Family Associate (5+ PQE)

Job Title: Family Associate (5+ PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greater Manchester
Salary: up to £45,000
REF: 1388
Contact Name: Paula Pawlowska
Contact Email:

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Family Solicitor to join Bromleys Solicitors as an Associate.  

In this role, you’ll join a close-knit team and handle your own mixed family caseload of private and legal aid matters. You'll also have the chance to get involved in generating new work through business development and networking.

Bromleys have a long-standing tradition of promoting from within and offer an excellent package of benefits. While this position is primarily office based, there may be the option to work from home for part of the week so this is a great position if you're looking to improve your work-life balance.

Family Associate - Greater Manchester  

The company & role  

  • Bromleys are a highly reputable multi-service law firm with a friendly and down-to-earth culture and a deep-rooted history  

  • You'll handle your own caseload of family and matrimonial matters including finances, divorces, private children and legal aid work  

  • You’ll also help to generate new work through networking and business development 

  • Bromleys are committed to continually training and developing their staff and strongly encourage career progression  

  • They won law firm of the year at the Manchester Legal Awards 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  

  • Excellent salary  

  • 23 days holiday plus the ability to purchase extra days  

  • Contributory pension scheme  

  • Death in service  

  • Paid for car-parking  

  • Performance-related annual bonus  

  • Enhanced sick pay  

The ideal candidate  

  • A Family Solicitor with 5+ years’ PQE  

  • Will have experience of dealing with a varied private family caseload including finances, divorces, private children and legal aid  

  • Will have good advocacy skills  

  • Will enjoy working collaboratively and have an empathetic and personable nature  

  • Will have experience of running legal clinics  

  • Will enjoy networking and have an interest in business development and generating work through recommendations and referrals 

How to apply for this Family Associate 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 on 03300 245 606 or email 

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

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