04 Jul, 2024

Family Solicitor NQ - 2 PQE

  • Birkett Long
  • Hybrid (Chelmsford, UK)
Full time Lawyer Solicitor Legal Executive

Job Description

The Firm

Birkett Long Solicitors are redefining what it means to be a Lawyer. Based in Essex, with offices in Basildon, Chelmsford, Colchester and London, Birkett Long focuses on people – our clients, our employees, our business partners, and those in our local communities.

We are a modern thinking Legal 500 law firm, and this is an ideal opportunity to join a successful and thriving practice. 

The Role

We have a vacancy for a Solicitor or CILEX (NQ to 2 years PQE) to join our busy and well-respected Divorce and Family Team in our Chelmsford office. This position is full-time and, subject to work commitments, there will be the possibility for some working from home, if desired, in line with the Firm’s working from home guidelines. 

You will be part of our busy and highly regarded team which provide specialist advice and guidance to our clients through the entire divorce and separation process (including Collaborative Law) and all aspects of living together. 

Our advice covers: -

  • Divorce
  • Financial Remedy
  • Private Law Child Arrangements
  • Occupation/Non-Molestation Orders
  • Schedule 1 Children Act
  • Pre and Post Marital or Pre and Post Civil Partnership Agreements
  • Cohabitee Agreements
  • Separation Agreements

The role will involve marketing and business development and therefore the ideal candidate must be flexible enough to work outside normal office hours when required and preferably have their own vehicle as well as a clean driving licence.

The Candidate

We are looking for an enthusiastic Solicitor or Legal Executive with experience in all aspects of Family law.  The ideal candidate will have experience in handling and managing their own caseload, appropriate to their level of experience. They will also have the ability to deliver succinct, high-quality advice with excellent client and team communication skills.  

Birkett Long offers a competitive package, details of which can be found here what do we offer? - Birkett Long Solicitors

Staff Type

Legal Staff


PQE 1, PQE 2, Newly Qualified

Competitive Salary



Family / Matrimonial, Private Client

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