Family Solicitor (0-5 Years PQE)

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Salary: £35000 –

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Job Description:

James Ray Recruitment are excited to be working with an award winning specialist firm with a scope of offices throughout the UK. The firm are looking for an ambitious, technically skilled 0-5 year family law specialist to join their Bishop’s Stortford office.

The prime role of the Family Solicitor is to earn fees by advising on a wide variety of Family and Children law matters including both private and public, and to assist in building the Family Law portfolio. You are expected to use a high degree of self-management and initiative, whilst communicating effectively with partners, colleagues, and clients.

The candidate:

You will be trained and practiced in well-regarded family departments.

Experience in key areas of private family law including; divorce, financial proceedings, emergency injunctions, private children act applications, pre-nuptial agreements and cohabitation work including Schedule 1 applications is required.

You will have strong written and spoken communication skills and have an eye for detail.

Experience of supporting junior fee earners.

Experience of managing your own caseload.

Advocacy experience is an advantage but is not essential.

Key Duties:

The Role:

You will work on an interesting case load of all aspects of family law.

You will play an active role in Business Development. You will be expected to be an ambassador of the firm and work with the team to promote the business as well as your own professional practice both at internal and external events and should be comfortable doing so.


Life Assurance

Annual Buy/Sell Holiday Scheme

25 days holiday

Cash Plan

Lifestyle savings and learning portal access

Flexible benefits

Cycle to work scheme

Tech benefits

Car maintenance scheme

Critical illness cover

Electric car scheme

Gym discounts

Voluntary private medical insurance

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 48 hours 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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