Family Law Solicitor

£30,000 per annum 
13 Oct 2016
10 Nov 2016
Job Title
Practice Area
Family / Matrimonial
Contract Type
Full Time

Family Law Solicitor


£30,000 per annum 

Responsible to:          Office Managing Partner


Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. To undertake family cases with a predominately domestic violence caseload under supervision. 
  2. Attendance on clients in the office, on the telephone and in Court.
  3. Ability to manage and supervise of secretaries, trainees and paralegals.
  4. Responsible for ensuring that appropriate signposting and referral procedure is followed. 
  5. Must have working knowledge of publically funded family work and the ability to service privately funded cases.
  6. Responsible for time recording and ensuring that a running record of costs/disbursements incurred on all Legal Aid Agency cases are kept.
  7. Responsible for ensuring that file and case management complies with Legal Aid Agency mandatory requirements
  8. Responsible for ensuring that only prescribed forms are used in accordance with Legal Aid Agency requirements
  9. Responsible for diarising key dates and ensuring secretaries keep a back­up record of such dates

To do all such things which are in the reasonable opinion of the firm, ancillary, necessary and conducive to the role and responsibilities.