Legal vacancies in Thanet and Canterbury

Boys & Maughan is one of East Kent's largest and oldest legal practices, with offices in Margate, Canterbury, Birchington, Broadstairs and Ramsgate.

We employ over 100 people, in a variety of roles, all of whom are integral to us delivering the highest levels of client care and satisfaction across all facets of the firm. 

Child Care Solicitor, Margate
We are seeking a Child Care Solicitor with strong advocacy skills and experience of dealing in all aspects of children law, to join our busy and highly regarded Family Department. Children Panel Accreditation would be preferable but not essential as we are committed to training the right person to get onto the panel.

Boys & Maughan is one of East Kent’s largest and oldest legal practices and our matrimonial, children law and domestic violence specialists are the only experts with offices in Thanet to be listed in the legal industry guide, The Legal 500. Our Head of Department is also recognised in Chambers & Partners.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual who is organised and has a good client manner. You must be used to running your own caseload, working independently and on occasion remotely when the need arises due to Court commitments.

The Family Department as a whole is split between our main office in Margate and Canterbury. Margate is on Kent’s northeast tip, on the edge of the revitalised Old Town and a couple of minutes’ walk from the Turner Contemporary and spectacular beach. Margate and Canterbury are both on the high speed train line to London.

We represent clients at meetings with social services and most days at the family courts throughout Kent and on occasions at the High Court in London.

Our team is friendly and committed and you will be encouraged to make your mark and progress your career.

The position is full time and permanent, Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. Your salary will be negotiable depending on experience.

Applicants should send a comprehensive CV and covering letter to: Kay Sheffield, HR Officer, Boys & Maughan, India House, Hawley Street, Margate, CT9 1PZ or email Kay

You would be welcome to call Kay on 01843 234000 if you would like an opportunity to discuss the post before applying.

Legal Secretary – full or part time
We are looking for a legal secretary with at least a couple of years’ experience, ideally in conveyancing, who will be able to easily pick up work from different practice areas. 

Who are we? We’re one of East Kent’s leading law firms and you will be working with really nice, friendly people.

You will be based at our Margate office until May 2019 and then be assigned to one of our other East Kent offices; Birchington, Broadstairs, Canterbury or Ramsgate. At these offices you could be supporting conveyancing, private client and / or be part of our reception team.

An adaptable and flexible approach is paramount coupled with a ‘can do’ attitude to work. After your placement in Margate is complete you could be based to any one of our East Kent offices, so you may need your own transport and we will expect you to be willing to move.

We really need someone who is available immediately, or can be at relatively short notice.

The position is full time or part time and either way it is a permanent role. If you work full time your hours are 9.00am to 5.00pm with 25 days’ holiday per annum pro rata. 

Please note only applicants with the required experience will be contacted. If you like the sound of us, then we would really like to hear from you!

Please send a CV and covering letter to: Kay Sheffield, Human Resources Manager, Boys & Maughan, India House, Hawley Street, Margate, CT9 1PZ or email Kay

You would be welcome to call Kay on 01843 234000 if you would like an opportunity to discuss the post before applying.

Other vacancies
We always prefer candidates to contact us directly rather than via an agency and even when we have no vacancies listed we are happy to receive CVs. Contact Kay Sheffield if you would like to express an interest in working for Boys & Maughan.

Unfortunately, we do not offer work placements.

Kay Sheffield, Human Resources Manager, Boys & Maughan, India House, Hawley Street, Margate, CT9 1PZ or email Kay

Recruitment agencies
Unsolicited recruitment agency CVs will not be considered. 

Diversity
Solicitors firms regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) are required to collect and publish their workforce diversity data each year using questions provided by the SRA. In July 2017 we surveyed our staff and if you would like like to see the results click here. The SRA uses the information to monitor diversity within the profession and we also monitor diversity internally.