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Family Solicitor

Southampton, Hampshire
Job Type
20 Sep 2022

Family Solicitor

5+ Years PQE

Full Time Office Based

Southampton, Hampshire

Competitive salary dependent on experience

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an ambitious Family Solicitor to join a reputable legal practice with a great presence in Hampshire and across the nation. They are a full-service firm with a number of accreditations to their name.

They are seeking a Solicitor with a good understanding of the market to join their expanding Family Team in Hampshire. You will advise on a variety of matters to include divorce and separation, children and care matters and financial agreements / disputes. The caseload will be predominantly privately funded, with some publicly funded matters too.

Areas of focus will include:

  • Divorce and relationship breakdown
  • Childcare and financial issues following divorce or separation
  • International family law
  • Adoption
  • Special guardianship
  • Childcare Proceedings
  • Cohabitation
  • Civil partnerships
  • Pre-marital agreements
  • Domestic abuse

Duties will include:

  • Managing own caseload
  • Advising on a variety of privately funded family matters
  • Develop existing caseload in divorce, finance, children and care matters
  • Drafting legal documentation to include Cohabitation Agreements and Prenuptial Agreements
  • Drafting various Court Applications
  • Be actively involved in marketing and business development activities

The successful candidate will:

  • Have good academics - Degree/LPC/Training Contract or have achieved FCILEx status
  • Have at least a couple of years' experiences within a family department
  • Offer sound legal advice to a diverse client base
  • Maintain your continuing professional development requirements
  • Be self-motivated with a drive to develop the team
  • Work in a collaborative manner within the team and wider firm
  • Have a positive approach and strong work ethic
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  • Job Reference: 717251454-2
  • Date Posted: 20 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Ashville Knight
    Ashville Knight
  • Location: Southampton, Hampshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Permanent