Family Solicitor (Legal Aid)

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
£45000 - £50000 per annum
Closing date
9 Mar 2021

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Family Solicitor (Legal Aid) - Hastings, East Sussex

An established high street law firm in Hastings, East Sussex are looking for an experienced Family Solicitor or Legal Executive (4yrs+ PQE) ideally with Children's Panel Membership or Resolution to join their growing family law team.

Your role will be to manage a varied caseload of publicly funded family matters including childcare (acting for parents), non-molestation orders and domestic violence. In addition, there may be some exposure to private divorce cases. You'll provide legal advice to clients on all relevant matters and undertake your own advocacy.

You must be a Family Lawyer/Care Solicitor with proven experience in handling a legal aid caseload, likely 4yrs+ PQE Family Solicitor, Legal Executive (FCILEx) or Paralegal. Ideally, you'll be a member of the Family Law Chidren's Panel or Resolution although this is not essential. LAA Supervisor status would be highly advantageous.

As this role will require you to attend several offices, a car driver is essential.

On offer is a competitive salary, up to c£50,000 plus benefits.

Apply now to be considered for this Family Solicitor/Childcare Solicitor career opportunity with an established and growing law firm in Hastings, East Sussex.


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