6 days left

20000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual
26 Oct 2019
23 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
GBP20,000 - GBP40,000 per annum dependent on experience
We are looking to recruit a Family Legal Executive / Fee Earner who has good knowledge and must have some experience of Private Law children and domestic violence matters. Our client undertakes both Legal Aid and privately funded cases.
As Family Fee Earner / Lawyer you will be required to carry out the following duties -
* To know or develop further the commercial understanding of the factors that influence the profitability of the Family department
* Ensuring confidentiality and security of the firm, client documentation and information.
* Maintaining high standards at all times in the processing Family client work, both in respect of professional standards and client care
* To have responsibility for own caseload building and maintaining relationships with clients with some supervision
* Providing regular updates to clients including in relation to fees and disbursements incurred
* Promoting the firm and its services to clients
* To be familiar with and adhere to the Lexcel Quality Standards procedures
* Keeping fully up to date with relevant legislation and practice, complying with the training requirements of the Law Society and SRA.
* Adhere to any money laundering procedures, client identity and data protection requirements
To be considered for this role you will be required to be able to demonstrate and acquire the following -
* Efficient working practices and time recording
* Proven legal experience in family law gained in the family team of a leading law firm
* Solicitor or Fee earner with at least 1 year experience
* A commitment and drive to progress your career
* Ability to build and maintain strong relationships
* You will have a positive and flexible attitude with good communication skills.
* Ability to deal with his/her own case load with minimum supervision
* Experience in using CCMS legal aid portal
* Excellent communication and drafting skills
* Ability to work under a heavy workload and to deadlines
* Ability to work as part of a team.
Our client offers an excellent package commensurate with experience and expertise.
This is an excellent career opportunity for a Family Fee earner to join our client at an exciting time as they seek to grow their business - APPLY NOW to discuss further not to miss out on this great opportunity and

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