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Family Solicitor

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
£34000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: Comprehensive
Closing date
11 Jun 2021

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Practice area
3 years, 4 years, 5 years, 6 years
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A unique blend, an established law firm with a family feel, ambition, growth mindset, expanding with a strong employer proposition driving high employee retention. On the short list if you are undertaking a comprehensive Family Law job search.

Due to growth a client focused Family Solicitor or Legal Executive is wanted to enhance the private Family Law service in a forward thinking law firm that is leading the way in modern legal service provision. Applications are invited from Family Solicitors and Legal Executives who are looking to make their first or second career move and build out their skill set and confidence working alongside an approachable, experienced lead. Salary is dependent on experience and upwards of £34,000 with comprehensive benefits that includes a generous holiday entitlement.

The successful Family Solicitor or Legal Executive will manage a privately funded case load with the support of an experienced and hard working legal secretary. The day to day will vary and major on proving advice and guidance relating to all aspects of relationship breakdown, including divorce, separation and financial matters such as the valuation and division of assets, with some private children work. Excellent drafting skills will be complemented by 4 years plus Family Law know how and a confident and assertive approach to management of contentious aspects of a caseload.

Applications are invited from ambitious Family Solicitors and Legal Executives who are looking to build out a career in a friendly and supportive modern law environment that will provide a solid platform for personal and professional growth. Candidates should possess upwards of 4 years Family Law experience and a track record of success that has seen their stock rise and driven repeat business and referral directly into their current working environment. A positive mindset and the ability to remain calm and professional under pressure will support team play and the ability to get the best out of people at all times.

An really rewarding Family Law opportunity with a friendly and supportive team based in a forward thinking modern law environment. Salary is upwards of £34,000 with comprehensive benefits.

Contact Director and Recruitment Consultant Jonathan Nolan 0113 4677571 through any channel to discuss this and other exclusive opportunities 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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