Family Mediator

Our client in Newcastle Upon Tyne is looking for an FMCA mediator who is passionate about helping clients achieve a good divorce/separation and/or good co-parenting arrangements.

The Family Mediator will join the team to undertake mediation in relation to divorce and finances for both married and unmarried families in private children matters and general family matters.

The Family Mediator must be someone who can uphold exceptional standards of quality and client care with fantastic case management skills.

As a Family Mediator, you must be able to advise, assist and represent clients whilst maintaining an exceptionally high standard of client care at all times.

This includes balancing the demands of your clients/caseload and non-casework responsibilities, ensuring you meet any deadlines set.

Promote and adhere to all file and case management policies and financial procedures.

Meet annual billing and performance targets (which will be calculated in consultation
with you).

Accurately record all time, chargeable and non-chargeable.

Ensure that the billing of files is carried out efficiently and at the earliest opportunity
People Management & Teamwork.

Work as a team player with other fee earners and support staff.

To delegate to, assist, and work appropriately and considerately with other fee earners
and support staff.

To attend and participate in any meetings of the department or the firm when required
Competence & Development.

Maintain knowledge and skills in relevant practice area(s) keeping up to date with
relevant legislation and case law.

Ensure continuing competence through identifying and addressing any learning needs.

To participate in and engage with supervision in respect of your caseload.

Maintain a good knowledge and understanding of IT systems with a proactive and
supportive approach to the introduction of new systems.

To achieve and maintain any relevant accreditation's, Law Society panel membership and
other appropriate membership.

To contribute to marketing/business development for the firm including identifying and
facilitating internal cross selling opportunities and carrying out business development activities e.g., networking, blog writing.

Having been established for over 25 years, we are experts in legal recruitment.

Our strength derives from the fact that we are well-known, well-respected and have developed long-standing bonds with both our clients and candidates and have become an authority on all aspects of legal recruitment.

If you would like to apply for this role or have any questions, please contact Brad Graves at Sacco Mann on 0113 467 9788 or ask to speak to another member of the Private Practice team.

Alternatively, if you know of anyone who would be suitable for this role then please let them or us know as we offer a reward for successful referrals.

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