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Family Head of Department

£60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum Excellent Benefits
Derbyshire Derby

Managing this Role


Callum Carter

Recruitment Consultant - Midlands
0203 865 2113

This Top 200, Midlands based firm has numerous accreditations for the outstanding quality of their services and has seen steady growth in recent years. Now seeking to hire an experienced Family Solicitor, to head the department based in Derby, this practice has a balance of quality and friendliness unlike any other.

The Firm

This multi-award winning firm has been recognised as a 'leading firm' by both Chambers and the Legal 500 and has an excellent reputation for their client care and quality of work. They have a broad client base of, both national and international, business and individuals and have an impressive number of household names on their books.

The firm's culture is especially noteworthy for offering such a positive employee experience, reflected by their extraordinary retention rates and dedication to flexible working. This practice prides itself on its inclusivity and collegiate atmosphere, with an industry leading Learning & Development function to ensure professional growth and success.

The Role

This leading firm with national and international HNW clients is seeking a Family Solicitor with 5 years PQE to join their team in Derby as Head of Department.

Considered to be one of the best Family law teams in the UK, the team has continually acted as the benchmark for performing within family law, both in terms of legal success and aiding clients during some of the most challenging experiences of their lives.

You will have an influential role within the team and the wider firm and work closely with Partners and Associates on complex legal matters, mentoring more junior colleagues and implementing the strategic developments of the department.


  • You will be a Family Solicitor with a minimum of 5 years PQE
  • You will have extensive experience in a broad range of family and matrimonial matters
  • You will have a keen eye for business development and leadership
  • You will have excellent team and communication skills

Salary & Benefits:

  • The opportunity to lead one of the most wellrespected Family teams in the country
  • Competitive salary depending on level of experience
  • Extensive benefits package
  • Flexibility with regards to remote working

This is a truly outstanding opportunity to join a leading Family team based in Derby as Head of Department.

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