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Cohabitation and TOLATA Senior Solicitor/Legal Executive

We are an exciting, progressive niche family law practice. Our forward-thinking approach test the norms to find innovative ways to deliver great quality service to our clients. We now have a fantastic opportunity for the very best Solicitor/Legal Executive in our field to join our team.

What does this mean?

Managing a caseload of privately funded TOLATA and cohabitation files, the role requires the ability to provide outstanding client care in line with our values. We are looking for a solicitor with a flair for TOLATA cases who can become the leading expert in the Firm. This role will suit a family specialist or a civil litigator with significant TOLATA experience.

We are passionate about developing the skills needed to be adept in the profession. We pride ourselves on providing a tailored approach to our clients, from strategic planning and negotiation skills to problem solving. We are looking for individuals that have the desire to learn with a self-motivated and can-do approach to learning.

Our forward thinking and modern way of working in a completely paperless environment will allow you the opportunity to focus on your clients and achieving their desired outcomes rather than spending time dealing with admin and billing processes.

We’ll offer the right candidate a competitive salary, paying above market rate. Plus, a substantial and achievable bonus, the opportunity to work within a friendly and approachable team, as well as the flexibility of working from home.

The Candidate:

  • At least 8 years’ PQE
  • Thorough understanding and success in managing a number of TOLATA files
  • Upholding the firm’s reputation by providing a first-class service
  • Have strong experience of high value matrimonial finance cases and private children law cases
  • Focus on exceeding client expectations, understanding client needs and resolving problems
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent communication both in writing and verbally
  • Strong sense of responsibility and respect for confidentiality
  • Has a high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to meet deadlines and targets
  • Resilient and committed, remaining composed under pressure
  • Strong IT skills including Microsoft Office skills particularly Excel and Word and ability to work in a paperless environment
  • Keen to supervise less experienced lawyers, solicitors or legal executives
  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic

If you want to hear more, please send your CV and a covering letter with an indication of your salary expectations.

Alternatively contact Kirsty for a confidential chat on  01234 343134 or email

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Training & Development 

We believe in lifelong learning and support all our staff by providing regular in-house training on a variety of legal, business process and client service areas. All staff have annual appraisals and training plans, with quarterly reviews of such plans and monthly update meetings.

We encourage attendance at external networking events and reflection on cases for self-development and improvement purposes.

Our commitment

"Everyone at Fullers strives to provide the best legal advice, service and outcomes for our clients. We have a great team of committed professionals, who respect our clients and each other. We provide positive outcomes for a brighter future."

Martin Fuller - Owner/Director

NQ’s/Junior Solicitors

“Fullers provided me with a comprehensive induction, ongoing supervision and a supportive environment and a good variety of casework to challenge me.  Everyone wants you to settle in quickly and add value.”

Vyonne Manuel - NQ Solicitor

Experienced Solicitors

“As a niche Family Law Firm, with an established presence, Fullers attracts diverse and often challenging cases. I enjoy these challenges!”

“I like conducting my own advocacy for clients. I find it very rewarding and Fullers supports this.”

“I always have a full case load and I am fully accountable for these cases. Fullers provides a good infrastructure which supports me to do my job well. All this is important to me and this is why I am still at Fullers after 8 years!”

Laura Allen - Solicitor 8 years PQE

“My role is so varied. No two days are the same. It keeps me on my toes!”

Asia Razaq-Miah - Solicitor  4 years PQE

Admin/Business Support

“As part of the team supporting our fee earners, I feel my contribution is valued and recognised. We are all viewed as playing an integral part in servicing the clients needs.”

Rachel Leadbeater - Administrator

Cohabitation and TOLATA Senior Solicitor/Legal Executive:
Competitive Salary

Flexible home working


Bedford Office

Fullers Family Law
59 St Peter's Street,
Bedford, MK40 2PR

Tel: 01234 343134

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Your Package

We offer competitive salaries - to help us attract the best people.

  • Competitive sign-on bonus for fee earning direct hires.
  • A quarterly bonus - available to all to incentivise team working and performance.  
  • Annual bonus for fee earners - related to the achievement of fee income targets. 
  • Free professional subscriptions - to encourage you to keep up to date with developments in family law and focused on best practice. 
  • A rewards and recognition scheme to reward you when you live our values and go above and beyond.
  • Ad-hoc working from home, to make it easier to balance work and home life. 
  • Up to 38 days holiday (inclusive of Bank Holidays) dependent upon service.
  • Comprehensive training and development opportunities.

Our expertise & accreditations

Our highly qualified lawyers are members of Resolution, working to their code of practice, encouraging sensitive and cost-effective solutions that consider the needs of the whole family, including the interest of any children.

resolution - first for family law
resolution - collaborative family lawyer
resolution - mediator
resolution - specialist
resolution - specialist
The Law Society accredited - Family Law
Lexcel Accredited
Investors in People

We have offices in Bedford, 59 St Peter's Street, Bedford, MK40 2PR and Northampton, 2 St Giles Terrace, Northampton, NN1 2BN. We also have offices in Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Norfolk and London.