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Solicitor - Family and Civil Litigation

Law Staff Legal Recruitment
£45000 - £65000 per annum
Closing date
30 Dec 2020
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Job Details

Legal 500 law firm in London seeks a solicitor with family and civil litigation experience.

This is a rare opportunity to play a key role in the continued development and success of a new department. Working closely with one of the practices partners, the successful solicitor will manage a split caseload of family and civil litigation matters. Able to progress matters with minimal supervision, this role would be suited to a practitioner who has had substantial exposure to both areas of law. The ability to meet financial targets will be essential.

To put you forward for this position, we require your ideal salary and location and notice period.


  • Cases from pre-action stage through to trial or disposal
  • Breach of contract
  • Civil fraud
  • Divorce
  • Financial relief
  • Civil partnerships
  • Negotiating settlements
  • Liaising with junior fee earners on how they can assist
  • Attracting new clients through participation in business development
The Candidate

  • Qualified solicitors with a minimum of 2 years’ PQE in family law and civil litigation
  • Technically proficient and commercially aware
  • Demonstrates outstanding communication and client care skills
  • Knowledge of family and civil procedure rules is a pre-requisite
  • Possesses a consistently strong academic record with a merit or above at the LPC advantageous
  • IT literate particularly using Microsoft Office and case management systems
  • Has an aptitude for business development and networking
The Firm

Our client is a leading, Legal 500 law firm offering a select range of legal services from their office located within the City of London. Based within easy reach of excellent transport links and amenities they appeal to both locals and commuters alike. Staffed by a team of experts who are all specialists within their respective fields, they go above and beyond to deliver a clear and personalised service tailored to the client’s individual circumstances. Experiencing continued growth, they are now seeking a solicitor with family and civil litigation to add to their team.

Our Agency Requirements

  • What salary are you currently seeking?
  • How far are you most comfortable to travel from home?
  • How long is your notice period?
Solicitor - Family and Civil Litigation

For further details of this Family and Civil Litigation Solicitor vacancy, please contact Ben on 01954 774661 quoting reference BP32191.

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Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are a recruitment agency, all vacancy descriptions are of general content and no responsibility is taken for salary or PQE differences. The salary range shown on the current advert may not have been an indication provided by the client and could be a guideline from our research team as a broad indication on salary scales in the market, dependent on experience.

By applying for this position at Law Staff Legal you confirm that you have the experience, training, qualifications and any authorisation required by law or by any professional body, which the position requires and that you are willing to work in the position.

By applying for this position you give Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited authorisation to submit your curriculum vitae to the hirer. If you do not wish us to make this application on your behalf please email informing Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited of such. Please note however, once an introduction has been made by Law Staff Legal Recruitment it cannot be withdrawn this and you are bound by the terms as stated here in our terms supplied on our web site.

In accordance with The Conduct of Agencies and Businesses Regulations Act of 2003, Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited require all candidates applying for a position to provide via email, fax or post, a copy of photographic identity and proof of address.

Please also note that all communication, including telephone calls, with Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are recorded and monitored for training and compliance purposes.

To view Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited's candidate registration terms please go to our website.

As part of Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited's candidate registration and care process, all successful applications are responded to within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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Based minutes from the delightful, historical city of Cambridge, Law Staff Legal Recruitment specialises in helping legal firms, local authorities, private companies and individual candidates find the best personnel and opportunities in the market.

We put the success of our organisation down to our excellent, friendly team and creating close links with our clients and candidates; providing professional advice and delivering results in the shortest possible time. Over 40% of our clients come to us through word-of-mouth.

Our approach is to listen to what you want and to deliver on a personal basis exactly what you are looking for. An unusually high percentage of our new business is generated through recommendations from satisfied candidates and client firms.

We believe work should be life-enhancing and not a drudge. We pride ourselves on our friendly, human and open approach. Speak to any of us and you will notice the enthusiasm and belief we have for what we do. We treat all our staff with respect, share our success with them and encourage them to make their role their own.

Our organisation's success is the result of the combined effort of each individual.

Currently we have a computerised database of high quality firms actively searching for:

Assistant Solicitors
Legal Executives
Unqualified Fee Earners
Drafts Persons
Legal Secretaries


Contact Us
  • 1 Carisbrooke Court
  • Anderson Road
  • Cambridge
  • CB24 4UQ
  • GB
  • 01954 208 070
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