Private Family Senior Associate (6+ PQE)

Job Title: Private Family Senior Associate (6+ PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Blackburn
Salary: £45,000+
REF: 2600
Contact Name: Realm Recruit
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A legal 500 recognised ‘leading’ firm are looking for a Private Family solicitor with 6+ years PQE to join their firm in Lancashire.  

In this role you will take on a mixed bag of private family work, with a view to also assisting the firm with business development matters.  

The firm are committed to the development of its staff and have a fantastic team culture. They also offer an excellent salary and a competitive benefits package.  

Private Family Solicitor - Lancashire 

The company & role  

  • A growing top 100 full-service law firm with offices across Manchester, Lancashire and Leeds  

  • You’ll be dealing with a mix of private family matters and assisting the firm with business development 

  • The firm are committed to staff training and development, this has been recognised through their Investors in People accreditation and awards.   

  • A number of their lawyers are included in the latest editions of the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners  

  • Commutable from Preston, Lancashire, Chorley, Blackpool and Burnley  

Added extras and benefits   

  • Homeworking  

  • 33 Days Annual Leave (including bank holidays)  

  • Annual Leave Purchase Scheme  

  • Birthday leave  

  • Training and Development  

  • Progression Opportunities  

  • Company Pension  

  • Service Awards  

  • Health Care Benefits   

  • BUPA   

  • Social Events  

The ideal candidate  

  • A Family Solicitor or Legal Executive with 6+ years’ PQE  

  • Will have family law experience  

  • Will have excellent communication skills  

  • Will have very good time management and organisation skills  

  • A team player who is able to multi-task and work to strict deadlines and targets  

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

Michaela is a 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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Please note: any references to salary and/or experience in our adverts are intended as a guide only.   

Realm is committed to supporting disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. Applicants are invited to contact Realm to identify any additional support they might require to enable them to make an application. 


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