Family Solicitor

Job Title: Family Solicitor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greater Manchester
Salary: £45,000-£55,000
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Contact Name: Paula Pawlowska
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In this family solicitor role you will have the opportunity to join a Top 200 firm as a matrimonial lawyer who will be dealing with a genuine range of privately funded matters, including divorce proceedings, pre-nuptial agreements, cohabitee disputes and financial arrangements. The firm is ambitious and increasingly forward-thinking, with now being an ideal time to join to make the most of its current trajectory. This would be a great role for someone who already generates a portion of their work but would like the support of a bigger, regional firm.

Family Solicitor – Manchester

The company & role

  • Top 200 UK firm
  • They have a real commitment to personal/private client legal services. With offices spread across the North West, they are one of the well-respected in the region.
  • With longstanding roots in the North West and in Manchester particularly, they have long been committed to offering the combination of a relaxed working environment and good quality work.
  • Commutable from Manchester City Centre, South Manchester and Cheshire 

The ideal candidate

  • Ideally 5 PQE+ albeit anyone with 3 PQE+ will be considered
  • Wide ranging experience of private family matters, particuraly finances
  • Confident undertaking business development/networking
  • Some following would be desirable though not essential
  • Comfortable running their own caseload of private family matters
  • Be prepared to travel to and work from other offices


Added extras

  • Death in Service x 3 salary
  • Private Medical Insurance cover (subject to eligibility)
  • 25 days holiday per annum + Bank Holidays
  • 3% contribution (by employer) to pension scheme

The next step

To register your interest in this Family Solicitor vacancy, select the ‘APPLY’ option. Alternatively, contact Paula at Realm Recruit.

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