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Solicitor (Litigation - Prosecutions and Licensing), Newcastle City Council

Date AddedThu 21 Feb, 2019
TypeFull Time
LocationNewcastle upon Tyne
Salary£37,107 - £39,961 per annum
DescriptionLegal Services
Solicitor (Litigation – Prosecutions and Licensing)
37 hours per week (5 days)

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic solicitor to join our busy Housing and Litigation Team to deal with a varied caseload of prosecutions, litigation and enforcement matters.

The role will predominantly entail providing internal advice to prosecutions, licensing and regulatory teams; preparing casework for submission at, and conducting cases in, Civil and Criminal Courts to include fraud, landlord, environmental regulatory and food hygiene prosecutions, taxi licensing and enforcement; and advising in respect of licensing and related matters.

You will need to be a confident advocate who can work to strict and often conflicting deadlines.

Recent experience of prosecutions or criminal advocacy in any capacity, whether gained in a local authority or private practice, would be preferable. Applicants undertaking similar work or who are newly qualified with relevant experience would also be welcome.
How To ApplyApply online at

For an informal discussion please contact Craig Winter, Senior Solicitor by email:

Closing Date: Thursday 14 March 2019

Family Legal Assistant/Paralegal, Carr & Co Solicitors

Date AddedFri 15 Feb, 2019
TypeFull Time
LocationNewcastle upon Tyne
SalaryAccording to experience
DescriptionWe currently have a vacancy for a full time legal assistant/ paralegal to work as part of our family law/ private client team at our Gosforth office. Previous experience of working in a family law/ private client related role would be a requirement. An ideal candidate would be a good communicator with an ability to work on their own initiative. You may be required to attend all three of our offices as required and as such a clean driving licence helpful but not vital. Training will be provided where appropriate.

Key elements of the role include:

• Dealing with calls and enquiries
• Arranging appointments/managing diaries
• Matching post with files
• Dealing with dictation
• Monitoring bills and sending standard reminder letters
• Preparing standard letters, spreadsheets and estate accounts
• Preparing standard divorce petitions and court documents and bundles
• Carrying out file reviews for progress
• Preparing files for archiving including preparing standard closure letters
• Liaising with court service and other third parties

How To ApplyPlease send your CV to

Family Law Vacancy, Quality Solicitors Lawson & Thompson

Date AddedThu 7 Feb, 2019
TypeFull Time
LocationBlyth, Bedlington, Ashington
SalaryAccording to experience & hours to be worked
DescriptionDue to increasing case loads we are looking to recruit a family lawyer. Would suit someone experienced with own following or recently qualified solicitor with a real ambition to build up practice under appropriate supervision. Performance related pay and potential partnership prospects for the right candidate.

An additional opening for a trainee solicitor. Might suit paralegal with experience of family law.

Progressive firm with mix of legal aid and private client work.
How To ApplyApply in confidence to Tim Barker

Conveyancing Solicitor, Marshall Hall Levy

Date AddedFri 4 Jan, 2019
TypeFull Time
LocationSouth Shields
DescriptionConveyancing Solicitor required with experience of residential and commercial property work re mortgages, transfer of equity, lease extensions etc. The ideal candidate should have at least 3 -5 years P.Q.E and be self supporting and be a pro active fee earner.
This is a full time post although a part time candidate would be considered.
How To ApplyPlease forward your CV to

Commercial Property Solicitor, Adam Douglas Legal LLP

Date AddedFri 14 Dec, 2018
TypeFull Time
LocationAlnwick, Northumberland
Description3-5 years PQE Commercial Property Solicitor required to join our growing property department in Alnwick, Northumberland. The ideal candidate will be a commercial property specialist and we would welcome applicants who have experience in other areas including residential property and Agricultural law.
How To ApplyPlease send your CV and covering letter to Sarah Sinclair by email

Banking Solicitor, Sintons LLP

Date AddedThu 13 Dec, 2018
TypeFull Time
LocationNewcastle upon Tyne
SalaryCommensurate with experience
DescriptionWe have a vacancy for a full time Banking Solicitor (0 – 4 years PQE approx) to work within our banking team.
Suitable applicants will be high calibre candidates who have excellent academics as well as banking and finance experience from a leading practice. This is a new role for this growing team who are advisers to a range of lenders and borrowers. The successful candidate would work closely with the partners in the banking team and would be involved in marketing and business development. You will also work in a friendly and open environment where teamwork is essential.
Key aspects of this role include:
• Providing advice and guidance to clients by email, telephone or in face to face meetings.
• Drafting a wide range of documentation in relation to the department’s work.
• Adhering to any agreed client service standards and deadlines.
• Contributing to business development initiatives.
If you are already qualified, you will currently specialise in Banking or a specialist Finance role and have some experience in banking law to include acquisition finance for MBO/MBIs, acting for lenders and borrowers, corporate banking, asset finance, security and priority issues and syndicated financing structures.
Newly-qualified lawyers must have undertaken a seat in either Banking law or in a Finance-related area of law and have a genuine desire to specialise in Banking.
Good communication and IT skills are essential as is managing expectations across a wide range of competing needs. Attention to detail, a good work ethic and a willingness to cover a variety of tasks and work outside core hours on occasion will be necessary. Candidates must be professional, with an excellent telephone manner and be confident in dealing with clients, as well as interacting with other members of the department.
The firm offers a salary package commensurate with experience together with clear career progression.
How To ApplyPlease send your CV with a covering letter including why you are interested in applying for this role to Anna MacKenzie ( or visit
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