Family Associate / Senior Associate
Family Associate / Senior Associate
Post date: 29 Jun 2022 (50 days ago)
Family Associate/Senior Associate (5-10 years’ PQE) with a competitive salary, a great work-life balance and excellent benefits, you’ll be based at our fantastic offices in the vibrant town centre of Altrincham.
Myerson Solicitors LLP is one of the largest independent legal practices in the North West of England. We are an award-winning law firm that boast the very best expert lawyers within the industry. Working with a variety of clients across a range of services and sectors within the UK and internationally, we can assure you that every day is unique at Myerson.
Our highly respected Family department at Myerson has gone from strength to strength in recent years and, due to expansion and an increase in workflows, is looking to add another member to the team. The team specialises in complex and high-value divorce and family disputes and is renowned for its client-focused and comprehensive legal advice. The team also works closely with a number of other departments within Myerson, ensuring they are well placed to provide comprehensive legal advice to assist clients on all commercial issues, taxation and trusts.
The role will involve providing the highest quality advice across a range of privately funded family law matters and disputes including divorce and financial remedy issues, children and injunction matters, including surrogacy and fertility issues, cohabitee disputes and pre and post nuptial agreements.
We are looking for an experienced Family Associate/Senior Associate who is capable of taking on an existing caseload of family law matters and play a key role in generating new business for the department and the firm. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with the team and be expected to contribute to the further growth and development of the department.
Who we are looking for
The successful candidate will be someone with a good academic background and training in privately funded family work, who is looking to further develop their career and maintain a good quality of work in a team-orientated, collaborative and supportive environment. Candidates are required to have excellent all-around family law experience.
The successful candidate will come from a national, or leading regional firm and be used to dealing with a high net worth client base. We are looking for someone between 5 and 10 years’ PQE so this role would suit someone who is working at an existing Associate or Senior Associate level.
Candidates must be able to respond to clients' urgent requirements whilst maintaining and supporting the maintenance of a proper work/life balance. Candidates should have an ability and willingness to communicate effectively with clients, colleagues and other departments of the firm. The role will also provide scope for the successful candidate to be involved in practice development not only for the family department but also for the other legal services offered by the firm.
As an award-winning law firm, we are passionate about finding eager, knowledgeable individuals and supporting them to become leaders in their field. We are strong advocates of a successful work/life balance, finding forward-thinking individuals with enthusiasm for their role.
The culture at Myerson offers an innovative and distinct workplace in both its approach and ideologies.
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Generous annual leave, private healthcare, death in service scheme, subsidised gym membership and a contributory pension scheme. We have also introduced a new Smart Working scheme which allows for an element of home working and greater flexibility around working hours.
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Myerson are strong advocates of a successful work/life balance and proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. We welcome applications from individuals from diverse backgrounds with the same ethos, passion and enthusiasm.