Senior Family Associate

Location
England, Berkshire, Reading
Salary
£60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted
09 Jul 2019
Closes
06 Aug 2019
Ref
BBBH14918
Contact
Danny Wiseman
Practice area
Family
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent


Are you a Senior Associate looking for a step up in terms of responsibility? Perhaps you are in a top-heavy team looking for a route for career progression? Equally, this role would suit a Partner looking for a lateral move to a prestigious, growing and forward-thinking department.


This modern and forward-thinking firm has seen significant growth in the last 2 years, now is an exciting time to join as with this growth, comes opportunity. This firm are prestigious and have a name that doesn't just span the local area.


The firm have an unprecedented staff retention rate, which demonstrates their investment in the workforce.


The Firm


This innovative firm has developed a culture which allows excellent career development and the chance to progress through the ranks in the organisation.


They have a collaborative and supportive working environment and offer employees the guidance they need to achieve their goals. Many of the Partners began their career within the firm and their Managing Partner started with the firm as a Trainee.


In recent years, they have received great press and feedback for their efforts in the contribution of high-quality work in the Private Client sector and they have adopted a modern approach to be able to cater to a variety of different clients from varying backgrounds.


The Role


The firm is looking to hire a Family Senior Associate / Partner to join their expanding team, based in the centre of Reading, Berkshire.


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.


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 6 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of PQE)
  • Experience of managing a team, is to advantage but not essential
  • You will be technically strong and have a meticulous eye for detail
  • Strong communication skills are essential
  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of PQE, plus a good benefits package


This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the counties most well-respected practices, it will allow a Family Senior Associate / Partner to take their career to the next level, based in their flourishing offices in the heart of Reading City Centre.


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

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