Senior Family Solicitor

  • Job Reference: BH-36633
  • Date Posted: 17 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Law Staff
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £75,000
  • Sector: Family
  • Personnel Type: Solicitor

Job Description

Position: Senior Family Solicitor - Team Leader
Location: London  

About Us:
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 family law, providing exceptional legal services to our clients while fostering a supportive and inclusive work environment.

Role Overview:
They are seeking a dynamic and experienced Senior Family Solicitor or Legal Executive to join their team as an Associate Director Team Lead. The successful candidate will lead a busy family law 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.
- Utilize 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.
- Prioritize 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.

- 10 years plus PQE in family law.
- Experience in managing a high-performing team.
- 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.

If you are a seasoned Family Solicitor or Legal Executive with a passion for leadership and seeking an exciting new opportunity, we invite you to apply for this position.

Vacancy Reference Number: 36633


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