We are recruiting: Solicitor or Legal Executive
Growing, dynamic, specialist Family Law Solicitors Practice seeks additional team members.
Ian Walker founded the practice from scratch in 2013 with just a computer. We are now team which includes 4 Solicitors and a Legal Executive plus support. Ian is the longstanding chair of the Devon region of the family solicitors organisation Resolution and is a past member of the Law Society Family Law Committee. Ian is also an accredited mediator and a child law Arbitrator (private judge).
We have an experienced and respected team. We have grown through recommendation and good business planning.
We enjoy the work we do. It is important to us that we do our work in the right way; also that we all get on with each other and that we are a genuine team. No office politics please. We have a commitment to Legal Aid and fair charging.
We are already one of the larger family law teams around Devon and Somerset and we have more growth planned in 2018.
Our clients are from around Devon and Somerset. We have a permanent presence in Exeter (from 01 February; the Senate) and Taunton (Exchange House) but our main base is in Honiton; so that we don’t have to drive through commuter traffic every day.
Flexible working is encouraged. Our practice software is all cloud based.
Part time applicants also considered.
The Role – Solicitor/ Legal Executive
We are looking for a Solicitor to help us grow the Exeter/Honiton axis of our business.
We will be pleased to hear from candidates with all levels of experience. We can adjust the role to right person. What is important is that they either are already or want to become an outstanding family lawyer who wants be part of our growth.
For the right candidate there are genuine equity prospects.
Remuneration is dependent on PQE. We can offer salary or fee share or a mix.
Most importantly we are looking for someone who will fit into the team, who is hardworking and self-motivated with a good sense of humour.
- Passion for family law
- Technical knowledge; demonstrated by panel memberships or willingness to gain
- Resolution Member
- Team player
- Car owner and Clean driving licence
- Tidy and organised
- Experience of working in another leading family Law team
- Trained as Mediator and/ or collaborative Lawyer or interest in training.
- Advocacy skills
- Willingness to attend networking events/ interest in practice development
- Outstanding IT skills
- Familiarity with SOS connect case management software
- Knowledge of legal aid including legal aid agency case management system
- Good academic background
- Already based in Exeter/Devon
Apply with letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org