Senior Associate/ Associate - Family Law

Posted 13 October by Mills & Reeve
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Associate/Senior Associate - Family National Service Line (NSL)

Birmingham office, permanent

What does the role involve?

We are looking for a family associate to join our Birmingham offices to undertake private family law work serving an exclusively privately paying client base with an emphasis on complex children law matters and financial work and complex cases for professionals and high net worth individuals.

What experience is required?

1-5 years PQE with training and experience in family law gained within a regional or City firm.

What skills and attributes would I need?

Good academics 2.1 degree or equivalent and A levels (A,A,C) or equivalent

Excellent communication skills including written English for drafting purposes

Ability to build relationships with multipliers, clients and potential clients

Excellent interpersonal and team skills

Good time management skills, able to prioritise work load and meet time lines

Numeracy

Why should I apply?

The work is varied and interesting, and this is an ideal opportunity to develop your career with a highly ranked national law firm working within an effective team structure. We have an outstanding national training programme within the family NSL, and we ensure that all of our team develop and grow within their roles.

We are ranked top tier in both Legal 500 and Chambers as well as in all of our other offices in London, Norwich, Cambridge, Manchester and Leeds. We have an established reputation in Birmingham with plans to grow and we are focused on developing our profile over the next few years. This role would support the existing team.

Who would I be working with?

Based in Birmingham, you will work with Principal Associate Katherine Kennedy and other members of the Family team in that office and also as part of the wider cross office Family National Service Line ("NSL") headed up by Nick Stone. The Family NSL is supported by a professional support lawyer.

Reference: 44357513

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