Family Solicitor Blackburn, Blackburn with Darwen

Sector: Legal

Type: Full Time|Permanent

Family Solicitor

£30000 – £50000/annum DOE

Full Time, Legal Vacancy In Lancashire


Family Solicitor

Job Type: Full Time

Salary: Competitive (dependant on experience)

The Family Solicitor will be responsible for:

* Developing the Department and handling a caseload of privately funded family matters from instruction to completion.

Key Tasks:

1. Managing your own caseload of family law matters, including divorce and finances, civil partnerships, separation, cohabitation and pre-nuptial agreements; Domestic abuse and Injunctions; Change of name, child contact and child re-location.

2. Progressing your caseload in a manner to ensure that clients receive appropriate, professional, timely and pertinent legal advice, with regular contact, whilst managing their expectations.

3. Ensuring proper control of work in progress, billing and cash collection.

4. Drafting and preparation of documents.

5. Networking and business development.

6. To undertake self-development and comply with relevant training requirements by the Law Society/CILEX and in-house training when required.

7. Undertaking other duties reasonably required by partners or senior management.

Person Specification:

Essential Skills:

* Qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive.

* 4 years PQE.

* Experience of handling a caseload of family law matters including divorce, children, mediation, financial matters, collaborative law and domestic violence.

* Excellent organisational and analytical skills.

* Have proven IT skills and ability to adapt new technology.

* Excellent communication skills including oral and written presentation skills.

* The ability to provide a high level of client care.

Desirable Skills:

* Advocacy experience.

* Member of Resolution.

* Experience in Legal Aid work.

* Experience in Wills and Probate.

* Proficient with Proclaim Case Management, although training will be provided.

Personal Attributes:

* Self-motivation to work independently and as part of a team with a ‘can do’ attitude.

* Good interpersonal skills.

* A positive approach to working under pressure in a busy environment.

* Methodical approach to tasks and problem solving.

Our client are approved Training Providers and therefore offer an excellent opportunity to those looking to further their careers either with ongoing professional development or a potential of securing a Training Contract

2024-04-23 12:09:42

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Updated 14-05-2024 07:37

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