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Family Law Solicitor

  • Location:

    Swansea

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35,000 - £45,000 per annum DOE

  • Contact:

    St David Recruitment Services

  • Contact email:

    info@stdavid-recruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    +442920797920

  • Job ref:

    PEM1199

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-04-18

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Family Law Solicitor
Swansea
Salary - £35 - £45K per annum (dependant on experience etc.)
Permanent / Full Time
PEM1199

Our client is Swansea is looking for a Family Law Solicitor to join their busy firm.

Essential
•Previous Family Law experience
•Minimum 5 years PQE Solicitor
•Analytical skills
•Written and oral communication skills
•Excellent IT skills (Microsoft packages)
•User case management on case management systems and LAA Online portals

Responsibilities
•To undertake matters which you are competent to conduct having due regard to the policies and procedures defined in the Office Manual relating to your areas of work.
•Arranging appointments and attending new, current and former clients and dealing with their queries including:
•Obtaining instructions and advising on course(s) of action, length and cost of case (as appropriate);
•Assessment of client’s financial means and explanation of Public Funding or Private Terms and
•Drafting and/or dictating correspondence to client, court, solicitors counsel and other third-parties, including Statements, Notices, Applications, and other Legal Forms/Documents for production and preparation by Secretary.
•Undertaking Magistrates and County Court advocacy;
•Instructing counsel, experts, solicitor advocates or other third-parties, reviewing reports and continued liaison as required;
•Arranging hearings and conferences;
•Obtaining and reviewing evidence and statements;
•Negotiation on clients behalf and, liaison with opponents, judges, etc. to obtain most preferable outcome for clients;
•Ensuring efficient day-to-day progress of all matters, prioritising work as necessary and keeping the client informed on progress.
•To ensure that all work carried out meets or exceeds the requirements of the LAA’s Standard Civil Contract, the SRA Code of Conduct and meets Lexcel practice standards
•To record all work carried out accurately and appropriately on the firm’s case management system.
•To make costs applications and deal with LAA notifications on the LAA CCMS portal.
•To record outcomes of legally funded work on the LAA CWA portal.

If this Family Law Solicitor position is of interest, please send your CV to us today.