Private Family Solicitor

Job Title: Private Family Solicitor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Altrincham
Salary: Circa. £40,000 - £47,000
REF: 2617
Contact Name: Realm Recruit
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Are you looking to join a Tier 1 family team and handle top-quality work, including matters with an international element? 

A very well-regarded boutique in Altrincham are looking for a Family Solicitor with 3-5 PQE to join their team as an Associate. 

In this role you will be working as part of a team with a partner and other experienced family solicitors on complex cases, often with an international angle 

You’ll have plenty of opportunities to get out there and network in order to grow your personal brand and really make a name for yourself within family law. 

Private Family Solicitor – Altrincham 

The company & role 

  • A very well-respected family law firm with offices across Cheshire and Manchester 

  • You will join a down-to-earth expert team and deal with an array of privately funded family matters including medium to high-net-worth divorces, private children cases and cross-border matters 

  • A number of senior solicitors within the team are recognised in the Legal 500 as a result of their expertise and experience 

  • The firm offer clear and transparent progression opportunities to their lawyers and provide a supportive working environment 

  • Commutable from Altrincham, Sale, Warrington, Manchester and Northwich 

 Added extras and benefits 

  • Highly competitive salary 

  • 25 days holiday 

  • Home working for part of the week 

  • Pension scheme 

  • Work laptop and mobile phone 

  • Private healthcare 

  • Clear progression structure 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Family Solicitor with 3-5 years’ PQE 

  • Will have experience of dealing with complex, high-net-worth family matters 

  • Will have experience of working independently on private family files 

  • Will have strong billings 

  • Will have experience of working collaboratively on files alongside senior family solicitors 

  • Will enjoy networking and business development 

  • Will have advocacy experience 

  • A confident and articulate communicator  

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 Pawlowska at Realm Recruit. 

Paula is a Principal Consultant and Family Team Lead at Realm. Specialising in the recruitment of family lawyers, she works with family solicitors and care 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, Paula is perfectly placed to help you take your next step. 

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