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Family Lawyer Vacancy, Cambridge

JOB TITLE: Family Lawyer
Location: Cambridge
Salary: Exceptional
Ref: AR2327
Key information:

The company is seeking an individual with drive and ambition to enhance the performance of its successful Court of Protection team. This specialized department handles intricate and high-value claims, including cases involving foreign property and cross-border or cross-jurisdictional matters. While emphasizing a constructive and conciliatory approach to family law through mediation and collaborative practices, the team is also highly effective in litigation. Their primary goal is to secure favorable and practical solutions for clients facing challenging personal situations. The Family Law team at this firm is recognized for going above and beyond to understand every client’s case, as acknowledged by the Legal 500 in 2023.

Additional Information:

This role combines office-based work at our Cambridge office with remote work (hybrid role).

Main Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate closely with the lead partner to develop strategies and annual business plans for the office and surrounding areas.
  • Engage with the senior management team, and other senior associates, and attend management meetings as needed. Provide progress updates on objectives, share information, and contribute to driving changes within the firm.
  • Take responsibility for managing a diverse caseload of client matters independently, offering high-quality legal advice and proactively nurturing client relationships.
  • Establish and achieve personal and team objectives, monitor performance and progress, and provide professional guidance to team members as required.
  • Lead, manage, and motivate staff, ensuring alignment with team goals.
  • Meet the firm’s fee targets and support junior team members in doing the same through mentoring and development.
  • Oversee efficient credit management processes, manage time effectively, and ensure robust cash flow and credit-management systems.
  • Ensure the delivery of legal services within the area of responsibility, emphasizing cost-efficiency for both the client and the firm.
  • Supervise and evaluate the quantity, quality of work, and outcomes achieved by the team to maximize overall performance.
  • Analyse key performance indicators, leverage technology, and implement new systems and processes to enhance the team’s effectiveness.
  • Provide advice to partners and board members on opportunities to enhance the client experience and improve team profitability.

For further information on this opportunity and other similar roles in the region please contact Arron Rampling at RAMPLING CLARKE in the first instance to arrange a confidential discussion.  / 0203 987 8018

At RAMPLING CLARKE our consultants can talk you through the role and caseload, available working patterns, the firm and their culture, salaries and benefits as well as the reason for recruiting and any future plans. 

The team at RAMPLING CLARKE are currently working a mix of office and remote working and can be reached outside of office hours.