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Family Solicitor 2 PQE

  • Location:

    Leeds

  • Sector:

    Legal, Family Law

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Dependant on experience plus benefits

  • Contact:

    Annmarie Jackson

  • Contact email:

    annmarie@kingsleyrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    AMJ17697

  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Consultant:

    Annmarie Jackson

The Firm

 

Leading Legal 500 Firm with a number of Offices throughout the UK.  Well known for their good work/life balance environment! Innovative and appreciative of their Staff!

The Department

The Family team understand the importance of combining efficiency and value for money with a sympathetic approach to all difficult personal problems. The aim of the team is to achieve solutions by agreement wherever possible and to provide a service which is tailored to the precise needs of each individual client.

The Role/ Main purpose of role

To manage a caseload of family law matters.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Manage a caseload of family law matters including but not limited to divorce, financial remedy claims, children issues, prenuptial agreements, cohabitation agreements and separation agreements
  • Assist other case handlers in the wider Family team with their caseloads
  • Advise and take instructions from clients
  • Travel to and attend upon clients
  • Assist with marketing the services of the Family team and of the Private Client Segment as a whole.
  • Achieve set financial targets KPIs
  • Ensure relevant deadlines and quality measures are adhered to
  • Comply with relevant client policies and procedures
  • Work in accordance with Firm’s values

Person specification

  • Qualified solicitor or CFILEX with at least 2 years post qualification experience.
  • Keen interest and experience in all aspects of family law
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and client care skills
  • Business development skills and experience
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Membership of Resolution would be preferred
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines and targets
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
  • Flexible approach