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Junior Family Solicitor

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  • NQ-5 PQE
  • Supportive company culture with a focus on wellbeing
  • Hybrid working model – two days from home
  • Clear progression pathway within a highly respected firm

Our client, a leading law firm with a rich heritage in Cheshire and North Wales, is seeking a Junior Family Solicitor to complement their forward-thinking Family team in Chester. This prestigious practice, renowned for its exceptional client service and community involvement, offers a unique blend of traditional values and modern innovation.

In return for your expertise, the role offers a highly competitive salary and the ability to maintain a work-life balance with two days of home working. Embrace the opportunity to progress your career in a conducive environment that supports personal and professional growth.

As a Junior Family Solicitor, you’ll collaborate closely with the Head of Family, managing a workload that has a genuine impact on your clients. You’ll handle a variety of private family matters, providing expert advice and legal support while being an integral part of a wider team renowned for its collaborative spirit and internal referrals.

You are a qualified family solicitor with ideally 2+ years of PQE, bringing a wealth of knowledge in private family law. Your proactive approach and dedication to client care will help you succeed and make a real difference in the lives of those you assist.

Our client offers a supportive workplace that recognises your contributions with substantial benefits, including healthcare plans, retail discounts, and a generous annual leave allowance. They commit to your career journey, providing defined pathways to associate positions and beyond, fostering a conducive environment for your ambitions.

The firm’s ethos is centred around its people, with various social events fostering a collaborative and friendly atmosphere. As a socially conscious organisation, they actively engage with the local community through sponsorships and partnerships, which will enhance your sense of purpose and connection to the local community.

If you’re looking for a role where your skills will be valued and nurtured within a supportive and dynamic environment, this could be the perfect platform for your career advancement.

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 Michaela Baddeley at Realm Recruit to learn more about this opportunity or register your interest.

Michaela is an Associate Consultant at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of family lawyers in Merseyside, Lancashire and Cheshire West. 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, Michaela can help you take your next step.

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£40,000 - £40,000


  • Cheshire

Role type

  • Hybrid working

Contract type

  • Permanent

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Michaela Baddeley

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Specialist for family and care lawyers in Merseyside, Lancashire and West Cheshire.

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