Assistant Solicitor

We are looking for an Assistant Solicitor to join and established firm in Cheshire.

Duties will include, but not be limited to,

  • Advise clients in writing, by telephone and on occasion, in person.
  • Manage a caseload of clients
  • Draft documents.
  • Dictate letters, attendance notes etc.
  • Maintain case files as a full and coherent record of activity on matters.
  • Prepare instructions for counsel and other service providers as necessary.
  • Record all time spent on matters.
  • Monitor achievement of own financial targets.
  • Use correct office systems and procedures in order to manage cases effectively and in accordance with the firm’s and the profession’s standards.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge by training and research in the following areas of law:
    • Data Protection
    • Contract Law
    • Consumer Law
    • Clinical Negligence

Skills and Personal Characteristics Required

  • Ability to maintain good communications with all fee earners and support staff.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Willing to comply with or suggest improvements to the firm’s procedures.
  • Computer literate and knowledge of software applications.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Patience and a sense of humour.
  • Good telephone manner with clients.

For more information on this role, please contact [email protected]