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Family Solicitor

| FAMILY SOLICITOR |

| 4 DAYS A WEEK AT SUTTON-IN-ASHFIELD OFFICE, 1 DAY A WEEK IN NOTTINGHAM OFFICE|

| MONDAY - FRIDAY, 9.00AM - 5.00PM |

| PERMANENT |

| £30,000 - £35,000 PER ANNUM, D.O.E |

**BENEFITS**

  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • 32 days paid annual leave (includes 20 days holiday, plus 8 bank holidays, plus 4 extra days over Christmas when the offices close)

Our client is keen to recruit another Family Fee Earner at their Sutton in Ashfield office in order to assist with the current workload and to build the department further. This position is a great opportunity for a Newly Qualified Solicitor who has had experience in a family department previously, and who is looking to build a career. You will have the chance to build a reputation for yourself in the local area and to help grow the family law workload and department.

You will be required to cover all areas of Family Law but particularly:

  • Divorce/Civil Partnership Dissolution
  • Child Arrangements
  • Financial and property issues on divorce or separation
  • Pre-nuptial, separation and cohabitation agreements
  • Domestic violence cases

Responsibilities:

  • Meeting new clients, taking instructions and advising
  • Conducting their own caseload of family work in an efficient manner
  • Drafting all documents as required
  • Using Legal Aid CCMS for applications, amendments, billing
  • Representing clients at Court and conducting own advocacy
  • Instructing Counsel and experts
  • Liaising and building links with agencies such as Women’s Aid and NIDAS, and 'networking’ with other professional advisers
  • Supporting other members of the team where required
  • Networking in order to assist in the expansion of the office

Skills/Attributes/Experience:

  • A strong desire to learn
  • Enthusiastic and ambitious
  • Hardworking and organised
  • Adaptable and accommodating
  • A smart and tidy appearance
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • IT competent
  • Excellent timekeeping and attendance

Please only apply for this position if you can evidence, on your CV, the essential elements of the post.

Should this not be the case, you will only receive an automatically generated email response to your application with no further communication.

Private Client Solicitor (Wills & Probate)

| PRIVATE CLIENT SOLICITOR (WILLS & PROBATES)

| NOTTINGHAM |

| £30,000 - £40,000 PER ANNUM - DEPENDANT ON EXPERIENCE |

| PERMANENT, MONDAY - FRIDAY 9.00AM - 5.00PM |

*BENEFITS*

  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • 20 days holiday, plus bank holidays
  • 4 extra holiday days over Christmas when the offices close

Our client is seeking an experienced Private Client Solicitor which will be a varied and challenging role, where you will work on your own case-load of quality private client matters. The successful candidate will be expected to deal with all aspects of the matter from inception through to completion. Our client offers a competitive salary and a supportive, progressive working environment working within an experienced team.

Responsibilities:

  • Will drafting including complex wills, estate and inheritance tax planning
  • Estate Administration
  • Taking instructions and preparing Lasting Powers of Attorney for both health and welfare and property and financial affairs
  • Experience in contentious probate matters

Skills/Attributes/Experience:

  • 1-5 years post qualification experience is ESSENTIAL
  • Background in handling their own case-load of private client matters
  • Practical and commercial approach
  • Good personal skills and the ability to build a rapport and network
  • Desire to become their client’s trusted advisor
  • Strong communication
  • Excellent timekeeping and attendance
  • Enthusiastic and ambitious
  • Hard-working and organised
  • Adaptable and accommodating
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • IT competent

Please only apply for this position if you can evidence, on your CV, the essential elements of the post.

Should this not be the case, you will only receive an automatically generated email response to your application with no further communication.

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