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Family Solicitor

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  • 1-3 PQE 
  • Above-market rate salary (10% higher than the average for this role) 
  • Significant scope for progression  
  • Interesting and diverse work – grow your career prospects 
  • Hybrid working  
  • Subsidised parking 

We are pleased to bring to market a fantastic opportunity with a highly regarded, friendly law firm in Greater Manchester, which is recruiting for Family Solicitor with around 1-3 PQE to join its Legal 500 team and get stuck into an interesting caseload of private and Police Federation work. 
The team sits on the Police Federation panel, so you’ll handle a variety of family matters, developing your skills in both public and private family law.  

The role comes with lots of room for progression, as you’ll be tasked with working with the Head of Family to grow work from five different federations, gaining key interpersonal and commercial skills right off the bat.  

The firm has embraced hybrid working and you’ll be able to work from home for part of your week. Additional benefits include healthcare, generous annual leave provisions and plenty of secretarial and administrative support within the team to help you do your best work each day. 

The firm has fantastic transport links and there is subsidised parking available to keep your commuting expenses low.  

The right person will have experience of dealing with private family law cases and be looking for a role where they can stretch their legs and gain valuable, career-boosting experience quickly.  

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 Amanda Bower at Realm Recruit. 

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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£45,000 - £50,000


  • Greater Manchester

Role type

  • Hybrid working

Contract type

  • Permanent

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