Private Client Solicitor / Legal Executive

Reference

JSN/AR/059218

Sector

Legal

Salary

£30,000 to £45,000 Per Annum

Town/City

Swindon

Contract Type

Permanent

Closing Date

13/09/2022

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Private Client Solicitor / Legal Executive

Location: Swindon, Wilts

Salary: £30,000 to £45,000 DOE

With a long established and well-earned reputation for excellence, our clients offer a full range of high-class legal services for both businesses and individuals. They are committed to the very best standards of practice and are very proud to hold Lexcel - the Law Society’s recognition of the highest management and customer care standards.

They now require a Private Client Solicitor / Legal Executive to undertake services to clients in relation to private client matters. 

Ideally you will have at least 3 years PQE experience

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Taking instructions from clients and advising clients
  • Communicating with clients in person, on the telephone and by letter.
  • Drafting documents, dealing with routine correspondence and telephone attendances.
  • Communicating with third parties on behalf of the clients.
  • Complying with the office procedures manual.
  • Preparing accounts and accounting to clients from time to time
  • Using the computer to open files, input time and generally work within Partners for Windows and other computer programmes as necessary.
  • Completing all administrative forms as shall be required from time to time.
  • Ensuring that files are billed regularly and compliant with Lexcel.
  • Furthering the interests of the firm outside the office with third parties.
  • Assisting colleagues and support staff and helping with work in their absence. 

Skills:                    

  • Knowledge of relevant law. 
  • Ability to communicate with all types of clients and to provide assistance and understandable advice to those clients.
  • Drafting skills and ability to negotiate.
  • On very rare occasions advocacy skills may be required

Benefits:

  • Salary: £30,000 to £45,000 DOE
  • Hours: Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm
  • Holiday: 28 days in addition to public holidays

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Additional Resources Ltd is an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as defined within The Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Businesses Regulations 2003.

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