Associate Solicitor – Family/Matrimonial/Childcare
Location: North London
Our dynamic and driven client law firm is currently seeking an Associate Solicitor to join their highly structured team who deal with quite high complex work.
As well as divorce and separation, our solicitors also assist clients with a wide range of other family law issues, including:-
Child arrangements following divorce
Cohabitation agreements for unmarried couples
Domestic violence cases
Civil partnership dissolution and same-sex marriage
The team consists of two partners, a senior consultant, paralegal, full time secretary and trainee. Main tasks/ responsibilities:-You will have your own target and will be rewarded for actively introducing clients to the firm.
To develop and maintain good client relationship skills, gaining clients’ confidence and that of other professionals
Receive requests for legal advice from current and potential clients and deciding on the most appropriate responses to make to these requests
Offering advice on the law, legal procedures and a wide range of associated issues
Research documents and case history to ensure accuracy of advice and procedures
To manage an agreed caseload of clients in consultation with the Head of Department
To follow office procedures and systems in order to manage cases effectively and in accordance with the firm’s standards.
To process cases on a timely and cost effective basis
To bill promptly and to collect outstanding balances as soon as feasible.
To maintain professional standards.
To introduce clients to other fee earners as appropriate.
To enhance and improve the firm’s client base by way of effective liaison with clients, both existing and with introducers of work.
Salary: 3+ – 7yrs pqe £50,- 60,000pa +
Start Date: Asap