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Senior Family Solicitor

BBBH22442
£45000 - £65000 per annum Excellent benefits
Manchester North West Manchester

Managing this Role

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Are you a Senior Solicitor seeking a pathway for career progression? Perhaps you are looking for a route to Partnership? You might feel you have hit a glass ceiling, or the goal posts keep moving. This practice can offer a springboard for career progression.

This practice has been established coming up to one year. They have an exciting start-up buzz throughout the company. What they have achieved in this time is impressive; they have a thriving practice that is busy and receiving an abundance of new instructions from referrals weekly basis. They are currently receiving more work than they can service, so are looking to make several keys, strategic hires.

The practice currently has three offices, Manchester, London, and Yorkshire.

The firm is still relatively small but has ambitious and well-thought outgrowth plans. The leadership team have a fresh and exciting outlook regarding the direction in which they want to take the firm. I have personally known the Managing Partner for many years and find him to be a breath of fresh air when it comes to his ethos, energy, and outlook. His backstory in terms of starting the practice is interesting. They have a strong leadership team that have a completely open-door policy, where all staff have a voice regarding how the practice is run.

The firm believe in nurturing and developing legal talent and offering a springboard for career progression. With them being a boutique practice in the early stages of the company's history, now is a time where you can join and make real impact and progress. The firm is keen to find Partners of the future and ambitious candidates who want to climb the career ladder.

The firm has a lovely culture where there is a real family-feel throughout. There is a nice social element to working at the company where there is a sense of fun. You will find a relaxed working environment, where things like agile working and work from home are commonplace. It is an adult culture where people can self-manage in terms of working hours etc.

The firm is particularly keen to build on the LGBTQ community presence that they currently have. This is a niche area of growth that the firm are highly passionate in wanting to expand into.

You will find that there is real opportunity to earn well. There is a lucrative bonus structure that allows you to significantly increase your earnings.

The role

The firm are seeking to hire a Senior Family Solicitor into their growing Manchester City centre office.

You will be the firms first family solicitor. They have had an abundance of enquiries in recent weeks for very interesting and high-quality work. This role comes with excellent prospects for progression, including head of department and even partnership for the right candidate. You will deal with a solely privately funded caseload.

This will include ancillary relief, divorce, LGBTQ matters, pre-nuptial agreements and some private children matters.

You will work closely with the Managing Partner to establish and drive the department forwards. They have several interesting leads to follow to grow work streams. You will have the autonomy to shape the department.

Requirements

  • You will be a Family Solicitor with upwards of three years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding PQE and applications are invited from even the most experienced of candidates)
  • This role comes with excellent prospects for progression, including Partnership for the right candidate
  • You will be able to work on matters with minimal supervision
  • You should enjoy business development and marketing
  • First-class communication skills are essential

This is an exceptional opportunity for a Senior Family Solicitor to join this growing firm based in Manchester City Centre.

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