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Family Solicitor/Legal Executive

Harrogate

Role:                                       Solicitor/ Legal Executive

Department:                          Family Law

Location:                                Harrogate

Hours:                                    Full Time

As a leading North East provider of Family Law, Watson Woodhouse Ltd are seeking a Family Fee Earner to work in  our Harrogate office. This is an excellent opportunity to work for a very progressive practice, amongst some of the region’s leading lawyers. 

The successful candidate will be able to work independently and be able to deal with all aspects of family law with particular focus on divorce, finance, children and public law. The role will involve managing of a client caseload and ensuing high standards of client care and development of good working relationships with external institutions and organisations. To support and develop any immediate support and fee earning staff as agreed with the Head of Department and play an active part in the promotion of the firm’s services.

Role Requirements

  • A minimum of 2 years Post Qualification Experience within Family Law is essential.
  • The ability to deliver Excellent Client Care.
  • A good working knowledge of Legal Aid.
  • Strong drafting skills.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Advocacy experience.
  • Ability to demonstrate use of sensitivity when dealing with clients and manage difficult conversations.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and as an individual on their own initiative.
  • High levels of attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills, with an ability to prioritise and organise a complex workload to deadline.

At Watson Woodhouse, our aim is to build trusting, long-lasting relationships with our clients, so you think of us whenever you have a legal issue.

In return we offer a competitive salary, role prospects and training, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, workplace pension and staff benefits.

Email covering letter, CV and salary expectations to our Human Resource Department, at HR@watsonwoodhouse.co.uk.

Should you have any questions about the role/department please feel free to contact our HR team at the email above.

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01642 247656 info@watsonwoodhouse.co.uk 24 Hour Arrest Helpline 01642 917175

Head Office

102-108 Borough Road
Middlesbrough
Teesside
TS1 2HJ
United Kingdom

Company Registration Number: 10868114 VAT Number: 499 468 172

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