About the Role
The Family Department provide law advice surrounding divorce, financial arrangements, and issues surrounding children and domestic violence.
To consistently deliver a high standard of legal advice to clients in a commercially astute manner, delivering outstanding client service at all times.
To assist with the marketing of the department’s services and undertaking business development activities to build on the firm and team’s reputation for excellence.
Manage own caseload of private matrimonial files, under supervision, focusing predominantly on the financial aspects of marriage breakdown.
Assist partner on more complex financial matters
Deal directly with clients to take instructions and have a clear understanding of matrimonial practice and procedures to deliver on client expectations
Work closely with partner and senior solicitor to develop client relationship skills
Raise personal profile and attract work; take responsibility for aspects of BD projects within the department
Skills & Experience :
Qualified Solicitor with 0-3 years PQE.
Previous experience with a Family law department with emphasis on matrimonial financial matters
Ability to manage own files with minimal supervision.
Strong client management skills with a focus on delivery of excellent client service.
Organised and able to effectively prioritise.
Core Behaviours :
Positive Attitude to Work - Approaches work with positivity and energy and thrives in a busy environment.
Effective Communicator - Clearly conveys information and ideas through the relevant media. Speaks in Plain English.
Self Aware - Recognises personal strengths and weaknesses and uses that knowledge to interact positively with others. Maintains a professional impression.
Team Player - Actively participates as a member of a team. Develops and maintains relationships with others.
Resilien t- Functions effectively under pressure and handles difficult circumstances in a manner that is acceptable to others and Royds Withy King.
Open to Change- Receptive to new ways of working with the ability to be flexible in approaching tasks and problems.
Please note that the successful applicant will be subject to pre-employment screening including a DBS (Criminal Background) check.