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Salary:
competitive dep on exp
Job type:
Permanent
Job sector:
Private Practice
Sector:
Family / Matrimonial
Experience:
PQE 5, PQE 6-9, PQE 10+
Contact:
Sue Elford
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A Senior Solicitor or Legal Executive is sought by this South Devon law firm to join their leading and well established family department to work in the Care team.

You will need to have Children Panel accreditation and experience of representing children through their Guardian, and parents in public law proceedings as well as advocacy experience and preferably experience of managing a legal aid contract.

Both full time or part time hours will be considered.

Person Specification:

  • You will be a qualified Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive;
  • Have Law Society Children Panel Accreditation;
  • Experience of representing parents and children in public law proceedings;
  • Advocacy experience;
  • Excellent communication and client care skills;
  • Ability to deal sensitively and appropriately with confidential information;
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with clients and other business sources;
  • Ability to work well under pressure within stipulated timescales and meet deadlines;
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritise effectively;
  • Enjoy working in a team and ability to work using own initiative;
  • Empathetic whilst dealing with sensitive issues;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Modern IT skills;
  • Professional and positive work attitude with the ability to embrace change;
  • Willingness to attend courses and webinars to increase knowledge and understanding;
  • Ability to work towards and meet the firm’s core competencies;
  • Commitment to the firm and the ability to provide a confident and positive input;
  • Ability to take responsibility and ownership for the success of the firm and your own development.

This is a permanent position and the firm offer a highly competitive salary and benefits.

A Senior Solicitor or Legal Executive is sought by this South Devon law firm to join their leading and well established family department to work in the Care team.

You will need to have Children Panel accreditation and experience of representing children through their Guardian, and parents in public law proceedings as well as advocacy experience and preferably experience of managing a legal aid contract.

Both full time or part time hours will be considered.

Person Specification:

  • You will be a qualified Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive;
  • Have Law Society Children Panel Accreditation;
  • Experience of representing parents and children in public law proceedings;
  • Advocacy experience;
  • Excellent communication and client care skills;
  • Ability to deal sensitively and appropriately with confidential information;
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with clients and other business sources;
  • Ability to work well under pressure within stipulated timescales and meet deadlines;
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritise effectively;
  • Enjoy working in a team and ability to work using own initiative;
  • Empathetic whilst dealing with sensitive issues;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Modern IT skills;
  • Professional and positive work attitude with the ability to embrace change;
  • Willingness to attend courses and webinars to increase knowledge and understanding;
  • Ability to work towards and meet the firm’s core competencies;
  • Commitment to the firm and the ability to provide a confident and positive input;
  • Ability to take responsibility and ownership for the success of the firm and your own development.

This is a permanent position and the firm offer a highly competitive salary and benefits.

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