Assistant Solicitor

Candidate Source
Newport (Casnewydd)
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
A well-established regional law firm which delivers a specialist range of legal services to commercial and private clients is seeking an Assistant Solicitor based in Newport to join its team.

The company has expanded significantly in recent years to become the largest firm in Gwent and is one of Wales` top ten solicitor`s firms, competing directly with the larger Cardiff firms.

As the Assistant Solicitor, your duties will be to:

• Manage a caseload of childcare matters.
• Provide appropriate advice and assistance to clients.
• Process cases on a timely and cost-effective basis.
• Process LAA applications using the CCMS portal.
• Utilise CCMS for the benefit of the Firm and its Clients.
• Attend team meetings, briefings, etc.
• Participate in client liaison arrangements.
• Contribute to developing and maintaining good client and other relevant stakeholder relationships.
• Achieve individual performance and financial cost targets.
• Provide coaching, support and supervision when required.
• Undertake mandatory training and training identified when necessary.

To be a successful Assistant Solicitor you will have the following skills and experience:

• Experience in the childcare sector.
• Be fully IT literate.
• Experience of using Case Management Systems, Time Recording Systems.
• Knowledge of Legal Aid funding.
• Law Degree or recognised equivalent, LPC or recognised equivalent.
• Competent at using Microsoft Office Packages.
• Knowledge of CCMS.
• An understanding of relevant legislation and identify cases requiring special attention.

In return, the Assistant Solicitor will receive a salary of £25,000+ per annum depending on experience.

The first stage of the application process is to apply online.

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