Family Solicitor (2+ PQE)

Job Title: Family Solicitor (2+ PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £34,000+
REF: 893
Contact Name: Paula Pawlowska
Contact Email:

A well-established regional firm in South Manchester is looking to take on a family solicitor with at least 2 years’ PQE. In this role you will join a Legal 500 recognised departmenthandle your own caseload of matters and assist senior solicitors on more complex files 

As you will be working closely with more experienced colleagues, you’ll have the opportunity to learn from family law experts, develop your skillset and ultimately, progress your legal career.  

Family Solicitor  Stockport

The company & role 

  • One of South Manchester’s leading full-service practices with a Legal 500 family department 

  • You will join a relatively small but well-respected team that focuses almost exclusively on high-value divorce and associated ancillary relief and children matters 

  • As well as independently handling your own family caseload, you will assist senior members of the team on complex and high-stake matters 

  • You will be occasionally be required to travel to legal clinics 

  • The firm are known for their lively and supportive team culture and really emphasise the importance of having a healthy work-life balance 

  • Commutable from Manchester, Stockport, Ashton-under Lyne, High Peak and Warrington 

Added extras and benefits 

  • Additional pension contributions 

  • Genuine career progression prospects 

  • Exceptional company culture 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Family Solicitor with  years PQE 

  • Will have experience of autonomously running a caseload 

  • Will be used to assisting senior solicitors with complex ancillary matters 

  • Will have a mix of private family experience involving finances, divorces and private children matters 

  • Will be a skilled advocate  

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 interestcontact Paula on 03300 245 606 or email 

Paula is a senior consultant here at Realm and our family recruitment specialist. She works with family solicitors at all levels and has connections with family departments across the North West, Yorkshire and the Midlands. As a result of her in-depth knowledge of the family law market, she is perfectly placed to help you take your next step.  

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