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Careers with Us

Working at Kingsfords

People are our greatest asset. If you want to give clients the best possible service, are driven and a team player and keen to continuously develop your legal skills and knowledge, then you share our values. We wish to hear from lawyers and support staff in any discipline who feel they can make a real contribution to our continued success and development.

Please see our current vacancies below:-

Commerical and Civil litigation Solicitor/Lawyer (5+  years PQE)

We wish to recruit an experienced commercial/civil litigation lawyer (at least 5 years pqe).

The ideal candidate will have experience in all areas of commercial/civil litigation work. Specifically they will have dealt with contract, tort, debt recovery, boundary disputes, property disputes, contested probate, corporate disputes at all levels.

The position is based in our Elwick Road office in Ashford, which is 5 minutes from Ashford International Station. Flexible working is permissible.

Many of our clients have been loyal to us for many years and this is something we value.  With this in mind the ideal candidate will possess the necessary skills to work with our existing clients whilst at the same time take an active role in acquiring new business in this thriving and growing town.

Training will be offered to enhance your knowledge and skills and you will have access to Practical Law.

The remuneration package will include an excellent starting salary with review after 6 months, a discretionary bonus, membership of our health care plan, 25 days annual leave and free parking. There will also be opportunity to progress quickly to management level within the firm for the right candidate.

Interested applicants should send their CV to Daniel Crook, Director by email - dbc@kingsfords.net.

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Family/Matrimonial Solicitor/Lawyer (NQ - 3 years PQE)

We wish to recruit a family/matrimonial solicitor/lawyer to join our developing family department.

Ideally the candidate will have experience in all areas of private family work. This includes but not limited to divorce law, ancillary relief, Children Act, cohabitation, pre-nup agreements and consent orders and agreements.

The position is based in our Elwick Road office in Ashford, which is 5 minutes from Ashford International Station. Flexible working may be available.

Many of our clients have been loyal to us for many years and this is something we value.  With this in mind the ideal candidate will possess the necessary skills to work with our existing clients whilst at the same time take an active role in acquiring new business in locality.

Training will be offered to enhance your knowledge and skills and you will have access to Practical Law amongst other resources.

The remuneration package will include a generous starting salary with review after 6 months, a discretionary bonus, membership of our health care plan, 25 days annual leave and free parking.

Interested applicants should send their CV to Daniel Crook, Director by email - dbc@kingsfords.net.

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Private Client Solicitor/Chartered Legal Executive (NQ – 3 PQE)

We are looking for a Solicitor/Chartered Legal Executive to work as a member of our Private Client team based in our Ashford office. This is a full time role and a great opportunity for someone to be part of a progressive legal company.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate some tax, Will drafting and probate experience as you will be managing your own cases. The successful applicant will have good communication skills, excellent attention to detail and be a team player.

In return the company will reward the ideal candidate with an excellent salary and the opportunity to study for further legal qualifications.

The remuneration package will include a generous starting salary with review after 6 months, a discretionary bonus, membership of our health care plan, 25 days annual leave and free parking.

If you would like to apply for this role please forward your CV to Marcus Parsons at Kingsfords, 2 Elwick Road, Ashford, Kent, TN23 1PD or email: mwp@kingsfords.net

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Head of Commerical Property

We wish to recruit an experienced commercial property solicitor/lawyer (at least 8 years pqe) to lead the commercial property department.

The ideal candidate will have experience in all areas of commercial property work and will have the skills necessary to progress to a level where they will confidently supervise others and head up the department upon the future retirement of the existing post holder.

The position is based in our head office in Ashford which is 5 minutes from Ashford International Station. Flexible working is encouraged.

Many of our clients have been loyal to us for many years and this is something we value.  With this in mind the ideal candidate will possess the necessary skills to work with our existing clients whilst at the same time take an active role in acquiring new business in this thriving and growing town.

Training will be offered to enhance your knowledge and skills and you will have access to Practical Law and compliance training providers.

The remuneration package will include substantial starting salary, opportunities to progress rapidly to board level, bonus scheme, 25 days annual leave, free parking together with premium health insurance after a qualifying period.

Interested applicants should send their CV to Daniel Crook by email - dbc@kingsfords.net

 

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Kingsfords is an equal opportunities employer.

 

Benefits of working at Kingsfords

We have an inclusive, open and forward thinking culture.

Kingsfords will support and encourage your career development and help you in your day to day work. You will benefit from support of colleagues as well as regular appraisals to assist you to reach your personal goals.

We will provide you with a competitive remuneration package and generous benefits including pension and health care plan.

Kingsfords will give you access to a business development culture that will enable you to develop contacts and friendships that will benefit you throughout your career. We encourage membership of professional associations that benefit your work.

We will encourage you to participate in our many social and charity events.

 

For more information please call us on  01233 624545