Family Legal Executive

Job Title: Family Legal Executive
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Lancashire
Salary: £23,000
REF: 1185
Contact Name: Paula Pawlowska
Contact Email:

Watson Ramsbottom, a well-established regional firm, are looking for a Family Legal Executive to join their expanding team. 

Working as part of their close-knit family department, you will handle a mixed private family caseload. To begin with, you will mainly work from home, but after lockdown restrictions are lifted, you will be able to split your time between home and Watson Ramsbottom’s office in Blackburn.  

This is an excellent opportunity for a lawyer looking to gain hands-on experiencedevelop their skill set and get their family law career off to a great start, 

Family Legal Executive Lancashire 

The company & role   

  • A progressive multi-service practice with offices across Lancashire  

  • In this role, you will deal with a mixed private family caseload of divorce, private children and legal aid matters  

  • The firm have a strong track record of developing young lawyers; they recognize that their employees are their greatest asset and invest in training and development to help them reach their full potential 

  • Commutable from Preston, Blackburn, Chorley, Burnley, Blackpool and Bolton 

Added extras and benefits   

  • Competitive salary and benefits package 

  • Career progression prospects 

  • Flexible working 

The ideal candidate   

  • Family Legal Executive with 1+ years' experience

  • Will have experience of dealing with a varied private family caseload 

  • May have some advocacy experience 

  • May be a member of Resolution 

  • Will enjoy working as part of a team 

How to apply for this Family Legal Executive 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 our family recruitment specialist. She works with family solicitors at all levels and has connections with family departments across the North West, Yorkshire 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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