Family Solicitor/ FCILEx

Leeds – £33,000 - £38,000

Family Solicitor
Experience level : NQ - 2 Years
Locations: Leeds ( Agile mix of homeworking and office work)
Salary : DOE 

I am working with a well known Legal 500 ranked firm who are looking for an ambitious Family solicitor with the knowledge, skills and mindset to thrive in a market leading firm. The role is based in their office in central Leeds, but the firm have also adopted a flexible agile working style to allow for home working. 
The primary focus of this Family Solicitor role is to take on the responsibility of managing your own caseload under the supervision of a Director but with the objective of providing commercial advice and practical legal support to our client base as we continue to grow.

The Family Solicitor Role – Duties and Key Requirements
  • To undertake fee earning work, working both independently, with supervision and as a member of the team;
  • To maintain existing relations with the firms clients and assist and help develop new relationships with third party referrers;
  • Managing existing, cross department and new family clients, with a focus on:
  • Relationship breakdowns
  • Divorce
  • Separation
  • Dissolution and financial remedy applications
  • Children matters
  • Pre and post-nuptial agreements
  • Must be willing to work closely with other departments within the firm on joint projects;
  • Must be willing to participate in the growth and future development of the department, assisting in the build up of the client base and marketing the Firm’s services;
  • To comply with the company policies and performance targets; and
  • Meet the highest quality and ethical standards.
  • A personable and diplomatic team player
  • Strong negotiation and drafting skills
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and handle various matters simultaneously
  • Excellent client care, time and organisational management skills
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Proven skills in business development and marketing
In return the successful Family Solicitor will receive a market leading salary, negotiable and dependant on experience and billing potential.
For more information about this Family solicitor vacancy, please call Nicola Mackenzie on 0113 467 7571 for a confidential chat or apply for immediate consideration.

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Nicola Mackenzie

Recruitment Consultant
0113 467 7571

Nicola joined Douglas Scott in 2020 from the Travel industry where she gained 6 years’ experience in business management and a core work ethic focussed on delivering the best results. Throughout her career her client service and dedication is at the heart of everything she does. Nicola places candidates in those vital supporting roles, through to top solicitors across a huge variety of firms in Leeds and the surrounding areas. She enjoys getting to know both candidates and clients, nurturing relationships through trust, long lasting dedication and of course friendliness.

Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Family Law
  • Type: Solicitor / FILEX
  • Salary: £33,000 - £38,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: Leeds
  • Reference: 39728676

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