Matrimonial & Family Solicitor

Sue Ross Legal
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Sue Ross Legal are currently recruiting for an experienced Matrimonial & Family Lawyer to join our client's Sheffield based office. This is a well known and respected, regional firm of solicitors with offices across Yorkshire. The successful candidate will be ambitious and able to work under their own initiative, helping to drive the business forward working towards our clients planned strategy for growth. You will be managing your own caseload and have experience of managing a vast range of family and matrimonial law Within this role your duties will include; - Handling your own caseload comprising the full mix of family law matters, including generating new work through existing contacts and via client referrals - Dealing with client queries - Attending meetings with clients, taking initial instructions and providing advice and information - Working to set budgets and fee earning targets - Management skills and ability to lead and mentor a successful department Applicants should have the following attributes:- - A minimum of 3 yrs PQE gained in Family / Matrimonial Law; - A strong client following - Good marketing focus and be commercially aware, with a proven background of successful involvement in business development strategies to enable contribution to the growth of the Firm's portfolio - Able to contribute to the growth of an already successful department; - Pro-active, driven, professional and flexible as well as being friendly and a good team player; - Have excellent technical ability across all levels Applicants should be confident, possessing strong client development and networking skills. In addition to this they should be self-motivated individuals with excellent IT skills, who can convince us they will enjoy being part of an integrated team and will also thrive in an autonomous working environment. For more information about the above vacancy or for a confidential chat about our other vacancies throughout Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, the North West and the North East, please send your details to us and one of our dedicated legal consultants will contact you. Unfortunately due to the number of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback to all applicants. Please assume that if you do not hear from us within 72 hours that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. May we take this opportunity to thank you for expressing an interest in one of our roles and wish you the very best in your search for employment.
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