ENL Legal Recruitment MSW

Head of Family

England, Gloucestershire
18 Jul 2017
15 Aug 2017
Penny Trotman
Practice area
7 years+
Full time
Contract type

Head of Family, Gloucestershire - A reputable regional practice is keen to recruit an experienced Family Lawyer to head up the busy team and deal with a full and varied caseload of privately funded family matters. In need of an opportunity which allows you take further responsibility and manage a team of fee earners?

JOB TITLE: Head of Family - Gloucestershire


LOCATION: Gloucestershire (Commutable from: Cheltenham, Gloucester, Stroud, Tewkesbury, Witney, Oxford and Bicester)

SALARY: £Designed to attract the best


An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Family Partner to provide advice on all aspects of family law on behalf of high net worth clients as well as lead a thriving department into the next stage of growth. Heading up a team of experienced individuals you will be responsible for advising on a range of family law matters including divorce, children issues, prenuptial and cohabitation agreements as well as financial issues. You will have a strong level of contacts within the market place and will have established a good reputation and a number of contacts within the local area. You will continue a strategy of business development to ensure new clients are brought into the firm and will be in a position where you can manage and mentor junior fee earners in the team. Continuing to go from strength to strength, this firm is recognised as one of the leaders within the regional market and as a result they are looking for an additional Family Lawyer to come in and develop the family offerings within the Gloucestershire market.


Ideally you will already be a partner who would relish an opportunity to bring their personal vision, business acumen and uncompromising commitment to the role. You will have a track record of sustainable success in your previous positions and your ability to inspire and lead will set you apart. As an expert in family law you will have developed some significant partnerships and worked with high net worth individuals. Your client facing skills will be second to none as the role involves a significant amount of client contact with a number of high net worth individuals. You must as the newly appointed Head of Family possess the desire to network, business develop and be passionate about this area of law. Ideal Family Senior Associates / Partners will have a minimum of 8 years experience and be looking for the next step in their career. You must have local connections in the Gloucestershire area and possess the capability to build and develop a department.


As the firm's growth plans for the next 3 years continue to take shape, you will be one of the many key hires made. This highly ambitious full service commercial law firm is looking to continue growing and become a well established top 100 law firm. Led by a like minded group of partners the management team have a clear well defined strategy which focuses on growth across the region and to continue to deliver an excellent customer focused service to their clients. For the right Head of Family this is an opportunity to truly develop your career and be financially rewarded for your achievements. If in the first instance a highly confidential initial discussion is more appropriate please contact me on the numbers below, either my direct dial or mobile number if out of hours is easier.

Contact Details:

If you would like further information or would be interested to apply for this vacancy please contact Penny Trotman at eNL on 0121 410 6987 or if out of hours is easier on my mobile 07779613717 or email penny.trotman@enllegal.co.uk. Or contact us via Linkedin https://www.linkedin.com/company/237102

eNL is handling a number of family vacancies throughout Midlands and South West. If you are a Family Partner looking for a move, call now for a confidential discussion. As part of our candidate care process we aim to respond to all applications within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please go to http://www.enllegal.co.uk/candidate-registration.php to register your interest for similar positions. Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide.

In addition, if you know any Family Partner who may be interested, remember we do offer up to £500 referral fee bonus (Terms and Conditions apply).