family solicitor

22000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual + GBP22000 - GBP25000/annum
22 May 2019
19 Jun 2019
Contract Type
looking for a Family Solicitor who is seeking a new opportunity who is 1-3 PQE and deals with mainly privately funded matters. We are also looking to recruit solicitors with more experience.
* Must have excellent communication skills; one or more community languages would be desirable.
* Excellent interpersonal and self-management skills are essential along with the ability to build relationships with both colleagues and clients alike.
* It is crucial this family solicitor can work free of significant supervision from more senior members, therefore the ability to hit the ground running is essential. Must be able to work independently as well as being a team player and be able to manage their own caseload, working independently on a full range of privately funded family matters.
* Must have an excellent working knowledge and experience in Divorce & Financial Proceedings; including; - Negotiating financial arrangements, drafting documents and dealing with general issues arising from cohabitation situations, including constructive trust matters. The Family Department possess a high quality client base, acting for high net worth individuals.
* Have a good level of experience in Private Children Act Proceedings.
* Have a good level of experience in Domestic Violence Laws: non-molestation/occupation orders.
* Be able to conduct own advocacy at Court hearings or a strong willingness to do so.
* Will be responsible to do own typing and admin duties and keeping files up to date and in accordance with quality standards.
* Must be able to produce high quality statements, schedules, Court Bundles and Brief to Counsel.
What we offer as a firm
Work in a friendly, vibrant and supportive environment that really does invest in its employees. Scope to develop and grow through internal and external training.
Applications from Candidates who are self-driven and self-reliant with the ability to support the team effectively and who can demonstrate a focused passion for the sector and work well in a team possessing excellent communication skills with the ability to build and sustain strong working relationships and provide a first class service to clients