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Date Added: Thu 19/11/2020

Senior Family Lawyer

Manchester City Centre, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £45000 - £60000 / annually

Keywords: Solicitor, Family Law, CILEX, Senior, Private Practice

Job Title: Senior Family Solicitor / CILEX

Job reference: SDA/2875600SFS

Job description: A law firm in Manchester city centre is looking for a highly motivated Senior Family Law Solicitor/CILEX to join their growing family department.

This is a home based role with some travel to one of our regional offices to be discussed in the interview process.

The successful candidate will be:

  • Managing and developing a team of family law solicitors, undertaking all line-management duties for these colleagues
  • Taking ownership of a mixed caseload of family matters, undertaking active negotiation and mediation to get the best results for your clients
  • Reviewing and managing the team's workload and delegating duties evenly across the team
  • Actively looking for opportunities to improve ways of working and increase revenue
  • Reporting directly into the Head of Family Law, providing insights and findings
  • Advising the team on complex legal queries, acting as the subject matter specialist in family law

This role is suited to:

  • A qualified as a solicitor / CILEX qualified, with significant post-qualification experience 
  • A solid background in family law, with excellent legal technical knowledge
  • Previous experience in advocacy would be beneficial in this role
  • People management experience, with a passion for supporting and developing a team
  • Outstanding communication skills, with the ability to engage with a range of clients and partners, including executive colleagues within CLS

Salary:  £45,000 - £60,000K plus benefits DOE

Hours per Week: 37.5

Company Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Potential for partial home working
  • Operates flexible working hours
  • Coaching, training and support to help you develop
  • Pension with up to 10% employer contributions
  • Annual incentive scheme
  • 28 days holiday (rising to 32 in line with service)

To discuss this role in more detail please contact Sophie Anderson #removed# or by calling on 0161 830 1830.

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.

Keywords: Solicitor, Family Law, CILEX, Private Practice

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