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.

Trainee Legal Cashier

We are looking for a full-time trainee legal cashier to join our busy accounts team. This role is located at our Maidstone office and is a great development opportunity, where you will be fully trained to become a Legal Cashier.

 

Although previous experience in accounts administration is not essential, candidates must be able to demonstrate a keen interest in accounts work. You must have a great eye for detail, the ability to recognise problems and achieve solutions, be well organised, have an aptitude for numbers and excellent mathematical skills.

 

Working as part of a small team the successful candidate will provide daily accounting services to all areas of the firm.

 

In return we will reward the ideal candidate with a competitive salary along with an excellent benefits package and a great opportunity to start your career in a professional services environment.

Solicitor / Legal Executive (3-5 PQE) – Tax and Estate Planning

This is a great opportunity for a mid-level Solicitor or Legal Executive to join our Private Client Team. 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.

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.

Receptionist/Administration Assistant

We are looking for an experienced receptionist to join our team in Canterbury. 

 

Ideally, we are looking for someone with previous front of house experience in a professional services environment or perhaps in the hospitality industry.  Candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to deliver excellent client care, to manage the front of house function effectively and to apply flexibility within their daily work to ensure delivery of service. This is a full-time permanent role working Monday to Friday on rota shifts of either 8.30am-16.30pm or 9.30am-17.30pm.

 

In return the practice will be happy to reward the ideal candidate with a competitive salary along with an excellent benefits package.

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