Family Solicitor & Head of Department

Job Description

Family Solicitor and Head of Department

Very competitive salary dependent on experience

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an ambitious Senior Family Solicitor to join a highly reputable and Legal 500 practice with a great presence in the south. They are a full-service firm with other offices in Surrey and…





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Family Solicitor and Head of Department

Very competitive salary dependent on experience

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an ambitious Senior Family Solicitor to join a highly reputable and Legal 500 practice with a great presence in the south. They are a full-service firm with other offices in Surrey and London.

They are seeking a Solicitor with an exceptional understanding of the market to join their Wokingham office to lead the family department. The ideal candidate will demonstrate technical expertise in dealing with a full range of Family work gained at a reputable law firm.

You will be bringing on new cases on a variety of matters to include divorce and separation, private children matters and financial agreements / disputes. The caseload will be predominantly privately funded.

Duties will include:

  • Managing and building your own caseload
  • Advising on a variety of mid to high net worth, privately funded family matters to include Divorce / Separation, Financial Disputes, Civil Partnership Dissolution, Child Care Law and Pre-Nuptials
  • Travelling to client meetings
  • Be actively involved in marketing and business development activities to help grow the department


The successful candidate will:

  • Offer sound legal advice to a diverse client base
  • Maintain your continuing professional development requirements
  • Ideally have mediation experience and be a member of resolution
  • Be self-motivated with a drive to develop the department by going out and networking
  • Work in a collaborative manner within the team and wider firm
  • Have a positive approach and strong work ethic
  • Have successful marketing and development skills
  • A car and driving license are essential


A very competitive salary and great benefits package is on offer for the right candidate.

Job Description

Family Solicitor and Head of Department

Very competitive salary dependent on experience

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an ambitious Senior Family Solicitor to join a highly reputable and Legal 500 practice with a great presence in the south. They are a full-service firm with other offices in Surrey and London.

They are seeking a Solicitor with an exceptional understanding of the market to join their Wokingham office to lead the family department. The ideal candidate will demonstrate technical expertise in dealing with a full range of Family work gained at a reputable law firm.

You will be bringing on new cases on a variety of matters to include divorce and separation, private children matters and financial agreements / disputes. The caseload will be predominantly privately funded.

Duties will include:

  • Managing and building your own caseload
  • Advising on a variety of mid to high net worth, privately funded family matters to include Divorce / Separation, Financial Disputes, Civil Partnership Dissolution, Child Care Law and Pre-Nuptials
  • Travelling to client meetings
  • Be actively involved in marketing and business development activities to help grow the department


The successful candidate will:

  • Offer sound legal advice to a diverse client base
  • Maintain your continuing professional development requirements
  • Ideally have mediation experience and be a member of resolution
  • Be self-motivated with a drive to develop the department by going out and networking
  • Work in a collaborative manner within the team and wider firm
  • Have a positive approach and strong work ethic
  • Have successful marketing and development skills
  • A car and driving license are essential


A very competitive salary and great benefits package is on offer for the right candidate.

Job Summary

Location: Wokingham
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Solicitor / Legal Executive
Date: 15th March 2019

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Job Summary

Location: Wokingham
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Solicitor / Legal Executive
15th March 2019

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