Family Solicitor

Purely Recruitment Solutions
Chippenham, UK
22 Aug 2019
09 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Family Solicitor

Location: Wiltshire

Salary: Competitive

We are recruiting a Family Solicitor for a prestigious Law Practice in Wiltshire. This position will report directly to the Partner and Head of the Family department. The successful applicants will be taking over an existing caseload containing a mixture of divorce and separation cases involving both financial elements and children matters. The Practice prides itself in its local connections and thrives on its reputation.

The Role:

* To take on an existing work load of Family work

* To grow and develop Family work

* Practice development locally

* To carry out any other duties within the employees skills and abilities whenever reasonably instructed

Knowledge/experience required:

* Previous experience of working within a law practice

* Good experience of Family law dealing with all aspects of divorce, separation, financial settlements, children matters, injunctions and pre/post-nuptial agreements

* Excellent client care skills

* Excellent negotiating skills

* Good advocacy skills

* Good IT skills

* Excellent organisational skills

Skills Required:

* Excellent literacy skills

* Excellent communication and people skills

* Flexibility

* Good attention to detail

* Excellent professional working manner and presentable at all times

* Good time-keeping

* Excellent telephone manner

The Benefits:

* Competitive Salary, depending on experience and suitability for the role.

* 25 days holiday per year plus Bank Holidays.

* Automatic enrolment into the Work Place Pension Scheme after three months of employment.

* Entitlement to a discretionary bonus as part of the firm's Individual Performance Objectives bonus scheme.

* Healthcare scheme

* 9am-5.15pm Monday-Friday

Please note: The role may require travel within Wiltshire, therefore it is essential the applicant has their own transport.

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