Family Wealth Lawyer

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The role

The Freeths Group is one of the UK's leading regional law practices. We offer services to both the commercial and private client across the entire legal spectrum. We operate from offices in Birmingham, Bristol, Derby, Leeds, Leicester, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Nottingham, Oxford, Sheffield and Stoke.

The firm has a wide range of clients throughout the UK with many clients having strong international connections. We have over 150 partners and more than 800 members of staff in total.

Our client base reflects our nationwide strength and our nationwide service delivery. We are committed to continuous improvement and our increasing success as a business is built on achieving success for our clients. We work in close partnership with clients, providing positive, practical solutions and clear, comprehensive advice.

Our aim is to attract and retain the most talented people, and part of this is providing a great place to work. So, to support fairness and equality and to encourage a healthy work-life balance, we continually monitor and improve our benefits.

We are proud that what we have achieved has been recognised over the past few years, being awarded Best Companies star status on a number of occasions and featured in the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For. We are also a silver standard accredited Investor in People Company, which means we are recognised for our efforts to improve work place engagement, leadership, personal growth, wellbeing, team working and our impact on society.

Our highly regarded Family Wealth Department are looking for a 2-6 PQE lawyer to join their busy Family team in our Leeds office.

You will have experience of general matrimonial work to include divorce, financial remedy, private children matters, and drafting of nuptial, cohabitation and separation agreements. You will have a strong ancillary relief background, and experience of Cohabitation/TOLATA disputes is desirable.

We are looking for a self-starter and someone who can show ingenuity and persistence in novel market conditions. You will have good technical knowledge, a track record in contributing to growth of your practice area with proven fee earning and business development skills. You will be a Resolution member and ideally prepared to work towards Specialist Resolution Accreditation.

Candidate specification

We seek an adaptable, friendly and down to earth individual who can manage clients and provide impeccable client service. You will have strong commercial awareness and understand the market in which we operate.

How to apply

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