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Senior Associate / Head of Department - Family Solicitor

£50000 - £70000 per annum

Managing this Role


Andrew Chapman

Recruitment Consultant - Essex and East Anglia
0203 865 2113

New Opportunity | Family Solicitor | Senior Associate / Head of Department | Ipswich, Suffolk

The Firm:

This progressive and highly successful regional firm are looking for an experienced and ambitious Family Solicitor to lead a small team of fee-earners in Ipswich, Suffolk.

The practice has a reputation for being approachable and reliable and as a result, they boast a fantastic staff retention rate. Many fee-earners trained at this practice making it an aspirational environment to progress your legal career.

This firm dedicates one legal secretary/paralegal to each fee-earner, creating a cohesive working environment and allowing their fee-earners to focus on billing.

Together, the Partners have devised an impressive business plan to continue to grow over the coming years, further bolstering its offering with key strategic hires across every department. This gives ambitious and driven individuals an unrivalled opportunity, knowing that long-term investment of their time will lead to a healthy and prosperous career.

The Role:

The role will see you managing a varied caseload of private family matters, including but not limited to; divorce, dissolution of civil partnerships, pre and post-nuptial agreements, cohabitation agreements, separation agreements, financial settlements and children.

The firm are renowned for their efficient and effective collaborative working environment across their departments and offices and offers all fee-earners access to administrative support from day one.

This role offers real career prospects. The firm can provide a safe and secure platform for you to progress and excel alongside their close-knit and collegiate roster of like-minded individuals.


  • You will be a Family Solicitor with 5 PQE
  • You will have prior experience in delegating work and supervising junior fee-earners and support staff
  • You will be able to demonstrate proven business development ability
  • You will be an ambitious and driven person with long-term aspirations to grow the department

Salary & Benefits

  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience
  • Attractive benefits package
  • Regular company social events such as wine-tasting and shows

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and ambitious Family Solicitor to join a successful and growing practice in Ipswich, Suffolk.

Apply now for the role of Family Solicitor for immediate consideration.