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Solicitor / Legal Executive (Family Law)

Confidential Legal Permanent Not Specified
salary £25000.00  to: £35000.00   Annual
location Guildford, Surrey

Job Description

Our client, national law firm, are recruiting for an ambitious and experienced, Family Solicitor/Chartered Legal Executive for their established Guildford office.

You will aspire to work in publicly funded Family law and have previous legal aid exposure, working under the supervision of a Supervising Solicitor you will deliver a high standard of client care, concentrating on publicly funded matters, predominantly domestic abuse and including private children law.

You are looking to establish yourself within a firm who will support your long term career development in Family Law.

Duties to include;

Champion client care

Oversee due diligence to legal aid applications

Making preparations for court such as court bundles and instructing counsel

Adhering to monthly file reviews and ensuring files are compliant, making adjustments when necessary

Undertaking advocacy

Case management with a view to reaching monthly target under supervision of team supervisor


You are driven to make a positive change in people''s lives and hold client care as a core value

You will have experience of preparing non molestation orders and/or processing legal aid applications using the CCMS portal

You can work comfortably in a fast paced environment, dealing with matters of a very sensitive and sometimes distressing nature

You carry out work accurately and meet deadlines with ease

You have strong written and verbal communication skills, and feel comfortable applying these to team levels of any level across the firm

Maintain integrity and professionalism

Confident with case management systems and electronic files

Experience in advocacy

Family and/or child panel accreditations preferred but not essential


22 days annual leave (increasing with length of service) plus bank holidays

Health & Well-being Assistance

Contributory Pension Scheme

Recruitment Recommendation Rewards

Eye Care eVouchers

Should you have any questions or wish to apply please do not hesitate to contact Clear Legal and Financial Recruitment

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