Solicitor - Private Family

Recruiter
Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited
Location
Calne
Posted
31 Oct 2018
Closes
03 Dec 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An excellent opportunity for a Private Family Solicitor has arisen in a top-ranking Wiltshire practice.

Working alongside experienced fee earners, the firm welcomes applications from newly qualified and above solicitors who have experience in a family department and are able to handle a mixed caseload under minimum supervision. In addition, you will have access to your own transport as you may be required to travel to the firms’ other offices in the area.

Responsibilities
• Private funded matrimonial matters
• Divorce
• High-value cases
• Separation agreements
• Children Act matters
• Financial remedy
• Contested court proceedings
• Cohabitation disputes and agreements
• Pre-nuptial agreements
• Domestic abuse and injunctions
• Property disputes
• Matters with international and domestic elements
• Mediation and negotiations
• Conducting advocacy
• Business development, networking and marketing

The Candidate
• Ideally, a newly qualified and above solicitor with experience in private family law
• Excellent negotiating, mediation and client care skills are essential
• Family Law and/or Resolution Membership would advantageous but not essential
• Confident in conducting advocacy and high-net-worth client representation
• Access to own car is desirable, as you may be required to travel between the firms’ other offices
• Handle multiple caseloads with minimum supervision
• Have a flair for business development, networking and marketing

The Firm
This Lexcel-accredited firm has a long history in the South West, and with several offices in the area, it enjoys a stellar reputation for providing practical and effective legal advice. The firm has a modern, up-to-date approach and is regularly instructed in very complex disputes. This regional heavyweight has invested in long-term strategic planning and is currently recruiting for additional high-calibre candidates to join the established, well-respected team. The firm prides itself on maintaining strong links with the local community through a comprehensive programme of networking and supporting local charities, and as a result, instructions come from an established client base.

Benefits
• Generous holiday allowance
• Contributory pension scheme
• Private healthcare including dental care and therapy
• Discretionary bonus scheme
• Genuine opportunity for career development and progression
• Structured work environment
• Exposure to a quality caseload

Solicitor – Private Family

For further details of this Private Family Solicitor vacancy, please contact Siobhan quoting reference SL03419001.

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