Private Family Solicitor

England, Tyne and Wear, Newcastle upon Tyne
£60000 - £70000 per annum
Closing date
7 Jun 2022

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Full time
7 years+
Private practice
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Job Details

Our client is looking to bring a senior private Family Solicitor to join their Newcastle upon Tyne offices and are actively encouraging applications from experienced Solicitors with upwards of 10 years PQE in matrimonial matters. This is a senior appointment to the firm and part of strategic growth. Our client is truly wanting to reach out to the best of the best private family solicitors in the North East region to discuss this opportunity on a highly confidential basis with you.

About our client

My client is a full service, quality regional law firm with over ninety employees. The firm are undertaking a highly-strategic growth and expansion plan as they are making the move to new high spec offices this Summer of 2022. With an excellent Family offering, this is a stand out role within a brilliant, longstanding firm.

What's on offer?

Our client is recognised across the North East region for their focus on work/life balance with a genuine transparent and structured career progression plan, evidenced by several Partners having started their long-standing careers as Trainees with this forward-thinking practice.

The firm's new offices are presenting a generous social space, providing you with the opportunity to really delve into their sense of community and collaboration. Achievable targets and an amazing bonus that can significantly increase your annual income.

The role

- You will manage a full caseload of complex matrimonial and high net worth matters with assets and worth upwards of several million pounds well into the multi million

- This will include financial provision cases such as business assets, pensions, family trusts in divorce, TOLATA cases and pre and post nuptial agreements

- Liaising closely with the firm's clients and actively building relationships through face to face meetings, telephone calls and regular email contact

- You will be acting for a lot of high end commercial clients

Desired Experience

- A highly experienced Solicitor with 10 years PQE in private Family matters

- You must have previous experience in dealing with family trusts and ideally business assets and pensions

- Ideally, you will hold a specialist accreditation from Resolution or the Law Society for dealing with complex assets cases but not essential

How to Apply

If you are interested in having a confidential chat about this opportunity please click the link and apply to find out more or confidentially call Fiona Hill on 0113 467 9784.


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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