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Private Family Solicitor

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  • Fantastic progression and development opportunity – work alongside the Head of Family
  • Work exclusively on private family matters
  • Legal 500 team
  • Firm puts huge focus on employee wellbeing

Our client, a well-respected Yorkshire regional law firm, is looking for a Private Family Solicitor with 4+ PQE to join its growing Legal 500 team in Leeds.

The firm has embraced hybrid working and you’ll be able to work from home two days per week.

This is a fantastic progression and development opportunity, as you will work directly alongside the Head of Family on all the team’s private family law matters, including divorce, finance and private children cases. You’ll therefore enjoy unrivalled exposure internally and in the external family law market.

The right candidate will have experience in running private family cases but needn’t have specialised in this area before. You will, however, need advocacy experience and be able to manage your own caseload confidently.

By specialising in the private family law sphere, you’ll gain access to higher pay and more opportunity later in your career.

In addition to competitive pay, hybrid working and fantastic prospects, you’ll also benefit from enhanced annual leave, your birthday off and free parking. The firm puts a huge focus on the health and wellbeing of its team and encourages a positive work/life balance.

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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£40,000 - £50,000


  • West Yorkshire

Role type

  • Hybrid working

Contract type

  • Permanent

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Lucy Wickham

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Lucy specialises in the recruitment of family and care lawyers across Yorkshire.

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