28 Feb 2018
28 Mar 2018
Karl Tomkinson
Practice area
Children law, Family, Public law
Full time
Contract type
Technically brilliant Family Lawyer sought for leading Legal 500 law firm in Nottinghamshire.

The Firm
With a multitude of offices distributed throughout the East Midlands, our client is a leading legal 500 and Lexcel accredited law firm who provide a full scope of legal disciplines. Staffed by a team of technically brilliant lawyers, they provide high levels of client care and therefore enjoy continuous success having rightly gained a reputation for their willingness to go above and beyond for their clients. Deeply rooted within the local communities in which they are based they have built and maintain strong and trustworthy ties, consistently and actively participating in charitable events. They are now seeking a confident Family Solicitor to join their busy practice based in Nottinghamshire.

The Role
The successful Family Lawyer will have advocacy experience and a background in legal aid and domestic violence injunctions. Predominantly acting for Guardians and Local Authorities in public law proceedings the successful Family Lawyer will undertake a varied caseload of private and public child care matters conducting own advocacy.  Duties may also include attending Public Law Outline meetings; care proceedings; child protection conferences; divorce; separation; financial and property issues; injunctions; domestic abuse and; mediation. Additionally, the Family Lawyer should have strong marketing and business development skills eager to contribute to the firms continued growth. 

The Candidate
Experienced and talented Paralegals to qualified Family Solicitors with 5 years plus PQE are encouraged to apply;
Membership of the Law Society’s Children panel is essential;
A pro-active team player who is equally comfortable working on your own initiative;
It is crucial that you have comprehensive knowledge of working under the legal aid contract;
Ensuring a professional, personable and compassionate approach with excellent communication and client care skills across all levels;
Highly organised and able to work toward tight deadlines;
A desire for professional development would be advantageous.


For further details of this Family Lawyer vacancy, please contact Karl quoting reference KT01397081.


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