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Family Law Solicitor

Thornton Legal
England, Merseyside, Liverpool
£25000 - £30000 per annum
Closing date
28 Oct 2020

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Our client is a Merseyside based law firm with a 5-fee earner strong family department.

They are keen to recruit a Family Solicitor with between 1 and 4 years PQE. Applicants who are NQ level but are able to demonstrate good training or pre training contract experience will also be considered.

The role is to deal exclusively with private funded family work including divorce, pre-nuptial agreements and childcare related issues such as custody, non-molestation orders and child support.

Lawyers who currently undertake a mixed caseload of privately funded and publicly funded work will be considered for the role.

The firm is willing to offer a salary of up to £30,000.

Reporting to the Head of Family you will give responsibility, under supervision, of handling you own caseload of privately funded family cases and the opportunity to progress your own career in a friendly and supportive environment.

To be considered for this role you will have the following experience, knowledge, skills, and attributes.

  • Qualified Solicitor with first rate family law experience
  • At least 1 years PQE
  • Ability to contribute to the development of the Family Law Department
  • Excellent interpersonal, influencing and communication skills
  • Experienced and proficient in the use of case management systems
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and under own initiative

In return:

Joining this thriving firm, you'll be encouraged to develop your career further whilst utilising your expertise within a professional and productive working environment.

Salary: Up to £30,000 for the right candidate

Additional Benefits include: Holiday sale & purchase scheme, childcare voucher scheme, pension, generous holiday entitlement.


Thornton Legal is an award winning independent recruitment company covering the North West and Yorkshire. 

North West office - 0151 305 5757

Yorkshire office - 0113 323 0777

We work with law firms of all sizes and specialisms. Often we are instructed as their preferred recruitment partner and we regularly handle vacancies not advertised on-line. 

Our clients tell us that we are well informed, straightforward to deal with and take the time to fully understand their requirements. We regularly hear from candidates that we are supportive from initial contact through to interview and beyond, and it is often noted that we honest, hardworking and go beyond expectations.

Get in touch to see what Thornton Legal can do for your legal career or your law firm.

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Contact Us
  • Thornton Legal
  • North West
  • Yorkshire
  • GB
  • 0151 305 5757 / 0113 232 0777
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