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Family Solicitor/Legal Executive

  • £35000 - £40000 per annum
  • Tyne And Wear
  • Posted: 27/08/2021
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 215285505

Job Details

Family Solicitor/Legal Executive, 1+ PQE/EXP, Tyne & Wear, £up to £40,000 (DOE) plus extensive benefits. Due to planned growth and expansion, this firm are looking for a Solicitor or Legal Executive to work full time within their family law department specialising in Care (mainly parent work) and private Children Act proceedings. To apply or to register your interest, please call Lauren on 0161 850 0745 and quote Job Ref: 5505

JOB TITLE: Family Solicitor/Legal Executive
LOCATION: Tyne & Wear
SALARY: up to £40,000 (DOE)

The successful Lawyer will work alongside the firms existing family law team and will have some experience of dealing with a varied caseload of care and private Children Act matters. Career progression will be available including progressing towards Panel membership for the right candidate. You must have sound and relevant experience already gained within a respected Family team and have some experience of handling a varied caseload. In the role you will be required to supervise the work of secretaries, trainees, paralegals and others. Ensure ongoing competency training including completing compliance training. Meet set fee earning targets both monthly and annually. Participate in business development activities as and when required to include building, maintaining and nurturing appropriate network of contacts, referrers and business partners with the aim of winning new work whilst also fostering and developing relationships with both existing and past clients to ensure repeat instructions are received. You will also work with the firms BDM to develop and successfully market the department. Assist in the production of advice articles for the firm and take an active role on social media including firm and self-promotion.

You will be required to have excellent organisational, oral and written communication skills, a strong academic background, a self-starting approach to tasks and projects and have an ability to work on your own initiative. To remain calm and professionally detached in all circumstances and be committed to a career in family law approach. As well as a great salary and benefits package, the firm also offer opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge and to progress within the firm.

Contact Lauren at eNL on 0161 850 0745 or email with your CV, or simply call for a confidential discussion. eNL will never share your CV with a third party without your express permission. As part of our candidate care process, we aim to respond to all applications in 7 days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide.

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