Associate - Family

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The role

We know that you're more than a family lawyer. You've ideas. You're passionate. You've career goals to reach. You want to be invested in, coached and developed. You can't be waiting for someone to resign to be promoted. You deserve better.

Do one thing well. We do family law. That's it. Nothing else. No distractions. No kidding ourselves that we can be good at everything. We don't try to capture the whole legal market, we just try to capture our bit of it. So every day over 100 lawyers come to work to help our clients the best way we know how. We hire the right teams, we give them the best technology, workflow and support. We let them work flexibly at times that suit them and let our legal support teams do the rest. We get a huge amount of satisfaction from seeing our Lawyers delight clients.

Over 50% of family Lawyers nationally considered leaving family law because of their wellbeing. We take that seriously, that's why we offer mental wellbeing days, we've trained a team of mental health first aid and wellbeing champions, we offer counselling sessions and we know that some people love the buzz of the office, some prefer the quiet of home so whatever your preference, we'll find a way that works for us all.

We're the largest family law practice in the country and we're also the fastest growing. Over the next few years we'll continue to grow and that brings with it opportunities for progression, you can read about Maria's time with us here -


Salary of £50,000-60,000
Lucrative bonus
A wellbeing culture including Mental Wellbeing days, and access to counselling sessions
Volunteering leave
Diversity public holidays
26 days holiday
Enhanced adoption, maternity and paternity pay
Paid leave for fertility treatment
Emergency dependants leave
Bereavement leave
Simplyhealth medical, 24/7 GP’s, dental, counselling, gym discounts
Training grants
Life Assurance
Contributory pension
Flexible working

The role:

As we continue to grow across the Midlands and South West you’ll join us in either Cheltenham or one of our Midlands or South West offices (with the flexibility to work from home). You’ll run your own caseload as well as work as part of a team on more complex cases to help your development and progression. Ideally, your caseload will be a mix of privately funded divorce, finance and children matters. You’ll work in a supportive, collaborative environment in a mature and flexible culture that doesn’t clock watch.

Candidate specification

Ideally you’ll be:

- You’re a family Solicitor, Lawyer or CILEX, likely with a lack of progression opportunities, not being adequately rewarded or you know there’s a better way of servicing clients.
- You want to reach your potential and ambitions
- You’re able to work on a range of divorce, children and finance cases and have the confidence to convert new incoming clients

How to apply

We know how small the family law sector is, so if you’re interested in a confidential, informal chat, Whatsapp, text or call Oliver 07809 724590.

You don't need a cv to apply, click the link below, simply fill out the 3 fields and copy the link of your LinkedIn profile. Alternatively, if you're happy sending a cv, help reduce negative, unconscious bias by leaving out your picture, age and other unnecessary information. We only want to know the merits which make you great for this role.

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