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Family Solicitor ref : 465393075
45,000 Devon
24/01/2018 11:06:57

Family Solicitor
Location: Devon - Commutable From Bristol, Exeter, Dorset and Somerset
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per annum

My client is looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious Family Lawyer to join a highly respected Family practice in Devon.
The role will involve:
* Ensure the confidentiality and security of all firm and client documentation and/or information.
* Ensure client and matter records are made and maintained in line with the firm's procedures.
* Manage files diligently and review each regularly.
* Compliance with internal policies and procedures, ethical standards and regulatory requirements.
* Maintain regular contact with the client and keep him/her informed at all times.
* Deal promptly with all client enquiries and correspondence.
* Maintain effective communication with colleagues across the firm, as required.
* Adhere to the Solicitor's Regulation Authority (SRA) Client Care directive and ensure the client care documentation is issued at the relevant time.
* Ensure clients are aware of all legal services across the firm.
* Support, contribute and enhance the marketing strategies of the team.
* Develop, support and train junior and professional support staff effectively, encouraging them to produce high quality work at all times.
* Comply with the relevant training requirements of your professional body.
* Understand the obligations relating to client accounts and ensure that the preparation and service of bills complies with Solicitors Accounts Rules.
* Maintain time recording on client matters on a daily basis in accordance with the firm's procedures.
Experience and skills required:
* Strong experience within Family Law, but we will consider applications from any candidates who can demonstrate the desired skills.
* Good experience of supervising more junior members of the team and supporting their development.
The Candidate:
* A 'can do' attitude with a commitment to achieving the client's aims and objectives.
* An ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines.
* Strong interpersonal skills; effective communicator at all levels (written and verbal).
* A commercial, pro-active and professional approach to work.
* Excellent organisational skills, demonstrable examples of multi-tasking and an ability to juggle competing priorities.
* Demonstrable self-confidence, initiative and innovative thinking.
* Must interact well with others in a sensitive and effective way - a team player.
* Must be self-motivated, committed to working towards goals with strong enthusiasm and career commitment.
* Pro-active approach.
* Understand the importance of confidentiality and use of discretion.
* Must be flexible, successfully adapting to changing demands and conditions
Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within five days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful

Ambridge Harris is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Ambridge Harris will not discriminate on unlawful grounds.

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