Vacancy: Family Solicitor/Legal Executive

WSP Solicitors are dynamic and forward thinking legal practice with offices across Stroud, Gloucester and Dursley. We have been serving Gloucestershire for over 250 years and operate across a wide range of personal and commercial law.

Location: Stroud – Flexibility to work at other WSP offices and to work remotely due to current circumstances

Salary: Dependent on experience

Position: Family Solicitor / Legal Executive

Experience: 1-2 years PQE, may consider NQ’s

Working closely within the family department, the firm requires an individual who is enthusiastic, ambitious and dynamic with excellent communication skills and an ability to get on with people.  They should be prepared to build relationships and understand the industry they operate in and the challenges they face.

As such, in addition to the conduct of family related cases, it will be necessary for the successful candidate to be a team player who can contribute towards the growth of the department.  This may involve participation in marketing events, seminars and generally being able to work with minimum supervision, building on their experience.

For the successful candidate, they have the opportunity to become involved in the development of the department with good work and commitment being rewarded through progression within the firm generally.

Qualifications, Experience & Knowledge

  • Law degree or equivalent qualification and hold a current practising certificate
  • Minimum 1 year’s relevant experience advising on family law matters.  Consideration will be given to NQ’s if they have previous experience working in a family department of a legal firm.
  • Familiar with all aspects of private family law and in particular domestic abuse and private law children work.  Some knowledge of public and care proceedings as well as legal aid would be beneficial.
  • Will be required to attend court and meet clients.

Please also refer to the Job Analysis for Legal Practitioner found at this link. Job Analysis Legal Practitioner

If you are interested in this vacancy, please send a covering letter detailing your current salary or salary expectations along with your CV, quoting the job reference (FAM/RT/1120) to Rozy Tejrar at recruitment@wspsolicitors.com


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