Family Associate

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, Bristol
£60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Closing date
20 May 2021

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Regarded as one of the leading Family teams nationally, focusing on HNW and interesting matters that allows you to set yourself apart from the competition, with a structured pathway for developing into leadership.

Join one of the UK's largest and most successful full-service firms, placed firmly within the Top 50 with Legal 500 and Chambers-ranked teams in all fields of law.

The Firm

Stood firmly amongst the Top 50, and having one of the largest teams in the UK, the firm guides individuals and business across an unmatched breadth of sectors, operating at the forefront in all markets in a means that focused on quality, client care and continued excellence.

With a truly national-presence that covers the UK, the firm employs a people-driven approach that culminates in a service that sets a precedent in being a genuinely full-service law firm.

Awarded as being one of "The Best Law Firms" in the UK by the Sunday Times year on year, with teams all over the UK ranked at the top of the Legal 500 and Chambers UK.

Driven by their values of being approachable, working with integrity and being innovative at every turn, their ethos of being the experts with a human touch is put into daily practice.

As a team, people work collaboratively, be it from home or in one of the many regional offices. The culture sets the standard on job satisfaction, life-balance and ensuring staff at all levels have a structured pathway to develop to where they want to be. Many of the Chambers-ranked Partner joined in a support role, this being a source of pride for the firm.

You will be supported to reach incredible heights as a lawyer, being valued for who you are whilst being supported in your career, continually rewarded and promoted.

The Role

Family Associate to join Tier 1, Chamber-ranked team in Bristol Top 50

Considered to the best Family law teams in the UK, the team has continually acted as the benchmark for performing within family law, both in terms of legal success and aiding clients during some of the most challenging experiences of their lives.

Joining as an Associate, you will have an influential role in the team and work with the Partner on complex legal matters, mentoring more junior colleagues and inputting to the strategic direction of the group.

The team successfully wins and collaborates in matters concerning Children, Finances, DV, Pre-nups, Separation Agreements and Unmarried Couples, often with an international focus and high value. They operate at the forefront of the market and are considered the go-to with clients seeking excellence.

Progression will be ongoing, structured to ensure you are consistently challenged, have access to various family law areas, and develop into chosen specialities or leadership based on your preference.

The benefits package on offer shadows the competition, offering up to 35 days of leave, health and cash plans for you and your family, and numerous financial bonuses that see staff increase their earning on top of an already market-leading salary.

The Requirements

  • 4+ years PQE within Family law
  • A high degree of technical competent
  • Energy and enthusiasm to prosper in the team and continually develop
  • An empathetic approach to engaging with clients
  • Winning-attitude that resonates with the work you do.

This is the opportunity to prosper longterm in one of the UK's leading family teams, offering continued development, exposure to high value and unique matters in a firm that will continually invest in you.


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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