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Head of Family

£60000 - £80000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package
Somerset Bridgwater

Managing this Role


Carl Pace

Recruitment Consultant - South West
0203 865 2113

As a Senior Family Lawyer, are you looking to step up to Partnership and to head a department?

Join a leading Legal 500 firm, with numerous modern offices in Somerset and be positioned for continued success as a leader in a team that sets the mould for quality, culture and reputation regionally.

The Firm

Proud to be a leader within the Somerset market and stood firmly as a Legal 500 ranked regional heavyweight, the firm blends a local touch and a holistic approach with razor-sharp legal acumen.

Serving the region for over 100 successful years, offering full-spectrum legal services to individuals and businesses, ensuring their needs are protected whilst keeping abreast of headwinds on the matters affecting their clients the most.

Colleagues thrive in a forward-thinking, dynamic environment that encourages entrepreneurialism, continued development and emphasises life-balance as a priority.

Progressive, modern and built on the success shared with colleagues, many have joined in support roles and are now the go-to in their respective specialities in the region.

Their nature growth and expansion are set to continue, as they set the bar on what can achieve in terms of service whilst offering a friendly, collaborative working space, whilst offering a market-leading salary and a healthy benefits package. The firm takes a positive stance on flexibility and home-woking.

The Role

5 PQE Family Lawyer/Partner to join Legal 500 ranked firm Somerset as Head of Department

Bringing expert knowledge, leadership skills and the drive to build upon the already high levels of success within the Family team, and Senior Solicitor/Partner within Family law has the opportunity to lead a thriving department.

With experience in private and public matters in all areas of Family Law, your aura in the team will serve to inspire colleagues, with your expertise guiding those more junior and facing unique challenges.

With influence over three offices, you will mentor colleagues, act for clients on complex matters and engage in networking activities to further your own and the firm's remit. You can choose to be based in either Taunton, Bridgewater or any of the offices in Somerset.

As a member of the leadership team, you will determine the future direction of both the team and the more comprehensive firm. You will have a results-driven focus whilst being personable when engaging with clients and colleagues.

The role will be rewarding, leaving your mark on the team's long-term success whilst becoming the go-to in the region for quality.

The Requirements

  • 5 years experience in Family law, both private and public
  • Ideally Resolution membership and/or on Panel
  • Friendly approach when engaging with clients and colleagues
  • Committed to expanding your network and presence in the region

For those at or looking to achieve Partnership and head up a Family team, this role serves are the perfect opportunity, as you continue to go from strength to strength with the firm's full and ongoing support