In House Advocate - Nottingham

Family Law Group is a leading firm of family law Solicitors specialising in all areas of family law including divorce & separation, child arrangements, care proceedings, matrimonial finance & property, mediation, collaborative law, forced marriage and domestic abuse injunctions.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a lawyer with a solid background in private client matters and a proven legal track record to join this rapidly expanding legal firm.

The successful candidate will ideally have a minimum of 5 years PQE and a strong background in Private Law Children and Public Law proceedings and advocacy experience.   The successful candidate will also be required to be a Member of the Children Panel due to a high level of Guardian work, and must be confident in undertaking contested hearings.

You will be an ambitious person who is enthusiastic about their area of law, effective at business development, and has excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation and team skills. You must be able to manage your own caseload with minimum supervision and be prepared to develop further through networking and links with local sources of referral work.

In return you will be joining an exceptional team and a firm that has clear values and principles in place to enable its lawyers to achieve the best possible outcomes for their clients. We offer all our lawyers the opportunity to develop and progress within the firm and provide these opportunities through training, support and bespoke legal events. You will be joining a team that is headed up by some of the leading lawyers in this specialist area of law.

Key Requirements

5+ years family law PQE

Family Panel Member

Excellent and evidenced client care skills

Advocacy skills

Confident in undertaking contested hearings

Self-sufficient and able to build own caseload

Creative thinker and not afraid of a challenge


What we Offer

Highly competitive salary

Benefits package including contributory pension scheme

25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, company pension and great company events

Employee loyalty schemes

Fully paid legal memberships and subscriptions

Ongoing training and professional development

We are very keen to hear from suitable candidates as soon as possible. Applications can be sent to: Marie Stafford, HR Manager, by email to: