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Working with us

Property Lawyer

 

Jacobs & Reeves are looking for a full-time property lawyer with experience in Residential conveyancing to join our successful team based in our Poole office. 

 

Our team has a full range of experience and expertise in both residential property and commercial property matters.

 

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 4 years’ experience and will have gained knowledge in all aspects of residential property.  Knowledge of all types of freehold and leasehold sales and purchases, lease extensions, shared ownership, new-build properties, help to buy equity funding, re-mortgages and declaration of trusts is essential to this role.

 

  • Pro-active with good interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;

  • Inspiring and motivational to others;

  • Has a high level of attention to detail;

  • Has good organisational skills;

  • Has excellent client care skills;

  • Is a keen team member, with the ability to accept responsibility and work on their own initiative

 

Salary is commensurate with experience.

We offer:-

 

·     A good remuneration package

·     Free on site parking

·     Contributory Pension Scheme

·     Generous holiday allowance – including accrual of extra days for length of service.

Please forward your CV to Janice Singleton at Jacobs & Reeves, 153 High Street, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1AU,

email;- jsingleton@jacobsreeves.co.uk

Conveyancing Paralegal

Jacobs & Reeves are looking to recruit an enthusiastic full-time experienced conveyancing Paralegal to join our extremely busy conveyancing department at our Poole Office.

 

The ability to work in a team and to provide excellent client care is essential.

 

You will be required to:-

 

  • Manage a varied caseload of Property transactions;

  • Managing files from instruction and prepare matters for completion;

  • Working with Estate agents and Solicitors;

  • Dealing with Client Care requirements;

  • Conducting registrations at HMLR;

  • Preparing Stamp Duty Return Forms;

  • Preparing Companies House Returns.

 

We offer:-

 

  • A good remuneration package

  • Free on site parking

  • Contributory Pension Scheme

  • Generous holiday allowance – including accrual of extra days for length of service.

Please send CV to jsingleton@jacobsreeves.co.uk

Private Client Solicitor / Legal Executive

 

We are looking for a Private Client Solicitor / Legal Executive to join us as Head of the Private Client Department.

 

You will have your own case load of existing private client matters including trusts, tax planning matters, wills, estates, powers of attorney, court of protection, deputyship, 

 

We are looking for someone who is experienced and has the ability to work under pressure. 

 

You will be required to manage and lead the Private Client department and this role will include the following:-

 

  • Supervising junior members of the team, including reviewing workload

  • Initial consultations with clients;

  • Preparation of Wills, advice on Trusts, capacity, Inheritance Tax;

  • Advising on Lasting Powers of Attorney, dealing with applications and registrations;

  • Making applications for the grant of representation;

  • Assisting with new enquiries and speaking with clients via email and telephone;

  • Keeping your own files and the department well organised and compliant with the firm’s policies;

  • Achieving fees to meet monthly and yearly targets;

  • Attending team meetings and courses where appropriate;

  • Compliance with the firm’s standards and procedures.

The Candidate

 

Someone with 5 year + PQE level with a strong knowledge of administration of estates, tax and will drafting.  We require someone who is:-

 

  • Pro-active with good interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;

  • Inspiring and motivational to others;

  • Has a high level of attention to detail and an enquiring mind;

  • Has good organisational skills; 

  • Has excellent client care skills

  • Is a keen team member, with the ability to accept responsibility and work on their own initiative

 Salary is commensurate with experience. 

 

The possibility of remote working may be available, subject to being able to comply with the required level of supervision and leadership. 

 

If this role is of interest please contact jsingleton@jacobsreeves.uk 

We are a growing law firm and occasionally look for talented individuals from all backgrounds to work with us.

We are happy to receive CV's on a speculative basis. Please send to Janice Singleton at our Poole office (email to: jsingleton@jacobsreeves.co.uk). Any CV's received will be dealt with in the strictest confidence.