Family Partner

  • Job Reference: BH-36754
  • Date Posted: 10 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Law Staff Limited
  • Location: Peterborough
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £80,000 to £90,000
  • Sector: Family
  • Personnel Type: Solicitor

Job Description

Position: Senior Family partner/Solicitor
Location: Peterborough or Stamford
Salary: £80,000 - £90,000 (see benefits below)

About our client:
Our client is a fast-growing family law firm committed to innovation, employee development, and work-life balance. Their firm values diversity, collaboration, and individual growth. They specialise in providing exceptional legal services to their clients while fostering a supportive and inclusive work environment.

Role Overview:
They are seeking a dynamic, experienced and motivated partner or "partner designate" to join their team as a partner of this location and area. The successful candidate will develop the department and be comfortable with networking, business development and building a team, driving performance, setting high standards, and empowering team members to achieve professional success.

Key Responsibilities:
Lead a high-performing family law team, providing supervision, support, and guidance to team members.
Develop and implement strategies to achieve team goals and targets, focusing on client objectives and resolving all concerns.
Tailor and choreograph cases with the team to meet client objectives, addressing complex legal issues with strategic planning and negotiation techniques.
Foster a positive work environment, encouraging collaboration, creativity, and innovation among team members.
Maintain a friendly and welcoming demeanor, both internally with team members and externally with clients.
Utilise strong communication skills to connect and communicate effectively at all levels within the firm and with clients.
Demonstrate professional responsibility and accountability, upholding the firm's reputation for delivering a first-class service.
Uphold strong IT skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and the ability to work in a paperless environment.
Prioritise tasks effectively, demonstrating resilience and commitment under pressure.
Conduct performance/coaching conversations to support and add value to team members.
Uphold the firm's reputation for excellence, maintaining empathy, understanding, and efficiency in all tasks.

Requirements:
5+ years plus PQE in family law
Networking
Business develpoment
Either a partner at their existing firm or someone who is looking for a partner role and has the attributes to take on this mantle
Extensive private family law experience.
Commercial awareness and understanding of the legal market.
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
Strong attention to detail and accuracy in addressing client concerns.
Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
Resilience, commitment, and a strong work ethic.

Applications will be accepted:
If you are a seasoned Family Solicitor Junior Partner and looking to work out of either Peterborough or Stamford, to build a new department in the Rutland area
with a passion for leadership and seeking an exciting new opportunity, we invite you to apply for this position.

Must be able to network and deliver business development

Salary £80,000 to £100,000

Flexible working 2/3 days office or remote working after probation.

Free parking and loads of additional bens which include:
30 days annual leave + all UK Bank Holiday and your birthday off (or closest working day to your birthday).
Big life event vouchers, including welcoming children to the family and getting married.
On spot reward vouchers – internal recognition.
A wide range of health and well-being offerings.
Free private healthcare for you and your family – via Bupa.
Free healthcare cash back plans for you and your family – see attached – Level 1 is free for all staff.
Enhanced pension – 5% matched contribution.
Ability to buy additional holiday – up to 5 days per year.
Cycle to work – via salary sacrifice.
Life Insurance – 4 x your annual salary.
Enhance maternity pay.
Bereavement Support.
Employee Assistant Programme.
Paid Volunteer days.
Quarterly social events.
All employee Wellbeing days.
Electric Vehicle scheme – via Octopus Energy via a salary sacrifice.
Tech scheme – you can buy tech products via a salary sacrifice.
Free Independent Financial Advice.
Discounted Legal Fees for services provided by any Buckles Legal team.
Free Will options.

For further details of this vacancy, please contact Marcus Stevens on 01954208064 quoting reference 36395

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