17 Jul 2017
14 Aug 2017
Ryan Cotton
Full time
Contract type
Leading practice seeks a dynamic Matrimonial Solicitor for a contract position.

A thriving and well-regarded City-based practice, our client offers a comprehensive range of expert services. Established during the reign of Queen Victoria, they have built an impressive client base including multi-national corporations, charities and public bodies. With over 200 staff recruited for their expertise and dedication, they have achieved numerous coveted commendations including within the Legal 500.

The Role
We are now tasked with sourcing a talented and client-focused Matrimonial Solicitor to join our clients’ highly regarded practice in the City on a contract basis from September 2017. Hitting the ground running with an existing caseload of privately-funded work; the successful Solicitor will manage matters from instruction to conclusion including undertaking advocacy and/or instructing Counsel for hearings as necessary. Matters will include: Divorce and separation; private law Children Act applications; pre and post-nuptial agreements and; financial remedy including complex, high value work with international elements.

This is a temporary position offered with a September start and lasting for approximately 6 months. Please contact Ryan for further information quoting reference RC25949.

The Candidate
You must be a qualified Solicitor with at least 5 years’ PQE gained within a well-regarded Matrimonial department.
You must have excellent technical skills with expertise encompassing all aspects of private Family work.
Experience acting for HNW clients and with matters involving international elements would be highly advantageous.
You must have excellent academics with at 2:1 at degree level (or equivalent).
You will be client-focused with a high level of commercial awareness and a flair for business development.
You will be IT literate.
Higher Rights of Audience (Civil) are desirable.
You must be available from September 2017 for around six months. 

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