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Vacancies

Our people are our business, we value our staff, we provide training and development opportunities, offer a safe working environment, modern Information Technology and career paths, with regular social events working for Vanderpump & Sykes is a happy and positive experience.

We currently have vacancies for a Commercial Property Paralegal, a Legal Support Assistant with experience in Family,  Matrimonial and Litigation and an Office Administrative Assistant. 

Commercial Property Paralegal

A vacancy has arisen for a paralegal to join our successful Commercial department. The role will also involve assisting our CQS accredited Residential Property team.

The position is a full time, permanent role, suited to an ambitious person who is keen to be involved in the growth of the firm.

As a Commercial and Residential Property paralegal you will work with and directly support three solicitors. You will assist them with opening files, compliance, anti-money laundering checks, title documents, searches, drafting documents, managing completions and post-completion work. There will also be opportunities to assist in corporate and other commercial matters. The position would ideally suit someone with at least 1+ years’ experience in a similar role.

As your confidence develops, this career opportunity can grow and develop in terms of responsibility that you will be offered. 

Skills required for this role:

•    Excel in your attention to detail and time management.
•    You will show great initiative and be proactive with your work on the commercial property and residential property files.
•    Be proficient in MS Word and Excel.
•    Ideally you will have commercial property experience, however, if your knowledge and background is in residential conveyancing and you are passionate to progress into commercial property with the confidence and aptitude to manage commercial clients then you would be of great interest.
•    Ability to work under pressure in a busy legal office and to manage your own workload.
This is an excellent opportunity to work closely with three commercial and property solicitors and really learn, develop, and grow from their expertise.

You should be able to work independently, as well as part of a dynamic and forward thinking team. Energy and enthusiasm will be rewarded by high quality training and support.

Please apply with your CV and current salary details to the Practice Manager, Vanderpump & Sykes LLP, Lough Point, 2 Gladbeck Way, Enfield, EN2 7JA or by e-mail to rickhowlett@vanderpumps.co.uk.
No Agencies

Legal Support Assistant with experience in Family, Matrimonial and Litigation.

We are seeking a Legal Support Assistant to assist in our busy departments.

You will be part of a small team working across a wide range of family and litigation law work on a mixed caseload, the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines is essential.:-

•    Case preparation
•    Admin duties including photocopying and post
•    Preparing bundles
•    Research
•    Assisting with billing
•    Attending court

You will need excellent client care skills, the ability to manage your  workload and work to deadlines and be able to follow guidelines with regards to Solicitors Accounts Rules. You must also have good drafting and writing skills, excellent technical abilities and strong IT skills.

Please apply with your CV and current salary details to the Practice Manager, Vanderpump & Sykes LLP, Lough Point, 2 Gladbeck Way, Enfield, EN2 7JA or by e-mail to rickhowlett@vanderpumps.co.uk.
 

No Agencies

Office Administrative Assistant.  

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic person to work full time in our Enfield office, you will be expected to work from 8.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

•    Ordering and maintaining our stationery supplies.
•    Distribute incoming post.
•    Photocopying and scanning legal documents.
•    Cover for our reception including greeting clients.
•    Maintain our Wills and Deeds register. 

You must have good basic IT skills and be confident taking telephone calls.

Full training will be provided.

This is a good opportunity to gain an understanding of the legal profession and develop your skills.

Please apply with your CV and current salary details to the Practice Manager, Vanderpump & Sykes LLP, Lough Point, 2 Gladbeck Way, Enfield, EN2 7JA or by e-mail to rickhowlett@vanderpumps.co.uk.
No Agencies

Training Contracts
Occasionally, we are able to offer legal training contracts with our legal departments. When a vacancy arises we will advertise at the University of Law and in the Law Society Gazette inviting applicants to send their CV for consideration.

Work experience
There are currently no opportunities for work experience or shadowing.

Notice to recruitment agencies: 
We are unable to accept speculative introductions and CVs from recruitment agencies. We will not be bound by any terms and conditions in relation to attempted introductions.

Equal Opportunities
Vanderpump & Sykes are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and to avoiding unlawful discrimination with employees and clients.

In endeavouring to become an equal opportunities employer, we will ensure that no job applicant or employee shall receive less favourable treatment because of their gender, marital or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, colour, race, ethnic origin, religion, disability or age.

Diversity
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