Family Solicitor (5 PQE+)

Job Title: Family Solicitor (5 PQE+)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greater Manchester
Salary: £45,000+
REF: 394
Contact Name: Paula Pawlowska
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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 in a team of five and focus on commercial aspects of private family law work. This is a great opportunity for someone who would like a better work-life balance whilst dealing with a caseload which is on par level to that of city centre firms. 

Family Solicitor – South Manchester

The company & role

  • Legal 500 family team
  • 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

  • 5 PQE+
  • Background in handling a wide range of privately funded matters including divorce, financial matters and private Children Act files, with a particual emphasis on commercial matters.
  • Experience of independently running a caseload
  • You will already be self-generating a portion of your work in South Manchester and/or Cheshire
  • Experience of dealing with high-value divorce/ancillary relief matters

Added extras

  • Flexible working, including remote working
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Additional pension contributions
  • Death in service
  • Health Cash Plan (BUPA)
  • Christmas closure
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Exceptional culture, with massive emphasis placed on employee well-being and having a healthy work/life balance

The next step

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