Our Family department is highly rated in both Chambers and the Legal 500 and we are looking to strengthen the team with the recruitment of a NQ lawyer to assist with strategic expansion.
Applications will also be considered from trainee solicitors nearing the completion of their training contract who have undertaken a seat in Family and are keen to qualify into this specialism.
This is a great opportunity to join Cumbria’s leading Family team which has a thriving Private Client practice and a wide breadth of experience working in a modern collaborative environment. You will be encouraged to develop your career in the team and gain experience in both financial work and in private law children’s cases. The successful candidate will work from Carlisle offices with flexible working options.
Who are we looking for?
You will be involved in a range of Family work, concentrating on the financial consequences of divorce as well as private law children’s work. We have a strong reputation in dealing with financial remedy cases involving businesses and farms as well as representing and advising professionals and uniformed services, particularly with reference to their pensions.
As an NQ lawyer, you will be looking to strengthen and develop your technical expertise, establish positive client relationships and grow your ability to use the Courts and ADR to best effect for our clients.
What do we offer?
In return we offer the opportunity to be part of a friendly and enthusiastic team that is well regarded and supportive. We are a forward-thinking and progressive firm which offers a great working environment with a strong focus on employee wellbeing.
The salary is extremely competitive and is negotiable depending on your experience. We offer a range of additional benefits including your birthday off every year and no excess, medical history disregarded AXA PPP private medical insurance.
Our values of Committed, Accessible, Grounded and Expert, help to engender a culture of providing excellent client service within a caring and supportive internal environment. Please see our website for further information about who we are and what we value at: https://www.burnetts.co.uk/
If this sounds like this is your next challenge and you are ready to join our team, please send a copy of your CV with a covering letter to Kate Sowerby (HR Officer) at email@example.com