Recruitment

At CJCH we are committed to exceeding the expectations of every client. To meet this commitment, we need people who share our passion for client service and are focused on continuous improvement.

You could be joining an innovative and successful UK firm based in Wales. Our working environment is friendly and inclusive and there are excellent opportunities for career progression.

NO AGENCIES

Please take note of the fact that CJCH Solicitors is committed to sourcing candidates directly and does not accept any unsolicited agency CV’s or referrals.  For full details of our Agency Policy, please click here

1. Assistant Finance Manager

The role is responsible for assisting with the management and internal control of all Finance departments, dealing with financial transactions across the  CJCH Group.

The successful applicant will be trained up to assist the Financial Manager and CFO with managing and improving the organisation’s financial performance through ongoing evaluation and monitoring of financial records, risk management, regulatory compliance and providing management reporting.

Key tasks (overview, not limited to):

  • Support the finance manager in preparing financial statements
  • Participate and advise in budgeting processes
  • Mange solicitors client account transactions and general office account
  • Support the payroll processes
  • Support/Co-ordinate audit processes
  • Proactively manage finance data repository and establish

Candidate attributes:

  • Able to work within a changing environment and proactively support the department/company through change
  • Leadership skills with experience if developing and leading teams (at any level)
  • Skilled in financial aspects such as budget setting, cashflow management, profit and loss forecasting.
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail, logical and reasoned approach to problem-solving.
  • Able to produce financial information and analytics for the leadership board in a timely manner with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Advanced computer literacy, ERP Systems and excellent Excel skills
  • Preferable software experience: sage payroll and Xero accounting systems

Qualifications: Open to applicants of all experience and qualification levels who are able to show a proven track record of being able to perform the above-mentioned role to a high standard. (accounting qualifications such as  ACCA, CIMA, ICAEW are a plus, but not a requirement)

Location: Primarily based in the Barry office, but will work across all offices in the group.

Salary band: £30,000 – £35,000 p/a depending on experience

Benefits: 25 days annual leave (excluding bank holidays)

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent role only

Potential candidates may apply by submitting their C.V  and cover letter to recruitment@cjch.co.uk  (Closing date for applications Friday 13 March 2020)

 

2. Compliance officer -Software Licence Compliance

The Licence Compliance Officer position is an advanced analyst role with a particular focus on complex infringement cases (on-the-job training will be provided). The position is based in the software Licence Compliance research team and will focus on applying investigatory and analytical skills to the more difficult and complex copyright infringement matters. The opportunity includes extensive technical and on-the-job training for the research methodology and of the tools/systems used. The successful candidate will need to be able to:

  • Lead/manage the investigation process – case/infringement research and investigations
  • Manage and ensure that the CJCH Licence Compliance process is followed with particular attention to the cases assessment stage of the process
  • Identify, collate, evaluate and analyse information from Client databases and Open Source information, and various other sources to produce high quality and compelling evidence packages of non-compliant use of Client licenced products
  • Ensure all information and evidence is collected and retained in an ethical and transparent manner
  • Ensure all information and evidence is disseminated in accordance with DPA 2018 & GDPR principles
  • Work in a collaborative way with the other research and compliance team members, the clients and the legal representatives
  • Provide input into tactical and strategic assessments and attend Senior Management and Client meetings when required
  • Support the compliance teams in processing and concluding the matter

Additional skills required

  • High computer literacy (competency in the full MS Office suite, online research etc.)
  • Experience of database management and recording of evidence
  • Provide reports on intelligence gathered, and have the ability to present information and evidence in a clear and concise fashion
  • Have experience and/or capability to present evidence within customer negotiations / legal proceedings

Preferred Skills

  • Language skills required (reading/speaking/writing/translating) – English
  • Language skills preferred but not essential (reading/speaking/writing/translating) – Czech, Arabic languages

Location: Primarily based in the CJCH Head office in Cardiff

Salary band: £20,000 p/a

Benefits: 20 days annual leave (excluding bank holidays)

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent role only

Potential candidates may apply by submitting their C.V  and cover letter to recruitment@cjch.co.uk  (Closing date for applications Friday 13 March 2020)

 

3. Solicitor – Mental Health Law

CJCH Solicitors is a multi-award winning legal practice serving clients across Wales and South West England. We are excited to be offering a new opportunity to expand our Mental Health Law team.

The successful candidate must be a current member of the Law Society’s Mental Health Accreditation Scheme.

  • Preferably 2+ years PQE (but open to all experience levels)
  • Will be required to undertake advocacy at Mental Health Tribunals / Hospital Manager’s across Wales and the South West of England.
  • Expected to manage their own caseload.
  • An existing client base would be advantageous.
  • A full UK driving license and use of own vehicle
  • Salary negotiable on experience.

Open to non-solicitor candidates who are accredited, Mental Health Act panel members.

Base office is flexible across any of our practice offices in South Wales.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Permanent

Potential candidates may apply by submitting their C.V  and cover letter to recruitment@cjch.co.uk

 

4. Solicitor – Childcare law

The successful candidate will be joining the dynamic CJCH Solicitors Family, Matrimonial and Childcare law team which operates across the firms’ network in Wales and South West England. This role is intended to be based at our Blackwood office to contribute to a growing team.

  • 2+ years PQE (The PQE is a guideline only and does not preclude applications from a candidate with more or less experience)
  • Efficient communicator, able to communicate at all levels
  • Able to demonstrate detailed knowledge and expertise in dealing with one of, or all of, the following disciplines: Childcare / Family / Matrimonial
  • Proven experience in dealing with care proceedings, private children proceedings, divorce and matrimonial finance including preparing cases and undertaking own advocacy.
  • Excellent teamwork skills and ability to provide a high standard of client care
  • Children Law Panel Accreditation / Family Law Panel Accreditation desired
  • Starting
  • Salary negotiable dependant on experience

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Permanent

Potential candidates may apply by submitting their C.V  and cover letter to recruitment@cjch.co.uk