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NQ Family Solicitor

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9 May 2021

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Newly qualified, 1 year
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Watson Ramsbottom, a well-established regional firm, are looking for an NQ Family Solicitor to join their expanding team. 


Working as part of their close-knit family department, you will handle a mixed private family caseload. To begin with, you will mainly work from home, but after lockdown restrictions are lifted, you will be able to split your time between home and Watson Ramsbottom’s office in Blackburn.  


This is an excellent opportunity for a recently qualified solicitor looking to gain hands-on experience, develop their skill set and get their family law career off to a great start, 


NQ Family Solicitor - Lancashire  The company & role   


  • A progressive multi-service practice with offices across Lancashire  


    In this role, you will deal with a mixed private family caseload of divorce, private children and legal aid matters  


    The firm have a strong track record of developing young lawyers; they recognize that their employees are their greatest asset and invest in training and development to help them reach their full potential 


  • Commutable from Preston, Blackburn, Chorley, Burnley, Blackpool and Bolton 


Added extras and benefits   


  • Competitive salary and benefits package 


    Career progression prospects 


    Flexible working 


The ideal candidate   


  • An NQ Family Solicitor (with up to 1 years’ PQE) 


    Will have experience of dealing with a varied private family caseload 


    May have some advocacy experience 


    May be a member of Resolution 


    Will enjoy working as part of a team 


How to apply for this NQ 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 principal 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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