Senior Family Solicitor - Brighton - up to £60,000 (DOE)

Heat Recruitment
Brighton, East Sussex
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Client:

A leading South Coast law firm are now looking to recruit a dedicated and passionate Senior Family Solicitor or Legal Executive to join their firm in the Brighton office. The firm have recently been ranked by the Lawyer as one of the Top 10 best managed law firms in the UK.

The Opportunity

An opportunity has opened at a reputable UK law firm for a Family Law Solicitor. The firm is looking for any senior family solicitor with over 5 years PQE. The firm itself is renowned for having fantastic career progression and promoting from within. They offer a development programme for all their associates to fast track their way to partnership. You will be joining a team that offers a high-quality family service which is responsive and efficient.

The team have many years' experience and knowledge which helps to ensure transactions proceed as smoothly and quickly as possible.

The role available would be perfect for someone who wants to enter a more relaxed working atmosphere with more client contact, responsibility and flexibility.

What’s needed for me to be considered?

Qualified as a Solicitor with over 5 years PQE including all areas of financial remedies open to clients on divorce, Children Act applications, pre-nuptial agreements and co habitation disputes

You will have a sound understanding of ADR practices and ideally be a Mediator and/or Collaborative Family Lawyer

Further, you will have a strong work ethic, be used to working with mid to high net worth clients and have a commercial, client focused approach to the delivery of exemplary service

Previous experience of leading a team, effective communication skills both verbal and written and an ability to work well under pressure are essential for this role.

You will also have a proven track record of business development activities, securing new business and for exploring cross referral opportunities within the Firm, as well as developing relationships with other teams in the Firm and with external referrers

You will also be able to demonstrate your past client interaction and identifying of new business opportunities

What next?

Apply today to be considered for this opportunity. If suitable, one of our specialist consultants will be in contact to discuss the opportunity with you in detail prior to submitting your CV to the client. In this discussion, we will aim to identify your specific skills and motivations, and where appropriate recommend other relevant opportunities to you that match your requirements.

Additionally, refer a friend or colleague to us and receive £200 in vouchers if we assist them in securing a new career.

Job Synonyms:

Family Law Solicitor, Family Law Associate, Family Law Legal Executive, Family Solicitor, Family Associate, Family Legal Executive