Family Legal Executive

Job Title: Family Legal Executive
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Warrington
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000
REF: 1963
Contact Name: Paula Pawlowska
Contact Email:

A well-established yet progressive Cheshire law firm are looking for a Family Legal Executive to join them. 

As part of a friendly and close-knit family team, you’ll take on an existing family caseload and go on to handle your own caseload of privately funded matters. 

This is the perfect position for someone looking to join a down-to-earth supportive firm without the pressure associated with fast pace or unreasonable billing targets. The firm are also open to considering part-time hours for the right candidate.  

Family Legal Executive – Warrington 

The company & role 

  • A pioneering regional firm with offices across the North West 

  • You will run your own privately funded family caseload or divorces and private children matters 

  • You will also have the chance to generate new clients through networking and business development 

  • While you will be based in Warrington, you will be occasionally be required to travel to the firm’s office in Leigh 

  • Commutable from Warrington, Runcorn, Wigan, Altrincham and Manchester 

 Added extras and benefits 

  • Competitive salary 

  • 1-2 days home working 

  • Part-time hours considered 

  • Pension scheme 

  • Generous holiday allowance 

  • Discounted legal services 

  • Cycle2Work scheme 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Family Legal Executive or Fee Earner with 3+ years experience of handling a genuine mix of privately funded matters 

  • Will have advocacy experience and consistent billings 

  • Will be committed to delivering a quality service and excellent client care 

  • Someone who is well organised, has strong attention to detail and good communication skills 

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 at Realm and a family recruitment specialist. She works with family solicitors and care solicitors at all levels and has connections with family departments across Manchester and Cheshire. 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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