Duncan Lewis was established in 1998 and employs in excess of 700 staff and consultants across London and the UK.
Duncan Lewis is LEXCEL accredited and proud to have achieved GOLD Investors in People Status since 2009, being the first Law Firm to achieve this, and only one of three Law Firms in England and Wales to have achieved GOLD status.
Due to continued growth, we are now looking to recruit experienced Family/ Child care Solicitors for our London offices. The role will be directly assisting and reporting to the Family and Child Care Directors with the growth of the Department.
Essential requirements for these roles:
This role will involve dealing with a range of privately and publically funded family cases including; divorce, dissolution of civil partnership, financial proceedings, matters concerning private children matters (including cases which have an International element), proceedings relating to the unmarried couples, non-molestation Injunctions matters, as well as undertaking your own advocacy.
The successful Solicitor must have working knowledge of the publically funded Family or Child Care work and have the ability to service privately funded cases. They must also have the ability to manage and supervise trainees and caseworkers. The Solicitor must have extensive experience in dealing with ancillary relief work and some expertise acting for clients on international cases.
Law Society Family Panel Membership is desirable but not essential. The firm will support successful candidates in achieving the desired Panel Membership.
You will be a professional with a pro-active approach, have excellent client care skills and the ability to successfully market the Company and generate new business.
An excellent remuneration package is on offer. It is a requirement that candidates must have a clean, valid Practising Certificate at the time of applying.
Duncan Lewis is committed to Equal Opportunities and embraces diversity of its staff. The Company strives to ensure that our staff reflects the diversity of the communities we serve, which is reflective at all levels within our workforce.
We guarantee an interview for candidates that disclose a disability and meet the essential requirements for the post. Please provide additional details in your covering letter if this applies.
If you are interested in applying for this vacancy, please visit our website and apply using our online process for your application to be considered.
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