Law Staff Legal Recruitment Ltd
04 Oct 2017
05 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Part Time
Well-regarded, multi-office firm offering excellent remuneration, exposure to a challenging caseload and career progression requires an additional Family Fee Earner. Our client is a Lexcel-accredited, multi-office firm with a strong presence across two counties, led by expert lawyers. Offering advice and representation across a broad spectrum of practice areas, they are committed to achieving the best possible outcome for clients. With a team of experienced lawyers and dedicated support staff they are proud of their ability to provide first class client care along with expert, bespoke advice. The Role We are now seeking a talented and dedicated Family Fee Earner to join our clients` thriving practice in Newark. Working closely with senior members of the team, to include partners of the firm; the successful Fee Earner will handle (with supervision, if required) a demanding caseload consisting predominantly of domestic abuse, injunctions, care proceedings and private law Children Act applications. Additional duties will include: management of files from inception to conclusion; diary management; assisting with complex matters; applications for public funding and; participating in business development and community activities. The ideal Fee Earner will be highly organised with meticulous attention to detail coupled with strong negotiation, advocacy and client care skills. This is a flexible position, offered on a full or part time basis with a competitive salary and benefits including: pension; generous holiday allowance; discounts and; life assurance. Please contact Mostaque for further information quoting reference MA26780. The Candidate You must be a qualified Solicitor, Legal Executive or fee-earning Paralegal with at least 12 months` solid experience gained within a reputable Family department. You must have excellent technical and organisational skills. You will be I.T literate, ideally with prior experience in the use of case management systems. Knowledge of LAA processes is a pre-requisite. First class client care and communication skills are essential for the position. Prior experience of business development and building strong working relationships with external agencies would be advantageous. You will be a pro-active team player with the ability to undertake your own advocacy where necessary. FAMILY FEE EARNER PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL (INCLUDING SPAM FOLDER) FOR CONFIRMATION YOUR APPLICATION HAS BEEN RECEIVED. Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are a recruitment agency, all vacancy descriptions are of general content and no responsibility is taken for salary or PQE differences. By applying for this position at Law Staff Legal you confirm that you have the experience, training, qualifications and any authorisation required by law or by any professional body, which the position requires and that you are willing to work in the position. By applying for this position you give Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited authorisation to submit your curriculum vitae to the hirer. If you do not wish us to make this application on your behalf please email informing Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited of such. Please note however, once an introduction has been made by Law Staff Legal Recruitment it cannot be withdrawn this and you are bound by the terms as stated here in our terms supplied on our web site. PLEASE NOTE LAW STAFF LEGAL RECRUITMENT LIMITED ARE UNABLE TO REGISTER YOU AS A CANDIDATE AND DISCUSS ADDITIONAL POSITIONS UNTIL YOU HAVE SUBMITTED YOUR IDENTIFICATION. In accordance with The Conduct of Agencies and Businesses Regulations Act of 2003, Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited require all candidates applying for a position to provide via email, fax or post, a copy of photographic identity and proof of address. Please also note that all communication, including telephone calls, with Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are recorded and monitored for training and compliance purposes. To view Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited`s candidate registration terms please go to our website. As part of Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited`s candidate registration and care process, all successful applications are responded to within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Tel Fax Address: Please see our website for details
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