Solicitor – Family – Bristol
We have an exciting and rare opportunity for a junior solicitor to join our family team in Bristol, handling a varied caseload of high quality work.
Hours: Full time
Vacancy Reference: 354-LBL
The team are looking to recruit a junior solicitor to join the busy family team in our Bristol office.
You will have experience of handling high quality family law matters to include both privately funded financial remedy work and cohabitation disputes. The client base comprises professional clients, high net worth individuals, those with business interests and those in the sports and agricultural sectors.
You role will be to be involved with all stages of a case, from taking part in client meetings and liaising with clients, and counsel, to dealing with cases in court. As your experience develops you will have responsibility for running your own caseload with the help and guidance of an experienced team.
This is an opportunity for the right candidate to progress their legal career within our highly regarded, friendly and progressive family team.
It is an integral part of this role that you comply with information security and all firm policies and procedures.
You will be a newly qualified solicitor having taken your training contract with a leading regional, national or London practice, with experience in family law and finance work.
You will be technically excellent but equally, commercially aware. You will be a team player with a client focussed approach and a keenness to become involved in business development activities within the team as a whole, having begun to build up strong local professional connections.
You will have a strong academic background and excellent communication and organisational skills.
You will be someone who likes to be proactive, and who is flexible working both individually and as part of a team, with minimal supervision, able to manage a number of different cases and clients effectively.
Communication will be one of your strong points, both written and oral, and you will be enthusiastic about delivering excellent quality service to our clients.
We expect you to be able to use your initiative, and be a forward-planner, anticipating our clients’ needs in advance wherever possible.
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