• Permanent
  • Sheffield
  • 80000

Job Title: Head of Family Law
Location: Sheffield, UK
Salary: £80,000 – £120,000 basic plus bonus

About The Firm:
This is a well-established and highly reputable law firm with a strong presence throughout the UK. As they continue to grow, they are seeking a dynamic and experienced Head of Family Law to establish and lead a new Family Law Department based in the Sheffield office.

Job Description:
As the Head of Family Law, you will play a critical role in leading and expanding the Family Law practice. You will be responsible for creating a robust department from scratch, delivering excellent client service, and driving the strategic growth of the department.


  • Develop and implement the strategic plan for the Family Law Department.
  • Build, mentor, and manage a high-performing team of family law practitioners.
  • Maintain a caseload of complex and high-net-worth family law matters, including but not limited to divorce, child custody, and pre/post-nuptial agreements.
  • Foster and cultivate relationships with clients, ensuring high standards of client care.
  • Lead business development activities to grow the department’s client base and reputation.
  • Liaise with other departments within the firm to provide holistic services to clients.
  • Ensure compliance with all legal professional standards and regulations.


  • Solicitor qualified to practice in the UK, with substantial experience in family law.
  • Proven track record in successfully managing a Family Law team or department.
  • Excellent understanding of the Family Law Act and related legislation.
  • Proven business development skills and ability to cultivate professional relationships.
  • Superior leadership, management, and mentoring skills.
  • Excellent client care skills with a focus on delivering high standards of service.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Exceptional problem-solving and decision-making capabilities.

If you’re looking for a challenging leadership role within a dynamic law firm, this is the role for you. For more information  contact Rob Addy or click apply today with your cv. 


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