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Family Solicitor

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
£30000 - £50000 per annum
Closing date
5 Oct 2021

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

Douglas Scott is representing two exciting opportunities for Family Solicitors to join my clients well-regarded firm based in Hertford, Hertfordshire.

The ideal candidate will be expected to deal with all aspects of family law, including drafting pre–nuptial agreements, to children matters, Family Law Act applications as well as divorce and financial arrangements. To run own case load and support other fee earners from time to time.

My client is looking for the Junior Solicitor of 2 years PQE+ and for the more experienced Solicitor, would preferably have 5 years PQE+.

Personal Skills:
· Proficiency in Word/Excel/Teams and data base management
· Familiarity with legal software packages – Liberate preferably
· Able to work independently or with minimal supervision and run own case load
· Social media skills for marketing purposes, blogging, Twitter, Linked In etc.
· Adaptable and able to work with the team an undertake a variety of tasks
· Willingness to take on admin duties as may be required from time to time
· Strong negotiation and communication skills

Extra Info:
· Car owner preferable and willing to commute between offices
· Client base or good network of potential referrers
· Willing to work from all offices including our City Office
· Confident and sociable personality

Beneficial, but not required:
· Resolution accreditation preferable but not essential in Children and / or Financial Remedies
· TOLTA Experience
· Family Law Act Experience

If this sounds like a role you can fulfill then get in touch with our consultant Leah via email at, by directly calling on 0203 846 3071 or by applying to this role!


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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