Family Solicitor

AR51
£30000 - £35000

| FAMILY SOLICITOR |

| 4 DAYS A WEEK AT SUTTON-IN-ASHFIELD OFFICE, 1 DAY A WEEK IN NOTTINGHAM OFFICE|

| MONDAY - FRIDAY, 9.00AM - 5.00PM |

| PERMANENT |

| £30,000 - £35,000 PER ANNUM, D.O.E |

**BENEFITS**

  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • 32 days paid annual leave (includes 20 days holiday, plus 8 bank holidays, plus 4 extra days over Christmas when the offices close)

Our client is keen to recruit another Family Fee Earner at their Sutton in Ashfield office in order to assist with the current workload and to build the department further. This position is a great opportunity for a Newly Qualified Solicitor who has had experience in a family department previously, and who is looking to build a career. You will have the chance to build a reputation for yourself in the local area and to help grow the family law workload and department.

You will be required to cover all areas of Family Law but particularly:

  • Divorce/Civil Partnership Dissolution
  • Child Arrangements
  • Financial and property issues on divorce or separation
  • Pre-nuptial, separation and cohabitation agreements
  • Domestic violence cases

Responsibilities:

  • Meeting new clients, taking instructions and advising
  • Conducting their own caseload of family work in an efficient manner
  • Drafting all documents as required
  • Using Legal Aid CCMS for applications, amendments, billing
  • Representing clients at Court and conducting own advocacy
  • Instructing Counsel and experts
  • Liaising and building links with agencies such as Women’s Aid and NIDAS, and 'networking’ with other professional advisers
  • Supporting other members of the team where required
  • Networking in order to assist in the expansion of the office

Skills/Attributes/Experience:

  • A strong desire to learn
  • Enthusiastic and ambitious
  • Hardworking and organised
  • Adaptable and accommodating
  • A smart and tidy appearance
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • IT competent
  • Excellent timekeeping and attendance

Please only apply for this position if you can evidence, on your CV, the essential elements of the post.

Should this not be the case, you will only receive an automatically generated email response to your application with no further communication.