Family Solicitor

ENL Legal Recruitment
£30000 - £40000 per annum
Closing date
18 Nov 2020

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Practice area
2 years, 4 years, 6 years, 7 years+
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Private Family Solicitor/Legal Executive, 3+ PQE, Warwickshire, Salary £30,000 to £40,000 (DOE) plus extensive benefits. An exciting new opportunity has arisen within this law firms Family Law Department for a Solicitor/Legal Executive. They see this area as a real growth opportunity within the firm and would suit someone with ambition and drive to really grow and make the role their own. To apply or register your interest, please call Lauren on 0161 850 0745 and quote Job Ref:2032

JOB TITLE: Private Family Solicitor/Legal Executive
LOCATION: Warwickshire

You will be responsible for the management of own caseload of primarily Legal Aid Private Law matters including children, finance matters, Injunctions and Domestic Violence, with minimum supervision. Managing a caseload of Private law legal aid matters, advocacy and attendance at Court. Monitor your own caseload progression compliance and billing, ensure efficient and accurate applications for and maintenance of Legal Aid Certificates. Assist HOD in the management of the Department, efficient time recording and preparation of bills, maintenance of files and preparation of full attendance notes. Achieve agreed targets and review of key performance indicators. Promote the Department and self within the legal community and with existing and prospective clients and stakeholders. Fulfil the SRA requirements regarding professional development as required in line with the Firms Strategy.

Minimum 3 years PQE within a similar role and it is essential that you have experience working on Legal Aid matters. Good quality experience of running a (preferably Private Law Legal Aid) caseload including, children, Finance matters and Domestic Violence. In addition, injunctions. Experience of growing an area of law would be highly desirable. A friendly flexible and personable approach in the role, with the ability to work on your own initiative with minimum supervision. Experience of business development and marketing within a law firm, good use of case management systems and proficient in IT. Experience of requirements of Lexcel and a full UK driving license as travel between offices will be required.

Competitive Salary with annual reviews
25 days holiday plus 8 days Bank Holidays (increasing to 27 days with length of service – for part time roles this will be calculated on a pro rata basis)
Pension Scheme
Discounted legal fees (on completion of probation period)
BUPA healthcare scheme (on completion of probation period)
Long service awards
Career development and performance reviews
Technical and personal skills training
Community and fundraising events
Full induction programme
Town centre location

eNL has a number of permanent, locum and consultant vacancies for private practice law firms, the public sector and FTSE in-house organisations, throughout England & Wales. If you are legally qualified or in a legal business support role and considering a career move, do get in touch, or go to to register your interest.

Contact Lauren Harris at eNL on 0113 320 0575 or email with your CV, or simply call for a confidential discussion. eNL will never share your CV with a third party without your express permission. As part of our candidate care process, we aim to respond to all applications in 7 days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. eNL is handling a number of Family vacancies throughout the UK If you are a Solicitor looking for a move, please call now.

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