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Family Law Solicitor or Practitioner

Posted 7 March by David Woollard HR Consulting (DWHR) Ended

My client is seeking a highly motivated fee-earner to join their Family Law Team. In the first instance, this is a full-time, fixed-term contract to cover maternity leave, commencing 1st July 2018, for a maximum of one year. This is a superb opportunity for an enthusiastic and committed Family Law Practitioner to join a forward-thinking department, in a highly regarded, long established, Legal 500 Top Tier Firm, based in East Suffolk.

The role will require managing and taking responsibility for a caseload of private family law matters. It will suit a solicitor or legal executive 3 - 10 years PQE. You are also required to be qualified with, and a member of, the Resolution organisation.

Applicants must be commercially minded, team-oriented, able to work confidently and efficiently and put excellent client service at the heart of their work. You must also have proven fee-earning, case management and client development skills, together with superior organisational and financial management skills. A desire and ability to contribute effectively to marketing and business-development activities, both for the Department and the Firm as a whole, is also required.

A competitive salary, dependent on qualifications, experience and record of achievement, together with an attractive benefits package is offered for this role. This includes 24 days’ holiday per year, plus public holidays, a contributory pension scheme, private medical insurance, life insurance and free car-parking.

To apply, please submit your up-to-date CV, together with a covering letter, which should explain why you are interested in the role and why you think you would be successful in it.

The closing time and date for receipt of applications is 09:00 Monday 26th March 2018. Interviews will be scheduled for the first two weeks of April 2018.

Required skills

  • Client Services
  • Family Mediation
  • Financial Management
  • Legal
  • Court Proceedings

Reference: 34633103

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