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 Maidstone 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.  

Trainee Legal Executive – Tax and Estate Planning

We are looking for a Trainee Legal Executive to work as a member of the Tax and Estate Planning team based in our Maidstone office. This is a full-time role and a fantastic opportunity for someone to be part of a progressive team with a good reputation and collegiate, supportive, and approachable culture.

 

You will assist qualified lawyers with their case load as well as building your own. Applicants must be able to demonstrate some tax and estate planning experience either through working in a legal practice or through subjects studied in their Law Degree. Alternatively, we welcome applicants who have started the CILEx course.

 

In return the practice will reward the ideal candidate with an excellent salary and benefits package, including CILEx funding.

Legal Secretaries – Residential Property

Our highly experienced conveyancing department is looking for two property secretaries to join its teams in Tenterden and Canterbury.

To be considered for the role you need to have a sound, up-to-date understanding of the residential conveyancing process. Additionally, you would have worked within the legal environment and have successfully supported fee earners with transactional matters on the sale and purchase of residential properties, as part of your daily work.

Solicitor / Licensed Conveyancer / Legal Executive – Residential Property

We are currently seeking a Residential Property fee earner. The ideal candidate 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.

 

The role is full time Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm and based at our office in Maidstone. Home working is available, for some of the week after a qualifying period to balance work/life.

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