Senior Associate- Family

UK-Swindon
Job ID
2017-1222
Department
Family
Type
Permanent Full-Time
Salary
Dependent on experience

About the Role

We have a fantastic opportunity to join our highly regarded Family team as a Senior Associate Solicitor in Wiltshire. We are seeking an ambitious and motivated Solicitor to grow and develop Finance and matrimonial work across the Wiltshire area, establishing themselves as an expert in the region. You will also have supervisory responsibility for a Solicitor, Paralegal and support staff.

 

“Royds Withy King works ‘exceptionally hard’ and provides ‘consistently excellent legal knowledge and support at every level within Family Court proceedings’. The firm has a strong track record in family law, particularly in Bath, Bristol and Swindon, fielding ‘a dynamic team’, which is ‘committed to securing the best result possible for its clients’”- Legal 500 2017

 

Duties will include:

 

  • Carrying out matrimonial and finances work within the Wiltshire area in line with the department business plan;
  • Working with the Head of Swindon and BU Manager to produce and implement a BD plan for the Finances team aligned to the department business plan;
  • Identifying & developing new business opportunities and maximising opportunities across the firm
  • Coaching, mentoring and developing the Finances team encouraging their on going professional development
  • Ensuring the  team delivers exceptional client service
  • Ensuring that all working processes and practices comply with relevant quality and service standards

  

About You

Skills & Experience

  • Qualified solicitor with experience within a senior fee-earning position
  • Clear business plan for growth proposition in the Divorce & finance work in the Wiltshire area
  • Substantial previous experience within Family law with a specialism in dealing with matrimonial & finance work

  • Strong client management skills with a focus on delivery of excellent client service

  • Proven ability to win new business through networking and marketing activities

  • Ability to manage a small team

Leadership Behaviours

  • Lead by Example- Is a role model for living Royds Withy King Values and provides clarity for others about current and future business direction

  • Has Positive Impact & Influence- Has excellent interpersonal and communication skills, builds strong internal and external relationships

  • Manages Performance & Contribution- Able to optimise the talent, expertise and experience of team members in meeting organisational and individual objectives

  • Coaches & Develops Others- Plays an active part in nurturing and developing people, has a positive expectation of others’ ability to learn grow and develop

  • Manages Change and Ambiguity-Responds positively to new and changing requirements, supports and inspires others through change

  • Focuses on Innovation and Developing the Brand and Business- Demonstrates creative thinking keeping the client at the heart of ideas and innovates to grow the business

About Us

Royds Withy King is a full service UK Top 100 law firm with robust commercial, private client, specialist personal injury and clinical negligence practices. We have the combined expertise of 470 staff across our offices in Bath, Oxford, London and Wiltshire.

 

We are a passionate and growing firm that strives to be specialists in our field and put client relationships at the core of everything we do. We use our experience across the full range of commercial and private law sectors to put our clients ahead of the curve.

 

And our strongest advocates are our people; it’s the way they relate to our clients and the way they do business. We are proud to have been ranked as a 'Sunday Times Top 100 Best Mid-Size Company to Work For' for the last three years.

 

We offer a fantastic range of benefits including a competitive salary, 26.5 days holiday per year, a great pension scheme and a whole host of other staff benefits.

 

If you are looking for an opportunity to work in a friendly and professional environment in a Law firm with prospects, then look no further!

 

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