Slater and Gordon wish to appoint a Senior Associate who will be responsible for all aspects of Family work including providing top-level technical expertise and guidance to other team members.

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious lawyer to work as part of a wider group who collectively are experts in every aspect of Family law and nationally recognised as leaders in their fields.

Responsibilities of the role;

As a Senior Associate at Slater and Gordon you will be responsible for;

  • Maintaining a caseload and overseeing the file management of complex business cases
  • Collaborating with other senior leaders to ensure that financial targets are met in line with budget planning and forecasting
  • Delivering work to yourself and the team through engaging proactively in business development to supplement the substantial work volumes brought in by the firm
  • Meeting financial targets
  • Supervising other fee-earners
  • Working with our fee earning community to manage appropriate caseload levels; type, quantity and complexity
  • Assisting with the delivery of appropriate learning, coaching and positive development practices where required.
  • Undertaking regional business development initiatives to help build the practice profile and attract new business.
  • Complying with National Practice Standards

Requirements;

We are looking to recruit an accomplished Employment Solicitor who is able to demonstrate the following -

  • Significant knowledge and experience within the area of Family Law
  • Previous, proven supervisory experience
  • The ability to successfully manage an individual billing target
  • Experience of working to key performance indicators
  • A willingness to actively drive and encourage cross referrals
  • The desire to add value in relation to the streamlining of internal process and procedures
  • An adaptable approach and the ability to foster a culture of positive change
  • Strong stakeholder management skills

What we offer in return

In return we offer a competitive salary with market leading benefits, a positive and inviting work environment, exposure to industry specialists and the fantastic opportunity to develop a rewarding and successful career with an award winning law firm.

About us

Slater and Gordon are a leading consumer law firm and our mission is to give people easier access to world class legal services. The firm provides specialist legal and complementary services in a broad range of areas and our clients are the centre of it all.

How to apply:

If you would like to make a formal application please email a copy of your CV to recruitment@slatergordon.co.uk stating the job reference number JB5047.

Should your application be shortlisted a member of the recruitment team will be in touch.