Family Solicitor (5+ PQE)

Job Title: Family Solicitor (5+ PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000
REF: 810
Contact Name: Paula Pawlowska
Contact Email:

A Top 100 multi-service law firm are looking to take on a family solicitor to join their team in Leeds. The family department are experts in advising on divorces, separation and financial settlements as well as arrangements for children in the event of a relationship breakdown and often work on behalf of high-net-worth individuals including business leaders and celebrities. 

The firm have a very supportive working culture and actively encourage their staff to have a healthy work-life balance. In addition, they reward their lawyers with top-of-the-market pay and an outstanding benefits package. 

Family Solicitor – Leeds 

The company & role 

  • leading national heavyweight recognised by both the Legal 500 and Chambers 

  • National Law Firm of the Year at The Lawyer Awards 2019 

  • The firm have with exciting future growth plans in place across all their legal disciplines 

  • Working as part of the firm’s family team, you will be responsible for a diverse family and matrimonial caseload on behalf of clients from across the country 

  • Commutable from Leeds, Bradford, Huddersfield and Harrogate 

 Added extras and benefits 

  • Pension scheme 

  • Generous life assurance 

  • 25 days holiday with the option to buy extra days 

  • Your birthday off 

  • Private health and dental care 

  • Interest-free season ticket loans 

  • Corporate discounts 

  • Discounted conveyancing and legal advice 

The ideal candidate 

  • Family Solicitor with 5+ years’ PQE 

  • Will have good technical knowledge and experience of advising client on high-net-worth finance and divorce matters 

  • Will be a strong communicator and a good networker, comfortable undertaking business development activity 

  • May have the Resolution accreditation in high-net-worth finances, although this is not essential 

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 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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