Family Law Solicitor

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Salary: £30000 –

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Job Description:

James Ray Recruitment are excited to be working with a Legal 500 law firm to recruit for a Family Law Solicitor, specialising in Children. The firm has an exceptional reputation within the industry and pride themselves on the client feedback they receive. The role is to join a busy but friendly Family Department and the firm are looking for a positive individual with a proactive approach.

The candidate:

• Qualified Solicitor with all PQE considered
• Accredited through the Law Society’s Children Law Accreditation scheme
• Experienced in Advocacy, preferably at all levels of court
• The ability to work within the Legal Aid Agency’s CCMS system and contract requirements
• Excellent communication skills
• Ability to prioritise tasks, work efficiently under pressure, and meet targets
• Self-motivation and ability to work well with and motivate and support others, including more junior team members

Key Duties:

  • Running a caseload of predominately public law children cases, with some private law children and domestic abuse cases
  • Undertaking advocacy on your cases and for colleagues
  • Maintaining knowledge within general legal developments, particularly within your area of law
  • Maintain professional, Legal Aid Agency, Lexcel and firm standards by adhering to policies and procedures
  • Marketing duties including: attending events, writing articles and being proactive on social media


  • 25 Days holiday increasing with years of service, up to 30 days
  • A route to Partnership
  • Birthday off
  • Bonus scheme
  • Sick pay
  • Annual pay reviews


To find out more, call the office on 01482 533656.

Please be assured all conversation are conducted within the strictest confidence.

Unfortunately, due to time restrictions we cannot respond to every applicant, in the event that we haven’t contacted you within 10 days please take it you have not been successful for this particular role, but your details will be kept on file and considered for all future vacancies.

Refer your friend to James Ray Recruitment and we will reward you with £150 retail shopping voucher when we place them in a permanent or temporary role for at least one month.

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