Private Family Associate

Job Title: Private Family Associate
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £43,000 +
REF: 2367
Contact Name: Realm Recruit
Contact Email:

A well-established Legal 500 regional firm in South Manchester is looking to take on a Private Family Associate with 4-6 years PQE. 

In this role, you will undertake a mixed caseload autonomously handling a broad range of private family work, 

The firm offers hybrid working so you'll be able to split your work between your home and the office so this is the perfect opportunity for a Private Family Associate looking to improve their work-life balance 

Private Family Associate – Manchester 

The company & role  

  • One of South Manchester’s leading full-service practices  
  • The firm has retained top-tier rankings for four of its practice areas and has five of the firm’s solicitors listed in the exclusive elite ‘Leading Lawyers’ list  
  • The firm is known for its lively and supportive team culture and really emphasises the importance of having a healthy work-life balance  
  • Commutable from Manchester, Stockport, Ashton-under Lyne, High Peak and Warrington  

Added extras and benefits  

  • Additional pension contributions  
  • 3 days working from home 
  • Genuine career progression prospects  
  • Exceptional company culture  

The ideal candidate  

  • A Private Family Associate with 4-6  years’ PQE  
  • Will have experience of pensions, prenups, private children matters, matrimonial matters and a full spectrum of advocacy experience 
  • Will have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships with team members, clients and potential clients  
  • Will be willing to network/get involved in business development

How to apply for this Private Family Associate 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 is a Principal Consultant here at Realm and our family recruitment specialist. She works with family solicitors at all levels and has connections with family departments across the North West, Yorkshire and the Midlands. 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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