Family Solicitor

Location
England, East Sussex, Brighton
Salary
£30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted
12 Sep 2017
Closes
10 Oct 2017
Ref
J39307AF
Contact
Alex Forsberg
Practice area
Children law, Family
Position
Other, Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

The successful candidate will support in assisting the Head of Family to get firmly involved with developing the work in our new Brighton office. The range of work will be highly dependent on the business that is built up within the office but would include areas such as divorce proceedings, family disputes, mediations, child arrangements and co-habited disputes etc.

My client has enjoyed substantial growth in terms of size, geographic spread and turnover in the past five years, and continues to build on its investment in people; the firms' staff retention rate is second to none and they offer clear career progression options. The successful candidate will be responsible for their own caseload under supervision and own fee targets but will be expected to assist where called upon to work with other members of the Group.

The ideal Family Solicitor candidate will hold circa 2-3 years' PQE however more experienced candidates will be considered on merit. The ideal candidate will have experience in managing their own caseload, appropriate to their level of experience. On top of this, it is expected the chosen Family Solicitor will be passionate about developing relationships with existing client as well as developing new business. You'll be enthusiastic, motivated and be keen to get heavily involved with business development activities. Strong technical expertise is essential. The position would suit someone who wants to establish themselves in the local market and build a long-term career working in family.

Apply now for immediate consideration.

Please contact Alex Forsberg, Legal Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

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