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Senior Family Solicitor Vacancy at F Barnes Solicitors

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Job description

A new opportunity is open for someone 5 years PQE in Family Law and Civil Litigation to join our MD & Head of Family, Tiina Juhanson to act for HNW individuals.

  • Do you want to benefit from a very generous individual ‘Profit Related Pay Bonus Scheme?
  • Are you looking to fast track your career progression?
  • Do you need a better work life balance with support from your peers?
  • Are you looking to lead and supervise a department with support as you grow?

We are here to discuss this opportunity for the right minded individual. F Barnes staff work as a team and individuals are not restrained by typical corporate layers of management. The directors are driven by making you a successful lawyer, achieving the best you can do whilst happy in your workplace. For us, our clients and our F Barnes family come first.

The Candidate

We require someone with a minimum of 5 years PQE in Family Law along with experience in Civil Litigation to join our busy and impressive Family and Litigation teams. You will handle a medium caseload (20 - 25 cases) of family matters for a range of clients, including high-net-worth individuals whilst moving towards a supervisory role in both family and litigation.

The successful candidate will have experience in handling a varied workload across all areas of private Family Law with some general litigation experience.

These include:

  • Divorce and separation
  • Children matters
  • Separation/Cohabitation agreements
  • Finances
  • Domestic violence injunctions
  • Pre/Post Nuptial agreements
  • General Civil Litigation

Who are we looking for

  • Good communication skills
  • Track of record of achieving career, financial (including fee targets) and business development goals;
  • Track record of training paralegals, trainee and junior solicitors
  • Track record of assistance with management of a practice is preferred
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • A clear decision maker
  • Enthusiasm to engage in networking and practice development activities;
  • Client focused and practical;
  • Demonstrable ability and keen to build and maintain client and referral relationships;
  • Excellent administration and organisational skills;
  • Professional but friendly and approachable personality.

The Role

  • 4-5 days per week
  • Full junior staff/paralegal/secretarial support offered
  • Flexible working
  • Very generous profit related bonus
  • Pension contributions
  • Parking
  • Reasonable billing targets
  • Fast track progression to senior associate and beyond

CVs to Joanne Druce. The salary offered is excellent market rate with profit related pay.

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