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Head of Family (New Office)

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes
£68000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Closing date
14 Jun 2024

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Vacancy Type
Barristers, Private Practice
Experience Level
Senior Level
Full Time
Practice Areas
Private Client, Family
7+ Years

Job Details

This fast-growing Legal 500-ranked firm is seeking a Family Solicitor of 7+ PQE to head up their New Milton Keynes office.

As a firm that specializes in Family law, they have developed a strong reputation across the South of England, and become leaders in the field.

With a track record of successfully opening offices across the South, this is a great opportunity for someone who is perhaps looking to progress their career quickly into senior leadership roles.

The Firm:

This boutique family firm has become a leading name for family law in the South, in its short but impressive history, they have grown rapidly, in part, due to the support of their experienced team of Partners.

Many of the senior lawyers at this firm began their careers there, a testament to the impressive growth prospects for both your career and the business. The founder of this firm has been a partner-level Solicitor for over 15 years and many of the other senior lawyers came from Legal 500 ranked firms.

Operating with an emphasis on teamwork, they have created a very collegiate atmosphere at this firm. With an excellent support system of over 20 individuals, they focus on providing a high-quality service to their clients by providing everyone with personalized development structures to better their skills and expertise.

This firm is home to 30+ fee-earners, many of them being homegrown. This is an excellent time to join this firm as there is an opportunity for genuine career progression within a well-established and growing firm from their Reading practice.

The Role:

This L500 Family Boutique are now seeking an ambitious and forward-thinking Family Solicitor to spearhead the latest endeavour in Milton Keynes.

With a track record in opening up offices across the entirety of the South of England, they have a tried and tested formula offering a high level of support to those helping them expand.

With a real focus on personal and professional development, this firm can provide you with endless opportunities to better your technical skills and maximise your potential as you will have a good degree of autonomy on the management of the team and the growth of the office.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • 7+ years PQE within Family law
  • A high degree of technical competency
  • Energy and enthusiasm to help grow a new Family team in Milton Keynes.
  • An empathetic approach to engaging with clients
  • A Winning attitude that resonates with the work you do.

Salary & Benefits

  • A competitive salary coupled with an excellent benefits package and firm bonus scheme that is paid out quarterly!
  • Access to legal 500-ranked work in a friendly, collegiate working environment.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Family Solicitor 7+ years PQE to accelerate their Career by heading up this thriving firms new Milton Keynes Office.


JMC Legal Recruitment was founded by highly experienced Legal Recruitment Consultant, Jason Connolly. His motivation to establish JMC was to create a refreshingly friendly agency with a truly consultative approach and who are always a pleasure to deal with.

We're a dynamic business with our sights set high and a growing client base spanning the country. We believe that in any business the most valuable assets are the people – and it’s true of JMC, too. Whether dealing with candidates or firms, our consultants’ passion for legal recruitment and excellent market knowledge always shines through.  Our state of the art software means our consultants are more accessible to you and we keep ahead of the curve in the changing legal landscape to ensure you are always given up to date advice.

What can you expect from us? We will always manage your expectations and come back to you with updates as soon as they become available. We pride ourselves on the highest level of integrity, as we understand that when looking for a new role or member of staff it is often highly confidential. You will find that we always take the time to really listen and understand before we advise. We will get to know you, taking into account not just technical ability, but personality and cultural fit. We’re also easy to get hold of; we appreciate that when looking for a new role it can be difficult to talk during the working day, so we will make ourselves available and find a time that works for you. Give us a call and talk to one of our friendly team today. We’re waiting to help you.

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