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Head of Public Family Law

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, Somerset, Bridgwater
£50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Closing date
13 May 2021

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As a Senior Family Lawyer, are you gear up towards Partnership and to head a department?

Join a leading Legal 500 firm, with numerous modern offices in Somerset and be positioned for continued success as a leader in a team that sets the mould for quality, culture and reputation regionally.

The Firm

Proud to be a leader within the Somerset market and stood firmly as a Legal 500 ranked regional heavyweight, the firm blends a local touch and a holistic approach with razor-sharp legal acumen.

Serving the region for over 100 successful years, offering full-spectrum legal services to individuals and businesses, ensuring their needs are protected whilst keeping abreast of headwinds on the matters affecting their clients the most.

Colleagues thrive in a forward-thinking, dynamic environment that encourages entrepreneurialism, continued development and emphasises life-balance as a priority.

Progressive, modern and built on the success shared with colleagues, many have joined in support roles and are now the go-to in their respective specialities in the region.

Their nature growth and expansion are set to continue, as they set the bar on what can achieve in terms of service whilst offering a friendly, collaborative working space, whilst offering a market-leading salary and a healthy benefits package. The firm takes a positive stance on flexibility and home-working.

The Role

5+ PQE Family Lawyer/Partner to join Legal 500 ranked firm Somerset as Head of Public Family Law

Bringing expert knowledge, leadership skills and the drive to build upon the already high levels of success within the Family team, and Senior Solicitor/Partner within Family law has the opportunity to lead a department in Bridgewater

You will act as the leader on all Care and Legal Aid matters, utilising your prowess in this area to service existing work, following the retirement of a senior colleague.

The role is influential and working closely with fellow leaders; you will have the means to expand the team, broaden the department's reach, and work closely with those who support clients on Private matters as a cohesive unit.

You will have a results-driven focus whilst being personable when engaging with clients and colleagues.

The role will be rewarding, leaving your mark on the team's long-term success whilst becoming the go-to in the region for quality.

The Requirements

  • 5+ years experience in public family law
  • Friendly approach when engaging with clients and colleagues
  • Committed to expanding your network and presence in the region

For those at or looking to achieve Partnership and head up a Family team, this role serves are the perfect opportunity, as you continue to go from strength to strength with the firm's full and ongoing support


JMC Legal Recruitment are a National legal recruitment agency with offices in London, Bristol and New York. Working with Top law firms, a refreshing approach.

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