Family Solicitor

Contract Type: 
Full time
Application deadline: 
Friday, 1 July, 2022 - 17:00
Salary Scale
Per Annum
North East law Centre

North East Law Centre (NELC) is urgently looking to recruit an experienced Family Solicitor to support our Family team. The team has a varied portfolio of work with some unique and exciting projects, and the ideal candidate will take a lead role in increasing access to justice in family law matters. We are committed to widening the provision of specialist Family law advice in the North East and the successful candidate will be an experienced practitioner who is able to support our strategic aim of achieving this aim.  The suitable candidate will have experience of general family law supporting people on low income including victims of domestic abuse and litigants in person.  


The successful applicant must be a qualified solicitor or a chartered legal executive with more than three years case work experience, excellent verbal, drafting and interpersonal skills; high standard of client care; good organisational skills; ability to produce consistently high quality work as he/she will be expected to manage their own workload. 

The candidate will be required to support all our funded projects that provide free advice sessions to people on low income.  They will also be required to provide training and workshops, as well as second tier advice to partner organisations and professional bodies.


  • Location: Newcastle and the North East, but we are open to exploring hybrid working with candidates outside the North East.
  • Salary: from £29,500 (based on experience)
  • Term: Permanent
  • Full time: 37hrs pw


If you wish to discuss this opportunity in more detail please contact Michael Fawole in confidence on 07845127473  or via email

If you wish to apply, please visit our website to download the full application pack at

Please return completed applications forms to:  

Closing date for applications – 1st July 2022 at 5pm.

Interviews likely to be held during week commencing 18th July 2022.