Head of Department – Family

Location
Hertford
Salary
£60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted
31 Jan 2019
Closes
28 Feb 2019
Ref
MA04099001
Contact
Mostaque Ahmed
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Develop upon your management experience as a Head of Family Department for a leading practice in Hertfordshire.

Joining a specialist department located in Hertford, the successful Head of Family will oversee day to day management tasks, alongside a full caseload, utilising their skills and expertise in private family to deliver high quality client care and service at all times. Solid team management experience will therefore be essential.

Responsibilities
  • Divorce and separation
  • Financial remedy proceedings
  • Cohabitation agreements and disputes
  • Private children matters
  • Pre and post-nuptial agreements
  • Civil partnerships
  • Participation in marketing and business development initiatives for the department and practice as a whole
  • Staff supervision and management
  • Implementing a business development plan 
  • Ensuring compliance with the SAR and SRA rules and regulations 
  • Providing staff training and handling appraisals
  • Keeping up to date with developments in your specialist field
The Candidate
  • Applications are welcomed from qualified solicitors and partners with a minimum of 7 years’ PQE
  • Technically proficient in all aspects of private family law
  • Has a minimum of one year’s team management experience
  • A full driving licence and access to your own vehicle will be essential
  • Demonstrates outstanding communication skills and a client-focused approach
  • Has strong IT skills with particular proficiency using Microsoft Office applications
  • Is personable, self-motivated and detail orientated
  • Possesses a flair for business development and has strong contacts in this field
The Firm
A leading practice with multiple offices situated within easy reach of excellent transport links and amenities, our client delivers a diverse range of services to businesses and individuals across the South East. Staying true to their founding principles, they deliver cost-effective advice which is tailored to each individual’s circumstances. Recognising the importance of giving something back, they are actively involved within their local communities and can boast a loyal and growing client base.

Benefits
  • Competitive salary package
  • Continued training and development
  • Friendly and supportive working environment
  • Exposure to high quality work
Head of Department – Family

For further details of this Head of Family Department vacancy, please contact Mostaque quoting reference MA04099001.

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