Family Solicitor / Legal Executive

Options Resourcing
03 Jan 2019
31 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Family Solicitor, Legal Executive/Fee Earner required to work for a well-established, highly regarded law firm who are very much a part of the local community.


  • To develop and deal with a case load of family work.
  • This will include divorce & separation, related financial and private law children matters and domestic abuse cases.
  • This role does not involve public law children matters but may involve private law children matters.
  • Develop and maintain local and regional networks to attract and secure new business.

Suitable candidates must have:

  • A minimum of 4 years' experience in family law
  • Experience in both legal aid and private work as this role has a mixed case load
  • Experience of running your own case load and acting with some autonomy
  • Willingness to commit to gain accreditation by the Law Society on joining

Ideally, candidates will also have:

  • Advocacy experience
  • Current membership of Resolution and a willingness to work to its ethos
  • Accreditation by the Law Society or Resolution in this area of family law
  • Excellent communication, organisational and IT skills
  • Ability to work as a member of the team and to support colleagues
  • Ability to build relationships with other professionals and third parties
  • Ability to work under pressure to time and financial targets
  • Professionalism and integrity at all times
  • Confidence to develop own case load and the profile of the practice generally via networking, marketing and business development.

For more information please contact Tracey McCabe, Legal Recruiter or

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