Senior Family Associate

Job Title: Senior Family Associate
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: c. £65,000
REF: 1426
Contact Name: Paula Pawlowska
Contact Email:

JMW a Legal 500 and Chambers recognised national law firm are looking for an experienced Family Solicitor to join their offices in Manchester city centre as a Senior Associate.

In this Family Senior Associate role, you'll join a dynamic multi-service firm working side-by-side the Head of Department and handling a mixed bag of interesting family matters, often on behalf of high-net-worth clients. 

The firm are committed to the development of its staff and have a fantastic team culture. What’s more, you’ll receive an excellent salary and a competitive benefits package. 

Senior Family Associate – Manchester 

The company & role 

  •  A leading full-service law firm with offices nationally and a Tier 1 Legal 500-recognised Private Client department 

  • International family law is an increasing feature of their practice and they understand the importance of giving rapid, authoritative guidance where there are cross-border considerations, including jurisdiction races or urgent situations involving children 

  • The firm are accredited by Investors in People and have been named as one of The Sunday Times’ Best Companies to Work For 

  • Commutable from: Manchester, Cheshire, Stockport, Warrington and High Peak 

Added extras and benefits  

  • Top of the market salary 

  • Pension scheme 

  • Death in service 

  • Group Income protection 

  • Annual travel insurance 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Senior Associate with 8 years' PQE+

  • Will have experience of dealing with a broad range of private family work including finances, divorces and private children matters 

  • Someone with experience of building up a caseload and an established personal brand in and around South Manchester 

  • A self-starter, who enjoys networking and business development 

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 law recruitment specialist. She works with family solicitors at all levels and has connections with family departments across the North West and the Midlands. 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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