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Family Solicitor

Family Solicitor

  • Location

    Bristol

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000 - £60000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Rebecca Bond

  • Email:

    Rbond@yolkrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    02921 673719

  • Job ref:

    BH-27153-1

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-01-21

  • Start date:

    2021-12-22

  • Liquid error: internal
Family Lawyer

A rapidly expanding modern Law firm, are looking for an ambitious Family Lawyer to join their growing team, and work closely with the Head of the Department to develop the Bristol office. This is a permanent full-time position based out of Bristol, with the flexibility to work remotely.
This position is available due to the firm’s success year on year since inception, and the immense growth the firm have seen in recent years! Notably, due to the nature of the firm, work life balance and client care is of the utmost importance.

This is what you’ll be doing
  • Work closely with the Head of the Department to develop the Family offering in the firms Bristol office
  • Deal with a varied caseload of Family law matters, including divorce, financial matters, private and public children matters and cohabitation disputes
  • Draft, negotiate and review court documents
  • Liaise with third parties and professionals including doctors and police officers
  • Recruit, mentor and guide junior members of staff, to develop their careers as well as your own
  • Providing excellent service to your clients, to ensure an excellent reputation is maintained
The experience you’ll bring to the team
  • Qualified Solicitor/Chartered Legal Executive, with a minimum of 2 years PQE
  • Experience in running a broad Family caseload as a Family Lawyer, including finance and child matters
  • Ambition to grow the department in terms of business development, and building a team around you in Bristol
  • Ideally you will have some management/supervisory experience already, however the desire to manage will be considered also
  • Ideally you will have business development experience, however the desire to have greater involvement in this aspect with be considered also
  • Proactive with a forward thinking, transactional mind set
  • Ability to build excellent and lasting relationships with clients
And this is what you’ll get in return
  • Salary from £45,000 (negotiable dependent on previous experience as a Family Lawyer)
  • Remote working
  • Opportunity to develop your career
  • A fantastic work life balance
  • A supportive team and innovative working environment
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
Are you up to the challenge?
If you think you would a great applicant for this Family Lawyer position, or have any further questions, please contact Rebecca Bond at Yolk Recruitment on 02921 673 719.
Please apply with a CV and a cover letter outlining why you’re perfect for the role. We also have a referral scheme, so if you know of someone who would be great for the role please get in touch.
Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying – then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.