Senior Lawyer – Family

  • Maidstone
  • Competitive
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • 22nd December 2023
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Job Description

We are pleased to present this unique opportunity for an experienced senior level Family lawyer to join our team of family lawyers in Kent.

You will need to be at least 10+ years PQE gained within a Family law team. Within the role you will take responsibility for fee earning on various Private Family law matters but will also be involved with supervision of junior fee earners and support staff.

A collaboratively trained Family lawyer and member of Resolution is preferable but not essential. A qualified Family Law mediator is also preferable but not essential.

This is a chance to take the next step in your career and make your mark within a busy, yet close knit and supportive team that has a constant stream of work and allows the individual to have a high degree of autonomy and to develop a long-term career. This role offers excellent scope for career advancement into a potential management role supporting our Head of Team and Directorship.


Whitehead Monckton can offer a competitive salary along with a range of benefits depending on the role including:

  • 23-30 days annual leave plus paid bank holidays and Christmas eve closure
  • Birthday Leave
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Pension (with a salary sacrifice option)
  • Death in service benefit
  • Private medical insurance
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Discount on legal services
  • Independent financial advice via Raymond James
  • Benefits website access (provides a variety of  High Street discounts)
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee assistance program
  • Regular social events
  • Participation in various charitable events
  • Hybrid working up to 2 days per week at home, after a qualifying period
  • Annual leave purchase scheme
  • Employee referral scheme

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