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Vacancy – Private Client Legal Secretary – Position Filled
We are looking to recruit a Legal Secretary to work at our Sunderland office, primarily in the private client department. Part time position but would consider full time/flexible working requests. The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:
- diary management
- audio typing and drafting legal documents
- providing updates and taking messages from clients
As a Lexcel accredited firm we require someone with good attention to detail who can work to a high standard. Also, a team player who can help out within other departments as and when required.
Immediate start available. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or contact us for more information. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.
CONGRATULATIONS to Martin who became a Director at Peter Dunn & Co Ltd in January 2022.
The Family Lawyers at Peter Dunn & Co are members of Resolution, a group of solicitors who promote a constructive approach to family issues, and which considers the needs of the whole family. As part of the #GoodDivorceWeek @ResFamilyLaw wants parents to know there is a better way to ensure children’s interests come first during family separation. As part of the Resolution group, we support this and encourage parents to watch the video –https://youtu.be/0-VVnRJnA8c
CONGRATULATIONS to Martin who is now a Member of the Law Society’s Children Panel of Expert Solicitors
A short Introduction to our Family Law Team!
As we have taken on a new Associate Solicitor within the Family Team, we thought this would be a great idea to show case all the members so that you can easily be aware of who you may need to speak to!
Susan McCabe is a Director of Peter Dunn Solicitors and is Head of our Family Law Department.
Susan is a Member of the Law Society’s prestigious Family Law Panel (Advanced) with her specialist subjects being finance after divorce and private children law. She is also a member of the Law Society’s Children Panel of Expert Solicitors and represents family members and children themselves in private and public law proceedings.
Susan supervises her team of Associate Solicitors in all their matters, having a depth of knowledge of all areas of family law.
Link to her bio is https://www.peterdunn.co.uk/meet-the-team-2/susan-mccabe/
Martin is our Associate Solicitor who specialises in representing parents and other family members within Public Law matters, where the Local Authority are involved and may have concerns in respect of children.
Martin has been with the firm since April 2019 and is on hand to give advice and represent parents and other family members in Care Proceedings and pre proceedings such as the PLO process.
Link to his bio is https://www.peterdunn.co.uk/meet-the-team-2/martin-croft/
Laura is our newest Family Law team member.
Having joined the firm this month, Laura will be on hand to deal with any of your private law issues. This includes Divorce, Financial matters, Separating couples, issues between joint owners, issues between parents, grandparents or family members about children, surrogacy issues, and any cohabitation or pre/post nuptial agreements.
Link to her bio is https://www.peterdunn.co.uk/meet-the-team-2/laura-robinson/
Vacancy – Conveyancing Secretary – Position Filled
We are looking to recruit an experienced conveyancing secretary to work at our Sunderland office, on a part time basis initially but with the possibility to increase to full time hours, if required.
You will be joining a busy conveyancing department and the main duties and responsibilities will include:
- drafting Contracts, Transfers and SDLT Returns and submitting registrations via HMLR Portal
- audio typing, filing, photocopying and other administrative duties which may be required from time to time
You must be able to work to the high standards and requirements of Lexcel and CQS.
We are seeking someone who has previously worked as a conveyancing secretary and is able to work with minimal support. You must be a team player with good interpersonal and communication skills as well as good IT and word processing skills. Knowledge of the Money Laundering Regulations would be beneficial.
Salary and hours to be discussed.
To apply please email your CV to email@example.com or contact us for more information. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.
WILL AID – we are pleased to announce that we are helping raise funds for charity after signing up to Will Aid once again. We have signed up to the scheme which runs throughout November 2020. We raised £3,665 for the nine charities involved last time we participated in the scheme. We are very excited to be involved in the Will Aid campaign again this year. It gives us an excellent opportunity to reach people in our community who do not have a Will and help them to protect their loved ones for the future. It also means we can raise funds for nine incredible charities.
Vacancy – Solicitor – Position Filled
We are looking to recruit a solicitor with a minimum of 3+ PQE with experience and capability in dealing with residential and commercial conveyancing, including new builds, commercial leases and the sale and purchase of business property / assets.
The ideal candidate would also be competent in licensing matters and have the ability to undertake work in the Private Client forum, including drafting Wills, LPAs and dealing with the administration of Estates, although this is not essential.
An immediate start would be available however the vacancy is also to coincide with retirement so the ideal candidate would be required to take on board an already established client base with case load.
Salary to be negotiated upon experience. Full time preferred but part time would be considered for the right candidate.
Career progression opportunities available for the correct person.
To apply please email a CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Andrew for an informal discussion.
WE ARE DELIGHTED to welcome Joy Geggie to Peter Dunn Solicitors. Joy is a highly experience Conveyancer with over 30 years experience in the area. She accepts instructions for commercial conveyancing, residential conveyancing, commercial leases and licensing.
CONGRATULATIONS to Ann Marie who qualified as a NOTARY PUBLIC in 2018 at University College London with a distinction.