Private Family Solicitor (10+ PQE)

Job Title: Private Family Solicitor (10+ PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bolton
Salary: £45,000+ DOE
REF: 1508
Contact Name: Paula Pawlowska
Contact Email:

Russell & Russell, a highly respected regional firm with offices all over the Northwest are looking for a Private Family solicitor with 10+ years’ PQE to join their Bolton office. 

Working as part of their busy family department you will run your own private paying caseload. In return, you’ll receive an excellent benefits package and have access to a plethora of training and development opportunities. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a friendly and supportive family team at a forward-thinking law firm. 

Private Family Solicitor – Bolton 

The company & role   

  • A pioneering regional firm with low staff turnover and 9 offices across the North West  

  • With secretarial support, you will run your own family law caseload and undertake your own advocacy   

  • Ongoing training, guidance and support will be provided  

  • Russell and Russell are a close-knit and down-to-earth firm with an active calendar of social and charity events 

  • Commutable from Bolton, Bury, Rochdale, Manchester, Blackburn and Wigan  

 Added extras and benefits  

  • Competitive salary  

  • Pension scheme  

  • Generous holiday allowance  

  • Attendance bonus  

  • Northern Rail discount scheme  

  • Discounted legal services  

  • Cycle2Work scheme  

The ideal candidate  

  • You will be a Private Family Solicitor with 10+ years’ PQE 

  • You have the capability of undertaking a mix of Legal Aid & Private Family work in all areas 

  • You have good organisational skills 

  • You have excellent attention to detail (accuracy essential) 

  • You have good communication skills 

  • You have good IT skills 

  • You have the ability to work well within a team 

  • You have a friendly and professional manner 

How to apply for this Private Family Solicitor 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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