Family Solicitor (5+ years' PQE)

Job Title: Family Solicitor (5+ years' PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chester
Salary: £36,000+
REF: 818
Contact Name: Paula Pawlowska
Contact Email:

A forward-thinking multi-service law firm is looking for a family solicitor to join their friendly team at their office in Chester. As part of the firm’s busy family department, you’ll handle a mixed family caseload, with a focus on financial matters and work on behalf of clients from across England and Wales. 

In return, you’ll receive an excellent benefits package and a plethora of training and development opportunities. 

Family Solicitor – Chester 

The company & role 

  • A pioneering regional firm with offices across the North West 

  • You will run your own privately funded family caseload, with a focus on financial matters 

  • You will also be expected to generate new clients through networking and business development 

  • A close-knit and down-to-earth firm with an active calendar of social and charity events 

  • Commutable from Chester, Wrexham, Ellesmere Port, South Wirral and Cheshire. 

 Added extras and benefits 

  • Competitive salary 

  • Pension scheme 

  • Generous holiday allowance 

  • Northern Rail discount scheme 

  • Discounted legal services 

  • Cycle2Work scheme 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Family Solicitor with 5+ years’ PQE and a particular interest in financial work 

  • Someone with experience of handling a genuine mix of privately funded matters 

  • Will be on the Family Law panel 

  • Will be able to undertake their own advocacy work 

  • Will be committed to delivering a quality service and excellent client care 

  • Someone who is well organised, has excellent attention to detail and good communication skills 

  • A confident networking comfortable undertaking business development activity 

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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