JOB VACANCY: Family Solicitor

Wadsworths Solicitors are looking to recruit an additional family solicitor to join our busy Family team based in Shirley, Solihull.

You will have 2-5 years’ PQE in family law and must have a solid understanding and background in Divorce & Financial Remedy matters and all other aspects of private family law including Children Act applications.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual to join an expanding, thriving and dynamic team. You will work alongside the Head of Department, offering top-quality legal services and have the opportunity to manage your own caseload.

In return we offer a competitive salary, a genuine work/life balance and a friendly work environment.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Degree 2:1 or above.
At least 2 years relevant experience.
A client centric approach.

For further information or to apply, please email your CV together with a covering letter to Julie.haden@wadsworthslaw.co.uk.

New Additions to the Wadsworths Team

Wadsworths Solicitors added another two members to its outstanding team this week, recruiting staff for two growing departments.

Suraiya Isaac has joined as a solicitor and Head of Commercial Litigation and Harriet Muffett as a paralegal in the Commercial Property Department.

John Wadsworth, Managing Director and Head of Litigation said “We’re delighted to welcome Suraiya and Harriet to the company at what is proving to be a very exciting year for us.”

Suraiya graduated from the University of Warwick with an honours degree in law and completed her Law Society Finals (now LPC) at the College of Law in 1991. She trained with Edge and Ellison in London and Birmingham. On qualification she worked with Hammond Suddards. Both firms have since merged into Squire Patton Boggs. As a result, Suraiya gained the highest quality of training and work experience with some of the world’s leading lawyers. Suraiya went on to work with Harrison Clark (now Rickerbys). Suraiya has worked with both plc’s and owner managed companies . She is renowned for providing pragmatic solution orientated legal advice all encompassed with a high level of client care.

She said: “Wadsworths are an established firm in Solihull with an excellent reputation for client care and serving their local community which mirror my own core values. Wadsworths are perfectly positioned for growth in the commercial client arena and I am looking forward to advising existing and new clients and I am excited to be joining a competent and entrepreneurial team to contribute to this growth.

Harriet Muffett will be working alongside Chris Dingley, Head of Commercial Property as the department continues to get busier following its formation in early 2017.

Harriet said: “I’ve been made to feel very welcome during my first few days at the firm and I’m really looking forward to learning from Chris and the rest of the Wadsworths team.”

Wadsworths Solicitors have been based in Shirley, Solihull for over 30 years. They have recently been named as one of the UK’s Top 100 Small Businesses 2018 by SmallBiz100 and acknowledged for their work supporting the local community.

Henna’s Solicitor Success!

Wadsworths Solicitors are pleased to announce that Henna Afsar Khan has completed her long journey to admission to the Roll of Solicitors!

Henna has proven herself to be an exceptional trainee, particularly in the field of Commercial Law and Residential Conveyancing and is going to be a fantastic lawyer.

We are delighted that Henna will be staying at Wadsworths as a property solicitor and are thrilled to be sharing the next stage of her career.

Congratulations Henna!