Family Solicitor

JMC Legal
England, London, West End
£70000 - £100000 per annum + excellent benefits
23 Jan 2023
20 Feb 2023
Matthew Wargen
Job Title
Practice Area
Family / Matrimonial
PQE Level
10+, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

This hugely reputable Top 75 big-hitter is expanding the Family department of its City practice. As a result, there is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Associate to join the ranks and drive the team forward. The firm has seen huge international growth but maintains a family feel and often looks to grow organically. This means, that for the right candidate, a promotion to Partner is a very realistic prospect.

The Firm:

This Top 75 law firm has grown substantially in recent years, and unlike many law firms, this has been done organically rather than through mergers. Seen as one of the go-to firms for Blue Chip and FTSE 500 companies this firm is seen as a National heavyweight. With further growth planned on the International stage, this firm is one of the most innovative and forward-thinking firms in London.

With a wide range of listed and Private Companies, Institutions and Individuals, you will find this firm has been attracting the best talent from the Top UK firms, by offering highly tiered Legal 500 quality work, but with the work-life balance that is often missed at larger practices. Winners of multiple national firms and employment awards, you can see the benefit of joining this practice. Currently ranked in the Top 10 nationally for the amount of Legal 500 entries, you will work alongside ambition and quality lawyers.

A key benefit to this practice is not only the quality of work and their large reputation across Real Estate, Corporate, Commercial Technology, Banking & Finance, FinTech and Data. But it is the culture that stands out, you will be part of a very diverse workforce within a firm that promotes staff well-being; providing great results for clients and individuals alike.

The Role:

This top-teir, Legal 500 firm is looking for a Senior Family Associate to join them in their City of London office.

The practice is recognised for the HNW and UHNW individuals and Families' client services. With Legal 500, chambers and Partners and Spears 500 in their ranks, you will be part of a multi-award-winning Family team.

Due to growth within their London office, there is an opportunity for a Senior Family Associate to join this ambitious team. There is a clear opportunity for a rise to Partnership.

You will be following the strategy of the firm and the national head, as well as undertaking Family matters within:

  • Divorce, dissolution, separation and financial orders
  • The valuation and treatment of businesses and inheritances
  • Cohabitation agreements
  • Cohabitation breakdown
  • Pre- and post-nuptial agreements
  • Arrangements for children on the breakdown of a relationship
  • Child maintenance and financial provision for children
  • International family cases

There is a clear opportunity to progress to Partner with a clear path for the right level of a candidate.


  • You will be an existing Family Associate with 5+ years PQE
  • Exposure to International or UHNW domestic matters (Desirable)
  • Exposure to business development (Essential)


  • You will receive a competitive salary along with an excellent remuneration package.
  • Progression at the firm is a realistic opportunity

This is a stand-out position for a Family Associate to join this Top 75 practice in their City of London office. Apply now for immediate consideration, alternatively please feel to email or call for a confidential conversation.