Vacancies

At GGP we are committed to delivering the very best service to all of our clients. Our staff are at the heart of what we do and are vital to our successes. We recruit and retain talented and dedicated people who share our aims.

We look to develop individuals at all levels and help each and every member to realise their full potential. All of our staff have regular appraisals and reviews and are offered the opportunity to take part in internal and external training sessions to develop their skills and knowledge. Careers flourish with GGP and we offer excellent opportunities for growth and progress.

We recognise how important it is for staff to be supported and valued and we have clear policies and procedures in place to ensure that their welfare is a top priority.

In return for their hard work, our staff are rewarded with competitive salaries and benefits packages as well as the chance to develop themselves personally and professionally.

We are a socially conscious firm who have a number of charitable and voluntary links in our local area. Staff have provided sponsorship as well as their time to many organisations over the years and we share a belief in giving back to our communities.

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to diversity in the workplace. We operate a flexible working policy and know how important a work / life balance is.

We advertise all vacancies on our website, Twitter and Facebook pages, as well as through more traditional channels. We also welcome prospective enquiries from experienced or ambitious people who feel they can contribute to our firm and it’s aims.

To discuss vacancies please contact our HR manager Julie Wakely:

e-mail: julie.wakely@ggplaw.co.uk

phone: 01685 871133

post: GGP Law, 11a Victoria Square, Aberdare, CF44 7LA.

Current Vacancies:

1. Job Description – Family Solicitor (Full or Part Time):

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Family Solicitor to join our busy Family and Matrimonial team in Blackwood. We are Lexcel accredited and also have the Investors in People accreditation evidencing our high standards throughout the firm and also our investment in staff progression and development.

Requirements:

  • You must be a qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive with between 2 and 5 years PQE (however candidates with more or less PQE will be considered dependant upon experience)
  • You must be able to demonstrate a detailed knowledge and technical expertise in dealing with all family matters to include divorce, separation, finances, children matters and domestic abuse.
  • You will need to demonstrate a drive to succeed and a high level of motivation
  • You will need to demonstrate commercial awareness and the ability to network to develop the department
  • You must be able to work effectively as part of a team but also demonstrate an ability to work autonomously
  • You will need to have excellent client care skills and an ability to conduct advocacy at court

Salary dependant on experience. Full or part time position will also be considered dependant upon experience.

Please forward your CV to the HR Department at our Aberdare office (11a Victoria Square, Aberdare, CF44 7LA or by e-mail julie.wakely@ggplaw.co.uk).

All applicants must be eligible to work in the U.K. and will be asked to provide evidence of this eligibility at interview.

Please note that we are not accepting agency CV’s for this role.

 

2. Legal Secretary (Conveyancing) Department:

Job Description Key Skills

  • Previous Legal Secretarial experience essential
  • IT proficient
  • Case management system experience
  • Ability to deal with all aspects of a conveyancing workload under supervision of the fee earner
  • Strong administrative skills
  • The ability to work on own initiative, prioritising workload to meet deadlines.

GGP Law Ltd are based in South Wales with a nationwide client base. We have offices at Aberdare, Merthyr Tydfil and Blackwood. The firm offers professional advice and representation with a level of concern and understanding that only the most experienced lawyers can provide.

Due to continued expansion, we are looking to recruit an experienced Conveyancing Secretary to join our team in our Merthyr Tydfil branch.

Having experience in a similar role, your main responsibilities will be assisting the Fee earner in all aspects of conveyancing, both residential and commercial.

Day to day activities include preparing correspondence and documents using ‘case management’ software, preparing standard legal forms and liaising with clients and solicitors on a day to day basis.

The right candidate will be friendly, dedicated and a team player.  In return you will get the opportunity to work with a great, hard-working team.

Job Type: Permanent

Consider full or part-time

Salary: Dependant on experience

All applicants must be eligible to work in the U.K. and will be asked to provide evidence of this eligibility at interview.

Please note that we are not accepting agency CV’s for this role.