Head of Family

Job Title: Head of Family
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: up to £75,000
REF: 1665
Contact Name: Paula Pawlowska
Contact Email: paula.pawlowska@realmrecruit.com

An award-winning multi-service law firm in South Manchester are looking for a gregarious Family Solicitor to join them as Head of Department. 

While you won’t have to build up the department from scratch, you’ll be the driving force behind the team and will be responsible for growing the firm’s family offering through networking and business development. 

This really is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic family lawyer looking for a new challenge. 


Head of Family – South Manchester

The company & role 

  • A forward-thinking law firm with offices in Cheshire and Manchester 

  • In this role, you’ll handle your own varied caseload of family matters some of which will be self-generated and some of which will come from recommendations and word-of-mouth referrals 

  • You’ll also oversee the team, which will involve mentoring and supervising junior lawyers 

  • You’ll be expected to network within the local business community and with key referral sources in order to develop the profile of the family team 

  • Commutable from Wilmslow, Alderley Edge, Stockport, Macclesfield and South Manchester 

Added extras and benefits  

  • Private healthcare 

  • Christmas closure without having to use up annual leave 

  • Generous bonus scheme 

  • Home working 


The ideal candidate 

  • A Family Solicitor with 8+ years' PQE  

  • Will have experience of handling a wide range of private family law matters 

  • Will have experience of mentoring and supervising junior colleagues 

  • A confident communicator who delivers an excellent standard of client care 

  • Will enjoy networking and business development and have experience of building up a department 


How to apply for this Head of Family role  

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

Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Paula on 03300 245 606 or email paula.pawlowska@realmrecruit.com

Paula is a Principal Consultant here at Realm and a family recruitment specialist. She works with family solicitors at all levels and has connections with family departments across the North West. As a result of her in-depth knowledge of the family law market, she is perfectly placed to help you take your next step. 

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