Lawyers

Child Care Solicitor- Rickmansworth

We are looking for an experienced Children’s Solicitor to work in our Rickmansworth office, to expand our growing team. The successful candidate should have 5 years PQE of running a family caseload, mainly focused on care and should be a member of the Children Panel. We are looking for someone with a following who undertakes work for Guardians and parents. The candidate must have an interest in and experience of conducting advocacy.

If you think you might be the right person for us please apply by forwarding your CV, along with a covering letter and quoting reference FAM4, to: Clare O’Connor Ashworth at coa@blasermills.co.uk

Please note : NO AGENCIES

Development Property Lawyer (Real Estate) – Amersham

NB: This job description is not to be regarded as exhaustive. There may be other duties and requirements associated with the position and , in addition, as a term of employment, staff may be required to undertake other duties as may reasonably be required of them. They may also, from time to time, be required to use their cars on firm’s business.

Main purposes of role (not exhaustive)
Senior lawyer in the Development arm of the Real Estate team. Undertake and supervise fee earning work and supervise/deputise in your area of practice

  • Experienced development property lawyer – preferably with contacts, but it is not a pre-requisite. Strong knowledge of site acquisition, finance and disposal.
  •  Experience in handling fast paced and highly demanding clients
  • Technical knowledge of development work including planning aspects
  • Ability to work closely with the Partner in Charge of the team, handle both their own case load, and have exposure to Partner’s cases from time to time
  • In their personal fee earning work billings in accordance with set targets, other than where exceptional circumstances apply.
  • Perform fee earning work accurately, reliably and in accordance with the firm’s quality and risk management procedures.
  • Ensure proper control of work in progress, billing and cash collection.
  • Provide leadership and supervision to staff that they oversee or supervise, whether on an office or departmental basis.
  • Be effective in developing new work from existing clients and seek new clients for themselves and others. Will develop and support marketing initiatives.
  • Maintain and nurture an appropriate network of contacts and referrers and endeavour to promote the firm in their professional and personal lives.
  • Gain or maintain IT skills appropriate to modern legal practice, such as ability to send, forward and respond to e-mails with or without attachments, conduct research on internet and ensure proper filing of all data.
  • Understand the main uses and applications of the office telephone system – e.g. be able to re-route calls, set up conference calls, etc.

If you think you might be the right person for us please apply by forwarding your CV, along with a covering letter to: Clare O’Connor Ashworth at hr@blasermills.co.uk


Other

Residential Property Paralegal – Amersham

Post Holder: The post holder will have experience in residential property conveyancing and new builds purchases. A Law Degree is not essential.

Salary: Negotiable according to experience and qualification.

Location: Amersham

Hours:  Full time Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

Responsible to:  Shabina Hussain, Partner

Summary

Blaser Mills LLP is a well-established law firm recognised throughout the Chilterns, Home Counties and Thames Valley as a leading provider of high quality legal services. We work with a broad range of both corporate and private clients across our four offices.

We are looking to recruit a Paralegal within our expanding Residential Property department – Retirement Homes Team.

  • You will be able to work in a fast paced residential property team; be able to work to tight deadlines
  • You must be well versed in the intricacies of a transaction and be confident to take matters forward using initiative
  • Excellent client-handling skills are a pre-requisite
  • You will be expected to have high levels of communication skills both written and verbal
  • Handling a large volume of varied pieces of work with attention to detail essential

Please email your CV and covering letter to HR@blasermills.co.uk

Post Completion Assistant – High Wycombe

(Travel to Amersham office will be required weekly)

NB. This Job Description is not to be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive. There may be other duties and requirements associated with the position which you may reasonably be required to undertake.

Accountability

You will report to Partner,  Alexandra Kirk.

Duties

To act as a Post Completion Assistant based at the High Wycombe office and to carry out any of the following duties as may be directed.

1. Carrying out registrations for the busy team which include complex applications e.g. first registrations, lease extensions, removal of notices alongside straightforward transfers.
2. Checking ledger balances promptly and working with the team to correct mistakes.
3. Dealing with transfer formalities with management companies/managing agents/landlords.
4. Managing own work load and prioritising.
5. Being proactive as to other issues to be resolved and regular reporting to residential property partner.

Experience of residential property is essential.

There may be possibilities for development within Blaser Mills in the future dependent on suitability and criteria.

If you think you might be the right person for us please apply by forwarding your CV, along with a covering letter to: Clare O’Connor Ashworth at hr@blasermills.co.uk

IT Assistant

Location: We have 3 main offices in High Wycombe, Amersham and London, with a satellite office in Silverstone.

The role will be mainly based at our head office, High Wycombe office but will require travel to our other offices or sites. It is thought that the new role will be based at Amersham for part of the week (potentially two days) and therefore a driving licence and own car are essential for the role.

Hours: 8.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday with a rota including 9.30am to 5.30pm for part of the month.

Additional hours commensurate with deadlines, responsibilities and demands of the role will be expected as appropriate.

Responsible to: Head of Practice Management Unit / Director of IT

Start Date: January

Summary:

The firm is seeking to recruit an IT Assistant to assist across the firm.

This is an exciting newly developed role to complement our existing team. The primary focus will be to assist with systems and the busy IT service desk for our 135 users.

  • The ideal candidate will have a confident manner, good communication skills and some experience in an IT Support environment. Ability to troubleshoot common hardware/software issues is essential.
  • Ability to ask appropriate questions to obtain relevant information to diagnose problems and discern what level of support is needed when a problem is presented.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and adapt to changing schedules.
  • Ability to follow instructions and to work autonomously – but also able to recognise when there is a need to ask for help.
  • Rapid response and resilience – able to maintain composure and a sense of humour in the face of a heavy workload and constant interruptions.
  • Induction and training of all new employees.
  • Assistance with new system implementation and office moves
  • Eye for continuous technological improvement.
  • Excellent awareness of cyber essentials accreditation

Knowledge Management

  • Assist in developing and maintaining resources on the firm’s intranet.
  • Training documents

Wider Projects

  • Contributing to the wider business effort, which will include participating in specific firm wide technological change initiatives and projects as required.

Any other tasks that may be reasonably be required. Specific duties or responsibilities may be reviewed from time to time to reflect changes in personnel and management structure, staff location and services.

Skills and Experience

Essential: 

  • Highly Proficient in Windows 10,Microsoft server versions, MS Office versions, Active Directory and Networking
  • Experience of a 1st line role and able to set up workstations and take lots of calls dealing with 1st line enquiries around printer problems, unable to log in, etc.
  • Experience of setting up users
  • Experience of troubleshooting printers, scanners, PC’s, mobile phones and tablets
  • Driven to self motivate and keep up to date with developments in the field.
  • Creates a positive impact with colleagues, peers, partners and clients and is able to demonstrate diplomacy, listening and influencing skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Team player who works collaboratively and who is proactive with a ‘can do attitude’.
  • Demonstrates consistent excellent service delivery to internal clients.
  • Full Driving Licence

Desired: 

  • Microsoft SQL server
  • Microsoft Azure or a similar cloud environment
  • Office 365
  • Cisco
  • Powershell
  • WordPress

If you think you might be the right person for us please apply by forwarding your CV, along with a covering letter to: Clare O’Connor Ashworth at hr@blasermills.co.uk

Blaser Mills Law is an equal opportunities employer