Vacancy

Family Lawyer – 5+PQE, Preston

Full Time – Preston

We are looking for Family Lawyer to work alongside the team, dealing with our clients in a clear and concise manner, running a caseload working to individual and team targets to help the overall team achieve its objectives, whilst working on individual objectives to develop within the team.

You will benefit from:-

  • Competitive salary
  • 28 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Hybrid working
  • Life Assurance of x2 annual salary (facility to increase at employees own cost)
  • Pension scheme
  • Voluntary Cash Plan Scheme – to assist with dental & optical bills
  • Eye Care Vouchers
  • Continued development and learning opportunities including sponsorship and study leave options
  • Discounted legal services, client Introduction scheme
  • Regular appraisals & bi-annual companywide social functions

Your role will include: –

  • Handling and managing your own caseload of a range of family matters including but not limited to Divorce, financial applications, and private children law matters for our clients
  • Conducting your own advocacy on your cases, subject to experience
  • Maintaining and developing specialist knowledge expertise and skills
  • Complying with all training/professional development requirements, and maintaining accurate records of all training/professional development undertaken to service our clients
  • Maintaining a thorough understanding of and complying with the Solicitors Accounts and Solicitors Practice Rules, and all revisions thereto
  • Developing new client relationships and ensuring excellent standards are maintained when servicing our clients
  • Ensuring the retention of good clients through appropriate client management and matter completion
  • Supporting key office led and departmental events to secure new clients, cross refer opportunities and further increase the team’s strong reputation
  • Ensuring clients receive the best commercial legal advice tailored to their circumstances
  • Achieving personal utilisation and realisation targets
  • Building relationships both internally and externally throughout the business and department to raise your own profile – we believe the key to our success is to build strong relationships within our teams and with our clients

You will have:-

  • 5+ years PQE or experience of handling a caseload at this level
  • Outstanding client care skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and time management skills
  • Outstanding organisational, written and IT skills (Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team both inside and outside of your department
  • Ability to demonstrate a clear understanding of the Solicitors Code of Conduct in respect of referrals and of the Money Laundering Regulations
  • Case management system experience would be an advantage for Proclaim

To apply for this role, please send your CV and covering letter to human.resources@napthens.co.uk or apply using the link below.  If you would like further information, please do not hesitate to contact our HR Department on 01772 888444 or Human.Resources@napthens.co.uk who would be delighted to assist.

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