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North East Law Centre (NELC) is urgently looking to recruit an experienced Family Solicitor to support our Family team. The team has a varied portfolio of work with some unique and exciting projects, and the ideal candidate will take a lead role in increasing access to justice in family law matters. We are committed to widening the provision of specialist Family law advice in the North East and the ideal candidate will be an experienced practitioner who is able to support our strategic aim of achieving this aim. The suitable candidate will have experience of general family law supporting people on low income including victims of domestic abuse and litigants in person.
The successful applicant must be a qualified solicitor or a chartered legal executive with more than three years case work experience, excellent verbal, drafting and interpersonal skills; high standard of client care; good organisational skills; ability to produce consistently high quality work as he/she will be expected to manage their own workload. The candidate will be required to support all our funded projects that provide free advice sessions to people on low income. They will also be required to provide training and workshops, as well as second tier advice to partner organisations and professional bodies.