Family Lawyer

Employer
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
15 Jul 2022

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Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Family - Solicitor/Legal ExecutiveCanterbury£40,000 - £45,000Full time (flexible working between home and office available)A well-established, Legal 500 firm with a great reputation In Kent require a Solicitor or Legal executive to join their Family Law team their offices in Herne Bay. Duties Include:
  • Responsible for providing range of family legal services, including pre-marital advice, cohabitation, divorce/separation, financial settlement including Schedule 1 Children Act claims, private children and injunctive proceedings
  • Experience of regularly advising clients in respect of financial remedy following divorce/separation and representing clients in financial remedy proceedings
  • Conduct of client matters, including own advocacy
  • Compliance with the firm's routine time recording, accounts and administrative disciplines including compliance with Lexcel requirements and orderly file management
  • Be a member of Resolution, preferably a mediator, be collaboratively trained and/or have specialist family accreditation(s)
  • Play an active role in sustaining and developing the family department by networking and participating in marketing events
  • Continual updating of legal knowledge by regularly reading professional publications, contributing family articles and producing topical contributions for use in the firm's social media
  • Attend the Firm's other offices in order to attend client and departmental meetings and provide cover for other Family solicitors when on holiday or during unforeseen absences.
The successful Family Solicitor will ideally be 2-3PQE with experience in financial remedy proceedings. Apply now for a great opportunity to working a leading law firm along with a completive salary and the flexibility to work from home

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