Private Family Solicitor (2-4 PQE)

Job Title: Private Family Solicitor (2-4 PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000
REF: 2463
Contact Name: Michaela Baddeley
Contact Email:

A newly established, family law boutique are looking to take on a Family Solicitor with advocacy experience. 

In this role, you will join a close-knit family team and handle your own varied private client caseload including finances, divorces and private children matters.  

The firm are very flexible and offer their lawyers a very healthy work-life balance. They also offer good progression opportunities and an excellent commission structure. 

Private Family Solicitor – North Manchester 

The company & role 

  • A specialist family law practice headed up by an experienced and award-winning lawyer 

  • The firm handle the full range of family work, including divorces, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, adoption, cohabitation agreements and fertility and parenting law matters 

  • They combine the best of both worlds: a down-to-earth approach and good-quality work 

  • Commutable from Ramsbottom, North Manchester, Bolton, Bury, Rochdale and Burnley 

 Added extras and benefits 

  • 5 weeks holiday plus time off between Christmas and New Year

  • 2 days home working per week 

  • Pension 

  • Clear commission/bonus structure on top of salary based on billings 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Family Solicitor with 2-4 years’ PQE 

  • Will have experience of autonomously running and assisting with a private family caseload 

  • Will have good advocacy skills 

  • May be interested in business development and marketing 

  • A personable individual who enjoys communicating with clients and providing them with a high level of service 

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 Michaela on 03300 245 606 or email    

Michaela is a Junior Consultant at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of family lawyers in Merseyside and Lancashire. Working with family teams in Liverpool, Southport, Preston and The Wirral, 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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