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Family Associate

My client, a top tier Legal 500 practice with several offices throughout the South is now looking for an Associate Solicitor to join their highly successful and award winning Family Team in their brand new offices in Essex. This is a real exciting time for the firm and is only going to strengthen their position within the legal market.

My client are a top tier firm of solicitors for Family Law in the UK's leading independent legal directories, The Legal 500 and Chambers UK Guide. Within the Legal 500 2020 rankings, the firm has been recognised as "arguably the best non London law firm specialising in family law." Several of their lawyers have been recognised as Key Lawyers or Leading Individuals.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Caseload will include mid to high net worth family matters including; Divorce, Finance, Children, Pre & Post-nuptial Agreements, Civil Partnerships, Cohabitation Agreements & Surrogacy
  • Processing clients' cases on a timely and cost effective basis
  • Maintaining the highest professional standards in accordance with the firm's objectives and comply with the firm's quality standards
  • Keeping clients fully informed of the range of services that the firm offers
  • Depending on your level of PQE, you could be supervising junior staff, particularly trainees, from time to time
  • Networking activities

The successful candidate will:

  • Have at least a 2.1 degree
  • Be enthusiastic and hard working
  • Have good written and verbal communication skills
  • Have experience of working in a specialist family team
  • Be a team player

The successful Family Associate will be paid a competitive salary and generous benefits package including a bonus scheme. If you are interested in taking your career to the next level and would be keen to join a fun, very supportive and highly reputable team, then this may be for you. Flexibility with hours can be considered.

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