Working for us

We currently have the following vacancy. 

Family Solicitor, full time

We are seeking a full time Solicitor with experience of care work for our Family Legal Centre which is based within Central London Family Court.  You will:

  • Provide legal advice and assistance to Litigants in Person (LIPs), in all areas of Family Law
  • Supervise our legal aid contract work and meet the supervisor requirements for the 2018 contract
  • Provide support service to family legal volunteers.
  • Contribute to our national consultancy service including CourtNav and Refuge

You must:

  • Be a qualified solicitor with three years Post Qualification experience of Family Law and procedures
  • Meet the LAA supervisor requirements
  • Have a working knowledge of the Family Procedure Rules and have litigation experience.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the issues facing Litigants in Person (LIPs).

This post is for 35 hours per week Monday to Friday. Pay scale is £35,404 FTE.

Job description

The deadline for applications is 5pm Monday 22nd January 2018  and interviews will be held on Thursday 1st February 2018.  Please keep this date free.

To Apply

If you would like to apply please complete the application and monitoring form and return it by the closing date. We are happy to receive applications by email to or by post to RCJ Advice, Royal Courts of Justice, Strand, London WC2A 2LL.

How to fill in your application form

You will find it useful to read all the documents especially the Job Description and Person Specification. When you fill in the application form, you should go through the person specification point by point and provide examples of how you meet each of the specifications.

Please Note:

A Curriculum Vitae will NOT be considered for this post. You must complete all sections of the application form in full. You will not be shortlisted unless you are able to demonstrate that you meet the requirements of each point.

Applicants with Disabilities We would encourage people with disabilities to apply for this vacancy. We will provide the Job Description and further details on tape or in large print on request. Thank you for your interest in this post. We look forward to receiving your application.

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