Family Solicitor, Durham, 4+ PQE – An excellent opportunity for an experienced family solicitor in an established regional firm. Call us now on 0113 320 0575.

JOB TITLE:                     Family Solicitor

PQE REQUIRED:            4+ PQE

LOCATION:                    Durham (commutable from Darlington, Durham, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Newcastle upon Tyne, Stockton on Tees and Sunderland)

SALARY:                        Competitive, commensurate on experience


As a family solicitor you will be joining a busy family team and will be given full autonomy over your own caseload of both publically and privately funded family work. You can expect to be working on divorce, ancillary relief, pre-nuptial agreements, co-habitation and civil partnership separations. Your legal aid funded caseload will consist predominantly of care proceedings with plenty of opportunity to undertake your own advocacy.



We are looking to speak with experienced family solicitors. Membership of the Law Society’s Family or Children’s Panel would be a distinct advantage. Candidates must have a demonstrable drive to go the extra mile to ensure their clients’ issues are resolved as smoothly and effectively as possible. The communication and sympathetic abilities that the nature of this work calls for are also a must.



This Lexcel accredited inter-disciplinary firm serves a client base consisting of businesses and individuals from across the North-East and beyond. Their employees pride themselves on offering a legal service that is not only on the highest possible quality, but is also friendly, straight talking and entirely tailored to clients’ individual needs. They seek to employ like minded and hard working individuals and offer them a friendly and supportive working environment where they are given all the space and resources required to thrive.


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eNL follow strict best practice recruitment guidelines monitored by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). Please note our advertisements use PQE/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.

In addition, if you know anyone else that is interested, remember we do offer up to £500 referral fee bonus (Terms and Conditions apply).

Contact Melanie Daly
melanie.daly@enllegal.co.uk0113 320 0575 / 0161 850 0745