Current Vacancies

If you wish to be considered for these roles or if you wish to apply speculatively, please submit your current CV with a covering letter to Joanne Forbes, Whitehead Monckton, 5 Eclipse Park, Sittingbourne Road, Maidstone, Kent ME14 3EN or joanneforbes@whitehead-monckton.co.uk.

Solicitor / Legal Executive – Tax and Estate Planning

This is a great opportunity for a mid-level Solicitor or Legal Executive to join our Private Client Team, based in our Canterbury Office. The team boasts strong client relationships due to their high-quality service and expertise.

 

You will need to be an excellent communicator, providing practical solutions and clear comprehensive advice. Experience of working on a diverse range of matters such as estate administration, trusts, preparation of wills alongside tax and estate planning advice for individuals, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection Deputyships. Ideally, you will already be a member of STEP or prepared to study for the qualification.

 

In addition to the usual benefits, we can offer a friendly and supportive environment with an open-door policy and a team orientated approach with great opportunities to progress.

 

If you are looking for your next career move, we would love to hear from you.

Lawyer – Commercial Property

Based in our growing Canterbury office we are looking for a qualified solicitor or legal executive to work within our established and successful property team. You will primarily be dealing with a mixed caseload of a) commercial landlord and tenant; b) property development for landowners and developers; and c) real estate finance.

 

You will need to have previous experience of commercial property transactions and have strong commercial acumen, excellent communication and client care skills are a must.

 

In return for an excellent salary and the usual benefits, we can offer you the opportunity to work in a in a sociable, inclusive and fun environment where your contribution to the team’s success is both recognised and rewarded. You will receive support, training and guidance to enable you to do your job to the best of your ability and achieve your individual career goals.  

Legal Secretary – Tax and Estate Planning

We are looking for an experienced Private Client secretary to join our team in Canterbury.

 

Our team deal with a diverse range of matters such as estate administration, trusts, preparation of wills alongside tax and estate planning advice for individuals. To be considered for this role you will have previously worked within a legal environment and in particular tax and estate planning.

 

This is an extremely busy office so the ability to successfully support fee earners in their daily work is essential. Whoever joins the team will be excellent at prioritising and organising work, be adaptable to meet the needs of the team and work within strict timeframes to ensure an outstanding service is delivered to the client.

 

The team use a case management system as part of their daily work, so it is vital that everyone has great IT skills. Previous case management experience is desirable but not essential as we provide comprehensive training to everyone who joins the practice.

 

In return we would be happy to reward the successful candidate with an excellent salary and benefits package, along with good training and the opportunity to work as part of a successful team.

Solicitor / Licensed Conveyancer / Legal Executive – Residential Property

We are currently seeking two Residential Property fee earners. The ideal candidates will have at least 3 years’ experience and be able to deal with a mixed caseload including sales, purchases, re-mortgages, and new builds including high value transactions.

 

You will be responsible for a busy workload, but you will be supported by a strong admin team and senior colleagues also.

 

One role is full time Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm and based at our office in Canterbury; the other part time and based in our Tenterden office. Home working is available, to both roles, for some of the week after a qualifying period to balance work/life.

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