Family Law Solicitor

Location
England, London
Salary
£30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
12 Oct 2017
Closes
19 Oct 2017
Ref
HB21
Contact
Hauwa Bawa
Sector/Practice Area
Private Client, Family
Vacancy Type
Lawyers
Contract/hours
Permanent

An opportunity has arisen for a hardworking and experienced Family Law Solicitor to join a well-established firm of solicitors, looking to expand its Family department, based in West London.

The role

You will be responsible for managing your own aseload of Private and Public funded Family Law matters, with the support of a paralegal which you will be responsible for managing, including pre-nuptial/civil partnership agreements; separation agreements; divorce; financial disputes on separation; domestic violence; arrangements for children and emergency court applications.

It is highly desirable that you are either a Family Law Panel member, a Children Law Panel member or a member of Resolution and have some Legal Aid experience.

Candidates must be commercially focused, with excellent communication skills, an ability to work independently with minimal supervision with a flair for negotiation and relationship building, and be comfortable in providing independent advice.

On offer is a competitive salary, career progression in a firm with a progressive and proactive approach to training in a friendly, professional working environment.

Skills & Experience

Essential:

  • Must be either a Qualified solicitor of 1+ PQE
  • At least a years' experience within Family Law
  • Experience dealing with both Private and Legal aid matters

Preferred:

  • Family Panel Member, Children Law Panel Member or Member of Resolution
  • Managerial or supervisory experience would be a bonus

Personal requirements:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Confident and outgoing
  • Practical, solution-focused approach
  • Commercial awareness
  • Comfortable with networking and business development activities

Apply now for Immediate consideration.

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