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Senior Counsel by canaanpartners: 1:33pm On Mar 08, 2021
Canaan Partners is seeking a full-time lawyer to serve as a Senior Counsel.

The Role Key Responsibilities and Duties include:

• To provide a high quality legal service to all clients
• To develop and maintain good client relationship skills, gaining clients’ confidence and that of other professionals
• Receive requests for legal advice from current and potential clients and deciding on the most appropriate responses to make to these requests
• Establishing what needs to be done to solve a client’s problems
• Offering advice on the law, legal procedures and a wide range of associated issues
• Attend and represent the firm at client meetings
• Draw up contracts and other legal documents
• Research documents and case history to ensure accuracy of advice and procedures
• Represent clients in tribunals and in Courts where required

Professional Standard:
• To work and behave in a professional manner and to the highest standards of the profession
• Comply with procedures set out in the Office Procedures Manual (OPM), professional standards and any requirement set by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA)
• Carry out duties given by the partners or employees faithfully and diligently and follow all reasonable instructions
• To participate in the growth and development of the department / firm
• Treat all information about the firm and its client and their business as wholly confidential
• Keeping up-to-date with changes in the law
• Attract additional business from new and existing clients
• Record all chargeable hours

Personal Development:
• To have a clear understanding of what it would take to develop a career to the next level
• Support internal procedures and systems including file / case management, time recording
• To respect Partners, staff and clients and in turn earn the respect of the department and client
• Participate in team meetings
• Attend internal training and external training as and when required
• Keep up to date with law and practice
• Read journals and attend courses as part of continuing professional development (CPD). Keep track of CPD hours
• Maintain high standards of professional conduct while generating adequate practice income, ensuring that the fees earned sufficiently exceed total costs and expenses incurred.

interested candidates should forward their CV's to canaanvacancies@gmail.com

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