Family Solicitor

We are recruiting for an expanding law firm in the heart of Preston. You will be working within a driven and highly successful firm, which provides its clients the highest standards in care and attention for each case. The firm is now expanding its services into Family law. You will possess the ability to work well independently heading up the Family Department. This is an excellent opportunity for an experience and passionate Family Solicitor. Though will consider newly qualified applications.

This position is offered on a split fee basis with the opportunity to become permanent if desired.

The successful candidate will:

Maintain your continuing professional development requirements

Ensure Family Law knowledge is up to date and is familiar with all relevant legislation

Be self-motivated and driven

Work in a collaborative manner with the firm

Have a positive approach and strong work ethic

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

Draft, review, and manage a varied caseload of Family Law matters including:

Divorce / Separation / Civil Partnerships / Pre-Nuptial Agreements / Co-habitation / Private disputes involving children

Conduct legal research and investigate the facts of each case

Actively manage and develop client relationships including day to day contact with key clients

Conduct negotiations to reach desirable outcomes.

Efficiently running an individual caseload and timely completion of forms, letters and applications

Skills and Qualifications

Relevant legal qualification

Preferred 3 years of post-qualified experience (PQE)

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Exceptional analytical and reasoning skills

Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines

Proven track record building strong client/stakeholder relationships

Exemplary customer service

Proficiency with Microsoft Office and LEAP

Experience working in this area of law

Proven leadership


Preston City Centre with parking and close to transportation links. Split Office / Home working options considered.

The position is open to considering full-time / part- time / flexible working applications.

By applying for this position with Open Recruitment Limited you confirm that you have the experience, training, qualifications, and any authorisation required by law or by any professional body, which the position requires and that you are willing to work in the position.

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