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Private Family Senior Associate

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  • 4-7 PQE
  • Outstanding boutique firm with an exceptional reputation
  • Exclusively HNW clients with international case elements
  • Expedited pathway to partnership
  • Position in the heart of Manchester with the flexibility to work fully remotely
  • Competitive remuneration, bonus, and benefits package

Our client, a prestigious family law boutique in Manchester famed for its high-calibre managing partner, is seeking a Private Family Solicitor with between four and seven years PQE to join them as a Senior Associate.

This established practice prides itself on a supportive and collaborative culture, providing premium legal services to high-net-worth clients.

You’ll reap the rewards of a generous salary alongside remarkable flexibility, profiting from complete remote working and a bonus scheme that underscores your valuable input. The role offers exposure to an exclusive HNW private family caseload with captivating international elements, positioning you for a swift progression to partnership within the company.

The significance of your role cannot be overstated, as your legal expertise will navigate complex family matters, such as divorces, pre-nuptial agreements, and abduction cases. Your advocacy skills will be pivotal in court while you also develop lasting client relationships and extend the firm’s reach through networking.

In return, you’ll enjoy generous annual leave, plus your birthday off, and annual pay rises. The firm is deeply committed to your learning and development, funding attendance at international conferences. As part of your career journey, you may also relish the opportunity to relocate abroad.

Nestled at the heart of Manchester, yet embracing the modernity of remote working, our client stands out for its supportive and diligent team. Their culture is built on collaboration and mutual respect, fostering a nurturing environment that extends to every member.

If you’re poised to take your career to new heights, joining a dynamic setting where growth and personal ambition are celebrated, this opportunity is custom-designed for you.

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

Alternatively, contact Amanda Bower to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest.

Amanda is a Senior Consultant at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of family lawyers in Greater Manchester and East Cheshire. 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, Amanda can help you take your next step.

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£47,000 - £53,000


  • Greater Manchester

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  • Remote working

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  • Permanent

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Amanda Bower

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Specialist for family and care lawyers in Manchester and East Cheshire.

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