Location – Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Permanent role, offers a competitive salary and benefits + trainee Solicitor contracts (internally)

Our Client is one of Shropshire’s most sought after law firms. Their legal teams offer exceptional personal and business legal advice and are well known for our excellent client care. The business is also part of a national legal services business, a top 100 law firm.

We are now looking for a new Commercial Property Paralegal to join their Shrewsbury team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Opening new files including obtaining relevant ID for new clients
  • Responding to day to day queries
  • Preparing documents
  • Taking telephone messages and updating clients/other solicitors, where appropriate
  • Ordering searches and arranging payment of invoices
  • Preparing and submitting forms
  • Preparing and submitting bills
  • Setting up files for completion
  • Any other duties which from time to time as required within the department

Skills Required:

  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Effective and confident communicator (verbal and written)
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • IT literate
  • Experience using case management system preferred but not essential

Benefits:

  • Extremely competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Fully flexible working environment
  • BUPA healthcare (dependent on your level)
  • Company pension
  • Fantastic career development opportunities

An excellent opportunity to join a growing law firm with excellent career progression opportunities.

Start the ball rolling and call Georgina on 07539 170664 for an initial informal chat and send your cv to georgina@optimal-recruitment.co.uk 

Private Client Solicitor

New Role – Private Client Solicitor

Department: Private Client, Wills, Trust & Probate

Location: Telford Shropshire

Permanent – excellent salary and benefits

Our Client is a ‘top ranked law firm’ as awarded by leading legal directory Chambers and Partners and are a ‘Leading firm’ in the Legal 500. 

 Role We have an exciting opportunity for a solicitor/lawyer to join our Clients highly regarded private client department at the Telford office. The ideal candidate will be a hardworking individual and will be an integral part of the wider Trusts & Estates team.  The role is a varied and challenging position. 

Candidate The ideal candidate will:

  • Be 5 years PQE+
  • Be experienced in dealing with, probate matters, inheritance tax issues, trusts, and the drafting of trust documents
  • Be technically competent with a wide range of private client experience
  • Have excellent client care skills and ability to manage client expectations
  • Be business development focused
  • Be a member of STEP (desirable, but this is not essential)

Key Skills:

  • Able to work under pressure
  • Professional with a pro-active approach
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Flexible
  • Team player
  • IT literate

Please contact Georgina at Optimal Recruitment for an informal chat 07539 170664, any time is fine, and send a current cv to  georgina@optimal-recruitment.co.uk

Private Family Solicitor

Private Family Lawyer

Department: Family
Location: Telford, Schropshire

Permanent Role – Flexible working available

Private Family Solicitor – Max 6yrs PQE

Our client is as a top 100 law firm and operates under various brands across the UK. They are a ‘top ranked law firm’ as awarded to them by leading legal directory Chambers and Partners and are a ‘Leading firm’ in the Legal 500.

Due to expansion, we are looking for a Private Family lawyer to join our Clients family team based at their Telford office.  We are looking for candidates with a minimum of  3-6 years’ post qualification experience (PQE) ideally. 

The Private Family Solicitor will involve the following responsibilities:-

  • Advising on privately funded matrimonial matters including divorce, pre and post nuptial agreements, co-habitation agreements, distribution of assets,
  • Childcare arrangements
  • Running a caseload without supervision
  • Business development

Key Skills

  • Be ambitious and results driven
  • Have an aptitude for business development and marketing
  • Have a flexible approach and be able to work under pressure
  • Have excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Be personable and professional
  • Effective and confident communicator
  • IT proficient
  • Experience in the use of case management systems preferred but not essential as training is available

Please contact Georgina Sowden (07539) 170664 at Optimal Recruitment for an informal initial talk about the role and send your cv to georgina@optimal-recruitment.co.uk

Senior Commercial Property / Real Estate Solicitor

Senior Commercial Property / Real Estate Solicitor


 Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire

 Permanent role – Flexible working

Our client, one of Shropshire’s leading law firms, provides excellent service and support to local businesses and individuals.  They form part of a top 100 law firm which is ‘top ranked’ according to the legal directory, Chambers and Partners, and are a ‘Leading firm’ in the Legal Sector. 

Our client offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits including their employee share scheme, quality caseload and good prospects.   

Senior Commercial Property Solicitor – THE ROLE   

We have a requirement for a Senior Commercial Property / Real Estate Solicitor to join our clients team based in their Shrewsbury office.   

The successful candidate for The Commercial Property / Real Estate Solicitor role will:

  • Have solid Commercial Property / Real Estate experience
  • Preferably have a following of clients and / or have local connections, although this is not essential.
  • Have business development/marketing experience
  • Be prepared to travel to and work from other offices
  • Be client focused

Key Skills

  • Be ambitious and results driven, the position offers the opportunity to progress to a Lead and Partner position.
  • Have an aptitude for business development and marketing
  • Be personable and professional and able to lead and grow a Real Estate / Commercial Property Department
  • Effective and confident communicator
  • IT proficient

To start the ball rolling, click on apply for the Senior Commercial Property  / Real Estate Solicitor role and let’s have a conversation, in confidence at a time to suit you. 

Contact Georgina Sowden at Optimal Recruitment on 07539 170664 and send your cv to georgina@optimal-recruitment.co.uk and I look forward to talking to you.

Paralegal – Commercial Litigation

NEW ROLE – Commercial Litigation Paralegal

Permanent – Full benefits and excellent salary

Shrewsbury

Our well-respected client is looking for a commercial litigation paralegal to join their team based at the ever expanding Shrewsbury office.  The successful candidate will be supporting the clients disputes team and will be assisting with a mixed caseload. 

As the ideal candidate, you will be educated to Degree level or equivalent, but demonstrable experience in the professional workplace will be considered in lieu of this.   

Energy, enthusiasm, and self-motivation are key.   

The role will require flexibility and drive as growth and performance are key goals of the unit. 

Key Skills: 

  • Be ambitious and results driven. 

  • Have a flexible approach and be able to work under pressure. 

  • Have excellent time management and organisational skills. 

  • Be personable and professional. 

  • Effective and confident communicator 

  • IT proficient 

  • Experience in the use of case management systems preferred but not essential as training is available. 

  • Commercial litigation experience advantageous 

Duties include but are not limited to: 

  • Obtaining instructions from, and reporting to, clients 

  • Drafting documents and correspondence 

  • File management and maintenance 

  • Preparation of court bundles and briefs 

  • Research 

  • Any other ad hoc duties when required. 

Excellent Salary, training, full benefits

Please call Georgina on 07539 170664 amnd send your cv to georgina@optimal-recruitment.co.uk so we can start a conversation.

Conveyancing Assistants

CONVEYANCING ASSISTANT – LEGAL SERVICES

**PRIOR EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY AND FULL TRAINING WILL BE GIVEN**

Our client is a ‘top ranked law firm’ as awarded by leading legal directory Chambers and Partners. They are also a ‘Leading firm’ in the Legal 500.

The conveyancing arm of the business is growing rapidly and we are looking for Conveyancing Assistants interested in taking their first steps into a career in Conveyancing in a reputable firm based in Telford. 

Conveyancing Assistant – New roles

  • Assist Conveyancers in the efficient processing and management of Residential Conveyancing matters including new build properties.
  • Attend to clients, estate agents, solicitors, intermediaries and other 3rd parties both on the telephone/e-mail and written correspondence within agreed SLA’s
  • To ensure that clients are dealt with efficiently, professionally and politely and that appropriate legal matters are raised with the Conveyancers
  • To provide general legal administrative support to colleagues in Residential Conveyancing,
  • Updating bespoke third party or referrers website/portals
  • Take proactive action to ensure all parties are kept informed
  • Deal with all other general correspondence and administrative duties such as filing, photocopying, scanning, data entry and management of incoming post.
  • To ensure Money Laundering procedures are adhered to and any suspicious circumstances reported

Skills/Experience Required for Conveyancing Assistants

  • Proven customer care skills
  • Ability to work quickly and maintain high standards of accuracy with excellent attention to detail
  • Assertive, calm, friendly and a good team player
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills

Benefits

  • Extremely competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Fully flexible working environment
  • BUPA healthcare (dependent on your level)
  • Company pension
  • Fantastic career development opportunities

This company has a genuine focus on ensuring talented people have long and strong career opportunities with the business.  If you are looking for a career in Conveyancing then this is a truly fantastic opportunity.

Contact Sharna on 07412428910 for a confidential chat or alternatively send your CV through to sharna@optimal-recruitment.co.uk. 

Conveyancing Assistants

CONVEYANCING ASSISTANT – LEGAL SERVICES

**PRIOR EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY AND FULL TRAINING WILL BE GIVEN**

Our client is a ‘top ranked law firm’ as awarded by leading legal directory Chambers and Partners. They are also a ‘Leading firm’ in the Legal 500.

The conveyancing arm of the business is growing rapidly and we are looking for Conveyancing Assistants interested in taking their first steps into a career in Conveyancing in a reputable firm based in Telford. 

Conveyancing Assistant – New roles

  • Assist Conveyancers in the efficient processing and management of Residential Conveyancing matters including new build properties.
  • Attend to clients, estate agents, solicitors, intermediaries and other 3rd parties both on the telephone/e-mail and written correspondence within agreed SLA’s
  • To ensure that clients are dealt with efficiently, professionally and politely and that appropriate legal matters are raised with the Conveyancers
  • To provide general legal administrative support to colleagues in Residential Conveyancing,
  • Updating bespoke third party or referrers website/portals
  • Take proactive action to ensure all parties are kept informed
  • Deal with all other general correspondence and administrative duties such as filing, photocopying, scanning, data entry and management of incoming post.
  • To ensure Money Laundering procedures are adhered to and any suspicious circumstances reported

Skills/Experience Required for Conveyancing Assistants

  • Proven customer care skills
  • Ability to work quickly and maintain high standards of accuracy with excellent attention to detail
  • Assertive, calm, friendly and a good team player
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills

Benefits

  • Extremely competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Fully flexible working environment
  • BUPA healthcare (dependent on your level)
  • Company pension
  • Fantastic career development opportunities

This company has a genuine focus on ensuring talented people have long and strong career opportunities with the business.  If you are looking for a career in Conveyancing then this is a truly fantastic opportunity.

Contact Sharna on 07412428910 for a confidential chat or alternatively send your CV through to sharna@optimal-recruitment.co.uk.