Head of Divorce Solicitor

RSD Recruitment Ltd
Devon, UK
Closing date
8 Nov 2020

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Senior Solicitor or Legal Executive - Head of Divorce and Separation Team


Negotiable Basic Salary + Benefits

A rare and fantastic opportunity has arisen in one of the marketing leading solicitor firms in the South West. We are currently working in partnership with this successful firm who are looking for a senior Solicitor or qualified Legal Executive to join their leading and well-established Family Department and to head up our divorce and separation team.

The successful candidate will work under the Head of the Family Department and this includes an opportunity for salaried partnership. You must have experience of advising clients in relation to complex and high net worth divorce and financial remedy, private law children, ToLATA and nuptial agreements as well as advocacy experience.

This is a full-time role which is based at our main office in the heart of the beautiful City of Plymouth but with the flexibility of being able to work from home on a regular basis.

Personal Specification:

Previous experience of working within a private law family department with a leading law firm.
Experience of supervising and managing a team.
Be skilled in focusing on service excellence and client needs.
Self-confident with high emotional intelligence.
Highly developed delegation and performance management skills.
Advocacy experience.
Specialist Resolution accreditation or equivalent.
Commitment to the firm and the ability to provide a confident and positive input.
Positive attitude to their own personal development and to the development of the firm.
Ability to deal sensitively and appropriately with confidential information.
Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with clients and other business sources.
Ability to work well under pressure within stipulated timescales and meet deadlines.
Ability to work towards and meet the firm's core competencies.
This is a very exciting and rare opportunity not to be missed! Make sure you apply today with an up to date CV.

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