Family Lawyer

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Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

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£23000 - £30000 per annum + negotiable

Permanent

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.

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