Newly Qualified Solicitor

ACS are currently recruiting for a Newly Qualified Solicitor for a firm in Warrington.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Interviewing clients, witnesses and then preparing statements
  • Drafting documents/pleadings
  • Attending before District Judge or tribunals as required
  • Carrying out appropriate searches and registrations
  • Claiming and receiving costs and accounting/reporting to clients
  • Any other task relating to legal casework
  • To follow Treating Customers Fairly policy on each case, ensuring the best outcome is
  • Instructing Experts/counsel
  • Pursuing matters through correspondence and court proceedings
  • To comply with and be up to date with all aspects of compliance, Data Protection, Anti Money Laundering and financial crime awareness
  • Assisting Paralegals with day to day cases
  • Advising clients, orally, in writing and by telephone
  • Negotiating on behalf of clients by telephone and correspondence

Knowledge and Skills/Requirements

  • Excellent communication both written and verbal
  • Ability to manage assigned tasks in an assertive, efficient and timely manner
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, demonstrating professionalism in all dealings.
  • Able to deal sympathetically and appropriately with clients and to show empathy with them
  • Able to build good relationships with internal and external people at all different levels
  • A self-starter, able to demonstrate high levels of initiative and motivation and work closely with other team members displaying trust and loyalty
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Must be able to multitask, prioritise and keep calm under pressure
  • Excellent time management organisational skills
  • Excellent eye for detail
  • The flexibility to work outside normal office hours as may be required from time to time

Qualifications / Experience

  • Educated to degree level, in Law
  • LPC / BVC qualified essential.
  • Relevant experience within a financial services firm

For more information on this role, please contact stephanie@acs-recruitment.co.uk