Legal Cashier Jobs

Here at Stafffinders, we source talent for a variety of Legal Cashier jobs in Glasgow, Edinburgh and throughout Scotland. Legal Cashiers are primarily responsible for performing a range of duties as well as general administrative tasks. 

Legal cashiers are mainly responsible for assisting the Legal Accountant or law partners with all financial related duties ensuring the efficient operation of the legal cash room and the legal firm in general.

As well as a good understanding of general accounts, a Legal Cashier would be responsible for cash room administration, investment and executry administration, accounting with trust administration, income tax and capital gains tax, inheritance tax, feeing and in some firms conduct of investment business.

What does a Legal Cashier do?

You may start out as an Assistant Legal Cashier and work your way up but primarily Legal Cashiers work normal office hours, sometimes with additional hours at financial month and year end.

Candidates need to have good numerical skills, accurate data entry skills, the ability to pay close attention to detail, good communication skills, including a confident telephone manner and the ability to work under pressure.

Legal Cashiers will mainly work for Solicitors. Other employers would include the legal departments of large industrial and commercial firms, public sector organisations, barristers' chambers and courts. 

Jobs in the legal profession 

Legal Cashier jobs are easily found throughout the UK, although the main centres of legal employment are Glasgow, Edinburgh and England. Once qualified you will find that there is a high demand across the UK. The average salary for a Legal Cashier in the UK is £23,000.

There are no set entry requirements, although GCSEs/Standard Grades or the equivalent are useful. It is possible to enter as an office junior and train on the job, or to join a legal firm after taking a course.

Qualifications are offered by the Society of Law Accountants in Scotland (SOLAS) and The Institute of Legal Cashier jobs and Administrators (ILCA) in England.

Legal Cashiers will find excellent promotional prospects to more senior roles are possible. With further training, they can become a Head Cashier or Legal Accountant.

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Email the Legal Division at legal@stafffinders.co.uk.

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  1. Temporary Legal Secretary

    Location: Kilmarnock

    Salary: £9.00 p/h

    Category: Legal Secretary

    The Role:
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    The firm is looking for someone on a temporary basis to help cover a period of absence for at least 1 month maybe more.
     
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  2. Conveyancing Solicitor

    Location: Paisley

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Solicitor (PQE 1 + )

    Stafffinders are delighted to be looking for a Conveyancing Solicitor for a successful law firm based in Renfrewshire. This role is permanent and offers the luxury of a competitive salary and central location.  
    A busy role that includes working with other members of the team but will give responsibility for ...

  3. Conveyancing Solicitor

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Solicitor (PQE 1 + )

    Role- Conveyancing Solicitor
    Location- Edinburgh
    Salary – Dependant on experience
    Do you have previous experience as a Conveyancing Solicitor who manages their own case loads from start to finish? Do you want to join an award-winning firm who like to think differently for their clients and staff?
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  4. Conveyancing Paralegal

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Paralegal/legal executive

    Role- Conveyancing Solicitor
    Location- Edinburgh
    Salary – Dependant on experience
    Do you have previous experience as a Conveyancing Paralegal who manages their own case loads from start to finish? Do you want to join an award-winning Solicitors who like to think differently for their clients and staff?
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  5. Residential Conveyancing Secretary

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Legal Secretary

    We are seeking an experienced Residential Conveyancing Secretary for a five week period to assist with an increase in workload. This is a forward thinking and supportive organisation who pride themselves in what they do.
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