Family Senior Associate

Job Title: Family Senior Associate
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sheffield
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000
REF: 2715
Contact Name: Realm Recruit
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Are you a family solicitor looking for:  

  • A manageable caseload of interesting family work for HNW individuals?  

  • The opportunity to split your time between home and the office?  

  • A generous package of benefits including healthcare and a pension plan? 


A highly regarded national practice are looking for a Family Senior Associate with 4-8 years’ PQE to join them at their office in Sheffield. 

Working as part of an experienced team, you will deal with a variety of family matters, often on behalf of high-net-worth clients. 

This is the perfect opportunity for an enthusiastic lawyer looking to work at a leading national firm whilst enjoying an excellent work/life balance. 

Family Senior Associate– Sheffield 

The company & role 

  • A forward-thinking Legal 500 law firm with 13 offices across the country 

  • They are one of the UK’s leading regional law practices, offering services to both commercial and private client across the entire legal spectrum 

  • They have been featured in The Sunday Times’ 100 Best Companies to Work for and have been awarded Best Companies star status on a number of occasions 

  • Working as part of a highly regarded and experienced family team, you will handle a small caseload (around 10-15 cases) of family matters for a range of clients, including high-net-worth individuals  

  • The firm are widely recognised for their inclusive attitude and diversity, winning ‘Firm of the Year’ at the UK Diversity Legal Awards 

  • They have an award-winning focus on wellbeing, personal growth, leadership and teamwork in order to achieve success for their clients 

  • Commutable from Sheffield, Chesterfield, Barnsley, South Yorkshire 

 Added extras and benefits 

  • Hybrid working (working half the week at home, half the week in the office) 

  • A strong and thriving team 

  • Clear progression route and a breadth of opportunities 

  • Generous annual leave 

  • Manageable caseload  

  • Pension scheme 

  • Bonus scheme 

  • Healthcare 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Family Solicitor wit 4-8 years’ PQE 

  • Will be a confident communicator who enjoys networking and business development 

  • Will be a strong team player with an excellent work ethic 

How to apply for this Family Senior Associate 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 Lucy Wickham at Realm Recruit. 

Lucy is an Associate Consultant at Realm and specialises in recruiting family solicitors across Yorkshire. She works with family departments at firms of all shapes and sizes in Leeds, York, Harrogate and Huddersfield. If you are looking for a new position, Lucy is ready to help you make a move.   

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