Family Solicitor - Matriomnal

Reward Recruitment
10 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Family Solicitor - Matrimonal


Our client is a well-established, professional and forward-thinking Law Firm with offices in Leeds, Sheffield and York.

As part of the companies planned strategy for growth, they require an experienced Matrimonal & Family Lawyer to join our Family Department in Sheffield. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual to join our hugely successful team and take the business to the next level.

The successful candidate must have excellent technical ability and experience of handling a broad range of family and matrimonial law. Realistically they should have a minimum of 3 years PQE as they will be expected to manage their own caseload, support staff and participate in the Firm’s marketing activities.

Required Skills & Experience -

  • A minimum of 3 years PQE gained in Family / Matrimonial Law.
  • A strong client following or contacts whom they can bring with them.
  • The ability to generate their own caseload through existing contacts and from client referrals.
  • 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.
  • Credible and professional enough 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 and interpersonal ability across all levels.
  • Additional managerial skills and be seeking to lead and mentor a successful department.

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 that they will enjoy being part of an integrated team and will also thrive in an autonomous working environment.

The successful candidate will be tasked with developing a full and varied caseload to cover the full remit of private Family and Matrimonal matters with a focus on high net worth financial applications. They will be excited at having the opportunity to join a strong and close-knit team where they can contribute to the growth of the department.

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