Family lawyers in Margate and Canterbury

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The role

We are seeking two matrimonial lawyers, one who will be based in Canterbury and another in Margate, as part of our expansion plans for our busy and highly regarded Family department.

The successful candidates will be expected to manage and develop full privately funded caseloads. We want all-rounders: people who are equally content dealing with divorce, children and finances and who are committed to building our local family law offering.

Our lawyers are listed in the legal industry bible, The Legal 500. Equity partner and head of our department, Jonathan da Costa, who will be your line manager, is recognised as a leader in his field in Chambers and Partners legal directory.

Boys & Maughan is one of East Kent’s largest and oldest legal practices. Our family department is friendly and committed and we have an excellent reputation across East Kent, giving you an opportunity to make your mark and progress your career.

Your salary will be competitive and negotiable depending on experience. The positions are full time and permanent, Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. We will also consider applications from candidates seeking a part-time role.

Candidate specification

All levels of experience will be considered and applications are welcome from solicitors, chartered legal executives and paralegals.

We expect you to be a highly motivated individual who is organised and has a good client manner. Experience of working in the collaborative process, and an interest in that process, would be desirable.

How to apply

Applicants should send a comprehensive CV and covering letter to: Kerry Curson, HR Officer, Boys & Maughan, India House, Hawley Street, Margate, CT9 1PZ or email Kerry at

You would be welcome to call Kerry on 01843 234000 if you would like an opportunity to discuss the post before applying.

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