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Family Solicitor

  • £60000 - £70000 per annum Excellent Benefits

This family department are known for their cutting-edge work which regularly attracts media attention. They are looking for a Family Solicitor 6 years PQE on a 12-month fixed term contract as maternity cover for the Head of Family department with an opportunity to stay on after the contract for an ambitious and forward-thinking individual.

This is a unique role to work in this privately funded Legal 500 department which could springboard your career to partnership, working with complex, interesting cases.

The firm

Although the firm is large, it stands out for the lovely family friendly culture it has running throughout the firm.

They have a rich heritage dating back over 60 years and throughout this time they have developed an outstanding team of professionals, many of whom are ranked as leaders in the field.

It is common place for their Solicitors to be called upon by the media such as Sky and the BBC for their opinion, interview and first comment due to their high level of expertise. They work with big name clients and are known for their Legal Aid work.

The firm has recently taken on over 30 new members of staff, bringing their total headcount to over 140 staff. The practice is continuing to grow and you will work within a friendly, professional and dynamic team, at hand in a team of over 140 professionals.

Having dealt with this firm in the past its always a pleasure to work alongside them as they are approachable, friendly and highly reliable. You will be joining a practice which allows for endless growth.

The Role

This Legal 500, award winning firm are seeking a Family Solicitor 6 years PQE to join as their Head of Department at their office in the City of London. This role has a clear pathway to partnership!

This is an exciting and growing department, giving you the opportunity to work alongside some of the top legal talent in the industry and there is a real demand for this kind of work by the firm's clients.

Although this company does work on some legal aid cases which gather huge media attention, this is a privately funded department which has an active caseload of intricate work and fund cases by way of Conditional Fee Agreements and private fees.

As such, you'll get exposure to the full remit of family legal work, providing a diverse and interesting caseload from day one.


You will have the opportunity to springboard your career working for a market leading firmThere is a clear pathway to partnershipYou will be experienced and have a strong legal knowledge in all areas of family lawYou will have experience running and managing a department of 6 or moreEnsuring that local authorities comply with their safeguarding duties.You will have experience working to a high level of accuracy

You will be working for clients with a range of needs, some of whom are in very vulnerable situations such as facing eviction or a lack of community care services.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Family Solicitor 6 years PQE to join this outstanding firm based in the City of London.

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

Employment Solicitor

  • £60000 - £75000 per annum FTE

Unique opportunity for a Senior Employment Solicitor to join this award winning Legal 500 company on a 3-month FTC

This role is an exceptional opportunity for an Employment Solicitor 4 years PQE to join this market-leading, dynamic, innovative firm in East London.

The firm

This Legal 500 firm has a rich heritage and has been established for over 100 years. They pride themselves on delivering a top level of client service. It is a truly multi-service firm which is continuously evolving. Most of the work they receive is from referrals which demonstrates their reputation in the market.

There is a wealth of experience amongst the solicitors who work there, many coming from the West End and City firms, meaning they punch above their weight, dealing with the highest quality.

They have a reputation of nurturing and developing legal talent; nothing demonstrates this more than the fact they have many "homegrown" partners.

This firm has a culture that stands them apart from all their competitors. It has the perfect balance between being professional and having a friendly, family feel. They value a work-life balance, and many of the staff have been there for years, and this is clearly demonstrated through their high staff retention.

You will find a strong leadership team; there is an open-door policy where everyone has a voice. It's this truly collaborative culture that has been pivotal to the firm's success and top reputation.

The Role

They are looking for a Senior Employment Solicitor 4 years PQE to work alongside their well-established team based in London Waterloo

The ideal candidate will have a background of working with a mix of contentious and non-contentious and claimant and respondent work. You will work across a broad range of industries; the variety and broadness of the role will make for an interesting caseload.

This is a 3-month role, but there are good prospects for it to turn permanent.


You will be an Employment Solicitor 4 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of PQE and applications are invited from even the most experienced of candidates)You will possess a passion for working within Employment LawYou will have excellent communication skillsYou must be someone who embraces business development and is a self-starter.You will have a strong collaborative approach to workingA meticulous eye for detail is essential


Salary is negotiable depending on your level of experience and background and competitive.

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

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