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18 days ago
Thomas Flavell Solicitors
Salary: Competitive
Location: Warwickshire, Coventry, Nuneaton, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick
Job type: Permanent
Job sector: Private Practice
Experience: PQE 10+, PQE Partner
Contact: Jamie
Sector: Private Client
Category: Lawyer Jobs, Solicitor Jobs

Private Client Solicitor


Office: Warwick

Hours: Part time or Full time

Salary: Competitive

Holidays: 23 days plus bank holidays (+ length of service holiday rewards)

Bonus on offer!


Overview of role

Private Client Solicitor to provide expert legal support and advice in Probate, Wills & Trusts to clients following the correct legislation and firm procedures with confidence.


Main Tasks (this list is non-exhaustive):

  • Providing legal advice and assistance to clients;

  • Taking clear instructions from clients and acting on such instructions;

  • Following the appropriate legislation at all times;

  • Minimising exposure to firm and mitigating any risks;

  • Manage client expectations;

  • Provide clear costs information on all matters;

  • Ensuring clients have agreed to the firm terms & conditions;

  • Ensuring necessary ID is on all client files;

  • Ensuring your client invoices are paid on time;

  • Managing your caseload ensuring clients receive regular contact from the firm;

  • Working where necessary as part of a team;

  • Meeting financial targets;

  • Maintaining a professional standard at all times;

  • Delegating work to trainee solicitors, paralegals and legal secretaries as appropriate;

  • Carrying out risk assessments on all files and notifying compliance of any risks to the firm;

  • To take part in pro-bono work;

  • Keeping up to date with compliance procedures and policies;

  • Keeping up to date with changes and developments in the law by reading journals, attending courses and reading law reports;

 

Training

  • To maintain your training record in accordance with your regulator’s policy;

  • Anti-Money Laundering training;

  • Data Protection;

  • Fraud;

  • Cybercrime;

  • To actively keep up to date and further your knowledge within the area of which you work.

 

Inclusive responsibilities:

  • To act in the best interest of the firm at all times;

  • To adhere to the firm’s policies at all times;

  • To be respectful at all times to colleagues, suppliers, clients and any other visitors of the firm;

  • To provide a high standard of client care.


Qualities:

  • Calm and approachable;

  • A passion for Law;

  • Team player;

  • Positive attitude;

  • Stamina and resilience;

  • A professional approach to work, integrity and a respect for confidentiality.

 

Skills/Experience:

  • Solicitor/Legal Executive/CLC or Probate Practitioner with 10 years PQE;

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral;

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills;

  • Accuracy and attention to detail;

  • Numeracy and IT skills;

  • Ability to plan work and prioritise tasks;

  • Interpersonal skills, to work as part of a team or with other people and organisations;


If this role sounds perfect for you then we are excited to hear from you! 

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