Family Law Solicitor

Overall Purpose of the Role

The successful candidate will be an experienced Family Law Solicitor used to dealing with a privately funded family caseload including divorce, finances and Children Act matters as well as some advocacy and Legal Aid matters.

Principal accountabilities

  • Dealing with private funded caseloads including divorce, finances, Children Act matters and advocacy
  • Dealing with legal aid matters
  • Manage own caseload of corporate and private clients
  • Actively manage and develop client relationships including day to day contact with key clients
  • Ensure Family Law knowledge is up to date and is familiar with all relevant legislation
  • Liaise closely with other fee earners in the team and with clients
  • Timely completion of forms, letters and applications
  • To act as an ambassador for the firm.
  • Research
  • Marketing activities (Seminars, workshops, pitches etc)
  • To play an active role in the delivery of targets in line with the current business plan

Job challenges

  • Working to targets and deadlines
  • Managing a high and varied workload
  • Providing both a quality and speedy service to internal & external clients and referrers
  • Working to service level agreements
  • Be self-motivated and use initiative
  • Understand and embrace the concept of “excellent customer service” coupled with “urgency to get things done”.

Job knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • 3-5 years PQE.
  • Have a good track record of meeting and exceeding targets
  • Good relationship management skills
  • Experience in working with Proclaim case management system (desirable)
  • Family Law Accredited – SRA (essential)

You can apply for this position by sending your CV and cover letter to

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