Permanent

Family Lawyer

Posted 1 month ago
Herne Bay
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Job Description

Family Lawyer

Location:

Herne Bay, Kent

Salary/Rate:

£45,000 – £55,000/annum

Are you an experienced Family Lawyer?

Do you want an opportunity to work in one of Kent’s Leading Law firms?

KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:

 Responsible for providing range of family legal services, including pre-marital advice, cohabitation, divorce/separation, financial settlement including Schedule 1 Children Act claims, private children and injunctive proceedings

Experience of regularly advising clients in respect of financial remedy following divorce/separation and representing clients in financial remedy proceedings

Conduct of client matters, including own advocacy

Compliance with the firm’s routine time recording, accounts and administrative disciplines including compliance with Lexcel requirements and orderly file management

Be a member of Resolution, preferably a mediator, be collaboratively trained and/or have specialist family accreditation(s)

Play an active role in sustaining and developing the family department by networking and participating in marketing events

Continual updating of legal knowledge by regularly reading professional publications, contributing family articles and producing topical contributions for use in the firm’s social media

Attend the Firm’s other offices in order to attend client and departmental meetings and provide cover for other Family solicitors when on holiday or during unforeseen absences.

To have a personal development plan and evaluate the effect of training on achievement

To genuinely be part of the family team and encourage a co-operative working relationship with other members of the department

Make contact immediately for full details of the opportunity