Property Roles

Office: All Locations
Job type: Permanent, Support, Paralegals

Property – paralegals and admin support (all locations)- we are looking for paralegals and admin support staff to assist our busy residential and commercial property departments. Applications for the paralegal positions must have a law degree or a suitable conversion qualification and have attained at least a 2:2 (or equivalent mark. Prior legal experience is desirable but not essential as training will be provided.

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Hine Solicitors Lunchtime Receptionist

Office: Beaconsfield or Gerrards Cross
Job type: Permanent

Role – lunchtime cover receptionist

Location – Beaconsfield or Gerrards Cross

Salary – upon application

Hours – 2 hours a day (between midday and 2pm) – 5 days a week

Role Type – Permanent

Summary

Hine Solicitors are looking for a lunchtime cover receptionist to cover the reception in our Beaconsfield or Gerrards Cross office, for 2 hours per day, 5 days a week on a permanent basis.

The role is to provide professional and efficient front-of-house support to the Beaconsfield or Gerrards Cross office during lunchtime hours. The role will involve:

Covering the reception area whilst other receptionists are on their break
Answering telephone calls
Greeting clients and other visitors to the office
Dealing with deliveries and other enquiries
Booking meeting and board rooms for members of staff and supporting staff generally
General office administration

Prior experience in manning a reception desk is desirable but not essential as training in the use of our phone systems and operations of the firm will be provided. The successful candidate should have very good interpersonal skills, a professional telephone manner, dress smartly and conduct themselves generally in a polite, professional and courteous manner to visitors and staff. The ability to work as a team is important as you will be supporting various members of staff. The role will suit someone looking for some work experience in an office environment and who is keen and willing to learn. There will always be opportunities to progress if desirable.

About Hine Solicitors
Hine Solicitors has been in practice for over 20 years and offers a range of legal services across 15 offices throughout the country. The Beaconsfield and Gerrards Cross offices are two of the principal offices of the firm and are busy working environments. This role has been created to support staff in the smooth running of the offices. It is an excellent opportunity for someone looking for experience in an office or legal environment to supplement their studies or other part-time working.
We are proud of our commitment to offering first-class legal services and advice in a timely and pro-active manner. At Hine we believe in investing in and supporting our staff throughout their career with us by offering a supportive working environment and encouraging professional and personal development.

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Legal Secretary – Private Client

Office: Oxford
Job type: Part time (hours to suit)

The Private Client department at Hine Solicitors continues to grow and we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Legal Secretary to join the friendly, busy and well-established team at our office in Summertown, Oxford.

The role requires the successful candidate to carry out a range of secretarial support to a high professional standard in assisting two Private Client fee earners based in Oxford consisting of one full-time and one part-time fee earner. You may also need to remotely support other Private Client fee earners based in other offices of the firm from time to time.

The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to work well with other members of the team, organisational skills and the ability to prioritise, an outstanding telephone manner as well as excellent typing skills. Experience of typing to dictation is desirable but not essential.

A good working knowledge of Word, Excel, Google Forms and case management software will be helpful as well as prior experience of working within a Private Client team, however this is not essential.

About Hine Solicitors

Hine Solicitors has been in practice for over 20 years and offers a range of legal services across 15 offices throughout the country. The Private Client department consists of four full-time and two part-time fee earners who are currently assisted by three members of support staff both part and full time. The department is expanding and this role has been created to  focus on the Oxford team.

We are proud of our commitment to offering first-class legal services and advice in a timely and pro-active manner. At Hine we believe in investing in and supporting our staff throughout their career with us by offering a supportive working environment and encouraging professional and personal development.

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Junior Assistant Accountant

Office: Beaconsfield
Job type: full time, permanent

The role is a first step into a busy Accounts Department but responsibilities will quickly increase.

The main tasks are to keep both Office and Client Account cash books up to date, manage and process payments to suppliers, post and allocate receipts.

Checking and reconciling Completion Statements on Conveyancing Matters will quickly be part of the role.

Methodical and accurate working practices are a must and good Excel skills would be a distinct advantage.

No experience is necessary but a willingness to learn and follow procedures is essential.

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Receptionist(s)

Office: Worcester, Birmingham
Job type: Full/part time. Permanent

We are looking for individuals with a good telephone manner to be receptionists for our offices. The role(s) will involve delivering a friendly welcome to all of our clients.  The role will also include general administrative tasks for each of the offices.

 

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Family legal secretary

Office: Gerrards Cross and Oxford
Job type: Full. Permanent

We have fantastic opportunities for Family Legal Secretaries in both the Oxford and Gerrards Cross offices. The purpose of both roles is to assist and support with secretarial and administrative duties for our family department. The successful candidate(s) must have experience in the following:

Audio and copy typing all correspondence to include letters, legal forms and quotes
Answer the telephone in a polite and efficient manner
Undertake administrative duties such as photocopying, and updating client details
Arranging appointments and dealing with clients
Accessing and inputting data on to the firm’s client case management system
Handle all confidential information discreetly

To be successful in your application, you will possess the following attributes:

Proven experience working as a Legal Secretary
Excellent technical skills which include a fast and accurate typing speed
The ability to manage a busy workload with minimal supervision and meet tight deadlines
Good communication skills and a confident, friendly and outgoing manner both over the phone and in person
Attention to detail

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Not quite the right position for you just now? Don’t worry, we’re continuously expanding in each of our locations and always looking for support staff such as secretaries and receptionists. We also actively support the national apprenticeship scheme so check this page again soon. Alternatively, click here to fill out a form for our records so we can consider you for a future position when it comes up.