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Senior Family Solicitor

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  • 6+ PQE
  • Hybrid working model – enjoy the work-life balance with 2 days home working
  • Clear career pathway – opportunity to progress to director level
  • Community-oriented firm – play an active role in local initiatives and networking

Our client, a prestigious practice with a rich heritage in Cheshire and North Wales, is seeking a Senior Family Solicitor to bolster their esteemed team in Chester. This opportunity is ideal for someone aspiring to make a tangible impact and develop their career in a supportive and dynamic environment.

In return, you’ll have the flexibility to achieve a harmonious work-life balance within a firm that truly values wellbeing.

As a Senior Family Solicitor, you’ll be managing a varied and complex caseload, delivering exceptional service, and engaging in meaningful business development. This role is not only about expert legal guidance but also about shaping the lives of your clients and your community positively.

To excel in this role, you’ll need to be a seasoned Family Solicitor, with 6+ years’ PQE and possess strong communication and time management skills. Your ability to delegate effectively and a solid grasp of finances within a legal department will be key.

In return, you’ll enjoy a comprehensive benefits package featuring admin support, healthcare plans, retail discounts, and a generous 25 days of annual leave, setting the stage for success, recognition, and personal satisfaction.

Our client stands as a beacon of stability and growth, entrenched in the legal fabric of the region. Their focus on staff & client wellbeing, paired with an ethos of community engagement and internal networking, makes it an enviable place to work.

If you’re looking to further your career in a firm that advocates for your growth and supports your professional journey, this is a prime opportunity for you.

How to apply for this role

If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’.

Alternatively, contact Michaela Baddeley at Realm Recruit to learn more about this opportunity or register your interest.

Michaela is an Associate Consultant at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of family lawyers in Merseyside, Lancashire and Cheshire West. Working with family teams across the region, she recruits for family law roles at all levels, from paralegal to partner. If you’re a family solicitor looking to make a move, Michaela can help you take your next step.

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Please note that salary and experience levels mentioned serve as a guide.

Realm is fully committed to supporting disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. Should you require any special assistance, we welcome you to get in touch with us.

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£60,000 - £60,000


  • Cheshire

Role type

  • Hybrid working

Contract type

  • Permanent

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Michaela Baddeley

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Specialist for family and care lawyers in Merseyside, Lancashire and West Cheshire.

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