Landscape Logo Landscape Logo

Head of Department - Family Law

£70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum Excellent Benefits
Surrey Farnham

Managing this Role


Gosia Zarnecka

Senior Recruitment Consultant - Surrey, Hampshire and Dorset
0203 865 2113

Are you a skilled Family Solicitor currently hitting the glass ceiling in your current role and looking for an opportunity to Head up a department with a rapidly expanding practice in Farnham, Surrey?

This dynamic firm is actively growing and as a result, they are seeking a talented Family Solicitor 7 years of PQE to Head up their thriving Family Department.


This practice punches well above its weight when it comes to the quality of work. They are considered one of the most entrepreneurial legal practices in the South East, and they have achieved comprehensive success across various legal sectors.

Their impressive employee retention rates, sense of fun, interdepartmental teamwork, and close client relationships reflect their dedication to providing exceptional service. The firm is known for creating a friendly work-life balance and this rare blend makes this practice a truly happy ship to work for.

With a commercially minded culture that has not compromised their family-friendly values, this firm offers a truly happy working environment. Their focus on quality of work and culture has paved the way for further future success.


A unique opportunity for a Family Solicitor 7 years PQE to join this expanding practice in Farnham, Surrey.

You will handle all forms of Family law matters including; Divorce, Financial, Domestic Violence, Cohabitation, Prenuptial agreements, and much more.

In this role, you will be responsible for supervising a dynamic team of 5, including two solicitors, and trainee solicitor and two support staff.

You will be working closely with the Partners of the department with the opportunity to combine home and office working.


  • Qualified Solicitor 7 years PQE
  • Previous experience handling Family matters
  • Strong experience in autonomously managing files, coupled with a collaborative approach to teamwork
  • Previous supervision/ management experience is essential
  • Dynamic, detail-oriented, and ambitious for career progression

What's on Offer:

  • Above-market-rate salary dependent on experience
  • Flexible, hybrid working on offer
  • Opportunity to contribute to the growth and success of a department with exceptional potential

This is a unique and rare opportunity for an experienced Family Solicitor 7 years PQE to join a growing practice as a Head of Department in Farnham, Surrey.

To be considered for this opportunity, apply now or contact us for a confidential conversation!