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Experienced Matrimonial Solicitor
About the Company
We are a national family law practice founded in 1996 with offices in London, Surrey, Bristol, Bath, and Manchester.
We advise on all aspects of family law, and we aim to provide our clients with a first-class service, guiding them through the emotional and legal complexities of separation and other relationship issues. We adopt an ethical and modern approach to resolving family issues. We always seek to find an amicable and consensual resolution to our client’s issues endeavouring to achieve outcomes that work for their family as a whole. As well as traditional legal advice and representation in Court, we also support alternative dispute resolution methods including collaborative law, mediation, and arbitration.
We are always keen to seek talented individuals who share our Firm’s values and who exhibit the core strengths required in family law: excellence, ambition, passion, compassion, dedication, and commitment.
We offer a genuinely supportive, friendly, and flexible working environment with opportunity to grow and progress individual legal careers.
We work on an interesting and varied caseload covering all aspects of family law, including high net worth matrimonial finance matters, divorce, dissolution, matters concerning children, cohabitation, adoption, and fertility law.
We offer a competitive salary, and an opportunity to work with respected and renowned lawyers in the field of family law. We encourage training and specialisation so that, wherever possible our people practice in areas that interest them.
Our team members are able to work from home, or the office, and are able to work flexible hours to fit around individual lifestyles based on trust. We believe that a work life balance is more than just words. Please note this role is to join our London/Kingston office.
As a boutique family law practice, we are not owned by private equity, nor do we answer to corporate owners, this gives us unrivalled freedom to invest in ideas, people and novel approaches to both work, life and law. We pride ourselves on engendering relaxed, friendly, and supportive working environment, where we can focus and develop each team member’s strengths and career aspirations and where each individual is able to contribute meaningfully to the growth and direct of the business.
We offer a transparent career progression plan, realistic billing targets, continued mentor support, and exposure to a varied and complex caseload.
Requirements for the role:
- 3 to 7 PQE or Chartered Legal Executive experience,
- Experienced in private family law matters including divorce, complex financial proceedings, emergency injunctions, cohabitation matters, private Children Act applications, and nuptial agreements. Experience in Fertility Law would be useful but not essential.
- Experience of supporting senior fee earners in complex litigation.
- Ability to meet billing targets.
- Ability to demonstrate experience of providing excellent client care, exceptional written and spoken communication skills, and experience of a busy, complex caseload.
Please apply to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following documents: -
- A covering letter explaining why you are interested in this role, your salary expectations and applicable notice period
- A copy of your CV
Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion
Crisp & Co is committed to the principles of equality, diversity, and inclusion. We value the diversity of our colleagues, our clients and the third parties with whom we work. We seek to create an environment where everyone feels included and valued for their unique characteristics, skills and abilities and supported in their needs and responsibilities.