Family Solicitor

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The role

We are looking for a Fee-earner (Solicitor with 1-3 years' PQE or CILEX equivalent) to join our busy Litigation department at Owen Kenny Solicitors in Chichester. The caseload will be Family Law (mainly Divorce and some Children Matters):

-Divorce and Separation, Dissolution of Civil Partnerships
-Family matters generally
-Financial disputes upon divorce
-Residence and contact disputes for children
-Fixed Fee Divorces
-Civil Partnership matters
-Prenuptial and Cohabitation Agreements
-Issues arising from the breakdown of a relationship
-Disputes between unmarried couples
-Emergency remedies including Occupation and Non-Molestation Orders, Injunctions
-Resolving issues regarding finances including properties, income, pensions both for married couples and cohabitees
-Dealing with issues that arise in relation to children including financial support for them
-Disputes between unmarried couples including property disputes and cohabitation agreements
-International children disputes
-Collaborative resolutions
-Interviews are available for preliminary advice and an assessment of the merits of a case
-General Family matters
-Advice on alternative methods to reduce disputes such as mediation and collaborative law

Candidate specification

We pride ourselves on providing practical and realistic advice to help clients navigate their way safely through all the issues that may arise, resolving disputes in a constructive way - having regard to the issues and the level of legal costs that are being generated by both parties - whilst at the same time “fighting our client's corner” when necessary.

How to apply

Email your CV and covering letter to Alison Robinson, Practice Director at Owen Kenny

Please send your application to: Alisonrobinson@owenkenny.co.uk