Senior Family Solicitor

JMC Legal recruitment
England, Greater Manchester, Bolton
£50000 - £65000 per annum
Closing date
4 Mar 2021

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Practice area
4 years, 5 years, 6 years, 7 years+
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This firm has a highly sought after reputation across the North West and has quickly become the law firm of choice for private individuals and SMEs in the region. You will find an exceptionally high quality of work, along with a friendly team of talented individuals and a modern approach to work/life balance. The firm offers excellent flexibility, with home working commonplace, and the team also take advantage of flexible hours to suit their lifestyle.

The Firm:

With five offices across the North West, this firm is experiencing exponential growth and has doubled its headcount in the last two years. They are now on a path to continue this growth and expand their reach across the UK. This presents an opportunity to join the firm at a relatively early point in its development, which offers you the chance to be a part of an exciting project and progress your career as more leadership roles open in the future. Whilst the firm continues to evolve, they still retain the same values and ethos that they have adopted from day one, and you can expect a warm, family feel throughout the firm where employees are not just colleagues, but friends.

Client service is at the forefront of everything that the firm does. Quality is very much prioritised over quantity, giving you a manageable caseload that allows you to spend more time on individual cases, enabling you to build stronger relationships with your clients. This approach has made them stand out from the competition and win numerous industry awards. As a result, they receive an abundance of referrals meaning there is a steady stream of work.

The firm plays an active role in the local communities that they serve and pride themselves on their commitment to CSR that has included volunteering at food banks, and hosting a charity ball that raised over £5,000 for great local charities. This has put the firm in a positive light in the media and strengthened ties with individuals and businesses who now trust the firm to act on their behalf.

Flexibility has been widely adopted at the firm, and they take an individual approach to employees' needs. The firm has made a significant investment in technology, and you will receive all the necessary tools to enable you to work effectively from the home or office. They have also introduced flexible hours, with early/late starts offered which has been well-received by the team who can now do the school run before starting their day.

The Role:

The firm is looking for a Senior Family Solicitor to join the team in their vibrant Bolton office.

You will handle a high quality of work, focusing solely on privately funded matters.

The work you undertake will be varied and often complex, making for an interesting caseload. This includes divorce and finances, separation, cohabitation, prenups, and child law. You will find the work they undertake is high value and of a standard that is a step above any other firm in the Bolton area.

The Family department houses several individuals who have been recognised by the Legal 500 and have been widely recognised as experts in their field. You will be working alongside one of the department's renowned Family Partners who will be on hand to offer their support and guidance as you undertake increasingly complex work and develop yourself professionally. This degree of Partner contact is unheard of at a firm of this size, and it will be an excellent opportunity for you to learn and progress.

In addition to the work/life balance you will have at the firm, they also offer a highly competitive remuneration package. With expansion at the forefront of their mind, there is an abundance of opportunities to progress.


* You will be a Family Solicitor with at least five years' experience within Family Law
* Able to confidently handle a caseload of Private Family matters including divorce and finance, separation, cohabitation, prenups, and child law
* Have excellent communication skills
* You will be able to build strong relationships with your clients
* Be a team player and with excellent attention to detail

This is a stand-out opportunity for a Senior Family Solicitor to join a dynamic, fast-growing, and highly regarded practice in Bolton.

Apply now for immediate consideration or give me a call for a confidential conversation.


JMC Legal Recruitment are a National legal recruitment agency with offices in London, Bristol and New York. Working with Top law firms, a refreshing approach.

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