New Vacancy – Family Care Solicitor

Salary negotiable – Contact Vicky Thomas HR Manager     email

A leading North-East law firm is seeking a full time Family Care Solicitor for an immediate start  to work in their  Stockton  office.

Applications are invited from  Lawyers with at least 2 years PQE.  The ideal candidate will be able to work independently have a good knowledge of Legal Aid cases and low level finance,  be able to deal with all aspects of family law, including divorce, finance and public and private children matters.

This is an opportunity to work for a very progressive practice, amongst some of the region’s leading lawyers. 

In return they offer a competitive salary, role prospects, 25 days holiday plus  bank holidays and a first class working environment.

Job Description

To manage all client work allocated in accordance with detailed procedures and quality standards contained in the practice’s office manual.
To ensure that all client work is progressed expeditiously and that the client is kept regularly informed on progress and on costs.
At all times to exercise high standards of client care in a professional and pleasant manner.
To ensure the confidentiality and security of all documentation and information of the practice and clients.
In close liaison with the accounts department, to have overall responsibility for credit control on own matters.
To comply with the Solicitors’ Accounts Rules and the Solicitors’ Code of Conduct 2007.
To maintain clear and precise communications with other personnel in the practice.
To ensure good working relationships with external institutions and organisations.
To supervise, support and develop any immediate support staff and fee earning staff as agreed with the Head of Department.
To take responsibility for and attend to your CPD needs.
In conjunction with the practice, to comply with the relevant training requirements of the SRA and to assist with in-house training as may be required.
In liaison with Head of Department and other partners, to be active in promoting the services of the practice and its image and ethos.
To carry out any other duties and responsibilities that may be required by the Directors.


  • Exceptional communication skills in both verbal and written forms
  • Team orientated
  • Attention to detail
  • Immaculate and professional presentation
  • Ability to multitask and manage several different tasks

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