Family Solicitor (4-7 years' PQE)

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Closing date
11 Apr 2021

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Practice area
4 years, 5 years, 6 years, 7 years+

Job Details

This is a fantastic opportunity for a family solicitor who would like to deal with top-quality family matters and be part of a Legal-500 team. 


A very well-regarded family boutique in Manchester are looking to take on a solicitor with 4-7 years’ PQE. The firm have offices across the Cheshire and Manchester area, and as a result of their location, they routinely handle exceptional family matters often on behalf of high-net-worth individuals and business owners.  


Family Solicitor – Manchester  The company & role 


  • A very well-respected family law firm ranked tier 1 in the latest edition of the Legal 500 


    You will join a down-to-earth team and deal with an array of privately funded family matters including complex private children and high-net-worth divorces 


    The firm offers clear and transparent progression opportunities to its lawyers and provides a supportive working environment 


  • Commutable from Manchester, Stockport, Alderley Edge, Macclesfield, Warrington and High Peak 


 Added extras and benefits 


  • Highly competitive salary 


    25 days holiday 


    Pension scheme 


    Work laptop and mobile phone 


    Private healthcare 


    Clear progression structure 


The ideal candidate 


  • A Family Solicitor with 4-7 years’ PQE 


    Will have a mix of private family experience involving finances, divorces and private children matters 


    Will have some advocacy experience 


    Will be used to assisting senior solicitors with complex ancillary matters 


  • A confident and articulate communicator who enjoys networking and business development 


How to apply for this 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 Paula on 03300 245 606 or email


Paula is a senior consultant here at Realm and our family recruitment specialist. She works with family solicitors at all levels and has connections with family departments across the North West, Yorkshire and the Midlands. As a result of her in-depth knowledge of the family law market, she is perfectly placed to help you take your next step.  


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


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