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Private Family Lawyer NQ-2 PQE (Solicitor, CILEX or experienced paralegal)

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  • Work from home for half the week
  • Handle a varied caseload of exclusively private family matters
  • Progress your career at this committed and down-to-earth law firm

Our client is looking for a Junior Family Lawyer (Solicitor, Legal Executive or experienced paralegal) with up to two years of experience to join its close-knit team in Preston.

The role comes with the ability to work from home for half the week and opportunities to progress your family law career.

As part of the firm’s private family team, you will work alongside and support the Head of Department. You’ll get exposure to a varied private caseload consisting of matrimonial work, co-habitation agreements, financial arrangements and some private children matters.

The firm is well-known for its excellent staff retention and its supportive team culture. It also offers its lawyers a great benefits package, including 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and your birthday off, life assurance and a medical cash plan.

You’ll also enjoy an employee assistance programme, conveyancing discounts and a contributory pension scheme.

How to apply for this Private Family Lawyer 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 Michaela Baddeley at Realm Recruit.

Michaela is an Associate Consultant at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of family lawyers in the North 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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£32,000 - £37,000


  • Lancashire

Role type

  • Hybrid working

Contract type

  • Permanent

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Michaela Baddeley

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Specialist for family and care lawyers in the North West.

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