Family Partner or Solicitor

Location
England, London, West End
Salary
£65000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted
09 Apr 2019
Closes
07 May 2019
Ref
BBBH11498
Contact
Jason Connolly
Practice area
Family
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

This is a Family Partner position with a highly regarded practice who have recently secured some large contracts and attracted heavy hitting talent. If you want to join an established firm with a progressive mindset - willing to open up equity - then this could be for you.

The Firm

This law firm has been established over 30 years and has two offices, one based in Fulham and another based in Knightsbridge. They have a team of 30 members of staff and are well-known for the high level of service and good quality of work that they deal with. They have relationships with some of London's most high-end estate agents. You will find that you will have a hands-on role where you will receive training to deal you're your own caseload, giving you experience ahead of your years. They punch well above their weight regarding work, demonstrated by their ability to secure huge work contracts against much larger firms. They have a friendly, dynamic and progressive culture. There is a family feel running throughout the firm and now is an exciting time as they continue to grow.

On the back of repeated success, they have opened equity in the firm and have recently attracted heavy hitting talent. It really is an exciting time to be joining, with new work contracts secured, heavy hitting solicitors bringing work across, and the opportunity to move up to Partnership.

The Role

The firm are looking for a Family Partner to join the practice. They have recently secured new business in the Services for Individuals arm of the business and will consequently have a good deal of work to support the incoming Solicitor. However, there would be the expectation that the incoming Partner would have some of their own contacts or would have a business development strategy in mind

The range of Family work will range from; divorce and dissolution of civil partnerships, financial proceedings relating to divorce and dissolution of civil partnerships, all private children issues, including financial applications (Schedule 1), prenuptial agreements and pre-civil-partner agreements, advice for unmarried families, international aspects of separation and divorce, domestic violence and protection from abuse, and injunctions.

The successful candidate will be expected to meet fee earning and other KPI targets, to ensure the successful development of the firm in line with the current business plan, to handle all forms of employment law issues for commercial / private clients, and to develop their own case load with commercial emphasis. Further, they will be expected to maintain and improve client care and to participate in the marketing of the firm by actively participating in networking activities.

Requirements

  • You will be either a Senior Associate looking to move up to Partnership, or a current Partner handling Family matters.
  • Family panel membership would be highly valued and would be reflected in the salary
  • You will ideally have experience of leading a team, although this is not essential
  • A good billings history is essential, experience of introducing new business is desired
  • You should be ambitious and wanting to progress
  • You will be an organised individual who is keen to develop in your career
  • You will have good communication skills

This is an exciting opportunity for a Family Partner or Solicitor to embed themselves within a well-established firm based in the Chelsea & Kensington.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation

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