Experienced Family Solicitor

Salary £30,000 - £35,000
Job Type Permanent
Location Sutton-in-ashfield

My client is one of the leading Nottinghamshire firms of solicitors with 90 employees across five offices.

Due to ongoing expansion, they are currently looking to recruit a Family fee earner for their new and expanding Sutton-in-Ashfield Office;

The position would ideally suit a qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive or equivalent with at least 2 years PQE;

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

  • Divorce/Civil Partnership Dissolution
  • Children Arrangements
  • Financial and property issues on divorce or separation
  • Pre-nuptial, separation and cohabitation agreements
  • Domestic violence cases
  • Legally aided and private work is undertaken and a knowledge of the legal aid system is desirable

Court work and advocacy will be required and the ideal candidate will take over a busy caseload;

The successful candidate will undertake duties including but not limited to:

  • 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
  • Attending PLO and other Social Care meetings
  • Attending advocates and professionals meetings
  • Instructing Counsel and experts
  • Liaising and building links with agencies such as Womens’ Aid and NIDAS
  • Supporting other members of the team where required
  • Networking in order to assist in the expansion of the office


Should you have any questions or wish to apply please do not hesitate to contact Clear Legal and Financial Recruitment.

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Job Title: Family Solicitor
Job Reference: FS34

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