1yr to 5yr Company and Commercial Solicitor required to be based in the Cardiff office.
WHO ARE THEY…
A regional Legal practice with offices based in South & West Wales through to the west of England that have been growing over recent years due to the commitment of all of the team. They are a team of 170 staff and still expanding covering regional SME’s as well as national companies.
Company & Commercial Solicitor
To provide a quality service to the Firm’s clients to meet the needs of the Company and Commercial department and help it achieve its financial and other targets.
To self-manage as required so as to operate at optimum efficiency to ensure personal financial and other targets are met To develop expertise in your specialism.
To build strong beneficial relationships with clients and referrers of Company and Commercial work to the Firm
The successful candidate will have experience in advising clients in relation to all Company and Commercial work. Experience in Corporate work is particularly desirable.
Leadership and Values - To demonstrate the Firm’s values in dealings with clients and colleagues alike as a Company and Commercial Solicitor
Financial - To record all chargeable and investment time
To complete client work efficiently to contribute to the Department revenue targets
To handle money in accordance with accounts procedures
To be aware of the Firm’s financial objectives and targets and to support the Firm in achieving these
Business Growth -Assisting to build a growing Company and Commercial department in Cardiff (as well as Swansea and those in the South West of England) To attend networking events, and speak at conferences
People Skills - To establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, supervisors and the general public. To liaise with participate in staff team building events and show willingness to assist other teams during busy periods
Client Focus - To proactively think about client’s needs, making sure that our services easily accessible.
To arrange appointments and meetings with clients/referrers.
To attend clients both in person and on the telephone and to provide such support in a professional and friendly manner
Service Delivery -To work with colleagues to prioritise and complete the most urgent client work before other routine tasks.
Compliance and Risk -To open, close, archive and retrieve client files in accordance with firm procedures
To maintain regular consistent and professional attendance, punctuality, personal appearance, and adherence to relevant health & safety procedures.
To ensure the confidentiality of all the Firm’s and client documentation and information
WHY YOU’LL LOVE WORKING HERE…
As a Company and Commercial Solicitor you will join an organisation where the teams are made up of individuals with character, people who enjoy what they do but who want a better work/life balance. In every area of our business, you will find progressive and commercially-minded people thriving in an innovative, professional and enjoyable place to work.
A firm with a wide range of specialist disciplines they can offer a real breadth of opportunities.
It's an exciting and hard-working environment, but they also pride themselves on being a welcoming firm that recognises that people have a life outside work.
Flexible working that enables you to strike the right balance between home and work lives.
Ideally based in Cardiff but the option to work from a different location would be negociable as long as 1 day per week is worked from Cardiff.
WE ARE LOOKING FOR…
1yr to 5yr experience in a Company and Commercial department.
Experience in Corporate work is particularly desirable.
Business development skills
Self-management, problem solving and initiative Flexibility
IT literacy including audio typing and a good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Outlook Team work Ability to prioritise workloads and work within deadlines
Excellent Communication skills
Ability to work under pressure
Please contact me for further details or a confidential chat