Senior Family Solicitor

Job Title: Senior Family Solicitor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: York
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000
REF: 2884
Contact Name: Realm Recruit
Contact Email:

Are you a Family Solicitor looking for...  

  • An exciting caseload of Private Family work?

  • A supportive firm with an excellent workplace culture? 

  • A generous package of benefits?  

An award-winning law firm is looking for a Senior Family Solicitor with 6+ years’ PQE to join their expanding team in the historic city of York.  

In this role you will take on a mix of high-quality Private Family cases, focusing on divorce, finance and private children work. 

The firm places an emphasis on support and progression so this is an excellent opportunity for someone who is keen to improve their skillset and gain hands-on experience. 

Senior Family Solicitor – York 

The company & role 

  • A highly accredited Yorkshire law firm that has been awarded the national Law Society’s law management quality mark 

  • The firm is well established, with a range of offices across Yorkshire 

  • You will handle a caseload of Private Family work, focusing on divorce, finance and private children cases 

  • You will join a friendly and supportive team with an incredibly low staff turnover 

  • The firm highly supports self-development and interacts as one large support network and knowledge bank, to allow people to grow and ultimately succeed 

  • Commutable from York, Harrogate, Leeds 

 Added extras and benefits 

  • The firm is an employee-owned business with a generous profit-sharing scheme in place 

  • Generous holiday entitlement 

  • Discounted bus travel 

  • Paycare Health Cash Plan 

  • Payroll giving scheme for tax-free charitable donations 

  • Professional membership support 

  • Death in Service Life Assurance  

  • Interest-free loan for annual travel pass 

  • Free conveyancing on your main residential property 

  • A free will 

  • Regular social events including summer BBQ and a Christmas party 

The ideal candidate 

  • An experienced Family Solicitor or Legal Executive with 6+ years PQE 

  • Will enjoy working collaboratively 

  • Will be able to work well under pressure 

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 Lucy Wickham on the email above. 

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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Please note: any references to salary and/or experience in our adverts are intended as a guide only.  

Realm is committed to supporting disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. Applicants are invited to contact Realm to identify any additional support they might require to enable them to make an application. 




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