Legal Aid Family Solicitor

Legal Aid Family Solicitor

A leading regional law firm has a new opportunity for a Legal Aid Family Solicitor to join its team based in Crossgates. You will be joining one of the largest, well-established Family Departments with working conditions to match the best in the market, offering a fantastic work-life balance along with a generous benefits package.

Firm Benefits include:
• Generous holiday entitlement ranging from 23-31 days (full-time, depending on the length of service with the firm)
• Guaranteed annual bonus which has averaged £4,000 over the past few years.
• Auto-enrolment pension scheme
• Discounted bus travel
• Payroll giving scheme for tax-free charitable donations
• Professional membership/subscription support
• Death in Service Life Assurance – 3 times the salary
• Interest-free loan for an annual travel pass
• Free conveyancing on your main residential property
• A free will
• Regular social events including summer BBQ and a Christmas party

About the role:
The role will involve managing a caseload of matters including care proceedings, children arrangements and domestic violence cases.

The role is suitable for an established Solicitor with experience in Legal Aid, looking for the next step in their career.

• Running a case load of client matters.
• Dealing with matters at all stages, from taking the client’s initial instructions, applying for legal aid where appropriate, and advocacy.
• Drafting statements, applications and other court pleadings.
• Dealing with new client enquiries.
• Providing support to other fee earners in the family department.

Circa 0-3 years’ PQE+ in legal aid family law is required.

To hear more about this new Legal Aid Family Solicitor role, apply directly via the link or contact Rachael Atherton at G2 Legal Recruitment.

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