Associate Solicitor

Recruiter
Irwin Mitchell LLP
Location
Leeds, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Aug 2019
Closes
23 Aug 2019
Ref
1177209050
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Role

This is a superb opportunity to develop your skills within a highly established and innovative department and to work alongside leading solicitors and experts on a stimulating mix of high quality privately-funded cases. We are looking for a qualified Solicitor with 5+ years PQE starting as soon as practical.

It is essential that you possess rounded client service skills and you must be able to empathise with a wide range of clients in order to resolve the most sensitive and complicated practicalities involved in family break-ups. Of particular importance will be organisational and communication skills. The successful candidate will be committed to team work, and crucially have a proven track record in business development and networking to help in developing and building a successful Family Law Team at the top of the market.

You will have good IT skills and should be familiar with the Microsoft Office suite of applications. The successful candidate will be rewarded with strong partner access and training and excellent career progression opportunities.

If you thrive on being busy and can adapt well to new challenges, then we'll give you all the training and support you'll need to help you succeed in this highly rewarding role.

The Benefits

In addition to your basic salary we have a competitive benefits package including pension, critical illness cover, health cash plan, death in service, discounted legal services, 25 days hols (this increases with length of service), discounted online shopping, discounted gym memberships and season ticket loans.

Additional Information

As part of the Irwin Mitchell Group's on-boarding process all successful applicants are required to complete the group's employment screening process. This process helps to ensure that all new employees meet our standards in relation to honesty and integrity therefore protecting the interests of the Group, existing employees, clients, partners and other stakeholders.

The background checks made will establish your eligibility to work in the UK, and criminal record check and financial checks with a credit reference agency will also be undertaken.

The employment screening process will fully comply with Data Protection and other applicable laws.

Irwin Mitchell LLP is an equal opportunity employer.

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