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we are always on the look out for the next addition to join the Lyons Pride. Whether you’re changing your career, looking to go legal, or have an undeniable creative flare, we want to hear from you! Take a look at THIS ROLE and FIND OUT just how far you can go.

LATEST VACANCIES

FAMILY LAWYER

we are always on the look out for the next addition to join the Lyons Pride. Whether you’re changing your career, looking to go legal, or have an undeniable creative flare, we want to hear from you! Take a look at THIS ROLE and FIND OUT just how far you can go.

LATEST VACANCIES

FAMILY LAWYER

we are always on the look out for the next addition to join the Lyons Pride. Whether you’re changing your career, looking to go legal, or have an undeniable creative flare, we want to hear from you! Take a look at THIS ROLE and FIND OUT just how far you can go.

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JENNY FAIRHURST

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FAMILY LAWYER

Lyons Bowe is a local, high-street Solicitors, but with a difference! Established in 2014, we have developed state-of-the-art technology which allows us to offer exceptional legal services across Residential Conveyancing, New Build, Family & Private Client whilst also providing that all-important high-street service to our local communities.

Following the growth of our business we are now looking to recruit an experienced and qualified Family Lawyer to join our team, working within our busy Family department based either remotely or in our Bristol, Shepton Mallet or Bridgwater offices, and working in a flexible way to suit the needs of both them and the business.

Lyons Bowe are passionate about providing our clients with a first-class experience throughout their journey with us and as such, we utilise industry-leading technology that allows our clients to enjoy an enhanced experience without missing out on personalised client service.

We aim to give our clients and our team members the flexibility to choose an experience that best fits their needs. To this end, the successful candidate will be able to enjoy working on a remote/hybrid basis.

Our Family department works as a team, providing ongoing and consistent support to each other. This gives everyone who works within the team the flexibility to work hours that suit them and the business if needed and a good work-life balance is actively encouraged!

Job Purpose

We are looking for an ambitious and experienced Family Lawyer to join our expanding team.

The successful applicant will have experience in handling a broad caseload of Family matters and will have the ambition to grow the department with experience of managing a team and working collaboratively with the head of department as well as on your own to business development.

Practical experience handling client enquiries face to face and via telephone and email is essential as well as being confident and articulate.

The ideal candidate will have an excellent manner when dealing with clients and be able to meet with clients as and when needed.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Deal with a mix caseload of matters to include, but not limited to, divorce, financial matters, private and public children matters and cohabitation disputes
  • Drafting, negotiating, and reviewing court documents such as pleadings or witness statements
  • Liaising with a variety of other professionals including psychologists, doctors, social workers, and police officers.
  • Act as a team leader for future junior members of the team
  • Teach, guide, and improve junior members of the team to develop their skills and experience, thus shaping the future of Lyons Bowe
  • Business development with the Head of Family Law as well as working autonomously to grow the Family law side of the business in Bristol

Requirements

  • A qualified Family Lawyer with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in Family Law
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good organisational and multitasking abilities
  • Must be skilled in negotiation, debate and persuasion techniques
  • Based in the Bristol area to enable to development of the business
  • Strong business development skills
  • Strong interest in helping support and develop junior members of staff
  • Being involved in the development of the firm’s culture
  • Excellent IT skills to work in an innovative and forward-thinking law firm

Why Lyons Bowe

  • 25 days holiday, plus Bank Holidays
  • Annual Lyons Bowe Bank Holiday
  • Either onsite parking or parking permits provided
  • Discounted legal services
  • Free flu jab
  • Free eye test
  • Have your birthday off!
  • Flexible working arrangements where possible
  • Access to free mental health services
  • Family friendly approach
  • Healthy work-life balance
  • Extensive training and development opportunities for all employees

How to Apply

If all of the above sounds interesting, then it’s easy to find out more! Simply email our fantastic and friendly HR team your CV and one of them will arrange a convenient time to call you for an informal, relaxed chat about the role.

The email address is HR@lyonsbowe.co.uk

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JENNY FAIRHURST

HEAD OF HR