Family Legal Executive

Job Title: Family Legal Executive
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chester
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000
REF: 949
Contact Name: Paula Pawlowska
Contact Email:

A well-established regional law firm is looking to recruit a Family Legal Executive to join their expanding team. 

As part of the firm’s close-knit family department, you’ll be responsible for a range of private and publicly funded matters, with an emphasis on Care Proceedings. 

The firm have three offices across Cheshire and North Wales and this role can be based at any of the three. They are also flexible in terms of working hours and are open to considering part-time for this position. 

Family Legal Executive – Chester

The company & role 

  • A leading accredited law firm with offices in Chester and North Wales 

  • You will run your own varied family and matrimonial caseload involving finances, divorces, private children matters and care proceedings 

  • You will also be expected to carry out business development activity 

  • A close-knit and down-to-earth firm with a warm and supportive culture and a flexible approach 

  • Commutable from Chester, Wrexham, Ellesmere Port, South Wirral and Whitchurch 

Added extras and benefits 

  • Competitive salary  

  • Part-time considered 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Family Legal Executive with 3+ years’ PQE 

  • Will be used to autonomously running a mixed family caseload 

  • Will be a skilled advocate 

  • May be a member of the Children Panel 

  • Will have knowledge of Legal Aid regulations and procedures 

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

  • Someone with excellent communication skills and attention to detail 

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 senior 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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