• Permanent
  • Barnsley
  • 44000

Job Title: Senior Family Lawyer
Location: Barnsley, England
Salary range: £44,000 to £74,000 per annum, commensurate with experience
Type: Full-Time, Permanent 
Company: A reputable and established High Street law firm

About The firm:

A highly well-regarded High Street law firm based in Barnsley where the firm has built its reputation on providing high-quality, personalised legal services to clients in a wide range of areas, with a particular focus on Family Law. They are are proud of their roots in the local community and are committed to maintaining their ethos of personal and responsive service as they look towards the future.

The Opportunity:

We are now seeking an experienced and passionate Senior Associate Family Solicitor to join this 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 submit your CV to this advert, or for more information please contact Rob Addy.


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