Private Family Solicitor (3+ PQE)

Job Title: Private Family Solicitor (3+ PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £40,000+
REF: 2288
Contact Name: Paula Pawlowska
Contact Email:

An award-winning multi-service law firm in South Manchester are looking for a Private Family Solicitor with 3+ PQE to join them. 

In this role, you’ll handle a range of family law and matrimonial matters and will work closely alongside the Head of Department. You’ll also have plenty of opportunities to get out and network on behalf of the firm. 

This is really an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Family Solicitor looking for a new challenge that will enable them to grow their personal brand. 

Private Family Solicitor – South Manchester  

The company & role 

  • A forward-thinking law firm with offices in Cheshire and Manchester 

  • In this role, you’ll be entrusted with your own varied caseload of family matters and will assist a senior solicitor on more complex cases 

  • You’ll be expected to network within the local business community and with key referral sources in order to develop the profile of the family team 

  • Commutable from Wilmslow, Alderley Edge, Stockport, Macclesfield and South Manchester 

Added extras and benefits  

  • Above market-rate salary 

  • Private healthcare 

  • Christmas closure without having to use up annual leave 

  • Generous bonus scheme 

  • Home working (1 day at home) 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Private Family Solicitor with 3+ years' PQE  

  • Will have experience of handling a wide range of private family law matters 

  • Will have advocacy experience 

  • A confident communicator who delivers an excellent standard of client care 

  • Will enjoy networking and business development 

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 a family recruitment specialist. She works with family solicitors at all levels and has connections with family departments across the North West. 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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