Head of Family

Location
Skipton
Salary
£45000 - £75000 per annum
Posted
17 Feb 2021
Closes
02 Mar 2021
Ref
J61268
Contact
Aamir Patel
Job Title
Solicitor
Practice Area
Family / Matrimonial
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Family Law Solicitor - (Head of Family)
Skipton

Background
An established regional firm with several offices are looking for an ambitious Family Lawyer with a proven track record for their Skipton office, though some flexibility can be offered on this. This is a full-time post, but can be flexible to achieve the best appointment.

The successful candidate will be taking charge of a busy caseload in the full capacity of privately funded family matters - divorces, cohabitation, finance, and private children's matters. A significant part of the role will be to take charge of and develop the Family team. Another key responsibility will be in raising the firm's profile and bringing in new work. Client contact and maintaining excellent client relationships is imperative in this role so excelent communication skills are a necessity.

About you

Essential
• Solicitor / qualified Legal Executive with at least 8 years PQE
• Strong client care focus
• Commercially aware, conscientious, and responsible
• Clean driving licence

Desired
• ambitious with desire to join and constructively contribute to our business
• strong IT skills (including Word/Excel/Outlook/Proclaim)
• track record of leading and developing a team and mentoring junior colleagues
• Leadership qualities and ability and desire to successfully grow and develop the family department


Whats in it for you?
• Good competitive salary
• Career development opportunities
• Staff benefits including:
oNHS top up benefits scheme membership
oreward and recognition
oadditional holidays as a reward for long service
oWinter holiday bonus and additional paid leave
oParking on site
oGreat location to work