Senior Associate

Job Title: Senior Associate
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: c. £65,000
REF: 1592
Contact Name: Paula Pawlowska
Contact Email:

In this Senior Associate role you will join a national heavyweight with a reputation for being market leaders across private client facing practice areas, particularly family and matrimonial law. 

In this role, you will join a big team that boasts a plethora of well-known and highly respected partners, and become part of one of the North West’s most revered family teams, specialising in high-value divorce and ancillary relief matters. 

The firm offers the opportunity to work remotely majority of the time, so this is the perfect opportunity for someone looking for a healthier work life balance. 

Senior Associate (7 PQE +) – Manchester 

The company & role 

  • Legal 500, chambers listed team in the heart of Manchester 

  • This national firm has a longstanding commitment to personal legal services and is a market leader in a number of private client facing practice areas. They pride themselves on having fostered a fantastic working environment in all of their UK offices, with Manchester arguably being their most established site. You will support the continued growth of the team, which is presently going through something of a purple patch. 

  • Commutable from Manchester, Cheshire and Merseyside 


  • Working from home a couple of days a week 

  • Healthcare cash plan 

  • Private medial insurance for you and your spouse  

  • 28 days of annual leave  

  • Critical Illness cover 

  • Mobile phone allowance 

  • Flexible working 

The ideal candidate 

  • Senior Associate with 7+ years’ PQE 

  • Will have a particular interest in high net worth finance cases and private children matters 

  • Will be able to offer guidance and mentorship to the junior team members  

  • Will have consistent billings of c.180k+ per annum 

  • Confident undertaking business development/networking 

How to apply for this Senior Associate 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. 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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