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GHP Legal are looking to recruit a Childcare Solicitor to join the Family & Childcare Team based in our Oswestry office. Job description to follow.
GHP Legal are a Lexcel-accredited, multi-disciplinary law firm, looking to employ an experienced litigation and dispute resolution solicitor to be based in our Wrexham office.
We are looking to recruit an ambitious and dynamic solicitor with a background in general civil and commercial litigation seeking opportunities to increase expertise in professional negligence claims, disputes concerning wills, trusts and estates and claims under the Inheritance (Provisions for Family and Dependents) Act 1975. The ideal candidate will be running a caseload of a broad range of litigated matters; including but not limited to contentious probate, contractual disputes and professional negligence claims.
This role offers an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic lawyer to advance their career within a busy office environment with clients drawn from all across our wide catchment area. The suitable candidate will be IT literate with excellent communication skills together with an interest in networking and business development.
Salary is negotiable dependent on experience.
1. To provide specialist advice on legal matters to clients of the Practice.
2. To take responsibility for the conduct of matters for clients of the Practice under the supervision of your Head of Department.
3. To act as an advocate and attend at Courts and Tribunals.
4. Whenever necessary, and when authorised by the Head of Department, to assist any other department of the Practice with advocacy in Courts and before Tribunals.
5. To maintain an up to date legal knowledge, and make yourself familiar with changes in the law relating to your specialism by regularly perusing up to date legal material, and undertaking any specific training or refresher courses as and when required by your Department Head and/or any Equity Partner and/or the Practice Manager or Assistant Practice Manager.
6 To ensure continuing competence: reflect on the quality of your practice, identify any learning and development needs and address those needs to ensure your knowledge and skills are up to date and that you are competent to practice.
7. To issue guidance, advice and generate correspondence promptly in accordance with the Firm’s policies and procedures.
8. To comply at all times with the Solicitors Regulation Authority Code of Conduct 2011 (as amended or replaced or supplemented from time to time) and to comply with the SRA Accounts Rules 2011 (as amended or replaced or supplemented from time to time).
9. To ensure the confidentiality and security of all Practice and clients’ documentation and/or information at all times.
10. To contribute to the provision of a quality service and compliance with LEXCEL or other quality accreditation requirements.
11. (Where requested to do so) deputise for the Head of Department to ensure quality of service delivery.
12. To co-operate with your Head of Department and/or supervisor as and when required in the supervision of your files.
13 To assist with the training of junior fee-earners.
14 To assist the Head of Department in the management, supervision of, and delegation of work to secretaries within the Department.
15. To set up files accurately and speedily on receiving instructions for new matters and to follow file set-up procedures contained in the Office Manual.
16 To maintain a daily record of time spent on individual matters and to enter the data on SOS or to pass the information to the Accounts department on a daily basis, to enable the information to be entered on to the Firm’s electronic time recording system.
17 To keep under constant review and check the accuracy of data entered on the ledgers in respect of your client and promptly arrange the correction of any errors.
18 To ensure that all work done is promptly and accurately billed and make arrangements for irrecoverable time to be wiped off the Accounts System.
19 To deal properly with any money or property entrusted to you.
20 To take responsibility for, operate and utilise IT as appropriate to assist in the carrying out of your duties and your role within the Department and assist with the identification and development of IT applications.
21 To assist in the development of the Department.
22 To assist with marketing and expanding work streams, and identifying new work streams.
23 To undertake any other duties which from time to time may be allocated to you by your Head of Department and/or any Equity Partner.
CV and covering letter to the Practice Manager at Vacancy@ghplegal.com
If you would like to work for GHP Legal, please send your CV and covering letter including your current remuneration package to the Practice Manager.