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    Family Solicitor 3-5years PQE

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Family/ Matrimonial
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 22/05/2020
  • Job reference: 45625_1590140957

Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity in Private Family Law?

A leading law firm based in West Yorkshire are looking for a Family Solicitor with experience dealing with privately funded family law to join their existing team

The Role:

The successful Family Solicitor will be able to run a case load, be proactive and be able to meet targets as well as Mediate in court, the casework will be focused on Finance work but will also involve Matrimonial and Children Act matters.


You should be a qualified solicitor with a minimum of 3PQE and be looking to join a friendly and supportive team where you can take responsibility and continue to develop and grow the department. You must be presentable and be confident in meeting clients in the hub spot offices around the UK.

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Work as part of the team and assist senior fee earners with complex, high value Divorce and Financial Settlements and TOLATA issues. Assisting with taking client's instructions at appropriate points, collating of information/documentation and drafting of court pleadings.
  • Liaise with and advise clients from initial instructions to the conclusion of the case whether by compromised agreement thus drafting consent orders or at the end of a contested hearing. Thereafter ensuring that all terms are implemented.
  • Liaise with other teams within the commercial and private client departments to obtain advice and assistance relating to the client's needs and also to develop workload and cross sell services.
  • Engage in business development activity including networking events, writing newsletters, articles, blogs and preparing and presenting Private Law Family matter including Matrimonial, Financial and Children Act work.


  • Salary will be NOE
  • 25 days holiday
  • Home working
  • Pension scheme
  • Fantastic scope for progression

If this role is of interest, please call Ellie 01772 259 121 or forward your most recent CV to

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