Family Lawyer

Employer
Hays Legal
Location
England, Bristol
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
26 Oct 2020

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Practice area
Family
PQE
1 year, 2 years, 3 years, 4 years, 5 years
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Family Lawyer - Bristol - Flexible and Agile Working

Your new role
Our client are looking for a Family lawyer to join their well-established Family department in Bristol. Based just outside of Bristol city centre, they are located in a very commutable location from South Wales, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire. Our client offers a flexible and agile (home) working environment, so you can adjust your hours to suit your personal circumstances.

You'll manage a mixed caseload of family matters, dealing with anything from fixed-fee divorces to complex financial disputes, and will enjoy the opportunity to work on a wide variety of high net worth and complex cases. You will undertake active negotiation and mediation to get the best results for your clients and support more junior members of the team where appropriate.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be a qualified solicitor with experience in family law, ideally with knowledge of divorce, separation, financial settlements, cohabitation and children law. You should also have excellent communication skills and a willingness to work as part of a team. Experience of managing cases from start to finish would be ideal, as well as a real passion for developing a career in Family law.

What you'll get in return
As well as a competitive salary, you will enjoy a great benefits package including up to 10% pension contribution, free gym and spa access and free parking. Our client is committed to building an inclusive workplace and offering you the opportunity to learn, grow and succeed in a business that puts people first.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Harriet Chapman at Hays Legal. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Hays Legal provides an integrated recruitment solution to the UK's Legal and Company Secretarial sectors. Working across a nationwide network of offices, we offer employers and jobseekers a highly specialised recruitment service for permanent and interim positions across all business sectors, skill sets and levels of seniority.

We have a proven track record spanning almost 20 years in all areas of Legal and Company Secretarial recruitment, from one-off contingency requirements through to large-scale recruitment campaigns and wider employee management solutions.

We offer confidential, expert advice on job opportunities, compensation, business plans and exit strategies pertinent to professionals considering a move. We have the ear of key decision makers across all our clients and we have been instrumental in introducing and placing hundreds of fee earners and company secretaries into a vast array of organisations. From blue chip corporates, national and international firms through to niche practices, we have deep knowledge of the legal company secretary market.

If an organisation has strategic growth plans or needs incisive market analysis, we are often consulted as a first point of contact.

Understanding your needs

Whether you are looking to progress your career as a lawyer, legal executive, paralegal or company secretary, Hays' unparalleled recruiting expertise will assist you realising your career potential by finding you the right role at the right time.

Our consultants have an expert knowledge of the legal jobs market within UK and internationally. We aim to work closely with you and build a thorough understanding of your goals and aspirations through discussions and meetings.

We will:
- work with you to refine your CV
- offer guidance on how to improve your prospects
- provide insight into the sulture and expectations of the organisation to ensure you are well prepared throughout the interview process
- guide you through any job offer discussions, acting as your representative to ensure your interests are looked after

To find out more about currently available jobs or for advice on your recruitment needs visit www.hays.co.uk/legal or contact your local Hays office.

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