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Family Solicitor - Leading Legal 500 Firm - Essex

Employer
Austen Lloyd
Location
England, Essex
Salary
£40000 - £60000 per annum + generous benefits package
Closing date
5 Jul 2024
Reference
GD 54087

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors, Private Practice
Experience Level
Mid Level
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Practice Areas
Private Client, Family
PQE
1-3 Years, 4-6 Years

Job Details


Family Solicitor - Leading Legal 500 Firm - Essex

About the Role:

Join a prestigious Legal 500 firm based in Essex as a Family Solicitor, focusing on providing expert legal services in family law matters. This role offers the opportunity to work with a highly regarded team, handling a diverse caseload and contributing to the continued success of the firm.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage a varied caseload of family law matters, including divorce, financial settlements, child custody, and domestic abuse cases.
  • Provide strategic legal advice and representation to clients, ensuring their interests are effectively advocated for.
  • Conduct negotiations and mediations on behalf of clients to achieve favourable outcomes.
  • Prepare and review legal documents, including court applications, agreements, and correspondence.
  • Attend court hearings and represent clients in family proceedings when necessary.
  • Collaborate with colleagues and support staff to deliver high-quality legal services and maintain client satisfaction.

Criteria:

  • Qualified Solicitor with approximately 2 years or more post-qualification experience (PQE) in family law.
  • Demonstrated experience handling a range of family law matters independently.
  • Strong advocacy and negotiation skills, with a proven track record of achieving successful outcomes for clients.
  • Excellent knowledge of relevant family law legislation and procedures.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients from diverse backgrounds and provide empathetic support.
  • Organised and detail-oriented, with the ability to manage a busy caseload efficiently.
  • A team player with a proactive approach to work and a commitment to delivering exceptional client service.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary package commensurate with experience.
  • Opportunities for career development and progression within a reputable Legal 500 firm.
  • Supportive working environment with a focus on work-life balance.
  • Access to training and professional development resources.
  • Convenient location in Essex with excellent transport links.

Hybrid Working Policy:

This firm operates a hybrid working policy, offering flexibility for employees to work remotely for a portion of their time. Flexible working arrangements can be discussed and accommodated to suit individual needs.

Apply below or contact Gemma at Austen Lloyd on 01275 463111, quoting role reference: GD 54087

Austen Lloyd Limited is a Specialist Legal Recruitment Agency operating. Please note our advertisements may use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However, we would be happy to consider applications from all candidates who can demonstrate the skills needed to perform the role; GD 54087

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