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Family Solicitor

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, Lancashire, Blackburn
£35000 - £45000 per annum
Closing date
12 Mar 2021

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Practice area
2 years, 3 years, 4 years, 5 years
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Are you an ambitious Family Solicitor looking for an opportunity to springboard your career and gain exposure to more complex work?

This role will see you working side on side with a respected Partner, giving you exposure to interesting, HNW work that will put you years ahead of your PQE. You will take on a senior role and be supported to develop your technical and leadership skills en route to Partnership.

The Firm:

This is a highly regarded firm with multiple offices throughout the North West. They have developed an outstanding reputation for their level of client service, which has seen them achieve numerous industry awards. This reputation ensures a steady stream of work, contributing to significant growth in recent years. They have tripled in their headcount in the past 5 years and have ambitious plans to grow by 10% YOY.

You will find a quality of work unheard of at a firm of this size, with clients ranging from HNW individuals to national corporations, making for an interesting caseload. They have an established reputation across several practice areas including, Property, Private Client, Employment, and Corporate.

The firm is modern and forward-thinking and continually invest in technology to ensure they remain ahead of the curve. This has enabled them to streamline their processes, making you more efficient whilst increasing client service levels and satisfaction.

You will find a flexible working culture that actively promotes work/life balance. The Partners are open to various working arrangements, including home working and flexible hours. This flexible approach has given them an unrivalled retention rate and they are always gauging employee satisfaction to ensure their team are happy and motivated.

The Role:

The firm is looking for a Family Solicitor to join the team in their flourishing Blackburn office.

You will handle a caseload of high-quality private Family matters, on behalf of a diverse client base made up of HNW and high profile individuals with assets and interests in the UK and often internationally. The work is varied and includes divorce, finance, separation, prenups, and child law.

The Family department is a key area of investment for the firm and they have exciting plans to grow in this area throughout the next few years. This means that you can expect a high level of development in your career, as well as an abundance of progression opportunities as the firm continues to grow. You will find that you are surrounded by a talented team of renowned lawyers, allowing you to learn from the best and develop your technical ability.

You will undertake your own caseload of interesting, high-value matters, whilst working closely with the Partners in the Family department on more complex work. This will give you a level of exposure that will set you ahead of your years in terms of PQE.

It is an exciting time to join the firm as they embark on a journey to grow throughout the North West and beyond. In addition to a competitive remuneration package, you can expect to receive a high level of investment into your personal development and a clear progression plan that has seen many junior lawyers move into Partnership.


* You will be a Family Solicitor with at least two 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 fantastic opportunity to join a growing, regional law firm as part of their thriving Family department, based in Blackburn.

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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