Job opportunity for Family Lawyer

Family Solicitor (Assistant) – 3+ Years PQE

Type: Full time
Location: Penicuik Office
Salary: Negotiable

Allan McDougall Solicitors’ expanding Family Law team has a vacancy for an experienced solicitor to join them.

The role involves handling a broad spectrum of family matters, including divorce and separation, financial disputes, issues relating to the welfare of children, claims between cohabitees and civil partners, and domestic abuse.  It will include running cases in the Sheriff Court and Court of Session, working alongside the head of the team, who is renowned for her success in family cases.

You should be approachable and hard-working, with experience of guiding clients through difficult times with sensitivity.  You will be capable of working on your own, while also being part of a friendly, enthusiastic team.   As well as excellent client liaison and communication skills, verbal and numerical reasoning ability will be essential.

This role is based in our Penicuik office.  Some travel between this and our other offices in Edinburgh and Midlothian will be required.

Allan McDougall Solicitors offer a range of approachable, expert legal services for all of life’s issues.  We aim to help our clients every step of the way throughout their life.

To apply for this role, please send a full CV to Jackie Pringle, Head of Family Law, at

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