Senior Private Family Legal Executive

Job Title: Senior Private Family Legal Executive
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Liverpool
Salary: £50,000+
REF: 2215
Contact Name: Michaela Baddeley
Contact Email:

A progressive Legal 500 firm in Liverpool are looking for a Senior Legal Executive with 8+ years’ experience to join them at their office in Wavertree. 

Working as part of a very well-regarded team, you’ll handle a mixed bag of divorce and private children matters on behalf of a high profile national and international client base. 

The firm are committed to the development of their staff and offer a clear progression path. They are also very committed to corporate social responsibility and offer a fantastic package of perks and benefits. 

Senior Legal Executive - Liverpool 

The company & role  

  • A people-focused full-service law firm with offices across Merseyside and Cheshire 

  • You will join a tier 1 family team particularly renowned for their high-value financial remedy and children work, handling your own caseload of divorce and private children matters 

  • The firm handle the full spectrum of family matters including divorces, financial disputes, children disputes, social services interventions, adoptions and surrogacy issues 

  • The firm have been named as one of The Times’ Best Law Firms 2021 and won the award for Medium Law Firm of the Year at the Law Society Excellence Awards 

  • The firm also support a number of charities and have an in-house equalities committee 

  • Commutable from Liverpool, Southport, The Wirral and Warrington 

Added extras and benefits  

  • Flexible working (2 days working from home) 

  • Competitive salary  

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays + Christmas shutdown + your birthday off 

  • Pension  

  • Social events including Christmas & summer socials  

  • Extensive policies to promote equality  

  • Perk box 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Senior Legal Executive with 8+ years PQE 

  • Will have experience of dealing with a range of private family matters  

  • Will be a team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills 

  • Will be well-organised with very good attention to detail 

  • May have knowledge of international family cases and experience in advocacy 

How to apply for this Senior Legal Executive 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 Michaela on 03300 245 606 or email  

Michaela is a Junior Consultant at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of family lawyers in Merseyside and Lancashire. Working with family teams in Liverpool, Southport, Preston and The Wirral, 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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