Family (Legal Aid) Fee Earner

Job Title: Family (Legal Aid) Fee Earner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greater Manchester
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
REF: 2616
Contact Name: Realm Recruit
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This is an exciting opportunity for a Family (Legal Aid) fee earner to join one of Greater Manchester’s most reputable firms.  

In this role, you will work in the experienced private family team and handle a caseload of predominantly legal aid and domestic abuse cases 

The firm provide a clear progression route for their solicitors, have a long-standing tradition of promoting from within and offer an excellent package of benefits. What’s more, they have a laid back culture and offer flexible and remote working. 

Family (Legal Aid) Fee Earner - Greater Manchester 

The company & role 

  • A down-to-earth, multi-service firm with a deep-rooted history of serving client within the local community 

  • The firm are committed to the continually training and developing their staff and have been awarded the Investors in People Gold accreditation. 

  • Commutable from Manchester, Stockport, Ashton-under-Lyne, Tameside, Oldham, Rochdale, High Peak 

Added extras and benefits 

  • Clear and meritocratic progression structure  

  • Home working  

  • Flexible working  

  • Enhanced Sick Pay  

  • Annual Team Weekends Away 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Family (Legal Aid) fee earner with 2 years of family law fee earning experience 

  • This role is open to paralegals, fee earners, CILEX or trainee CILEX 

  • Experience of Legal Aid is essential  

  • A well-organised self-starter 

  • A hard-working team player focused on delivering excellent client service 

How to apply for this Family (Legal Aid) Fee Earner role 

If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’ above. 

Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Paula Pawlowska at Realm Recruit. 

Paula is a Principal Consultant and Family Team Lead at Realm. Specialising in the recruitment of family lawyers, she works with family solicitors and care solicitors at all levels and has connections with family departments across the North West. As a result of her in-depth knowledge of the family law market, Paula is perfectly placed to help you take your next step. 

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