Family Law Associate

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
Newton Solney
10 Jan 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is a uk top 200 firm with several offices located across the Midlands. Due to growth and a successful family law team, they are looking for an experienced Family Law solciitor who is looking for the step to become an assocate. You will reporting directly into the head of department and will be required to support some of the junior fee earners.

Main tasks and duties:

The successful candidate will be expected to:

-Manage their own caseload and work independently;
-Conduct your own files through to conclusion;
-Conduct your own advocacy to include both Children Act 1989 cases (Directions Hearings) and Financial Remedy proceedings (Directions Hearings, FDA's and FDR's);
-Use the Team's case management system;
-Work to a consistently high standard and be self-motivated; and
-Be actively involved in marketing and business development.

Essential qualifications, skills, knowledge and experience:

-Ideally 5 years plus PQE* exclusively in the field of Family Law;
-Possess networking and client development skills;
-Have excellent communication skills;
-Have intermediate working knowledge of Microsoft Office;
-Be a team player and be able to get on with others;
-Enjoy working in a culture that is highly focused, but friendly and supportive; and
-Be highly motivated and have the ability to genuinely add value to the role.
*5 years plus PQE - this is only a guideline and does not preclude applications from candidates who have less equivalent experience required

Please contact Connor Franks, Legal Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

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