Senior Family Lawyer

  • Job Reference: SDA/2875600SFS
  • Date Posted: 18 November 2020
  • Recruiter: North West
  • Location: Manchester City Centre, Greater Manchester, Englan
  • Salary: £45,000 to £60,000
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Keywords: Solicitor, Family Law, CILEX, Senior, Private Practice

Job Title: Senior Family Solicitor / CILEX

Job reference: SDA/2875600SFS

Job description: A law firm in Manchester city centre is looking for a highly motivated Senior Family Law Solicitor/CILEX to join their growing family department.

This is a home based role with some travel to one of our regional offices to be discussed in the interview process.

The successful candidate will be:

  • Managing and developing a team of family law solicitors, undertaking all line-management duties for these colleagues
  • Taking ownership of a mixed caseload of family matters, undertaking active negotiation and mediation to get the best results for your clients
  • Reviewing and managing the team’s workload and delegating duties evenly across the team
  • Actively looking for opportunities to improve ways of working and increase revenue
  • Reporting directly into the Head of Family Law, providing insights and findings
  • Advising the team on complex legal queries, acting as the subject matter specialist in family law

This role is suited to:

  • A qualified as a solicitor / CILEX qualified, with significant post-qualification experience 
  • A solid background in family law, with excellent legal technical knowledge
  • Previous experience in advocacy would be beneficial in this role
  • People management experience, with a passion for supporting and developing a team
  • Outstanding communication skills, with the ability to engage with a range of clients and partners, including executive colleagues within CLS

Salary:  £45,000 - £60,000K plus benefits DOE

Hours per Week: 37.5

Company Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Potential for partial home working
  • Operates flexible working hours
  • Coaching, training and support to help you develop
  • Pension with up to 10% employer contributions
  • Annual incentive scheme
  • 28 days holiday (rising to 32 in line with service)

To discuss this role in more detail please contact Sophie Anderson or by calling on 0161 830 1830.

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.

Keywords: Solicitor, Family Law, CILEX, Private Practice