Senior Family Associate

Job Title: Senior Family Associate
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000
REF: 2637
Contact Name: Realm Recruit
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A top commercial law firm is looking for a Senior Family Solicitor to join their highly regarded team in Manchester city centre.   

In this role, you will be working closely with the head of the family with a view of eventually taking over the HOD's responsibilities. 

you’ll handle a varied caseload of high-quality work, be part of a friendly, down-to-earth team and enjoy a healthy work-life balance.  

There are also direct opportunities for progression so this is the perfect position for a Family Solicitor looking to take the next step in developing their career. 

Senior Family Associate - Manchester  

The company & role 

  • A leading Manchester firm with a highly respected team 

  • In this role, you will be dealing with not only a varied caseload of complex cases and assisting high net worth clients but your role will also to mentor and help the junior team members 

  • There will be occasional travel to London 

  • There is no need for a following  

  • The firm has a down-to-earth, social dynamic and a great team mentality 

  • Commutable from Manchester, Cheshire, Warrington and Lancashire 

Added extras and benefits

  • Competitive salary 
  • Exceptional culture and emphasis placed on employee wellbeing 

  • Flexible and home working 

  • Generous holiday allowance, plus the option to purchase extra days 

  • Short and long-term progression opportunities 

  • An active social calendar of team parties and events along with charity fundraisers 

  • 25 days annual leave 

  • Discretionary yearly bonus 

  • Death in service 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Family Solicitor with at least 7+ years’ PQE 

  • A personable and articulate communicator with excellent client care skills 

How to apply for this Family 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 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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