Overview

Family Solicitor

Family Solicitor

NQ – Experienced Hires  

Hedge End, Hampshire

Competitive salary dependent on experience

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experience Family Solicitor, Legal Executive or Fee Earner to join a reputable legal practice with a great presence in Hampshire, Sussex and London. They are a full-service firm with multiple offices across the south. Due to the demand of the department, they are looking at candidates from newly qualified to senior level.

They are seeking someone with a good understanding of the market and local area to join their busy team in Hedge End.

You will advise on a variety of matters to include:

Divorce

Separation

Mediation

Pre-nuptial agreements

Civil Partnerships

Children and parenting matters

Cohabitation

Adoption

Protection from harassment and domestic violence

Duties will include:

Managing own caseload

Advising on a variety of privately funded family matters

Develop existing caseload in divorce, finance, children and care matters

Drafting legal documentation to include Cohabitation Agreements and Prenuptial Agreements

Drafting various Court Applications

Be actively involved in marketing and business development activities

The successful candidate will:

Have good academics – Degree/LPC/Training Contract or have achieved FCILEx status

Have at least a few years’ experience of working experience within a family department

Offer sound legal advice to a diverse client base

Maintain your continuing professional development requirements

Be self-motivated with a drive to develop the team

Work in a collaborative manner within the team and wider firm

Have a positive approach and strong work ethic