Family Solicitor

Location
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
Salary
£40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted
12 Oct 2020
Closes
09 Nov 2020
Ref
BBBH24443
Contact
Lucy Burt
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Practice Areas
Private Client, Family
Experience Level
Mid Level

This opportunity to join a long-standing, innovative firm will give you an unrivalled level of exposure, placing you ahead of your years of PQE.

The Firm

This Legal 500 and Chambers ranked regional firm have a rich heritage dating back several decades. Despite them being established for many decades, 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.

They are very client focussed, and everything they do focusses around putting the client at the centre of their focus. It's this mantra and approach, which continues to ensure that their majority of all their instructions come from referrals.

You will find a strong leadership team at the firm; they have an ethos engrained that everyone has a voice and they are always open to listening to a new idea. They like to take on board fresh ideas so that they are still ahead of the curve.

The firm believes in nurturing and developing legal talent throughout their staff's careers, working side by side with their team to ensure they reach their full potential and achieving their career aspirations. Nothing demonstrates this better than their unrivalled staff retention rate and that fact that many of their Partners started at the firm as trainees.

The Role

The firm is looking for an experienced Family Solicitor to join their buzzing office in Leeds.

You will deal with a high quality of work focusing solely with a privately funded caseload.

Your workload with be varied and board, making for an interesting caseload. This will include financial remedies, divorce, unmarried couples, property disputes, private children matters, pre & postnuptial agreements, separation & cohabitation agreements and ancillary relief.

Due to the expansion of the team and increased workloads, the role comes with prospects for career progression and development. There are future management opportunities for the right individual, so a desire to progress to this level is desirable.

Requirements

  • You will be a Solicitor or Legal Executive with at least 4 years PQE
  • You will have experience in handling your own family law caseload at a high level
  • Have an entrepreneurial flair
  • A desire to progress into management or previous management experience would be desirable but no means essential
  • You should have good technical knowledge and be an organised individual
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong relationships with clients
  • You will enjoy working in a challenging, fast-moving and professional environment

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Family Solicitor to join this well-established firm in Leeds.

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

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