Family Locum Lawyer

£35.00 - £40.00 per hour ltd
05 Oct 2016
02 Nov 2016
Job Title
Practice Area
Family / Matrimonial
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7
Contract Type
Full Time

LAW Absolute are working with a reputable niche firm based in Hertfordshire; our client is seeking an experienced Family locum lawyer  to join their established and trusted family department on an interim/contract basis for 5-6 months starting from December.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a close knit friendly team consisting of one other solicitor and  a paralegal. The Ideal candidate will have supervisory status,  therefore member to the Law Society’s Family panel or Resolution membership is a pre requisite for this role.

You will be able to manage their own caseload from start to finish and therefore ideally have gained 3- 5 years’ experience post-qualification in a similar role. The work will involve a mix of Private and Public family work. The ideal candidate will be able to  their own advocacy and will have experience in the following;

  • Divorce and separation proceedings and financial matters arising from the same
  • Arrangements for children whose parents have separated
  • Issues involving third parties
  • Public Care proceedings (Limited)
  • Domestic Violence
  • Harassment
  • Proceedings overseas
  • Injunctions to prevent assets being removed or dissipated
  • Prenuptial contracts
  • Child Support calculations
  • Cohabitation disputes
  • Separation Agreements

This is a superb opportunity for an ambitious and enthusiastic  experienced Family lawyer to contribute towards the continued growth and success of this thriving niche firm. Their offices are conveniently located footsteps away from the nearest station, and there are parking facilities right across the road from them. They are located within a  bustling town centre offering a range of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants.


Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

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