Senior Family Solicitor

England, Surrey
Up to £65000.00 per annum
19 Feb 2018
19 Mar 2018
Kye Williams
Practice area
Full time
Contract type

This is our most exciting family role of the year. This unique opportunity will have you take over a small department of four, from a Family Partner that has previously ran her own firm and has a client base to boast of. You will take over the highest quality caseload of HNW and International work, interesting despite this role being based in Cobham, a large proportion of the work is Central London based and that of what you would expect from a West End firm.

This role would suit a candidate seeking London work but more in the way of work-life balance.

The firm

This Legal 500 firm are well established in the area with history dating back over 150 years. They have much less of a corporate culture and are known for dealing with high quality work, often for HNW individuals. The firm also has an office in London which they have recently opened due to expansion. They are multi-award winning and what they have achieved in recent years is very impressive.

The role

The firm is seeking a Family Senior Associate / Partner to join the firms flourishing Cobham, Surrey office.

You will over the next few months, take over this team of four (1 Solicitor and 3 Assistants) from a Partner who is an exceptional business developer, has real commercial awareness and runs this highly successful team. There is over 30 years' worth of clients and contacts; it is all privately funded work and mostly high-value and more complex work. The client base includes International affluent individuals with complex individuals. You will be part of a highly-experienced team that has an excellent client base and is growing and taking more market share.

You will deal with a caseload of; Divorce and separation; financial remedy; child arrangement orders; drafting and reviewing pre-and post-nuptial agreements; cohabitation and injunctions.
This department has a strong reputation and would suit a candidate who is perhaps looking for a route to Partnership and in a top-heavy team, or indeed it would suit a Partner working in London, seeking the same quality of work, but less of a commute and more work-life balance.


  • You will be a Family Solicitor with at least eight years PQE (there is no upper limit on the amount of experience)
  • You should have strong privately funded experience
  • Experience of dealing with complex cases is essential
  • You will have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build lasting relationships
  • Salary is above market rate and negotiable depending on your experience.
  • This is an excellent opportunity for a Family Solicitor Senior Associate / Partner to join this growing, quality Legal 500 firm in Cobham, Surrey.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

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