FAMILY LAWYER

Location
London
Salary
excellent
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
18 Aug 2017
Ref
VS26002D
Contact
Victoria Stevens
Practice area
Children law, Family
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Choice of offices in the East London area for a talented senior Family Lawyer.

Our client is a successful, multi-office practice providing a wide range of services to individual and commercial clients on a national basis. Staffed by a team of dedicated professionals, they are regarded as one of the largest firms in their region. Located within easy access to excellent transport links across the City and beyond they are able to deliver efficient and high quality work in large volumes. Committed to building long-lasting relationships with their clients they have developed a loyal and growing client base and continue to go from strength to strength.

The Role
This is an exciting opportunity for a driven and technically excellent Family Lawyer to join our clients’ Legal 500-rated department in East London. Becoming part of a specialist team, the successful Lawyer will manage a challenging caseload, acting primarily for HNW clients, in complex matters with the caseload incorporating: divorce and separation; financial remedy; child arrangement orders; drafting and reviewing pre and post-nuptial agreements; cohabitation and; injunctions. Participation in business development activities and attendance at networking events will form an essential part of the position.

In return, our client offers a competitive remuneration package and career development for the right Lawyer. Please contact Victoria for further information quoting reference VS26002.

The Candidate
You must be a qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive with around 5 – 8 years’ PQE gained within a well-regarded Family department.
You must have excellent technical skills, with expertise encompassing all aspects of matrimonial work.
Experience acting for HNW clients is essential.
An aptitude for business development with first class client care and communication skills are pre-requisite.
Additional accreditations, such as Resolution membership are desirable.
You will be a skilled advocate with excellent negotiation and influencing skills.
You will be pro-active, personable and able to manage a demanding caseload without supervision.

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