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Senior Family Lawyer/Head of Department

  • GBP£65,000.00 - GBP£80,000.00
  • Haywards Heath, West Sussex
  • Permanent

This highly reputable firm has a strong presence in the local area and is known for the quality of legal services they provide to the individual. They are looking to further strengthen their team in West Sussex with a Family Solicitor 5+ years PQE to join as Head of Department.

The firm:

  • This well-established firm have a strong presence across Sussex, Kent and the wider South East area, as well as having national and international clients which has allowed the practice to grow considerably in recent years.
  • They have a rich heritage dating back over 100 years and benefit from close links to businesses, agents and relevant professionals in order to deliver outstanding legal services. With a focus on client care, transparency and quality they remain a first choice for many individuals and businesses.

The role:

  • In line with strategic growth plans, this firm is looking to appoint a Head of Family / Senior Family Solicitor 5+ years PQE to join their established team based in Haywards Heath, West Sussex.
  • The family team deals with a high-quality of work that includes servicing the needs of HNW individuals that is of high-value and often multi-jurisdictional in nature.
  • You will deal solely with a privately funded caseload that will include but not be limited to; divorce, pre-nuptial agreements, financial remedies and some private children work.
  • Alongside heading up the team and fee earning, you'll play an active part in converting new client leads and will have the chance to enhance your technical abilities and industry knowledge by working alongside experienced family lawyers who foster an inclusive working environment.


  • Family Solicitor 5+ years PQE with experience in managing/supervising
  • Outstanding communication skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to build relationships and utilise a resolution-based approach

What's on offer:

  • Competitive salary up to c£80,000 and benefits package dependent on experience
  • Excellent working conditions with lots of flexibility on offer
  • A progressive culture with clear progression pathways

An excellent opportunity for an ambitious Senior Family Solicitor 5+ years PQE to join this well-regarded firm based in their West Sussex office.

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

Jamie Chinnock Managing Consultant- South-East

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