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Family Solicitor - Hybrid

Employer
Frontline Recruitment Group
Location
Dorchester
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

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Sector
Legal
Hours
Part Time
Flexibility
Home working available, Hybrid Working
Contract Type
Permanent

Frontline Recruitment Weymouth are seeking an experienced solicitor/legal executive which experience in Matrimonial/Family experience to provide high-quality legal services to our clients. With a focus on excellence, integrity, and client satisfaction, we take pride in our team of skilled and dedicated professionals. We are currently seeking a talented and experienced Family and Matrimonial Solicitor to join our expanding team.

Job Description:

As a Family and Matrimonial Solicitor you will play a crucial role in providing legal expertise and support to clients facing family and matrimonial issues. You will handle a diverse caseload, offering comprehensive advice and representation across various family law matters, including divorce, child custody, financial settlements, cohabitation agreements, and domestic violence cases.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Client Consultation and Communication:
    • Conduct initial consultations with clients to understand their legal needs and objectives.
    • Maintain open and clear communication throughout the legal process, keeping clients informed of developments in their cases.
  2. Case Management:
    • Manage a varied caseload of family and matrimonial matters.
    • Conduct legal research and analysis to build strong cases and provide informed advice.
    • Draft legal documents, including petitions, agreements, and court submissions.
  3. Negotiation and Mediation:
    • Engage in negotiation and mediation processes to achieve amicable resolutions where possible.
    • Represent clients in court when necessary, presenting cases persuasively and professionally.
  4. Legal Advocacy:
    • Attend court hearings, trials, and other legal proceedings to advocate for clients.
    • Stay up-to-date with changes in family law and ensure compliance with relevant legislation.
  5. Client Advocacy:
    • Demonstrate empathy and sensitivity when dealing with clients in emotionally charged situations.
    • Provide clear and realistic advice to clients, managing expectations while working towards favorable outcomes.

Requirements:

  • Qualified solicitor with a number years of post-qualification experience in family and matrimonial law.
  • Strong knowledge of UK family law statutes, case law, and legal precedents.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to handle a diverse caseload with efficiency and attention to detail.
  • Experience in negotiation, mediation, and court advocacy.
  • Commitment to client confidentiality and ethical legal practice.

In return our client is offering this role hybrid with one day in their Dorset office.

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