Head of Department

England, West Sussex, Worthing
£45000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
06 Feb 2019
06 Mar 2019
Joe Bryant
7 years+
Full time
Contract type

Are you an experienced Litigation solicitor looking for an unrivalled career springboard? This highly reputable Legal 500 firm are looking for a Head of Department to run a well-established, reputable department based in Worthing, West Sussex.

The firm

This firm are sympathetic and supportive throughout, and this reflects on their great employee retention rates, sense of fun throughout every department, interdepartmental teamwork and cohesion, and close relationships with their clients. This Legal 500 firm really are known as one of the most reputable firms in the region, and their commitment to client service throughout the area really stands them ahead of the curve in terms of their local competitors.

They have a tremendous sense of fair play, fun, and every employee enjoys going to work every day. The firm also prises itself upon its heritage throughout the South of England. You will be working within one of the most well-respected departments in the region. You will be joining a multi-office firm based across the whole of Sussex with an eye to expand in the future.

This is a unique opportunity for an experienced Litigation Solicitor to oversee a reputable department based in Worthing, West Sussex.

In this role you will be managing a reputable department consisting of several fee-earners. You will be capitalising on a plethora of work coming into the firm whilst utilising the fantastic platform the firm can offer you in servicing a client base of your own. You will be managing fee-earners who specialise in both individual dispute resolution, and commercial litigation giving the right candidate broad caseload exposure. Examples would include Contentious Probate, Property Litigation and Commercial Litigation.

You will be joining a highly experienced dispute resolution team, consisting of highly capable partners, executive partners, solicitors and consultants.


  • You will be a highly experienced and capable Litigator, ideally 10+ years PQE
  • You will ideally have a portable client base of your own
  • You will have previous experience in dealing with high-net worth caseloads, and share experience in fee-earner management/business strategy
  • You will receive an above market rate salary (dependant on experience)

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Litigation Solicitor, motivated by seniority, to join and head up a reputable department based in Worthing , West Sussex.

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