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Family Law Solicitor

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Family Law Solicitor - Witney

Legal
Ref: 1197 Date Posted: Tuesday 16 Apr 2019
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Family Law Solicitor

Our Client are an established legal firm who due to continued growth are opening a new office in Witney. They are looking for a qualified Family Law Solicitor to join their team and to help build the Family Law department at their new office.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Liaise with clients and/or other Solicitors
  • Conduct legal research and cases, interviews with clients
  • Drafting legal documents and case papers
  • Assess legal problems, advise clients on how to proceed and costs
  • Devise outline strategy for cases
  • Advocacy
  • Obtain information from relevant experts
  • Negotiate settlements
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • To contribute wherever possible to the success of the firm
  • At all times to exercise high standards of client care
  • To supervise and support immediate support staff
  • To take appropriate steps to ensure that monthly and/or yearly targets are met
  • To comply always with the detailed procedures contained in the Client’s Office Manual
  • To participate in marketing activities on a departmental and firm wide basis
  • To ensure the confidentiality of all the firm’s and clients documents and information always
  • To do all such other things which are, in the reasonable opinion of the firm, ancillary, necessary or conducive to the role and responsibilities outlined above.

Administration

  • Typing, maintaining files
  • Deal with billing, paying costs and closing files
  • Follow administrative systems and procedures
  • Answering the telephone
  • Any other tasks that a Director and/or your Manager may reasonably delegate

Development

  • Participate in team meetings
  • Attend internal courses
  • Keep up to date with law and practice

Experience

  • Fully qualified Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive
  • PQE not compulsory but preferable

 

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