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Family Solicitor

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  • NQ-2 PQE
  • Specialise in private children cases
  • Top salary (10-15% above market-rate)
  • Hybrid working
  • Progression all the way up to Partner

An award-winning, regional heavyweight law firm is looking for a Family Solicitor NQ-2 PQE to join its Legal 500 private children team in West Yorkshire.

The role comes with a salary way above market rate (10-15% above) and hybrid working.

The team has lots of inbound work coming in, so you will be able to hit the ground running, building your expertise and profile, and enjoying unfettered progression all the way up the ranks through Associate to Senior Associate and, eventually, to Partner.

This role is a great opportunity for those who want to progress quickly and have a preference for private children cases.

The team is well established with a fantastic, well-liked head of department, with a proven track record of developing her team up the ranks. There is a down-to-earth, friendly culture within this good-sized team of seven fee earners.

The right candidate will have experience of private children cases and be able to do their own advocacy.

The opportunity comes with a fantastic benefits package, including an enhanced holiday allowance that increases further with your length of service, a generous pension scheme and an attractive bonus scheme. You’ll also get a pay review every year.

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’.

Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Lucy Wickham at Realm Recruit.

Lucy is an Associate Consultant at Realm and specialises in recruiting family solicitors across Yorkshire. She works with family departments at firms of all shapes and sizes in Leeds, York, Harrogate and Huddersfield. If you are looking for a new position, Lucy is ready to help you make a move.

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£40,000 - £47,000


  • West Yorkshire

Role type

  • Hybrid working

Contract type

  • Permanent

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Lucy Wickham

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Specialist for family and care lawyers in Yorkshire.

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