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Family Senior Associate/Partner

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  • 10+ PQE
  • Join a renowned, award-winning legal firm
  • Remote work opportunities
  • Potential for rapid progression within the firm

A unique opportunity has arisen for an ambitious and driven Senior Associate/Partner with 10+ PQE to join our esteemed client’s family law division based in Chester. They are a respected Legal 500 firm in the North West, noted for their commitment to authenticity, individuality, and providing exemplary client care.

With this position, the successful candidate enjoys the chance to establish their personal brand in a firm that prioritises flexibility, work-life balance, and offers an attractive bonus on top of your salary. Building from the ground up, you will have the freedom and support to develop your own personal brand in the legal sector, cultivating a reputation for premier service and legal acumen.

In the role of Family Senior Associate/Partner, you will handle private work and finances, striving to build a caseload from scratch, though with the potential for some existing capacity to pass on initially. As part of your remit, you will face the exciting challenge of building and growing your team, with a significant amount of business development involved.

You bring a keen ability to build caseloads from scratch and a strong network of contacts is essential, along with the ambition and drive to make your mark. An established name from a Legal 500 background will significantly enhance your candidacy for this role.

Our client stands out amongst other law firms for its innovative approach, offering associates a platform to shine and grow, while treating each team member as an individual, not just another cog in the wheel.

If you’re looking to take the next big step in your legal career with an award-winning firm in Chester, apply now and seize the chance to make your mark in an environment that celebrates individuality and innovation.

How to apply for this role

If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’.

Alternatively, contact Michaela Baddeley at Realm Recruit to learn more about this opportunity or register your interest.

Michaela is an Associate Consultant at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of family lawyers in Merseyside, Lancashire and Cheshire West. Working with family teams across the region, she recruits for family law roles at all levels, from paralegal to partner. If you’re a family solicitor looking to make a move, Michaela can help you take your next step.

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Please note: salary or experience levels mentioned are intended as a guide only. Realm is dedicated to supporting disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. Applicants requiring additional support to make an application are encouraged to get in touch with Realm to discuss their needs.

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  • Cheshire

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  • Remote working

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  • Permanent

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Michaela Baddeley

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Specialist for family and care lawyers in Merseyside, Lancashire and West Cheshire.

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