Head of Family

JMC Legal.
England, Leicestershire, Leicester
£50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
25 Nov 2021
23 Dec 2021
Callum Carter
Job Title
Practice Area
Family / Matrimonial
PQE Level
10+, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

This firm has a highly enviable reputation in the Midlands and is home to a number of leading Lawyers. Their practice has been built around the employees and is what makes them stand out in the local community, one of the biggest contributions to their success. With plans to continue their current trend of growth, they are looking to hire a Family Solicitor to lead their impressive outfit based in Leicester as the Head of the Department.

The Firm

The relationships the firm's Lawyers build and nurture with their clients is of paramount importance, which is why many clients stay with the firm for decades. They understand that one size does not fit all and really take the time to understand each one of their clients' needs and what makes them successful with many client referrals across the region.

The firm have a friendly culture throughout all their offices and pride themselves on being hardworking and collaborative. The working environment fosters collaboration, dedication to clients and a positive working environment with manageable caseloads.

The Role

This heavyweight regional firm is seeking to hire a Family Solicitor with at least 5 years PQE to join their office in Leicester as Head of Department.

You will join a friendly, supportive and professional team. The family department has seen an increased workflow in recent months and under good leadership are looking to further expand the department.

You will deal with well-known public figures and HNW individuals. The caseload will include; Ancillary relief, Divorce and some private children work.

You will be at the forefront of this growing department, working alongside the Partner to further drive the department forwards, now is an exciting time to join.

With the firm's growth plans there is a real opportunity to progress, with Partnership being on the cards for the right candidate.


  • You will be a Family Solicitor with 5+ years PQE (there is no upper limit in terms of experience)
  • You should have a strong technical understanding
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build strong client relationships is key

This is a stand-out opportunity for a Family Solicitor to further develop this highly-regarded team as the Head of the Family Department.

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

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