Family Lawyer – 5+PQE, Preston

Full Time – Preston

We are looking for Family Lawyer to work alongside the team, dealing with our clients in a clear and concise manner, running a caseload working to individual and team targets to help the overall team achieve its objectives, whilst working on individual objectives to develop within the team.

You will benefit from:-

  • Competitive salary
  • 28 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Hybrid working
  • Life Assurance of x2 annual salary (facility to increase at employees own cost)
  • Pension scheme
  • Voluntary Cash Plan Scheme – to assist with dental & optical bills
  • Eye Care Vouchers
  • Continued development and learning opportunities including sponsorship and study leave options
  • Discounted legal services, client Introduction scheme
  • Regular appraisals & bi-annual companywide social functions

Your role will include: –

  • Handling and managing your own caseload of a range of family matters including but not limited to Divorce, financial applications, and private children law matters for our clients
  • Conducting your own advocacy on your cases, subject to experience
  • Maintaining and developing specialist knowledge expertise and skills
  • Complying with all training/professional development requirements, and maintaining accurate records of all training/professional development undertaken to service our clients
  • Maintaining a thorough understanding of and complying with the Solicitors Accounts and Solicitors Practice Rules, and all revisions thereto
  • Developing new client relationships and ensuring excellent standards are maintained when servicing our clients
  • Ensuring the retention of good clients through appropriate client management and matter completion
  • Supporting key office led and departmental events to secure new clients, cross refer opportunities and further increase the team’s strong reputation
  • Ensuring clients receive the best commercial legal advice tailored to their circumstances
  • Achieving personal utilisation and realisation targets
  • Building relationships both internally and externally throughout the business and department to raise your own profile – we believe the key to our success is to build strong relationships within our teams and with our clients

You will have:-

  • 5+ years PQE or experience of handling a caseload at this level
  • Outstanding client care skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and time management skills
  • Outstanding organisational, written and IT skills (Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team both inside and outside of your department
  • Ability to demonstrate a clear understanding of the Solicitors Code of Conduct in respect of referrals and of the Money Laundering Regulations
  • Case management system experience would be an advantage for Proclaim

To apply for this role, please send your CV and covering letter to or apply using the link below.  If you would like further information, please do not hesitate to contact our HR Department on 01772 888444 or who would be delighted to assist.

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