Senior Family Law Solicitor (#48013164) 

Bristol, South West, United Kingdom

Senior Family Law Solicitor45,000 - 60,000 plus benefits (Grade D17)Remote, nationwideWere looking for a highly motivated senior family law solicitor to join our growing family department. At Co-op Legal Services (CLS) were known for our ethical approach, innovative use of technology and our commitment to all our customers and colleagues.
Its an exciting time to join us, and were moving from strength to strength. In 2019, our family department were awarded 'Excellence in Technology & Innovation' at the Law Society Excellence Awards;
and it doesnt stop there - weve got exciting plans for the future.
As a senior family law solicitor, well look to you to act as an inspirational leader for a team of solicitors, as well as being hands-on and managing a varied caseload (including high net worth and complex cases). Youll need to use your legal expertise to provide thought leadership to the team, as well as using your commercial acumen to spot opportunities to improve our customer offering.
Its a big job, but an even bigger opportunity for you to develop your career and shape the future of our business in our award-winning team.What youll do advise the team on complex legal queries, acting as the subject matter specialist in family law manage and develop a team of family law solicitors, undertaking all line-management duties for these colleagues take ownership of a mixed caseload of family matters, undertaking active negotiation and mediation to get the best results for your clients review and manage the teams workload and delegate duties evenly across the team actively look for opportunities to improve ways of working and increase revenue help create and develop digital legal products and assist in building/maintaining business partner relationships report directly into the Head of Practice, providing insights and findingsThis role would suit people who have qualified as a solicitor / CILEX qualified, with significant post-qualification experience a solid background in family law, with excellent legal technical knowledge previous experience in advocacy would be beneficial in this role people management experience, with a passion for supporting and developing a team outstanding communication skills, with the ability to engage with a range of clients and partners, including executive colleagues within CLSWhy Co-op?
Here youll do work that matters.
Were a commercial organisation with a purpose beyond profit, youll have an opportunity to help us build a stronger Co-op and stronger communities.
Youll also get a package that includes: competitive salary coaching, training and support to help you develop pension with up to 10% employer contributions annual incentive scheme 28 days holiday (rising to 32 in line with service) discounts on Co-op products and servicesBuilding an inclusive work environmentWere actively building diverse teams and welcome applications from everyone.
But simply having a diverse workforce is not enough.
We aim to build an inclusive environment, where everyone can contribute their best work and develop to their full potential.
We celebrate our differences and recognise the importance of teams reflecting the communities they serve.
We can make reasonable adjustments to our interview process according to your needs.
And we offer a flexible working environment, so you can adjust your hours to suit your personal circumstances. You can find out more about Co-op people policies at part of your application youll need to complete an online assessment. It will take you around 12 minutes to complete this test.

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