Family Law Solicitor/Chartered Legal Executive

 

Family Law Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive

We wish to recruit a self-motivated, ambitious individual to join our Family Team.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing new and existing clients and caseload with minimal supervision.

  • Ensuring all legal work is undertaken in the best interest of the client and is conducted in accordance with the Law Society rules and best legal practice.

  • Preparing legal documents and providing legal advice and other legal services relating to all privately funded family matters.

  • Ensuring full compliance and all professional requirements laid down in the firm’s Handbook in order to bring matters to an effective conclusion.

  • Ensuring the efficient conduct of matters for which you are responsible.

  • Producing accurate work on time.

  • Assisting in the development of the Family Law team.

  • Engaging in business development activities for the team and for the firm.

  • Achieving your agreed target through time recording and billing work and if work goes over the estimate to keep the client fully informed.

  • Managing and supervising secretaries, receptionists and support staff.

 You will:

  • Have strong IT skills and be capable of working with a minimum of supervision and support.

  • Maintain billing levels in accordance with agreed targets.

  • Be people friendly, a team player and a safe pair of hands who understands the importance of developing and maintaining excellent client relationships and client care.

  • Be proactive with a keen interest in looking for and capturing new business together with developing the team.

This is a full time positions but part time applicants will be considered.

Please send CV (including home address, telephone number and references (if available) with salary expectations to recruit@howell-jones.com

No agencies please

Howell-Jones LLP is committed to providing equal opportunities and to avoiding unlawful discrimination in employment. We shall ensue that no job applicant shall receive less favourable treatment because of their gender, sex, marital or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, colour, race, ethnic origin, religion, disability or age.