Head of Department - Family

£40000 - £60000 per annum
12 Mar 2019
09 Apr 2019
Mostaque Ahmed
Full time
Contract type
Rare opening for a Head of Family Department at a renowned Berkshire based firm which is now seeking a talented solicitor or legal executive with comprehensive experience in private family matters.

This is a unique opportunity to join a highly regarded practice in Wokingham. The successful candidate will handle a busy caseload of primarily private family matters. As the role involves travelling to different branches, holding a current driving license and access to your own transport will be essential.

  • Manage own caseload 
  • Promote high quality service 
  • Fair work allocation 
  • Taking instructions for other departments
  • Attending and contributing to board meetings
  • Keeping up to date with developments in your specialist field
  • Attending internal and external meetings
  • High-net-worth cases
  • Private children matters
  • Undertaking additional duties as required
The Candidate
  • Applications are welcomed from solicitors and legal executives with a minimum of four years’ PQE
  • Solid expertise in private family law matters is essential
  • A proven track record in business development
  • Holding a current driving licence and access to your own transport is essential
  • Excellent client care skills and strong leadership ability
  • Highly personable with effective relationship building abilities both internally and externally will be beneficial
  • Technically able and commercially aware
  • Able to organise your workload whilst ensuring high levels of accuracy
The Firm

Our client is a well-established practice offering services to individuals and businesses in areas including dispute resolution, real estate, employment, and family. With several highly regarded departments, they pride themselves on their ability to blend traditional values with an innovative and proactive approach, which allows them to provide high quality, cost-effective advice. Actively involved in their local communities, they have built a growing and loyal client base. The firm is now looking to recruit a talented Head of Family Department for its Wokingham office.

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous bonus scheme
  • Pension contribution
Head of Department - Family

For further details of this Head of Family Department vacancy, please contact Mostaque on 01954 774 679 quoting reference MA04406401.


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