Family Senior Associate Solicitor (4+ PQE)

Job Title: Family Senior Associate Solicitor (4+ PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds
Salary: £45,000 - £90,000
REF: 2223
Contact Name: Lucy Wickham
Contact Email:

A Top 100 multi-service law firm are looking to take on a dynamic Family Solicitor to join them in Leeds as a Senior Associate.

Working as part of a highly regarded national family team, you’ll work closely alongside more senior colleagues and handle a varied caseload of matters. 

The firm have a very supportive working culture and actively encourage their staff to have a healthy work-life balance. Following the completion of your probation period, you’ll be able to take advantage of their agile working scheme and work from home for part of the week. 

In addition, they reward their lawyers with top-of-the-market pay, excellent progression opportunities and an outstanding benefits package. 

Family Senior Associate Solicitor - Leeds 

The company & role 

  • A leading national heavyweight recognised by both the Legal 500 and Chambers  

  • Their experienced family team advise on the full spectrum of family matters including divorce, separation, cohabitation, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, domestic abuse and family law cases 

  • They often work on behalf of high-net-worth individuals such as business owners, directors, GPs, city traders and media/sporting personalities  

  • In this role, you’ll work closely with colleagues both locally and nationally and will also have the chance to participate in business development 

  • Commutable from Leeds, Harrogate, Bradford, Huddersfield and Dewsbury 

Added extras and benefits  

  • Hybrid working (a mix of working from home and in the office) 

  • Pension scheme  

  • Life assurance  

  • 25 days holiday with the option to buy extra days  

  • Your birthday off  

  • Private health and dental care  

  • Interest-free season ticket loans  

  • Corporate discounts  

  • Discounted legal advice 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Family Solicitor with 4+ years PQE 

  • Will have a broad experience of handling family law matters including divorce, cohabitation breakdown, domestic abuse and children matters 

  • Will have some knowledge of court procedures and processes 

  • Will have an interest in business development 

  • Will be a good communicator with exceptional client care skills 

How to apply for this Family 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 Lucy on 03300 245 606 or email   

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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