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Family Solicitor/Paralegal

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FAMILY SOLICITOR/PARALEGAL- LEGAL 500 FIRM An award-winning Legal 500 law firm based in Huddersfield are looking to recruit a Family Solicitor/ Paralegal to join their team on a full-time permanent basis due to a period of continued growth. The firm are widely recognised for their high levels of client care. This represents a unique opportunity for candidates looking for a role in a progressive and supportive environment where they can play an active part in the growth and development of the department. The successful candidate will have responsibility of their own caseload and will contribute to the development and growth of the department. My client are considering varying levels of experience however you must have had experience in responsibility of managing your own caseload and Legal Aid. In return my client is offering the successful candidate: a competitive basic salary, staff bonus scheme, excellent training opportunities, reward and recognition scheme, pension and generous holiday entitlement. FAMILY SOLICITOR/PARALEGAL- JOB DESCRIPTION • Day to day handling of a wide variety of cases in accordance with quality standards. • Experience of running your own case load • Conduct of matters on behalf of clients • Work as part of the team • Participation in marketing activities • Proficient in charging for services and knowledge of the eligibility criteria for legal aid FAMILY SOLICITOR/PARALEGAL- PERSON SPECIFICATION • Good written and verbal communication to deal with a broad range of clients and the willingness to provide the highest standard of client care. • Outstanding interpersonal and marketing skills with the ability to develop contacts for the firm; Ideally with your own following • Ability to work under pressure to meet the deadlines • Good decision making skills • Self-starter and motivator • Attention to detail JS Recruitment UK Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. As soon as a decision has been reached, we will contact shortlisted applicants. If you are shortlisted, JS Recruitment UK Ltd will collect your personal data (which may include sensitive personal data). JS Recruitment UK Ltd will process your personal data for the purposes of providing you with work-finding services and/or information relating to roles relevant to you. We will only use your personal data in accordance with the terms included in the privacy notice which can be viewed on our website. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to notify unsuccessful applicants.JS Recruitment is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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