Family Law Solicitor

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
£35000 - £45000 per annum + Good Package
07 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My client, a legal 500 firm is looking to recruit a family solicitor in their already small but efficient Family Law Team based in Northampton.

This opportunity offers a full and varied caseload of privately funded maters including notably private child work so previous experience in this specific area of family law would be advantageous.

Main tasks and duties:
The successful candidate will be expected to:
* Independently manage a busy and varied caseload
* conduct their own files through to conclusion
* Conduct their own advocacy to include both Children Act 1989 cases (Directions Hearings) and Financial Remedy proceedings (Directions Hearings, FDA's and FDR's);
* become familiar with the team's case management system;
* Maintain the firms high standards
* Actively be involved in business development

Essential qualifications, skills, knowledge and experience:
* Ideally 2-4 years plus PQE* exclusively in the field of Family Law;
* Possess networking and client development skills;
* Have excellent communication skills;
* Is comfortable using Microsoft Office
* Enjoys getting on with team members
* Thrives in a collaborative culture
* Be highly motivated and have the ability to genuinely add value to the role.

2-4 years plus PQE
This is only a guideline and does not preclude applications from candidates who have less experience as a solicitor. However, please do not apply if you are not a qualified solicitor.

Douglas Scott is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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