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.

Contact the Legal Division Team

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

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  1. 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?
    This move is available ...

  2. Conveyancing Paralegal

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Paralegal/legal executive

    Role- Conveyancing Paralegal
    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?
    This move is available ...

  3. Residential Paralegal

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £25000 to £30000 p/a

    Category: Paralegal/legal executive

    Do you have previous experience as a Residential Paralegal and looking to move into a busy role where you deal with the transactional work from start to finish? You must have excellent organisational skills and the ability to plan and prioritise your own workload throughout a busy working day with ...

  4. Legal Secretary

    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: £9.00 p/h

    Category: Legal Secretary

    Stafffinders are looking for an immediately available Legal Secretary in the Glasgow City Centre who has experience working with a case management system. This position is for 3-4 days p/week and is an ongoing temporary basis initially.
     
    The hours are 9-5pm each day.
     
    This is a key role within ...

  5. Private Client- Paralegal

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Paralegal/legal executive

    Do you have previous experience as a Paralegal within a Private Client team supporting multiple partners? Are you now looking for a move into a busy role where you will supporting a large team of partners and their clients?
    Our client have a requirement for an experienced Private Client paralegal ...

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