Family Solicitor (Legal Aid)

Location
Ashford
Salary
£45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
09 Feb 2021
Closes
24 Feb 2021
Ref
J60461
Contact
Jamie Chinnock
Job Title
Solicitor
Practice Area
Family / Matrimonial
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Family Solicitor (Legal Aid) - Ashford, Kent

An established high street law firm in Ashford, Kent are looking for an experienced Family Solicitor or Legal Executive (4yrs+ PQE) ideally with Children's Panel Membership or Resolution to join their growing family law team.

Your role will be to manage a varied caseload of publicly funded family matters including childcare (acting for parents), non-molestation orders and domestic violence. In addition, there may be some exposure to private divorce cases. You'll provide legal advice to clients on all relevant matters and undertake your own advocacy.

You must be a Family Lawyer/Care Solicitor with proven experience in handling a legal aid caseload, likely 4yrs+ PQE Family Solicitor, Legal Executive (FCILEx) or Paralegal. Ideally, you'll be a member of the Family Law Children's Panel or Resolution although this is not essential. LAA Supervisor status would be highly advantageous.

As this role will require you to attend several offices, a car driver is essential.

On offer is a competitive salary, up to c£50,000 plus benefits.

Apply now to be considered for this Family Solicitor/Childcare Solicitor career opportunity with an established and growing law firm in Ashford, Kent