Associate Solicitor / Legal Executive

Insolvency

Location/Division: 5/ Southampton

The Role

Coffin Mew are currently seeking an experienced, ambitious and motivated Solicitor (or Chartered Legal Executive) to join our award winning* Restructuring & Insolvency team in Southampton. This individual will have exceptional client service high on their agenda, as well as the drive to exceed expectations.

This role will see the successful candidate managing their own caseload of matters with little to no supervision, providing support to the Partners in the team when required.

The team is based across our Southampton, Brighton and London offices, and work with a wide range of clients from the sector, including insolvency practitioners, owner managed business and creditors. They are also able to assist private individuals who are facing financial difficulties, or who are dealing with an insolvency process.

The successful candidate will;

  • Have at least 3 years’ worth of experience managing their own caseload of mixed insolvency matters;
  • Naturally take a collaborative and proactive approach to their work;
  • Be comfortable working as part of a wider, multi-disciplinary team;
  • Be resilient and able to thrive in a fast-paced work environment and;
  • Be ambitious, confident and motivated to exceed expectations.

*The team saw success at the 2018 Credit Strategy TRI Awards, winning the award for Insolvency Law Firm of the Year (up to 3 insolvency partners), and have recently been shortlisted for the 2019 award.

You can find out more about the Restructuring & Insolvency team here.

 

The Opportunity

This is an ideal opportunity for someone who is looking to join a leading law firm in the South that values an entrepreneurial attitude, and provides a transparent approach to professional development and career progression.

In addition to a competitive salary and discretionary individual performance-related bonus, our employee value proposition offers a highly competitive and comprehensive benefits package that places emphasis on work/life balance, personal health & wellbeing and financial health & security in return for your commitment and excellent results.

As a firm we put the needs of our clients at the forefront of all we do, working collaboratively and across teams to ensure we deliver great results, and all our new hires are passionate about sharing in this ethos.

If you would like to know more about what Coffin Mew has to offer, please feel free to get in touch with Brandon Du’chesne, Recruitment Manager, for an informal, confidential and non-committal conversation.

 

Recruitment Agencies: Please read the “Note to Recruitment Agencies” which can be found on the “Join our Team” section of our website. 

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Paralegal

Commercial Property

Location/Division: Lakeside/Southampton

The Roles

We are currently seeking proactive and highly ambitious Paralegals to join our leading Commercial Property team in either our Plot Sales team in our Portsmouth office or our Pension Investment team in our Southampton office. The individuals will have a natural flair for client service, efficiency and organisation, as well as the drive to exceed expectations. 

The primary focus of these roles are to provide direct paralegal and administrative support to the fee-earners in the relevant sections of the Commercial Property team, enabling them to work at optimum efficiency. 

The successful candidate will assist with a variety of tasks including, but not limited to:

  • Assisting fee earners with either Plot Sales or Pension Investment transactions and related administrative tasks;
  • Achieving agreed levels of billing and time recording and;
  • Corresponding with clients, both on the phone and via email. 

These positions would suit a law graduate seeking their “first-step” opportunity, or an existing legal support professional who might be looking to broaden the scope of their skills and responsibilities.

The ideal candidates will; 

  • Be team players and naturally take a collaborative and proactive approach to their work;
  • Be comfortable working as part of a wider, multi-disciplinary team;
  • Have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Be resilient and able to thrive in a fast-paced work environment;
  • Be ambitious, confident and highly motivated;
  • Have the ability to prioritize effectively and;
  • Have excellent client service skills. 

You can learn more about our Commercial Property team here

 

The Opportunities

These are ideal opportunities for someone who is looking to join a leading law firm in the South that values an entrepreneurial attitude, and provides a transparent approach to professional development and career progression.

In addition to a competitive salary and discretionary individual performance-related bonus, our employee value proposition offers a highly competitive and comprehensive benefits package that places emphasis on work/life balance, personal health & wellbeing and financial health & security in return for your commitment and excellent results.

As a firm we put the needs of our clients at the forefront of all we do, working collaboratively and across teams to ensure we deliver great results, and all our new hires are passionate about sharing in this ethos.

If you would like to know more about what Coffin Mew has to offer, please feel free to get in touch with Brandon Du’chesne, Recruitment Manager, for an informal, confidential and non-committal conversation.

 

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Property Litigation Solicitor / Legal Executive

Dispute Resolution

Location/Division: Portsmouth/Southampton/Newbury

The Role

Coffin Mew are currently seeking an experienced and ambitious Solicitor (or Chartered Legal Executive) to join our Property Litigation team based in one of our South-Coast offices. This individual will have exceptional client service high on their agenda, as well as the tact and versatility to work with a wide range of clients as part of a busy team.

This role will see the successful candidate managing their own caseload of matters with little to no supervision, providing support to the Partner and wider team when required.

The Property Litigation team is based across our Brighton, Lakeside (Portsmouth) and Southampton offices, and deal with a wide spectrum of Commercial and Residential Property disputes, including; landlord & tenant disputes, service charge disputes, boundary & neighbour disputes and dilapidations & disrepair.

The successful candidate will;

  • Have at least 2y ears’ worth of experience managing their own caseload of mixed property disputes, with an emphasis on commercial property;
  • Naturally take a collaborative and proactive approach to their work;
  • Be comfortable working as part of a wider, multi-disciplinary team;
  • Have the tact required to work with a wide range of clients;
  • Be resilient and able to thrive in fast-paced work environment and;
  • Be ambitious, confident and motivated to exceed expectations.

You can find out more about the Property Litigation team here.

 

The Opportunity

This is an ideal opportunity for someone who is looking to join a leading law firm in the South that values an entrepreneurial attitude, and provides a transparent approach to professional development and career progression.

In addition to a competitive salary and discretionary individual performance-related bonus, our employee value proposition offers a highly competitive and comprehensive benefits package that places emphasis on work/life balance, personal health & wellbeing and financial health & security in return for your commitment and excellent results.

As a firm we put the needs of our clients at the forefront of all we do, working collaboratively and across teams to ensure we deliver great results, and all our new hires are passionate about sharing in this ethos.

If you would like to know more about what Coffin Mew has to offer, please feel free to get in touch with Brandon Du’chesne, Recruitment Manager, for an informal, confidential and non-committal conversation.

 

Recruitment Agencies: Please read the “Note to Recruitment Agencies” which can be found on the “Join our Team” section of our website. 

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Solicitor / Conveyancing Executive

New Homes

Location/Division: 2/ Lakeside

The Role

We are seeking a talented, proactive and flexible New Homes/Residential Property Solicitor, Legal Executive or Conveyancer, who has exceptional client service high on their agenda, as well as the drive to exceed expectations, to join our award winning* New Homes Team in our Lakeside office.

The New Homes Team is on the preferred buyers solicitors panel of the majority of the top house builders in the country, something which is owed to their professionalism, responsiveness and efficiency. The Team have the knowledge and expertise to deal with a wide spectrum of clients; from those purchasing their very first property, through to experienced property investors.

The successful candidate must have experience of being responsible for their own caseload of conveyancing transactions (ideally with emphasis on new home purchases, part-exchange and Help to Buy matters), as well as the tact and versatility to meet the needs of numerous clients, and the demands of a variety of developers.

*Our Residential Property & New Homes teams have recently won the Southern Regional Gold Award and the Best in County for Hampshire Award at the ESTAS Conveyancing Awards 2019. This is the UK property industry's largest independent award scheme and is entirely based on customer feedback. 

You can learn more about the New Homes Team here.

 

The Opportunity

This is an ideal opportunity for someone who is looking to join a leading law firm in the South that values an entrepreneurial attitude, and provides a transparent approach to professional development and career progression. 

In addition to a competitive salary and discretionary individual performance-related bonus, our employee value proposition offers a highly competitive and comprehensive benefits package that places emphasis on work/life balance, personal health & wellbeing and financial health & security in return for your commitment and excellent results. 

As a firm we put the needs of our clients at the forefront of all we do, working collaboratively and across teams to ensure we deliver great results, and all our new hires and passionate about sharing in this ethos. 

If you would like to know more about what Coffin Mew has to offer, please feel free to get in touch with Brandon Duchesne, Recruitment Manager, for an informal, confidential and non-committal conversation.

 

Recruitment Agencies: Please read the “Note to Recruitment Agencies” which can be found on the “Join our Team” section of our website. 

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Solicitor / Conveyancing Executive

Residential Property

Location/Division: 2/ Lakeside

The Roles

We are currently seeking a talented, proactive and confident Residential Property Solicitor, Legal Executive or Conveyancer, who has exceptional client service high on their agenda, as well as the drive to exceed expectations, to join the award winning* team in our Lakeside office. 

This role will see the successful candidate managing their own mixed caseload of files, from instructions through to post-completion, with minimal supervision, and providing support to the senior members of the team when required. 

The Residential Property Team has knowledge and expertise in many areas, including; 

  • Buying freehold or leasehold properties;
  • Selling freehold or leasehold properties;
  • Buying from developers;
  • Re-mortgages;
  • Transfers of ownership;
  • Lease extensions; and
  • Buying auction properties.

 

*Our Residential Property team has recently won the Southern Regional Gold Award and the Best in County for Hampshire Award at the ESTAS Conveyancing Awards 2019. This is the UK property industry's largest independent award scheme and is entirely based on customer feedback. 

You can learn more about our Residential Property team here.

 

The Opportunity

This is an ideal opportunity for someone who is looking to join a leading law firm in the South that values an entrepreneurial attitude, and provides a transparent approach to professional development and career progression. 

In addition to a competitive salary and discretionary individual performance-related bonus, our employee value proposition offers a highly competitive and comprehensive benefits package that places emphasis on work/life balance, personal health & wellbeing and financial health & security in return for your commitment and excellent results. 

As a firm we put the needs of our clients at the forefront of all we do, working collaboratively and across teams to ensure we deliver great results, and all our new hires and passionate about sharing in this ethos. 

If you would like to know more about what Coffin Mew has to offer, please feel free to get in touch with Brandon Duchesne, Recruitment Manager, for an informal, confidential and non-committal conversation.

 

Recruitment Agencies: Please read the "Note to Recruitment Agencies" which can be found on the "Join our Team" section of our website. 

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Solicitor / Conveyancing Executive

New Homes

Location/Division: 2/ Lakeside

The Role

We are seeking a talented, proactive and flexible New Homes/Residential Property Solicitor, Legal Executive or Conveyancer, who has exceptional client service high on their agenda, as well as the drive to exceed expectations, to join our award winning* New Homes Team in our Lakeside office.

The New Homes Team is on the preferred buyers solicitors panel of the majority of the top house builders in the country, something which is owed to their professionalism, responsiveness and efficiency. The Team have the knowledge and expertise to deal with a wide spectrum of clients; from those purchasing their very first property, through to experienced property investors.

This permanent role will see the successful candidate operating across the whole department, acting as a flexible fee-earning resource during busy periods, or when there are any absences in the team. The successful candidate must therefore have experience of being responsible for a substantial caseload of conveyancing transactions (ideally with emphasis on new home purchases and part-exchange matters), as well as the tact and versatility to meet the needs of numerous clients, and the demands of a variety of developers.

 

*Our Residential Property & New Homes teams have recently won the Southern Regional Gold Award and the Best in County for Hampshire Award at the ESTAS Conveyancing Awards 2019. This is the UK property industry's largest independent award scheme and is entirely based on customer feedback. 

You can learn more about the New Homes Team here.

 

The Opportunity

This is an ideal opportunity for someone who is looking to join a leading law firm in the South that values an entrepreneurial attitude, and provides a transparent approach to professional development and career progression. 

In addition to a competitive salary and discretionary individual performance-related bonus, our employee value proposition offers a highly competitive and comprehensive benefits package that places emphasis on work/life balance, personal health & wellbeing and financial health & security in return for your commitment and excellent results. 

As a firm we put the needs of our clients at the forefront of all we do, working collaboratively and across teams to ensure we deliver great results, and all our new hires and passionate about sharing in this ethos. 

If you would like to know more about what Coffin Mew has to offer, please feel free to get in touch with Brandon Duchesne, Recruitment Manager, for an informal, confidential and non-committal conversation.

 

Recruitment Agencies: Please read the “Note to Recruitment Agencies” which can be found on the “Join our Team” section of our website. 

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