Family Solicitor (4-6 PQE)

Job Title: Family Solicitor (4-6 PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greater Manchester
Salary: £37,000-£43,000
REF: 394
Contact Name: Paula Pawlowska
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Job Published: Tuesday 17 Sep 2019

In this Family Solicitor role you will join a well-respected south Manchester family department that has been recognised for the outstanding level of private family work they deal with, including high net worth and ultra-high net worth cases. You will have the chance to work side-by-side with other family solicitors, running your own caseload and conducting pro bono work whilst growing your personal brand.

Family Solicitor – Stockport

The company & role

  • Legal 500 family department
  • One the leading full-service practice in the south Manchester area.
  • The team is relatively small, but incredibly well-respected. Their focus is almost exclusively on high value divorce and associated ancillary relief and children matters. You will work closely with the teams more experienced lawyers on particularly complex and high stakes files, whilst also independently running your own caseload.
  • Commutable from Manchester, Wilmslow, Macclesfield, Tameside, High Peak


The ideal candidate

  • Ideally 4-6 PQE
  • Background in handling a wide range of privately funded matters including divorce, financial matters and private Children Act files
  • Experience of independently running a caseload
  • Exposure to running legal clinics highly desirable
  • Experience of dealing with high-value divorce/ancillary relief matters
  • A genuine commitment to forging a career within family law in south Manchester through networking and business development.

Added extras

  • Additional pension contributions
  • Exceptional culture, with massive emphasis placed on employee well-being and having a healthy work/life balance
  • Genuine career progression prospects; many of the senior lawyers/partners have progressed from junior level within the firm

The next step

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