Position: Family Locum Solicitor or Legal Executive
Location: Manchester, United Kingdom
Duration: 3-Month Contract temporary
Commencement: Immediate Start
About the firm:
This role is working for a well-established law firm based in Manchester, renowned for providing exceptional legal services in family law matters. As a leading practice in the region, they take pride in offering tailored solutions to their clients and achieving positive outcomes for their family-related challenges. To meet the demands of the growing clientele, they are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Family Locum Solicitor or Legal Executive to join the team on a temporary basis.
As a Family Locum Solicitor or Legal Executive, you will be responsible for handling a diverse caseload of purely private paying family matters. Your primary focus will be on delivering high-quality legal advice and representation to the clients, ensuring their best interests are protected throughout the process. Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
- Conducting legal research and providing accurate and comprehensive advice on various family law issues.
- Preparing legal documents, including contracts, agreements, and court forms.
- Representing clients in court hearings and other family law proceedings.
- Assisting clients in negotiations and mediation sessions to reach amicable settlements.
- Maintaining meticulous case records and documentation.
- Communicating with clients, opposing counsels, and relevant stakeholders professionally and efficiently.
- Upholding confidentiality and ethical standards in all aspects of the role.
To be considered for this position, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Qualifications: A qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive with a valid practicing certificate in England and Wales, specializing in family law.
- Experience: Demonstrable experience in handling a variety of family law cases, ideally in a private paying capacity.
- Expertise: Strong knowledge of relevant family law legislation, procedures, and best practices.
- Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to articulate complex legal concepts to clients in a clear and understandable manner.
- Time Management: Effective time management skills to handle multiple cases and deadlines efficiently.
- Advocacy: Experience in representing clients in court and advocating on their behalf in family law proceedings.
- Empathy: A compassionate and empathetic approach to understanding clients’ needs and providing support during difficult times.
- Professionalism: Upholding the highest standards of professionalism, ethics, and integrity.
Why Join Us:
- Join a respected and reputable law firm with a strong focus on family law.
- Work on diverse and engaging cases in a purely private paying context.
- Collaborate with a team of experienced legal professionals who value teamwork and excellence.
- Gain valuable experience and enhance your professional development within a supportive environment.
- Competitive remuneration package commensurate with experience.
How to Apply:
If you are a dedicated and qualified Family Locum Solicitor or Legal Executive seeking a challenging opportunity in Manchester, we encourage you to apply without delay. To be considered, please submit your up-to-date CV to this advert.
This is a temporary position for a 3-month contract, with the possibility of extension based on business needs. For more information please contact Rob Addy on 0114 2418030.