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Private Family Solicitor 1+ PQE – Great salary – Choose your own benefits

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Our client, a forward-thinking Yorkshire law firm, is looking for a private family lawyer with at least one year’s PQE to join their family team in Huddersfield.  

The salary is for this role is considerably higher than the market average for legal aid law, plus you’ll be able to enjoy hybrid working and work from home for two days per week.  

The development opportunities in this role are also fantastic and there will be plenty of scope for you to progress your career as part of a successful, growing team.  

In the role, you’ll run a caseload of 90% legal aid work, including childcare arrangements, domestic abuse and divorce files. You will also complete your own advocacy, supported by senior members of the family team. The right candidate will have experience of legal aid work. 

The firm has a great benefits package, including an attractive bonus scheme, 24 days holiday plus bank holidays and your birthday off. What’s more, you’ll also benefit from a company pension scheme, death in service and access to Perkbox, which provides a range of high-street discounts and offers. 

The firm also offers a Flexible Benefits scheme which will not only allow you to buy and sell your holiday, but will enable you to work flexible hours, so you can fit your work around any family commitments or other responsibilities. 

How to apply for this role 

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

Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Lucy Wickham at Realm Recruit.  

Lucy is an Associate Consultant at Realm and specialises in recruiting family solicitors across Yorkshire. She works with family departments at firms of all shapes and sizes in Leeds, York, Harrogate and Huddersfield. If you are looking for a new position, Lucy is ready to help you make a move.    

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£38,000 - £45,000


  • Greater Manchester

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  • Office working

Contract type

  • Permanent

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