Family Law Solicitor

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
Closing date
1 Jun 2021

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Practice area
3 years, 4 years, 5 years, 6 years
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Job Details

With drive and determination the successful Family Law Solicitor will acquire the confidence and knowledge required to take them to the next level, managing a varied and challenging caseload that could include the identification of assets locked up in complex off shore trusts.

Due to growth an ambitious Family Law Solicitor is wanted to manage a high quality caseload with a highly regarded, multi award winning York based law firm with a fantastic reputation in the city and beyond.

Applications are invited from Family Solicitors and CILEx of all levels who are driven to build out their careers in a firm that is at the top of its game and can offer a first class career development opportunity to lawyers who possess the requisite levels of drive and determination to make it. Salary upwards of £34,000 with comprehensive benefits.

The successful Family Solicitor will join a busy, premium and in demand team acting for a varied client base that includes ABC, professionals, entrepreneurs, landowners, farmers and trust beneficiaries. Majoring in separation and finance you will manage a challenging, mentally stimulating and high quality privately funded Family Law caseload from inception through to conclusion. The day to day will vary and include:

The management of non-contentious elements, including the drafting of separation agreements
Firm leadership on contentious matters including the identification of assets, TOLATA claims, guidance and negotiation on division of the same
Litigation through to settlement or judgement

Applications are invited from Family Solicitors and CILEx who are motivated to take their careers to the next level and have the capacity and capability to acquire the know how and confidence required to deliver on that ambition. The successful candidate will possess upwards of 2 years experience gained in a high quality Family Law environment, and strong academics that will provide the foundation for the highest levels of client servicing and drive the delivery of a premium, but value for money legal solution.

An excellent York based Family Law opportunity with salary upwards of £34,000, comprehensive benefits and amazing career prospects.

Want to know more about this fantastic role? Connect with Director and Recruitment Consultant, Jonathan Nolan, contact for a confidential chat 0113 4677571 or apply now through the vacancy for immediate consideration and feedback.


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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