Family Senior Associate (8+ PQE)

Realm Recruit
£45,000 - £65,000
Closing date
7 May 2021
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This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Family Solicitor to take the next step in their career and play an integral role in a growing and successful team. 

In this Family Senior Associate role, you'll join a dynamic multi-service firm in South Manchester. You’ll work side-by-side the Head of Department and handle a mixed bag of interesting family matters, often on behalf of high-net-worth clients. 

The firm are completely remote so you’ll be able to work flexibly and enjoy a healthy work-life balance. You’ll also benefit from their relaxed and down-to-earth working culture and have opportunities to progress your career. 

Family Senior Associate - South Manchester / Remote The company & role  

    A forward-thinking and ambitious firm, originally set up 10 years ago by partners who previously worked together at a leading, national law firm  

    You will handle a diverse family caseload of divorces and separations, child arrangements and finance matters 

    Working closely with the Head of Department, you’ll be involved in helping to further grow the team’s presence through business development and networking 

    The firm have a close-knit team and high levels of staff retention, as they support their employees to develop their careers 

    The firm is based in one of Greater Manchester’s most popular market towns, with offices close to local transport links 

    They are fully remote so you will be able to work where you want, whether that be at home, in the office, or elsewhere! 

    Commutable from Manchester, Stockport, Altrincham, Sale, Hale, Timperley and Warrington  

Added extras and benefits  

    Very competitive salary dependent on experience  


    Flexible working (home working)  

    Ongoing training and support  

    Transparent career path  

    Generous holiday allowance 

    Healthcare cash plan 

The ideal candidate  

    A confident and driven Family Solicitor with 8+ years PQE 

    Will have experience of dealing with a broad range of private family work including finances, divorces and private children matters 

    Someone with experience of building up a caseload and an established personal brand in and around South Manchester 

    A self-starter, who enjoys networking and business development 

How to apply for this Family Senior Associate 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 Principal Consultant here at Realm and a family law recruitment specialist. She works with family solicitors at all levels and has connections with family departments across the North West 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. 

Realm is committed to supporting disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. Applicants are invited to contact Realm to identify any additional support they might require to enable them to make an application. 



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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