PART TIME FAMILY LAWYER

Location
Canterbury
Salary
Competitive Package
Posted
19 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Ref
SS26244
Contact
Simon Shorter
Practice area
Children law, Family
Hours
Part time
Contract type
Permanent
Dynamic Family Lawyer sought on a part time basis in Kent.

The Firm
A highly regarded practice with a network of offices, our client delivers a comprehensive range of services to businesses and individuals in the region. Recognising that their staff are their biggest asset, they promote personal development and training and offer a friendly and supportive working environment, where they can thrive. Committed to ensuring excellence in client care, they go above and beyond to ensured tailored advice and solutions and are rightly proud to hold the coveted Lexcel accreditation. Actively involved within the communities in which they are based, they have a loyal client base.

The Role
An excellent opportunity has now arisen for a talented Family Lawyer to join a specialist team based in the Canterbury area, on a part time basis. With flexibility on the days worked, the successful Lawyer will manage their own caseload of matrimonial matters alongside assisting the family partner with her files. Ensuring high levels of client care and service at all times the successful Lawyer will advise on and represent clients in areas including: divorce and separation; injunction proceedings; financial settlements including provisions for children; cohabitation and; private children matters. It is envisaged that this role will require travel to the practices other offices to attend departmental and client meetings, as well as occasional cover for other members of the team.

Keen to play and active role in the continued development of the department, the successful Solicitor or Legal Executive will participate in marketing and networking initiatives and contribute to family articles. If you have excellent client care skills and are seeking a hands-on role offering a friendly and supportive working environment, competitive remunerations and opportunities for continued training and development, please contact Simon for further information quoting reference SS26244.

The Candidate
You must be a Solicitor or Legal Executive with 2-3 years’ PQE;
You will be technically proficient with solid Family experience;
You will have membership of the Law Society’s Family Panel or Resolution or be willing to obtain this;
You will have excellent communication and client care skills;
You will have your own workload and be able to work with minimal supervision;
You will be a pro-active team player with a flair for marketing and networking;
You will be seeking a part time position.

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