Family Solicitor (2-5 PQE)

Job Title: Family Solicitor (2-5 PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000
REF: 2800
Contact Name: Realm Recruit
Contact Email:

Are you a Family Solicitor looking for... 

  • A high-quality caseload of family work at a well-respected firm 

  • The opportunity to work from home 

  • The option to choose between a mix of private and public or exclusively private family cases  


A highly respected and successful firm in Greater Manchester are looking to take on a Private Family Solicitor with 2-5 years’ PQE.   

You will have the option to handle a mixed caseload of both private and public work or can choose to focus on exclusively private family cases 

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious family solicitor who is looking to join a well-respected firm and take on a caseload of high-quality family matters.  

Private Family Solicitor – North Manchester 

The company & role   

  • A very well-established firm with over 120 years' experience 

  • You will join a friendly and supportive team with excellent billings and an incredibly low staff turnover  

  • They have an experienced team of lawyers and solicitors and have a wealth of experience in a range of legal practice areas, including family and childcare law 

  • They have solicitors on the family law and children law panels 

  • In this role you will be dealing with a full caseload of either public and private or exclusively private family cases, primarily involving finances and divorce, but also including some children work 

  • Commutable from Bolton, Bury, Rochdale, Manchester, Blackburn and Wigan  

 Added extras and benefits  

  • Home working  

  • Competitive salary  

  • 25 days Annual leave + your birthday off 

  • Mobile phone 

  • Laptop 

  • Free parking 

  • Bonus based on bills paid 

  • Attendance bonus 

  • Coaching and mentoring plan 

The ideal candidate  

  • You will be a Family Solicitor with 2-5 years’ PQE 

  • You will have a clear understanding and application of family & children Law 

  • You will demonstrate passion and legal experience in a broad range of family law matters 

  • You will enjoy working collaboratively  

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 Baddeley on the email above. 

Michaela is a Consultant at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of family lawyers in the North West. Working with family teams across the region, 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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Please note: any references to salary and/or experience in our adverts are intended as a guide only.  

Realm is committed to supporting disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. Applicants are invited to contact Realm to identify any additional support they might require to enable them to make an application.  


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