Senior Lawyer - Family

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Location
Sevenoaks
Salary
£45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted
20 Aug 2019
Closes
17 Sep 2019
Ref
SH05608921
Job Title
Lawyer
Category
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Highly regarded, Lexcel accredited firm in Kent requires a Senior Family Lawyer to deal with privately funded family matters and business development initiatives.

Reporting to the head of the family department, this is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Family Lawyer to join a highly regarded team which are expanding their already significant position as leaders in their field. Based in Sevenoaks, the firm employs experts in the delivery of legal advice including lawyers who are accredited members of the Law Society's Family and Children Law Panels.

Responsibilities

  • Privately funded family matters
  • Divorce
  • Ancillary relief
  • Cohabitation matters
  • Cases under the Children Act 1989
  • Business development and marketing activities
  • Meeting time recording, performance and billing targets
  • Supervising support staff

The Candidate

  • Solicitor or legal executive with a minimum of 7 years' PQE in family matters
  • Possess the ability to handle transactional and advisory work, with particular expertise in divorce and ancillary relief
  • Working knowledge of how to develop a family department
  • Experience of advocacy in court and risk assessing new clients
  • Hold accreditation by the Law Society (Children or Family Law Panel) and/or Resolution
  • Excel in developing new and existing client relationships
  • Business development enthusiasm and expertise
  • Excellent client care delivery, technical ability and a commercial approach to fee earning
  • Take a collaborative approach with good teamwork skills
  • IT proficiency

The Firm

A renowned firm with multiple accreditations, our client has grown steadily in strength over a number of years across the South East. Offering a full range of services to its clients, and with a dedication to outstanding client care, the firm is proud to possess the Lexcel legal practice quality mark. Owing to sustained success and expansion, we are recruiting on behalf of this firm for a Senior Family Lawyer to work in its office in Sevenoaks.

Senior Lawyer - Family

For further details of this Senior Family Lawyer vacancy, please contact Sam on 01954 208074 quoting reference SH05608921.

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