Family Solicitor (3+ PQE)

Job Title: Family Solicitor (3+ PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: York
Salary: Competitive
REF: 744
Contact Name: Paula Pawlowska
Contact Email:

A well-respected multi-service Yorkshire firm is looking for a family solicitor to join their team in York city centre. As part of Harrowells Solicitors’ Legal-500 recognised family team, you will handle a varied caseload and benefit from the firm’s flexible working policy.

This role is available on either a part-time or full-time basis so it 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  

  • Legal 500 recognised family team 

  • You will manage your own caseload of matters including Divorce & Financial Remedy cases, Private Law Children and cohabitee/unmarried disputes. 

  • 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 

  • Flexible working hours

  • A close-knit team and a friendly and supportive working culture 

  • Excellent progression opportunities 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Family Solicitor with 3+ years PQE 

  • Someone who is used to running their own caseload and has experience handling matters involving unmarried disputes 

  • Experience of working on TOLATA cases would be useful but is not essential 

  • A proven record of hitting your financial targets 

  • A solicitor with excellent client care and organisational skills who works well under pressure and is an ambitious team player. 

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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