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Family Fee Earner/Solicitor

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
Competitive DOE
Closing date
15 Feb 2021

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***Exciting opportunity- Family Solicitor - Leeds***

A well established firm are investing in the growth of their thriving Family department in Leeds. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious Family Solicitor to join a hugely successful team and take the business along with their career to the next level.

The successful candidate must have excellent technical ability and experience of handling a broad range of family and matrimonial cases. Realistically they should have a minimum of 1-3 years PQE as they will be expected to manage their own caseload, support staff and participate in the Firm's marketing activities.

Applicants should have the following attributes:-

  • A minimum of 1-3 years PQE gained in Family Law with an emphasis on financial remedy and private law children matters;
  • A client following and / or contacts whom they are able to bring with them;
  • The ability to generate their own caseload through existing contacts and from client referrals;
  • Good marketing focus and be commercially aware, with a proven background of successful involvement in business development strategies to enable contribution to the growth of the Firm's portfolio;
  • Credible and professional engagement to contribute to the growth of an already successful department;
  • Pro-active, driven, professional and flexible as well as being friendly and a good team player;
  • Have excellent technical and interpersonal ability across all levels

The successful candidate will be tasked with developing a full and varied caseload to cover the full spectrum of private Family Law matters with a focus on high net worth financial cases and private law children cases.

Salary is competitive and negotiable DOE

For more information please contact Nicola Mackenzie 0113 467 7571 for an initial conversation.


Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment are multi-award winning legal recruitment experts.

Our business – put simply – is to remove the pain points candidates may otherwise experience on their journeys.
Sure, we act for legal professionals of all levels making lateral moves, taking steps up the ladder or looking for contract legal opportunities.
And yes we can boast a network of connections that spans nationwide private practice, the UK’s in house legal departments and now the Middle East, Asia and the Far East.
But we are the only REC and APSCO affiliated legal recruitment specialist with an ISO9001 accredited quality management system and the Investors In People Gold Standard award.
And by externally validating our day to day activities in the wider business community we have been able to place customer experience at the heart of our business proposition.
Which means people like dealing with our team – a very experienced, settled and happy bunch they epitomise the Douglas Scott brand personality and will demonstrate a genuine interest in you and your career.      




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0161 233 6360
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
No1 Spinningfields
M3 3EB
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