vacancy

Family Solicitor (930)

Ref: 930

Summary:

Our client is looking to recruit a Family Solicitor to join their team in Exeter on a full-time, permanent basis. Your duties will include managing a caseload of Family matters which will include Divorce, Finance, Children (Private and Public Law), Cohabitation and Child Abduction. The ideal candidate will be a qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive with a minimum of 2 years’ experience working within Family Law.

What will you be doing as a Family Solicitor?

  • Dealing with a varied caseload of Family Law matters
  • Meeting with clients to take their instructions
  • Acting for and representing clients in Court
  • Liaising with legal representatives as and when is necessary
  • Collaborating with professionals including Barristers and Mediators as and when required

Skills/Qualifications of a Family Solicitor:

  • You will be a qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive with a minimum of 2 years PQE working within Family Law
  • You will be comfortable managing a mixed caseload of Divorce, Finance, Children (Private and Public Law), Cohabitation and Child Abduction matters
  • You will have knowledge of legal aid and experience in using the Legal Aid Agency’s electronic case management system
  • You will a confident communicator with good advocacy skills and will able to represent clients effectively in Court
  • You will be self-motivated, resilient and organised with a strong sense of initiative.

The Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Additional leave between Christmas and New Year.

Ref: 8684

Recruitment Consultant: Sophia Damshenas

 

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