NQ Solicitor

ACS are recruiting for a NQ Solicitor for a firm in Warrington.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Interviewing clients, witnesses and then preparing statements
  • Drafting documents/pleadings
  • Instructing Experts/counsel
  • Pursuing matters through correspondence and court proceedings
  • Negotiating on behalf of clients by telephone and correspondence
  • Attending before District Judge or tribunals as required
  • Advising clients, orally, in writing and by telephone
  • 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 achieved.
  • 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

Knowledge and Skills/Requirements

  • Excellent communication both written and verbal
  • 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
  • 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
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Must be able to multitask, prioritise and keep calm under pressure
  • The flexibility to work outside normal office hours as may be required from time to time
  • Excellent time management organisational skills
  • Excellent eye for detail

Education

  • 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