Head of Family Department

£45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Benefits Package
27 Mar 2023
24 Apr 2023
Zeeba Tolooe-Bush
Job Title
Head of Department
Practice Area
Family / Matrimonial
PQE Level
10+, 2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time
This reputed multi-office South West firm is looking for a new Family Solicitor to head up the family department.

Head of Family Department
£45,000 - £55,000

You will work with and manage a small family team. The legal aid and care work is handled by a very experienced fee earner, and you will concentrate on the privately funded work to include matrimonial, children and finance matters.

Matters will include:
  • Divorce
  • Financial settlement
  • TOLATA (not litigation)
  • Cohabitation agreements
  • Pre and post nuptials
  • Children-related matters
You will also be required to attend and represent clients at court and attend clients at our other offices when necessary.

To apply for this role you will have ideally already been in a similar position or be looking for that next step up in your legal career. Ideally you will already have some managerial experience and will be able to lead by example. 

You must have at least 5 years' experience within family law and be a qualified solicitor or legal executive. 

This role is likely to be based in Bridgwater, with possibility of other Somerset locations. You should be a car driver with your own transport to visit neighbouring offices when needed. 

Excellent salary depending on experience + benefits including healthcare and life assurance & car parking space. 

Full time hours preferred, but those wishing to work 4 days a week should also apply. 

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