A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen for a skilled and experienced Family Partner or Senior Associate to join a prestigious top 200 law firm in Kent. This firm has ambitious growth plans for the next 24 months, making it an ideal time to join and contribute to shaping the future of the family team. As a Senior Family Solicitor with 6+ years of post-qualification experience (PQE), this role offers a significant step up in your career. The firm supports hybrid and remote working arrangements, allowing you to be based anywhere in Kent.
The Firm & Role:
- The firm is renowned for its excellence and has achieved multiple awards, including recognition in the Legal 500. With a relaxed, collaborative, and forward-thinking culture, they prioritize investing in their workforce. Their highly respected learning and development program has received accolades from the legal sector. This cohesive and inclusive organization fosters an entrepreneurial spirit, and their open-door policy ensures accessibility to Partners at all levels.
- Currently, the firm operates from several offices across the region and is committed to ongoing expansion. With significant investment dedicated to opening further offices throughout Kent, this presents an excellent opportunity to be part of their growth journey.
- As a member of the wider team of Family Lawyers, consisting of over 10 professionals across multiple offices, you will benefit from a supportive and dynamic work environment.
- The firm's extensive connections spanning the South East and beyond enable their fee-earners to handle the highest quality level of work. In this role, you will manage a manageable caseload, dealing with various aspects of mid-high net worth privately funded family matters. The firm provides ample support to ensure your success in this challenging but rewarding position.
The Ideal Candidate:
- The ideal candidate for this role is a Senior Family Solicitor, Senior Associate, or Family Partner with a minimum of 6 years PQE.
- You should possess ambition and a strong business development acumen.
- Having a client following or existing contacts in Kent would be highly advantageous, as it will contribute to the further growth and success of the family team. This role offers excellent prospects for career progression within the firm.
- As the firm are keen to open offices across the region, you can be based anywhere in Kent (likely close to a larger town/city such as Tunbridge Wells, Sevenoaks, Maidstone, Canterbury, Bromley or Ashford).
- In return for your expertise and dedication, the firm offers an above-market-rate salary, commensurate with your experience and billing track record.
- The salary will also consider any existing client following you may bring to the role.
- The firm values work-life balance and supports hybrid/agile working arrangements.
- Furthermore, as a standout opportunity, this role provides you with a chance to join a dynamic, award-winning, legal 200 firm in Kent.
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