Family Solicitor

Recruiter
JMC Legal
Location
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
Salary
£50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted
12 Jan 2021
Closes
29 Jan 2021
Ref
BBBH26583
Contact
Lucy Burt
Job Title
Solicitor
Practice Area
Family / Matrimonial
PQE Level
10+, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Are you seeking an opportunity to excel at a long-standing regional firm with high quality work and the opportunity to progress? This firm prides itself on nurturing and developing their legal talent, giving you a springboard for success.

The Firm

This legal 500 and chambers ranked firm have a highly regarded reputation in and around the North West area. They have a rich heritage dating back several decades and are a well-known name in the local community.

Over recent years, the firm have grown organically and have appointed several heavy-hitting Lawyers. They continue to bolster their departments with key strategic hires, the firm has good growth planned over the next 24 months, which includes the opening of news offices.

The practice invests heavily into ensuring they are using and utilising the best technology available. They have good infrastructure and excellent support teams, all allowing fee earners to be as streamlined as possible, allowing you more time to focus on generating fee's and having more in the way of client contact.

The practice has a strong leadership team. They have a growing number of home-grown partners, which demonstrates well, their level of career development and investment. They have an excellent reputation for delivering industry leading training, which carries on throughout the duration of a Lawyers career. They also have outside organisations come into the firm to deliver training on a wide range of subject matters.

Partners in the firm are very accessible and it is commonplace to find NQ solicitors sitting side on side with partners. Often junior lawyers will deal with a complexity of work that places them ahead of their years of PQE. Everyone is encouraging to get involved with the firms marketing and networking events, they hold regular interesting events that staff of all levels will get involved in.

You will find that the firm prides itself on dealing with a high-quality of work. They believe in offering real value to clients matters and charging well for the work that they do. On the business side they often as an extension to the firm's business.

The firm believe in work-life balance and offer agile working, they house many working parents and offer work from home.

The Role

The firm is seeking an experienced Family Solicitor to join their modern, and growing Leeds City centre office.

The firm has a highly regarded, legal 500 ranked Family department. You will join a highly skilled team that is headed up by heavy hitting family Partners. They often deal with an affluent HNW individual, sometimes with International assets and interests.

You will take on a diverse and broad caseload of solely privately funded matters to include Divorce, financial remedies, civil partnership dissolution, prenuptial agreements as well as arrangements for children both nationally and internationally.

Due to the expansion of the team and increased workloads, the role comes with prospects for career progression and development.

Requirements

  • You will be a Family Solicitor with 5 years + PQE
  • The ability to confidentially manage your own caseload of high calibre work and clients
  • Excellent communication skills
  • You will be a team player with excellent attention to detail.
  • Salary is negotiable depending on your level of experience, plus an excellent benefits package and a lucrative bonus structure

This is an excellent opportunity for a Family Solicitor, to join this dynamic, growing and forward-thinking practice based in the heart of Leeds City Centre.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.