• Permanent
  • Wombwell
  • 44000

Job Title: Senior Associate Family Solicitor
Location: Barnsley, England
Salary: £44,000 to £64,000 per annum, commensurate with experience
Type: Full-Time
Company: A reputable and established High Street law firm

About Us:

A well-regarded High Street law firm based in Barnsley with its repiutation built on providing high-quality, personalised legal services to clients in a wide range of areas, are looking to recruit a senior family fee earner. The firm has strong roots in the local community and are committed to maintaining our ethos of personal and responsive service in the local market and beyond. 

The Opportunity:

We are looking for an experienced and passionate Senior Associate Family Solicitor to join the Barnsely team. This role presents an excellent opportunity for a talented individual to take on a challenging and fulfilling position within a supportive and friendly team environment. With the current partner approaching retirement, there are excellent prospects for partnership for the right candidate.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide expert legal advice in all aspects of Family Law, including divorce, child custody, financial settlements, cohabitation disputes, prenuptial agreements, and domestic violence cases.
  • Manage a substantial and varied caseload independently, while maintaining the high service standards our clients expect.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients, providing empathetic, practical and proactive advice.
  • Participate in business development initiatives to expand the firm’s client base.
  • Assist and mentor more junior members of the team as needed.
  • Actively contribute to the overall growth and success of the firm.

Skills & Experience:

  • Qualified Solicitor with a minimum of 5 years’ PQE in Family Law, preferably gained within a reputable law firm.
  • Demonstrable experience in handling complex Family Law cases.
  • Adept at managing a significant caseload independently, demonstrating excellent time management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with an ability to relate to clients from a variety of backgrounds.
  • A strong business development mindset.
  • High level of professional integrity and a commitment to uphold the firm’s values and reputation.

How to Apply:

If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience, and are looking for a role with excellent career progression and the potential to become a partner, please apply today with your updated cv. Should you require more information please contact Rob Addy on 0114 2418030. 

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