Family Law Fee Earner

Job Title: Family Law Fee Earner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greater Manchester
Salary: up to £30,000
REF: 1888
Contact Name: Paula Pawlowska
Contact Email:

This is an exciting opportunity for a Family Law Fee Earner to join one of Greater Manchester’s most reputable firms. 

In this role, you’ll join a close-knit team and assist on a caseload of primarily domestic abuse matters. 

The firm 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.  


Family Law Fee Earner - Greater Manchester 

The company & role 

  • A down-to-earth, friendly firm with a family feel and a deep-rooted history 

  • You will handle a caseload of legal aid and domestic abuse files 

  • The firm 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 Fee Earner with at least 12 months experience  

  • Will have prior experience of dealing with legal aid and domestic abuse matters 

  • Will be used to handling a small caseload 

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

  • Will be a good communicator with excellent client care skills   


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

Paula is a Principal Consultant at Realm and a family recruitment specialist. She works with family 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, she is perfectly placed to help you take your next step. 

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