Head of Department

England, Hampshire, Eastleigh
£50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
17 Apr 2019
15 May 2019
Joe Bryant
Practice area
Full time
Contract type

If you're a Family Solicitor looking for the next step up, and if your motivated by seniority, then look no further!

This well-established Hampshire firm, who are well known for their genuinely approachable and quality-driven services, are looking for a Head of department to lead their Family team.

The firm

This well-established regional firm, who are well known for their incredibly client-centric services, are looking to increase their influence throughout the regions. They currently act as a legal hub in the Hampshire county and are looking to strengthen their current team. The firm offers a broad and comprehensive number of services and are looking to strengthen their already reputable Family department.

The firm is very proud of their commitment to serving not only the local community, but to those throughout the regions. They are an ambitious practice who have been operating for over 25 years and subsequently, have gained a fantastically reputable nature throughout not only Hampshire, but the South coast.

The Role

The firm are looking for a Family solicitor, ideally 6+ years PQE, to join their thriving offices in Chandlers Ford, Hampshire.

You will be working alongside experienced solicitors who are very commercially minded, yet also approachable- an ethos that runs throughout the firm. You will gain great exposure to caseloads of a diverse and varied nature. For the appropriate candidate, the progression prospects are incredible. As a result of the seniority of this role, business development and marketing skills are required.

Predominately, you will be focussing on running your own caseloads, and managing more junior fee-earners. Moreover, as a senior member of the team, you will need experience in mentoring and managing. In this role, you will also need an understanding of legal aid, whilst your caseload will be a combination of both private and public law, an understanding of legal aid is key.


  • You will be a Family solicitor, ideally 6+ years PQE (no PQE upper limited)
  • You will have a strong understanding of legal aid
  • You will be motivated by role seniority and you will be a competent mentorer
  • You will need excellent client development skills

This really is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Family solicitor 6+ years PQE to join this firms thriving Chandlers Ford office, Hampshire.

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