Family Solicitor (5-9 PQE)

Job Title: Family Solicitor (5-9 PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £41,000+
REF: 965
Contact Name: Realm Recruit
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This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Family Solicitor to join an award-winning regional practice. In this role, you will join a close-knit team and undertake a diverse and interesting caseload. 

The firm have a long-standing tradition of promoting from within and offer an excellent package of benefits. They are also open to remote working and will consider part-time hours for the right candidate. 

Family Solicitor - Manchester 

The company & role 

  • A down-to-earth, friendly firm with a family feel and a deep-rooted history  

  • You will handle your own caseload of family and matrimonial matters 

  • The firm are committed to continually training and developing their staff and strongly encourage career progression 

  • They won law firm of the year at the Manchester Legal Awards and have been awarded the Investors in People Gold accreditation. 

  • Commutable from Manchester, Stockport, Ashton-under-Lyne, Tameside, Oldham, Rochdale, High Peak 

Added extras and benefits 

  • Generous holiday allowance plus the ability to purchase extra days 

  • Optional remote working 

  • Contributory pension scheme above the minimum threshold 

  • Death in service 

  • Paid for car-parking 

  • A laptop or iPad 

  • Annual bonding weekend away 

The ideal candidate 

  • Family Solicitor with 5-9 years’ PQE 

  • Will have experience of autonomously running a matrimonial caseload 

  • Will have a passion for finances 

  • Will have good advocacy skills 

  • May have experience of supervising and training junior team members 

  • Will enjoy working collaboratively and have an empathetic and personable nature 

  • May be a member of Resolution 

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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Please note: any references to salary and/or experience in our adverts are intended as a guide only. 

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