Sample Solicitor Job Description

Job Description

[Organization X] is looking for a talented solicitor to join our thriving team. Using your expertise and analytical reasoning, you will provide sophisticated and tailored legal advice and assistance—helping people with varying degrees of legal knowledge grasp complex concepts to make more informed decisions.

The ideal candidate will possess the ability to work well both on a team and independently. We are looking for someone who is passionate, proactive, and detail-oriented—relishing new challenges, driving innovation at the organization, and helping us uphold the level of excellence that we are known for. If this sounds like you—and you’re ready to further your legal career—we look forward to hearing from you.

Objectives of this Role

  • Provide timely and sound legal advice on a range of matters
  • Manage a varied caseload effectively
  • Remain up-to-date about the latest developments in the field
  • Participate in business development activities    
  • Maintain strict confidentiality

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

  • Draft, review, and manage legal documentation
  • Conduct legal research and investigate the facts of each case
  • Liaise with clients/stakeholders and relevant parties
  • Conduct negotiations to reach desirable outcomes
  • Delegate and outsource work when appropriate

Skills and Qualifications

  • Relevant legal qualification (e.g. LPC)
  • Minimum 2 years of post-qualified experience (PQE)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional analytical and reasoning skills
  • Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines
  • Proven track record building strong client/stakeholder relationships

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
  • Past experience working in this area of law
  • Proven leadership excellence