Family Panel Accredited Solicitor

Southampton – £40,000 - £60,000

Douglas Scott are representing Southampton firm with an established Family department to recruit for an experienced Family & Child Care Solicitor to look after a legal aid caseload. This is would be a great position for a Children Panel Accredited Solicitor, or alternatively someone looking for a position where they will be supported to work towards their Children Panel Accreditation. You must have at least 2+ years PQE and some supervisory experience.

The successful applicant will be experienced in a variety of legally aided family, child care and domestic abuse matters.

The firm have a strong team of experienced Family Solicitors and are looking to grow their family team due to an increase in work coming to them, so no business development is required upon joining the firm. This position is open to both those want to pursue the majority of their own advocacy, and those who prefer to take a step away from carrying out their own advocacy and instruct counsel on their behalf.

To apply please send your CV to

Please contact Jayne Kivlehan to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

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Jayne Kivlehan

Recruitment Consultant
0121 272 7371

Jayne joined Douglas Scott in 2015 as a LLB law graduate. She was quickly promoted from Trainee Consultant to Recruitment Consultant and has experience working across the Locum, Business Support, and Private Practice markets. Jayne currently focusses on legal recruitment for the South West of England and across South Wales. She works with a range of clients and covers roles across all practice areas helping to place candidates from Paralegal to Partner level. Outside of work, Jayne is a professional Irish dancer and holds a number of titles and trophies. 

"Jayne was professional and supportive throughout the process and really cared about me achieving my aims. I particularly appreciated the pre-interview attention to detail to make sure I was prepared and felt comfortable with everything. 

She made what can be a nerve-wracking experience a calm and measured process which I am very thankful for. I can highly recommend Jayne and Douglas Scott for your next career move."

Residential Conveyancer | Fareham

Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Family Law
  • Type: Solicitor / FILEX
  • Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: Southampton
  • Reference: MJK9831

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