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Family Solicitor:-

 

Full Time – part-time considered

Salary on experience

Immediate Start

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Attend on clients, taking instructions and acting upon the same.

Using delegated powers where appropriate.

Meet the quality and professional standards.

Advocacy

Briefing Counsel where necessary.

Use and comply with the online CCMS system.

Keep up to date with Family Law, attend seminars and comply with the firms training requirements.

Use the firm’s case management system in place, ensuring that diary dates are observed.

Composing letters for dictation including files notes/telephone notes etc.

General administration tasks in relation to individual file management.

Other tasks as requested

Person Specification

Knowledge/experience /skills required to fill the position

Experience as a fee earner in Family Law.

Experience in advising clients, attending court including advocacy.

Able to prioritise and manage own and others workload.

Knowledge and experience of working with the Legal Aid Agency.

Ability to work as part of a team

Display a courteous, helpful, telephone manner, being competent to receive some telephone instructions from clients and to give case updates.

Able to acquire knowledge of the firm’s structure, administration system, ethics and procedures as set out in the firm’s manual and to put that knowledge to practical use in the adoption of those procedures.

To be able to contribute to the effective operation of the firm.