Head of Department - Family Solicitor
We are seeking a Senior Family Solicitor to be based in Chesterfield to head up and develop the Company’s Family Department.
The role will include supervising a capable team spread across the company’s 5 offices providing an exceptional quality service and specialist guidance and advice to clients in all aspects of family law. The successful candidate will be required to work closely with the Head of Care; be enthusiastic with excellent interpersonal skills; be naturally adept at problem solving and business development whilst remaining calm under pressure.
Duties will include advising and representing on privately funded family matters: Divorce & Finances, separation, Injunctions, Civil Partnerships, Cohabitation disputes, Pre and Post Nuptial Agreements, Children Act work; The role will involve responsibility for overseeing the departments’ Legal Aid contract as part of a wider team.
This is a superb opportunity to head up and work for a well-respected Legal 500 recommended Family team.
Salary is negotiable, according to experience.
Full or Part Time Hours - Permanent Contract.
Commencement date is immediate (dependent upon Notice period).
Hours of business are: Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 5.00 pm
Own transport/valid UK driver licence holder is essential to this post.
We are an equal opportunities employer
Please apply in writing with CVs, supporting statement and current salary outlining your suitability and/or experience to: -
Banner Jones Ltd
Or alternatively by email to: -
Closing Date - 28th February 2018
Please note that closing dates on vacancies are provided as a guideline. Banner Jones Ltd reserves the right to close a vacancy earlier than the stated closing date.