Family Solicitor (1-2 PQE)

Job Title: Family Solicitor (1-2 PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheshire
Salary: £35,000-£45,000
REF: 647
Contact Name: Paula Pawlowska
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Exceptional opportunity for a solicitor with private family experience to join the Head of Department with growing its presence across two offices in Cheshire and Manchester. You will be joining a full-service firm that is fast becoming a national heavyweight that promotes a very healthy work/life balance; Such opportunities are very rare for junior solicitors and without billing targets, strong work/life balance and a chance to gain exposure to complex matrimonial work, this is really a standout opportunity to kick-start your legal career with a leading and modern national firm with a clear path to associateship.

Family Solicitor (1-2 PQE) – Cheshire

The company

  • Immensely ambitious Top 70 national practice 
  • They have really taken the initiative in recent years, diversifying into new practice areas, whilst growing already successful teams
  • As their reputation has grown, so too has the number of top caliber lawyers joining the firm, as well as its overall revenue
  • Commutable from: Manchester, Knutsford, Warrington, Wilmslow, Altrincham, Stockport

The idea candidate

  • Junior solicitor with approx.1-2 PQE although all candidates with relevant experience will be considered
  • Strong academics A;A;B at A-Level and 2:1 in their LLB
  • Confident undertaking business development/networking
  • Comfortable assisting on a caseload of private family matters especially divorces and HNW finances
  • Some advocacy experience would be beneficial

The added extras

  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Top of the market salary
  • No chargeable hours/billings targets
  • Healthy work/life balance encouraged including flexible working

The next step

To register your interest in this Family Solicitor (1-2 PQE) opportunity, select the ‘APPLY’ option. Alternatively, contact Paula at Realm Recruit.

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