Family Solicitor (1+ PQE)

Job Title: Family Solicitor (1+ PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: York
Salary: Competitive
REF: 1238
Contact Name: Lucy Wickham
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A well-respected multi-service Yorkshire firm is looking for a family solicitor to join their team in York city centre.  

As part of the firm’s Legal-500 recognised family team, you will handle a varied caseload and will assist senior colleagues. You will also be involved in marketing and business development activity in order to help generate new business. 

The firm offer flexible working to their lawyers, so this is the ideal opportunity for a family solicitor who is looking to improve their work-life balance. 

Family Solicitor – York 

The company & role 

  • A progressive, multi-service regional firm with offices across North and East Yorkshire and a very well-regarded family team 

  • You will manage your own caseload of matters including divorces, private children’s law, financial remedy and cohabitee/unmarried disputes 

  • The firm support a number of good causes, both in Yorkshire and nationally and have close connections to the local community 

  • They are committed to helping their lawyers develop; a number of the firm’s senior solicitors joined at a junior level and have progressed through the ranks 

  • While you will be based in York, you will occasionally be required to travel to other offices 

  • Commutable from York, Leeds, Harrogate, Malton and Ripon 

Added extras and benefits 

  • Competitive salary 

  • Close-knit team and a friendly and supportive working culture 

  • Excellent progression opportunities 

  • Flexible working hours 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Family Solicitor with 1+ years PQE 

  • Will have experience of handling matters involving divorce, financial remedy and private children work 

  • A solicitor with excellent client care and organisational skills  

  • Will be a team player who works well under pressure and has a proven record of hitting financial targets 

  • Will be capable of working independently 

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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