Family Senior Associate (8+ PQE)

Job Title: Family Senior Associate (8+ PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000
REF: 1367
Contact Name: Paula Pawlowska
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This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Family Solicitor to take the next step in their career and play an integral role in a growing and successful team. 

In this Family Senior Associate role, you'll join a dynamic multi-service firm in South Manchester. You’ll work side-by-side the Head of Department and handle a mixed bag of interesting family matters, often on behalf of high-net-worth clients. 

The firm are completely remote so you’ll be able to work flexibly and enjoy a healthy work-life balance. You’ll also benefit from their relaxed and down-to-earth working culture and have opportunities to progress your career. 

Family Senior Associate - South Manchester / Remote

The company & role  

  • A forward-thinking and ambitious firm, originally set up 10 years ago by partners who previously worked together at a leading, national law firm  

  • You will handle a diverse family caseload of divorces and separations, child arrangements and finance matters 

  • Working closely with the Head of Department, you’ll be involved in helping to further grow the team’s presence through business development and networking 

  • The firm have a close-knit team and high levels of staff retention, as they support their employees to develop their careers 

  • The firm is based in one of Greater Manchester’s most popular market towns, with offices close to local transport links 

  • They are fully remote so you will be able to work where you want, whether that be at home, in the office, or elsewhere! 

  • Commutable from Manchester, Stockport, Altrincham, Sale, Hale, Timperley and Warrington  

Added extras and benefits  

  • Very competitive salary dependent on experience  

  • Pension  

  • Flexible working (home working)  

  • Ongoing training and support  

  • Transparent career path  

  • Generous holiday allowance 

  • Healthcare cash plan 

The ideal candidate  

  • A confident and driven Family Solicitor with 8+ years PQE 

  • Will have experience of dealing with a broad range of private family work including finances, divorces and private children matters 

  • Someone with experience of building up a caseload and an established personal brand in and around South Manchester 

  • A self-starter, who enjoys networking and business development 

How to apply for this Family Senior Associate Solicitor 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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