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    Family Law Solicitor or Legal Executive

    Due to a successful period of growth and an increased caseload, we are seeking a Solicitor or Legal Executive, preferably with a minimum of five years’ PQE and, ready to hit the ground running.

    You will be working in a specialist family law practice, handling a variety of matters, which are all privately funded.  As you will see from our client feedback and testimonials, we are a down to earth, friendly team and provide a very personal and approachable service to our clients.

    You will have experience in divorce, matrimonial financial relief, private children matters, nuptial agreements, separation agreements, cohabitation agreements and disputes, and injunctive relief. You will be providing first class legal advice to the firm’s clients and have a solid billing track record and excellent client care skills.

    You will be motivated, passionate about family law and also have excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work well under pressure, manage a varied workload and effectively manage your time.

    You will have the opportunity to do your own advocacy and have the use of both a secretarial team and paralegals.

    The position is available on a full-time basis.  However, part-time may be available to the right candidate.  Hybrid working is also possible.


    28 Days holiday (including bank holidays and firm closure at Christmas).

    Free parking at the office.

    Close to central Newmarket.

    Close to transport links, train & bus.

    Social events.

    Company pension.

    Hybrid working opportunity.


    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

    No weekends

    Salary – dependent on experience

    To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering letter by email to  Also do contact Julie McDonald directly if you wish to have a confidential chat.

    Equal Opportunities Employer

    Julie McDonald Family Law is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from everyone regardless of gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. We complete an annual diversity study, details of which are available upon request (anonymised).

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    Julie McDonald Family Law is the trading name of JM Family Law Limited. JM Family Law Limited is a limited company registered in England and Wales [registered number 12606147].
    Authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority [number 835268] and is subject to the SRA Code of Conduct.
    Our registered office and address for service of documents is Cleveland House, 39 Old Station Road, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 8QE.
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