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:

  1. Conducting legal research and providing accurate and comprehensive advice on various family law issues.
  2. Preparing legal documents, including contracts, agreements, and court forms.
  3. Representing clients in court hearings and other family law proceedings.
  4. Assisting clients in negotiations and mediation sessions to reach amicable settlements.
  5. Maintaining meticulous case records and documentation.
  6. Communicating with clients, opposing counsels, and relevant stakeholders professionally and efficiently.
  7. Upholding confidentiality and ethical standards in all aspects of the role.

To be considered for this position, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  1. Qualifications: A qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive with a valid practicing certificate in England and Wales, specializing in family law.
  2. Experience: Demonstrable experience in handling a variety of family law cases, ideally in a private paying capacity.
  3. Expertise: Strong knowledge of relevant family law legislation, procedures, and best practices.
  4. Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to articulate complex legal concepts to clients in a clear and understandable manner.
  5. Time Management: Effective time management skills to handle multiple cases and deadlines efficiently.
  6. Advocacy: Experience in representing clients in court and advocating on their behalf in family law proceedings.
  7. Empathy: A compassionate and empathetic approach to understanding clients’ needs and providing support during difficult times.
  8. 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. 


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