Family Solicitor

Location Sheffield
Discipline: Legal Recruitment and Legal Jobs
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££40000 - £55000 per annum
Contact name: Rhys Spencer

Contact email: Rhys.spencer@craconsultants.com
Job ref: BBBH14756_1667554900
Published: 24 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Family Solicitor
£40,000 to £55,000 salary bracket
Sheffield City Centre (hybrid working)
Full Time, Permanent

Who we are:


CRA Consulting are a specialist legal recruiter, operating across the UK. CRA works in partnership with reputable law firms with either local, regional, national or international presence. We recruit at all levels from board, director and partnership level through to support staff.

For additional information on how we can assist you with your next career move, visit the CRA Consulting Website at www.craconsultants.com.

About the business:

CRA Legal are recruiting for a well-known local law firm with offices across South Yorkshire, recognised in the legal 500. The firm are a friendly, respected organisation who have seen a period of growth across their business. As a result of increasing workload, our client is looking to hire an additional Family Solicitor into their Private Family Department, managing and support high net-worth clients. This role is ideal for a candidate who is looking to continue their career in family law.

If successful, you will perform the following role as an Family Solicitor:

  • Working closely with a senior Partner, supporting with and running a comprehensive caseload of private family / matrimonial matters & disputes and private child proceedings matters
  • Handling initial enquiries from clients, providing expert advice on legal queries and cases
  • Dealing with communications, correspondence, documentation, letters, emails and calls
  • Liaising with all key stakeholders including solicitors, opposing council, clients and court professionals
  • Attending meetings, court appearances and consultations
  • Preparing court bundles for trials
  • Allocating administrative asks


The organisation will offer you the following employment benefits package:

  • 24 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Discretionary additional leave over XMAS office closure
  • Discretionary firmwide bonus scheme (payments twice per year)
  • Westfield health scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Hybrid working


To apply, you will be required to meet the following criteria:

  • It is essential that you have previous experience working as a Paralegal / Trainee Solicitor in Family Law
  • Applications from Trainee Solicitors, NQ Solicitors or Solicitors up to 5 years PQE welcome
  • Legal executive applications also welcome


How to apply:

If this Family Solicitor vacancy is of interest, please click the apply button. Alternatively, if you would like to discuss with Rhys Spencer who is managing this vacancy, call 0114 241 8030 for a confidential discussion.

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Additional Information:

CRA Legal follow strict best practice recruitment guidelines monitored by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). Please note our advertisements use salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

This Family Solicitor vacancy is very popular with the local legal community, so please apply quickly to ensure your application is considered. As part of our candidate registration and care process we at CRA Legal aim to respond to all successful applications within 2 working days.