Head of Department - Family Law

  • Job Reference: BH-36740
  • Date Posted: 26 June 2024
  • Recruiter: Law Staff Limited
  • Location: North London
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Family
  • Personnel Type: Solicitor

Job Description

Are you a 3-year PQE+ Family Law Solicitor looking for a new opportunity with a leading Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners recognised firm?

Our client is seeking an experienced Solicitor or Legal Executive to lead their dynamic and welcoming Family Law department in North London.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established and growing firm, celebrated for delivering high-quality service. The Firm are looking for someone who can conduct their advocacy and has demonstrated business development and networking abilities.

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.
What will be expected from you?
  • Be children panel accredited or working towards it.
  • Be family panel accredited or Family law advanced.
  • Have Resolution Accreditation
  • Be an LAA Qualified Supervisor
  • Have experience managing and training office staff, paralegals and / or trainees.
  • Have advocacy experience.
  • Have experience in networking and business development.
Type of work:
Managing a comprehensive caseload of public and privately funded matters to include, but not limited to:
  • Child protection public law
  • Private law
  • International family law
  • Divorce & matrimonial & unmarried couples
  • Adoption & Surrogacy
  • Domestic Violence
In exchange the Firm provides a competitive salary and benefits package to include ongoing training and support to develop your career, health care, laptop, hybrid working arrangements, annual appraisals and salary reviews, additional perks and incentives!
Vacancy Reference Number: 36740

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