Head of Family

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
£45000 - £75000 per annum
Closing date
17 Mar 2021

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Practice area
7 years+, Partner
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Family Law Solicitor - (Head of Family)

An established regional firm with several offices are looking for an ambitious Family Lawyer with a proven track record for their Skipton office, though some flexibility can be offered on this. This is a full-time post, but can be flexible to achieve the best appointment.

The successful candidate will be taking charge of a busy caseload in the full capacity of privately funded family matters - divorces, cohabitation, finance, and private children's matters. A significant part of the role will be to take charge of and develop the Family team. Another key responsibility will be in raising the firm's profile and bringing in new work. Client contact and maintaining excellent client relationships is imperative in this role so excelent communication skills are a necessity.

About you

• Solicitor / qualified Legal Executive with at least 8 years PQE
• Strong client care focus
• Commercially aware, conscientious, and responsible
• Clean driving licence

• ambitious with desire to join and constructively contribute to our business
• strong IT skills (including Word/Excel/Outlook/Proclaim)
• track record of leading and developing a team and mentoring junior colleagues
• Leadership qualities and ability and desire to successfully grow and develop the family department

Whats in it for you?
• Good competitive salary
• Career development opportunities
• Staff benefits including:
oNHS top up benefits scheme membership
oreward and recognition
oadditional holidays as a reward for long service
oWinter holiday bonus and additional paid leave
oParking on site
oGreat location to work


Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment are multi-award winning legal recruitment experts.

Our business – put simply – is to remove the pain points candidates may otherwise experience on their journeys.
Sure, we act for legal professionals of all levels making lateral moves, taking steps up the ladder or looking for contract legal opportunities.
And yes we can boast a network of connections that spans nationwide private practice, the UK’s in house legal departments and now the Middle East, Asia and the Far East.
But we are the only REC and APSCO affiliated legal recruitment specialist with an ISO9001 accredited quality management system and the Investors In People Gold Standard award.
And by externally validating our day to day activities in the wider business community we have been able to place customer experience at the heart of our business proposition.
Which means people like dealing with our team – a very experienced, settled and happy bunch they epitomise the Douglas Scott brand personality and will demonstrate a genuine interest in you and your career.      




Find Us
0161 233 6360
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
No1 Spinningfields
M3 3EB
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