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Job Listing

Title Trainee Lawyer – Housing Law
Salary Dependent on Experience
Location Southampton
Job Information

Expanding South Coast practice is recruiting a Trainee Lawyer for its busy Housing Law department in Southampton. 

Previous experience of Housing Law is preferable as is experience of publicly funded work. 

This role provides the opportunity to undertake good quality work within a supportive and forward thinking team environment. 

Applications by CV submission to: HelenFanning@swaincohavant.uk.com

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Title Legal Practice Manager – Managerial Level
Salary Dependent on Experience
Location Havant – Hampshire
Job Information

A rare and fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Practice Manager to join a national legal practice with the position being based in the Havant area.  This is a replacement position and therefore the candidate must have relevant experience and from a legal background.  The candidate will be joining the firm as an integral part of the senior Management team and will play a leading role in the future development of the firm, helping to develop smoother operating processes and generally ensuring the efficiency of the of the firm's operation. You will be fully involved in the general running of the practice, with marketing, Lexcel and HR matters and you should also be familiar with the financial side of the business.

Essential skills:-

  • Maintaining compliance within the Lexcel framework, facilitating Lexcel audits and providing guidance on the Lexcel standard
  • Generalist HR experience, ideally CIPD Level 5 or above (applicants with a Level 3 qualification will also be considered or alternatively considerable years of generalist HR experience)
  • Strong IT skills and facilitation of third party IT suppliers
  • Health & Safety management
  • Premises management to include insurance renewals
  • SRA compliance, Deputy COLP & other regulatory compliance
  • Marketing
  • Relevant financial experience such as compliance with SARS

Desirable skills:-

  • Legal Aid Agency contract compliance, facilitating Legal Aid Agency audits and experience of assisting with the Legal Aid Agency tendering process

Applications by CV submission to:  HelenFanning@swaincohavant.uk.com

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Title Childcare Lawyer
Salary Dependent on Experience
Location Havant
Job Information

Expanding South Coast practice seeks motivated and dynamic Childcare Lawyer to join our team in Havant

Proven track record of client retention and fee earning is essential.

3 years + PQE in Childcare Law desirable as well as Children Panel Member Accreditation or eligibility to join the scheme.

Legal Aid Agency Category Supervisor status in Family Law would be advantageous.

This role provides the opportunity to undertake good quality work within a supportive and forward thinking team environment.

Applications by CV submission to:  HelenFanning@swaincohavant.uk.com

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Title Housing Lawyer
Salary Dependent on Experience
Location Southampton
Job Information

Expanding South Coast practice seeks motivated and dynamic housing lawyer to join our team in Southampton.

Proven track record of client retention and fee earning is essential.

1-2 years + PQE in publicly funded Housing Law matters is essential for this role.

Legal Aid Agency Category Supervisor status in Housing Law would be advantageous.

This role provides the opportunity to undertake good quality work within a supportive and forward thinking team environment.

Applications by CV submission to:  HelenFanning@swaincohavant.uk.com

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Title Court of Protection/Community Care Lawyer
Salary Dependent on Experience
Location Southampton or Havant
Job Information

Expanding South Coast practice seeks motivated and dynamic Court of Protection/Community Care Lawyer to join our team in Southampton or Havant.

All levels of PQE considered.

Proven track record of client retention and fee earning is essential.

Current LAA Supervisor Status in Community Care Law an advantage but not essential.

This role provides the opportunity to undertake good quality work with the opportunity to grow and market a small but busy department.

Salary dependent on experience.

Applications by CV submission to:  HelenFanning@swaincohavant.uk.com

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