Family Solicitor

The Works Recruitment Ltd
West Yorkshire
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Are you OBSESSED with FAMILY LAW? Do you fancy a change of scenery and relish the thought of being fantastic in a highly reputable and very successful firm of solicitors in West Yorkshire?

Our client has identified an excellent opportunity for an experienced Family Solicitor OR Legal Executive to join a highly-acclaimed law firm based in the Wakefield. The company is modern and energetic with a 70 year record of excellent service to across a wide range of specialisms. This is an excellent location for any candidate and easily commutable from York and Leeds

You will be dealing with cases such as:•Divorce and separation•Financial issues arising out of family breakdowns cases, children act and civil partnership matters.•Pre-nuptial, separation and cohabitee agreements,•Domestic violence and family protection injunctionsIdeally you will have a minimum of 3 years' PQ experience of managing your own family caseload and be able to undertake advocacy, as you will be attending court on a regular basis. In addition, you must have an interest in handling financial matters.

To be considered for this role you must have:-

  • minimum of 3 years PQE
  • excellent communication and client care skills.
  • fantastic advocacy skills
  • experience of acting on behalf of the guardian
  • strong IT and case management experience

The salary for this role is competitive and dependant upon experience. Hours of work are Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

Other benefits include:-

  • 26 days holiday + bank holidays (rises after 5 years of employment)
  • auto enrolment pension
  • childcare vouchers
  • dress down Friday - last Friday of the month