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Senior Solicitor

Employer
Antony James Recruitment Ltd
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
28 Jan 2022

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Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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An established law firm are looking for a Senior Associate Family Law Solicitor to their team!

The successful applicant will be responsible for developing and fostering the growth of family work in the office, working closely with the Head of Family and lead Partner.

This role is responsible for raising the profile of family law work in the local area and developing a thriving family practice by introducing new work, new referral networks and new opportunities for work and client relationships. The role will also be responsible for building and managing the developing caseload acquired through the business development activities and providing a profitable contribution to the firm within Company procedures and guidelines, meeting or exceeding company standards and client expectations.

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • 5+ years PQE in the provision of expert family advice and litigation. * A member of Resolution. * Experience in business development and generating own leads with a track record of personal referrals and/or referral networks. * Experience in line management and/or managing junior colleagues. * Experience in working closely alongside Partners in a growth and business development context. * Confident communicator with good relationship building skills. * Ability to quickly build strong, productive relationships with clients and colleagues. * Able to work independently and with limited secretarial support. * Able to work with a minimum of supervision. * Self-motivated, goal-oriented and highly driven. * Must have a flexible attitude to work and time including a wiliness to attend networking and business development events outside of office hours. * Ability to prioritise caseload and re-schedule as required to meet deadlines. * Ability to meet and exceed billing and time targets. * Ability to flourish in and embrace the friendly and supportive work culture. We expect all of our staff to have integrity, be approachable, and be dedicated. Firm loyalty is key.

KEY TASK AREAS:
  • To be responsible for building a strategy around improving the firm's market position in respect of family law work and building key client relationships. * To implement strategic business development plans focused on the generation of new business leads, expansion of existing clients, and new projects and initiatives * To develop and execute business development, networking and marketing aimed at growing the work and reputation of family law work for the firm in Blackheath. * To plan and support business development events, including seminars, webinars, and other events. * To Oversee and assist with the production of marketing materials. * To work closely with the Marketing Manager to ensure appropriate social media and website content. * To work closely with the Marketing Manager to ensure brand consistency and efficient use of resources.

The role is a full-time position and is office based. Whilst remote working is possible, there is a minimum expectation of 4 days per week in the office for the first 6 months to ensure that there is a physical presence in the office.

If you feel you have the requirements and are looking for a new challenge within a great law firm please apply today or get in touch with Kristi at Antony James Recruitment to find out more.
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