Family Lawyer Leeds, West Yorkshire

Sector: Legal

Type: Full Time|Permanent

Family Lawyer

Full Time, Legal Vacancy In West Yorkshire

 

A highly respected law practice in North Leeds (Roundhay) is currently recruiting for talented Family Lawyers to join the team. They are looking for Solicitors or Chartered Legal Executives with a minimum of 5 and a minimum of 10 years post-qualification experience. The salary will be competitive dependent on level of experience.

You would play a key role as part of a Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners ranked family team of 3 solicitors (2 of which are partners), chartered legal executive, senior legal assistant, and team administrator, managing a caseload of family matters as well as assisting with the continued expansion of the team. There will be opportunities to work with the team on complex family matters, expanding and developing your knowledge and expertise.

Permanent full-time role however flexibility on hours can be facilitated. Hybrid working can be offered however regular attendance at the company's Leeds office will be required. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an award-winning practice with a first-class reputation for providing quality legal solutions across family law, conveyancing, wills, trust and probate, employment law and other legal services.

The Role
You would be tasked with running your own caseload of family matters including pre and post nuptial agreements, cohabitation agreements, divorce and financial settlements for both married and unmarried couples and children act matters, as well as injunctive relief when required. You'd be expected to provide high levels of client care and quality service to build the brand and profile of the department and firm.

Key responsibilities to include…
– Work closely with the family team, support staff, finance dept, plus clients and other third parties as required
– Adhere to the Anti-Money Laundering regulations, in particular verifying client and other third parties' identification in line with the raising any potential money laundering concerns to the Compliance officer
– Business development activities, working with the marketing dept in line with firm's business development strategy
– Work with clients in person, and remotely and attend Court venues when required

The Candidate
A minimum of 5 years PQE required but also more experienced candidates welcomed. Looking for someone with a thorough knowledge of Family law including pre and post nuptial agreements, cohabitation agreements, divorce and financial settlements for both married and unmarried couples and children act matters, as well as injunctive relief relevant to financial cases. You must be able to demonstrate experience representing clients in Court in interim hearings up to the stage of final hearings.

You will be an excellent team player, able to get on with others and work collegiately within the team and with the wider firm. The ability to work autonomously and effectively manage conflicting priorities will be essential, as will strong communication skills, high attention to detail and accuracy with figures, along with the ability to make timely and well-considered decisions.

The Company
An established and highly regarded law practice with a reputation as one of the finest solicitor firms in Leeds. You would be joining a forward-looking organisation with a reputation for quality legal services, where you'd have the opportunity to thrive within a supportive and inclusive working environment with exceptional training opportunities.

Interested? If you think you're right for this Family Lawyer role, then click the 'Apply Now' button, send us your CV and we'll consider you for the first round of interviews. Coburg Banks Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy

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