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Family Lawyer

Posted 12/08/2021
£23,000 - £30,000 per annum
Powys
Full time


Family Lawyer

Llanelli

£23000-£30000 Negotiable



The Company

Join one of Llanelli's leading firm of solicitors who are currently in a growth phase and looking for top local talent to join their organisation.



The Role

This position would suit either a recently qualified solicitor looking for their first permanent role or an experienced Family Solicitor looking for a new challenge.

The role will encompass all aspects of family law including:

* Divorce, Ancillaries, Child Care Proceedings, Child Arrangements, Domestic Violence and Non Molestations.
* The role is varied, challenging, can be stressful at times, fast moving but interesting and rewarding
* Experienced candidates are welcome to apply
* The Practice has a large Legally Aided case load of clients as well as private paying clients
* You will be walking into a ready made case load but will be expected to forge your own connections and clients in due course



Requirements

* The ability to deal with clients face to face and exceptional communication skills
* The ability to empathise with the client whilst remaining professional at all times
* Be able to cope with emotionally taxing situations
* Be capable of developing relationships and assisting people
* Strong drafting and negotiating skills
* An understanding and experience of litigation and other dispute resolution methods
* The ability to explain the Legal process to clients who may be challenged and/or have little legal knowledge of how proceedings work
* The ability to work with people of all ages and walks of life including children and the elderly
* Knowledge of Legal Aid funding an advantage but not essential
* Experience of working on a Case Management system an advantage but training will be given



In Return

Opportunities for newly qualified solicitors are few and far between. It also offers the chance to join a leading practice who are offering a solid package. Applications from experienced Family Lawyers are also welcome and in which case the package would be negotiable depending on experience.

For more information contact Kim Simpson a Work Wales for a confidential discussion.



Work Wales

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