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We have a fantastic team at Hedges. Our core value of 'making a difference' sits at the heart of all we do, and we recruit people who share that passion.

We pride ourselves on offering the highest possible level of service to our clients. To do that, we need people who don't just understand the law but really know how to deliver it to clients, who understand that lawyers are lucky to have clients, not the other way around. We hire lawyers who offer more than just legal knowledge, and quite simply just "get it".

We are always keen to talk to fabulous and feisty lawyers to join our growing teams so if you think you've got the 'more' we're looking for, if you're ambitious, dynamic and fun, do forward your CV to our People & Communications Manager, Debbie McGarrity  @  debbie.mcgarrity@hedgeslaw.co.uk

 


Solicitor and Family Team Leader

ABOUT YOU:

This is no ordinary role...and we are looking for someone extraordinary to fill it!  You will be creative, energetic, dynamic, well-respected, experienced in your field, and have a flair for building and nurturing relationships.  You will be results-driven; hungry to progress your career and that of your team.  You will have a passion for business development and display a real drive for making your own name as well as elevating your team’s visibility both in the local market and nationally. You will understand and embrace our modern, 21st century way of working: 9 to 5 need no longer be ‘working hours’. You will work when and where you feel best suits you, your clients and your team.

We’re looking for a real star, someone who will take this team and fly.  An ambitious, intelligent and capable team leader to grow and strengthen this team, taking it to the next level.

ABOUT THE ROLE:

To head up and run the Hedges Law family team, providing both technical expertise and professional support to the team members and delivering legal services to our high net worth clients. 

The legal role will involve advising on all family related matters, including divorce and separation, children disputes, financial remedy claims, pre- and post-nuptial settlements, domestic violence, cohabitation matters, ToLATA claims, domestic violence, surrogacy and adoption, etc.

THE SKILL-SET WE ARE SEEKING:

  • Proactive problem-solver with a can-do attitude.

  • Possession and maintenance of a growth mindset, with a strong desire and openness to learn more.

  • Attention to detail and pride in presentation.

  • Positive, optimistic and hardworking.

  • Significant legal experience and a high level of proven competency in the family law field.  Specifically, experience in the high net worth financial remedy claims and contested proceedings is essential.

  • A solid billing history.

  • A clean claims record.

  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.

  • A good commercial awareness and being comfortable with numbers

  • Superlative client care skills.

  • A proven track record of management within a legal practice.

  • A team player.

  • The ability to adapt to different styles of working to suit different types of clients and colleagues.

  • Resolution membership.

  • Excellent presentation skills and the desire to arrange and/or present seminars and workshops.

  • A willingness to write blogs/posts/articles for social media, legal publications and newsletters.

 

For an initial discussion, please contact Debbie McGarrity on debbie.mcgarrity@hedgeslaw.co.uk or 01865 594265.  

 


Senior Residential Property Solicitor 5yrs+ PQE 

We are looking for an experienced Residential Property solicitor with a keen interest in joining an expanding team at an established boutique law firm.  We offer a modern, 21st century way of working: 9 to 5 need no longer be ‘working hours’. You will work when and where you feel best suits you, your clients and your team.

Consideration will be given to this role being available on either a fixed-term contract or permanent basis.  You will be providing legal services to the firm’s clients and helping to promote the residential property team in a profitable manner, and in accordance with the company values.  The ideal candidate will be open to playing a senior role within the team, deputising for the team leader in their absence.

The successful candidate will need to become fully immersed in all departmental marketing and business development initiatives and have real drive to make his or her own name in the local market.

Please contact Debbie McGarrity on debbie.mcgarrity@hedgeslaw.co.uk or 01865 594265 for an initial discussion and job description.  

 


Senior Private Client Solicitor 10 yrs+ PQE in Oxford

We have a wonderful opportunity for an experienced Senior Private Client Solicitor to join our fabulous team.  We offer a modern 21st century way of working: 9 to 5 need no longer be ‘working hours’. You will work when and where you feel best suits you, your clients and your team.

The role will involve advising on all private client related matters, including estate administration for both taxable and non-taxable estates, the preparation of Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney, tax and estate planning for high net worth individuals, Court of Protection matters and the creation and administration of trusts.  

Please contact Debbie McGarrity on debbie.mcgarrity@hedgeslaw.co.uk or 01865 594265 for an initial discussion and job description.  

 


 

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, sex (gender), marital status, religion or belief, race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins), sexual orientation, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity.