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Senior Family Lawyer

£50000 - £65000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package
Somerset Yeovil

Managing this Role


Carl Pace

Recruitment Consultant - South West
0203 865 2113

Join one of the South-West fastest growing Legal 500 teams, offering guidannce in Family Law known for combining a holistic, people-orientated approach with razor-sharp, result-drive acumen.

You will receive continued investment, working within leadership in an influential role as you continually develop to more senior levels of the business

The Firm

With a booming presence that's seen growth year-on-year, the firm's established reputation is built on provided clear-headed and invaluable guidance to individuals seeking support with Family matters, both private and funded.

Across the expanding list of regional offices, the Legal 500 firm has been awarded one of the "Best Boutique firms in the UK". Blending a winning-service with empathy, respect and understanding, the firm is lead by regional lynchpins, who share the firm's ongoing success with all, offering a real sense of development, progression and empowerment.

Colleagues are encouraged to build their networks, taking advantage of their reputations to call their work their own. Via dedicated colleague support, a flat structure and continued investment, the firm considers the old way to be dead as they set themselves apart.

5 PQE Senior Family Lawyer to join Legal 500 ranked team in Yeovil

Working as part of a cohesive unit, your role in the team will be to work independently on matters fitting your nous and expertise, whilst supporting more junior colleagues in projects as you offer mentoring and expertise

You will utilise your skills and experiences with the ownership of a buoyant caseload, whilst engaging with clients with a high degree of empathy.

Clients trust the team on Financial, Children and all Family matters both public and private

Creative and open-minded in your approach to resolving disputes, you will explore constructive and non-confrontational avenues, such as mediation, whilst also appreciating the need to take immediate and concise action.

You will work on complex matters with the broader team's support, evolving into specialisms that fall in line with your talents and in an environment that emphasises empowering colleagues.

You will regularly engage with leadership internally whilst maintaining trusted relations with current and future clients.
Owing to the firm's culture and commitment to you, you shall expect to the promoted swiftly and in line with your output and drive.

The Requirements

  • 5 years Fee Earning experience within Family law
  • Empathy and compassion when engaging with clients
  • Engaging in Business Development and networking activities
  • Hunger to move up the career ladder and expand legal acumen

As a Senior Family Lawyer, the role will allow you to work on your preferred areas of law independently, continuing to develop your network and reputation within the South-West whilst being platforms for ongoing progression.