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Care Solicitor (NQ-2 PQE)

Realm Recruit
£27,000 - £33,000
Closing date
9 May 2021

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 Russell and Russell Solicitors, a well-known multi-service practice, is looking for a junior Family Solicitor to join them at their office in Chester.  


Working as part of their busy family department you will handle a caseload of care and public law matters, on behalf of clients from across the country. 


In return, you’ll receive an excellent benefits package and have access to a plethora of training and development opportunities. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a friendly and supportive family team at a forward-thinking law firm.


Care Solicitor – Chester  The company & role 


  • A pioneering regional firm with low staff turnover and 9 offices across the North West 


  • With secretarial support, you will run your own family law caseload and undertake your own advocacy  


    Ongoing training, guidance and support will be provided 


    Russell and Russell are a close-knit and down-to-earth firm with an active calendar of social and charity events 


    Commutable from Chester, Wrexham, Ellesmere Port, The Wirral and Cheshire. 


 Added extras and benefits 


  • Competitive salary 


    Pension scheme 


    Generous holiday allowance 


    Attendance bonus 


    Northern Rail discount scheme 


    Discounted legal services 


  • Cycle2Work scheme 


The ideal candidate 


  • A NQ Family Solicitor or a Solicitor with up to 2 years’ PQE  


    Will be able to autonomously run a caseload (with secretarial support) 


  • Will be able to undertake their own advocacy work 


    Will be committed to delivering a quality service and excellent client care 


    Someone who is well organised, has excellent attention to detail and good communication skills 


    Must have their own car as the role will involves traveling to courts and the firm’s other offices 


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. 


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. 



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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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