Pontypool: 01495 762244 | Newport: 01633 262122 | Cardiff: 02921 154313

Recruitment

 

A Career with Watkins and Gunn

We realise the important contribution our staff make to our practice and we encourage them to excel in all areas. We believe in employing and retaining those who share our standards and who are hardworking, committed and dedicated to their own personal and career development.

 

We believe that to do a good job you need a good job to do. We offer a meaningful and rewarding career, job satisfaction and the opportunity to realise your full potential. Ongoing development and training are a high priority and with the benefit of this many of our staff have risen to senior positions within the practice. This is reflected in the fact that we hold the Investors in People accreditation.



We have a culture of continuous improvement and we are committed to providing all of our clients with an excellent standard of service. We are a Legal 500 recommended practice and we hold the Law Society’s Lexcel Quality Mark for excellence, only awarded to firms with the highest standards of management and client care.  We are an ethical firm with a social responsibility, we are aware of our impact on the environment and are proud to hold the Green Dragon Environmental Award.

 

We reward our employees with a very competitive salary plus an exceptional range of benefits including excellent holidays, death in service benefit and a Pension Scheme. We also operate a Structured Performance Review Programme.

 

We are always interested in hearing from talented, ambitious, client focused legal and support staff. If you are interested in working with us then please e-mail your CV to - viv@watkinsandgunn.co.uk

 

 

CURRENT VACANCIES          

 

Social Media  Administrator

 

Candidate Requirements

  • Exceptional Communication Skills
  • Creative
  • Fully conversant with all social media platforms
  • An understanding of development of brand awareness and online reputation

Job Features

Full Time
Meets Min. Wage

 

 

Digital Commercial Lawyer

 

Candidate Requirements

  • Up to 2 years PQE
  • Enthusiastic, motivated and interested in developing a digital law practice to help SMEs protect their intellectual property
  • Up to date knowledge of all social media legislation
  • Conversant with all social media platforms

Job Duties

  • To draft and finalise business terms and conditions
  • To liaise with SMEs and help generate new business
  • Create website policies
  • To draft and create social media policies

Job Features

Full Time
Salary Negotiable

 

 

Legal Accounts Clerk

 

Candidate Requirements

  • Accounts experience is essential
  • An Accounts qualification is desirable
  • Accounts experience in a law firm desirable but not essential
  • Salary dependent on experience
  • Familiarity with SAGE / Payroll and VAT would be advantageous
  • The successful applicant will be hard working, ambitious and display a positive attitude and be a strong team player.

Job Features

Full Time
Salary - Competitive

 

 

Private Client Solicitor

 

Employee Benefits:

  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Salary  - Dependent upon experience

Candidate Requirements:

  • Qualified Solicitor/ Chartered Legal Executive with minimum 2 years’ experience in all areas of elderly client law.
  • Experience of handling a mixed caseload of complex Wills, Estates, Powers of Attorney, Trusts and Court of Protection work with minimal supervision
  • STEP diploma is advantageous but not essential 

 Job Duties:

  • Drafting and preparing a variety of Wills to include Trust type Wills
  • Dealing with the full administration of estates to include appropriate tax advice where necessary
  • Taking instructions and drafting Lasting Powers of Attorney to include registration
  • Knowledge of Court of Protection and providing appropriate  advice to clients on all aspects of Deputyship applications
  • Effective self-management of a healthy caseload

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

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