Private Family Solicitor

Job Title: Private Family Solicitor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Preston
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000
REF: 2442
Contact Name: Michaela Baddeley
Contact Email:

A regional law firm with a fantastic reputation is looking for a Family Solicitor with 5+ years PQE to join their team in Preston.

In this role, you’ll handle a full caseload of good quality and interesting private family matters involving divorces, separations and finances. 

In return, you’ll receive a very competitive salary, benefit from the firm’s generous bonus scheme, flexible working and enjoy a supportive working environment. 

Private Family Solicitor - Preston 

The company & role 

  • A full-service Legal 500 law firm with offices across the North West 

  • Working as part of a busy family team, you’ll handle a mixed caseload of private family matters 

  • The firm have a client-focused and passionate culture and a track record of promoting from within and giving employees hands-on exposure to a diverse range of matters   

  • The firm actively promotes a healthy work life balance and provide its solicitors with the option to have a 60/40 split between the office and their home 

  • Commutable from: Preston, Lancaster, Chorley, Blackpool, Blackburn and Wigan. 

 Added extras and benefits 

  • Very competitive pay  

  • 28 days holiday plus Bank Holidays 

  • Life assurance 

  • Pension scheme 

  • Exceptional training and development scheme and internal progression   

  • Flexible working hours and home working availability 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Family Solicitor with 5+ years PQE 

  • Will have experience of dealing with the full range of private family matters 

  • Will be an excellent communicator with exceptional client care skills 

  • Will have very good time management and organisation skills 

  • A team player who is able to multi-task 

How to apply for this 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. Working with family teams in Liverpool, Birkenhead 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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