Family Solicitor

  • Job Reference: BH-36578
  • Date Posted: 18 March 2024
  • Recruiter: Law Staff Limited
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Family
  • Personnel Type: Solicitor

Job Description

Are you a 3-year PQE+ Family Solicitor seeking a new challenge with a leading Private Practice Firm?

Our Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners ranked client is in search of a 3 year PQE+ Family Law Solicitor or Legal Executive to join their expanding Family department. The ideal candidate should be prepared to handle their own advocacy and be proactive in networking and engaging in business development activities. While having a client following is beneficial, it is not essential. Although being panel accredited or working towards accreditation would be highly advantageous. You will demonstrate an understanding of Legal Aid proceedings, as well as undertaking and generating Privately funded work.

The firm prioritises its Lawyers' concentration on fee earning and billing, with credit control managed by internal teams, and a dedicated inbound telephony team handling messages and calls. Additionally, support staff and dictation services are available to enhance operational efficiency.
 
You will be working from the Firms friendly Birmingham offices in an entirely paperless environment, with recent investment in modern IT.

The Firm:
With a rich history spanning two decades, the Firm is acknowledged in the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners rankings along with being recognised in the Times Best Law Firms for 2023 and 2024. With a dedicated team of over 200 staff with offices nationwide, the Firm is committed to servicing clients in both privately and publicly funded legal matters. Building partnerships based on trust, ensuring clients receive the support they need during challenging times with an ethos of continuous improvement.
 
Type of work:
  • Care Proceedings and PLO matters
  • Divorce and finances
  • Private Law Children
  • Domestic Abuse, Non Molestation / Occupation Orders
  • General family matters, unmarried couples, cohabitation disputes
 
In exchange the Firm provides a competitive salary and benefits package to include bereavement leave, enhanced maternity leave, health & wellbeing programme, life insurance, private medical insurance, sick pay and a positive and supportive work environment in a team takes pride in internal promotions.

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