Family Solicitor

£28000 - £32000

Job Description

My Client is looking to expand their Family department and have an exciting opportunity for an Experienced Family Solicitor/ Legal Executive. They are looking for enthusiastic candidates who are keen to be part of a growing team.  You will be ambitious and eager to learn, have excellent attention to detail and be well organised with the ability  to manage a heavy workload  The work consists of:

  • Divorce/Civil Partnership Dissolution
  • Children Arrangements
  • Financial and property issues on divorce or separation
  • Pre-nuptial, separation and cohabitation agreements
  • Domestic violence cases

Family Solicitor – The Vacancy:

• Conducting own caseload of family work in an efficient manner
• Drafting all documents as required
• Using Legal Aid CCMS for applications, amendments and billing
• Representing clients at Court and conducting own advocacy;
• Instructing Counsel and experts;
• Liaising and building links with agencies such as Womens’ Aid and NIDAS;
• Supporting other members of the team where required;
• Networking in order to assist in the expansion of the office.