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Family Senior Associate – Progression opportunity to Partner – Great salary – Hybrid

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We are helping a highly regarded law firm in South Manchester to recruit for a family solicitor to join their Legal 500 team at Senior Associate level, with a view to becoming a Partner within 12 months.  

This could be an unrivalled opportunity for someone who is currently at Associate level to amplify their career trajectory and reach all the way up to partnership in just one year’s time.  

In the role, you will play an instrumental part in growing an already strong offering within mid-to-high value divorce and financial matters.  

Working as part of a highly regarded and experienced family team, you will handle a mixed caseload of private family work, specialising in financial remedy. You’ll advise on divorces, asset protection, mediations and arbitrations, and deal with HNW business owners with complex business assets.  

The firm has embraced hybrid working and you’ll be able to work from home for two days per week. Additional benefits include healthcare, generous annual leave provisions and plenty of secretarial and administrative support within the team to help you do your best work each day. 

The role has come to the market for genuine reasons and the firm enjoys a fantastic employee retention rate. 

How to apply for this 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 Pawlowska at Realm Recruit. 

Paula is an Associate Director and Family Team Lead at Realm. Specialising in the recruitment of family lawyers, she works with family solicitors and care solicitors at all levels and has connections with family departments across the North West. As a result of her in-depth knowledge of the family law market, Paula is perfectly placed to help you take your next step. 

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Please note: any references to salary and/or experience in our adverts are intended as a guide only.  

Realm is committed to supporting disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. Applicants are invited to contact Realm to identify any additional support they might require to enable them to make an application. 

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£65,000 - £70,000


  • Greater Manchester

Role type

  • Hybrid working

Contract type

  • Permanent

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