Family Partner

Employer
JMC Legal Recruitment
Location
England, Tyne and Wear, Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary
£70000 - £90000 per annum
Closing date
17 May 2021

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Practice area
Family
PQE
7 years+, Partner
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Job Details

This firm are a top choice for senior lawyers due to the accolades they have under their belt. They are innovative, dynamic, and pioneering in the work that they do.

The Partnership is very well run and this opportunity provides entrepreneurial and driven individuals the chance to come on board and help to continue to pave the way to excellence.

The Firm

This Legal 500 and Chambers ranked regional firm have a rich heritage dating back several decades. Despite them being well established for a number of years, they are innovative, forward-thinking, and dynamic and continue to evolve; it is this approach that ensures they continue to stay ahead of the game. They still have the same values and ethos of which the founding Partners built the firm on, which continues to serve them well.

You will find that the practice is spearheaded by leading individuals, several of them being 'home grown' Partners and this is indicative of the complex influx of work they deal with. This coupled together with their pragmatic approach, will give you a flavour as to why they are successful and industry leaders.

The practice invests heavily into ensuring they are using and utilising the best technology available. They have good infrastructure and excellent support teams, all allowing fee earners to be as streamlined as possible, allowing you more time to focus on generating fee's and having more in the way of client contact.

The firm have grown substantially due to their dynamic team and strategic heavyweight hires. Despite their continuous expansion and continued organic growth plans, they have committed to preserving a real family feel throughout their offices, they have a great social element, there are sporting and social committees and regular events that all staff like to get involved in.

The Role

The firm are looking for a Family Partner to join their flourishing Newcastle office in the heart of the city.

You will work closely with the other Partners within the family department, and more generally across the firm, to drive the business forwards. You will work as part of a driven and commercially successful leadership team.

You will mentor and oversee the work of junior Lawyers and help them to progress in their careers.

The firm has a highly regarded, legal 500 ranked Family department. You will join a highly skilled team that is headed up by heavy hitting family Partners. They often deal with an affluent HNW individual, sometimes with International assets and interests.

You will take on a diverse and broad caseload of solely privately funded matters to include Divorce, financial remedies, civil partnership dissolution, prenuptial agreements as well as arrangements for children both nationally and internationally.

This role comes with strong prospects to progress, in line with the growth agenda.

Requirements

  • You will be a Family Solicitor with at least 8 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of experience)
  • A transferable client base or regional contacts is highly advantageous
  • You will have a strong technical knowledge and first-class communication skills
  • You will have good experience of dealing with large settlements
  • You will have strong business development capabilities
  • Experience of overseeing a team is desirable, however not essential

Remuneration

  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience, on offer is an excellent benefits package and bonus scheme

This will be a fantastic hands-on, Family Partner role in this entrepreneurial and dynamic firm in the heart of Newcastle.

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

Company

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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