Jobs that are definitely too big to miss out on

We cover England, Wales and Scotland

Careers in Black & White

4 weeks ago

Private Family Solicitor

Position type: Permanent

Location: Cumbria

Sector: Family

Salary: £35,000 - £45,000

Skills: Private Family

Job Type: Full Time

Position Description

A reputable multi-service law firm located in the beautiful Lake District is seeking a Private Family Solicitor to join their established Family Law Team in the Kendal office. This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a stunning location with a diverse and engaging caseload.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage a varied caseload of private family law matters, including divorce, financial settlements, cohabitation disputes, private children matter, and prenuptial agreements.
  • Provide expert legal advice and representation to clients, ensuring their best interests are represented with compassion and professionalism.
  • Conduct negotiations and facilitate settlements, striving for amicable resolutions where possible.
  • Represent clients in court proceedings when necessary, advocating effectively on their behalf.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, offering exceptional client care and support throughout the legal process.
  • Stay informed about changes in family law legislation and regulations, continually updating your knowledge and skills.


  • Qualified Family Solicitor or Lawyer with a minimum of 2 years PQE in private family law matters.
  • Extensive experience in handling a range of family law cases, including divorce, financial settlements, children matter, and related areas.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of current family law legislation and procedures.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to empathise with clients and handle sensitive matters with discretion and professionalism.
  • Strong negotiation and advocacy skills, with the ability to work towards favourable outcomes for clients.
  • Highly organised, with the ability to manage a demanding caseload and meet deadlines.
  • Proactive and self-motivated, demonstrating a commitment to providing high-quality legal services.

The firm offers a competitive salary, hybrid working arrangements, and a rural location with free parking. This is an excellent opportunity for a dedicated and experienced Family Solicitor to join a reputable law firm with a supportive and collaborative working environment. The firm also provides opportunities for career progression and professional development.

If you are a skilled and compassionate Family Solicitor looking for a new challenge in a beautiful location, apply now to join this dynamic team and advance your career in family law.

To apply, please submit your details via the contact page, or contact Justine Stevens on LinkedIn

Job Benefits

The firm offers a competitive salary, hybrid working arrangements, and a rural location with free parking.

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years experience in private family law

RBUK Legal

Head Office - Manchester: Imperial Court Exchange Quay Manchester M5 3EB

© RBUK Legal 2019