Temporary Family Solicitor/Legal Executive – Portchester, March – December 2019 (Fixed term contract or Locum)

The Firm

Biscoes is a well established and growing law firm situated on the South Coast and Isle of Wight. We pride ourselves in providing a professional approach in a friendly environment.

The role

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a solicitor/legal executive with at least 3 years’ PQE (or equivalent skills and experience) to work at our Portchester office for a period of maternity cover; to manage an existing caseload consisting of divorce, children and finance matters as well as co-habitee disputes.

Full training will be given as to office and compliance procedures.


The Ideal Candidate

A Solicitor or Legal Executive who is dynamic, pro-active, enthusiastic, has excellent client care skills and the ability to successfully market the firm and generate new business.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive depending on experience, self-managed annual leave, contributory company pension, staff bonus scheme, healthcare cash back scheme and membership to Perkbox.

Full and part-time / flexible applications will be considered.

Equal Opportunities

We believe a diverse culture can bring specific skills and personalities and so promote equality and diversity and we are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments individuals may require in the recruitment process, or once in post.

Biscoes is committed to giving fair support to members of the Armed Forces Community. As such, Biscoes guarantee an interview for any Armed Forces member as long as they meet the requisite criteria set out in the job description. The scheme is not a guaranteed job for members of the Armed Forces Community, as selection procedures will ensure the best candidate for the job is appointed, based on the objective criteria of the role profile.

Applications: By email to Debbie Brown, with CV and brief covering email.

Closing date: Friday 18 January 2019


Work Experience Students

If you would like to request to join us for a period of work experience, please apply by email with a covering letter and CV to Debbie Brown HR Manager 

Please provide dates for your availability to complete your work experience together with legal disciplines that are of interest to you. We will email to acknowledge receipt of your application and may require you to attend an interview prior to selection. Once your application has been considered and if you are successful you will be notified and given a work experience placement date.