Our Client is one of the largest legal practices with offices located in the South West.
With clearly defined divisions catering for business and private clients, their teams are able to offer the very best legal advice through a full range of legal services, across a wide range of areas and commercial sectors. They reward their hard-working staff with flexibility, competitive salaries with a generous holiday plan and a fantastic benefits package.
We are seeking an experienced Lawyer to join the Family Team at this professional law firm based in their Torquay office.
Your team are supportive and will be welcoming; an enthusiastic candidate with experience is essential. You will need to be able to manage large workloads effectively and be productive under pressure. Successful candidates will have previous experience, be personable, articulate and enjoy working both in an individual role and as an integral part of the team.
The role will include overseeing the whole process of each case from pre-proceedings through to completion of the final hearing. Organising/participating in training events as appropriate and/or necessary.
The ideal candidate will be a qualified Solicitor/Legal Executive with sufficient experience necessary to enable them to hit the ground running.
You will be part of a team of specialists, who all handle their own caseload of varied matters. You will be responsible for progressing your own caseload of files focussed – You will be expected to conduct your own advocacy, unless complex or lengthy.
To make sure that quality standards are understood and adhered to at all times. To promote a high quality of service and to maintain file administration, carry out reviews as directed and comply with the firm’s quality standards policies and procedures outlined in the firm’s Practice Manual. To adhere to the firm’s Equality and Diversity Policy at all times.
To achieve any billing, time and fee earning targets set; to co-operate with the firm’s credit control arrangements; to manage time effectively and ensure billing is carried out regularly. Ensure recommendations and cross-referrals occur to other departments and personnel within the firm.
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