Family Solicitor

Recruiter
The Works Recruitment Ltd
Location
West Yorkshire
Salary
30000.0000
Posted
19 Mar 2017
Closes
18 Apr 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

Are you OBSESSED with FAMILY LAW? Do you fancy a change of scenery and relish the thought of being fantastic in a highly reputable and very successful firm of solicitors in West Yorkshire?

Our client has identified an excellent opportunity for an experienced Family Solicitor OR Legal Executive to join a highly-acclaimed law firm based in the Wakefield. The company is modern and energetic with a 70 year record of excellent service to across a wide range of specialisms. This is an excellent location for any candidate and easily commutable from York and Leeds

You will be dealing with cases such as:•Divorce and separation•Financial issues arising out of family breakdowns cases, children act and civil partnership matters.•Pre-nuptial, separation and cohabitee agreements,•Domestic violence and family protection injunctionsIdeally you will have a minimum of 3 years' PQ experience of managing your own family caseload and be able to undertake advocacy, as you will be attending court on a regular basis. In addition, you must have an interest in handling financial matters.

To be considered for this role you must have:-

  • minimum of 3 years PQE
  • excellent communication and client care skills.
  • fantastic advocacy skills
  • experience of acting on behalf of the guardian
  • strong IT and case management experience

The salary for this role is competitive and dependant upon experience. Hours of work are Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

Other benefits include:-

  • 26 days holiday + bank holidays (rises after 5 years of employment)
  • auto enrolment pension
  • childcare vouchers
  • dress down Friday - last Friday of the month