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Category: Matrimonial / Family / Children (8 posts)


| 09th October 2020 | Jobs
Berry Redmond Gordon and Penney LLP are a well-established firm in Weston super Mare. We have a loyal  client base and offer a broad scope of advice to our clients.  We have 50 staff located over three offices.   We are seeking a Family Solicitor to join our friendly Family team. 3 years PQE would be preferable with experience of Legal Aid work and a panel qualification. However, enthusiasm, reliability and great communication skills are equally important. We are looking for a good fit for the firm.   Your expertise should include knowledge of a full range of Family work including Divorce, financial issues following a relationship breakdown, and child-related issues. We also have a busy case load of Care proceedings. Our clients are both privately funded and legally aided. This is an excellent opportunity to shape the role to suit your talents and interests.   The annual salary is competitive depending on experience, and we operate a generous bonus scheme. Our working day is 9.00am to 5.00pm.   If you are interested and would like to discuss the position in more detail, please forward your CV and contact Judith Mills at Judith.mills@brgplaw.co.uk...

Tony Steiner | 28th September 2020 | Jobs
  Family Law Solicitor/Head of Family Mediation Team Talented Family Lawyer/Mediator sought for leadership role   We are seeking a family solicitor and mediator to join our team. Family Mediation Council or Law Society Accreditation desirable but not essential as we can provide a route to accreditation You will lead the mediation team – which we intend to grow and will be part of our management team. You will combine mediation with a legal caseload which could be divorce or children based or a combination. This is a fantastic opportunity.   The Role Family Law specialist solicitor Resolution Member Mediation trained and either already accredited or working toward accreditation. You will work with/be mentored by our founder who has been a mediator since 1996 and is a PPC and a member of Resolution’s DR Committee.(If mentoring needed). You will help grow our mediation team. Based in Exeter You will be encouraged to participate in wider mediation world Salary dependent on experience Flexible working is possible. Given the uptake of mediation by videoconference we are open to consider candidates who are based outside of the south-west and who are comfortable with the provision of online mediation. (although we would want them to visit the office from time to time and commit to become fully integrated in our team).   About Us We are based in modern offices in Exeter and have a network of offices/locations from where we meet clients which is currently: Bath, Bristol, Honiton, Plymouth, Shaftesbury, Taunton, Torquay, Wells, Weston-Super-Mare and Yeovil. We are open to this network expanding further. As well as being the winners of the Modern Law Awards 2020 – Boutique Law Firm (11+ employees), our founder and director, Ian Walker, was also highly commended in the Law Society Recognising Excellence Awards 2019 in the category of practice manager. We are committed to being a friendly and inclusive practice and making best use...

| 25th September 2020 | Jobs
WBW Solicitors is one of the largest legal practices in the South West, with offices based in Torquay, Paignton, Newton Abbot, Exeter, Bovey Tracey, Launceston, Exmouth, Sidmouth & Honiton. With clearly defined divisions catering for business and private clients, our teams are able to offer the very best legal advice through a full range of legal services, across a wide range of areas and commercial sectors. We reward our hard-working staff with flexibility, competitive salaries with a generous holiday plan and a fantastic benefits package.   The role: WBW Solicitors has a rare opportunity for an experienced solicitor to join our family team based in Launceston. We are seeking an enthusiastic, experienced person to join our busy family department to provide exceptional client care, to work as part of a team and to provide advice on a wide range of family law matters to include: divorce, civil partnership, separation, cohabitee issues, family finance and children matters. A knowledge of the legal aid system would also be desirable.   Experience: The successful candidate will need to be able to manage large workloads effectively and be productive under pressure. You should be well experienced in family matters providing legal support across a range of family law matters, be personable, articulate and enjoy working both in an individual role and as an integral part of the team. Previous experience with case management systems would be an advantage. Excellent knowledge and evidence of understanding family law will be crucial at interview stages.   Quality: To make sure that quality standards are understood and adhered to at all times.  To promote a high quality of service and to maintain file administration, carry out reviews as directed and comply with the firm’s quality standards policies and procedures outlined in the firm’s Practice Manual.  To adhere to the firm’s Equality and Diversity Policy at all times.   Profitability: To achiev...

| 07th September 2020 | Jobs
  FAMILY LAWYER required for expanding team in North Devon.     Would suit pro-active lawyer keen to make their mark by developing a Family practice within an already thriving team.   Minimum of 2yrs PQE   Either Solicitor or FCILEx   Competitive salary & bonus package   CV to julia.busfield@sleeblackwell.co.uk ...

| 01st September 2020 | Jobs
Talented Family Law Solicitor needed to join fastest growing family law team in South West (Winners Modern Law Awards 2020 – Boutique Practice (11+ Employees)).   The successful candidate will already have trained as a mediator or will wish to add mediation qualification to their professional skills (we can provide a route to accreditation)   About Us We were founded by Ian Walker in 2003. We have grown from being simply Ian and a computer to a team of 12 solicitors and mediators. We believe that we now have a team of family lawyers as strong as anyone else in the South-West.   Ian Walker trained as a mediator in 1996 and was one of the first solicitors to gain mediation accreditation with Resolution. He is currently accredited with both the FMC and the Law Society. Ian is accredited for consultation with children in mediation and is also a PPC. Ian is a former trustee of the Family Mediators Association and is a current member of Resolution’s DR Committee. Ian is also the long-standing chair of the Devon region of Resolution. Lauren Preedy, Head of our Divorce Team is Chair of Somerset Resolution.   We hold a legal aid contract for mediation and can provide a route to mediation accreditation.   We are based in modern offices in Exeter and have a network of offices/locations from where we meet clients which is currently: Bath, Bristol, Honiton, Plymouth, Shaftesbury, Taunton, Torquay, Wells, Weston-Super-Mare and Yeovil. We are open to this network expanding further. As well as being the winners of the Modern Law Awards 2020 – Boutique Law Firm (11+ employees), Ian was also highly commended in the Law Society Recognising Excellence Awards 2019 in the category of practice manager.   We are committed to being a friendly and inclusive practice and making best use of technology to enable us to deliver the best legal and mediation services as a modern practice.   The Role   Family Law specialist solicitor   You will be part of our Pr...

| 18th August 2020 | Jobs
  We are recruiting for a Lawyer to be a part of the South West’s leading and largest specialist Family Law firm of 24 lawyers, based in Exeter or Plymouth. You will manage a primarily legally aided caseload and provide advice and representation on the full range of issues relating to a variety of family law matters. With significant technology investment you will carry out your role backed by good case management software and home working equipment.  You will be well supported by paralegals and administrative staff, supervision, training and a mentoring programme. The Family Law Company are committed to flexible working and encourage a healthy work/life balance.  As our ideal candidate you will: •Be a qualified legal professional or a very experienced paralegal looking to advance their career. •Have experience of managing legally aided cases. •Be client focused. •Be used to working with case management systems. Our multi award winning team is one of the largest in the country and has unrivalled experience in supporting vulnerable individuals. Our family team includes members of the Law Society’s Children Panel Accreditation Scheme as well as Resolution Accredited Specialists. Why choose the Family Law Company? The Family Law Company is a multi award winning, specialist law firm with a strong commitment to the future growth and development of the business. We adopt an approachable and down to earth attitude. We ensure our firm provides an exciting place for long term career development and progression with many of our employees having started their careers as support staff.   Applications with CV to karen.burwood@thefamilylawco.com  ...

| 31st July 2020 | Jobs
Solicitor– Family Law Symonds Solicitors is a Devon based law practice based in the centre of the busy city of Plymouth.  We have a senior vacancy for a Solicitor to join our leading and well-established Family Law firm. The successful candidate will possess significant experience of handling a varied family law caseload with the confidence to work largely independently. The role will be based in our office in the beautiful area of the Crescent on Plymouth Hoe. Salary will be dependent upon experience and calibre of the candidate, but we are willing to consider any candidates with a minimum of two years’ post qualification experience. Personal Specification: - Be a qualified Solicitor with a minimum of 2 years experience. - Relevant experience of management of a varied family law caseload including but not limited to divorce and separation, pre and post nuptial arrangements, cohabitation and TOLATA, Children contact and residence, financial and property disputes and pension claims. - Excellent communication and client care skills. - Ability to deal sensitively and appropriately with confidential information. - Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with clients and other business sources. - Ability to work well under pressure within stipulated timescales and meet deadlines. - Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritise effectively. - Enjoy working in a team and ability to work using own initiative. - Empathetic whilst dealing with sensitive issues. - Strong attention to detail. - Modern IT skills. - Professional and positive work attitude with the ability to embrace change. - Willingness to attend courses and webinars to increase knowledge and understanding. - Ability to work towards and meet the firm’s core competencies. - Commitment to the firm and the ability to provide a confident and positive input. - Ability to take responsibility and ownership for the success of the firm and their own development. - Ability and will...

| 10th October 2019 | Training Events
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