An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Associate Solicitor to join a leading national law firm based in Southampton. Working within their Family Department.
This is a superb opportunity to develop your skills within a highly established and innovative department and to work alongside leading solicitors and experts on a stimulating mix of high-quality privately-funded cases.
As a senior member of the team, you will play an integral role in the growth and leadership of the team.
It is essential that you possess rounded client service skills and you must be able to empathise with a wide range of clients in order to resolve the most sensitive and complicated practicalities involved in family break-ups.
Of particular importance will be organisational and communication skills. The successful candidate will be committed to teamwork, and crucially have a proven track record in business development and networking to help in developing and building a successful Family Law Team at the top of the market across the UK.
You will have good IT skills and should be familiar with the Microsoft Office suite of applications. The successful candidate will be rewarded with strong partner access and training and excellent career progression opportunities.
Be an Associate Solicitor and have dealt with a stimulating mix of high-quality privately-funded family law cases for a number of years.
Have a strong appetite for business development and be able to demonstrate good contacts with relevant health and rehabilitation professionals across Southampton and the surrounding area.
Be able to operate independently and as part of a team to deliver the best outcomes for our clients and develop other team members. Previous people management experience would be an advantage.
Have excellent client care and inter-personal skills, operating with integrity and showing empathy and intuition.
If you thrive on being busy and can adapt well to new challenges, then we’ll give you all the training and support you’ll need to help you succeed in this highly rewarding role.
In addition to your competitive basic salary we have an exciting benefits package including a contributory pension scheme, critical illness cover, associate discretionary bonus, car parking or cash allowance, AXA health care or cash allowance, group income protection scheme, death in service, discounted legal services, 25 days hols (this increases with length of service), discounted online shopping, season ticket loans, childcare vouchers.