Family Solicitor 2-5 years PQE

Recruiter
Circle Recruitment
Location
Dickens Heath
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
13 Feb 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
  • Family Solicitor 2-5 years PQE
  • Solihull and Stratford
  • £37,000-£42,500 plus benefits

The role:

My client, a well known legal 500 law firm is on the look out for a 2-4 year PQE Solicitor to join their Solihull-Stratford based family team, part of the firm's wider Private Capital Group. This role is split between the Stratford and Solihull offices and travel to these offices is required.

The successful candidate will be involved in all areas of family law, servicing clients with domestic and international needs and in growing a successful family offering.

Your key duties will be:

  • working alongside senior lawyers to provide assistance on a wide range of quality private family work - to include assisting in all aspects of Financial Applications, Children Act Applications, drafting Pre and Post Marital Agreements.
  • to have a high degree of client contact
  • working with marketing strategies to attract new clients and developing relationships with current clients

Skills and experience you will have:

  • previous experience in a similar, private Family role, with particular exposure to financial applications
  • strong legal analytical skills
  • strong advocacy skills
  • drafting skills such as court applications, preliminary documents and detailed letters of advice to clients, statements and briefs to counsel
  • a proven ability to find practical and innovative solutions to a range of problems
  • strong business development skills
  • strong IT skills

Key competencies you will need:

  • to be personable and have experience of dealing with a broad range of clients
  • to be willing to attend marketing/networking events and contribute to marketing publications to develop the profile of the team
  • a high degree of initiative and the ability to cope in a demanding environment
  • excellent organisational and prioritising skills
  • the ability to work in a busy team

Please apply or contact Mehreen Arif at Circle Recruitment for further information on the role.

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