Principle Lawyer

Slater & Gordon LLP
London (Central)
14 Apr 2018
21 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Company: Slater and Gordon UK1 Limited

Job Title: Principal Lawyer

Department: Family

Location: Manchester or London

Salary Range: £70,000 - £90,000 per annum

Opened Date: 13 April 2018

Closing Date: 10 May 2018

Job Code: req3525

As a result of significant investment and growth in our regional offices, Slater and Gordon has a vacancy for a dynamic Principal Lawyer in our Central London Office who will be responsible for all aspects of Family law work as well as proactively networking to generate further work. The successful candidate will provide advice to individuals only: senior executives, directors, employees and partners.

Slater and Gordon’s family team is one of the largest and most highly regarded in the UK, comprising experts in every aspect of family law many of whom are nationally recognised (by Chambers/ Legal 500 and peers) as leaders in their fields. Our team are located across the UK (London, Manchester, Cardiff) including Specialist family lawyers.

Responsibilities to include:

  • Maintaining a caseload and overseeing the file management of complex family cases in the family courts

  • Delivering work to yourself and the team through engaging proactively in business development to supplement the substantial work volumes brought in by the firm

  • Meeting high performance financial targets

  • Supervising other fee-earners

  • Complying with National Practice Standards

About you:

  • Significant knowledge and experience within the area of Family Law (10yrs + PQE)

  • Experience of engaging and delivering in business development

  • Previous, proven supervisory experience

  • Experience of working to and achieving key performance indicators

  • An adaptable approach and the ability to foster a culture of positive change

What we offer in return:

In return we offer a competitive salary with market leading benefits, a positive and inviting work environment, exposure to industry specialists and the fantastic opportunity to develop a rewarding and successful career with an award winning law firm.

About us:

Slater and Gordon are a leading consumer law firm and our mission is to give people easier access to world class legal services. The firm provides specialist legal and complementary services in a broad range of areas and our clients are the centre of it all.

How to apply:

If you would like to make a formal application please select "Applynow" to complete the online application form and upload your CV. Should your application be shortlisted a member of the recruitment team will be in touch.

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