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Family Solicitor/CILEX

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
£32000 - £40000 per annum
Closing date
26 Aug 2021

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Practice area
2 years, 3 years, 4 years, 5 years
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Family Law Solicitor/ Legal Executive

Location: Hartlepool/Durham

£32,000 - £40,000 DOE

A Family Law Solicitor is required for a rewarding opportunity with a well established and highly regarded Law firm at their office in either Hartlepool or Durham. Flexible working is also offered and can be discussed.

Joining a friendly team, the successful Family solicitor will manage a challenging and rewarding caseload - from start to finish. The successful candidate will advise on a broad range of matters and have experience in working a mixed caseload of both private and Legal Aid Family Law.

Applications are invited from ambitious Family Solicitors who are looking for a challenge and an opportunity to develop in a supportive legal environment. The successful candidate will have at least 2 years PQE experience.

• Previous Family Law experience is essential.
  • Qualified Solicitor/FCILEx
• To work as a member of a team of solicitors and, to handle your own caseload with
minimal supervision.
• To be able to operate the LAA portal including billing your own files.
• To help other fee earners as needed
• To handle a workload appropriate to their legal skills.
• To be able to work to a deadline and under pressure.
• The ability to communicate with clients and colleagues in an effective and polite
• Be prepared to network to build client base.

In return, the successful candidate will receive a competitive salary upwards of £32,000, career development opportunities and flexible working.

For a confidential chat please contact Hussain on 0113 467 7571 or apply for immediate consideration


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.      




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