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Family Solicitor

BBBH22742
£40000 - £65000 per annum
Cheshire Chester

Managing this Role

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Lucy Burt

Recruitment Consultant - North West
0121 296 6643

Are you looking to join a long-standing regional firm who really make the time to invest to nurture and develop you to your full potential? This opportunity to join an innovative firm will give you an unrivalled level of exposure, placing you ahead of your years of PQE.

The Firm

This Legal 500 and Chambers ranked regional firm have a rich heritage dating back several decades. Despite them being established for many decades, they are innovative, forward-thinking, and dynamic and continue to evolve; it is this approach that ensures they continue to stay ahead of the game. They still have the same values and ethos of which the founding Partners built the firm on, which continues to serve them well.

They are very client focussed, and everything they do focuses around putting the client at the centre of their focus. It's this mantra and approach, which continues to ensure that their majority of all their instructions come from referrals. They house Lawyers that have taken a commercial approach to legal services. Their Lawyers are passionate and have a creative flair, this is well demonstrated by their marketing and business development activities. They have over the years set trends with their quirky and new marketing initiatives.

You will find a strong leadership team at the firm; they have an ethos engrained that everyone has a voice and they are always open to listening to a new idea. They like to take on board fresh ideas so that they are still ahead of the curve.

The firm believes in nurturing and developing legal talent throughout their staff's careers, working side by side with their team to ensure they reach their full potential and achieving their career aspirations. Nothing demonstrates this better than their unrivalled staff retention rate and that fact that many of their Partners started at the firm as trainees. It's this philosophy stands them out as a first-choice employer and has also won them several awards over the years.

All fee earners are given full access to support staff, making sure you are always able to work efficiently. Each fee earner is individually assessed in terms of what support they need so it's not "one glove fits all".

There is an enjoyable social aspect to working at the practice. The firm pride themselves on giving back to the staff as they believe everyone should be rewarded for the hard work they put in, making staff feel valued and very much at the core of the business. You will find a family feel throughout the firm, despite their size, the Managing Partner knows everyone by first name and takes the time to spend time with staff at all levels.

The Role

The firm is seeking an experienced Family Solicitor to join their modern, and growing East Cheshire office.

The firm has a highly regarded, legal 500 ranked Family department. You will join a highly skilled team that is headed up by heavy hitting family Partners. They often deal with an affluent HNW individual, sometimes with International assets and interests.

You will take on a diverse and broad caseload of solely privately funded matters to include Divorce, financial remedies, civil partnership dissolution, prenuptial agreements as well as arrangements for children both nationally and internationally.

Due to the expansion of the team and increased workloads, the role comes with prospects for career progression and development.

Requirements

  • You will be a Family Solicitor with 5 years PQE
  • The ability to confidentially manage your own caseload of high calibre work and clients
  • Excellent communication skills
  • You will be a team player with excellent attention to detail.
  • Salary is negotiable depending on your level of experience, plus an excellent benefits package and a lucrative bonus structure

This is an excellent opportunity for a Family Solicitor, to join this dynamic, growing and forward-thinking practice based in East Cheshire.

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