Family Law Childcare Solicitor

To manage all client work allocated in accordance with detailed procedures and quality standards contained in the practice’s office manual.

Your primary role will be to coverall aspects of Child Care work, you will provide technical expertise and guidance to team members and external clients.

Principal accountabilities:

• Dealing with with all Child Care cases.
• Manage own caseload.
• Actively manage and develop client relationships including day to day contact with key clients
• Ensure Family Law knowledge is up to date and is familiar with all relevant legislation
• Liaise closely with other fee earners in the team and with clients
• Timely completion of forms, letters and applications
• To act as an ambassador for the firm.
• Research
• Marketing activities (Seminars, workshops, pitches etc)
• To play an active role in the delivery of targets in line with the current business plan

Job challenges:

• Working to targets and deadlines
• Managing your workload
• Providing both a quality and speedy service to internal & external clients
• Be self-motivated and use initiative
• Understand and embrace the concept of “excellent customer service” coupled with “urgency to get things done”.

Job knowledge, Skills & Experience:

• 7 Years+ PQE
• Registered with the Law Society and Children Panel Membership and committed and highly driven
• Must have a clean, valid Practicing Certificate at the time of applying
• Committed team player with ability to approach team concerns fairly, foster culture of
positive change and encourage cross referrals
• Professional with a pro-active approach; excellent client care skills and ability to deal with vulnerable clients and resolve complicated practicalities involved in Child Care issues
• Excellent networking and communication skills with the ability to successfully market the Company and generate new business
• Working knowledge of the publically funded Child Care work
• Have extensive experience in dealing with all Child Care work related work and some expertise on adoption matters
• Experience in own advocacy is an advantage
• Familiar with CCMS to deal with own applications
• Excellent IT Skills -familiar with Microsoft Office applications and document management skills

Apply direct by emailing your CV and covering letter to g.regan@awhsolicitors.co.uk

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