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Family Solicitor

Ashville Knight
Blandford Forum, UK
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15 Nov 2020

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Family Solicitor

4 year PQE +

Blandford Forum

Salary dependent on qualifications and experience.

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Family Solicitor or Legal Executive who is able to run their own files without supervision. You will be joining a reputable legal practice with a great presence in the Blandford area. They are a multi service firm with great plans for the future.

Due to growth, the firm are looking for someone to set up and manage the department. They are incredibly busy with new instructions already, therefore there may be referrals from these files, although you will need to be able to undertake business development activities to build your caseload.

They are seeking a fee earner with a good understanding of the market. You will advise on a variety of matters to include divorce and separation, private children matters' and financial agreements / disputes. The caseload will be privately funded.

Duties will include:

Managing own caseload

Advising on a variety of privately funded family matters

Develop existing caseload in divorce, finance and private children matters

Drafting legal documentation to include Cohabitation Agreements and Prenuptial Agreements

Drafting various Court Applications

Be actively involved in marketing and business development activities

The successful candidate ideally will:

Have at least 3 - 4 years' experience of maintaining their own caseload and bringing new business in

Be a Solicitor or FCILEx

Be a member of resolution or hold a specialist family accreditation desirable

Effectively develop business

Offer sound legal advice to a diverse client base

Maintain your continuing professional development requirements

Be self-motivated with a drive to develop the team

Work in a collaborative manner within the team and wider firm

Have a positive approach and strong work ethic

In return, the firm are flexible upon salary and will look at fee share options also
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