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Family Solicitor

£40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum Excellent benefits

Managing this Role


Thomas Amer

Headhunter - South East, South West M4 corridor
0203 865 2113

This heavy-hitting firm in East Sussex operates a highly innovative, forward-thinking practice breaking the mould away from corporate cultures that are so often associated with firms of this size.

Now looking for a Family Solicitor 3 years PQE to spearhead the growth of their new department, this is a great opportunity for a commercially minded, aspirational individual who is looking to come in and leave their mark.

The Firm & Role

  • This firm is a well-respected key player in the South Coast market who boasts 3 office across mid-Sussex and the South Coast
  • They have a rich heritage and stellar reputation which grants their fee earners access to high quality, city-style work in which they are known to regularly deal with FTSE 250 companies, household names and HNW individuals
  • This firm pride itself on their extremely unique approach whereby they have broken free from the often-aloof cultures associated with firms of this size and success
  • They operate a fixed fee pricing structure rather than an hourly rate and have since been named in the Financial Times' Top 50 Ground-breaking & Innovative Lawyers in the UK
  • These cultures allow this firm to boast one of the very best retention rates across all practices throughout the region making this firm really stand out from its competitors
  • This is an opportunity for a commercially minded individual to come in and help grow and lead the firm family department with the help of the firm's business development and marketing support
  • You will be provided with both state-of-the-art infrastructure and marketing support to help grow the department.
  • This team offer a comprehensive service across all matters of family law including divorce, separation and civil partnership dissolution, pre-and post-nuptial agreements and children matters.

You will likely join on a part-time basis with a view of going full-time in line with caseload growth, and this will include options of flexible/home working scenarios but are happy to discuss this further.

The ideal candidate

  • You will be a Family Lawyer of 3 Years PQE
  • You will be commercially minded with an enthusiasm to grow the department.
  • You will be an excellent communicator and will be able to freely express your ideas.


  • A unique opportunity to help grow and spearhead an exciting, ambitious family department
  • A high quality, city level of work with a relaxed regional lifestyle
  • Excellent Salary levels plus benefits

This is a unique opportunity for a Family Solicitor to help spearhead an exciting department at a truly innovative and forward thinking firm in East Sussex.