22 Aug 2017
19 Sep 2017
Simon Shorter
Full time
Contract type
Legal 500-rated firm requires an additional Matrimonial Lawyer for an exclusively private caseload.

A Lexcel accredited firm with a network of offices in Kent, our client provides services to both business and individual clients in areas including Property; Private Client; Family and Employment. Staffed by a team of dedicated lawyers and support, they offer high quality advice in a friendly and professional manner. With numerous accreditations in recognition of their expertise and client care they endeavour to achieve the best results in each individual circumstance.

The Role
Due to continued success, our client is now seeking an additional Lawyer to join their highly-regarded Matrimonial department in Canterbury. As part of a growing team, the successful Lawyer will handle a full and varied caseload of private Family matters from instruction to settlement to include: divorce and separation; private law Children Act applications; financial remedies including complex matters; cohabitation; pre and post-nuptial agreements and; injunctions. Working on either a full or part time basis, the ideal Lawyer will be confident with strong negotiation and advocacy skills and the ability to build strong relationships with clients, colleagues and external professionals.

In return, our client offers flexible working, competitive remuneration and genuine career progression for the right Lawyer. Please contact Simon for further information quoting reference SS26260.

The Candidate
You must be a qualified Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive with a solid background in private Family law.
You must have excellent technical skills with particular expertise in financial remedy being essential for the position.
You will have excellent client care and negotiation skills.
Membership of Resolution would be advantageous.
You will be able to manage a demanding caseload with limited supervision.
An aptitude for marketing and business development is desirable.
You will be dedicated, meticulous and personable.

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