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Family Legal Executive (2+ PQE)

Realm Recruit
£30,000 - £35,000
Closing date
11 Apr 2021

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Practice area
2 years, 3 years, 4 years
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A dynamic multi-service law firm in Wakefield is looking for a Family Legal Executive to join them. 


In this role, you will deal with all aspects of family work including divorce and separation matters and cases involving children.  


This is an exciting opportunity for a family lawyer in the early stages of their career who would to join a friendly team and have plenty of opportunities to develop their skills and expertise. 


Family Legal Executive – Wakefield   The company & role 


  • A Law Society and Lexcel accredited firm with offices across West Yorkshire 


  • Representing both privately paying and legally aided clients, you will manage your own caseload of divorce, separation and civil partnership matters, financial issues arising out of family breakdown as well as Children Act proceedings 


    The firm are big believers in giving back to their local community and support a number of charities in and around West Yorkshire 


    Commutable from Wakefield, Dewsbury, Leeds, Bradford and Huddersfield  


 Added extras and benefits 


  • Competitive salary 


    Excellent progression opportunities 


The ideal candidate 


  • A Family Legal Executive (FCILEx) with 2+ years’ PQE 


  • Will have experience of handling matters involving divorce, financial remedy and private children work 


    Will be able to undertake advocacy in family courts


    Will be committed to delivering a high level of client service 


    A solicitor with excellent client care and communication skills 


    Will be well-organised and capable of working independently 


How to apply for this Family 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 Lucy on 03300 245 606 or email  


Lucy is an Associate Consultant at Realm and specialises in recruiting family solicitors across Yorkshire. She works with family departments at firms of all shapes and sizes in Leeds, York, Harrogate and Huddersfield. If you are looking for a new position, Lucy is ready to help you make a move.  


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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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At Realm Recruit, we believe in treating lawyers like people, not candidates. And we believe in treating law firms like valued partners, not just transactional customers.

Through our refreshing approach, underpinned by our five core values – to be refreshingly human, collaborative, niche, dynamic and consultative – we help to develop careers and sustainably grow law firms.

On a day-to-day basis, we work hard to deliver a personal and tailored recruitment service to the people we work with. We’re truly passionate about the people we work with and are committed to developing long-term mutually-beneficial relationships with both lawyers and law firms.

Each of our Consultants is ultra-specialist, working in a particular niche of the legal profession. We have specialists in all core legal practice areas. Their thorough understanding of the state of the market means that they are perfectly placed to advise those working in their specialist area.

Whether you’re a hiring manager looking for talented legal personnel or a lawyer looking for an exciting new challenge, we are ready to help you.

For an initial discussion regarding any of our vacancies or a discreet chat about your career, please get in touch with our friendly team on 03300 245 606 or email

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