A well-established and award-winning firm with several offices across the East Midlands has an opening for a Child Care Solicitor to join their Family team in Leicester.
This role would suit a Solicitor with previous experience from a Family environment looking for the next step in their career.
Our client Having been recognised in the region by Lexcel and the Law Society to name a few, my client is a leading law firm with an excellent reputation across the East Midlands.
With 6 offices across the region and over 200 team members, they are well-known for their progressive nature and positive working environment.
The role - You will be welcomed into this highly-regarded Child Care team to provide clerical and administrative support to the wider department - Drafting and collating relevant bundles of legal documentation for legal proceedings - Acting as the point of contact for clients via telephone and email enquiries whilst writing letters to clients and the Court - Maintaining any office administration including photocopying, filing and faxing - Complete legal aid forms under the supervision of an experienced fee earner - Instructing counsel and preparing briefs to counsel - Attending court, arranging meeting, taking client instructions and preparing statements for clients
The ideal candidate - In order to be considered for this position, you should be 2+ years PQE - You will be hard working and reliable with strong team working skills - You should have strong client management skills and be able to communicate effectively with clients from varied backgrounds - Working under pressure, you must have strong organisational skills and be able to prioritise to a high level
How to apply If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Jonny Weare at Sacco Mann on 0113 467 9781 or another member of the Private Practice team.
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