Competitive Package
12 Mar 2018
09 Apr 2018
Charlotte Waters
Practice area
Children law, Family
Full time
Contract type
Legal 500 practice seeks Family Lawyer, ideally with supervisory experience for leading team based in West Sussex.

The Firm
Our client is a progressive, multi-office practice focusing on new and innovative approaches to the provision of legal services. Having built a strong and loyal client base, extending beyond the South East into the capital and overseas; they have a strong reputation for investing in top talent with vision and expertise which has led to numerous departments being recommended in the UK legal directories. A collaborative firm, with a good working environment, they are now seeking to add to their team.

The Role
An opportunity has arisen within a leading Crawley-based Family Department for a technically proficient Lawyer with good general Family experience. With the skills and expertise to confidently manage your own full caseload alongside supporting and mentoring junior fee earners, the successful Lawyer will ensure high levels of client care and service at all times. Advising on a range of family matters incorporating divorce, children matters and financial relief, the successful Lawyer will undertake duties including: attending trials and hearings with Counsel; liaising with clients on own matters and other files which you are involved with; management of billing and unpaid bills; trial preparation and; drafting of form E’s, statements and consent orders.

It is envisaged that this role will require the successful Lawyer to attend some meetings out of the office, therefore a full driving license and access to your own vehicle will be required. In return the successful Lawyer can expect high quality work, competitive salary and attractive benefits package including: generous holiday allowance; bonus scheme; health insurance and; pension scheme.

The Candidate
Applications are welcomed from qualified Solicitors or Legal Executives with a minimum of 5 years’ PQE gained within a reputable Family department;
You shall be commercially aware and ideally possess previous supervisory experience;
Candidates will possess excellent communication skills and a client-focused approach;
A strong academic record will be essential;
Proficiency using Word; Excel and Outlook will be a pre-requisite with any additional experience using PLC advantageous;
Be highly organised, able to work well under pressure, meeting tight deadlines;
Applicants will be a pro-active team player with a flair for business development.


For further details of this Family Lawyer vacancy, please contact Charlotte quoting reference C01346001.


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