Penny Trotman a member of eNL’s specialist Midlands and South West Private Practice team, is currently recruiting for a Senior Family Laywer in Birmingham. A unique opportunity to join a well thought of practice in the Midlands handling an excellent caseload of high net worth Family work.
JOB TITLE: Family Partner
PQE REQUIRED: 10+ PQE
SALARY: £100,000 - £150,000
This leading law firm continues to grow from strength to strength and is one of the leaders in the regional market. Ambitious with a clear growth plan in place this firm is the place to be working. The firm provides a full range of business and commercial services and also have an incredibly well respected family team. The family team are receiving an increased number of new instructions and are now looking for an experienced Family Solicitor with experience in dealing with high net worth related family matters. As the appointed Family Solicitor / Associate you will be responsible for all advising on all aspects of family law including nuptial agreements, domestic abuse, divorce, children matters and also matters related to unmarried couples. The department are looking for ambitious individuals who really want to work as a part of a team but also be instrumental in driving the strategy of the family department forward. You will be innovative and forward thinking and as well as running your own caseload will be keen to contribute to the daily running of the department and commit to developing the strategy of the department as well.
The successful Family Associate or Partner will be bright and ambitious and determined to succeed as there is genuine prospects for career development within this role. You will have gained training at a leading national or regional practice and will be technically competent in all areas of family law including advising on high net worth clients on financial applications arising out of divorce, cohabitation agreements, domestic violence and separation. Your client facing skills will be second to none as the role involve a significant amount of client contact with a number of high net worth individuals. You must as the newly appointed Family Solicitor possess the desire to network, business develop and marker and be passionate about this area of law. For candidates who wish to be considered for partnership you must be able to present at interview a clear network of contacts and work referrers who will be only too happy to instruct you on future matters. Yu must also be able to demonstrate a strong relationship with your clients and have a good reputation in the local market.
This leading law firm really are leading the field in a blaze of glory, winning excellent recommendations in Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners and recruiting new and exciting faces into the team. Lead by a likeminded group of partners the management team have a clear well defined strategy which focuses on growth across the region and to continue to deliver an excellent customer focused service to their clients. For the right Family Solicitor this is an opportunity to truly develop your career and be financially rewarded for your achievements. I have worked with this form for a number of years and have watched the firm grow steadily. The partnership are innovative and collegiate and have a genuine desire as team to continue the growth and the progression of the firm. This is an exciting place to work and one which genuinely embraces a work life balance alongside looking at your individual career aspirations and how they can be accommodated into the team and the wider firm.
This firm offer highly competitive basic salaries and a bonus scheme linked to individual, team and firm performance. The firm offer an enhanced benefits package including car parking.
Penny’s aim is to give candidates and clients the best level of service professionally possible, taking into account not only their professional legal ambitions but also any personal circumstances. Penny’s role is to help people make the best career decisions helping them to personally progress and take the next step in the career ladder. With over 18 years legal recruitment experience and a strong network of connections Penny is well placed to assist you in your next move.