BCL Legal Recruitment
0845 241 0933

Family Solicitor

County Durham
£28,000.00 - 45,000.00
Private Practice
Contract Type:
Permanent role
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A well regarded North East firm is currently seeking an experienced family solicitor to joint its collaborative Wynyard based team. The firm can trace its heritage back over 170 years and prides itself on upholding its values of integrity and friendliness whilst providing client with a cost effective and personal service.

You will be providing legal advice and assistance in a broad range of family matters including:

- High value divorce matters, pre-nuptial and marital agreements, cohabitation, private child matters and related financial matters.
- Knowledge of Civil Procedure Rules, for the purposes of TOLATA applications
- Private Law Children
- Injunction applications

The successful solicitor will be expected to:

- Establish excellent relationships with clients and to effectively manage and deliver client expectations
- Efficiently manage and develop support staff to ensure fee earning is spent effectively
- Prepare Instructions/Briefs to Counsel, Trial Bundles and Indexes and update the same where appropriate
- Attend Court to represent the client, both in relation to their own caseload, but where appropriate in relation to cases belonging to other fee earners
- Draft Consent Orders, Children Act Applications, Injunction Applications, Divorce Petitions, Financial Statements and Witness Statements.

In return a competitive salary is on offer. If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us. If this job isn't quite right, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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