Family Solicitor (2 PQE+)

Job Title: Family Solicitor (2 PQE+)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Merseyside
Salary: £28,000 - £32,000
REF: 1705
Contact Name: Michaela Baddeley
Contact Email:

A well-established Merseyside firm are looking for a Family Solicitor to join their friendly team.  

Working as part of the firm’s accredited family department, you’ll take over a full caseload of varied matters including public and private children cases, divorces, financial remedy and domestic abuse matters. 

Along with a healthy work-life balance (you’ll be able to work flexibly and from home for part of the week after an initial training period), you’ll receive a competitive salary and enjoy a supportive working environment. 


Family Solicitor - Merseyside 

The company & role 

  • A down-to-earth regional firm with an excellent reputation and strong ties to the local community 

  • Working as part of a busy family team, you’ll handle a mixed family caseload, consisting mainly of legal aid matters 

  • The firm have an open and supportive working culture and are enthusiastic about helping their lawyers develop their careers 

  • Commutable from: Liverpool, The Wirral, Prescott, Warrington, St Helens and Wigan 

 Added extras and benefits 

  • Home working (after completion of introductory training) 

  • Flexible working 

  • Manageable caseload 

  • Administrative support 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Family Solicitor with 2+ years PQE 

  • The work of the firm is predominately legal aid, so you must have an understanding of the legal aid systems and CCMS  

  • Will be an excellent communicator 

  • Will have very good time management and organisation skills 

  • May be on the Law Society Panel 

  • A team player who is able to multi-task 


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 Michaela on 03300 245 606 or email  

Michaela is a Junior Consultant at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of family lawyers in Merseyside. Working with family teams in Liverpool, Birkenhead and The Wirral, 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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