Head of Family Law

  • Birmingham
  • Permanent
  • £50,000 - £80,000 per annum

Are you a seasoned Family Solicitor ready to advance your career? Our client, a respected national Legal 500 firm, is in search of a motivated solicitor with experience to lead their team. This presents a remarkable chance for an experienced family law solicitor with robust leadership abilities to drive the expansion and advancement of a family law team.

The Role

As the leader of the family department at their Birmingham office, you’ll oversee a team while handling a diverse caseload. The family department deals with a wide range of matters, including:
– Care Proceedings and PLO matters
– Divorce and finances
– Private Law Children
– Domestic Abuse, Non Molestation / Occupation Orders
– General family matters, including disputes involving unmarried couples and cohabitation

The ideal candidate for this role will be someone who can hit the ground running, demonstrating a strong understanding of family law and a proactive approach to client representation Previous experience in training or mentoring junior staff is beneficial.


On offer is an excellent remuneration package, you’ll enjoy perks like Private Health Care, Hybrid working, a generous Pension scheme with employer contribution, profit sharing through bonuses, and essential tools like a laptop, mobile phone, and much more.

If you’re ready to take on a leadership role and make a significant impact within a thriving practice, we want to hear from you. Apply now to join the team as the Head of Family in their Birmingham office.

If you are looking to pursue the next step in your career with a highly regarded law firm, we encourage you to apply by emailing e.sedgwick@clayton-legal.co.uk or call Ellie Sedgwick on 0121 296 3819 for a chat about the role.

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