Probate Lawyer / Fee Earner

We are recruiting for 2 Probate Lawyers / Fee Earners for our offices located in Minehead and Dulverton.

Main purpose of the role (Skills and Knowledge):

  1. To undertake all aspects of fee earning work and demonstrate they have the required skills and knowledge to carry out their duties.
  2. To provide a profitable contribution to the work of the department and firm as a whole.
  3. To ensure the successful development of the firm in line with the business plan.

Key tasks (but not limited exclusively to)

  1. Conduct matters on behalf of clients in a professional manner.
  2. Supervision of fee earning work undertaken by colleagues, of so directed by the COLP
  3. Management of support services for which he/she is responsible, including supervision of own para-legal/secretary/assistant, as the case may be.
  4. Participation in marketing activities, whether on a firm-wide, departmental or office basis.
  5. Financial control, with particular regard to cash-flow control through collection of monies on account and billing procedures.
  6. Attend file reviews, department and staff meetings, unless absence has been authorised by a partner.
  7. Maintain files to Lexcel/CQS standards at all times.
  8. Be responsible for maintaining Professional Standards or Professional Accreditations for the role, together with any on-going or further training/CPD required, and report immediately to the partners any changes.
  9. Adhere to the Equality and Diversity Policies of the firm at all times.

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