Family Lawyer

Churchers are seeking a Family Law Solicitor/Senior Legal Executive to join the team.

Churchers are a Lexcel accredited & reputable multi-service Law Firm covering the South Coast, including the Isle of Wight.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Family lawyer looking for personal and career growth opportunities as part of a busy department; allowing you to build upon your experience within a modern and dynamic practice. You will be a Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive with 1-5 years PQE. 

The Role & Responsibilities:

  • Running and managing your own caseload within the family team under the supervision of a Partner/Head of Department.
  • Providing advice to individuals and families, including but not limited to the following areas:
  • Private Law Children Matters, Divorce, Financial Settlements, Separation, Domestic Violence, Pre and Post Nuptial Agreements, Cohabitee disputes
  • Dealing with complex and time-sensitive matters

Person Specification:

  • Ideally be a fully qualified senior solicitor (3-5+ PQE desirable), although other qualifications (i.e. FCILEX ) will also be considered.
  • Or a solicitor/Senior legal executive with 1-3 years PQE)
  • Be commercially astute, understanding the importance of business targets and their impact to the practice.
  • Have excellent levels of communication, both written and verbal.
  • Have strong IT skills.
  • Have a firm and functional knowledge within family law.
  • Have experience managing your own caseload of privately funded work.
  • Demonstrate initiative and the drive to produce a high standard of service to our clients.
  • Possess high levels of speed and accuracy.
  • It is paramount that the successful candidate is able to cultivate and maintain client relationships through high levels of client care. 
  • Be highly organized, methodical and adaptable.
  • Be confident and willing to contribute to business development.


This is a full time role 9am – 5pm Monday – Friday, based in one of our mainland offices.

Benefits include;

  • Contributory Pension
  • Attractive salary commensurate with experience
  • Client referral gifts
  • Discounted Legal Services after one year of service
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, increasing by 1 day per year after 5 years service, not exceeding 30 days
  • Free sight tests
  • Annual staff functions
  • Length of service acknowledgement

If you feel you fit this description and would like to join an award winning firm, then please follow the instructions under 'Apply for Vacancy'.






Family Lawyer


  • Family Team
  • Attractive Salary
  • Contributory Pension
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Full time position


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If you would like to apply for this position, please send your cv and covering letter to the email below, the closing date is 15th July 2021;

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