Family Partner - Leeds

Recruiter
JMC Legal
Location
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
Salary
£70000 - £110000 per annum
Posted
09 Jan 2023
Closes
31 Jan 2023
Ref
BBBH25139
Contact
Lucy Burt
Job Title
Partner
Practice Area
Family / Matrimonial
PQE Level
10+, 8-10
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This firm are leaders in the local community. The Partnership is incredibly well run. They have an incredibly versatile leadership team with an interesting mix of backgrounds. This diversity has allowed them to really drive the business forwards in recent years.

The Firm

This Legal 500 and Chambers ranked regional firm have a rich heritage dating back several decades. Despite them being well established for a number of years, they are innovative, forward-thinking, and dynamic and continue to evolve; it is this approach that ensures they continue to stay ahead of the game. They still have the same values and ethos of which the founding Partners built the firm on, which continues to serve them well.

You will find that the practice is spearheaded by leading individuals, several of them being 'home grown' Partners and this is indicative of the complex influx of work they deal with. This coupled together with their pragmatic approach, will give you a flavour as to why they are successful and industry leaders.

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 firm have grown substantially due to their dynamic team and strategic heavyweight hires. Despite their continuous expansion and continued organic growth plans, they have committed to preserving a real family feel throughout their offices, they have a great social element, there are sporting and social committees and regular events that all staff like to get involved in.

The Role

The firm are looking for a Family Partner to join their flourishing Leeds office.

You will work closely with the other Partners within the family department, and more generally across the firm, to drive the business forwards. You will work as part of a driven and commercially successful leadership team.

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.

This role comes with strong prospects to progress, in line with the growth agenda. The firm are succession planning are keen to find the next generation of senior Lawyers.

Requirements

  • You will be a Family Solicitor with at least 8 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of experience)
  • A transferable client base or regional contacts is highly advantageous
  • You will have a strong technical knowledge and first-class communication skills
  • You will have good experience of dealing with large settlements
  • You will have strong business development capabilities
  • Experience of overseeing a team is desirable, however not essential

Remuneration

  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience, on offer is an excellent benefits package and bonus scheme

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

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