Senior Family Solicitor

Location
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
Salary
£60000 - £120000 per annum + Partnership, pensions, negotiable
Posted
29 May 2019
Closes
26 Jun 2019
Ref
BBBH13757
Contact
Joseph Kersey
Practice area
Family
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

The Firm

This firm has offices Nationally, with state of the art working spaces, their Manchester office is highly impressive. They now stand at over 200 members of staff and have recently had some heavyweight Partners join the practice, further bolstering their already impressive client base.

The firm has recently had a seamless merger with a well-respected practice. You will find a very collegiate culture which has a family feel running throughout, every Partner is on hand to develop, train and mentor all levels of staff. They have many homegrown Partners, the firm has an ethos of sharing rewards, hence them having a very open Equity Partnership model, all Partners are Equity and they have a way of working which ensures that the firm remains very profitable, they continue to invest in their infrastructure and are well-managed

Over 60% of staff have been at the firm for over 10 years, they have an unheard-of staff retention rate. There is a nice social element to working at the practice with regular events and weekly sporting activities

The role

The firm are seeking to hire a Senior Family Solicitor into their flourishing, Leeds office.

You will lead the department, working with the other Partners to drive this team forwards. You will work within a supportive, friendly and dynamic department.

You will work as part of a legal 500, award-winning team. The team is entrepreneurial, dynamic and forward-thinking.

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.

This role comes with good prospects and career development.

Requirements:

  • You will be a Family Solicitor with at least 5 years PQE (there is no upper limit in regard to the level of PQE)
  • Excellent client care skills are essential
  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience, plus an excellent benefits package

This is an excellent opportunity for a Senior Family Solicitor to join this Top 200 into their Leeds office.

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