Commensurate with experience
13 Apr 2018
11 May 2018
Ajay Patel
Practice area
Children law, Family
Full time
Contract type
Excellent opportunity to head up a thriving Family department located in Oxfordshire.

The Firm
Spanning multiple legal disciplines across both civil and commercial sectors, this Oxford-based firm is highly regarded within the legal community. With a focus on delivering an exceptional level of client care, the firm employs experts in their chosen practice areas and holds multiple accreditations from major legal bodies. The firm provides a supportive working environment for all its valued staff, offering excellent career progression opportunities and is situated in a desirable location in the heart of the city, close to a full variety of amenities.

The Role
A rare opportunity has now arisen within a highly regarded department based in the Oxford area. With the skills and expertise to drive the team forward, you will oversee the day to day management of the department, whilst simultaneously managing a stimulating caseload of family matters. Areas will incorporate: divorce; financial relief; separation; pre and post nuptial agreements; domestic abuse; Children Act matters; cohabitation and; adoption.

Passionate about business development, you will use your previous experience to actively promote your own and departments services, building long-lasting relationships and generating referrals. A senior position suited to an enthusiastic professional looking to head up and develop a progressive department.

The Candidate
Applications are welcomed from qualified Solicitors or Legal Executives with at least 5 years’ PQE;
Previous team management experience will be a pre-requisite;
Be technically proficient with experience in all aspects of family matters;
Possess outstanding communication skills and a client-focused approach;
You will have your own workload and be able to work with minimal supervision;
Consider yourself to be pro-active, personable and detail orientated;
A passion for business development and marketing will be essential.


For further details of this Head of Family vacancy, please contact Ajay quoting reference AP01373561.


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