This is a great opportunity to join a forward-thinking, innovative, and friendly team based in Reading. Reporting into the Family Partner, you will be responsible for managing your own client base as well as supporting on complex cases. The role is in an exciting and growing team, in an established, modern, full-service law firm. The firm is known for offering high quality legal work and providing a supportive working environment that invests in people and their development.
The role is for a solicitor with experience between 3-7 years PQE, however you must be business development focused and entrepreneurial with an ambition to help build and develop the Family Law team. A passion for family law and a desire to do things ‘the right way’ is a must.
As a firm we have adopted a hybrid working pattern, therefore the candidate will be expected to work in the office 2 days each week.
Experience/ Attributes required
In excess of 3+ years experience in family law
Should be working for a firm known for its family law work with high net worth clients.
Membership of Resolution
Excellent record of client service
Ability to supervise more junior members of the team
The ability to work independently, without close supervision, as well as part of a team.
The ability to consistently meet deadlines and to manage competing priorities
Proficiency within MS Office and Outlook
Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
Carry out BD activities to generate growth, with an entrepreneurial flair
Possess first-class communication and interpersonal skills
Experience of working with case management systems
Ambitious and with a passion for modernising the approach to family law
Mediation or collaboratively trained is not essential but advantageous
A transferable client base is not essential but advantageous
Although this opportunity will be based around an individual’s own specialist areas within family law, they will also be expected to have a broad knowledge across all areas of private Family Law matters including:
Divorce and separation
Pro-active family agreements including nuptial and cohabitation agreements
Starting at 25 days holiday depending on level of position
Life Assurance - 5 x final salary
Private medical cover for employee
Travel season ticket loan scheme available
Cycle to work scheme available
Bring your dog to work
1 additional day off for your birthday
1 x annual charity day off per annum
1 wellbeing hour off each week
1 x Partner
2 x Paralegal
1 x Senior Associate Solicitor
Boyes Turner’s Employment team is ranked in Tier 1 by Legal 500. Its partners are recognized as experts in their field. The Group is innovative and seeking to find ways of developing its offering and services to clients harnessing all modern technologies.
We offer excellent working conditions and a modern, forward thinking, friendly team.
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