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Family Solicitor

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  • 2+ PQE
  • Hybrid working – 2 days from home for work-life balance
  • Opportunity for career growth – potential to become head of department later down the line
  • Engage with complex and HNW private family matters

Our client, a highly respected firm with longstanding roots, seeks a dedicated Family Solicitor to strengthen their team in Oldham. This reputable practice boasts a rich history and a trusted name in the community, providing a stellar opportunity for you to advance your career.

In return for your expertise, this role offers a competitive salary alongside the luxury of hybrid working arrangements. You’ll be tasked with handling an engaging mix of private family cases, including finances and children-related matters, supported by experienced partners.

As a Family Solicitor in this role, you will contribute meaningfully to the firm’s success, working closely with esteemed colleagues and enjoying the satisfaction of complex and rewarding casework. The firm values your professional development, making this a valuable step in your legal career.

You will bring at least 2 years of post-qualification experience in private family law and share the firm’s commitment to excellent client care. Your strong advocacy skills and enthusiasm for handling a broad range of cases will make you stand out as an asset to the team.

You’ll benefit from a supportive and cohesive environment within a close-knit team, enjoy hybrid working flexibility, and have clear prospects for escalation to leadership positions. The firm’s unique ethos and community involvement make it an exceptional place to thrive.

This role is set within a company that is proud of its history, its supportive and community-engaged ethos, and the provision of trusted legal services. Their specialism in private family matters ensures you will be part of a team that values professionalism and integrity.

If you’re seeking a position that promotes both personal and professional growth, within a firm that prides itself on its supportive culture and commitment to the local community, this could be your ideal next move.

How to apply for this role
If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’.

Alternatively, contact Amanda Bower to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest.

Amanda is a Senior Consultant at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of family lawyers in Greater Manchester and East Cheshire. Working with family teams across the region, she recruits for family law roles at all levels, from paralegal to partner. If you’re a family solicitor looking to make a move, Amanda can help you take your next step.

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£35,000 - £38,000


  • Greater Manchester

Role type

  • Hybrid working

Contract type

  • Permanent

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Amanda Bower

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Specialist for family and care lawyers in Manchester and East Cheshire.

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