Family Lawyer 5 Years PQE

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The role

Edward Cooke Family Law is a leading family law firm. As specialists in our field, we are passionately committed to utilising modern, constructive approaches to our work in order to ensure the very best service and outcomes for our clients.

The Role

We are looking for a family lawyer with a minimum of 4 years PQE to join our Brighton team. Enthusiasm for out of Court dispute resolution is a must and training in Collaborative Law or as a Mediator would be preferred, although the firm may offer training to the right candidate who is ready to expand their out of Court offering.

The role could be full-time or part-time and the successful candidate would be expected to service a mixed case load of family work. As a small and expanding firm, all lawyers actively participate in business development and marketing activities to include blog writing and articles and attendance at networking opportunities.

The Firm

We are a close-knit team of individuals and are committed to achieving the best outcomes for our clients. We are proud that our approach and professionalism since we launched in 2018 has been recognised by both The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners. In 2024, we were named Boutique Family Law Firm of the Year. We are equally passionate about creating a working environment which is professionally and personally fulfilling, enriching and supportive.

Being part of the Edward Cooke Family Law team brings:

• A supportive, nurturing team environment
• Clear career progression opportunities
• Family-friendly and hybrid working practices
• Cutting-edge technology
• Modern, spacious offices in Chichester and Brighton
• A generous holiday allowance including an extra day off for your birthday
• A stakeholder pension scheme
• Team events and charity release days
• Twice weekly (non-compulsory!) team exercise class in Chichester and yoga classes in Brighton
• Regular, confidential one-on-one therapeutic support from a psychotherapist
• Excellent ongoing professional and personal development opportunities
• First class support from our experienced administrative and paralegal team

How to apply

How to Apply

Applications in confidence to Lauren Guy, Director, by email to Please include your CV.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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