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Family Solicitor

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  • 3+ PQE
  • Clear progression pathway to Legal Director
  • Supportive culture
  • Hybrid working model

A unique opportunity has arisen for a talented Family Solicitor, specialising in finance and capable of managing complex cases, to join a highly respected legal firm based in Cleckheaton.

In return, you can expect a competitive salary with the prospect of becoming a Legal Director on the horizon. The firm is committed to nurturing a supportive and collaborative culture that places a high emphasis on work-life balance and staff wellbeing, recognising its team as its biggest asset.

In this role, you’ll maintain your own caseload focused primarily on finances and divorce. The firm is also open to welcoming candidates interested in private children’s cases, with the prospect of a 50/50 case split. Your responsibilities will include managing client expectations, engaging counsel, and handling trusts and financial relief cases.

The ideal candidate will need to demonstrate experience in complex finance work, managerial capabilities, and an ability to independently handle caseloads.

If you are seeking a fresh challenge with the opportunity to make an impact and progress your career in a friendly team with a shared vision, this opportunity is for you.

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

Lucy is a Principal 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 - £68,000


  • 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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