Family Solicitor

Job Description

Family Solicitor

4 Years PQE +

Wimbledon

Competitive salary dependent on experience

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an ambitious Family Solicitor to join a reputable legal practice.

They are seeking a Solicitor with a good understanding in the local market to join their expanding team in Wimbledon. You…

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Family Solicitor

4 Years PQE +

Wimbledon

Competitive salary dependent on experience

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an ambitious Family Solicitor to join a reputable legal practice.

They are seeking a Solicitor with a good understanding in the local market to join their expanding team in Wimbledon. You will advise on a variety of matters to include divorce and separation; private children matters and financial agreements / disputes.

Duties will include:

  • To assist the department as a whole in meeting its fee earning targets by providing help regarding advice and assistance to clients in private matters in Family Law, as well as to other departments of the Firm;
  • Conduct of matters on behalf of clients;
  • Shows willingness to become involved in activities of the Firm outside of the department to which the individual is assigned;
  • Is developing/maintaining their client/referrer base;
  • Understands and undertakes proper referral of work to relevant departments and recommendation of work for other departments;
  • Is involved in practice development and marketing activities for the department, office and Firm;
  • Demonstrates a very good level of commercial awareness;
  • Financial control with particular regard to cash-flow control through collection of monies on account and billing procedures;
  • Travelling to client meetings when required;
  • Promoting good file management;
  • Ensuring compliance with Lexcel and other regulatory procedures;
  • Maintaining a professional knowledge base.

The successful candidate will:

  • Demonstrates a good level of technical competence in Family law and practice with particular experience in high-net-worth individuals and child arrangements;
  • Achieves targets in respect of chargeable hours, fees, recovery rate, lock-up and non-chargeable time;
  • Understands and undertakes proper referral of work to relevant departments and recommendation of work for other departments;
  • Is able to get involved in practice development and marketing activities for the department, office and Firm;
  • Demonstrates a high level of courtesy and respect in dealing with all colleagues and clients/key business introducers, etc.
  • Sound training;
  • Well-developed interpersonal, social and communication skills including an appreciation of the vulnerability of some of our clients, both generally and also specifically at distressing times;
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and under pressure;
  • Enthusiasm and commitment;
  • A sound knowledge of your responsibilities as a Solicitor, including in the following areas:
  • Rules and principles of professional conduct;
  • Client care;
  • Conflicts of interest;
  • Confidentiality;
  • Relations with third parties;
  • Relations with other solicitors;
  • Regulatory and compliance procedures.

Job Description

Family Solicitor

4 Years PQE +

Wimbledon

Competitive salary dependent on experience

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an ambitious Family Solicitor to join a reputable legal practice.

They are seeking a Solicitor with a good understanding in the local market to join their expanding team in Wimbledon. You will advise on a variety of matters to include divorce and separation; private children matters and financial agreements / disputes.

Duties will include:

  • To assist the department as a whole in meeting its fee earning targets by providing help regarding advice and assistance to clients in private matters in Family Law, as well as to other departments of the Firm;
  • Conduct of matters on behalf of clients;
  • Shows willingness to become involved in activities of the Firm outside of the department to which the individual is assigned;
  • Is developing/maintaining their client/referrer base;
  • Understands and undertakes proper referral of work to relevant departments and recommendation of work for other departments;
  • Is involved in practice development and marketing activities for the department, office and Firm;
  • Demonstrates a very good level of commercial awareness;
  • Financial control with particular regard to cash-flow control through collection of monies on account and billing procedures;
  • Travelling to client meetings when required;
  • Promoting good file management;
  • Ensuring compliance with Lexcel and other regulatory procedures;
  • Maintaining a professional knowledge base.

The successful candidate will:

  • Demonstrates a good level of technical competence in Family law and practice with particular experience in high-net-worth individuals and child arrangements;
  • Achieves targets in respect of chargeable hours, fees, recovery rate, lock-up and non-chargeable time;
  • Understands and undertakes proper referral of work to relevant departments and recommendation of work for other departments;
  • Is able to get involved in practice development and marketing activities for the department, office and Firm;
  • Demonstrates a high level of courtesy and respect in dealing with all colleagues and clients/key business introducers, etc.
  • Sound training;
  • Well-developed interpersonal, social and communication skills including an appreciation of the vulnerability of some of our clients, both generally and also specifically at distressing times;
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and under pressure;
  • Enthusiasm and commitment;
  • A sound knowledge of your responsibilities as a Solicitor, including in the following areas:
  • Rules and principles of professional conduct;
  • Client care;
  • Conflicts of interest;
  • Confidentiality;
  • Relations with third parties;
  • Relations with other solicitors;
  • Regulatory and compliance procedures.

Job Summary

Location: Wimbledon
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Solicitor / Legal Executive
Date: 17th May 2022

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Job Summary

Location: Wimbledon
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Solicitor / Legal Executive
17th May 2022

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