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Family Solicitor

Newcastle upon Tyne
£30000 - £35000 per annum
Closing date
12 Nov 2020

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Practice area
1 year, 2 years
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A Family Solicitor is required to join a long-standing firm in Newcastle upon Tyne. Our client over the last few years have gone from strength to strength and now have very modern culture and ethos which is really refreshing within the legal environment in the North East. In this role you will solely specialise on Private Family Law matters within a highly successful department.

Our client is seeking applications from newly qualified solicitors that have completed a seat in Private Family or Solicitors with up to two years post qualification experience in another private family team.

The Role

-You will work in the private family team and manage a caseload of private matters that will include divorce, financial matters, pre and post nuptial agreements, childcare and cohabitation agreements.

-Our client works with high net worth individuals and so ideally you will have experience of working with high net worth individuals and be confident with your client care skills and present yourself well.

-In this role you will be encouraged to develop your networking and business development through various sources.

-In this team you will work alongside and be supported by a senior Partner and a senior associate who have build the private family team over the years to a highly successful department.

-In this role you will be offered a clear route to career progression and your development will be encouraged.

The Person

-Our client is happy to consider applications from newly qualified solicitors with a private family seat completed as part of their training contract. They will also consider applications from Solicitors with up to two years post qualification experience.

-You need to be an ambitious, driven, and commercial individual that is confident managing high net worth clients. Our client's source is largely from their commercial offerings in the firm and so you will regularly be managing family matters for successful business owners and large landowners.

If you would like to apply for this Family Solicitor role or would like to hear more about it, please contact Fiona Hill at Sacco Mann or ask to speak to another member of the team. Alternatively, if you know of anyone who would be suitable for this role then please let them or us know as we offer a reward for successful referrals. For full terms please see our website.


Sacco Mann are specialist Legal Recruiters recognised as regional experts with a genuine interest in, as well as knowledge of, their marketplace. We are renowned for giving clear and straightforward career advice and true quality of service.

We have thirteen experienced consultants focussing on legal recruitment, encompassing the Commercial, General Practice, Public Sector and In House positions, both permanent and locum. In addition two consultants specialise within the Patents and Trademarks sector.

We feel that much of our success has been due to the fact that we:

- try to accurately guage and understand what both candidates and clients require and indeed that which they are able to offer and then bring the two together
- have a demonstrable knowledge of the marketplace. Fundamentally what you need is not merely someone who can post your CV to a practice, but someone whose strength of contacts within the firms can add value, ensuring that you are given proper consideration
- discuss each role with you thoroughly and get prior clearance before a CV is submitted. This is an extremely important for protecting confidentiality and avoiding duplication
- brief you fully prior to any interviews, ensuring that you know what the role entails and how the interview will be run. We also give you honest interview feedback - if you don't do very well in an interview you can always learn from the experience
- are accessible and return your calls

Why use Sacco Mann?

Principally because we believe that the points outlined above are fundamental. We enjoy recruitment, and we are good at it, because we genuinely enjoy assisting people make positive career moves. We don't shuffle paper because we know our marketplace and are therefore in a position to give reliable, knowledgeable and practical advice.

The vast majority of our applicants and clients are at pains to thank us for the advice and service that we provide and we believe the high level of referral business is a direct result of the fact that lawyers value our input.

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