Private Family Solicitor (5-10 PQE)

Job Title: Private Family Solicitor (5-10 PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000
REF: 1547
Contact Name: Paula Pawlowska
Contact Email:

A well-established, family-run practice is looking for a Private Family Solicitor to join them at their office in Stockport. 

Working as part of a tight-knit and supportive team, you’ll run a varied caseload. In return, you’ll receive a competitive salary and benefits package and will be able to work flexibly. 

Private Family Solicitor – South Manchester

The company & role 

  • A forward-thinking regional law firm with solid growth plans and offices in Manchester and Cheshire 

  • With administrative support, you will handle a caseload of private family matters including divorces, civil partnerships, finances and cases involving children 

  • The firm have a friendly and tight-knit team and are very supportive of work/life balance as demonstrated by their attitude towards flexibility with working hours 

  • Commutable from Manchester, Cheshire, Ashton-Under-Lyne and Altrincham 

Added extras and benefits 

  • Competitive pay 

  • Quarterly bonus 

  • Flexible working arrangement; including flexible hours or working part-time 

  • 20 days holidays increasing with length of service 

  • Christmas closure without having to use up annual leave 

  • Reasonable billing targets 

  • Ongoing secretarial support  

The ideal candidate 

  • A Family Solicitor or Family Legal Executive with 5-10 years PQE 

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

  • Will have advocacy experience  

  • May be a member of Resolution 

  • May have experience of dealing with public and legal aid matters 

  • Will have an empathetic and personable nature and enjoy working collaboratively  

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 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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