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Lawyer – Family

Contact Simon Shorter
Reference C-BH-32977
Salary Competitive Salary
Job Type Permanent
Location Barking Greater London England South East
Date Posted 09 Jun 2021
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Lawyer with private and public family experience is sought on a permanent basis in Essex.

Joining a specialist family team located in Barking, the successful lawyer will manage a varied caseload of public and privately funded family matters, ensuring high levels of client care and service at all times. Additionally, the successful lawyer will play an active role in the continued growth and success of the team.

To put you forward for this position, we require your ideal salary and location and notice period.


  • Private and publicly funded matters
  • Divorce
  • Separation
  • Private children matters
  • Domestic abuse
  • Cohabitation agreements
  • Financial matters
  • Legal Aid applications  
  • Conducting own advocacy

The Candidate

  • Qualified solicitors or legal executives from NQ-5 years’ PQE
  • Technically proficient in private and public family matters  
  • Possesses outstanding communication and client care skills
  • Legal Aid experience will be a pre-requisite
  • Has the ability to run their own caseload with minimal supervision
  • Ideally, confident conducting their own advocacy
  • Strives for high standards in their work

The Firm

Our client is a leading multi-office practice which offers a comprehensive range of legal services to individuals and businesses across the UK. Staffed by a team of specialist fee earners, who are committed to providing exceptional service and high levels of client care, they have attained a number of sought-after accreditations including Lexcel. They are now seeking a dynamic Family Lawyer to join their office located in Essex.


  • Competitive salary dependent on experience
  • Responsibility from the outset
  • Opportunities for remote working
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Travel loans
  • Service awards

Our Agency Requirements

  • What salary are you currently seeking?
  • How far are you most comfortable to travel from home?
  • How long is your notice period?

Lawyer – Family

For further details of this Family Lawyer vacancy, please contact Simon on 01954 208075 quoting reference SS32977.

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